healing touch

A form of complementary and alternative medicine based on the belief that a vital energy flows through the human body. This energy is said to be balanced or made stronger by practitioners who pass their hands over a patient's body. Healing touch is being studied in patients receiving cancer treatments to find out if it can improve quality of life, boost the immune system, or reduce side effects.

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