eBook Salem Health: Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 1st Edition

  • Richard P. Capriccioso
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  • ISBN-10: 1587658755
  • ISBN-13: 9781587658754
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1536 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2012
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A-Z encyclopedia covering all aspects of complementary and alternative medicine, both past and present, providing sound medical advice on a controversial and sometimes confusing healthcare field. Plus, complimentary online access is available through Salem Health.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Acerola.
2: Acetaminophen.
3: Acne.
4: Active Hexose Correlated Compound.
5: Acupressure.
6: Acupuncture.
7: Adenosine Monophosphate.
8: Adolescent and Teenage Health.
9: Adrenal Extract.
10: Aging.
11: Alcoholism.
12: Alexander Technique.
13: Alfalfa.
14: Allergies.
15: Aloe.
16: Alopecia.
17: Alternative Versus Traditional Medicine.
18: Altitude Sickness.
19: Alzheimer’s Disease and Non-Alzheimer’s Dementia.
20: Amenorrhea.
21: American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
22: Aminoglycosides.
23: Amiodarone.
24: Amoxicillin.
25: Andrographis.
26: Androstenedione.
27: Angina.
28: Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors.
29: Antacids.
30: Anthroposophic Medicine.
31: Antibiotics, General.
32: Anti-Inflammatory Diet.
33: Antioxidants.
34: Anxiety and Panic Attacks.
35: Applied Kinesiology.
36: Arginine.
37: Arjun.
38: Aromatherapy.
39: Arrhythmia.
40: Artichoke.
41: Art Therapy.
42: Ashwagandha.
43: Astaxanthin.
44: Asthma.
45: Aston-Patterning.
46: Astragalus.
47: Atherosclerosis and Heart Disease Prevention.
48: Athlete’s Foot.
49: Attention Deficit Disorder.
50: Atypical Antipsychotics.
51: Autism Spectrum Disorder.
52: Autogenic Training.
53: Avicenna.
54: Ayurveda.
55: Bach Flower Remedies.
56: Back Pain.
57: Balneotherapy.
58: Barberry.
59: Barrett, Stephen.
60: Bates Method.
61: Beano.
62: Bed-Wetting.
63: Bee Pollen.
64: Bee Propolis.
65: Bee Venom Therapy.
66: Bell’s Palsy.
67: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.
68: Benzodiazepines.
69: Beta-Blockers.
70: Beta-Carotene.
71: Beta-Glucan.
72: Betaine Hydrochloride.
73: Beta-Sitosterol.
74: Bilberry.
75: Bile Acid Sequestrant Drugs.
76: Biochemic Tissue Salt Therapy.
77: Bioenergetics.
78: Biofeedback.
79: Biofeedback for the Headache.
80: Biologically Based Therapies.
81: Biorhythms.
82: Biotin.
83: Bipolar Disorder.
84: Bitter Melon.
85: Black Cohosh.
86: Black Tea.
87: Bladder Infection.
88: Bladder Infection: Homeopathic Remedies.
89: Bladderwrack.
90: Blepharitis.
91: Blessed Thistle.
92: Bloodroot.
93: Blue Cohosh.
94: Blue Flag.
95: Boldo.
96: Bone and Joint Health.
97: Boron.
98: Boswellia.
99: Bowers, Edwin.
100: Brahmi.
101: Braid, James.
102: Branched-Chain Amino Acids.
103: Breast Engorgement: Homeopathic Remedies.
104: Breast Enhancement.
105: Breast-Feeding Support.
106: Breast Pain, Cyclic.
107: Bromelain.
108: Bromocriptine.
109: Bronchitis.
110: Bruises.
111: Bruises: Homeopathic Remedies.
112: Buchu.
113: Bugleweed.
114: Burdock.
115: Burning Mouth Syndrome.
116: Burns, Minor.
117: Burns, Minor: Homeopathic Remedies.
118: Bursitis.
119: Butcher’s Broom.
120: Butterbur.
121: Calcium.
122: Calcium Channel Blockers.
123: Calendula.
124: CAM on PubMed.
125: Cancer Chemotherapy Support: Homeopathic Remedies.
126: Cancer Risk Reduction.
127: Cancer Treatment Support.
128: Candida/yeast hypersensitivity syndrome.
129: Candling.
130: Candytuft.
131: Canker Sores.
132: Caraway.
133: Carbamazepine.
134: Cardiomyopathy.
135: Carnitine.
