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The [[National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine]] defines '''Energy Medicine''' as therapies that use forces that are, and are not, detectable with conventional scientific instrumentation. There are two broad subclasses:
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The [[National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine]] <ref>[[National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine]], U.S. [[National Institutes of Health]], [http://http://nccam.nih.gov/health/whatiscam/]</ref> describes '''Energy Medicine''' as therapies that use forces that are, and are not, detectable with conventional scientific instrumentation. There are two broad subclasses:
 
*'''Bioelectromagnetic-based therapies''' involve the unconventional use of [[electromagnetism|electromagnetic fields]], such as pulsed fields, magnetic fields, or alternating-current or direct-current fields.  
 
*'''Bioelectromagnetic-based therapies''' involve the unconventional use of [[electromagnetism|electromagnetic fields]], such as pulsed fields, magnetic fields, or alternating-current or direct-current fields.  
 
*'''Biofield therapies''' are intended to affect energy fields that purportedly surround and penetrate the human body.
 
*'''Biofield therapies''' are intended to affect energy fields that purportedly surround and penetrate the human body.
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The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine [1] describes Energy Medicine as therapies that use forces that are, and are not, detectable with conventional scientific instrumentation. There are two broad subclasses:

  • Bioelectromagnetic-based therapies involve the unconventional use of electromagnetic fields, such as pulsed fields, magnetic fields, or alternating-current or direct-current fields.
  • Biofield therapies are intended to affect energy fields that purportedly surround and penetrate the human body.

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