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Qualitative Research Methods - PNI

PNI is one of the most intriguing fields bridging the gap between allopathic and alternative medicines.
• How does the PNI complex relate to the placebo effect?
• How is the autonomic nervous system (ANS) comprised of the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches similar to the Asian concept of yin and yang?
• What are the neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying the effect of yoga?
• How is the fight-or-flight response mediated in the autonomic nervous system?

• What is the overall philosophy behind the treatment methods in yoga?
• According to the treatment paradigm, what are the possible causes of the symptoms for common diseases?
• What are the benefits and risks of using this method of treatment?
• Analyze the similarities and differences between yoga with traditional allopathic medicine?

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PNI
PNI is one of the most intriguing fields bridging the gap between allopathic and alternative medicines.
• How does the PNI complex relate to the placebo effect?

PNI is an acronyms that stand for psychoneuroimmunology. PNI enforces beliefs that physicians have held for many centuries that a patient's mental state influences diseases and healing. PNI studies the connection between the immune system and the brain. PNI was studied by Rober Ader in the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. Ader performed experiments on lab rats and showed that environmental factors could impact immune system. PNI principle work against accepted scientific knowledge, which held that the immune system was not related to other bodily systems. PNI have focused on how stress, hostility, and depression impact the immune system. PNI aim to show that happiness or emotions can benefits health. PNI studied how a patient's desire to get well is related to the outcome of a disease. There is hard evidence that the placebo effect in complex pathologies is a connection between mind, brain, and immune system. PNI strives to find tangible linkage between mind/body. The placebo effect is a curious aspect of healing. A placebo is a sugar pill or other non active prescription that may be given so that the patient thinks he or she is being treated medically. The actual incidence of the placebo effect is difficult to measure, but researchers believe that many patients will improve on a placebo effect. PNI is "closely related to placebo response or placebo effect." PNI is the reason placebo response works.
• How is the autonomic nervous system (ANS) comprised of the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches similar to the Asian concept of yin and yang?
The autonomic nervous system ( ANS) consist of the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches similar to the Asian concept of ying and yang because the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of ANS is called dualism. The concept of dualism are opposite just like male and female. The autonomic nervous system is the "master regulator" of metabolism. It produces autonomatic reactions in the body through its ganglia or nerves. The sympathetic branch is referred to as the "fight or ...

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PNI is an acronyms that stand for psychoneuroimmunology. PNI enforces beliefs that physicians have held for many centuries that a patient's mental state influences diseases and healing. PNI studies the connection between the immune system and the brain. PNI was studied by Rober Ader in the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. Ader performed experiments on lab rats and showed that environmental factors could impact immune system.

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