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A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults
by Zand, LAC, OMD/ Spreen, MD, CNC / LaValle, RPH,ND

Paperback - ISBN 0895298678
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Avery Publishing Group
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 Written by a medical doctor, a naturopath, and a registered pharmacist, Smart Medicine for Healthier Living is a complete A-to-Z guide to the most common disorders and their treatments, using both alternative care and conventional medicine. This unique book has been carefully designed to give you quick and easy access to up-to-date information and advice regarding your health and safety.

Smart Medicine for Healthier Living is divided into three parts. Part One explains the full spectrum of approaches used to effectively treat common health problems. It provides an overview of the history, fundamental, and uses of conventional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupressure, aromatherapy, diet, and nutritional supplements. It also includes a useful section on home and personal safety. Part Two contains a comprehensive A-to-Z listing of the various health problems-from arthritis to cancer to osteoporosis to warts. Each entry in this section clearly explains the problems and offers specific advice using a variety of approaches. Where appropriate, information about emergency treatment is included for quick and easy reference. Part Three provides step-by-step guidance on using the many therapies and procedures suggested in Part Two-From locating acupressure points to preparing herbal remedies.

Smart Medicine for Healthier Living is a unique guide that offers you and your family a real choice in health care. It is a bridge to both time-honored healing systems and mainstream medicine. Here is a reliable source of information that you can turn to time and time again, whenever the need arises.

About the Authors

Janet Zand, ND, OMD, LAc, has over twenty years of experience in natural medicine and is the co-founder and formulator of ZAND Herbal Formulas. She is a nationally respected author, lecturer, practitioner, and nutritional product developer whose work has helped thousands of people achieve better health. She is a naturopathic physician, a doctor of oriental medicine, and a board and nationally certified acupuncturist. Ms. Zand lectures across the country, speaking on natural medicine to both health-care professionals and the general public.

Allan N. Spreen,MD,CNC, received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University Medical School in 1982. Dr. Spreen later established a successful nutrition therapy practice in Jacksonville, Florida, where he provided alternatives for patients intolerant of or unsuccessful with conventional drug therapies. He then went on to found The Nutrition Physician, A nutrition therapy information service that offers guidance for those seeking drug-free nutritional alternatives. As a featured expert for America Online, he offers a reliable source of nutrition information directly to the public. In addition to his interest in nutrition, Dr. Spreen has served as an Olympic and US National Diving Team coach. He now writes, speaks, and consults full time to disseminate nutrition therapy information.

Dr. James B. LaValle, RPh, DHM,ND,CCN, has been involved with natural medicine for the past fifteen years, and is a nationally recognized figure in the field of natural therapeutics. He is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy and Professor of Pharmacology at Central State College of Health Services Scholl of Naturopathy. He is a founding Board member for the Ohio Board of Naturopathic Examiners. Dr. LaValle has written and developed hundreds of articles and seminars for health-care professionals.
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