Alternative Medicine : The Definitive Guide

ISBN-10: 1887299335
ISBN-13: 9781887299336
Edition: 1st 2000
Authors: Burton Goldberg
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Description: Featuring detailed coverage of more than 100 topics, such as allergies and mental health, and profiles of 43 alternative therapies, this book provides the knowledge of almost 400 leading practitioners.

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List price: $29.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: AlternativeMedicine.com Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1136
Weight: 5.368
Language: English

Featuring detailed coverage of more than 100 topics, such as allergies and mental health, and profiles of 43 alternative therapies, this book provides the knowledge of almost 400 leading practitioners.

Important Informationp. ix
User's Guidep. x
Editorial Boardp. xi
Contributors and Consultantsp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
Medicine for the 21st Century
Understanding Alternative Medicinep. 4
How the Body Worksp. 17
Holistic Self-Carep. 33
Medical Freedomp. 44
Alternative Therapies
Acupuncturep. 62
Applied Kinesiologyp. 71
Aromatherapyp. 76
Ayurvedic Medicinep. 86
Biofeedback Training and Neurotherapyp. 94
Biological Dentistryp. 102
Bodyworkp. 119
Cell Therapyp. 138
Chelation Therapyp. 146
Chiropracticp. 154
Craniosacral Therapyp. 162
Detoxification Therapyp. 168
Dietp. 181
Energy Medicinep. 201
Environmental Medicinep. 217
Enzyme Therapyp. 229
Flower Essencesp. 237
Guided Imageryp. 245
Herbal Medicinep. 252
Homeopathyp. 270
Hydrotherapyp. 278
Hyperthermiap. 290
Hypnotherapyp. 296
Light Therapyp. 302
Longevity Medicinep. 311
Magnetic Field Therapyp. 326
Mind/Body Medicinep. 334
NAETp. 351
Natural Hormone Replacement Therapyp. 358
Naturopathic Medicinep. 379
Neural Therapyp. 385
Nutritional Medicinep. 393
Orthomolecular Medicinep. 406
Osteopathic Medicinep. 413
Oxygen Therapiesp. 418
Prolotherapyp. 428
Qigong and Tai Chip. 434
Sound Therapyp. 444
Traditional Chinese Medicinep. 456
Yogap. 465
Health Conditions
Addictionsp. 476
AIDSp. 489
Allergiesp. 507
Alzheimer's Disease and Senile Dementiap. 522
Arthritisp. 533
Osteoarthritisp. 533
Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 534
Goutp. 535
Autismp. 547
Back Painp. 557
Cancerp. 570
Candidiasisp. 618
Children's Healthp. 629
Colicp. 635
Stomachachep. 636
Ear Infectionsp. 637
Strep Throatp. 638
Feverp. 640
Viral and Bacterial Infectionsp. 641
Measlesp. 641
Chicken poxp. 642
Mumpsp. 642
Childhood Parasitesp. 643
Hyperactivity/ADHDp. 644
Chronic Fatigue Syndromep. 650
Chronic Painp. 662
Colds and Flup. 673
Constipationp. 683
Diabetesp. 692
Fibromyalgiap. 705
Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 714
Gastritisp. 716
Colitis & Crohn's Diseasep. 717
Irritable Bowel Syndromep. 721
Ulcersp. 721
Diverticulosis & Diverticulitisp. 722
Diarrheap. 722
Hemorrhoidsp. 723
Headachesp. 727
Hearing and Ear Disordersp. 739
General Ear Painp. 739
Ear Infection (Otitis Media)p. 739
Meniere's Diseasep. 740
Tinnitusp. 740
Hearing Lossp. 740
Heart Diseasep. 750
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)p. 773
Men's Healthp. 782
Impotencep. 782
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)p. 783
Prostatitisp. 784
Prostate Cancerp. 785
