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Energy Medicine

Energy medicine involves the manipulation of various energy fields, which may or may not be measurable.

Veritable Energy

Veritable energy practices are based on veritable i.e. objectively measurable, forms of energy including electromagnetic fields.

Includes Lightwave Stimulation, Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.

Putative Energy

Puatative energy practices are based on putative i.e. yet to be measured energy fields (also called biofields) generally reflect the concept that human beings are infused with subtle forms of energy, including spiritual energy.

Includes various practices, such as colour therapy, qigong, reiki and tai chi.

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