The Complete Book of Natural Pain Relief: Safe and Effective Self-Help for Everyday Aches and Pains

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Firefly Books, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages

More and more of us are looking for gentler, more natural ways of looking after our health and well-being. "The Complete Book of Natural Pain Relief" answers this need, and is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the many forms of natural pain relief that are currently available. It looks at how the body is affected by and copes with pain, advises on appropriate methods of pain relief, and offers guidelines on prevention of further pain.

- Ease pain the natural way with quick and effective techniques such as massage, aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, herbalism, homeopathy, yoga, and meditation
- Discover the alternative therapies that can help bring relief from common ailments such as headaches and migraines, stress and emotional problems, colds and flu, and muscular injuries
- Clear illustrations guide you every step of the way, together with recipes and dosages tailored to specific ailments.
- Gives advice on when you should expect to see results -- and when to give up and try a different therapy! -- as well as clear warnings about symptoms that require medical attention.

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Richard Thomas is a member of the Guild of Health Writers and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine. His previous books include The Natural Way series and The Complete Family Guide to Alternative Medicine.

Peter Albright,M.D. has trained and practiced in both conventional and holistic medicine, and is the author of The Complete Book of Complementary Therapies.

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