Mental Healthp. 796
Multiple Sclerosisp. 808
Obesity and Weight Lossp. 820
Osteoporosisp. 837
Parasitic Infectionsp. 847
Pregnancy and Childbirthp. 858
Preconceptionp. 858
Pregnancyp. 861
Childbirthp. 867
Postpartum Carep. 875
Respiratory Conditionsp. 881
Hay Feverp. 882
Asthmap. 882
Bronchitisp. 883
Pneumoniap. 884
Sinusitisp. 884
Emphysemap. 885
Sexually Transmitted Diseasesp. 902
Chlamydiap. 904
Gonorrheap. 905
Syphilisp. 906
Herpesp. 906
Trichomonasp. 907
Genital Wartsp. 908
Sleep Disordersp. 912
Stressp. 927
Vision Disordersp. 939
Poor Eyesightp. 939
Cataractsp. 939
Conjunctivitisp. 939
Glaucomap. 940
Lazy Eyep. 940
Macular Degenerationp. 940
Night Blindnessp. 940
Retinal Detachmentp. 940
Retinopathyp. 941
Women's Healthp. 952
Menstrual Problemsp. 955
Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)p. 958
Menopausep. 960
Cystitis/Vaginal Infectionp. 965
Fibroidsp. 968
Ovarian Cystsp. 969
Endometriosisp. 969
Fibrocystic Breast Diseasep. 972
Silicone Implant Diseasep. 973
Quick Reference A-Z Section of Additional Health Conditions
How to Use This Sectionp. 980
Abscessp. 986
Acnep. 986
Ankylosing Spondylitisp. 988
Anorexia Nervosap. 989
Anxietyp. 990
Athlete's Footp. 991
Bad Breathp. 991
Bed Soresp. 992
Bed-wettingp. 993
Beriberip. 993
Blood Clotsp. 994
Body Odorp. 995
Boilsp. 996
Bruisesp. 996
Bulimiap. 997
Bunionsp. 998
Burnsp. 998
Bursitisp. 999
Canker Soresp. 1000
Carbunclesp. 1001
Carpal Tunnel Syndromep. 1002
Cellulitep. 1003
Cerebral Palsyp. 1003
Chemical Poisoningp. 1004
Chillsp. 1005
Cirrhosisp. 1006
Cold Soresp. 1007
Convulsionsp. 1008
Cornsp. 1008
Coughsp. 1009
Cutsp. 1010
Dandruffp. 1011
Dermatitisp. 1012
Dizzinessp. 1012
Dysenteryp. 1013
Eczemap. 1014
Edemap. 1015
Epilepsyp. 1016
Faintingp. 1017
Flatulencep. 1017
Food Poisoningp. 1018
Fracturesp. 1019
Frostbitep. 1020
Fungal Infectionp. 1020
Gallbladder Disordersp. 1021
Hair Lossp. 1022
Hangoverp. 1023
Heavy Metal Toxicityp. 1024
Hemorrhoidsp. 1025
Hepatitisp. 1026
Hiatal Herniap. 1027
Hiccupsp. 1028
Hivesp. 1029
Hyperthyroidismp. 1030
Hypoglycemiap. 1030
Hypothyroidismp. 1032
Infectionp. 1033
Inflammationp. 1034
Insect Bitesp. 1035
Jaundicep. 1036
Kidney Stonesp. 1037
Laryngitisp. 1038
Lupusp. 1039
Lyme Diseasep. 1040
Memory and Cognition Problemsp. 1043
Mononucleosisp. 1044
Motion Sicknessp. 1045
Muscular Crampsp. 1046
Nail Problemsp. 1047
Nauseap. 1048
Neuralgia/Neuropathy/Neuritisp. 1049
Nose Bleedsp. 1049
Pancreatitisp. 1050
Paralysisp. 1051
Parkinson's Diseasep. 1051
Pellagrap. 1053
Periodontal (Gum) Diseasep. 1053
Pleurisyp. 1055
Poison Oak/Ivyp. 1055
Poliop. 1056
Pre- and Postoperative Complicationsp. 1057
Psoriasisp. 1058
Rashesp. 1060
Raynaud's Diseasep. 1061
Ringwormp. 1062
Sciaticap. 1062
Shinglesp. 1063
Sore Throatp. 1064
Sports Injuriesp. 1065
Sprainsp. 1067
Stiesp. 1068
Strokep. 1068
Sunburnp. 1069
Swellingp. 1071
Tendinitisp. 1071
Tonsillitisp. 1072
Tuberculosisp. 1073
Urinary Problemsp. 1074
Varicose Veinsp. 1076
Vertigop. 1077
Viral Infectionsp. 1078
Vomitingp. 1079
Wartsp. 1080
Whooping Coughp. 1081
Wormsp. 1082
Woundsp. 1083
Appendices
Life-Saving Tests Your Doctor May Not Know Aboutp. 1086
Vaccinationsp. 1099
Antibioticsp. 1108
Key to Professional Titlesp. 1113
Endnotesp. 1115
Indexp. 1166
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