Alternative Medicine

Naturopathic physicians receive a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine ( ND ) degree
. In states where they are regulated , naturopathic physicians must pass national
and state board examinations for licensure , and their actions are subject to ...

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

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ISBN: LOC:00039233617

Category: Alternative medicine

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Alternative Medicine

Expanding Medical Horizons : a Report to the National Institutes of Health on
Alternative Medical Systems and Practices in the United States United States
Government Printing Office, Usgpo. and plants : review of selected scientific
research .

Author: United States Government Printing Office

Publisher: Health and Human Services Department

ISBN: UOM:39015034523210

Category: Alternative medicine

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The Natural Medicine Handbook

One of America's best-known family physicians gives you an easy-to-understand guide to what works and what is a waste of money in choosing safe natural medicines (herbs, vitamins, or dietary supplements) for your most common health and ...

Author: WALT LARIMORE (M.D.)

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company

ISBN: 080074036X

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When it comes to natural medicines, such as herbs, vitamins, and dietary supplements, you want to make sure you're getting the truth about what works, what is safe, and what is a waste of money. You need evidence-based, trustworthy, unbiased sources and studies so that you can make wise decisions for yourself and your family. In consultation with the experts at ConsumerLab.com and Natural MedicinesTM, Dr. Walt Larimore has combed the available research from around the globe to evaluate about 1300 natural medicines or interventions for more than 500 conditions or indications summarized in helpful charts and tables. This highly readable and reliable guide will tell you what natural medicines have proven to be both safe and effective while suggesting the best-value "Top Picks" for health issues such as - brain and heart health - digestive and immune health - energy and fatigue - losing weight - keeping hair, skin, and nails young - increasing the quality and length of your life - and many more Arranged topically so you can go directly to the information you need, this comprehensive, trustworthy guide is a resource you'll return to again and again.
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Cancer Natural Medicine

o % - | PRAISE FOR Cancer G. Natural Medicine o “John Boik deserves the
accolades of the medical and scientific amous for his efforts in assembling the
present knowledge of natural therapies and combining it with current knowledge
and ...

Author: John Boik

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ISBN: UOM:39015041319164

Category: Health & Fitness

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Women s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine

Use the power of nature to heal your body and enjoy a lifetime of good health In Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine ...

Author: Tori Hudson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071593397

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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Use the power of nature to heal your body and enjoy a lifetime of good health In Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine to maintain health and address specific medical conditions. Her groundbreaking work offers sound information on complementary therapies such as bio-identical hormones, vitamin supplementation, herbs, diet, and exercise and helps you make informed choices about your health. Learn how to: Treat a whole range of female health issues, from contraception to menopause, heart conditions to infections Safely integrate alternative therapies with traditional medicine Determine when you should seek a practitioner's help And much more Compassionate and authoritative, Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine demonstrates that an informed, integrative approach to staying well is often the best medicine. “This is a book that should be in every woman's health library and every alternative practitioner's library. It is a resource for the new breed of conventional practitioners who are open to a more integrative health-care system.” --Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Government funded Health Programs

I gather your father had a feeling that as a medical person , he wasn't open to
some of these alternatives because he had ... There are 3,000 blind and double
studies , you know , done worldwide on the effects of herbal medicine and these
 ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

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ISBN: PURD:32754069250193

Category: Alternative medicine

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Consumer Health Integrative Medicine

The philosophical roots of naturopathic medicine stem from the time of
Hippocrates, the Greek father of medicine (about 400 BCE).4 Hippocrates
incorporated natural means such as diet, exercise, manipulative therapies, and
hydrotherapy into ...

Author: Linda Baily Synovitz

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284144123

Category: Health & Fitness

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Today, being a health consumer encompasses more than being knowledgeable about traditional medicine and health practice but also includes the necessity to be well informed about the expading field of complementary and alternative medicine. Consumer Health and Integrative Medicine: Holistic View of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practices, Second Edition was written to expand upon the many alternative modalities that many other consumer health texts overlook. It includes chapters on the major alternative medicine systems and healing modalities, including Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, naturopathy, homeopathic medicine, chiropractic medicine, massage, reflexology, and herbals or botanicals. The authors mission is to increase reader's knowledge base, not make up their mind, as we all make better choices related to our own personal health care practices when we are informed consumers.
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The Complete Natural Medicine Guide to Breast Cancer

Among alternative and complementary health care practices , naturopathic
medicine has gained wide - spread respect . When I practiced as a Naturopathic
Doctor in Ontario for 13 years , I taught my patients how to take responsibility for
their ...

