Reiki Research

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How Reiki Helps Cancer Patients

How Reiki Helps Cancer Patients

How Reiki Helps Cancer Patients Reiki, a stress reduction and relaxation technique, has become a subject of curiosity for cancer patients everywhere. Studies and anecdotal evidence has shown that, in addition to promoting relaxation among patients, Reiki can also be used to encourage healing and provide other benefits. In fact, some studies have even explored the effect of Reiki on patients who are undergoing cancer treatment concurrently. These studies have found that, although Reiki is not a substitute for other cancer treatments, it may enhance these treatments and offer a number of...

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Reiki and Physics

Reiki and Physics

Has Physics Caught Up With Reiki? In October 1927, the world became a more magical place. The greatest living mathematicians and physicists had gathered in Belgium for the fifth Solvay Conference. It was here that Einstein, unimpressed with Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, famously said: “God does not play dice.” The world was meant to adhere to rules and mechanisms. But it was at this conference, also, that after days of careful discussion, the preeminent minds in their respective fields announced that the universe is not a machine after all. Few saw it at the time, but a shift had...

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Reiki in the Clinical Setting

Reiki in the Clinical Setting

Reiki in the Clinical Setting is On The Rise Reiki is increasingly finding its way into institutional settings, from hospitals to hospices, and the push appears to be coming from patients as well as clinical practitioners. “More and more, patients are requesting care beyond what most consider to be traditional health services, and hospitals are responding to the needs of the communities they serve by offering these therapies,” according to researcher Sita Ananth of Health Forum, an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA). “And hospitals are responding to the...

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Reiki Research – Reiki and ACS

Reiki Research – Reiki and ACS

Physiologic Effect of Relaxation Therapies on Autonomic Tone Early After Acute Coronary Syndromes. Author: Rachel Summer Claire Friedman, Yale University Conclusion of study: Reiki increases vagal activity and decreases anxiety in patients after ACS. Whether longer-term use of this therapy can improve outcomes requires further study. Click here to read the...

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