Teen Health Series: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information for Teens

Editor/Author Bakewell, Lisa
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1311-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about diverse medical systems and therapies used together with or in place of conventional medicine.

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Table of Contents

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