Allergy Free: An Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide / Edition 1

Allergy Free: An Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide / Edition 1

by Konrad Kail
     
 

ISBN-10: 188729936X

ISBN-13: 9781887299367

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: AlternativeMedicine.com Books

In ALLERGY FREE, 25 leading physicians explain the techniques and natural substances that brought recovery to their patients. Explore dozens of self-help options for treating allergies without drugs in an interactive cross-referenced format.The authors of this thoroughly researched book designed it as an educational tool to help readers choose the best course of

Overview

In ALLERGY FREE, 25 leading physicians explain the techniques and natural substances that brought recovery to their patients. Explore dozens of self-help options for treating allergies without drugs in an interactive cross-referenced format.The authors of this thoroughly researched book designed it as an educational tool to help readers choose the best course of treatment and prevent allergies from developing in the first place. Konrad Kail, N.D., co-owner of Naturopathic Family Care in Phoenix, is a member of the Advisory Council to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at the National Institutes for Health.Permanently reverse your allergies when you learn: How to be your own allergy detective How to build up your bodys defenses against allergies How to allergy-proof your home Why were having an epidemic of asthma Why its important to eat a varied diet How vaccinations and antibiotics set the stage for allergies How stress contributes to allergies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781887299367
Publisher:
AlternativeMedicine.com Books
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors8
Important Information for the Reader9
User's Guide10
Introduction: You Don't Have to Suffer With Allergies12
Chapter 1Understanding Allergy and Sensitivity14
Allergy, Sensitivity, Intolerance: What's the Difference?
Success Story: From Asthma to Tibet with Alternative Medicine
Allergy 101: The Basics of Antibody-Antigen Reactions
Types of Allergies and Allergic Conditions
What Happens in a Non-Antibody-Mediated Event?
Chapter 2Causes of Allergy and Sensitivity38
Allergy Susceptibility May Be in Your Genes
Early Childhood Practices Lead to Allergy and Sensitivity
Barrier Function Default: The Root of Allergy and Sensitivity
Toxic Overload Impairs All Barrier Functions
Factors That Impair Support-Organ Function
Eliminating Allergies with Alternative Therapies
Chapter 3Allergy/Sensitivity Testing70
The First Step: Patient History
Testing for Allergy/Sensitivity Triggers
Testing for the Causes of Allergy/Sensitivity
Chapter 4Prevention of Sensitization106
Breast-Feed Your Infant
Introduce Solid Foods Later
Avoid Early Immunizations
Drink Adequate Fluids
Allergy-Proof Your House
Adopt a Healthy Diet
Protect Skin
Chapter 5Environmental Control128
Sources of Environmental Toxicity
Chemical Sensitivity and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Success Story: A Doctor Reverses Sick Building Syndrome
Eliminate Toxins in Your Environment
Clean Up Your Body's Environment
Chapter 6Therapeutic Diets158
Are Food Reactions Making You Sick?
How Diet Leads to Allergy/Sensitivity
Success Story: Diet Reverses Ulcerative Colitis
Therapeutic Diets That Minimize Food Reactions
Chapter 7Healing Leaky Gut Syndrome184
Success Story: Throwing Away the Ritalin
Restoring Intestinal Integrity
Hypothyroidism and Malabsorption
Hypochlorhydria and Maldigestion
Enzyme Deficiency and Leaky Gut
Illuminating the Candida Connection
Ridding the Body of Candida Overgrowth
Chapter 8Intestinal Detoxification212
Success Story: Detoxification Helps Reverse Asthma
The Congrested Intestines
Intestinal Detoxification Therapies
The Overburdened Liver
Liver Detoxification Therapies
Parasites in the Intestines
Natural Parasite Elimination Techniques
Chapter 9Supporting the Skin236
Anatomy of the Skin Barrier
Success Story: Healing an "Incurable" Case of Eczema
The Causes of Skin Barrier Damage
Natural Therapies That Support the Skin
Steps for Skin Detoxification
Chapter 10Supporting the Respiratory System260
Mucous Membranes: Defense of the Respiratory System
What Causes Mucous Membrane Dysfunction?
Oxidative Stress and Allergy/Sensitivity
Success Story: Supplements, Herbs, and Air Purification Reverses Asthma
Alternative Therapies to Restore Mucous Membrane Integrity
Chapter 11Supplements for Symptom Control278
Success Story: Supplements to the Rescue
Nutritional Supplements
Essential Fatty Acids
Botanical Medicines
Chinese Herbal Medicines
The Dangers of Conventional Allergy Treatment
Chapter 12Homeopathic and Physical Therapies304
Success Story: Homeopathy and Osseous
Manipulation Relieve Allergies
Homeopathic Remedies
Nasal Irrigation
Meridian Therapy
Osseous Manipulation
Special Therapies for Asthma
Chapter 13Desensitizing the Immune System328
Immunotherapy
Serial Endpoint Titration (SET)
Enzyme-Potentiated Desensitization (EPD)
Homeopathic Antigens
Autoimmune Urine Therapy (AIU)
Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET)
Natural Elimination of Allergy Therapy (NEAT)
Chapter 14Mind/Body Approaches to Allergy348
Stressed Out--A Pervasive Problem
The Role of Stress in Allergic Conditions
Success Story: Hypnotherapy Stops Stress-Induced Asthma
Mind/Body Therapies for Healing Allergy and Sensitivity
Endnotes374
Index400

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