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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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"As individuals increasingly empower themselves in a variety of areas in our society, so too are they requiring more information and input into their own medical care decisions. . . . A great resource for the patient in his or her dialogue with the physician."
--JOSEPH R. CRUSE, MD
Founding Medical Director
The Betty Ford Center
"An excellent supplement to the education that should occur during every health visit . . . allows people to find answers when and where they need them--any time of the day or night in their own home."
--BARBARA P. YAWN, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
And Community Health, University of Minnesota
The experts go alternative.
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Book Description Three Rivers Press, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX060980071X