Textbook of Natural Medicine (Book with Access Code)

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-09-01

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Covering preventive, non-invasive, and natural treatments, Textbook of Natural Medicine, 4th Edition offers more than just alternative medicine. It promotes an integrated practice that can utilize natural medicine, traditional Western medicine, or a combination of both in a comprehensive, scientific treatment plan. Based on a combination of philosophy and clinical studies, Textbook of Natural Medicine helps you provide health care that identifies and controls the underlying causes of disease, is supportive of the body''s own healing processes, and is considerate of each patient''s unique biochemistry. Internationally known authors Joseph Pizzorno and Michael Murray include detailed pharmacologic information on herbs and supplements, plus evidence-based coverage of diseases and conditions to help you make accurate diagnoses and provide effective therapy. Comprehensive, unique coverage makes this book the gold standard in natural medicine. A scientific presentation includes the science behind concepts and treatments, and discusses Western medical treatments and how they can work with natural medicine in a comprehensive treatment plan; if natural medicine is not effective, this book recommends the Western treatment. Coverage of pharmacology of natural medicines includes the uses and potential dangers of nearly 80 herbal medicines, special nutrients, and other natural agents, addressing topics such as general information, chemical composition, history, pharmacology, clinical applications dosage, and toxicology. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of 73 diseases and conditions includes key diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology of diseases, and therapeutic rationales. Coverage of potential interactions between drugs, herbs, and supplements ensures the safest possible use for each of 79 herbs and supplements. Diagnostic procedures include practical, easy-to-follow descriptions of evidence-based techniques plus discussions of clinical application of diet analysis, food allergy testing, immune function assessment, fatty acid profiling, hair mineral analysis, and other diagnostic approaches. Common therapeutic modalities are described and reviewed, including botanical medicine, nutritional therapy, therapeutic fasting, exercise therapy, hydrotherapy, counseling, acupuncture, homeopathy, and soft tissue manipulation. Coverage of syndromes and therapies helps in understanding the underlying causes of diseases by discussing topics such as food reactions, functional toxicology, sports nutrition, stress management, and breathing pattern disorders. Coverage of the philosophy of natural medicine includes its history and background, with discussions of toxicity, detoxification, and scientific documentation of the healing actions of nature and natural substances. Internationally known authors Joseph Pizzorno and Michael Murray and more than 90 expert contributors provide material that is up to date, accurate, and informed. More than 10,000 research literature citations show that the content is based on science rather than opinions or anecdotes. 13 useful appendices offer quick lookup of frequently used charts, handouts, and information. New chapters are included on hot topics such as female infertility, medicinal mushrooms, natural products and quality control, pregnancy health and primary prevention, and Vitamin K; new appendices include a supplier certification questionnaire and cervical escharotics treatment. Thorough updates ensure that you use only the most current research and provide the most effective treatment of patients. Tabs in Specific Health Problems section separate more than 70 alphabetized diseases/conditions. One convenient volume replaces the cumbersome two-volume set for easy, convenient reference. Electronic access is available via Pageburst, making it easy to search topics, drugs, herbs and supplements, and diseases and conditions. Sold separately.

