Animals treat people
Closely and frequently contacting with the animals, we mostly tend to see in their behavior the signs of human behavior, and most often attributed to them (this is called anthropomorphism). However, there are objective grounds for such attitude to our younger brothers, as they are able to show love. loyalty, friendship quite like a human being.
However animals have some advantages compared to us — keen eyesight and ability to see in darkness, subtle scent, and most of them are sensitive to natural waves, which is not the (ultra-, and infrasound, electromagnetic waves, etc.). Therefore, there is reason to talk about psychic (hypersensitive) abilities of animals, in particular treatment.
Historians of medicine pedigree animal therapy or animal therapy (from lat. animal — animal and GK. therapies — to treat) lead from the ancient Greeks and almost with the days of the caveman. Whatever it was and this medical field is developing and gives many positive results. What’s the name of therapy, in which animals healing people?
The use of certain animals by scientifically justified methodology for the treatment of certain diseases, human diseases, is called animal-assisted therapy purposeful. It is used doctors together with other professionals, usually in specialized institutions. Animal-assisted therapy is divided into separate kinds depending on what animals are used for therapeutic purposes. Let us characterize some of them.
Hippotherapy (from the Greek. — horse) can be compared to a special kind of physical therapy. Because metered riding strengthens the muscles, removes some of the shortcomings of the musculoskeletal system. Effective for certain mental and neurological diseases (in particular hyperactivity, mental retardation children, cerebral palsy), scoliosis, prostatitis, atherosclerosis, sequelae of traumatic brain injuries, polio, etc.
Canistherapy (from lat. — dog) improves the condition of patients with schizophrenia, autism, and physical inactivity. After all, walks with the dog, communicating with it, inspire positive perception of the world, reduce the likelihood of cardiovascular diseases, myocardial infarction. The use of canine therapy also is recommended in hysteria, mental and nervous exhaustion (psycho – neurosis), and various neuroses.
Feline (from lat. — kot) is based on the fact that cats are his master soothingly, stabilize blood pressure, heart function, improve vascular tone, cleaning head and joint pain. Purring cat — not that other, as the sound vibrations with a frequency of 20-50 grts, there are certain vibrations which according to the studies stimulate the healing process.
Cats — excellent diagnosticians, usually fall or crumple paws a place where there are any violations. It is noticed that the particles of wool, cat saliva is extremely unlikely to be allergens, rather, in a certain way train the immune system. Statistically proven that people who keep these mysterious animals live longer.
Dolphin, as the psychiatrists say — is not a specific method of strengthening of protective forces of an organism of people of different ages with various disorders, and healthy or in the so-called state of preexisting diseases. The therapeutic and prophylactic effects from contact with dolphins is not only a physical and subconscious synchronization of behavior with these intelligent creatures, but to stay in their aura, the area of validity of their high frequency and infrasound signals.
To animal therapy conventionally also include the treatment of reptiles (drugs based on snake venom, hirudotherapy, the use of medicinal leeches), bee products (apitherapy), the bites of ants and formic acid. Known methods of treatment involving such exotic animals as elephants, crocodiles, kangaroos.