Blended Medicine: How to Integrate the Best Mainstream and Alternative Remedies for Maximum Health and Healing

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Rodale, Oct 18, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 708 pages
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The Future of Healing IS IN YOUR HANDS

Most doctors still practice conventional Western medicine-- end of story. But a growing number of physicians are embracing the future of healing: blended medicine.

This revolutionary approach to healing combines the best options in mainstream medicine with gentle, natural, yet efffective alternative therapies, including Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, yoga and massage, and exercise and nutrition.

Blended Medicine shows you how you can wisely combine alternative medicine with all that conventional medicine has to offer--and afford yourself the best opportunity for good health and safe, effective treatment.

IN THIS BOOK, YOU'LL DISCOVER ...
* Blended-medicine "menus" for more than 100 diseases and health conditions
* The best choices for each condition; recommended by experts in both conventional and alternative medicine
* Which therapies you can use at home, and which require professional practitioners
* Simple relaxation therapies that help short-circuit the stress component of many chronic conditions, from colds to cancer
* Guidelines for safe use of vitamins, minerals, and herbs, including possible interactions
 

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Blended medicine: the best choices in healing: the breakthrough system that combines natural, alternative & mainstream medicine for more than 100 ailments

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Castleman, a medical journalist and the author of nine previous books, here offers an integrative approach to healing. He describes over 20 therapeutic traditions and then outlines the most effective ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER
8
CHAPTER
19
Step Up
41
TwentyFirst Century CHAPTER 10
56
CHAPTER 2
63
A Practical Guide to the CHAPTER 13
70
CHAPTER 3
78
CHAPTER 5
87
Menopause 457
Menstrual Cramps 466
Migraine 473
Muscle Soreness 484
Nausea and Vomiting 492
Osteoarthritis 498
Osteoporosis 510
Overweight 519

CHAPTER 18
96
A Whole
101
CHAPTER 20
111
CHAPTER 22
119
CHAPTER 24
125
Blended Medicine
Asthma 138
Back Pain 146
Bad Breath 154
Cancer 165
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 179
Cataracts 186
Cold Sores 199
Lactose Intolerance 447
Premenstrual Syndrome 533
Prostate Enlargement 541
Psoriasis 550
Raynauds Syndrome 557
Rheumatoid Arthritis 563
Sinus Infection 572
Sprains 579
Stress 586
Stroke 596
GUIDELINES FOR SAFE USE 659
HOW TO FIND WHAT
BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE 675
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Michael Castleman, author of the best-selling Nature's Cures and The New Healing Herbs, has been called one of the top health writers in the country. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism, he has written about both mainstream and alternative medicine since 1972.

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