The American Holistic Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health: Healing Therapies for Optimal Wellness / Edition 1

The American Holistic Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health: Healing Therapies for Optimal Wellness / Edition 1

by Larry Trivieri Jr., The American Holistic Medical Association
     
 

Your comprehensive and reliable guide to holistic health

Today, the majority of North Americans practice some form of holistic medicine, such as yoga, botanical medicine, or chiropractic treatment. Though Western medicine has been slow to recognize the legitimacy of alternative treatments, millions of people every year find relief and healing in these practices.

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Your comprehensive and reliable guide to holistic health

Today, the majority of North Americans practice some form of holistic medicine, such as yoga, botanical medicine, or chiropractic treatment. Though Western medicine has been slow to recognize the legitimacy of alternative treatments, millions of people every year find relief and healing in these practices. But despite the increasing popularity of holistic medicine, there remains a dearth of reliable information on the subject, and finding qualified, reputable practitioners, suitable treatments, and accurate information can be difficult.

Finally, here is a trustworthy resource that addresses all the issues about holistic medicine and provides straightforward information about how and why it works. Written by noted health expert Larry Trivieri in collaboration with the American Holistic Medical Association, the oldest and most respected holistic health organization in the country and for over two decades a source of accurate information for consumers, this comprehensive reference is a landmark overview of all the primary holistic medical healing methods–from acupuncture to yoga. Rich with detailed and compelling information, it explains what the different therapies are and includes step-by-step instructions for finding qualified practitioners and putting these healing therapies to work in your life. This information is drawn directly from some of the most highly respected holistic health practitioners in North America, making this the one reference volume you can trust for you and your loved ones.

The American Holistic Medical Association Guide to Holistic Health is the most complete and reliable source of information on over twenty major holistic treatments, including chiropractic, homeopathy, botanical medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, yoga, bodywork/massage, environmental medicine, naturopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, and much more. Organized by type of treatment so that finding answers is quick and easy, this is the ultimate resource for people who want to treat not just their symptoms but the whole body, mind, and spirit.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471327431
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2001
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
780,990
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Foreword by Robert S. Ivker, D.O.

HOLISTIC HEALTH.

The History of Philosophy of Holistic Medicine.

The Holistic Self-Card Program.

THE MAJOR THERAPIES OF HOLISTIC MEDICINE.

Nutritional Medicine.

Environmental Medicine.

Mind-Body Medicine.

Osteopathic Medicine.

Chiropractic.

Botanical Medicine.

Bodywork.

Naturopathic Medicine.

Homeopathy.

Ayurveda.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.

Yoga.

Additional Therapies of Holistic Medicine.

About the American Holistic Medical Association.

Bibliography.

Index.

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