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is a valuable resource of alternative and integrated medicines--a great mixture of therapies from excellent expert clinicians makes it an essential book for your health library." --Elson M. Haas, M.D., author of seven books, including The False Diet
and The Staying Healthy Shopper's Guide
More than 1,000 remedies, doctor-proven to be as effective as or even better than drugs or surgery!
A nutrient that blocks the side effects of arthritis drugs A quick exercise that can cure back pain A two-nutrient combo that can help cure chronic fatigue An herbal "cocktail" that stops the flu in 24 hours A little-known supplement that prevents a hangover An amino acid that works as well as Viagra A natural hormone cream that rebuilds bone A home remedy that stops sugar cravings immediately
In this unique book, 300 of America's best alternative-oriented M.D.'s, herbalists, nutritionists, naturopaths, homeopaths, and other holistic healers reveal their most effective natural remedies for 160 everyday and serious health problems.
Plus, you'll find:
60 easy-to-follow illustrations for healing exercises and pain-relieving pressure points Dozens of resources for natural products and practitioners An at-a-glance guide to understanding 22 alternative healing modalities For every problem, expert advice on when to seek professional help
As the editor-in-chief of Prevention Magazine Health Books
, Bill Gottlieb created the 10-million copy self-care bestseller, The Doctors Book of Home Remedies
, and was the author of the 1.5 million copy alternative health bestseller, New Choices in Natural Healing
. Now, Bill has once again created a groundbreaking book-a book that can help anyone safely, successfully and naturally self-treat 160 everyday and serious health conditions: Alternative Cures
. To write this unique book, Bill interviewed over 300 of America's top natural clinicians-doctors, herbalists, nutritionists and more. You'll discover over 1000 of their most effective, practical and safest natural remedies for an A-to-Z of health problems, from arthritis, back pain and high cholesterol, to repetitive strain injury, weight gain and yeast infections.
Plus, every chapter of Alternative Cures has a guide to the best alternative and conventional professional care for the condition it covers. And, you'll find essential safety information for every remedy featured in the book. Once you look at it, we think you'll agree: There's never been a more useful, reader-friendly, get-better book about alternative health and healing than Alternative Cures.
About the Author
has been writing and editing in the field of health for more than 25 years. The former senior vice president and editor in chief of Rodale Books, he was the creator and supervising editor of the 10-million-copy bestseller The Doctors Book of Home Remedies
and author of New Choices in Natural Healing. His writing has appeared in Prevention, Reader's Digest, Men's Health, Health, Women's Sports and Fitness, Bottom Line/Health
, and many other national publications. He lives in northern California.