The Encyclopedia of Natural MedicineBook - 2012 | 3rd ed
Michael Murray and Joseph Pizzorno focus on promoting health and treating disease with nontoxic, natural therapies. This book shows you how to improve your health through a positive mental attitude, a healthy lifestyle, a health-promoting diet, and supplements, along with plenty of practical tips. Murray and Pizzorno present an evidence-based approach to wellness, based on firm scientific findings. They aim to dispel the notion that natural medicine isn't "real medicine," offering examples and studies that show the efficacy of a holistic approach to patient care. This book grounds the reader in the seven major tenets of natural medicine and covers important topics in health care today, including cancer prevention, detoxification, and internal cleansing. Written in an A-Z format, this encyclopedia offers holistic approaches for treating more than 80 common ailments, including diabetes, celiac disease, endometriosis, and more. Furthermore, it gives you: ways to prevent disease through enhancing key body systems; the major causes and symptoms of each condition; the therapeutic considerations you need to be aware of; and detailed treatment summaries that include the most effective nutritional supplements and botanical medicines.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 
Edition: 3rd ed
Branch Call Number: 615.535 MURRAY
Characteristics: x, 1219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Natural medicine