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Title:
East-West healing : integrating Chinese and Western medicines for optimal health
Author:
Loo, May, 1946-
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Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
viii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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Electronic Access:
Table of Contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/onix07/00068601.html
ISBN:
9780471356035
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Book

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Summary

At the heart of this reference is a healing plan for over 40 common health problems that integrates traditional Chinese medicine and mainstream Western medicine.


Author Notes

Jack Maguire was born in Denison, Texas and attended both the University of Texas a Denton and the University of Texas at Austin, where he received the Society of Professional Journalists Award as the "Outstanding Graduate in Journalism" for his writing in the Daily Texan.

Maguire was the Executive Director of the University of Texas Institute of Texas Culture from 1976-1986. He has written two textbooks on Texan history and developed a Texas Trivia Game that is used in the classroom.

Maguire has written over 1600 columns, more than 500 articles, and nine books. His column, Talk of Texas, is the longest running in the history of Texas.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Part I The Basics of East-West Medicine
Chapter 1 Understanding East-West Healingp. 9
Chapter 2 The East-West Organ Systemsp. 29
Chapter 3 Evaluate Your Healthp. 55
Chapter 4 Healthy Ways to Eat and Drinkp. 75
Chapter 5 Minutes a Day for Peace and Well-beingp. 103
Part II The Integrative Chinese and Western Treatment Guide
Chapter 6 Healing Common Health Problemsp. 129
Appendix A Glossaryp. 261
Appendix B A Word about Herbsp. 263
Appendix C Overcoming the Side Effects of Western Medicationsp. 267
Appendix D The Acupressure Points and Diagrams of the Body Channelsp. 273
Bibliographyp. 315
Indexp. 319