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 Chelation Therapy: Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Chelation therapy is an intravenous treatment designed to bind heavy metals in the body in order to treat heavy metal toxicity.
The cost of therapy is considerable, but it is a fraction of the cost of an expensive medical procedure like cardiac bypass surgery.
However, for the treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease, EDTA chelation therapy is not endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA), the FDA, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), or the American College of Cardiology.
health.enotes.com /alternative-medicine-encyclopedia/chelation-therapy   (1100 words)

  
 Physical Therapy Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is based upon principles of medical science, and is generally held to be within the sphere of conventional (rather than alternative) medicine.
This semistructured process is used to rule out serious pathology (so called red flags), establish functional limitations, establish the diagnosis, guide therapy, and establish a baseline for monitoring progress.
Most educational institutions in the United States have transitioned or are transitioning to an entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy degree for entry-level physical therapy practice.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Physical_therapy   (1293 words)

  
 Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Encyclopedia of Psychology
A therapeutic approach based on the principle that maladaptive moods and behavior can be changed by replacing distorted or inappropriate ways of thinking with thought patterns that are healthier and more realistic.
Cognitive therapy is an approach to psychotherapy that uses thought patterns to change moods and behaviors.
Pioneers in the development of cognitive behavior therapy include Albert Ellis (1929-), who developed rational-emotive therapy (RET) in the 1950s, and Aaron Beck (1921-), whose cognitive therapy has been widely used for
soc.enotes.com /gale-psychology-encyclopedia/cognitive-behavior-therapy   (108 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Radiation therapy
Skin and hair are some of the tissues most noticeably affected by radiation treatment, resulting in skin lesions, burning, redness, and possibly hair loss.
Radiation therapy is used to fight many types of cancer.
Often it is used to shrink the tumor as much as possible before surgery to remove the cancer.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001918.htm   (376 words)

  
 Click2Houston.com - Health Encyclopedia - Genital Warts
Or, the doctor may prescribe a medication that you apply at home several times per week.
Surgical treatments include cryosurgery, electrocauterization, laser therapy, or cutting them out.
If you develop genital warts, all of your sexual partners must be examined by a health care provider and treated if genital warts are found.
www.click2houston.com /encyclopedia/6861156/detail.html   (970 words)

  
 WSBTV.com - Health Encyclopedia - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
The American Academy of Pediatrics has guidelines for treating ADHD:
Set specific, appropriate target goals to guide therapy.
When treatment has not met the target goals, evaluate the original diagnosis, the possible presence of other conditions, and how well the treatment plan has been implemented.
www.wsbtv.com /encyclopedia/6862179/detail.html   (1038 words)

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