Prescription for Nutritional Healing

Front Cover
Avery, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 776 pages
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Preface,. vii .
How to Use This Book,. viii .
Part One Understanding the Elements of Health .
Introduction,. 2 .
Nutrition, Diet, and Wellness,. 3 .
Vitamins,. 13 .
Minerals,. 25 .
Water,. 35 .
Amino Acids,. 42 .
Antioxidants,. 53 .
Enzymes,. 59 .
Natural Food Supplements,. 63 .
Herbs,. 85 .
Part Two The Disorders .
Introduction,. 116 .
Troubleshooting for Disorders,. 117 .
Abscess,. 120 .
Acid/Alkali Imbalance,. 122 .
Acne,. 125 .
Adrenal Disorders,. 129 .
Age Spots,. 131 .
Aging,. 132 .
AIDS,. 138 .
Alcoholism,. 147 .
Allergies,. 153 .
Aluminum Toxicity,. 167 .
Alzheimer’s Disease,. 168 .
Anemia,. 174 .
Anorexia Nervosa,. 177 .
Anxiety Disorder,. 179 .
Appendicitis,. 183 .
Appetite, Poor,. 184 .
Arsenic Poisoning,. 185 .
Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis,. 186 .
Arthritis,. 188 .
Asthma,. 195 .
Athlete’s Foot,. 200 .
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)/Attention Deficit .
Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),. 201 .
Autism,. 205 .
Backache,. 208 .
Bedsores,. 212 .
Bed-Wetting,. 214 .
Bee Sting,. 215 .
Bladder Infection (Cystitis),. 216 .
Boil,. 219 .
Breast Cancer,. 221 .
Breastfeeding-Related Problems,. 229 .
Engorgement,. 229 .
Mastitis (Breast Infection),. 229 .
Plugged Duct,. 230 .
Sore Nipples,. 230 .
Bronchitis,. 232 .
Bruising,. 235 .
Bruxism,. 237 .
Bulimia,. 238 .
Bums,. 241 .
Bursitis,. 243 .
Cadmium Toxicity,. 245 .
Cancer,. 246 .
Candidiasis,. 263 .
Canker Sores (Aphthous Ulcers),. 266 .
Cardiovascular Disease,. 267 .
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome,. 275 .
Celiac Disease,. 279 .
Chemical Allergies,. 281 .
Chemical Poisoning,. 283 .
Chickenpox,. 283 .
Chlamydia,. 285 .
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,. 286 .
Circulatory Problems,. 290 .
Cirrhosis of the Liver,. 292 .
Cold Sores (Fever Blisters),. 295 .
Common Cold,. 297 .
Constipation,. 300 .
Copper Deficiency,. 303 .
Copper Toxicity,. 304 .
Corns and Calluses,. 305 .
Crohn’s Disease,. 306 .
Croup,. 310 .
Cystic Fibrosis,. 311 .
Dandruff,. 313 .
Depression,. 314 .
Dermatitis,. 319 .
Diabetes,. 321 .
Diarrhea,. 326 .
Diverticulitis,. 328 .
Dog Bite,. 330 .
Down Syndrome,. 331 .
Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse),. 334 .
Dry Skin,. 337 .
Ear Infection,. 340 .
Edema,. 342 .
Emphysema,. 343 .
Endometriosis,. 346 .
Environmental Toxicity,. 350 .
Epilepsy,. 352 .
Eye Problems,. 355 .
Bags under the Eyes,. 358 .
Bitot’s Spots,. 358 .
Blepharitis,. 359 .
Bloodshot Eyes,. 359 .
Blurred Vision,. 359 .
Cataracts,. 360 .
Colorblindness,. 362 .
Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye),. 362 .
Corneal Ulcer,. 363 .
Diabetic Retinopathy,. 363 .
Dimness or Loss of Vision,. 363 .
Dry Eyes,. 364 .
Eyestrain,. 364 .
Floaters,. 365 .
Glaucoma,. 365 .
