The Clinician's Handbook of Natural Medicine - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 28, 2008 - Medical - 832 pages
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Written by leading authorities in complementary and integrative medicine, this convenient, quick-reference handbook provides clear and rational directives on diagnosing and treating specific diseases and disorders with natural medicine. You'll get concise summaries of diagnostic procedures, general considerations, therapeutic considerations, and therapeutic approaches for 84 of the most commonly seen conditions, 12 of which are new to this edition, plus naturopathic treatment methods and easy-to-follow condition flowcharts. Based on Pizzorno's trusted Textbook of Natural Medicine and the most current evidence available, it's your key to accessing reliable, natural diagnosis and treatment options in any setting.
  • Expert authorship lends credibility to information.
  • Scientifically verified content assures the most reliable coverage of diagnostic and natural treatment methods.
  • Over 80 algorithms synthesize therapeutic content and provide support for your clinical judgment with a conceptual overview of case management.
  • The book's compact size makes it portable for easy reference in any setting.
  • A consistent organization saves you time and helps you make fast, accurate diagnoses.
  • 12 NEW chapters enhance your treatment knowledge and understanding with information on important and newly emerging treatments and areas of interest, including:
    • Cancer
    • Endometriosis
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Hair Loss in Women
    • Hyperventilation Syndrome
    • Infectious Diarrhea
    • Intestinal Protozoan Infestation
    • Lichen Planus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Porphyrias
    • Proctological Conditions
    • Uterine Fibroids
  • Each chapter is fully updated to reflect the content of the latest edition of Pizzorno's Textbook of Natural Medicine and keep you current on the safest and most effective natural interventions.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Acne Vulgaris and Acne Conglobata
3
Chapter 2 Affective Disorders
8
Chapter 3 Alcoholism
26
Chapter 4 Alzheimers Disease
36
Chapter 5 Angina Pectoris
48
Chapter 6 Aphthous Stomatitis Aphthous UlcerCanker SoreUlcerative Stomatitis
56
Chapter 7 Asthma
60
Chapter 8 Atherosclerosis
73
Chapter 42 Infectious Diarrhea
394
Chapter 43 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
406
Chapter 44 Insomnia
424
Chapter 45 Intestinal Protozoan Infestation
433
Chapter 46 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
436
Chapter 47 Kidney Stones
442
Chapter 48 Leukoplakia
451
Chapter 49 Lichen Planus
454

Chapter 9 Atopic Dermatitis Eczema
90
Chapter 10 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children
97
Chapter 11 Bacterial Sinusitis
107
Chapter 12 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
112
Integrated Naturopathic Support
119
Chapter 14 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
136
Chapter 15 Celiac Disease
142
Chapter 16 Cellulite
147
Chapter 17 Cervical Dysplasia
152
Chapter 18 Chronic Candidiasis
161
Chapter 19 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
167
Chapter 20 Congestive Heart Failure
177
Chapter 21 Cystitis
183
Chapter 22 Dermatitis Herpetiformis
191
Chapter 23 Diabetes Mellitus
194
Chapter 24 Endometriosis
226
Chapter 25 Epilepsy
233
Chapter 26 Erythema Multiforme
246
Chapter 27 Fibrocystic Breast Disease
249
Chapter 28 Fibromyalgia Syndrome
255
Chapter 29 Gallstones
267
Acute Angle Closure and Chronic OpenAngle
275
Chapter 31 Gout
281
Chapter 32 Hair Loss in Women
289
Chapter 33 Hepatitis
294
Chapter 34 Herpes Simplex
303
Chapter 35 HIVAIDS
308
Chapter 36 Hypertension
337
Chapter 37 Hyperthyroidism
351
Chapter 38 Hyperventilation Syndrome Breathing Pattern Disorders
361
Chapter 39 Hypoglycemia
367
Chapter 40 Hypothyroidism
377
Chapter 41 Immune Support
387
Chapter 50 Macular Degeneration
459
Chapter 51 Male Infertility
465
Chapter 52 Menopause
476
Chapter 53 Menorrhagia
492
Chapter 54 Migraine Headache
502
Chapter 55 Multiple Sclerosis
521
Chapter 56 Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy
533
Chapter 57 Obesity
538
Chapter 58 Osteoarthritis
552
Chapter 59 Osteoporosis
565
Chapter 60 Otitis Media
581
Chapter 61 Parkinsons Disease
588
Chapter 62 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
605
Chapter 63 Peptic Ulcers
618
Chapter 64 Periodontal Disease
625
Bacterial Mycoplasmal and Viral
633
Chapter 66 Porphyrias
640
Chapter 67 Premenstrual Syndrome
650
Chapter 68 Proctologic Conditions
664
Chapter 69 Psoriasis
684
Chapter 70 Rheumatoid Arthritis
693
Chapter 71 Rosacea
708
Chapter 72 Seborrheic Dermatitis
713
Chapter 73 Senile AgingRelated Cataracts
717
Chapter 74 Streptococcal Pharyngitis
725
Chapter 75 Trichomoniasis
729
Chapter 76 Urticaria
736
Chapter 77 Uterine Fibroids
748
Chapter 78 Vaginitis and Vulvovaginitis
756
Chapter 79 Varicose Veins
772
Index
779
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