Flashcards in Integrative Medicine Deck (25):
An important aspect of integrative medicine is that it is informed by ________.
Medicine that views the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life as closely interconnected is known as ________ medicine.
Integrative medicine was first made popular by ________ at his program in ________.
Dr. Weil, Tucson, AZ
What year did the American Holistic Medical Association start?
When did the first fellowship in Integrative Medicine begin?
When did board certification by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine start?
When was the American Board of Integrative Medicine established?
What are some herbs/nutritional medicines that can be recommended for irritable bowel syndrome?
The volatile oil found in peppermint (menthol) has what property? What is this most likely due to?
Calcium channel blockade
Other GI effects that peppermint oil can have are:
Improve rhythmic peristaltic activity
Relieves intestinal spasm
Increased bile secretion
In the GI system, fennel has ________ effects and probably acts as an ________ and ________.
Antispasmodic, anticholinergic, calcium blocker
Prebiotics are complex sugars used as ________ by bacteria.
Probiotics are particularly helpful for treating ________.
Antibiotic associated diarrhea
________ is a non-pathogenic yeast strain isolated from the skins of tropical fruit and is used to prevent and treat diarrhea.
S. boulardii also helps prevent ________ associated with antibiotic use, tube feedings, and GI infections (especially of children)
________ produces a protein that breaks down and inhibits the binding of C. difficile-produced toxin A.
The focus of ________ medicine is on systems, often starting with the GI system.
What are the 4 R’s of Functional Medicine?
Dysbiosis and intestinal hyperpermeability can lead to a ________, ________, and ________.
Hyperactive immune system, allergic reactions, increased HPA axis activity
TCM originated in China and evolved over ________ years ago
The TCM concept of acupuncture consists of ________ principle meridians and ________ “extraordinary” meridians.
“Vital dynamis” is disease caused by deterioration of an immaterial vital principle in individuals and is associated with ________.
Homeopathy became popular with physicians in Philadelphia in what year(s)?
When was the Office of Alternative Medicine set up with NIH?