Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine
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Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine : The Clinical Handbook

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Academic clinicians, clinical scientists, well-known practitioners of alternative medicine, and authors of popular works on the subject summarize the facts about complementary cardiovascular medicines so that physicians can confidently and knowledgeably advise their patients. The authors comprehensively explain the background for each important alternative therapy, its rationale, the evidence supporting its use, its possible interaction with standard medicines, and, where possible, what is known about its safety and efficacy. The therapies for treating coronary heart disease (CHD) range from the more commonly encountered herbs, vitamins, supplements, and dietary fats and oils, to such less familiar techniques as acupuncture, homeopathy, massage, chelation therapy, meditation, aroma therapies, prayer, and energy therapies.show more

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  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 30.5mm | 703.08g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • biography
  • 1588291863
  • 9781588291868

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"The authors surpass their goals by providing a comprehensive, diverse, easy to read resource for practicing healthcare providers who must advance their knowledge of alternative and complementary therapies to match a growing, demanding, and resourceful population of patients."-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal "...a very exciting book for the reader...a welcomed addition to the library of most clinician providing primary care for those patients with CVD." - Journal of Nurtition for the Elderlyshow more

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With more than 50% of patients self-medicating today and with the enormous variety of complementary or alternative medicines (CAM) available, it has become imperative for health care providers to be familiar with, and knowledgeable about, these widely used treatments. In Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine, academic clinicians, clinical scientists, well-known practitioners of alternative medicine, and authors of popular works on the subject summarize the facts about complementary cardiovascular medications so that physicians can confidently and intelligently advise their patients. The authors comprehensively explain the background for each important alternative therapy, its rationale, the evidence supporting its use, its possible interaction with standard medicines, and, where possible, what is known about its safety and efficacy. The therapies for treating coronary heart disease (CHD) range from the more commonly encountered herbs, vitamins, supplements, and dietary fats and oils, to such less familiar techniques as acupuncture, homeopathy, massage, chelation therapy, meditation, aroma therapy, prayer, and energy therapies. Comprehensive and informative, Complementary and Alternative Cardiovascular Medicine offers traditional health care providers not only a critical introduction to the benefits and risks of CAM therapies in cardiovascular medicine, but also a sound basis for effectively counseling patients about the value and risks of these therapies. "show more

Table of contents

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease: An Introduction Richard A. Stein and Mehmet C. Oz History, Regulation, Integrity, and Purity of Herbs and Supplements Robert S. McCaleb and Fredi Kronenberg Botanical Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease Tieraona Low Dog Herb and Dietary Supplement Interactions With Cardiovascular Drugs Dennis V. C. Awang Vitamin Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease Wahida Karmally Oils and Fats in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Kari D. Hecker, Terry D. Etherton, and Valerie K. Fishell Nutrachemicals in the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Arshad M. Safi, Cynthia A. Samala, and Richard A. Stein Meditation and Cardiovascular Disease Erin L. Olivo Prayer and Cardiovascular Disease Jonathan E. E. Yager, Suzanne W. Crater, and Mitchell W. Krucoff Massage Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease Patricia Cadolino Acupuncture in Cardiovascular Disease Soeren Ballegaard Chelation Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease Steven C. Halbert Energy Medicine, Energy Therapies, and Cardiovascular Disease Glen Rein and Maria Syldona Homeopathy and Cardiovascular Disease Woodson C. Merrell and Amy Rothenberg Aromatherapy and Cardiovascular Disease Jane Buckle A Physician's Guide to CAM and Cardiovascular Disease on the World Wide Web Jacqueline C. Wootton Indexshow more

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