Reiki, one of the most popular types of energy therapy techniques, can heal most of psychological and organic diseases
such as depression, diabetes, cancer, scoliosis and back pain and many others
Six studies have addressed the probability of organic disease
in patients with IBS symptoms.
In the low back pain section, information about how to screen for important differential diagnoses such as pain referred from abdominal aortic aneurism, genito-urinary system infections, tumours, or other organic disease
is not adequately covered.
In our group of consecutive patients with chronic diarrhea, 1 of the 9 (11%) patients with Crohn disease, 6 of the 21 (29%) with other organic diseases
, and 30 of the 40 (75%) with IBS fulfilled the Rome criteria for IBS diagnosis.
Further, before attributing anemia to the af orementioned etiologies, it is vital to assess the possibility of underlying organic disease
of the GI tract, including, but not limited to, ulcers and tumors.
Table 1 provides descriptive statistics for the variables, including causes of emergency hospital admissions (total organic disease
admissions as well as cause-specific admissions) and the various pollution and meteorological variables employed.
While it is now neither regarded as an organic disease
nor a specific mental disorder, it lives on in popular culture both in the image of the happy nympho, and conversely in the victimized child who grows up to be a sex addict.
The first formal documented study on hysteria was done by Sydenham in the 1560s who was the first to declare that hysteria can simulate almost all forms of organic disease
and deemed that hysteria originated not in the uterus, but the mind.
Would it not be more scientific and pragmatic for psychiatry to revert to the "organic-not organic" determination, to which all physicians are obligated, but which psychiatrists refute, concluding that patients with psychological symptoms and no organic disease
have real-life, situational problems for which psychotherapy is needed.
The traditional definition of organic disease
would lead us to expect a fairly narrow range of symptoms, of causes, and of treatments (if any).
A child who appears to suffer from psychogenic pain should undergo a complete physical examination, including a thorough musculoskeletal and neutologic check, in order to rule out organic disease
A total of 1,001 people agreed to undergo esophagogastroduodenoscopy, including biopsy and Helicobacter pylori culturing, to rule out organic disease
as the cause of their symptoms.