Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816188
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816183
  • DDC: 610.835
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

Provides 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.
Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
1: What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?.
2: Use of CAM in the United States.
3: Are You considering Complementary Medicine?.
4: Tell Your Healthcare Provider about Your CAM Use.
5: Evaluating Web-Based Health Resources.
6: Selecting a CAM Practitioner.
7: Paying for Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches.
Whole Medical Systems.
8: Understanding Whole Medical Systems.
9: Traditional Chinese Medicine.
10: Ayurvedic Medicine.
11: Homeopathic Medicine.
12: Native American Medicine.
13: Naturopathy.
14: Osteopathy.
Manipulative Practices and Movement Therapies.
15: Chiropractic Medicine.
16: Kinesiotherapy.
17: Lymphatic Drainage Therapy.
18: Massage Therapy.
19: Reflexology (Zone Therapy).
20: Spinal Manipulation.
21: Rolfing Structural Integration.
22: Feldenkrais Method.
23: The Alexander Technique.
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: Feng Shui.
33: Shiatsu.
34: Tai Chi and Qi Gong.
35: Tui Na.
36: Yoga.
Biologically Based Practices.
37: Nutrition and Health.
38: Clinical Nutrition.
39: Dietary Supplements.
40: Botanical Products.
41: Herbal Medicine.
42: Antioxidant Supplements.
43: Medical Marijuana.
44: Popular Fad Diets.
45: Oral Probiotics.
46: Enzyme Therapy.
47: Detoxification Diets.
48: What You Need to Know about Gerson Therapy.
Energy Medicine.
49: Acupuncture.
50: Magnet Therapy.
51: Therapeutic Touch.
52: Reiki.
Creative Arts Therapies.
53: Art Therapies.
54: Music Therapy.
CAM Treatments for Cancer and Other Diseases and Conditions.
55: Cancer and Complementary Health Therapies.
56: CAM for Pain Management.
57: Asthma and Complementary Health Practices.
58: CAM Therapies for Cold and Flu.
59: Diabetes and CAM.
60: Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Complementary Health Practices.
61: Alternative, Complementary, and Traditional Medicine for HIV.
62: CAM for Hepatitis C.
63: CAM Therapies in Behavioral Health.
64: CAM for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
65: Complementary Health Approaches for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
66: Skin Conditions and Complementary Health Approaches.
If You Need More Information.
67: Clinical Trials and CAM.
68: Additional Reading about CAM.
69: Directory of Resources for More CAM Information.
Index.