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Yoga Therapy for Headache Reliefby Peter Van Houten
Synopses & Reviews
Learn to use simple yoga postures as an instant prescription for relief from headache pain. With two complete therapeutic yoga routines.
Headaches are one of the most common and aggravating health problems we experience. Morethan 40 million Americans suffer from serious or chronic headaches sometime in their lives andconsume over 30,000 TONS of over-the counter painkillers each year.Topics covered include the different types of headaches and how to tell them apart how yoga canhelp them two safe, effective routinesone short, the other longerdetailing whichyoga postures to use for best results additional alternative techniques that may be helpful otherprescription and non-prescription medical therapies worth considering and a bibliographyfor further reading.
About the Author
Peter Van Houten, M.D., is the founder of the Sierra Family Medical Clinic, a practicing primary care physician and graduate of UCSF medical school-widely recognized as one of the top medical schools in the United States. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years.
Rich McCord, Ph.D., is the worldwide director of Ananda Yoga, one of the largest and best known schools of yoga, a Ph.D. graduate from Stanford University, and has been practicing yoga for over 23 years. He also serves as chairman of the Standards Committee of the Yoga Alliance.
Table of Contents
Table Of Contents
Chapter 1: The Nature of Headaches
Chapter 2: Conventional Headache Treatment
Chapter 3: When to See Your Doctor
Chapter 4: How to Practice Ananda Yoga for Wellness
Chapter 5: The Ananda Yoga Difference The Ideal Headache Treatment
Chapter 6: Ananda Yoga Headache-Prevention Routines
Chapter 7: Ananda Yoga Headache-Intervention Routines
Chapter 8: Next Steps
Appendix A Summary of the Main Routine
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