Textbook of Natural Medicine e-dition: Text with Continually Updated Online Reference, 2-Volume Set / Edition 3

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Unsurpassed in its authority and scope, the 3rd Edition of the most thoroughly researched and carefully referenced text on natural medicine has been revised to include the most up-to-date information on its application to specific health problems. With over 90 well-known contributors and 10,000 citations of peer-reviewed research literature, practitioners will find accurate, detailed pharmacologic information on herbs and supplements, and crucial knowledge for making recommendations to patients.

• Clearly organized into 6 distinct sections and written by the leaders in complementary and integrative medicine for an easy-to-reference, authoritative text.
• Covers in-depth, evidence-based natural medicine approaches on over 75 specific diseases for the most comprehensive information on the actual practices and recommendations of naturopaths and complementary practitioners.
• A glossary of Section V clarifies and defines terms allowing botanical information to be read with ease.

• Every chapter has been updated to include the latest research and knowledge on natural medicine.
• Natural medicine interventions in Section V include a section on Drug Interactions to help practitioners avoid adverse interactions between natural and conventional medicines.
• 36 chapters have been added to sections on Philosophy of Natural Medicine, Therapeutic Modalities, Syndromes and Special Topics, Pharmacology of Natural Medicines, and Specific Health Problems to bring readers up to speed on newly emerging and important treatments.
• Four appendices have been added - Current Hormone Replacement Therapy Prescriptions, Glycemic Index, Seligman Attributional Style Questionnaire, and The Optimal Food Pyramid.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455705276
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/6/2005
  • Edition number: 3
  • Product dimensions: 9.90 (w) x 12.60 (h) x 6.80 (d)

Meet the Author

President Emeritus, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA, USA

Faculty, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA, USA

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Table of Contents

Volume I
Section I: Philosophy of Natural Medicine
1. Functional medicine in natural medicine
2. Hierarchy of Healing -Therapeutic order
3. The History of Naturopathic Medicine, Chapter 1: The Emergence of an American School of Healing
4. The History of Naturopathic Medicine, Chapter 2: Decline and Rejuvenation - Politics and Professionalization
5. Philosophy of naturopathic medicine
6. Placebo and healing
7. Positive mental attitude
8. Research in complementary and alternative medicine
9. Women in the history of medicine
Section II: Supplementary diagnostic procedures
10. Adrenal stress test
11. Apoptosis assessment
12. Bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine breath test
13. Cell signaling analysis
14. Comprehensive digestive stool analysis
15. Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
16. Fantus test for urine chloride
17. Fatty acid profiling
18. Female hormone profiling
19. Folic acid status assessment
20. Food allergy testing
21. Functional assessment of liver phrase I and II detoxification
22. Hair mineral analysis
23. Heidelberg pH capsule gastric analysis
24. Immune function assessment
25. Intestinal permeability assessment
26. Laboratory tests for the determination of vitamin
27. Lactose intolerance breath test
28. Male hormone profiling
29. Metal toxicity assessment
30. Mineral status evaluation
31. Oral manifestations of nutritional status
32. Rapid dark adaptation test
33. Urinary organic acids profiling for assessment of functional nutrient deficiencies, gut dysbiosis, and toxicity
34. Urinary porphyrins for the detection of heavy metal and toxic chemical exposure
35. Urine indican test (Obermeyer test)
Section III: Therapeutic modalities
36. Acupuncture
37. Ayurveda: the science of life and mother of the healing arts
38. Blood type diet
39. Botanical medicine - a modern perspective
40. Environmental medicine
41. Exercise prescription
42. Glandular therapy
43. Homeopathy
44. Hydrotherapy
45. Manipulation
46. Nutritional medicine
47. Non-pharmacological control of pain
48. Peat therapeutics and balneotherapy
49. Preventive Genomics
50. Rotation diet: a diagnostic and therapeutic tool
51. Soft tissue manipulation: diagnostic and therapeutic potential
52. Spirituality and Healing
53. Therapeutic fasting
54. Tibetan medicine
55. Unani medicine
Section IV: Syndromes and special topics
56. Autoimmune disease
57. Cancer support
58. Chronic candidiasis
59. Food allergies
60. Functional Detoxification
61. Homocysteine metabolism: nutritional modulation and impact on health and disease
62. Hyperventilation syndrome
63. Immune support
64. Intestinal Parasite
65. Maldigestion
66. Role of dietary fiber in health and disease
67. Sports nutrition
68. Stress management
Section V: Pharmacology of natural medicines
69. Alkylglycerols
70. Allium cepa (onion)
71. Allium sativum (garlic)
72. Aloe vera (Cape aloe)
73. Angelica species
74. Artemisia absinthium (wormwood)
75. Artemisia annua (sweet wormwood)
76. Boron
77. Bee products
78. Beta-carotene and other carotenoids
79. Bromelain
80. Camellia sinensis (green tea)
81. Capsicum frutescens (cayenne pepper)
82. Carnitine
83. Catechin [(+)-cyanidanol-3]
84. Centella asiatica (gotu kola)
85. Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh)
86. Citicoline
87. Coenzyme Q10
88. Coleus forskohlii
89. Commiphora mukul (mukul myrrh tree)
90. Crataegus oxyacantha (hawthorn)
91. Croton lechleri (dragon's blood)
92. Curcuma longa (turmeric)
93. Dehydroepiandrosterone
94. Echinacea species (narrow-leafed purple coneflower)
95. Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian ginseng)
96. Ephedra species
97. Epilobium spp (small flowered willow herb)
98. Fatty acid metabolism
99. Fish oils
100. Flavonoids - quercetin, citrus flavonoids, and HERs (hydroxyethylrutosides)
101. Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo tree)
102. Glucosamine & chondroitin
103. Glutamine
104. Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice)
105. 5-Hydroxytryptophan
106. Hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal) and other berberine-containing botanicals
107. Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort)
108. Introduction to the clinical use of Chinese prepared medicines
109. Lobelia inflata (Indian tobacco)
110. Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree)
111. Melatonin
112. Melissa officinalis (lemonbalm)
113. Mentha piperita (peppermint)
114. Microbial Enzyme Therapy
115. Naturally occurring antioxidants
116. Opuntia spp (prickly pear)
117. Panax ginseng (Korean ginseng)
118. Pancreatic enzymes
119. Phage therapy: bacteriophages as natural, self-limiting antibiotics
120. Phosphatidylserine
121. Piper mythisticum (kava)
122. Polycosanol
123. Prebiotics
124. Procyanidolic oligomers
125. Pygeum africanum (bitter almond)
126. Recommended optimum nutrient intakes (RONIs)
127. Ruscus aculeatus (butcher's broom)
128. SAMe
129. Sarsparilla species
130. Serenoa repens (saw palmetto)
131. Silybum marianum (milk thistle)
132. Soy isoflavones and other constituents
133. Tabebuia avellanedae (LaPacho, Pau D\'Arco, Ipe Roxo)
134. Tanacetum parthenium (feverfew)
135. Taraxacum officinale (dandelion)
136. Taxus brevifolia (Pacific yew)
137. Urtica dioica (stinging nettles) leaf and root
138. Uva ursi (bearberry)
139. Vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry)
140. Vaccinium myrtillus (bilberry)
141. Valeriana officinalis (valerian)
142. Viscum album (European mistletoe)
143. Vitamin A
144. Vitamin toxicities and therapeutic monitoring
145. Vitex agnus castus (chaste tree)
146. Water
147. Zingiber officinale (ginger)

