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Complementary Medicine for Dummies by
A comprehensive guide to what's what and what works in complementary medicine, this expert guide cuts through the jargon and gives you the facts about the alternatives. Whether you are interested in maintaining your general well-being or relieving the symptoms of a specific complaint, this book outlines all of the therapies available to you - from acupuncture through healing foods to yoga and massage - and tells you what each treatment is most effective for, how to go about finding a practitioner and what to expect from a consultation. Topics covered in Complementary Medicine For Dummies include: Old Dogs - New Tricks: From Ancient Roots to Modern Practice Turning to the Pros for Your Health Diagnosis Reading the Body (Self-Diagnosis) Uncovering Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Revealing Ayurveda's 'Science of Life' Balancing Health With Tibetan Medicine Purifying the Body with Japanese Medicine Dipping Your Toes Into Nature Cure Getting to the Point of Acupuncture Homing in on Homeopathy Unearthing Herbal Medicine Nibbling on Nutritional Medicine Diving into Naturopathy Opening Up with Osteopathy Getting to the Crunch with Chiropractic Moving with Bodywork Therapies Enjoying Massage Therapies Relaxing with Breathing, Relaxation, and Meditation Scenting Out Aromatherapy and Flower and Tree Remedies Connecting with Healing Therapies Getting Your Head Around Psychological Therapies Feeling the Buss of Energy Medicine Having a Go with Creative Therapies Ten Complementary Medicine Tips for Healthy Living Ten Superfoods for Great Health Ten Great Herbal Remedies Appendix A: A-Z of Therapies ~
Publication Date: 2007
50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Insomnia by
Good quality sleep is vital for well-being, yet one in ten adults in the UK experience sleep problems at some point in their lives, affecting mood and general health. Are you one of them?Wendy Green explains the wake/sleep cycle, and offers practical advice and a holistic approach to help you combat insomnia, including simple lifestyle and dietary changes and DIY natural therapies.You can: discover how your night-time routine can aid restful sleep; make your bedroom conducive to sleep; choose beneficial foods and supplements; and find helpful organisations and products. AUTHOR: Wendy Green is based in Co. Durham and currently works as a trainer for a health promotion programme.
Publication Date: 2009
Physical Health books
Overcoming Your Alcohol, Drug and Recovery Habits by
Recognizing that an addiction to 12-step programs can be just as dangerous as an addiction to alcohol or drugs, this book provides techniques to counter the self-defeating beliefs that lead to addiction. It enables those who have gone through Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and formal 12-step addiction treatments to overcome the self-destructive beliefs and attitudes that these programs promote. Theseinclude the idea that addicts and alcoholics are powerless, the belief that addiction is an incurable disease, the assertion that people who slip inevitably lose control, and the notion that those who reject the 12-step approach are doomed. Devoted to helping individuals indoctrinated in 12-step dogma recognize their destructiveness, this book provides effective psychological techniques to vanquish negative thinking and help individuals regain control of their lives.
Publication Date: 2002
Yoga for Stress Relief by
Explains how yoga can be practised to eliminate stress. This book states that by practicing simple and easy yogic techniques, the body and mind can work in harmony to make life healthy, happy and stress-free.
Publication Date: 2015