Alternative Medicine: What Works? / Edition 1

Alternative Medicine: What Works? / Edition 1

by Adriane Fugh-Berman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683304070

ISBN-13: 9780683304077

Pub. Date: 05/28/1997

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Over $13 billion is spent on alternative medicine therapies each year. Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman, Medical Officer with the National Institute of Health provides you with the first authoritative, comprehensive book to review, in everyday language, the scientific evidence pro and con for alternative therapies.  See more details below

Overview

Over $13 billion is spent on alternative medicine therapies each year. Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman, Medical Officer with the National Institute of Health provides you with the first authoritative, comprehensive book to review, in everyday language, the scientific evidence pro and con for alternative therapies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683304077
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction5
Scientific Terms Explained8
Note to Medical Professionals17
Acupuncture20
Ayurveda and Yoga36
Biofeedback41
Chiropractic, Etc.47
Diary Supplements and Nutrition61
Exercise94
Herbs101
Homeopathy126
Hypnosis and Imagery139
Massage and Bodywork147
The Mind/Body Connection158
Relaxation and Meditation167
Spiritual Healing and Energy Work175
Miscellaneous Therapies180
Sources for Referrals200
References202
Index232
Acknowledgements252

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