This unique, all-in-one guide puts everything you need to know about traditional and alternative medicine right at your fingertips. Its authors are leading practitioners in five different fields: conventional medicine, homeopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, herbalism, and naturopathy.
They write on everything from aches and pains, to sexual dysfunction, the common cold, mind and spirit, anxiety, and general first aid. Each ailment is presented with four side-by-side, alternative, treatments so you may see which therapy best suits you and your family.
Free of medical jargon, the text is written so readers may quickly and easily diagnose your symptoms, and identify treatment. Take control of your healthcare and better understand the choices open to you!
About the Author
Beth MacEoin, MNCHM, RSHom, trained at the Northern College of Homeopathic Medicine before setting up her own practice and becoming a registered member of the Society of Homeopaths. She has numerous books to her credit, and acts as an advisor to magazines, newspapers, and television programs on general health topics. Beth has taught courses on complementary therapies to medical students in her hometown of Newcastle, England.
Dr. Christine Gustafson, MD, had a private integrative medical practice in Alpharetta, Georgia that combined traditional and complementary medical therapies. She was board-certified in holistic medicine, and graduated from the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Unfortunately, she passed away in August of 2012. She was a member of the American Holistic Medical Association and the American Association of Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Zhuoling Ren, TCMD, is a doctor of TCM with over 20 years’ experience, and is also a fellow of AAIM. Dr. Ren is the president and founder of the American Foundation of Integrated Medicine. She is also the president and founder of the China Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, with clinics in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Before establishing the China Institute she was doctor-in-charge and head of the acupuncture department at Xiyuan Hospital in Beijing.
Dr. Geovanni Espinosa, ND, LAc, CNS, RH(AHG), is a renowned naturopathic doctor recognized as an authority in integrative and functional urology. Dr. Geo is Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC), Department of Urology. He is the author of the popular prostate cancer book: Thrive, Don’t Only Survive and co-authored numerous books on natural medicine in urology and men’s health. Dr. Geo is the Chief Medical Officer of XY Wellness, LLC, and blogger on living long and strong at DrGeo.com.
Stephanie Caley, BSc (Hons) MNIMH is a London-based medical herbalist. She trained at the University of Westminster, after a lifelong interest in natural medicines, and also after discovering how well herbal medicine worked for her own ailments. Stephanie is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists; and runs a busy herbal medicine practice and Caley's Apothecary. She is often interviewed on the benefits of herbal medicine for magazines, newspapers, and TV.