136: Carnosine.
137: Carob.
138: Carotenoids.
139: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
140: Cartilage.
141: Cataracts.
142: Catnip.
143: Cat’s Claw.
144: Cavity Prevention.
145: Cayenne.
146: Cephalosporins.
147: Cervical Dysplasia.
148: Cetylated Fatty Acids.
149: Chamomile.
150: Chaparral.
151: Charaka.
152: Chasteberry.
153: Chelation Therapy.
154: Cherries.
155: Childbirth Support: Homeopathic Remedies.
156: Childbirth Techniques.
157: Children’s Health.
158: Chinese Medicine.
159: Chinese Skullcap.
160: Chiropractic.
161: Chitosan.
162: Chocolate.
163: Cholesterol, High.
164: Chondroitin.
165: Chopra, Deepak.
166: Chromium.
167: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
168: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
169: Cinnamon.
170: Cirrhosis.
171: Cisplatin.
172: Citrulline.
173: Citrus Aurantium.
174: Citrus Bioflavonoids.
175: Cleavers.
176: Clinical Trials.
177: Clomiphene.
178: Clonidine.
179: Codex Alimentarius Commission.
180: Coenzyme Q10.
181: Cola Nut.
182: Colchicine.
183: Colds and Flu.
184: Coleus Forskohlii.
185: Colic.
186: Color Therapy.
187: Colostrum.
188: Coltsfoot.
189: Comfrey.
190: Common Cold: Homeopathic Remedies.
191: Compulsive Overeating.
192: Congestive Heart Failure.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Damiana.
2: Dance Movement Therapy.
3: Dandelion.
4: Dawkins, Richard.
5: Deer Velvet.
6: Depression, Mild to Moderate.
7: Detoxification.
8: Devil’s Claw.
9: Diabetes.
10: Diabetes, Complications of.
11: Diabetes: Homeopathic Remedies.
12: Diarrhea.
13: Diarrhea in Children: Homeopathic Remedies.
14: Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.
15: Diet-Based Therapies.
16: Digoxin.
17: Diindolylmethane.
18: Dioscorides, Pedanius.
19: Diverticular Disease.
20: Dmae.
21: Dong Quai.
22: Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Studies.
23: Doxorubicin.
24: Dupuytren’s Contracture.
25: Dysmenorrhea.
26: Dyspepsia.
27: Ear Infections.
28: Ear Infections: Homeopathic Remedies.
29: Eating Disorders.
30: Echinacea.
31: Eczema.
32: Edema.
33: Education and Training of CAM Practitioners.
34: Elderberry.
35: Elder Health.
36: Elecampane.
37: Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity.
38: Eleutherococcus Senticosus.
39: Endometriosis.
40: Energy Medicine.
41: Engel, George Libman.
42: Enzyme Potentiated Desensitization.
43: Ephedra.
44: Epilepsy.
45: Epstein-Barr Virus.
46: Ernst, Edzard.
47: Essential Oil Monoterpenes.
48: Estriol.
49: Estrogen.
50: Ethambutol.
51: Eucalyptus.
52: Exercise.
53: Exercise-Based Therapies.
54: Eyebright.
55: Faith Healing.
56: False Unicorn.
57: Fatigue.
58: Feldenkrais Method.
59: Feng Shui.
60: Fennel.
61: Fenugreek.
62: Feverfew.
63: Fibrate Drugs.
64: Fibromyalgia: Homeopathic Remedies.
65: Finsen, Niels Ryberg.
66: Fish Oil.
67: Fitzgerald, William H..
68: 5-Hydroxytryptophan.
69: Flaxseed.
70: Flaxseed Oil.
71: Fluoride.
72: Fluoroquinolones.
73: Folate.
74: Folk Medicine.
75: Food Allergies and Sensitivities.
76: Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
77: Fructo-Oligosaccharides.
78: Functional Beverages.
79: Functional Foods: Introduction.
80: Functional Foods: Overview.
81: GABA.
82: Gallstones.
83: Gamma-Linolenic Acid.
84: Gamma Oryzanol.
85: Garlic.
86: Gas, Intestinal.
87: Gastritis.
88: Gastritis: Homeopathic Remedies.
89: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
90: Gastrointestinal Health.
91: Gattefossé, René-Maurice.
92: Genistein.
93: Gentian.
94: Germander.
95: Gerson, Max.
96: Ginger.
97: Ginkgo.
98: Ginseng.
