Natural Health, Natural Medicine: The Complete Guide to Wellness and Self-Care for Optimum Health [NOOK Book]

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The bible of natural medicine” (Larry Dossey, M.D.), Natural Health, Natural Medicine is a comprehensive resource for everything you need to know to maintain optimum health and treat common ailments. This landmark book incorporates Dr. Weil’s theories of preventive health maintenance and alternative healing into one extremely useful and readable reference, featuring general diet and nutrition information as well as simple recipes, answers to readers’ most pressing questions, a catalogue of home remedies, ...
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Natural Health, Natural Medicine: The Complete Guide to Wellness and Self-Care for Optimum Health

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Overview

The bible of natural medicine” (Larry Dossey, M.D.), Natural Health, Natural Medicine is a comprehensive resource for everything you need to know to maintain optimum health and treat common ailments. This landmark book incorporates Dr. Weil’s theories of preventive health maintenance and alternative healing into one extremely useful and readable reference, featuring general diet and nutrition information as well as simple recipes, answers to readers’ most pressing questions, a catalogue of home remedies, invaluable resources, and hundreds of practical tips. This new edition includes up-to-the-minute scientific findings and has been expanded to provide trustworthy advice about low-carb diets, hormone replacement therapy, Alzheimer’s, attention deficit disorder, reflux disease, autism, type 2 diabetes, erectile dysfunction, the flu, and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547527673
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 12/9/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 127,311
  • File size: 496 KB

Meet the Author

Andrew Weil, M.D., has degrees in biology and medicine from Harvard University. Author of the best-selling Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, he traveled the world experiencing and studying healers and healing systems and has earned an international reputation as an expert on alternative medicine, mind-body interactions, and medical botany. He is the associate director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine and the director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2005

    Helps you Understand

    Dr Weil updated information on common diseases and the road that leads you there is discussed in detail and gives you solutions to these problems. Highly recommend.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2003

    A MUST HAVE IN EVERY HOME

    Very comprehensive and open minded. I liked the level of detail in the first chapters that explained how different foods are metabolized. I found this book highly inspiring and a must to have and re-read. This book helped me solve a years-long bladder problem - Weil included written case studies of different people with the same problems than me (constant bladder infections, frequency and urgency, no pressure or dripping and sensitivity of the urinal tract). The major problem? Caffeine - even though I never drank more than one cup of coffee a day, I loved Coke and chocolate. Since I excluded caffeine (or at least greatly reduced it) I did not have any signs of a problem again. This book was written for me.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2003

    Wellness Not Weightloss

    If you are tired of prescriptions, fad diets and books focused only on weight loss, then Dr. Weil's approach in "Natural Health, Natural Medicine" will provide a useful second opinion. This book presents easy tips for living a healthier, more balanced life in a society that often depends on quick fix remedies. It's a handbook for readers interested in robust health. Dr. Weil approaches "Natural Health" as a well-rounded state of being instead of limiting his discussion of wellness to exercises and diets that will shed unwanted pounds. The "Natural Medicine" chapters provide alternative treatments to prescriptions and over the counter remedies.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 22, 2013

    Dr. Weil's Practical Advice

    Anyone who has ever read Andy Weil's books knows he has a very conversational writing style. It's delightful to read. I bought this book originally in the late 80's, early 90's. He wants you to know about self-care and less toxic remedies. I have found this book very helpful and still rely on it. I bought this latest printing for my brother.

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  • Posted March 9, 2009

    Eyeopening

    Very informative book.

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