The PDR Family Guide to Natural Medicines and Healing Therapies

The PDR Family Guide to Natural Medicines and Healing Therapies

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Random House, Inc.
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.

Baker & Taylor
The most trusted source of information on prescription medications offers a detailed survey of natural medicines and alternative therapies, including the latest research on acupuncture, magnetic field therapy, yoga, chiropractic, biofeedback, herbal remedies, nutritional therapies and supplements, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
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. 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.

Baker
& Taylor

Offers a survey of natural medicines and alternative therapies, offering the latest research on acupuncture, magnetic field therapy, biofeedback, herbal remedies, and nutritional therapies and supplements

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c1999
ISBN: 9780609800713
060980071X
Branch Call Number: 615.5 PDR
Characteristics: xiii, 400 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Sifton, David W.

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