electrodermal testing

electrodermal testing

(ē-lĕk″trō-dĕr-mĭl tĕst′ĭng)
A technique used in complementary and alternative medicine to measure electromagnetic energy in the skin and to apply that information to diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes.
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There is no evidence that cytotoxicity tests, provocation-neutralization, electrodermal testing, applied kinesiology, iridology, or hair analysis has diagnostic value for allergic rhinitis.
EAV, also known as electrodermal testing (EDS) or meridian stress analysis (MSA), uses an ohmmeter to measure the electrical resistance and conductivity of specific acupuncture points on the skin.
researchers looked at several of the food allergy testers, including Nutron, a blood test run by Nutron Laboratories; electrodermal testing,; Applied kinesiology, available from private practitioners at between pounds 28 and pounds 50; an IgC blood test from York Nutritional Laboratories and the Innerlight Hair Test.