Healthy at Home: Get Well and Stay Well Without Prescriptions

Healthy at Home: Get Well and Stay Well Without Prescriptions


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ISBN-13: 9781426212581
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,320,988
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of integrative medicine, dietary supplements, herbal medicine and women’s health. Dr. Low Dog has been an invited speaker to more than 550 scientific conferences, has published 45 peer-reviewed articles, written 22 chapters for medical textbooks, and published five books including National Geographic’s Life is Your Best Medicine and Healthy at Home. She is a frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show and NPR’s The People’s Pharmacy. She currently serves as the Fellowship Director for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine where she leads the nation’s first inter-professional graduate level training program in integrative medicine.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Michael J. Balick 9

Introduction 13

Chapter 1 Making Medicine at Home 21

Chapter 2 Understanding and Managing Infections 57

Chapter 3 Caring for the Respiratory System 81

Chapter 4 Calming the Nerves, Strengthening the Nervous System 123

Chapter 5 Healing the Gut 151

Chapter 6 Helping and Healing the Skin 201

Chapter 7 Women's Medicine 243

Chapter 8 The Gift of Plants 275

Chapter 9 The Eighteen Essentials: Natural Remedies Every Home Should Have on Hand 279

Stocking the Pantry 295

Resources 302

Herbs for Today: A Modern Materia Medica 304

Acknowledgments 328

Index 330

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