Conquer Pain-The Natural Way: A Practical Guide

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Chronicle Books, Jul 1, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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For the millions who suffer frequent or chronic pain, finding effective, long-term relief can be a challenge. Conquer Pain-The Natural Way offers straightforward information on the best pain relief methods traditional and complementary medicine have to offer, as well as over 25 exercises to help ease discomfort, all presented with soothing illustrations. Dr. Leon Chaitow shows how to sidestep costly over-the-counter drugs and let gentle natural remedies, interactive therapies, and personal mental powers provide relief. He gives advice on both chronic and occasional pain, as well as common ailments like headaches, backaches, and menstrual cramps. The book serves as a reference for the best natural techniques for pain relief, including visualization, meditation, massage, acupuncture, and hydrotherapy. In Conquer Pain-The Natural Way, readers will find a wise and compassionate guide to whole body relief.

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Contents

Introduction
8
The Pain Experience
16
The Stress Effect
22
Inflammation is Good for You
28
Positive Attitudes
36
Mind Over Matter
42
Problem Solving
49
Bodywork and Rehabilitation
76
Complementary Therapies
96
Light and Colour
102
Natures Bounty
108
Inflammation and Diet
114
The Exclusion Zone
120
Types of Pain
126
Common Pains
132
Conclusion
154

Trigger Points
82
The Triangle Posture
89
Acknowledgments
160
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About the author (2002)

Dr. Leon Chaitow is a registered osteopath and naturopath, as well as the editor of Britain's Journal of Bodywork and Movement and the author of more than 60 books on health topics. He lives in the UK and lectures internationally to medical professionals.

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