Published on July 16th, 20130
Reiki Energy Healing
But is there anything to Reiki? No, sez doctor-run medical watchdog group Quackwatch:
Reiki has no substantiated health value and lacks a scientifically plausible rationale. Science-based healthcare settings should not tolerate its use, and scarce government research dollars should not be used to study it further.
A study by the University of Arizona determined that:
Practicing Reiki does not appear to routinely produce high-intensity electromagnetic fields from the heart or hands.
Additionally, the ASA has objected to three Reiki healers advertising their services as legitimate medical treatments.
Patients and consumers looking for medical help should be wary of Reiki healers and their claims, which have not been substantiated by science.
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