Medical Advisor: The Complete Guide to Alternative and Conventional Treatments

Medical Advisor: The Complete Guide to Alternative and Conventional Treatments

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Medical Advisor: The Complete Guide to Alternative and Conventional Treatments by Time Life Books

When someone you love is suffering, you want the best treatment. This breakthrough encyclopedic guide to family health care is the first to offer concise, authoritative guidance to alternative and conventional treatments for hundreds of health problems, from relatively benign conditions to the most serious diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737016222
Publisher: Time-Life Custom Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Edition description: 2ND, REVISED
Pages: 1152
Product dimensions: 8.34(w) x 10.29(h) x 2.31(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction12
How to Use This Book14
Dictionary of Conventional Medicine and Alternative Therapies16
General Guidelines to Health30
Children's Health32
Adult Health37
Women's Health38
Men's Health42
Growing Older44
Emergencies/First Aid46
Your Medicine Chest78
Ailments and Options80
Index of Conventional and Natural Medicines882
About Herbal and Homeopathic Remedies1025
Eating for Health1028
The Food Guide Pyramid1031
Essential Vitamins and Minerals1032
A Visual Diagnostic Guide1042
Atlas of the Body1052
Appendix1068
Abbreviations, Professional Titles1070
Health Associations and Organizations1071
Gallery of Acupressure and Yoga Positions1076
Glossary1094
Bibliography1118
Index1118
Picture Credits/Acknowledgments1152

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