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Wisdom of Healing A Natural Mind Body Program for Optimal Wellness

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ISBN-10: 0609802143

ISBN-13: 9780609802144

Edition: N/A

Authors: Deepak Chopra, David Simon

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The Wisdom of Healing, by David Simon, M.D., is an engaging, thoroughly practical guide to the many benefits of mind body medicine, in particular those derived from the ancient Indian medical system known as Ayurveda. In Ayurveda, David Simon has found a system based on individuality--on our unique responses to food, exercise, stress, medicine, surgery, and a wide range of external factors. By using the mind body questionnaire that begins on page 51 of The Wisdom of Healing, you can establish your own mind body type and find a daily routine that is ideally suited to creating optimal health for you.          In these pages you will also learn how to use food as medicine; relaxation…    
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List price: $19.00
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 8/25/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.96" wide x 8.93" long x 0.84" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Deepak Chopra was born in New Delhi, India in 1946. He was educated as a medical doctor, specializing in endocrinology, at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He served as Chief of Staff at Boston Regional Medical Center, and has taught at Tufts and Boston University Medical Schools. He recognized limitations in the ways that his medical education approached treatment of individuals. Introduced to the ancient methods of Hindu healing, known as Ayurveda, by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, he saw a way to add a spiritual dimension to treatment of illness. Chopra's thinking led him to develop a theory that he called Quantum Healing, which combines Western and Hindu medical practice. In 1984,…    

David Simon, M.D., is Medical Director of The Chopra Center for Well Being in La Jolla, California.

List of Illustrations
Twenty-First-Century Health Care
Consciousness: The Raw Material of the Universe
Healing the Healer
Creating a Universe
Personalizing the Universe
The Origins of Health and Disease
Beyond Illness, Toward Wholeness
Restful Alertness--Eavesdropping on Silence
Accessing the Inner Pharmacy Through the Doors of Perception
Healing Breath and Neuromuscular Integration for Optimal Fitness
Food as Medicine
The Wisdom of Herbs
Understanding Biological Rhythms: The Keys to Balance
Detoxification, Purification, and Rejuvenation
Responsibility, Compassion, and Freedom
The Science of Mind Body Interactions in Illness
Psychoneuroimmunology--Mind, Body, and Immunity
Mind Body Interactions in Digestive Disorders
Mind Body Interactions in Diabetes
Mind Body Interactions in Heart Disease
Mind Body Interactions in Cancer
Mind Body Interactions in Reproduction and Pregnancy
Mind Body Interactions in Women's Health--Menstruation and Menopause
Mind Body Interactions in Fatigue and Chronic Pain
Celebrating Life, Transcending Death
Appendix A