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The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Author : Tova Navarra
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More than four hundred alphabetically arranged entries provide information on various types of alternative, complementary, and integrative healing methods.

Encyclopedia of Complementary Medicine

Author : Anne Woodham
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Profiles more than 90 therapies, with details of how they work, when they are likely to be used, and step-by-step photographs of a typical treatment. Suggests which therapies may be helpful for more than 200 common ailments.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Author : Gale Research Inc
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"Provides alternative medical information about complementary therapies, herbs and remedies, and common medical disease and conditions. Minimizes medical jargon, using language that any reader can understand while still providing thorough coverage of each topic"--

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine A C

Author : Jacqueline L. Longe
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Presents a four-volume alphabetically-arranged medical reference set that examines a variety of supplemental therapies and herbal remedies along with treatments for certain conditions and diseases.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine S Z

Author : Kristine M. Krapp
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Authoritative, objective and in tune with the subjects that matter to students and researchers, the Gale Group presents The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine -- unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices. Covering all aspects of the subject -- therapies, conditions/ diseases, herbs/plants and people -- the Encyclopedia identifies 40 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including: Accupressure/accupuncture -- Ayurveda -- Biofeedback -- Chelation therapy -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic -- Detoxification -- Feldenkrais -- Kinesiology -- Naturopathy -- Osteopathy -- Polarity therapy -- Yoga -- And many others For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors. Biographies of pioneers in the field -- including Deepak Chopra, Edward Bach and David Palmer -- appear as sidebars through the text. Included are 50 sidebars. Each volume contains a color photo insert containing images of herbs. Includes more than 275 disease/ condition entries, 300 herb/remedy entries and 150 therapies.

The Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Author : Jennifer Jacobs
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An alphabetical guide to unconventional therapeutics covers such topics as herbal medicine, color therapy, rolfing, music therapy, reflexology, Shiatsu, and yoga

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Author : Jacqueline L. Longe
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A source for alternative medical information covers complementary therapies, herbs and remedies, and common medical diseases and conditions.

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine 4 Vol Set

Author : Jacqueline L. Longe
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Author : Kristine M. Krapp
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Authoritative, objective and in tune with the subjects that matter to students and researchers, the Gale Group presents The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine -- unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices. Covering all aspects of the subject -- therapies, conditions/ diseases, herbs/plants and people -- the Encyclopedia identifies 40 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including: Accupressure/accupuncture -- Ayurveda -- Biofeedback -- Chelation therapy -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic -- Detoxification -- Feldenkrais -- Kinesiology -- Naturopathy -- Osteopathy -- Polarity therapy -- Yoga -- And many others For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors. Biographies of pioneers in the field -- including Deepak Chopra, Edward Bach and David Palmer -- appear as sidebars through the text. Included are 50 sidebars. Each volume contains a color photo insert containing images of herbs. Includes more than 275 disease/ condition entries, 300 herb/remedy entries and 150 therapies.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine D K

Author : Kristine M. Krapp
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Authoritative, objective and in tune with the subjects that matter to students and researchers, the Gale Group presents The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine -- unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices. Covering all aspects of the subject -- therapies, conditions/ diseases, herbs/plants and people -- the Encyclopedia identifies 40 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including: Accupressure/accupuncture -- Ayurveda -- Biofeedback -- Chelation therapy -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic -- Detoxification -- Feldenkrais -- Kinesiology -- Naturopathy -- Osteopathy -- Polarity therapy -- Yoga -- And many others For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors. Biographies of pioneers in the field -- including Deepak Chopra, Edward Bach and David Palmer -- appear as sidebars through the text. Included are 50 sidebars. Each volume contains a color photo insert containing images of herbs. Includes more than 275 disease/ condition entries, 300 herb/remedy entries and 150 therapies.

The Duke Encyclopedia of New Medicine

Author : Duke Center for Integrative Medicine
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An encyclopedia of integrative medicine discusses the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatments of over two hundred health concerns, as well as the history and practice of almost one hundred alternative and complementary therapies.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine L R

