Intelligent Medicine

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 29, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 513 pages
For the 74 million people in their late thirties and early forties, "Intelligent Medicine" presents the complete spectrum of health-care options. Hoffman, who specializes in integrating conventional and alternative medicine, discusses each major system in the body and offers preventive techniques and treatment options for common ailments.
 

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Intelligent medicine: a guide to optimizing health and preventing illness for the baby-boomer generation

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Hoffman, a baby boomer and a holistic physician, combines the best of conventional medicine with the natural systems of healing to provide advice on everything from nutrition to acupuncture. His three ... Read full review

Contents

Confessions of a BabyBoomer Doctor
14
A New Look at the Body
20
Self and Nonself The Immune System
27
Nerves and Brain Memory and the Energy Pathways
69
The Endocrine System Key to Your WeilBeing
93
Muscles Bones and Joints
120
Keeping Bones Vital
155
Basic Plumbing The Gastrointestinal Tract
164
The Heart of the Matter
256
Breath of Life The Respiratory System
328
Keeping Eyes Bright and Ears Sharp
348
Not Only Skin Deep Skin Hair and Nails
367
Eating for Health and Pleasure
383
External Medicine Coping with a Toxic Environment
416
Doctors and Medicine How to Cope
434
Resources
473

Mostly for Women
199
Mostly for Men
236

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About the author (1997)

Ronald L. Hoffman is the founder of the Hoffman Center in New York City, which focuses on internal medicine, combining both modern and holistic aspects. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is also a nutritionist and has formulated his own line of supplements. Hoffman is the host of a radio show called Health Talk, which is broadcasted in the tri-state area. He is also the author of several books including, " Seven Weeks to a Settled Stomach," "Tired All the Time" and "Intelligent Medicine." He is a fellow of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and the American College for the Advancement of Medicine. The Hoffman Center specializes in chronic fatigue syndrome, heart problems, Attention Deficit Disorder, autism, rheumatic arthritis and allergies, among others.

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