99: Glaucoma.
100: Glucomannan.
101: Glucosamine.
102: Glutamine.
103: Glutathione.
104: Glycine.
105: Goldenrod.
106: Goldenseal.
107: Gotu Kola.
108: Gout.
109: Grass Pollen Extract.
110: Greater Celandine.
111: Green Coffee Bean Extract.
112: Green-Lipped Mussel.
113: Green Tea.
114: Guarana.
115: Guggul.
116: Guided Imagery.
117: Gymnema.
118: H2 Blockers.
119: Hackett, George S..
120: Hahnemann, Samuel.
121: Hawthorn.
122: Headache, Cluster.
123: Headache, Tension.
124: Head Injury: Homeopathic Remedies.
125: Health Freedom Movement.
126: Hearing Loss.
127: Heart Attack.
128: Heart Disease.
129: Hellerwork.
130: Hemorrhoids.
131: Hemorrhoids: Homeopathic Remedies.
132: Heparin.
133: Hepatitis, Alcoholic.
134: Hepatitis, Viral.
135: Herbal Medicine.
136: Herpes.
137: He Shou Wu.
138: Hibiscus.
139: Histidine.
140: History of Alternative Medicine.
141: History of Complementary Medicine.
142: HIV/AIDS Support.
143: HIV Support: Homeopathic Remedies.
144: Hives.
145: Home Health.
146: Homeopathy: Overview.
147: Homocysteine, High.
148: Honey.
149: Hoodia.
150: Hopkins, Frederick.
151: Hops.
152: Horehound.
153: Horny Goat Weed.
154: Horse Chestnut.
155: Horseradish.
156: Horsetail.
157: Hufeland, Cristoph Wilhelm.
158: Humor and Healing.
159: Huperzine.
160: Hydralazine.
161: Hydrotherapy.
162: Hydroxycitric Acid.
163: Hydroxymethyl Butyrate.
164: Hypertension.
165: Hypertension: Homeopathic Remedies.
166: Hyperthyroidism.
167: Hypnotherapy.
168: Hypothyroidism.
169: Hyssop.
170: Immune Support.
171: Indigo.
172: Indole-3-Carbinol.
173: Infertility, Female.
174: Infertility, Male.
175: Influenza: Homeopathic Remedies.
176: Influenza Vaccine.
177: Injuries, Minor.
178: Innate Intelligence.
179: Inosine.
180: Inositol.
181: Insect Bites and Stings.
182: Insect Bites and Stings: Homeopathic Remedies.
183: Insomnia.
184: Insulin.
185: Insurance Coverage.
186: Integrative Medicine.
187: Intermittent Claudication.
188: The Internet and CAM.
189: Interstitial Cystitis.
190: Iodine.
191: Ipriflavone.
192: Iridology.
193: Iron.
194: Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
195: Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Homeopathic Remedies.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
CopyrightPage.
Contents.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Lactose Intolerance.
2: Lady’s Slipper Orchid.
3: Laetrile.
4: Lapacho.
5: Larch Arabinogalactan.
6: Lavender.
7: Lecithin.
8: Lemon Balm.
9: Leukoplakia.
10: Levodopa/Carbidopa.
11: Licensing and Certification of CAM Practitioners.
12: Licorice.
13: Life Extension.
14: Lignans.
15: Ligustrum.
16: Linden.
17: Lipoic Acid.
18: Lithium.
19: Liver Disease.
20: Lobelia.
21: Lomatium.
22: Loop Diuretics.
23: Low-Carbohydrate Diet.
24: Low-Glycemic-Index Diet.
25: Lupus.
26: Lust, Benedict.
27: Lutein.
28: Lycopene.
29: Lysine.
30: Maca.
31: Macrobiotic Diet.
32: Macular Degeneration.
33: Magnesium.
34: Magnet Therapy.
35: Mahesh Yogi, Maharishi.
36: Maitake.
37: Malic Acid.
38: Manganese.
39: Manipulative and Body-Based Practices.
40: Mann, Felix.
41: Mannose.
42: Marshmallow.
43: Massage Therapy.
44: Maté.
45: Meditation.
46: Medium-Chain Triglycerides.
47: Melatonin.
48: Memory and Mental Function Impairment.
49: Menopause.
50: Men’s Health.
51: Mental Health.
52: Meridians.
53: Mesoglycan.
54: Metabolic Syndrome.
55: Metamorphic Technique.