Author : Kristine M. Krapp
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Authoritative, objective and in tune with the subjects that matter to students and researchers, the Gale Group presents The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine -- unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices. Covering all aspects of the subject -- therapies, conditions/ diseases, herbs/plants and people -- the Encyclopedia identifies 40 types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including: Accupressure/accupuncture -- Ayurveda -- Biofeedback -- Chelation therapy -- Chinese medicine -- Chiropractic -- Detoxification -- Feldenkrais -- Kinesiology -- Naturopathy -- Osteopathy -- Polarity therapy -- Yoga -- And many others For the practitioner or interested patient, there are current training requirements, listings of organizations, as well as descriptions of treatments. Information on recommended therapies for specific disorders and diseases, medicinal uses for plants and herbs are balanced by conclusions of studies on efficacy and analysis of current levels of acceptance by traditional scientists and doctors. Biographies of pioneers in the field -- including Deepak Chopra, Edward Bach and David Palmer -- appear as sidebars through the text. Included are 50 sidebars. Each volume contains a color photo insert containing images of herbs. Includes more than 275 disease/ condition entries, 300 herb/remedy entries and 150 therapies.

Encyclopedia of Complementary Health Practice P

Author : Carolyn Chambers Clark, EdD, ARNP,FAAN
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This comprehensive resource of key terms and concepts in complementary health care addresses practices, health conditions, and research-based treatments. Over 300 entries by distinguished contributors to the field explain such alternative therapies as naturopathy, homeopathy, chiropractic, nutrition, and massage. One section is devoted to pertinent issues in complementary health practice including economics, legal ramifications, education, and historical perspectives.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine D K

Author : Jacqueline L. Longe
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Presents a four-volume alphabetically-arranged medical reference set that examines a variety of supplemental therapies and herbal remedies along with treatments for certain conditions and diseases.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine S Z

Author : Jacqueline L. Longe
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Presents a four-volume alphabetically-arranged medical reference set that examines a variety of supplemental therapies and herbal remedies along with treatments for certain conditions and diseases.

Women s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

Author : Tori Hudson
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Use the power of nature to heal your body and enjoy a lifetime of good health In Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine to maintain health and address specific medical conditions. Her groundbreaking work offers sound information on complementary therapies such as bio-identical hormones, vitamin supplementation, herbs, diet, and exercise and helps you make informed choices about your health. Learn how to: Treat a whole range of female health issues, from contraception to menopause, heart conditions to infections Safely integrate alternative therapies with traditional medicine Determine when you should seek a practitioner's help And much more Compassionate and authoritative, Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine demonstrates that an informed, integrative approach to staying well is often the best medicine. “This is a book that should be in every woman's health library and every alternative practitioner's library. It is a resource for the new breed of conventional practitioners who are open to a more integrative health-care system.” --Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Complementary Health

Author : Sheila Lavery
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Provides a guide to alternative treatments relating to particular ailments. Over 30 techniques are covered including acupuncture, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, homeopathy and crystal therapy. An international directory provides information on worldwide organizations.

Complementary Therapies and Wellness

Author : Jodi L. Carlson
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Carlson (Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY), an occupational therapist, introduces the paradigm, concepts, and therapeutic options of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The other contributors discuss specific therapies and applications. Chapters include case studies, focus boxes on key issues, study questions, and resources. Appends National Institute of Health classifications of CAM therapies, descriptions of other therapies, and answers to study questions. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

DK Encyclopedia of Healing Therapies

Author : Anne Woodham
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More than 90 key therapies: Features every type of therapy, from acupuncture to yoga, with details of how each one works and step-by-step photographs of typical treatment The best treatment options: Highlights the most effective ways to treat more than 200 health problems, from asthma to high blood pressure, in an easy-to-consult ailments section Unique ratings system: At-a-glance ratings, based on the latest scientific research, evaluate individual therapies and highlight their suitability for different ailments Definitive reference guide: Authoritatively written by a respected health author with a leading doctor and complementary practitioner, in conjunction with a team of specialists.

Alternative Medicine Second Edition

Author : Larry Trivieri
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The "Bible" of Alternative MedicineLearn the health secrets that millions of readers have discovered in the book that is revolutionizing health care in the United States. Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide is packed with lifesaving information and alternative treatments from 400 of the world'¬?s leading alternative physicians.Our contributors (M.D.s, Ph.D.s, Naturopaths, Doctors of Oriental Medicine, and Osteopaths) offer the safest, most affordable, and most effective remedies for over 200 serious health conditions, from cancer to obesity, heart disease to PMS. This guide is easy enough to understand to make it perfect for home reference, while it would also make a fine resource for health care providers interested in learning more about alternative medicine. 70% of Americans currently use some form of alternative medicine This 1,136-page encyclopedia puts all the schools of alternative medicine-50 different therapies-under one roof Highlights dozens of actual patient stories and physician treatments.