spontaneous remission

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spon·ta·ne·ous re·mis·sion

disappearance of symptoms without formal treatment.

spontaneous remission

1 the reversal of progress of disease without formal treatment.
2 the disappearance of symptoms of a mentally ill patient without formal treatment.

spon·ta·ne·ous re·mis·sion

(spon-tā'nē-us rē-mis'shŭn)
Disappearance of symptoms without formal treatment.

spontaneous remission,

n phrase used by medical professionals to describe a patient's complete recovery that is inexplicable by medical means.
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13) Kristensen reviewed 760 traumatic perforations and reported a spontaneous closure rate of only 80%; he wrote that the mechanism of injury likely influences the rate of spontaneous healing.
Vineyard Christian Fellowship, whose worship services include speaking in tongues, spontaneous healing and other so-called signs and wonders.
Weil, and from my own perspective, this spontaneous healing begins with the patient's hope and belief that it can occur.
Hezekiah, then, had a longstanding feverish and toxic illness which manifested or ended in a discharging abscess with spontaneous healing.
Scientific Advisory Board member at BioRegenerative Sciences, added “Feminease is a scientific shift from conventional treatment options that promotes the natural lubrication of tissue, and provides long term relief by enabling our own spontaneous healing mechanisms.
He is a best-selling author, whose books include Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health.
Jorgensen reported successful treatment of patients with conservative measures and spontaneous healing documented by angiography was also reported (8).
The author moves through conceptualizations of the human energy field and energy therapies, spontaneous healing, miracle healing, and participating knowingly in change into another view of transforming the one.
In contrast to lab physiology studies, this chapter looks at how dreams may alert us to physical illness and overall health status, suggest health remedies and dramatic life-style changes, and coincide with spontaneous healing.
The selective activity of Debrase([R]), which removes only the eschar without harming vital tissue, also minimizes the need for additional skin grafts, allowing for potential spontaneous healing of the burn wound.
Weil's books include the national bestsellers Spontaneous Healing, 8 Weeks to Optimum Health, Eating Well for Optimum Health, The Healthy Kitchen and Healthy Aging, A Lifelong Guide to Physical and Spiritual Well-being.

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