56: Methotrexate.
57: Methoxyisoflavone.
58: Methyldopa.
59: Methyl Sulfonyl Methane.
60: Migraines.
61: Migraines: Homeopathic Remedies.
62: Milk Thistle.
63: Mind/Body Medicine.
64: Mistletoe.
65: Mitral Valve Prolapse.
66: Molybdenum.
67: Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) Inhibitors.
68: Morning Sickness.
69: Motherwort.
70: Muira Puama.
71: Mullein.
72: Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
73: Music Therapy.
74: Myrrh.
75: N-Acetyl Cysteine.
76: Nails, Brittle.
77: Narcotic Addiction.
78: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
79: National Health Federation.
80: Naturopathy.
81: Nausea.
82: Neck Pain.
83: Neem.
84: Nettle.
85: Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide.
86: Night Vision, Impaired.
87: Nitrofurantoin.
88: Nitroglycerin.
89: Nitrous Oxide.
90: Nondairy Milk.
91: Noni.
92: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs).
93: Nopal.
94: Nosebleeds.
95: Oak Bark.
96: Oat Straw.
97: Obesity and Excess Weight.
98: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
99: Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
100: Office of Dietary Supplements.
101: Ohsawa, George.
102: Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins.
103: Olive Leaf.
104: Optimal Health.
105: Oral Contraceptives.
106: Oral Hypoglycemics.
107: Oregano Oil.
108: Oregon Grape.
109: Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate.
110: Orthomolecular Medicine.
111: Osha.
112: Osteoarthritis.
113: Osteoarthritis: Homeopathic Remedies.
114: Osteopathic Manipulation.
115: Osteoporosis.
116: Oxerutins.
117: Paba.
118: Pain Management.
119: Palmer, Daniel David.
120: Pancreatitis.
121: Pantothenic Acid and Pantethine.
122: Parasites, Intestinal.
123: Parkinson’s Disease.
124: Parsley.
125: Passionflower.
126: PC-SPES.
127: Pelargonium Sidoides.
128: Penicillamine.
129: Pennyroyal.
130: Pentoxifylline.
131: Peppermint.
132: Peptic Ulcer Disease: Homeopathic Treatment.
133: Perilla Frutescens.
134: Periodontal Disease.
135: Peyronie’s Disease.
136: Phaseolus Vulgaris.
137: Phenobarbital.
138: Phenothiazines.
139: Phenylalanine.
140: Phenytoin.
141: Phlebitis and Deep Vein Thrombosis.
142: Phosphatidylserine.
143: Phosphorus.
144: Photosensitivity.
145: Phyllanthus.
146: Picrorhiza.
147: Placebo Effect.
148: Plantain.
149: Pokeroot.
150: Policosanol.
151: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
152: Popular Health Movement.
153: Popular Practitioners.
154: Potassium.
155: Potassium-Sparing Diuretics.
156: Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension.
157: Pregnancy Support.
158: Pregnenolone.
159: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS).
160: Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): Homeopathic Remedies.
161: Prickly Ash.
162: Primidone.
163: Probiotics.
164: Progesterone.
165: Progressive Muscle Relaxation.
166: Prolotherapy.
167: Prostatitis.
168: Protease Inhibitors.
169: Proteolytic Enzymes.
170: Proton Pump Inhibitors.
171: Pseudoscience.
172: Psoriasis.
173: Pulse Diagnosis.
174: Pumpkin Seed.
175: Pygeum.
176: Pyruvate.
177: Qigong.
178: Quercetin.
179: Radiation Therapy Support: Homeopathic Remedies.
180: Radionics.
181: Raw Foods Diet.
182: Raynaud’s Phenomenon.
183: Red Clover.
184: Red Raspberry.
185: Red Tea.
186: Red Yeast Rice.
187: Reflexology.
188: Regulation of CAM.
189: Reiki.
190: Reishi.
191: Relaxation Response.
192: Relaxation Therapies.
193: Restless Legs Syndrome.
194: Resveratrol.
195: Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Complete List of Contents.
1: Saffron.
2: Sage.
3: Salacia Oblonga.
4: Salt Bush.
5: SAMe.
6: Sampson, Wallace.
7: Sandalwood.
8: Sarsaparilla.
9: Sassafras.
10: Saw Palmetto.
11: Scar Tissue.
12: Schisandra.
13: Schizophrenia.
14: Sciatica.
15: Scientific Method.
16: Scleroderma.
