The Chinese Way to Healing: Many Paths to Wholeness

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iUniverse, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 324 pages
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The Chinese Way to Healing: Many Paths to Wholeness is an essential guide to achieving total health in mind, body and spirit. By showing you the powerful benefits of Chinese Medicine-particularly acupuncture, massage, nutrition, meditation and herbs-along with other healing arts as adjunct therapies, this book can help you take control of your healing process and maintain or restore wholeness and harmony in all aspects of your life.This book offers comprehensive healing plans for a wide range of ailments including digestive problems, stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, gynecological problems, PMS, menopause, and more. These plans combine Chinese dietary guidelines with Western medicine, plus various other Eastern and Western healing therapies.Includes:
  • Basics of Chinese medicine
  • How to evaluate a Chinese medicine practitioner
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion
  • Qi Gong: Chinese exercise and meditation
  • Case histories: profiles in healing
  • Chinese medicine dietary practices
  • Chinese herbal therapy
 

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Contents

Understanding the MindBodySpirit
9
Roots of Disharmony
37
When You Visit a Chinese Medicine Practitioner
67
Rebuilding the Essential Substances and Organ Systems
95
Dancing with Dang Gui and Friends
115
Metal and Fire
133
Qi Gong
153
The Healing Touch
167
Comprehensive Healing
199
Calming the Shen
223
Harmonious Cycles
233
Supporting the Center
253
Movement Toward Freedom
265
Epilogue The Path Taken the Path Not Taken
279
Notes
298
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Misha Ruth Cohen, O.M.D., L.Ac., is a doctor of Oriental medicine, and co-founder of Quan Yin Healing Arts Center in San Francisco. She is the author, with New York-based writer and editor Kalia Doner, of The Chinese Way to Healing: Many Paths to Wholeness.

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