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Alternative Therapies book from C.H.I.P.S.

Professional Guide to Complementary & Alternative Therapies
by Donna O. Carpenter

Professional Guide to Complementary & Alternative Therapies features a research summary, sidebars, appendices and logos that supply key information and complete the professional guide library.

Features 500 herbal medicines and therapies that include:

  • Alternative Medical Practices: Chinese, Ayurveda, and Homeopathy
  • Bioelectromagnetics: Energy Medicine, and Magnetic Fields
  • Diet and Nutrition: Antioxidants, Macrobiotics, Polyphenols, and Pritkin
  • Herbal Medicines: Echinacea, Ephedra, Ginkgo, Kava, and Woundwort
  • Manual Healing: Acupuncture, Kinesiology, and Myotherapy
  • Mind-body Therapies: Biofeedback, Guided Imagery, Hypnotherapy, Meditation, Neurolinguistic Programming, and Tai Chi
  • Pharmacologic and Biological Treatments: Antineoplastons, Apitherapy, Chelation, Light Therapy, and many others

The facts you need:

  • Traditional indications, known and potential adverse effects.
  • Contraindications, pregnancy and age-specific precautions.
  • Herbal common and Latin names, active ingredients, and usable forms.
  • Typical herbal preparation, dosages, and herb-drug interactions.
  • Therapy procedures, origins, theoretical basis, and equipment.
  • Appropriate clinical monitoring, long-term use, and patient counseling.
  • Research validation of efficacy.

Contents

  1. Health Care Comes Full Circle
  2. Entries A to Z

Appendices

  • Herbal Resource List (Including Web Sites)
  • Alternative Therapies for Specific Conditions
  • Therapeutic Monitoring Guidelines
  • Supplemental Vitamins and Minerals
  • Herb-Drug Interactions

Index

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Professional Guide to Complementary & Alternative Therapies
by Donna O. Carpenter
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