magnet therapy

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magnet therapy

n.
An alternative medical therapy in which the placement of magnets or magnetic devices on the skin is thought to prevent or treat symptoms of disease, especially pain.
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Among the precursors of spiritualism was the Magnetist Movement which had grown out of the magnetic healing theories of Franz Anton Mesmer.
Before that, he could only perform magnetic healing, but not surgery.
The ranges of services in Spiritual Tourism include Yoga, meditation, natural healing, contact healing, magnetic healing, and Ayurveda.
On the other hand, there are energy and magnetic healing sessions, and finally, work on the subconscious.
Responding to its accompanying literature, he sent for a free book, Hypnotism as It is (Sage, 1900a), which offered to disclose "secrets [of the] science that brings business and social success" and "the hidden mysteries of personal magnetism, hypnotism, magnetic healing, etc.".
The commission concluded in 1784 that magnetic healing was entirely due to the belief of the patient (placebo effect) and the power of suggestion (hypnosis).
D.D.'s transition to magnetic healing from his grocery business did not occur overnight.
The institute, located in Jumeirah Lake Towers, offers 50 courses in various disciplines like aromatherapy, reflexology, therapeutic massage, magnetic healing and ear coning, besides core subjects like anatomy, physiology and pathology, its founder Sunita Tekchand said.
the science of magnetic healing, telepathy, mind reading, clairvoyant hypnosis, mesmerism, animal magnetism and kindred sciences."
Ann Dunn-Glass has helped hundreds of people and pets in the North-East to reduce their aches and pains, through magnetic healing. As a Bioflow representative and member of the Women's Institute, Ann gives talks entitled The Mystery of Magnets to WIs throughout the region-free of charge.
You can buy magnetic bracelets and mattresses or have a magnetic healing session.
In his latest book, Science or Pseudoscience: Magnetic Healing, Psychic Phenomena, and Other Heterodoxies (2001), Bauer writes: "Comparisons between anomalistics and science as it is actually practiced will show that no sharp division can be established" (anomalistics being a politically correct term for the study of bizarre claims).