Integrative Medicine

3rd Edition

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  • David Rakel
  • Key Features

    • Incorporate therapeutic integrative medicine modalities into clinical practice through the "Tools for Your Practice" section that offers how-to application for recommending mediation, prescribing probiotics, and how to do an elimination diet.
    • Apply integrative treatments for a full range of diseases and conditions including autism, stroke, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various forms of cancer...see how to advise patients on health maintenance and wellness...and get valuable advice on topics such as meditation, diet, and exercises for back pain.
    • Avoid potential complications with recommended dosages and precautions.
    • Enhance patient care with therapy-based guidance and printable patient education guides.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1: Integrative Medicine

    1. The Philosophy of Integrative Medicine

    2. Creating Optimal Healing Environments

    3. The Healing Encounter

    Part 2: Integrative Approach to Disease

    Section 1: Affective Disorders

    4. Depression

    5. Anxiety

    6. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    7. Autism Spectrum Disorder

    8. Insomnia

    Section 2: Neurology

    9. Alzheimer's Disease

    10. Headache

    11. Peripheral Neuropathy

    12. Multiple Sclerosis

    13. Parkinson's Disease

    Section 3: Infectious Disease

    14. Otitis Media

    15. Chronic Sinusitis

    16. Viral Upper Respiratory Infection

    17. HIV Disease and AIDS

    18. Herpes Simplex Virus

    19. Chronic Hepatitis

    20. Urinary Tract Infection

    21. Recurrent Yeast Infections

    22. Lyme Disease

    Section 4: Cardiovascular Disease

    23. Hypertension

    24. Heart Failure

    25. Coronary Artery Disease

    26. Peripheral Vascular Disease

    27. Arrhythmias

    Section 5: Allergy/Intolerance

    28. Asthma

    29. The Allergic Patient

    30. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome

    Section 6: Metabolic/Endocrine Disorders

    31. Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome

    32. Type 2 Diabetes

    33. Hypothyroidism

    34. Hormone Replacement in Men

    35. Hormone Replacement in Women

    36. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

    37. Osteoporosis

    38. An Integrative Approach to Obesity

    39. Dyslipidemias

    Section 7: Gastrointestinal Disorders

    40. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    41. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    42. Peptic Ulcer Disease

    43. Cholelithiasis

    44. Recurring Abdominal Pain in Pediatrics

    45. Constipation

    Section 8: Autoimmune Disorders

    46. Fibromyalgia

    47. C


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