Alternative Medicine Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about Alternative and Complementary Medical Practices ...
Dawn D. Matthews
Omnigraphics, 2002 - Medical - 618 pages
Basic Consumer Health Information about Alternative and Complementary Medical Practices, Including Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Naturopathic Medicine, Mind-Body Interventions, Ayurveda, and Other Non-Western Medical Traditions Along with Facts about such Specific Therapies as Massage Therapy, Aromatherapy, Qigong, Hypnosis, Prayer, Dance, and Art Therapies, a Glossary, and Resources for Further Information.
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Chapter 2Selecting the Best Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medical Systems
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