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Textbook of complementary and alternative medicine / edited by Chun-Su Yuan, Eric J. Bieber, and Brent A. Bauer.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxon, U.K. : Informa Healthcare ; Boca Raton, Fla. : Distributed in North and South America by Taylor & Francis, 2006.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
ixi, 794 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: Prevalence and impact of complementary and alternative mediicne on conventional medicine -- Definitions and regulatory status -- Commonly used herbal medicines -- Overview of selected herbs -- Medicinal herbs of Latin America -- Herbal medicine: identification, analysis, and evaluation strategies -- Ginseng: beneficial and potential adverse effects -- Green tea -- Evidence-based use of vitamin supplements -- Herbal, food, and drug interactions -- The story of PC-SPES and prostate cancer - Risks of ephedra-containing supplements -- Traditional Chinese medicine -- Chinese herbal medicine and formulations -- Acupuncture -- Tai Chi -- Qigong -- Diet and nutrition in Traditional Chinese medicine -- Ayurvedic medical system of India -- Yoga -- Homeopathy -- Naturopathic medicine -- Music therapy -- Meditation - Biofeedback -- Religion, spirituality, and medicine -- Imagery -- Belief and the space of healing -- Energy medicine -- Magnet therapy -- Healing touch -- Chiropractic -- Massage -- Osteopathic medicine -- Prevention and treatment with CAM therapies -- Lipid disorders -- Herbal antioxidants: potential and pitfalls -- Hawthorn -- Asthma -- Chronic sinusitis -- Irritable bowel syndrome: a perplexing pain for patients and physicians -- Constipation -- Obesity -- Type 2 diabetes -- Osteoporosis --
  • Male and female sexual dysfunction -- Benign prostatic hyperplasia -- Mood disorders, premenstrual syndrome, and mastalgia -- Perimenopause and menopause -- Infertility -- CAM therapies in pregnancy -- Migraine and tension headaches -- Insomnia -- Dementia -- Anxiety disorders -- Depression -- Chronic fatigue syndrome -- Fibromyalgia syndrome -- Osteoarthritis -- Natural products and cancer -- Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting -- Cachexia associated with cancer and AIDS -- Boost AIDS patients' immune systems -- Preventive medicine -- Pediatric population -- Aging and geriatrics -- Realage and vitamins -- Herbal drug interactions in surgical patients -- Sports medicine -- Ethical implications for clinicians -- Information from the Internet: challenges for patients and physicians.
Subject(s):
Alternative medicine [Browse]
Other title(s):
Complementary and alternative medicine
ISBN:
  • 1842142976 (hbk.)
  • 9781842142974 (hbk.)
OCLC:
74811575
Related name:
RCP:
C - S