The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder

The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder

by Stephanie Marohn
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The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder by Stephanie Marohn

It used to be called manic depression. Wide swings in mood, from elation to the doldrums. Days or months of expansiveness, irritability, increased activity, grandiosity, inflated self-esteem, followed by troughs of sadness, flatness, pessimism, guilt, concentration problems, and weight gain.

An estimated 2.3 million U.S. adults suffer this, as well as another million children and adolescents under age 18. Conventional medicine offers prescription drugs but no lasting improvement or cure. Natural medicine can do much better than that.

The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder, an innovative and inspiring book on natural medicine treatments for a healthy mind, is about healing bipolar, not merely enduring it. Within these pages, medical journalist Stephanie Marohn explores the key contributing factors and triggers for mood disorder and profiles a range of effective, nondrug-based approaches that can truly restore health.

Among the successful healing techniques used by eight natural medicine experts are biological medicine, applied psychoneurobiology, biochemical therapy, nutritional therapy, cranial osteopathy, allergy elimination, homeopathy, and shamanic healing.

Treating the underlying imbalances, rather than suppressing the outer symptoms (as most drugs do), leads to lasting recovery. And only by considering the well-being of the mind and spirit as well as the body can comprehensive healing take place.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571746566
Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 373,451
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Stephanie Marohn is a medical journalist and non-fiction writer and the author of the Healthy Mind series for Hampton Roads. She runs an animal sanctuary in Sonoma County, CA. Visit her at stephaniemarohn.com.

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