New Choices in Natural Healing for Women: Drug-Free Remedies from the World of Alternative Medicine

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Bantam Books, Nov 10, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 620 pages
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Natural therapies offer a gentle, drug-free approach to women's health problems, such as PMS, migraines, hot flashes, TMJ, and others. But how can you tell which approach is the best for you?
The editors of Prevention Magazine Health Books consulted with experts in thirty different natural therapies, from acupuncture to yoga, to take the mystery out of alternative treatments and explain them in plain English. You'll find out how the Alexander Technique can relieve the health risks of working at a computer, how meditation can improve symptoms of PMS, and how blueberries and ginkgo supplements can reduce spider veins.
Discover these natural healing techniques for physical and emotional ailments:
Acupressure
Acupuncture
Alexander technique
Aromatherapy
Art therapy
Biofeedback
Breath work
Chiropractic
Feldenkrais method
Hellerwork
Herbal medicine
Homeopathy
Hydrotherapy
Imagery and visualization
Massage and bodywork
Meditation
Music therapy
Naturopathy
Osteopathy
Reflexology
Therapeutic touch
Traditional Chinese medicine
Vegetarian diets
Yoga
Comprehensive and reliable, this indispensable reference tells you how to find a qualified practitioner and what to expect when you visit one for the first time. Plus, inspiring testimonials from women who have been cured by these holistic techniques attest to their incredible restorative powers.

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What Natural Healing Offers Women
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Acupressure
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Acupuncture
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