Table of Contents

Eastern Origins of Integrative Medicine and Modern Applications
Functional Medicine: A 21st Century Model of Patient Care and Medical Education
A Hierarchy of Healing: The Therapeutic Order
History of Naturopathic Medicine
Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine
Placebo and the Power to Heal
Positive Mental Attitude
Research in Natural Medicine
Philosophy Of Natural Medicine
Apoptosis Assessment
Bacterial Overgrowth of the Small Intestine Breath Test
Cell Signaling Analysis
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Fantus Test
Fatty Acid Profiling
Food Allergies
Genomics, Nutrigenomics, and the Promise of Personalized Medicine
Hair Mineral Analysis
Heidelberg pH Capsule Gastric Analysis
Immune Function Assessment
Intestinal Permeability Assessment
Laboratory Tests for the Determination of Vitamin Status
Lactose Intolerance Testing
Metal Toxicity: Assessment of Exposure and Retention
Mineral Status Evaluation
Oral Manifestations of Nutritional Status
Rapid Dark Adaptation Test
Stool Analysis
Urinary Organic Acids Profiling for Assessment of Functional Nutrient Deficiencies, Gut Dysbiosis, and Toxicity
Urinary Porphyrins for the Detection of Heavy Metal and Toxic Chemical Exposure
Urine Indican Test (Obermeyer Test)
Therapeutic Modalities
Ayurveda: The Science of Life and Mother of the Healing Arts
Botanical Medicine -- A Modern Perspective
Botanical Medicine -- Understanding Herbal Preparations
Environmental Medicine
The Exercise Prescription
Glandular Therapy
Nonpharmacological Control of Pain
Nontransfusion Significance of ABO and ABO-Associated Polymorphisms
Nutritional Medicine
Peat Therapeutics and Balneotherapy
Rotation Diet: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool
Soft Tissue Manipulation: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential
Spirituality and Healing
Unani Medicine† NEW!
Syndromes And Special Topics
Cancer -- Integrated Naturopathic Support
Chronic Candidiasis
Dietary Fiber
Functional Toxicology
Homocysteine Metabolism: Nutritional Modulation and Impact on Health and Disease
Hyperventilation Syndrome/Breathing Pattern Disorders
Immune Support
Intestinal Protozoan Infestation and Systemic Illness
Sports Nutrition
Stress Management
Pharmacology Of Natural Medicines
Allium cepa (Onion)
Allium sativum (Garlic)
Aloe vera (Cape Aloe)
Angelica Species
Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood)
Artemisia annua (Sweet Wormwood)
Bee Products – Pollen, Propolis, and Royal Jelly
Beta-carotene and Other Carotenoids
Camellia sinensis (Green Tea)
Capsicum frutescens (Cayenne Pepper)
Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)
Chinese Prepared Medicines
Cimicifuga racemosa (Black Cohosh)
Citicoline (CDP-Choline)
Coenzyme Q10
Coleus forskohlii
Commiphora mukul (Mukul Myrhh Tree)
Crataegus oxyacantha (Hawthorn)
Croton lechleri (Dragon's Blood)
Curcuma longa (Turmeric)
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)
Echinacea Species (Narrow-Leafed Purple Coneflower)
Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng)
Ephedra Species
Epilobium Species (Fireweed)
Fatty Acid Metabolism
Fish Oils and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Flavonoids – Quercetin, Citrus Flavonoids, and Hydroxyethylrutosides
Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo Tree)
Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)
Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal) and Other Berberine-Containing Botanicals
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort)
Lobelia inflata (Indian Tobacco)
Medicinal Mushrooms† NEW!
Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree)
Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
Mentha piperita (Peppermint)
Microbial Enzyme Therapy
Natural Products and Quality Control† NEW!
Naturally Occurring Antioxidants
Opuntia Species (Prickly Pear)
Panax ginseng (Korean Ginseng)
Pancreatic Enzymes
Phage Therapy: Bacteriophages as Natural, Self-limiting Antibiotics
Piper methisticum (Kava)
Procyanidolic Oligomers
Pygeum africanum (Bitter Almond)
Ruscus aculeatus (Butcher's Broom)
SAMe (S-Adenosylmethionine)
Sarsparilla Species
Serenoa repens (Saw Palmetto)
Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle)
Soy Isoflavones and Other Constituents
Tabebuia avellanedae (LaPacho, Pau D'Arco, Ipe Roxo)
Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew)
Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion)
Taxus brevifolia (Pacific Yew)
Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle)
Uva ursi (Bearberry)
Vaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry)
Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry)
Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)
Viscum album (European Mistletoe)
Vitamin A
Vitamin K† NEW!
Vitamin Toxicities and Therapeutic Monitoring
Vitex agnus castus (Chaste Tree)
Water: The Most Basic Nutrient and Therapeutic Agent
Zingiber officinale (Ginger)
Specific Health Problems
Acne Vulgaris and Acne Conglobata
Affective Disorders
Alcohol Dependence
Alzheimer's Disease
Aphthous Stomatitis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children
Bacterial Sinusitis
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Bronchitis and Pneumonia
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cervical Dysplasia
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Congestive Heart Failure
Cystitis and Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Diabetes Mellitus
Erythema Multiforme
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Hair Loss in Women
Herpes Simplex
HIV/AIDS: Naturopathic Medical Principles and Practice
Infectious Diarrhea
Infertility, Female† NEW!
Infertility, Male
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Kidney Stones
Lichen Planus
Macular Degeneration
Migraine Headache
Multiple Sclerosis
Otitis Media
Parkinson's Disease
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Peptic Ulcer -- Duodenal and Gastric
Periodontal Disease
Pregnancy Health and Primary Prevention† NEW!
Premenstrual Syndrome
Proctologic Conditions
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Senile Cataracts
Streptococcal Pharyngitis
Uterine Fibroids
Vaginitis and Vulvovaginitis
Varicose Veins
Candida Questionnaire
Cervical Escharotic Treatment† NEW!
Crohn's Disease Activity Index
Fasting -- Patient Guidelines
Gluten and Gliadin Content of Selected Foods
Glycemic Index, Carbohydrate Content, and Glycemic Load of Selected Foods
Hydrochloric Acid Supplementation: Patient Instructions
The Optimal Food Pyramid
Patient Instructions for Measuring Basal Body Temperature
Rotation Diet Master Chart and Plan
Seligman's Attributional Style Questionnaire
Supplier Certification: Compliance Guide and Questionnaire † NEW!
Vaginal Depletion Pack
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