Volume 2
Section VI: Specific health problems
148. Acne vulgaris and acne conglobata
149. Affective disorders
150. Alcoholism
151. Alzheimer's disease
152. Andropause
153. Angina
154. Aphthous stomatitis
155. Asthma
156. Atherosclerosis
157. Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
158. Attention deficit disorders (hyperactivity and childhood learning disorders)
159. Bacterial sinusitis
160. Bacterial sinusitis
161. Benign prostatic hyperplasia
162. Carpal tunnel syndrome
163. Celiac disease
164. Cellulite
165. Cervical dysplasia
166. Chronic fatigue syndrome
167. Congestive heart failure
168. Cystitis
169. Dermatitis herpetiformis
170. Diabetes mellitus
171. Endometriosis
172. Epilepsy
173. Erythema multiforme
174. Fibrocystic breast disease
175. Fibromyalgia
176. Gallstones
177. Glaucoma: acute (angle closure) and chronic (open-angle)
178. Gout
179. Hair loss in women
180. Hepatitis
181. Herpes simplex
182. HIV/AIDS: naturopathic medical principles and practice
183. Hypertension
184. Hyperthyroidism
185. Hypoglycemia
186. Hypothyroidism
187. Infectious diarrhea
188. Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
189. Irritable bowel syndrome
190. Insomnia
191. Kidney stones
192. Leukoplakia
193. Lichen planus
194. Macular degeneration
195. Male infertility
196. Menopause
197. Menorrhagia
198. Migraine headache
199. Multiple sclerosis
200. Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
201. Obesity
202. Osteoarthritis
203. Osteoporosis
204. Otitis media
205. Parkinson's disease
206. Pelvic inflammatory disease
207. Peptic ulcer - duodenal and gastric
208. Periodontal disease
209. Pharyngitis
210. Pneumonia: bacterial, mycoplasmal, and viral
211. Premenstrual syndrome
212. Proctological conditions
213. Psoriasis
214. Rheumatoid arthritis
215. Rosacea
216. Seborrheic dermatitis
217. Senile cataracts
218. Trichomoniasis
219. Urticaria
220. Uterine fibroids
221. Vaginitis and vulvovaginitis
222. Varicose veins

Candida questionnaire
Crohn’s disease activity index
Current Hormone Replacement Therapy Prescriptions
Fasting - patient guidelines
Glycemic Index, Carbohydrate Content, and Glycemic Load of Selected Foods
Gluten and gliadin content of selected foods
Hydrochloric acid supplementation - patient instructions
Optimal Food Pyramid
Patient instructions for measuring basal body temperature
Rotation diet master chart, plans I and II
Seligman's Attributional Style Questionnaire
Sit and reach test
Vaginal depletion pack

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