Spa Medicine: Your Gateway to the Ageless Zone

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Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2004 - Health & Fitness - 308 pages
Provides proven longevity strategies that restore balance to stressful lives and promote optimum health. The authors describe four wellness pillars, that are the foundation of the medi-spa approach.
 

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Contents

A Brief History of Wellness
7
Pillar One Detoxification
19
Pillar Two Nutrition
45
Pillar Three Exercise
73
Pillar Four MindBody Health
93
Why We Age
115
Secret One Reduce Inflammation
123
Secret Two Nutraceuticals
147
Glycemic Index
237
Hydroponic Farming
240
Calorie Value for Ten Minutes of Activity
243
Zone Cafe
246
Cell Therapy
249
Losing Weight is Easy in the Zone
255
Glossary
261
Resources and MediSpa Directory
269

Secret Three Hormonal Therapy
165
Secret Four Beauty Inside Out
205
Eternity Medicine
221
The Integral Health Model
227
Detoxification
234
References and Related Reading
275
Index
291
About the Authors
307
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Board certified in internal medicine and emrgency medicine, Dr. Simpson is founding member of the Ameican Holistic Medical Association, coauthor of Spa Medicine, and medical director of the Ageless Zone Medical Spa in Reno.

Stephen Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and certified pyschotherapist with more than 25 years of experience in helping patients prevent and reverse heart disease. He graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA in 1968. he then went to medical school at Albany Medical College, in Albany, NY, graduating in 1972 before heading to the Massachusetts Society for Bioenergetic Analysis, in Cambridge, MA in 1992 and receiving his C. B.T. He also is certified in anti-aging medicine. Sinatra founded the New England Heart and Longevity Center in Manchester, Connecticut which integrates conventional medical treatments for heart disease with complementary nutritional, anti-aging and psychological therapies that help heal the heart. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and former Chief of Cardiology at Manchester Memorial Hospital where he has been Director of Medical education for the last ten years. Dr. Sinatra also is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1975, and by the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease in 1977. In 1992, the Massachusetts Society for Bioenergetic Analysis certified him, followed by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine in 1997 and the Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists in 2000.

Jorge Suarez-Menendez, M.D., is chief of plastic surgery at four major hospitals in Miami, Florida. A leading innovator in the cosmeceutical industry, he owns the holistic MeSua Dermocosmetic Spa in Miami where his therapies include his unique anti-aging skin-care product line that combines the best features of modern cosmetic chemistry and ancient beauty traditions. He has received many international honors and awards of recognition for his continued service in the field of plastic surgery.

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