Complementary & Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, 6th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816331
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816336
  • DDC: 610
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Consumer health information about alternative and complementary medical therapies, including treatments for specific diseases and conditions. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
An Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).
1: What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?.
2: The Use of CAM in the United States.
3: CAM Use and Children.
4: CAM Use in Older Adults.
5: Healthcare Providers and CAM.
6: Insurance Issues and Paying for CAM Treatment.
7: Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources.
8: Health Fraud Awareness.
9: Use Caution: Buying Medical Products Online.
Alternative Medicine Systems.
10: Understanding Whole Medical Systems.
11: Acupuncture.
12: Ayurvedic Medicine.
13: Homeopathy.
14: Native American Medicine.
15: Naturopathy.
16: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Dietary Supplements.
17: Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know.
18: Botanical Dietary Supplements.
19: Adolescents and Supplement Use.
20: Antioxidants and Supplements.
21: Vitamins and Minerals.
22: Multivitamin/Mineral (MVM) Supplements.
23: Vitamin A and Carotenoids.
24: Vitamin B6.
25: Vitamin B12.
26: Vitamin D.
27: Vitamin E.
28: Chromium.
29: Folate (Folic Acid).
30: Magnesium.
31: Melatonin Supplements.
32: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements.
33: Selenium.
34: Bone and Joint Health Supplements.
35: Immune System Support Supplements.
36: Mood and Brain Health Supplements.
37: Probiotics: Supplements for Gastrointestinal Health.
38: Sports and Energy Supplements.
39: Supplements Used for Weight Loss.
40: Using Dietary Supplements Wisely.
41: Beware of Fraudulent Dietary Supplements.
Biologically Based Therapies.
42: Biologically Based Therapies: An Overview.
43: Apitherapy.
44: Diet-Based Therapies.
Mind-Body Medicine.
45: Mind-Body Medicine: An Overview.
46: Art Therapy.
47: Biofeedback.
48: Deep Breathing Exercises.
49: Guided Imagery.
50: Hypnotherapy.
51: Meditation.
52: Music Therapy.
53: Prayer and Spirituality.
54: Relaxation Techniques.
55: Tai Chi and Qi Gong.
56: Yoga.
Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies.
57: The Alexander Technique.
58: Aquatic Therapy (Hydrotherapy).
59: Chiropractic Care.
60: Craniosacral Therapy.
61: Feldenkrais Method.
62: Kinesiotherapy.
63: Massage Therapy.
64: Pilates.
65: Rolfing Structural Integration.
66: Tui Na.
Energy-Based Therapies.
67: Feng Shui.
68: Magnet Therapy.
69: Polarity Therapy.
70: Reiki.
71: Shiatsu.
72: Therapeutic Touch.
Alternative Treatments for Specific Diseases and Conditions.
73: Asthma and CAM.
74: Cancer and CAM.
75: Chronic Pain and CAM.
76: Cognitive Decline and CAM.
77: Coronary Heart Disease and Chelation Therapy.
78: Diabetes and CAM.
79: Fibromyalgia and CAM.
80: Flu and Cold and CAM.
81: Headache and CAM.
82: Hepatitis C and CAM.
83: HIV and CAM.
84: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and CAM.
85: Low-Back Pain and Complementary Approaches.
86: Menopausal Symptoms and CAM.
87: Mental Healthcare and CAM.
88: Osteoarthritis and CAM.
89: Seasonal Allergies and CAM.
90: Sleep Disorders and CAM.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Index.