Author: Sat Dharam Kaur

Publisher: Robert Rose Incorporated

ISBN: CHI:089140918

Category: Health & Fitness

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A naturopathic physician presents an all-natural approach to preventing and caring for breast cancer, discussing the hereditary, hormonal, and environmental causes of the ailment and outlining a host of detoxification programs, nutritional approaches, herbal remedies, and other strategies to complement conventional medical treatment and promote recovery.
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The MEND Clinic Guide to Natural Medicine for Menopause and Beyond

American Academy of Environmental Medicine P.O. Box 16106 Denver, CO
80216 303-622-9755 doctors who specialize in environmental medicine.
American Holistic Medical Association 4101 Lake Boone Trail, Ste. 201 Raleigh,
NC 27607 ...

Author: Paula Maas

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 0440507030

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 338

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A guide to traditional and alternative treatments for the symptoms of menopause
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Essential Herbs and Natural Supplements

NEXT STEPS IF INTERACTION IS LIKELY Analysis of the medicine If an
interaction involving a herbal or natural medicine is highly likely, then it must be
authenticated, botanically verified and analysed for the presence of contaminants
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Author: Lesley Braun

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780729586535

Category: Alternative medicine

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Essential Herbs and Natural Supplements is an evidence-based quick reference guide. This go-to resource is essential for safe and effective clinical recommendations of herbal medicines and natural supplements. It provides current, evidence-based monographs on the 50 most commonly used herbs, nutrients and food supplements. It emphasises safe practice with strategies to prevent adverse drug reactions, guidelines in assessing benefit, risk and harm and the evaluation of research. 50 evidence-based monographs on the most used herbs and natural supplements Up-to-date evidence on the latest research impacting on herbal and natural medicine by top leaders within the fields of Pharmacy, Herbal Medicine and Natural Medicine Considerations of herbs and natural supplements in pregnancy
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Textbook of Natural Medicine

Comprehensive, unique coverage makes this book the gold standard in natural medicine.

Author: Joseph E. Pizzorno

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781437723335

Category: Medical

Page: 1916

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Covering preventive, non-invasive, and natural treatments, Textbook of Natural Medicine, 4th Edition offers more than just alternative medicine. It promotes an integrated practice that can utilize natural medicine, traditional Western medicine, or a combination of both in a comprehensive, scientific treatment plan. Based on a combination of philosophy and clinical studies, Textbook of Natural Medicine helps you provide health care that identifies and controls the underlying causes of disease, is supportive of the body's own healing processes, and is considerate of each patient's unique biochemistry. Internationally known authors Joseph Pizzorno and Michael Murray include detailed pharmacologic information on herbs and supplements, plus evidence-based coverage of diseases and conditions to help you make accurate diagnoses and provide effective therapy. Comprehensive, unique coverage makes this book the gold standard in natural medicine. A scientific presentation includes the science behind concepts and treatments, and discusses Western medical treatments and how they can work with natural medicine in a comprehensive treatment plan; if natural medicine is not effective, this book recommends the Western treatment. Coverage of pharmacology of natural medicines includes the uses and potential dangers of nearly 80 herbal medicines, special nutrients, and other natural agents, addressing topics such as general information, chemical composition, history, pharmacology, clinical applications dosage, and toxicology. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of 73 diseases and conditions includes key diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology of diseases, and therapeutic rationales. Coverage of potential interactions between drugs, herbs, and supplements ensures the safest possible use for each of 79 herbs and supplements. Diagnostic procedures include practical, easy-to-follow descriptions of evidence-based techniques plus discussions of clinical application of diet analysis, food allergy testing, immune function assessment, fatty acid profiling, hair mineral analysis, and other diagnostic approaches. Common therapeutic modalities are described and reviewed, including botanical medicine, nutritional therapy, therapeutic fasting, exercise therapy, hydrotherapy, counseling, acupuncture, homeopathy, and soft tissue manipulation. Coverage of syndromes and therapies helps in understanding the underlying causes of diseases by discussing topics such as food reactions, functional toxicology, sports nutrition, stress management, and breathing pattern disorders. Coverage of the philosophy of natural medicine includes its history and background, with discussions of toxicity, detoxification, and scientific documentation of the healing actions of nature and natural substances. Internationally known authors Joseph Pizzorno and Michael Murray and more than 90 expert contributors provide material that is up to date, accurate, and informed. More than 10,000 research literature citations show that the content is based on science rather than opinions or anecdotes. 13 useful appendices offer quick lookup of frequently used charts, handouts, and information. New chapters are included on hot topics such as female infertility, medicinal mushrooms, natural products and quality control, pregnancy health and primary prevention, and Vitamin K; new appendices include a supplier certification questionnaire and cervical escharotics treatment. Thorough updates ensure that you use only the most current research and provide the most effective treatment of patients. Tabs in Specific Health Problems section separate more than 70 alphabetized d
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Issues in Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research 2011 Edition

