Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0780814045
  • ISBN-13: 9780780814042
  • DDC: 610
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook provides basic 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._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
Table of Contents._x000D_
An Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)._x000D_
1: What is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?._x000D_
2: Common Questions and Answers about CAM._x000D_
3: Use of CAM in the United States._x000D_
4: CAM Use and Children._x000D_
5: CAM Use in Older Adults._x000D_
6: Health Care Providers and CAM._x000D_
7: Insurance Issues and Paying for CAM Treatments._x000D_
8: Health Fraud Awareness._x000D_
9: Finding and Evaluating Online Resources for Complementary Health Approaches._x000D_
Alternative Medicine Systems._x000D_
10: Acupuncture._x000D_
11: Ayurvedic Medicine._x000D_
12: Homeopathy._x000D_
13: Naturopathy._x000D_
14: Other Indigenous Medical Systems._x000D_
Complementary and Alternative Therapies._x000D_
15: Biologically Based Therapies._x000D_
16: Diet-Based Therapies._x000D_
17: Mind-Body Medicine._x000D_
18: Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies._x000D_
19: Chi-Based Therapies._x000D_
Dietary Supplements._x000D_
20: Questions and Answers about Dietary Supplements._x000D_
21: Herbs at a Glance._x000D_
22: Using Dietary Supplements Wisely._x000D_
23: Dietary Supplements for Children and Teens._x000D_
24: Dietary Supplements for Seniors._x000D_
25: Antioxidant Supplements._x000D_
26: Multivitamin/Mineral (MVM) Supplements._x000D_
27: Chromium._x000D_
28: Folate (Folic Acid)._x000D_
29: Magnesium._x000D_
30: Melatonin._x000D_
31: Omega-3 and Flaxseed Supplements._x000D_
32: Selenium._x000D_
33: Bone and Joint Health Supplements._x000D_
34: Supplements to Support the Immune System._x000D_
35: Supplements for Mood and Brain Health._x000D_
36: Probiotics: Supplements for Gastrointestinal Health._x000D_
37: Supplements for Bodybuilding and Energy._x000D_
38: Supplements for Weight Loss._x000D_
Alternative Treatments for Specific Diseases and Conditions._x000D_
39: Arthritis and CAM._x000D_
40: Asthma and Allergies and CAM._x000D_
41: Cancer and CAM._x000D_
42: Chronic Pain and CAM._x000D_
43: Cognitive Decline and CAM._x000D_
44: Diabetes and CAM._x000D_
45: Eye Conditions and CAM._x000D_
46: Fibromyalgia and CAM._x000D_
47: Headache and CAM._x000D_
48: Heart Disease and Chelation Therapy._x000D_
49: Hepatitis C and CAM._x000D_
50: Hormones, Aging, and CAM._x000D_
51: Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) and CAM._x000D_
52: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and CAM._x000D_
53: Low-Back Pain and CAM._x000D_
54: Mental Health Disorders and CAM._x000D_
55: Sleep Disorders and CAM._x000D_
56: Women-Related Health Conditions and CAM._x000D_
Additional Help and Information._x000D_
57: Glossary of Terms Related to Complementary and Alternative Medicine._x000D_
58: Directory of Organizations that Provide Information about Complementary and Alternative Medicine._x000D_