Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide / Edition 2

Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide / Edition 2

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by Larry Trivieri
     
 

The "Bible" of Alternative MedicineLearn the health secrets that millions of readers have discovered in the book that is revolutionizing health care in the United States. Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide is packed with lifesaving information and alternative treatments from 400 of the world'¬?s leading alternative physicians.OurSee more details below

Overview

The "Bible" of Alternative MedicineLearn the health secrets that millions of readers have discovered in the book that is revolutionizing health care in the United States. Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide is packed with lifesaving information and alternative treatments from 400 of the world'¬?s leading alternative physicians.Our contributors (M.D.s, Ph.D.s, Naturopaths, Doctors of Oriental Medicine, and Osteopaths) offer the safest, most affordable, and most effective remedies for over 200 serious health conditions, from cancer to obesity, heart disease to PMS. This guide is easy enough to understand to make it perfect for home reference, while it would also make a fine resource for health care providers interested in learning more about alternative medicine.

  • 70% of Americans currently use some form of alternative medicine
  • This 1,136-page encyclopedia puts all the schools of alternative medicine-50 different therapies-under one roof
  • Highlights dozens of actual patient stories and physician treatments.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587611414
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
1280
Sales rank:
270,306
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.96(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Important Informationix
User's Guidex
Editorial Boardxi
Contributors and Consultantsxiv
Introduction1
Part 1Medicine for the 21st Century
Understanding Alternative Medicine4
How the Body Works17
Holistic Self-Care33
Medical Freedom44
Part 2Alternative Therapies
Acupuncture62
Applied Kinesiology71
Aromatherapy76
Ayurvedic Medicine86
Biofeedback Training and Neurotherapy94
Biological Dentistry102
Bodywork119
Cell Therapy138
Chelation Therapy146
Chiropractic154
Craniosacral Therapy162
Detoxification Therapy168
Diet181
Energy Medicine201
Environmental Medicine217
Enzyme Therapy229
Flower Essences237
Guided Imagery245
Herbal Medicine252
Homeopathy270
Hydrotherapy278
Hyperthermia290
Hypnotherapy296
Light Therapy302
Longevity Medicine311
Magnetic Field Therapy326
Mind/Body Medicine334
NAET351
Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy358
Naturopathic Medicine379
Neural Therapy385
Nutritional Medicine393
Orthomolecular Medicine406
Osteopathic Medicine413
Oxygen Therapies418
Prolotherapy428
Qigong and Tai Chi434
Sound Therapy444
Traditional Chinese Medicine456
Yoga465
Part 3Health Conditions
Addictions476
AIDS489
Allergies507
Alzheimer's Disease and Senile Dementia522
Arthritis533
Osteoarthritis533
Rheumatoid Arthritis534
Gout535
Autism547
Back Pain557
Cancer570
Candidiasis618
Children's Health629
Colic635
Stomachache636
Ear Infections637
Strep Throat638
Fever640
Viral and Bacterial Infections641
Measles641
Chicken pox642
Mumps642
Childhood Parasites643
Hyperactivity/ADHD644
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome650
Chronic Pain662
Colds and Flu673
Constipation683
Diabetes692
Fibromyalgia705
Gastrointestinal Disorders714
Gastritis716
Colitis & Crohn's Disease717
Irritable Bowel Syndrome721
Ulcers721
Diverticulosis & Diverticulitis722
Diarrhea722
Hemorrhoids723
Headaches727
Hearing and Ear Disorders739
General Ear Pain739
Ear Infection (Otitis Media)739
Meniere's Disease740
Tinnitus740
Hearing Loss740
Heart Disease750
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)773
Men's Health782
Impotence782
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)783
Prostatitis784
Prostate Cancer785
Mental Health796
Multiple Sclerosis808
Obesity and Weight Loss820
Osteoporosis837
Parasitic Infections847
Pregnancy and Childbirth858
Preconception858
Pregnancy861
Childbirth867
Postpartum Care875
Respiratory Conditions881
Hay Fever882
Asthma882
Bronchitis883
Pneumonia884
Sinusitis884
Emphysema885
Sexually Transmitted Diseases902
Chlamydia904
Gonorrhea905
Syphilis906
Herpes906
Trichomonas907
Genital Warts908
Sleep Disorders912
Stress927
Vision Disorders939
Poor Eyesight939
Cataracts939
Conjunctivitis939
Glaucoma940
Lazy Eye940
Macular Degeneration940
Night Blindness940
Retinal Detachment940
Retinopathy941
Women's Health952
Menstrual Problems955
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)958
Menopause960
Cystitis/Vaginal Infection965
Fibroids968
Ovarian Cysts969
Endometriosis969
Fibrocystic Breast Disease972
Silicone Implant Disease973
Quick Reference A-Z Section of Additional Health Conditions
How to Use This Section980
A
Abscess986
Acne986
Ankylosing Spondylitis988
Anorexia Nervosa989
Anxiety990
Athlete's Foot991
B
Bad Breath991
Bed Sores992
Bed-wetting993
Beriberi993
Blood Clots994
Body Odor995
Boils996
Bruises996
Bulimia997
Bunions998
Burns998
Bursitis999
C
Canker Sores1000
Carbuncles1001
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome1002
Cellulite1003
Cerebral Palsy1003
Chemical Poisoning1004
Chills1005
Cirrhosis1006
Cold Sores1007
Convulsions1008
Corns1008
Coughs1009
Cuts1010
D
Dandruff1011
Dermatitis1012
Dizziness1012
Dysentery1013
E
Eczema1014
Edema1015
Epilepsy1016
F, G
Fainting1017
Flatulence1017
Food Poisoning1018
Fractures1019
Frostbite1020
Fungal Infection1020
Gallbladder Disorders1021
H
Hair Loss1022
Hangover1023
Heavy Metal Toxicity1024
Hemorrhoids1025
Hepatitis1026
Hiatal Hernia1027
Hiccups1028
Hives1029
Hyperthyroidism1030
Hypoglycemia1030
Hypothyroidism1032
I, J, K
Infection1033
Inflammation1034
Insect Bites1035
Jaundice1036
Kidney Stones1037
L
Laryngitis1038
Lupus1039
Lyme Disease1040
M
Memory and Cognition Problems1043
Mononucleosis1044
Motion Sickness1045
Muscular Cramps1046
N
Nail Problems1047
Nausea1048
Neuralgia/Neuropathy/Neuritis1049
Nose Bleeds1049
P
Pancreatitis1050
Paralysis1051
Parkinson's Disease1051
Pellagra1053
Periodontal (Gum) Disease1053
Pleurisy1055
Poison Oak/Ivy1055
Polio1056
Pre- and Postoperative Complications1057
Psoriasis1058
R
Rashes1060
Raynaud's Disease1061
Ringworm1062
S
Sciatica1062
Shingles1063
Sore Throat1064
Sports Injuries1065
Sprains1067
Sties1068
Stroke1068
Sunburn1069
Swelling1071
T, U
Tendinitis1071
Tonsillitis1072
Tuberculosis1073
Urinary Problems1074
V
Varicose Veins1076
Vertigo1077
Viral Infections1078
Vomiting1079
W
Warts1080
Whooping Cough1081
Worms1082
Wounds1083
Appendices
Appendix ALife-Saving Tests Your Doctor May Not Know About1086
Appendix BVaccinations1099
Appendix CAntibiotics1108
Appendix DKey to Professional Titles1113
Endnotes1115
Index1166

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