"The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease."Thomas A. Eddison(1847 - 1931)

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Those who uphold the traditional Western approach to education would simply describe this outcome as a phenomenon, indicating that it is a one time, unexplainable event. It simply does not fit their paradigm. Members of any Far Eastern culture, on the other hand, would not be surprised by these results. They would recognize that energy had been transferred from a distance on the mental level in the form of prayer. In these traditions the correct flows of energy both inside and outside our bodies are considered indispensable attributes of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. Persons interested in this subject should refer to four volumes on healing research, written by Dr. Daniel Benor. The hard evidence regarding numerous studies done on this subject, and the countries in which these studies were conducted, is already in print.

In the West, the recently emerging concept of holistic energy medicine or vibrational medicine is based on the assumption that a human being and its surrounding environment is composed of many forms of the same energy --from the very dense to the very subtle.  In a larger context, Bioenergy fits perfectly into this new model of medicine. It is a form of art, as medicine was at one time, that regards each human being as an individual and deals with the whole person rather than specific aliments. Just as an art, bioenergy is based on the vision, creativity and intuition. Although it has certain rules, it demands free thinking. It takes years of education and practice before an artist or a healer is recognized.

In the Chinese system of energy work called Chi Gong the flow of energy on internal and external levels can be sluggish, congested, weak or blocked, as a result of broken bones, injured or damaged joints, cut or damaged nerves, poor blood circulation, damaged or unclean skin, and so on. A diet that is overly acidic or alkaline (in Chinese terminology, too much yin or yang) can also contribute to the imbalance of energy.  We are also affected by stressful situations, when the nervous system is unable to deal with the stress level adequately, and electrical signals from the brain are interfering with the energy flow.

When the energy flow in the body is blocked, weak or congested, we are dealing with an incorrect flow of information.  As we know, neurotransmitters constantly supply information from the brain to each cell, and also carry information back from the cells to the brain. This constant "chattering" in the form of an exchange of information happening within our bodies occurs below the surface of conscious awareness and is biochemical and electrical in nature. Disturbances in one 'conduit' invariably lead to disturbances in another. If this situation continues longer, the entire information system becomes disturbed in the area where the problem occurs. Cells lose their ability to communicate with each other, as well as with their headquarters in the brain. Disturbances affecting the flow of information inside the body have the same effect as disturbances of information in any other organized system -the creation of chaos, which causes disintegration of the system. In this case chaos often manifests as illness. Thus, an illness can be caused by the disturbed flow of energy in the body.

The body ‘matrix’ can be thought of as a structure that is either liquid or crystalline.  Within this matrix, there are innumerable tiny tubules, running throughout the body. These tubules are collectively known as the cytoskeleton.  They are actually microfilaments that can be seen at the subcellular level and are part of a new emerging view of the body function in molecular biology.  The size of a microfilament is 4-6 nanometers (picture an average marble and note its size: a marble is to the Earth as a nanometer is to a meter). This microfilaments are in each of your cells: trafficking proteins to specific destinations, moving organelles throughout the cell in an orderly manner, and even transporting the mRNA molecules from the nucleus to specific areas for translation. It was traditionally thought that this group of microfilaments, or the cytoskeleton, only placed a small role in maintaining cell integrity, cell division, and cytoplasmic streaming, but recently scientists have begun to recognize that the cytoskeleton is also involved in cell signalling, metabolism, and molecular transport.