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The humanistic approach is a form of psychotherapy which encourages the client think about their feelings, and take responsibility for their thoughts and actions.
Hydropathy is another name for hydrotherapy, the use of water for soothing pains and treating diseases.
Hydrotherapy is the use of water for soothing pains and treating diseases
Hyperactivity means having increased movement, impulsive actions, and a shorter attention span, and being easily distracted.
Hyperbaric medicine is another term for hyperbaric therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
|Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy||
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is another term for hyperbaric therapy, which increases atmospheric pressure to allow the body to incorporate more oxygen into the body.
Hyperbaric therapy is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
Hypercalcaemia is a condition in which the calcium level in your blood is above normal
Hypercusis is abnormal discomfort caused by sounds that are tolerable to listeners with normal hearing.
Hypericum perforatum is another term for St. John's Wort, a plant used to treat a range of conditions including depression.
|Hyperkinesia or Hyperkenisis||
Hyperkinesia or hyperkenisis are other terms for hyperactivity, which means having increased movement, impulsive actions, and a shorter attention span, and being easily distracted.
Hyperkinetic disorder is another term for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a condition in children who have three main kinds of problems, overactive behaviour (hyperactivity), impulsive behaviour, and difficulty in paying attention.
Hyperlexia is a condition in which the main characteristics are an above normal ability to read accompanied with a below normal ability to understand spoken language.
Hyperoxygenation is another term for hyperbaric therapy, which is the medical use of oxygen at a higher than atmospheric pressure.
Abnormal immunological reaction produced in certain individuals when re-exposed to antigens that are innocuous to other individuals.
Hyperthermia is a term used to describe a range of heat-related conditions during which the body temparature rises including heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps etc.
Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat a variety of medical and psychological problems.
Hypocalcemia is a condition in which there is not enough calcium in the blood.
Hypocusis is a reduction in sensitivity to sounds.
Hypomagnesaemia is a disorder in which someone has abnormally low levels of magnesium in their blood.
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