The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, 3rd Ed.

SECTION I. INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL MEDICINE

Chapter 1. What Is Natural Medicine?

Chapter 2. The Healing Power Within

SECTION II. THE FOUR CORNERSTONES OF GOOD HEALTH

Chapter 3. A Positive Mental Attitude

Chapter 4. A Health-Promoting Lifestyle

Chapter 5. A Health-Promoting Diet

Chapter 6. Supplementary Measures

SECTION III. SPECIAL TOPICS

Chapter 7. A Cellular Approach to Health

Chapter 8. Cancer Prevention

Chapter 9. Detoxification and Internal Cleansing

Chapter 10. Digestion and Elimination

Chapter 11. Heart and Cardiovascular Health

Chapter 12. Immune System Support

Chapter 13. Longevity and Life Extension

Chapter 14. Silent Inflammation

Chapter 15. Stress Management

Chapter 16. Obesity and Weight Management

SECTION IV. SPECIFIC HEALTH PROBLEMS

Chapter 17. Acne

Chapter 18. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and HIV Infection

Chapter 19. Alcohol Dependence

Chapter 20. Alzheimer’s Disease

Chapter 21. Anemia

Chapter 22. Angina

Chapter 23. Anxiety

Chapter 24. Asthma

Chapter 25. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Chapter 26. Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chapter 27. Boils

Chapter 28. Bronchitis and Pneumonia

Chapter 29. Candidiasis, Chronic

Chapter 30. Canker Sores

Chapter 31. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Chapter 32. Cataracts

Chapter 33. Celiac Disease

Chapter 34. Cerebral Vascular Insufficiency

Chapter 35. Cervical Dysplasia

Chapter 36. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chapter 37. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chapter 38. Common Cold

Chapter 39. Congestive Heart Failure

Chapter 40. Constipation

Chapter 41. Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

Chapter 42. Cystitis and Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder

Chapter 43. Depression

Chapter 44. Diabetes

Chapter 45. Diarrhea

Chapter 46. Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

Chapter 47. Endometriosis

Chapter 48. Erectile Dysfunction

Chapter 49. Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Chapter 50. Fibrocystic Breast Disease

Chapter 51. Food Allergy

Chapter 52. Gallstones

Chapter 53. Glaucoma

Chapter 54. Gout

Chapter 55. Hair Loss in Women

Chapter 56. Hay Fever

Chapter 57. Headache, Nonmigraine Tension Type

Chapter 58. Heart Arrhythmias

Chapter 59. Hemorrhoids

Chapter 60. Hepatitis

Chapter 61. Herpes

Chapter 62. High Blood Pressure

Chapter 63. High Cholesterol and/or Triglycerides

Chapter 64. Hives (Urticaria)

Chapter 65. Hyperthyroidism

Chapter 66. Hypoglycemia

Chapter 67. Hypothyroidism

Chapter 68. Infertility (Female)

Chapter 69. Infertility (Male)

Chapter 70. Insomnia

Chapter 71. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Chapter 72. Kidney Stones

Chapter 73. Macular Degeneration

Chapter 74. Menopause

Chapter 75. Menstrual Blood Loss, Excessive (Menorrhagia)

Chapter 76. Migraine Headache

Chapter 77. Multiple Sclerosis

Chapter 78. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)/Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

Chapter 79. Osteoarthritis

Chapter 80. Osteoporosis

Chapter 81. Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 82. Peptic Ulcer

Chapter 83. Periodontal Disease

Chapter 84. Premenstrual Syndrome

Chapter 85. Prostate Cancer (Prevention)

Chapter 86. Prostate Enlargement (BPH)

Chapter 87. Psoriasis

Chapter 88. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chapter 89. Rosacea

Chapter 90. Seborrheic Dermatitis

Chapter 91. Sinus Infections

Chapter 92. Sports Injuries, Tendinitis, and Bursitis

Chapter 93. Strep Throat (Streptococcal Pharyngitis)

Chapter 94. Stroke (Recovery From)

Chapter 95. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Chapter 96. Uterine Fibroids

Chapter 97. Vaginitis

Chapter 98. Varicose Veins

GLOSSARY

APPENDIX A. ARE YOU AN OPTIMIST?

APPENDIX B. GLYCEMIC INDEX, CARBOHYDRATE CONTENT, AND GLYCEMIC LOAD OF SELECTED FOODS

APPENDIX C. ACID-BASE VALUES OF SELECTED FOODS

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