Anthroposophic medicine and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Rising antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global health problem - Studies show the significant potential from anthroposophic and other integrative medicine approaches to safely reduce antimicrobial use. Find  IVAAs statement  here.

Have as well a look at the presentation prepared for the CAM Interest Group, European Parliament, Bruxelles 1April 2014 

In November 2015, on occasion of the "Antibiotics Awareness Day", the IVAA together with EUROCAM published the position paper

 The role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in reducing the problem of antimicrobial resistance

Study Results on Anthroposophic Therapies

Schwab J, Murphy J, Andersson P, Lunde G, Kiene H, Hamre HJ, Kienle GS: Eurythmy Therapy in Anxiety.  Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2011;17(4): 58-65. Read more…

Büsssing A, Edelhäuser F, Weisskircher A, Fouladbakhsh JM and Heusser P. Inner Correspondence and Peacefulness with Practices among Participants in Eurythmy Therapy and Yoga: A Validation Study.  Hindawi Publishing Corporation Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 329023, 9 pages doi:10.1155/2011/329023 read more... 

Edelhäuser F, Minnerop A, Trapp B, Büssing A, Cysarz D: Eurythmy Therapy increases specific oscillations of heart rate variability 2015 Jun 6;15:167. doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0684-6.

Berger B, Bertram M, Kanitz J, Pretzer K, Seifert G: ‘‘Like Walking into an Empty Room’’: Effects of Eurythmy Therapy on Stress Perception in Comparison with a Sports Intervention from the Subjects’ Perspective—A Qualitative Study. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:856107. doi: 10.1155/2015/856107. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

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