Itchy or Tired Eyes,. 366 .
Macular Degeneration,. 366 .
Mucus in the Eyes,. 367 .
Photophobia,. 367 .
Retinitis Pigmentosa,. 367 .
Scotoma,. 368 .
Shingles (Herpes Zoster),. 368 .
Stye,. 368 .
Thinning Eyelashes,. 369 .
Ulcerated Eyelid,. 369 .
Xerophthalmia,. 369 .
Fever,. 369 .
Fibrocystic Breasts,. 371 .
Fibroids, Uterine,. 372 .
Fibromyalgia Syndrome,. 374 .
Foodborne/Waterborne Disease,. 378 .
Fracture,. 384 .
Frigidity,. 386 .
Fungal Infection,. 387 .
Gallbladder Disorders,. 389 .
Gangrene,. 391 .
German Measles (Rubella),. 392 .
Glaucoma,. 394 .
Gout,. 397 .
Growth Problems,. 400 .
Hair Loss,. 401 .
Halitosis (Bad Breath),. 404 .
Hay Fever,. 405 .
Headache,. 408 .
Hearing Loss,. 413 .
Heart Attack,. 417 .
Heartburn/Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD),. 422 .
Heel or Bone Spur,. 424 .
Hemophilia,. 425 .
Hemorrhoids,. 426 .
Hepatitis,. 429 .
Herpesvirus Infection,. 433 .
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension),. 436 .
High Cholesterol,. 440 .
Hives,. 443 .
Hyperthyroidism,. 446 .
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar),. 448 .
Hypothyroidism,. 450 .
Hysterectomy-Related Problems,. 453 .
Impotence,. 455 .
Incontinence,. 459 .
Indigestion (Dyspepsia),. 460 .
Infertility,. 463 .
Inflammation,. 466 .
Influenza,. 468 .
Insect Allergy,. 470 .
Insect Bite,. 471 .
Insomnia,. 473 .
Irritable Bowel Syndrome,. 476 .
Jaundice,. 479 .
Kidney Disease (Renal Failure),. 480 .
Kidney Stones,. 483 .
Lactose Intolerance (Lactase Deficiency),. 485 .
Lead Poisoning,. 487 .
Leg Ulcers,. 490 .
Legionnaires’ Disease,. 492 .
Lupus,. 493 .
Lyme Disease,. 496 .
Malabsorption Syndrome,. 499 .
Manic-Depressive Disorder (Bipolar Mood Disorder),. 502 .
Measles,. 504 .
Memory Problems,. 505 .
Ménière’s Disease,. 508 .
Meningitis,. 510 .
Menopausal and Perimenopausal Problems,. 511 .
Mercury Toxicity,. 516 .
Migraine,. 518 .
Mononucleosis,. 521 .
Motion Sickness,. 523 .
Multiple Sclerosis,. 525 .
Mumps,. 529 .
Muscle Cramps,. 530 .
Nail Problems,. 532 .
Narcolepsy,. 535 .
Nickel Toxicity,. 537 .
Nosebleed,. 538 .
Obesity,. 540 .
Oily Skin,. 547 .
Osteoporosis,. 549 .
Paget’s Disease of Bone,. 554 .
Pancreatitis,. 556 .
Parkinson’s Disease,. 558 .
Peptic Ulcer,. 561 .
Periodontal Disease,. 564 .
Pneumonia,. 567 .
Poison Ivy/Poison Oak/Poison Sumac,. 570 .
Poisoning,. 571 .
Polyps,. 574 .
Pregnancy-Related Problems,. 575 .
Anemia,. 576 .
Asthma,. 576 .
Backache,. 576 .
Bladder Discomfort/Infection,. 577 .
Bleeding Gums,. 577 .
Constipation,. 577 .
Coughs and Colds,. 577 .
Depression,. 577 .
Diabetes, Gestational,. 578 .
Dizziness,. 578 .
Eclampsia and Preeclampsia,. 578 .
