What 4 elements are included in the “New Perspective on the Health of Canadians”?
- Human Biology
- Health Care Organizations
Stress Management Techniques
- deep breathing
- progressive relaxation
- guided imagery
What are the 3 Life Domains?
Allopathic or Holistic: focuses on experience, causes and patterns based on individuals experiences
What are the signs of stress overload?
- experiencing physical symptoms
- having frequent illness
- self medicating
- concentration problems
- irritable, anxious or apathetic
- working or studying longer or harder
- exaggerating the importance of what you do
- becoming accident-prone
- breaking rules
- going to extremes
When did Pharmaceuticals and Surgery start becoming more popular?
Late 1800’s - Present
What are two of the fastest growing modalities today?
Acupuncture and TCM
What is another term for western/traditional medicine?
Chronic effects of stress?
- immune sysstem is suppressed
- upset stomach function
- mouth ulcers or cold sores
- skin problems, eczema or psoriasis
- coritsol can increase appetite, weight gain
- menstrual irregularities
- muscular twitches
Allopathic or Holistic: Degenerative Issues
What two M words was our nation’s health status based on?
Morbidity & Mortality
What are some other terms for Holistic Wellness?
What are the 4 aspects of self in the First Nations Medicine Wheel?
Traditional Chinese Medicine
What Holistic medicine is the “Pulse and Tongue Analysis” a part of?
Acute effects of Stress?
DABB M H
- breathing quickens
- digestive system slows down
- brain becomes more alert
- HR increases
- adrenal glands produce more stress hormone
- muscles tense
True or False: Regulation is there to protect the professional
False, it is to protect the public.
Who discovered the Acupressure modality, and how long ago?
The Chinese, 5000 years ago.
What does physical activity reduce the risk of?
- Heart Disease
- Predisposed genetic factors
Allopathic or Holistic: focuses on measurements, symptoms based on population norms
In what century, did we move away from whole body or organism thought into individual organs?
Which modality of Holistic Medicine incorporates many of the others together?
Regulations Health Professions Act
What type of Holistic medicine is based on the view that humanity is part of a larger creation, and that we are all subject to the same laws that govern nature?
Definition: Health & Wellness
not merely the absence of disease or infirmity but a state of complete physical, mental and social well being.
What happens in the Resistance Stage of GAS?
- stressor continues
- body uses internal resources to try to deal
- very difficult to do long term
eg., dealing with long term problems, sick parent, issues with children, etc
The World is made up of what 4 things?
What form can a Herb be in?
Allopathic or Holistic: Chronic Stress & Lifestyle Disorders
What theory or practice are Bernard & Beschamp responsible for?
What is the best known theory in relation to stress?
General Adaptation Syndrome
When was Hippocrates around? What was he about?
460BC - respect and support nature’s healing force which inhabits each living organism and animates all of nature.
respect for a person’s natural inner healing power is the basic principle that unites many different natural healing therapies and methods
Naturopathic Scope of Practice
- Toxic Metal Screening
- Hair Analysis
- Chelation Therapy
True or False: Often, the same schools that train the practitioner will also license them.
What 5 things does Holistic Wellness include?
What do OMT’s do?
treat multiple types of musculoskeletal problems
- soft tissue manipulation
- strain or counterstrain of muscles
- low amplitude, high velocity, thrusting techniques
- ultrasound, electrical stimulation, or hot pack muscle relaxing
What Act are Naturopaths a part of?
Drugless Practitioners Act
Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
What happens in the Exhaustion Stage of GAS
- stressor continues on over long period of time
- no longer can function
- small amount of more stress can cause breakdown
What education do you need to be a Naturopath?
Bachelor in Science, 4 years 4200 hours at naturopathic college
What century was cell biology and the microscope introduced?
What does Chiropractic mean, what language does it originate from?
Done by hand, greek
What does Emotional wellness help with?
- Reduce stress
- Anxiety coping
What was developed in Canada as a tool to help people enhance their health and well being?
Quality of Life Model
Definition: Holistic Health
of or relating to “holism”
relating to or concerned with WHOLES or with COMPLETE systems rather than analysis of, treatment of, or dissection into parts.
What are the 3 mechanisms to Health Promotion?
- Self Care - what are you doing for your own health?
- Mutual Aid - people helping each other i.e.?
- Healthy Environments - Conducive to health i.e. healthy public policies - ban on smoking
What 7 modalities are “regulated”?
- Massage Therapy
Who published “A new perspective on the Health of Canadians”? What year?
What are 3 different principles of TCM?
- Yin and Yang
- Awareness and manipulation of life energy (Qi or Chi)
- Five Element Theory
Allopathic or Holistic: Structural Damage
What is Acupressure? What Holistic modality does it fall under?
uses the fingers or hands to press or puncture or heat certain points on the body. The pressure is designed to release energy blocks in the meridians of the body.
How many years of undergrad and chiropractic college do Chiropracters need to go through?
3 years undergrad, 4 years chiropractic college
What happens in the Alarm Stage of GAS?
- stressor first occurs
- body responds immediately
- lowered resistance
- increased hormone levels
- increased blood presssure
- internal adjustments to cope
- returns to normal state
eg., hitting black ice when driving
Allopathic or Holistic: Trauma
True or False: Osteopathic Manual Practitioners are NOT Osteopaths.
What is Bimaadiziwin?
The way of good life or Everyday good living
Allopathic or Holistic: Glandular Weakness
Which modality of Holistic Medicine involves “laying on of hands” above the body and moving the hands over the body without making contact.
Who was responsible for the Germ Theory? What century was this?
Pasteur. Mid 1800’s
How old is TCM?
at least 3000 years old
What are the top 10 stressful jobs?
- Police Officer
- Emergency Dispatcher
- News Reporter
- Social Worker
Allopathic or Holistic: Acute Conditions
True or False: Most holistic modalities have national or provincial governing body
False, sometimes they don’t even have an association.
Allopathic or Holistic: Toxicity
What was the first medical school of “German Scientific Medicine”, and when did it open?
John Hopkins University
Allopathic or Holistic: Organ failure
Where does Aromatherapy originate?
Allopathic or Holistc: Immunity
What are the stages of GAS?
- Alarm Stage
- Resistance Stage
- Exhaustion Stage
Why are needles put into the skin during acupuncture?
to correct and rebalance the flow of vital life energy, thereby relieving pain or restoring health
What are the 7 Dimensions of Wellness?
What are the 4 fundamental values?
Allopathic or Holistic: Systemic Imbalances