New Medicine: Integrating Complementary, Alternative, and Conventional Medicine for the Safest and Most Effective Treatment

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Penguin, Feb 19, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 512 pages

New Medicine offers in-depth advice on using integrated medicine to treat everything from headaches and acne to cancer and heart disease.

Integrated medicine is a new and innovative approach to healthcare that is empowering more people to get involved with their own health. New Medicine teaches you how to use complementary and conventional medicine together for safe and effective treatment. Covering over 100 ailments where studies have proven an integrated approach is more effective than either conventional medicine or complementary medicine alone, New Medicine in an indispensible guide to your health.

 

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Contents

Wellbeing and Health 12
12
Conventional Medicine 24
24
Nutritional Therapy 32
32
Bodywork Therapies 48
48
Western Herbal Medicine 64
64
Homeopathy 70
70
Traditional Chinese Medicine 78
78
Acupuncture 82
82
Psychological Therapy 104
104
General Advice Precautions 110
110
Glossary of Terms 480
480
Finding a Practitioner 485
485
Useful Websites and Addresses 486
486
Primary Treatment References 492
494
Index 500
500
Acknowledgments 512
512

Environmental Health 86
86
MindBody Medicine 94
94

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