Ectopic Pregnancy,. 579 .
Edema (Swelling of the Hands and Feet),. 579 .
Gas (Flatulence),. 579 .
Groin Spasm, Stitch, or Pressure,. 580 .
Heartburn,. 580 .
Hemorrhoids,. 580 .
Insomnia,. 580 .
Leg Cramps,. 581 .
Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion),. 581 .
Morning Sickness,. 581 .
Nosebleeds and Nasal Congestion,. 582 .
Sciatica,. 582 .
Skin Problems,. 582 .
Soreness in the Rib Area,. 582 .
Stretch Marks,. 583 .
Sweating,. 583 .
Varicose Veins,. 583 .
Premenstrual Syndrome,. 587 .
Prolapse of the Uterus,. 590 .
Prostate Cancer,. 591 .
Prostatitis/Benign Prostatic Hyertrophy (BPH),. 596 .
Psoriasis,. 599 .
Radiation Exposure,. 601 .
Raynaud’s Disease/Raynaud’s Phenomenon,. 603 .
Reye’s Syndrome,. 604 .
Rheumatic Fever,. 606 .
Rickets / Osteomalacia,. 607 .
Rosacea,. 608 .
Scabies,. 610 .
Schizophrenia,. 611 .
Sebaceous Cyst,. 614 .
Seborrhea,. 615 .
Senility (Dementia),. 617 .
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD),. 619 .
Shingles (Herpes Zoster),. 621 .
Sinusitis,. 624 .
Skin Cancer,. 627 .
Skin Rash,. 632 .
Smoking Dependency,. 635 .
Snakebite,. 638 .
Sore Throat,. 640 .
Spider Bite,. 641 .
Sprains, Strains, and Other Injuries of the Muscles and .
Joints,. 643 .
Stress,. 646 .
Sunburn,. 651 .
Thrombophlebitis,. 653 .
TMJ Syndrome,. 656 .
Tonsillitis,. 658 .
Tooth Decay,. 660 .
Tuberculosis,. 662 .
Tumor,. 664 .
Ulcerative Colitis,. 666 .
Underweight/Weight Loss,. 668 .
Vaginitis,. 670 .
Varicose Veins,. 672 .
Vertigo,. 674 .
Vitiligo,. 676 .
Warts,. 677 .
Weakened Immune System,. 679 .
Wilson’s Disease,. 684 .
Worms (Parasites),. 686 .
Wrinkles,. 688 .
Part Three Remedies and Therapies .
Introduction,. 694 .
Aromatherapy and Essential Oils,. 695 .
Ascorbic Acid Flush,. 697 .
Ayurvedic Remedies,. 698 .
Blood Purification,. 698 .
Chelation Therapy,. 699 .
Oral Chelation Therapy,. 700 .
Intravenous Chelation Therapy,. 701 .
Chinese Medicine,. 701 .
Colon Cleansing,.

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Phyllis A. Balch, CNC, is one of the health industry's leading voices. Ms. Balch is a coauthor of the bestselling "Prescription for Nutritional Healing," as well as of "Prescription for Nutritional Healing: The A-to-Z Guide to Supplements," and "Prescription for Herbal Healing,

JAMES F. BALCH, M.D., is one of the bestselling health book authors of all time with his coauthored landmark Prescription for Nutritional Healing, which was one of the first major books to show how food and supplements can improve health. He has made numerous appearances on TV and radio and regularly lectures around North America. Dr. Balch writes a monthly newsletter, Prescriptions for Healthy Living, which is read by 50,000 subscribers; he also has a weekly Internet radio program called Prescriptions for Healthy Living on wsradio.com.

MARK STENGLER, N.D., is a licensed naturopathic doctor, author, and lecturer with expertise in nutrition, herbal therapy, vitamin therapy, homeopathy, and integrative medicine. He serves on a medical advisory committee for the Yale University Complementary Medicine Outcomes Research Project. An associate clinical professor at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Stengler is in private practice in La Jolla, California.