eBook Complementary And Alternative Medicine Information For Teens: Health Tips About Diverse Medical And Wellness Systems, Including Information About Chiropractic Medicine And Other Manipulative Practices, Movement And Massage Therapies, Yoga And Other Mind-Body Therapies, Acupuncture And Other Forms Of Energy Medicine, 2nd Edition

  • Lisa Bakewell
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  • ISBN-10: 078081312X
  • ISBN-13: 9780780813120
  • DDC: 613.0433
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about diverse medical systems and therapies used together with or in place of conventional medicine. Includes index, resource information, and recommendations for further reading.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
2: What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?.
3: The Use of CAM in the United States.
4: Are You Considering Complementary Medicine?.
5: Tell Your Health Care Provider about Your CAM Use.
6: Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources.
7: Selecting a CAM Practitioner.
8: Whole Medical Systems.
9: Whole Medical Systems.
10: Traditional Medicine.
11: Traditional Chinese Medicine.
12: Ayurvedic Medicine.
13: Homeopathic Medicine.
14: Naturopathy.
15: Osteopathy.
16: Manipulative Practices and Movement Therapies.
17: Chiropractic Medicine.
18: Kinesiology.
19: Massage Therapy.
20: Rolfing Structural Integration.
21: Feldenkrais Method.
22: Alexander Technique.
23: Mind-Body Medicine.
24: About Mind-Body Medicine.
25: Biofeedback.
26: Relaxation Techniques.
27: Meditation.
28: Hypnotherapy.
29: Aromatherapy.
30: Guided Imagery.
31: Spirituality.
32: Quigong.
33: Tai Chi.
34: Yoga.
35: Biologically Based Practices.
36: Nutrition and Health.
37: Clinical Nutrition.
38: Dietary Supplements.
39: Botanical Products.
40: Herbal Medicine.
41: Antioxidant Supplements.
42: Medical Marijuana.
43: Raw Food Diet.
44: What Is the Macrobiotic Diet?.
45: Oral Probiotics.
46: Apitherapy.
47: Enzyme Therapy.
48: Are Detox Diets Safe?.
49: What You Need to Know about Gerson Therapy.
50: Energy Medicine.
51: Acupuncture.
52: Magnet Therapy.
53: Therapeutic Touch.
54: Reiki.
55: Crystal Therapies.
56: Creative Arts Therapies.
57: Art Therapies.
58: Color Therapy.
59: Music Therapy.
60: CAM Treatments for Cancer and Other Diseases and Conditions.
61: Cancer and Complementary Health Therapies.
62: CAM and Pain Management.
63: Asthma and Complementary Health Practices.
64: Can CAM Therapies Cure a Cold?.
65: Diabetes and CAM.
66: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Complementary Health Practices.
67: Alternative, Complementary, and Traditional Medicine and HIV.
68: CAM and Hepatitis C.
69: CAM Therapies in Behavioral Health.
70: CAM and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
71: If You Need More Information.
72: Clinical Trials and CAM.
73: Additional Reading about CAM.
74: Directory of Resources for More CAM Information.
Index.