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Title:
The PDR family guide to natural medicines & healing therapies
Author:
Sifton, David W.
Publication Information:
New York : Three Rivers Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xiii, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780609800713
Format :
Book

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Disappointed with conventional medical treatment? Tired of the run-around from managed care? Take advantage of all your options--and reap the rewards of better health--with this unique consumer's guide to affordable, effective health care alternatives. From age-old secrets of harmony, balance, and well-being to the very latest nutritional discoveries, you'll find all the alternatives thoroughly discussed in this one, indispensable home handbook. Now you can take advantage of the best that the healing arts offer--without falling victim to rip-offs and fraud. You'll learn: Which widely available herbs, vitamins, and minerals act like potent prescription medications How certain natural remedies interact with conventional drugs Self-help techniques that stave off--and even reverse--chronic problems and disease Which claims are realistic--and which are false How to locate and choose a qualified practitioner The best ways to protect yourself from incompetents, charlatans, and quacks Here are all the latest findings on: Acupuncture and Acupressure  ¸  Aromatherapy  ¸  Ayurvedic Medicine Biofeedback  ¸  Biological Therapies  ¸  Chiropractic Adjustment Detoxification  ¸  Energy Medicine  ¸  Environmental Medicine  ¸  Homeopathy Hypnosis  ¸  Light Therapy  ¸  Massage  ¸  Meditation Mind/Body Medicine  ¸  Naturopathic Medicine  ¸  Orthomolecular Medicine Tai Chi and Qigong  ¸  Yoga This impartial guide, from PDR®, America's most trusted drug reference, sifts out the help from the hype, and points you to new and "rediscovered" treatments that really work.


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