In Energy Medicine, energy is the medicine and medicine is an agent that is used to heal or prevent disease. Almost everything we encounter causes us some form of physical, emotional, mental, energetic, nutritional or spiritual stress manifesting into an illness. These troubled energies show up in the patient and its energy systems which are continually on overload trying to adapt to the ongoing daily life stressors. The body is then forced to re-pattern to survive the overloads that have become weak, disturbed or out of balance, hence wreaking havoc by manifesting dis-ease, illness, and emotional and mental unrest. Energy Medicine heals the energy system and assists in healthier re-patterning by activating its natural healing energies. It is both a complement to other approaches of medical and behavioral health care and a complete system for self-care and self-help. It can address physical illness, medical conditions and emotional or mental unrest while creating high-level wellness and peak performance.