Health Reference Series: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook

Editor: Jones,Keith
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1378-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, 5th Edition, provides information for those considering these therapies for general well being or for specific health conditions. It describes whole medical systems as well as a variety of CAM therapies; and it discusses the safe use of dietary supplements.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: An Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
  • Chapter 1—What Is Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)?
  • Chapter 2—Common Questions and Answers about CAM
  • Chapter 3—Use of CAM and the United States
  • Chapter 4—CAM Use and Children
  • Chapter 5—CAM Use in Older Adults
  • Chapter 6—Health Care Providers and CAM
  • Chapter 7—Insurance Issues and Paying for CAM Treatments
  • Chapter 8—Health Fraud Awareness
  • Section 8.1—Health Fraud Scams
  • Section 8.2—Fraudulent Dietary Supplements
  • Chapter 9—Finding and Evaluating Online Resources for Complementary Health Approaches
  • Part II: Alternative Medicine Systems
  • Chapter 10—Acupuncture
  • Chapter 11—Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Chapter 12—Homeopathy
  • Chapter 13—Naturopathy
  • Chapter 14—Other Indigenous Medical Systems
  • Section 14.1—Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Section 14.2—Native American Medicine
  • Part III: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Chapter 15—Biologically Based Therapies
  • Section 15.1—Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
  • Section 15.2—Oxygen Therapy
  • Chapter 16—Diet-Based Therapies
  • Section 16.1—Gerson Therapy
  • Section 16.2—Vegetarianism
  • Section 16.3—Detoxification Diets
  • Chapter 17—Mind-Body Medicine
  • Section 17.1—Mind-Body Medicine: An Overview
  • Section 17.2—Meditation
  • Section 17.3—Music Therapy
  • Section 17.4—Prayer and Spirituality
  • Section 17.5—Reiki
  • Section 17.6—Relaxation Training
  • Section 17.7—Yoga
  • Chapter 18—Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies
  • Section 18.1—Chiropractic
  • Section 18.2-Massage Therapy
  • Section 18.3—Lymphatic Drainage Therapy
  • Section 18.4—Reflexology (Zone Therapy)
  • Chapter 19—Chi-Based Therapies
  • Section 19.1-Feng Shui
  • Section 19.2-Tai Chi and Qigong
  • Section 19.3-Shiatsu
  • Section 19.4-Tui Na
  • Part IV: Dietary Supplements
  • Chapter 20—Questions and Answers about Dietary Supplements
  • Chapter 21—Herbs at a Glance
  • Chapter 22—Using Dietary Supplements Wisely
  • Chapter 23—Dietary Supplements for Children and Teens
  • Chapter 24—Dietary Supplements for Seniors
  • Chapter 25—Antioxidant Supplements
  • Section 25.1—Antioxidants and Health
  • Section 25.2-Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)
  • Chapter 26—Multivitamin/Mineral (MVM) Supplements
  • Chapter 27—Chromium
  • Chapter 28-Folate (Folic Acid)
  • Chapter 29—Magnesium
  • Chapter 30—Melatonin
  • Chapter 31—Omega-3 and Flaxseed Supplements
  • Section 31.1—Omega-3 Supplement
  • Section 31.2—Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oils
  • Chapter 32—Selenium
  • Chapter 33—Bone and Joint Health Supplements
  • Section 33.1—Calcium Supplements and Bone Health
  • Section 33.2—Glucosamine/Chondroitin Supplements and Joint Health
  • Chapter 34—Supplements to Support the Immune System
  • Section 34.1—Astragalus
  • Section 34.2—Echinacea
  • Section 34.3-European Elder
  • Section 34.4-Zinc
  • Chapter 35—Supplements for Mood and Brain Health
  • Section 35.1-Ginkgo Biloba
  • Section 35.2-St. John's Wort
  • Chapter 36—Probiotics: Supplements for Gastrointestinal Health
  • Chapter 37—Supplements for Bodybuilding and Energy
  • Section 37.1-Bodybuilding
  • Section 37.2—Energy Drinks
  • Chapter 38—Supplements for Weight Loss
  • Section 38.1-Green Tea
  • Section 38.2-Hoodia
  • Part V: Alternative Treatments for Specific Diseases and Conditions
  • Chapter 39—Arthritis and CAM
  • Chapter 40—Asthma and Allergies and CAM
  • Chapter 41—Cancer and CAM
  • Chapter 42—Chronic Pain and CAM
  • Chapter 43—Cognitive Decline and CAM
  • Chapter 44—Diabetes and CAM
  • Chapter 45—Eye Conditions and CAM
  • Chapter 46—Fibromyalgia and CAM
  • Chapter 47—Headache and CAM
  • Chapter 48—Heart Disease and Chelation Therapy
  • Chapter 49—Hepatitis C and CAM
  • Chapter 50—Hormones, Aging, and CAM
  • Chapter 51—Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) and CAM
  • Chapter 52—Irritable Bowel Syndrome and CAM
  • Chapter 53—Low-Back Pain and CAM
  • Chapter 54—Mental Health Disorders and CAM
  • Section 54.1—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and CAM
  • Section 54.2-Stress and CAM
  • Chapter 55—Sleep Disorders and CAM
  • Chapter 56—Women-Related Health Conditions and CAM
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 57—Glossary of Terms Related to Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Chapter 58—Directory of Organizations That Provide Information about Complementary and Alternative Medicine