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Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine (IM) combines alternative methods of health care with conventional methods, providing the patient with a larger set of best practice choices to fit needs and conditions. Integrative practices may be based on ancient wisdom; supernatural ideas; use of herbs; the body’s own healing mechanisms; alternative healing techniques such as acupuncture, mindfulness techniques, diets, or movement; and guided therapies. Complementary medicine (CM), complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrated medicine or alternative medicine (AM), and holistic medicine are among many alternate names used. It is also often considered synonymous with functional medicine.

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health

Committed to finding natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine.

The Natural Remedy Book for Women

Provides an alternative to traditional medical care for minor health problems, discussing the use of holistic healing methods including vitamins, acupressure, minerals, herbs, and naturopathy.

Healing Lyme: Natural Healing and Prevention of Lyme Borreliosis and Its Coinfections

Despite Centers for Disease Control estimates that only 20,000 new Lyme disease infections occur each year, the true figure, as Harvard medical school researchers have found, nearly approaches 200,000. Symptoms run from mild lethargy to severe arthritis to incapacitating mental dysfunction.

Healing Lyme Disease Coinfections: Complementary and Holistic Treatments for Bartonella and Mycoplasma

A guide to the natural treatment of two of the most common and damaging coinfections of Lyme disease--Bartonella and Mycoplasma • Reveals how these conditions often go undiagnosed, complicate Lyme treatment, and cause a host of symptoms--from arthritis to severe brain dysfunction • Outlines na...

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