Integrative Gastroenterology

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This volume, under the authorship of Gerard Mullin at Johns Hopkins, and under the series editorship of Andrew Weil, the leading authority on integrative medicine in the US, offers a critical appraisal of integrative approaches to gastrointestinal disorders, including discussions of what's known and what's not known, and making practical recommendations on advising patients on controversial areas. In managing the patient, alternative therapies are never to be seen as substitutes for mainstream medical care, but always 'integrated' into the overall regimen, and always subjected to the best available evidence. Information is presented in an easy-to-read, two-color format featuring clinical pearls and key points.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195371109
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 6/27/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 712
  • Sales rank: 739,542
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors xv

1 Why Integrative Gastroenterology? Gerard E. Mullin 3

2 The American Digestive Disease Epidemic Gerard E. Mullin 13

3 An Overview of Digestive, Sensing, and Immune Functions of the Gut Patrick J. Hanaway Laura K. Turnbull Gerard E. Mullin 27

4 The Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease: Bystanders, Guardians, or Villains? Fergus Shanahan 43

5 Alternative Laboratory Testing for Gastrointestinal Disease David M. Brady J. Alexander Bralley Richard S. Lord Gerard E. Mullin 52

6 New Molecular Techniques Revolutionize Understanding of the Influence of Gut Microbiota on Health and Disease J. Alexander Bralley 71

7 Principles of Integrative Gastroenterology: Systemic Signs of Underlying Digestive Dysfunction and Disease Laura K. Turnbull Gerard E. Mullin Leonard B. Weinstock 79

8 The Skin and the Gastrointestinal Tract 99 Andrew G. Franks

9 Premenstrual and Menstrual Exacerbation of IBS: An Integrative Medicine Analysis of the Bi-Directional Connection between Female Hormones and Gut Health Joel M. Evans 110

10 Fibromyalgia and Gastrointestinal Disorders David M. Brady Michael J. Schneider 116

11 Acupuncture for Digestive System Sanghoon Lee Ta-Ya Lee 123

12 Ayurveda and Digestive Health David Simon Valencia Porter 131

13 Osteopathic Medicine Diane Clawson 141

14 Gastroenterology and an Integrative Chiropractic Approach Loren Marks David M. Durkin 146

15 Energy Medicine and Gastrointestinal Disorders Ann Marie Chiasson 156

16 Guided Imagery and Gastroenterology Martin L. Rossman 164

17 .Hypnosis and Gastrointestinal Disorders Anastasia Rowland-Seymour 174

18 Homeopathy Origins and Therapeutic Principles Savely Yurkovsky 182

19 Massage for Digestive Health Stephanie Porcaro Gerard E. Mullin 189

20 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Health and Diseases Padmini D. Ranasinghe 194

21 Naturopathic Medicine and Digestion Joseph Pizzorno 205

22 Taiji, Qigong, and Digestive Health Yang Yang Bob Schlagal 219

23 Digestive Health and Reiki Energy Beth Nolan 225

24 Self-Care Journaling for Digestive Health Danna M. Park 227

25 Spirituality Frederic C. Craigie 232

26 What Patients Want from Their Doctors Donna Jackson Nakazawa 236

27 The Value of Support Groups Pearl L. Lewis Gerard E. Mullin Bernie Siegel 241

28 Overview of Visceral Manipulation for the Integrative Gastroenterologist Jean-Pierre Barral Gail Wetzler 251

29 Probiotics in the Prevention and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disease Gerald Friedman 257

30 The Role of Nutritional Genomics and Functional Medicine in the Management of Crohn's Disease Sheila G. Dean Kathie M. Swift 268

31 Functional Foods for Digestive Health and Disease Elizabeth Lipski 287

32 The Role of Herbal Medicine in Integrative Gastroenterology Tieraona Low Dog 309

33 Brief Review of Mind-Body Medicine in Gastroenterology Practice Miranda A.L. van Tilburg Stephan R. Weinland Olafur S. Palsson 326

34 Mind-Body Medicine in Digestive Disease Douglas A. Drossman William E. Whitehead 337

35 Yoga and Digestive Health Sajida Chaudry Beth Nolan 349

36 Integrative Approaches to Abdominal Pain Robert A. Bonakdar Emily G. Singh 354

37 Over-the-Counter Remedies for Digestive Health: Potion or Poison? Jerry Hickey Gerard E. Mullin 377

38 Systemic Interactions Between Dental and Gastroenterological Diseases Philip E. Memoli 392

39 Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders: Dyspepsia, Heartburn, Peptic Ulcer Disease, and Helicobacter pylori Anil Minocha 408

40 Celiac Disease S. Devi Rampertab Peter H.R. Green 432

41 Food Reactions and Their Implications in the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Trent W. Nichols Gerard E. Mullin Laura K. Turnbull 449

42 An Evidence-Based Review of Complementary and Integrative Approaches for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Octavia Pickett-Blakely Ashwini S. Davison Gerard E. Mull 467

43 Nutrition Strategies for the Treatment of IBS and the Prevention of Digestive Complaints Ashley Koff 479

44 Alternative Approaches to the Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Leo Galland Katarzyna Kines Gerard E. Mullin 493

45 Obesity Lawrence J. Cheskin Katrina Seidman 526

46 Nutrition and Colorectal Health Mitra Rangarajan Gerard E. Mullin 544

47 Liver Disease Matthew Cave Naeem Aslam Christopher Kulisek Luis S. Marsano Craig J. McClain 559

48 Integrative Approaches to Diseases of the Pancreas and Gallbladder Vinay Chandrasekhara Anthony N. Kalloo 579

49 An Integrative Approach to Gender-Specific Digestive Health Issues Laura K. Turnbull Gerard E. Mullin Sharon Dudley-Brown 592

50 Gastrointestinal Disorders and Eating Disorders Carolyn Coker Ross 606

51 Ethical Issues in Integrative Gastroenterology Julie Stone 616

52 There Is No Alternative to Evidence Ronald L. Koretz 636

Index 653

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