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Title:
The complete natural medicine guide to women's health
Author:
Kaur, Sat Dharam.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Toronto : R. Rose, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
477 pages ; 26 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
section 1. What is natural medicine -- 1. Natural medical traditions -- Native American medicine -- Ayurvedic medicine -- Traditional Chinese medicine -- Conventional Western medicine -- Botanical medicine -- Homeopathic medicine -- Hydrotherapy -- Bodywork -- Mind-body medicine -- Environmental medicine -- Naturopathic medicine -- Natural medicine principles & practices -- 2. Four steps toward optimum health --

section 2. Food as medicine -- 1. Womens health diet -- Best dietary strategies -- Meal plans -- 2. Age-appropriate supplements --

section 3. Living with nature's rhythms -- 1. Daily and monthly health cycles -- Circadian rhythms -- Ultradian rhythms -- Breathing rhythms -- Menstrual cycle -- 2. Hormone balance -- Functions of the endocrine system -- Causes of hormone imbalance -- Estrogen imbalance -- Hormones and aging -- 2. Women's health through the ages -- Before conceiving -- During pregnancy -- Infancy -- Early childhood -- Adolescence -- Young adulthood -- Maturity -- Elder --

section 4. Restoring harmony with the Earth's elements -- 1. Our soil -- Mineral deficiencies -- Toxic metals -- Pesticides -- Chemical contamination -- 2. Our water -- Water pollution -- Water deficiency -- Acid/alkaline imbalance -- 3. Our air -- Outdoor air pollutants -- Indoor air pollutants -- 4. Our energy (fire) -- Global warming -- Electromagnetic energy disturbances -- 5. Our bodies -- Bowel ecology -- Dysbiosis -- Changing our Earth attitudes --

section 5. Seasonal cleansing and rejuvenation program -- 1. Fall program -- Organs -- Restoring depleted minerals -- Eliminating toxic metals -- Bowel cleansing diet -- Bowel cleansing enemas -- Cleansing yeast and parasites -- Skin brushing and hot/cold showers -- Sauna detoxification -- Clay baths -- Enhancing immunity -- Stop smoking program -- Fall foods -- Protecting the air -- 2. Winter program -- Organs -- Kidney cleanse -- Tonifying kidney essence -- Supporting adrenal glands -- Bladder exercises -- Bone-building program -- Dental care -- Winter foods -- Renewing the water elements -- 3. Spring program -- Organs -- Supporting liver detoxification -- Liver flush -- Castor oil packs -- Cleansing the gallbladder -- Joint support -- Breast self-massage -- Spring foods -- Caring for the wood element -- 4. Summer program -- Organs -- Regular exercise routine -- Normalizing pH -- Eliminating allergies -- Gum care -- Arterial cleansing and inflammation reduction -- Tonifying the heart -- Renewing the intestinal lining -- Summer foods -- Honoring the fire element -- 5. Late summer program -- Organs -- Stimulating hydrochloric acid production -- Eliminating Helicobacter pylori -- Balancing blood sugar -- Boosting digestive enzymes -- Late summer foods -- Honoring the Earth element --

section 6. Women's conditions -- Menstrual conditions -- Precocious puberty -- Premenstrual syndrome -- Amenorrhea -- Dysmenorrhea -- Irregular periods -- Menorrhagia -- Menopause -- Hot flashes -- Insomnia, anxiety, and depression -- Vaginal dryness -- Reproduction -- Conscious conception -- Infertility -- Birth control -- Pregnancy -- Morning sickness -- Muscle cramps -- Varicose veins and hemorrhoids -- Heartburn -- Hypertension -- Pre-eclampsia -- Miscarriage -- Labor and delivery -- Postpartum depression -- Breast-feeding -- Insufficient milk -- Plugged duct -- Thrush -- Cervical conditions -- Cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer -- Uterine conditions -- Uterine fibroids -- Pelvic inflammatory disease -- Endometriosis -- Uterine prolapse -- Uterine cancer -- Ovarian conditions -- Ovarian cysts -- Polycystic ovary syndrome -- Vaginal conditions -- Vaginitis and vaginal infections -- Genital herpes -- Breast health -- Fibrocystic breast disease -- Fibroadenomas -- Breast cancer -- Thyroid conditions -- Hypothyroidism -- Musculoskeletal conditions -- Osteoporosis -- Cardiovascular conditions -- Heart disease and stroke.
ISBN:
9780778801276
Format :
Book

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