Complementary Medicine For Dummies

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A comprehensive guide to what’s what and what works incomplementary medicine, this expert guide cuts through the jargonand gives you the facts about the alternatives. Whether you areinterested in maintaining your general well-being or relieving thesymptoms of a specific complaint, this book outlines all of thetherapies available to you – from acupuncture through healingfoods to yoga and massage - and tells you what each treatment ismost effective for, how to go about finding a practitioner and whatto expect from a consultation.

Topics covered in Complementary Medicine For Dummiesinclude:

  • Old Dogs – New Tricks: From Ancient Roots to ModernPractice
  • Turning to the Pros for Your Health Diagnosis
  • Reading the Body (Self-Diagnosis)
  • Uncovering Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • Revealing Ayurveda’s ‘Science of Life’
  • Balancing Health With Tibetan Medicine
  • Purifying the Body with Japanese Medicine
  • Dipping Your Toes Into Nature Cure
  • Getting to the Point of Acupuncture
  • Homing in on Homeopathy
  • Unearthing Herbal Medicine
  • Nibbling on Nutritional Medicine
  • Diving into Naturopathy
  • Opening Up with Osteopathy
  • Getting to the Crunch with Chiropractic
  • Moving with Bodywork Therapies
  • Enjoying Massage Therapies
  • Relaxing with Breathing, Relaxation, and Meditation
  • Scenting Out Aromatherapy and Flower and Tree Remedies
  • Connecting with Healing Therapies
  • Getting Your Head Around Psychological Therapies
  • Feeling the Buss of Energy Medicine
  • Having a Go with Creative Therapies
  • Ten Complementary Medicine Tips for Healthy Living
  • Ten Superfoods for Great Health
  • Ten Great Herbal Remedies
  • Appendix A: A-Z of Therapies
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Includes an A-Z guide to complementary therapies.

Uncover a wealth of therapies to maintain and improve yourwell-being.

Balanced and reliable,Complementary Medicine For Dummies givesyou the
low-down on the world of complementary medicine. You’ll findout what
each major therapy is about;how, and if, it works; and whatconditions it may
be used for. From acupuncture and Ayurveda to yoga andzero-balancing,
this comprehensive guide enables you to make informed choiceswhen
seeking positive changes for your body, mind, and spirit.

Discover how to:

Understand traditional healing systems and modern therapies.

Choose the right therapy for you.

Fine a good practitioner.

Prepare for a treatment session.

Assess a therapy's safety and effectiveness.

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Praise for Complementary Medicine For Dummies.

'A thoughtful, sensible, and humorous guide to complementarymedicine.' - Dr George Lewith, MA DM FRCP MRCGP

About the Author:

Jacqueline Young is a qualified clinical psychologist, oriental medicine practitioner, naturopath, and nutritionist, and an established practitioner, educator, writer, and researcher in complementary medicine.

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