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Use the power of nature to heal your body and enjoy a lifetime of good health
In Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, naturopathic physician Tori Hudson shows you how to safely and effectively combine conventional and natural medicine to maintain health and address specific medical conditions. Her groundbreaking work offers sound information on complementary therapies such as bio-identical hormones, vitamin supplementation, herbs, diet, and exercise and helps you make informed choices about your health.
Learn how to:
- Treat a whole range of female health issues, from contraception to menopause, heart conditions to infections
- Safely integrate alternative therapies with traditional medicine
- Determine when you should seek a practitioner's help
- And much more
Compassionate and authoritative, Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine demonstrates that an informed, integrative approach to staying well is often the best medicine.
“This is a book that should be in every woman's health library and every alternative practitioner's library. It is a resource for the new breed of conventional practitioners who are open to a more integrative health-care system.”
--Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
At least one-third of Americans use alternative medicines to heal and maintain health--75% of those consumers are women. Today, women are demanding their doctors have a willingness to explore and combine complementary and conventional medical practices in their approach to female health. The result is a bridge between the two schools of thought commonly known as integrated medicine which requires women to become proactive in their role as patient and provides a safe, effective approach to maintaining and healing their bodies.
Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine covers in depth the whole range of women's health concerns including menstrual difficulties, menopause, endometriosis, osteoporosis and others and explains how integrated medicine can be used to treat these conditions.
A naturopathic physician shows you howto use the latest in natural therapies to healyour body and promote good health
Now fully revised, this comprehensive guide from aleader in womens alternative health features up-to-date information on the safest natural therapies,medicines, herbs, and supplements. The new editionalso features the latest research on infertility,menopause, heart disease, osteoporosis, and more.
"An intelligent guide through the maze of naturalapproaches to womens health."
--Susan M. Love, M.D., author of Dr. Susan Loves Breast Book andDr. Susan Loves Hormone Book
"An excellent resource for women and theirphysicians .... A practical, well-written discussion ofimportant health topics that includes naturalprescriptions that actually work!
--Michael T. Murray, N.D., medical editor ofThe Natural Medicine Journal and coauthor ofEncyclopedia of Natural Medicine
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-347) and index.
About the Author
Tori Hudson, N.D., is a professor of gynecology at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and medical director of the clinic A Woman's Time, P.C. A nationally recognized clinician, author, lecturer, and researcher, she has served as an adviser to the Department of Health and Human Services, the natural products industry, and several popular health publications. She was awarded the 1999 naturopathic physician of the year award from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.