17: Sea Buckthorn.
18: Seasonal Affective Disorder.
19: Seborrheic Dermatitis.
20: Selenium.
21: Self-Care.
22: Senna.
23: Sexual Dysfunction in Men.
24: Sexual Dysfunction in Women.
25: Shiatsu.
26: Shiitake.
27: Shingles.
28: Sickle Cell Disease.
29: Silica Hydride.
30: Silicon.
31: Silver.
32: Sjögren’s Syndrome.
33: Skin, Aging.
34: Skullcap.
35: Slippery Elm.
36: Smoking Addiction.
37: Soft Tissue Pain.
38: Soy.
39: Spirituality.
40: Spirulina.
41: Spleen Extract.
42: Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Performance.
43: Sports and Fitness Support: Enhancing Recovery.
44: Sports-Related Injuries: Homeopathic Remedies.
45: SSRIs.
46: Stanols and Sterols.
47: Statin Drugs.
48: Stevia.
49: St. John’s Wort.
50: Strep Throat.
51: Stress.
52: Strokes.
53: Strokes: Homeopathic Remedies.
54: Strontium.
55: Sublingual Immunotherapy.
56: Sulforaphane.
57: Suma.
58: Sunburn.
59: Superoxide Dismutase.
60: Supplements: Introduction.
61: Surgery Support.
62: Surgery Support: Homeopathic Remedies.
63: Sweet Clover.
64: Swimmer’s Ear.
65: Tai Chi.
66: Tamoxifen.
67: Tardive Dyskinesia.
68: Taurine.
69: Tea Tree.
70: Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ).
71: Tendonitis.
72: Tetracyclines.
73: Theophylline.
74: Therapeutic Touch.
75: Thiazide Diuretics.
76: Thomson, Samuel.
77: Thymus Extract.
78: Thyroid Hormone.
79: Tiller, William A..
80: Time to Talk Campaign.
81: Tinnitus.
82: Tinnitus: Homeopathic Remedies.
83: Tinospora Cordifolia.
84: Tocotrienols.
85: Tongue Diagnosis.
86: Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine.
87: Traditional Healing.
88: Tramadol.
89: Transcendental Meditation.
90: Tribulus Terrestris.
91: Tricyclic Antidepressants.
92: Triglycerides, High.
93: Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole.
94: Trimethylglycine.
95: Tripterygium Wilfordii.
96: Turmeric.
97: Tylophora.
98: Tyrosine.
99: Ulcerative Colitis.
100: Ulcers.
101: Unani Medicine.
102: Usui, Mikao.
103: Uva Ursi.
104: Uveitis.
105: Vaginal Infection.
106: Valerian.
107: Valproic Acid.
108: Varicose Veins.
109: Vega Test.
110: Vegan Diet.
111: Vegetarian Diet.
112: Venous Insufficiency: Homeopathic Remedies.
113: Vertigo.
114: Vertigo: Homeopathic Remedies.
115: Vervain.
116: Vinpocetine.
117: Vitamin A.
118: Vitamin B1.
119: Vitamin B2.
120: Vitamin B3.
121: Vitamin B6.
122: Vitamin B12.
123: Vitamin C.
124: Vitamin D.
125: Vitamin E.
126: Vitamin K.
127: Vitamins and Minerals.
128: Vitiligo.
129: Walking, Mind/Body.
130: Warfarin.
131: Warts.
132: Warts: Homeopathic Remedies.
133: Weight Loss, Undesired.
134: Weil, Andrew T..
135: Well-Being.
136: Well-Being: Homeopathic Remedies.
137: Wellness Therapies.
138: Wheat Grass Juice.
139: Whey Protein.
140: White Willow.
141: Whole Medicine.
142: Wild Cherry.
143: Wild Indigo.
144: Wild Yam.
145: Witch Hazel.
146: Wolfberry.
147: Women’s Health.
148: Wormwood.
149: Wounds, Minor.
150: Xylitol.
151: Yarrow.
152: Yellow Dock.
153: Yerba Santa.
154: Yoga.
155: Yohimbe.
156: Yucca.
157: Zinc.
Appendixes.
Reference Tools.
Glossary.
Homeopathic Remedies for Selected Conditions and Applications.
Bibliography.
Resources.
Web Sites.
Historical Resources.
Timeline of Major Developments in Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Biographical Dictionary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioners and Critics.
Category Index.
Personages Index.
Subject Index.