Issues in Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research.

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ISBN: 9781464967061

Category: Medical

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Issues in Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research. The editors have built Issues in Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Natural Medicines and Nutraceuticals Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
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Alternative Medicine Magazine s Definitive Guide to Cancer

"The extensively revised second edition of Alternative Medicine Magazine's comprehensive guide to cancer prevention, treatment, and healing"--Provided by publisher.

Author: Lise Alschuler

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ISBN: 1587612801

Category: Health & Fitness

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"The extensively revised second edition of Alternative Medicine Magazine's comprehensive guide to cancer prevention, treatment, and healing"--Provided by publisher.
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The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition

A latest edition of a trusted guide to natural medicine features up-to-date coverage of holistic remedies for more than 80 common ailments, drawing on cutting-edge research in naturopathy to provide recommendations for topics ranging from ...

Author: Michael T. Murray

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451687347

Category: Health & Fitness

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Features up-to-date coverage of holistic remedies for more than eighty common ailments, drawing on research in naturopathy to provide recommendations for topics ranging from prevention and safety to herbs and supplements.
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Natural Medicines

FEATURES • Provides information on sustainable use of natural products in the development of new drugs and clinically validated herbal remedies • Discusses issues on evaluation and clinical aspects of herbal medicine, promotion and ...

Author: Dilip Ghosh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781351741347

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 605

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Globally, natural medicine has been considered as an important alternative to modern allopathic medicine. Although natural medicines are popular in society, only limited medicinal herbs have been scientifically evaluated for their potential in medical treatment. This book connects various aspects of the complex journey from traditional medicine to modern medicine. It provides information on topics including global regulations and regulatory hurdles, diverse nutritional challenges and potential health benefits, novel food innovations especially seed-to-clinic approaches, and future trends. Features • Provides information on sustainable use of natural products in the development of new drugs and clinically validated herbal remedies • Discusses issues on evaluation and clinical aspects of herbal medicine, promotion and development, safety evaluation, metabolite profiling, biomarker analysis, formulation, and stability testing • Describes traditional uses of natural medicine through identification, isolation and structural characterization of their active components • Elucidates mechanisms of biological action, adverse effects and identification of their molecular targets of natural medicine • Multidisciplinary appeal including chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacognosy and cell and molecular biology, as well as integration with clinical medicine This book serves as an essential guide for individuals researching natural medicines, and industry employees in areas including drug development, pharmacology, natural products chemistry, clinical efficacy, ethnopharmacology, pharmacognosy, phytotherapy, phyto-technology and herbal science.
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Chinese Herbal Medicine

Read , Bernard E. Chinese Materia Medica : Dragons Peiping : Peking Natural
History Bulletin , 1931-1932 ( reprint ) Read , Bernard E. Chinese Materia Medica
: Turtles and Shellfish Drugs Peiping : Peking Natural History Bulletin , 1937 ...

Author: Richard Hyatt

Publisher: HarperThorsons

ISBN: UCAL:B3539094

Category: Herbs

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Natural Healing for Depression

He has been extensively published in the medical literature with over two
hundred papers, abstracts, and book reviews in ... He has also served on the
editorial boards of the Journal of Alternative Medicine in Clinical/Therapeutic
Practice, ...

Author: James Strohecker

Publisher: Perigee Trade

ISBN: 0399525378

Category: Self-Help

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Discusses alternative therapies for treating depression
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