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The Resource Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook : basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton

Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook : basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton

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Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook : basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information
Title
Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amy L. Sutton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides basic consumer health information about alternative and complementary medical therapies, including treatments for specific diseases and conditions. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
610
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R 735 .C66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WB 880
NLM item number
C737 2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sutton, Amy L
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Alternative medicine
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Complementary Therapies
Label
Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook : basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)? -- Common questions and answers about CAM -- The use of CAM in the United States -- CAM use and children -- CAM use in older adults -- Health care providers and CAM -- Insurance issues and paying for CAM treatment -- Health fraud awareness -- Use caution buying medical products online -- What are whole medical systems? -- Ayurvedic medicine -- Other indigenous medical systems -- Acupuncture -- Homeopathy -- Naturopathy -- Questions and answers about dietary supplements -- Botanical dietary supplements -- Using dietary supplements wisely -- Adolescents and supplement use -- Tips for older dietary supplement users -- Vitamin A and carotenoids -- Vitamin B́<U+0086> -- Vitamin B́<U+0081>́<U+0082> -- Vitamin D -- Vitamin E -- Folate (Folic acid) -- Magnesium -- Omega-3 fatty acid supplements -- Selenium -- Bone and joint health supplements -- Immune system support supplements -- Mood and brain health supplements -- Probiotics: supplements for gastrointestinal health -- Sports and energy supplements -- Supplements used for weight loss -- Biologically based therapies: an overview -- Apitherapy -- Aromatherapy and essential oils -- Diet-based therapies -- Oxygen therapy -- Mind-body medicine: an overview -- Art therapy -- Biofeedback -- Deep breathing exercises -- Feng shui -- Guided imagery and hypnosis -- Meditation -- Music therapy -- Prayer and spirituality -- Relaxation training -- Tai chi -- Yoga -- Other mind-body medicine therapies -- Manipulative and body-based therapies: an overview -- Alexander technique -- Aquatic therapy (Hydrotherapy) -- Chiropractic care and osteopathic manipulation -- Craniosacral therapy -- Feldenkrais method -- Massage therapy -- Pilates -- Qigong -- Reflexology -- Structural integration techniques -- Other manipulative and body-based therapies -- Energy medicine: an overview -- Magnet therapy -- Polarity therapy -- Reiki -- Shiatsu -- Therapeutic touch -- Other energy-based therapies -- Arthritis and CAM -- Asthma, allergies, and CAM -- Cancer and CAM -- Cognitive decline and CAM -- Diabetes and CAM -- Fibromyalgia and CAM -- Headache and CAM -- Heart disease and chelation therapy -- Hepatitis C and CAM -- Hormones, CAM, and aging -- Infertility and CAM -- Low back pain and CAM -- Menopausal symptoms and CAM -- Mental health care and CAM -- Sleep disorders and CAM -- Glossary of terms related to alternative and complementary medicine -- Directory of organizations that provide information about alternative and complementary medicine
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xvi, 669 p.
Isbn
9780780810822
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010013183
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606234744
  • (OCoLC)ocn606234744
Label
Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook : basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ; along with statistics, tips for selecting a practitioner, treatments for specific health conditions, a glossary of related terms, and a directory of resources for additional help and information, edited by Amy L. Sutton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)? -- Common questions and answers about CAM -- The use of CAM in the United States -- CAM use and children -- CAM use in older adults -- Health care providers and CAM -- Insurance issues and paying for CAM treatment -- Health fraud awareness -- Use caution buying medical products online -- What are whole medical systems? -- Ayurvedic medicine -- Other indigenous medical systems -- Acupuncture -- Homeopathy -- Naturopathy -- Questions and answers about dietary supplements -- Botanical dietary supplements -- Using dietary supplements wisely -- Adolescents and supplement use -- Tips for older dietary supplement users -- Vitamin A and carotenoids -- Vitamin B́<U+0086> -- Vitamin B́<U+0081>́<U+0082> -- Vitamin D -- Vitamin E -- Folate (Folic acid) -- Magnesium -- Omega-3 fatty acid supplements -- Selenium -- Bone and joint health supplements -- Immune system support supplements -- Mood and brain health supplements -- Probiotics: supplements for gastrointestinal health -- Sports and energy supplements -- Supplements used for weight loss -- Biologically based therapies: an overview -- Apitherapy -- Aromatherapy and essential oils -- Diet-based therapies -- Oxygen therapy -- Mind-body medicine: an overview -- Art therapy -- Biofeedback -- Deep breathing exercises -- Feng shui -- Guided imagery and hypnosis -- Meditation -- Music therapy -- Prayer and spirituality -- Relaxation training -- Tai chi -- Yoga -- Other mind-body medicine therapies -- Manipulative and body-based therapies: an overview -- Alexander technique -- Aquatic therapy (Hydrotherapy) -- Chiropractic care and osteopathic manipulation -- Craniosacral therapy -- Feldenkrais method -- Massage therapy -- Pilates -- Qigong -- Reflexology -- Structural integration techniques -- Other manipulative and body-based therapies -- Energy medicine: an overview -- Magnet therapy -- Polarity therapy -- Reiki -- Shiatsu -- Therapeutic touch -- Other energy-based therapies -- Arthritis and CAM -- Asthma, allergies, and CAM -- Cancer and CAM -- Cognitive decline and CAM -- Diabetes and CAM -- Fibromyalgia and CAM -- Headache and CAM -- Heart disease and chelation therapy -- Hepatitis C and CAM -- Hormones, CAM, and aging -- Infertility and CAM -- Low back pain and CAM -- Menopausal symptoms and CAM -- Mental health care and CAM -- Sleep disorders and CAM -- Glossary of terms related to alternative and complementary medicine -- Directory of organizations that provide information about alternative and complementary medicine
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xvi, 669 p.
Isbn
9780780810822
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010013183
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606234744
  • (OCoLC)ocn606234744

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