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

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS CHAPTER
8
CHAPTER
19
Stretch Yourself Healthy
56
The Best CHAPTER 11
63
A Practical Guide to the CHAPTER 13
70
CHAPTER 3
78
A Whole
103
CHAPTER 21
116
Nausea and Vomiting
492
Osteoarthritis
498
Osteoporosis
510
Overweight
519
Premenstrual Syndrome
533
Vitamin and Mineral CHAPTER 16
535
Prostate Enlargement
541
Psoriasis
550

Acne
131
Back Pain
146
Bronchitis
159
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
179
Cold Sores
199
CHAPTER 5
441
Lactose Intolerance
447
Menopause
457
Menstrual Cramps
466
Migraine
473
Muscle Soreness
484
CHAPTER 17
552
Raynauds Syndrome
557
Rheumatoid Arthritis
563
Sinus Infection
572
Sprains
579
Stress
586
Stroke
596
GUIDELINES FOR SAFE USE
659
HOW TO FIND WHAT
668
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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