Alternative medicine : the Christian handbook



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[United States] : Zondervan, 2010
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9780310861003 (electronic bk.) MWT12013143, 0310861004 (electronic bk.) 12013143

The most complete resource of its kind on alternative medicine- Herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and alternative therapies. Their specific uses. Which ones really work (and which ones don't) What to watch out for- Christian versus non-Christian approaches to holistic health- Clinically proven treatments versus unproven or quack treatments- Truths and fallacies about supernatural healing- Ancient medical lore: the historical, cultural, and scientific facts- And much, much more. Alternative Medicine is the first comprehensive guidebook to nontraditional medicine written from a distinctively Christian perspective. Keeping pace with the latest developments and research in alternative medicine, this thoroughly revised edition combines the most current information with an easy-to-use format. University lecturer and researcher D̤nal O'Math{250}na, PhD, and national medical authority Walt Larimore, MD, provide detailed and balanced answers to your most pressing questions about alternative medicine-and to other questions you wouldn't have thought to ask. Also includes. Two alphabetical reference sections: Alternative therapies. Herbal remedies, vitamins, and dietary supplements. A description of each therapy and remedy, an analysis of claims, results of actual studies, cautions, recommendations, and further resources. Handy cross-references linking health problems with various alternative therapies and herbal remedies reviewed in the book

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