Integrative medicine is increasingly part of mainstream practice in, for example, palliative care and management of cancer, pain, heart disease and mental illnesses. This book explores the ethos that underpins the Sheldon list - how self-help works, particularly in the realm of chronic conditions. It examines the evidence supporting complementary therapies and how to use them safely. Numerous studies attest to the therapeutic benefits offered by various approaches to augment conventional medicine. The book deals with these topics by focusing only on evidence in the scientific and medical literature. Topics include: ac The biomedical model and beyond ac The placebo enigma ac Spirituality in medicine ac How complementary therapy can help a and why ac Lifestyle changes ac The role of companions in health recoveryFor example, according to The New York Times, the citya#39;s death rate in the first week of the new millennium rose by 50.8 per cent compared to the final week of 1999. This book explores how a holistic approach can prevent disease, alleviate anbsp;...
|Title||:||Holistic Health Handbook|
|Publisher||:||SPCK - 2013-09-19|