Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine & Home Remedies
Mayo Clinic. From acupuncture to yoga, echinacea to St. John's wort, meditation to healing touch, Mayo Clinic provides answers to the most pressing questions people have about the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine and when it's appropriate to use natural remedies in place of or in conjunction with traditional medicine. Mayo Clinic Alternative Medicine also provides helpful tips on how to treat common ailments and incorporate alternative treatments into the readers' and their families' lives. Many common health problems can be treated with simple remedies you can do at home. Even if the steps you take don't cure the problem, they can relieve symptoms and allow you to go about your daily life, or at least help you until you're able to see a doctor. In situations involving your health or the health of your family, the same questions typically arise: What actions can I take that are immediate, safe and effective?
Mayo Clinic's favorite home remedies for over common health conditions! Many common health problems can be treated at home using simple, low-cost remedies. This easy-to-follow guide is organized A to Z. Each topic summarizes signs and symptoms, along with actions you can take to prevent or treat the condition. Each topic includes a "Medical Help" section, which identifies serious symptoms and advises when you should contact your doctor. See the many things you can do at home to stay healthy, relieve symptoms, improve emotional health, feel invigorated and enjoy a higher quality of life.
The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See details for additional description. This is a very informative book for those beginning to study alternative medicine. As time passes many traditional doctors are embracing alternative methods as those methods can compliment traditional medical practices. Verified purchase: Yes Condition: Pre-owned. It is filled with lots of alternative healing modalities, some of which I was familiar with, and others were new.
Integrative medicine: Different techniques, one goal
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Discover how integrative medicine combines mainstream and alternative practices to improve health. Doctors are also embracing evidence-based alternative therapies, often combining them with mainstream therapies to treat disease and maintain health — an approach called integrative in-tuh-GRAY-tiv medicine. Exactly what's considered integrative medicine changes constantly as treatments are studied and move into everyday practice. Dietary supplements and herbal remedies are considered natural products because they contain ingredients found in nature. Examples of herbal remedies include ginseng, ginkgo and echinacea; examples of dietary supplements include glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin and SAMe.
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