The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 4, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 400 pages
Natural solutions for living a clean and healthy life

Health consciousness is an area of transformational and unprecedented growth in the North American public today. More and more people are seeking alternative solutions to conventional medical practices. For many, a natural approach to healing everything from common ailments to serious diseases is preferable when compared to the invasive medical procedures and prescription drugs that abound.

Sherry Torkos, one of Canada’s leading pharmacists is widely regarded for her knowledge of complementary medicine. Her latest book, The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Cures, is the definitive source for alternative health care for Canadians; it is totally comprehensive and easy-tofollow, providing natural cures for everyday problems such as insect bites and muscle aches, as well as for serious chronic disorders such as osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease, and diabetes. Torkos emphasizes the role of lifestyle, nutrition, exercise and supplements in optimizing health and preventing disease. This book features a detailed A to Z reference of ailments and disease, with the latest information on the natural cures that have been proven to assist in their treatment. Detailed information will also advise readers of potential drug interactions that can occur when supplements are taken alongside prescribed medications.

Canadians seeking to create a more holistic and personalized health program for themselves and for their families will turn to this reference time and time again.

 

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I saw Sherry on TV and nd she talked about this book so I thought I would check it out. It's an excellent resource to have if you want to know how to treat ailments naturally. Read full review

Contents

HOW IT ALL BEGAN
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
PROTEIN
CARBOHYDRATES
FATS
SATURATED FATS
TRANS FATS
CHOLESTEROL
DIARRHEA
DIVERTICULAR DISEASE
EAR INFECTIONS
ECZEMA
ENDOMETRIOSIS
ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION IMPOTENCE
FIBROCYSTIC BREASTS
FIBROIDS UTERINE

SUMMARY
VITAMINS
MINERALS TRACE MINERALS AND ELECTROLYTES
TRACE MINERALS
ELECTROLYTES
1 MAKE QUALITY FOOD CHOICES
2 ENJOY VARIETY
4 EAT SMALL AND FREQUENT MEALS
7 REDUCE THE SALT AND INCREASE THE POTASSIUM
9 CUT DOWN ON CAFFEINE
PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
CARDIOVASCULAR AEROBIC EXERCISE
RESISTANCE TRAINING
HOW MUCH EXERCISE DO YOU NEED?
CREATING YOUR FITNESS PROGRAM
SLEEP
STRESS
AGED GARLIC EXTRACT KYOLIC
ALOE VERA
BETAGLUCAN
BROMELAIN
CAYENNE
CHONDROITIN SULPHATE
CREATINE
DIOSMIN
FENUGREEK
5HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN 5HTP
GINGER
GINSENG SIBERIAN
GREEN TEA
LECITHIN
LYCOPENE
METHYLSULFONYLMETHANE MSM
PHOSPHATIDYLSERINE
PROBIOTICS
RELORA
SAW PALMETTO
SUNTHEANINE
WHY TAKE SUPPLEMENTS?
CREATING YOUR SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM
BEYOND THE FOUNDATION
TIPS ON SELECTING SUPPLEMENTS
NATURAL MEDICINE CABINET
NATURAL TRAVEL ESSENTIALS
HOW HOMEOPATHY WORKS
THE SCIENTIFIC PROOF
FINDING A GOOD PRACTITIONER
HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENTS
ACID REFLUX GERD
ACNE
ALLERGIC RHINITIS
ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
ANEMIA
ANXIETY
ARTHRITIS RHEUMATOID
ASTHMA
ATHLETES FOOT
ATTENTIONDEFICITHYPERACTIVITY DISORDER ADHD
AUTISM AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
BACK PAIN
BAD BREATH HALITOSIS
BLADDER INFECTION
BRONCHITIS
BURNS
CANCER
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
CATARACTS
CELIAC DISEASE GLUTEN INTOLERANCE
CERVICAL DYSPLASIA
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME
CHRONIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY
COLD SORES
COMMON COLD
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
FINAL THOUGHTS
CROHNS DISEASE AND COLITIS
DEPRESSION
DIABETES
FIBROMYALGIA
FLU
GALLSTONES
GLAUCOMA
GOUT
GUM DISEASE
HAIR LOSS
HEART DISEASE CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
HEMORRHOIDS
HEPATITIS VIRAL
HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HYPERTENSION
HIGH CHOLESTEROL
HYPOGLYCEMIA
HYPOTHYROIDISM
FINAL THOUGHTS
INSOMNIA
IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME IBS
KIDNEY STONES
LICE
LOW LIBIDO
LUPUS
MACULAR DEGENERATION
MEMORY LOSS
MENOPAUSE
METABOLIC SYNDROME
MIGRAINE HEADACHES
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS MS
OBESITY
OSTEOARTHRITIS
OSTEOPOROSIS
OVARIAN CYSTS
PARASITES
PARKINSONS DISEASE
POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME
PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME PMS
PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
PSORIASIS
RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME
ROSACEA
SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER SAD
FINAL THOUGHTS
SHINGLES HERPES ZOSTER
SINUSITIS
STRESS
STROKE
THRUSH CANDIDIASIS
TINNITUS
ULCERS
VAGINITIS AND YEAST INFECTIONS
VARICOSE VEINS
APPENDIX A
APPENDIX B
APPENDIX C
APPENDIX D
APPENDIX E
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
L
M
N
O
P
Q
S
T
U
W
Z
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Sherry Torkos, B.Sc. Phm. (Fort Erie, ON) is one of Canada’s top pharmacists and has won several national pharmacy awards for distinguished practice and for providing excellent inpatient care. Torkos authors health booklets and articles for both professional and consumer journals including Winning at Weight Loss (978-0-470-83585-2).

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