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Acupuncture and Sound Assisted Autonomic Modulation Technique: Part 4 References


Acupuncture and Sound Assisted Autonomic Modulation Technique: Patient Guide

Tim H. Tanaka, Ph.D. Director, The Pacific Wellness Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Visiting Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, Tsukuba University of Technology, Japan

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