Table of contents for Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook : basic consumer health information about complementary and alternative medical therapies, including acupuncture, ayurveda, traditional chinese medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy, biofeedback, hypnotherapy, yoga, art therapy, aromatherapy, clinical nutrition, vitamin and mineral supplements, chiropractic, massage, reflexology, crystal therapy, therapeutic touch, and more; along with facts about alternative and complementary treatments for specific conditions such as cancer, diabetes, osteoarthritis, chronic pain, menopause, gastrointestinal disorders, headaches, and mental health, a glossary, and a resource list for additional help and information / edited by Sandra J. Judd.

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Preface
Part I: Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Chapter 1¿What You Should Know If You Are Considering Using Complementary and 
Alternative Medicine
Chapter 2¿Selecting a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Provider
Chapter 3¿Consumer Financial Issues in Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
Chapter 4¿Statistics on the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the 
United States
Chapter 5¿Evaluating the Validity of Health Claims: What You Need to Know 
Part II: Whole Medical Systems
Chapter 6¿Whole Medical Systems: An Overview
Chapter 7¿Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chapter 8¿Acupuncture and Related Therapies
Chapter 9¿Acupressure and Shiatsu
Chapter 10¿Ayurveda 
Chapter 11¿Native American Medicine
Chapter 12¿Naturopathy
Chapter 13¿Homeopathy
Part III: Mind-Body Medicine
Chapter 14¿Mind-Body Medicine: An Overview
Chapter 15¿Arts Therapies: Art, Dance, Drama, Music, and Poetry Therapies 
Chapter 16¿Biofeedback
Chapter 17¿Neurobiofeedback
Chapter 18¿Color Therapy
Chapter 19¿Feng Shui
Chapter 20¿Guided Imagery and Meditation
Chapter 21¿Hypnotherapy
Chapter 22¿Prayer and Spirituality
Chapter 23¿Qigong
Chapter 24¿Relaxation Techniques
Chapter 25¿Tai Chi
Chapter 26¿Yoga 
Part IV: Biologically Based Therapies
Chapter 27¿Biologically Based Practices: An Overview
Chapter 28¿Apitherapy
Chapter 29¿Aromatherapy
Chapter 30¿Hyperthermia
Chapter 31¿Herbal Medicine
Chapter 32¿Bach Flower Remedies
Chapter 33¿Oxygen Therapy
Chapter 34¿St. John's Wort
Part V: Dietary Interventions
Chapter 35¿Clinical Nutrition
Chapter 36¿What's in the Bottle? An Introduction to Dietary Supplements
Chapter 37¿Vitamin A and Carotenoids
Chapter 38¿Vitamin B6
Chapter 39¿Vitamin B12
Chapter 40¿Vitamin D
Chapter 41¿Vitamin E
Chapter 42¿Folate
Chapter 43¿Magnesium
Chapter 44¿Selenium
Chapter 45¿Zinc
Chapter 46¿Detoxification Therapy and Lymph Drainage Therapy
Chapter 47¿Fasting
Chapter 48¿Macrobiotic Therapy
Part VI: Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies
Chapter 49¿Manipulative and Body-Based Practices: An Overview
Chapter 50¿Alexander Technique
Chapter 51¿Applied Kinesiology
Chapter 52¿Chiropractic
Chapter 53¿Feldenkrais Method
Chapter 54¿Hellerwork
Chapter 55¿Massage Therapy
Chapter 56¿Reflexology
Chapter 57¿Rolfing
Chapter 58¿Trager Approach
Chapter 59¿Tuina
Part VII: Energy-Based Therapies
Chapter 60¿Energy Medicine: An Overview
Chapter 61¿Bioresonance Therapy
Chapter 62¿Crystal Therapy
Chapter 63¿Magnet Therapy
Chapter 64¿Polarity Therapy
Chapter 65¿Reiki
Chapter 66¿Therapeutic Touch
Chapter 67¿Zero Balancing
Part VIII: Alternative Treatments for Specific Diseases and Conditions
Chapter 68¿Allergies and Asthma: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Chapter 69¿Cancer Treatment: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Chapter 70¿Diabetes: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Chapter 71¿Gastrointestinal Conditions and the Use of Mind-Body Interventions
Chapter 72¿Headaches: Alternative Approaches
Chapter 73¿Hepatitis C: Complementary Therapies
Chapter 74¿Menopausal Symptoms and Alternative Therapies
Chapter 75¿Mental Health Care: Alternative Approaches
Chapter 76¿Morning Sickness: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Chapter 77¿Osteoarthritis: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Chapter 78¿Pain Management: Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Part IX: Additional Help and Information
Chapter 79¿Glossary of Terms Related to Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
Chapter 80¿Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resource List
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Alternative medicine -- Popular works.