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Women''s Health in Complementary and Integrative Medicine : A Clinical Guide

By: Micozzi, Marc S.
Contributor(s): Low Dog, Tieraona.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004Description: 1 online resource (365 p.).ISBN: 9780702035982.Subject(s): Women -- Diseases -- Alternative treatment | Women -- Health and hygieneGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women''s Health in Complementary and Integrative Medicine : A Clinical GuideDDC classification: 613.0424 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Women's Health in Complementary and Integrative Medicine: A Clinical Guide; Copyright Page; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; SECTION One: Current Concerns About Women's Health; CHAPTER 1. Communicating with Patients About Complementary and Integrative Medicine; WHAT IS COMPLEMENTARY/ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE?; WHO USES CAM?; HEALTH AND WELLNESS; CHAPTER 2. Weight Loss Products; DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND WEIGHT LOSS; SECTION Two: Reproductive Biology; CHAPTER 3. Premenstrual Syndrome; CLASSIFICATION OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME; CLINICAL EVALUATION OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROMEMIND/BODY; CHAPTER 4. Menstrual Cramps; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 5. Endometriosis; EVALUATION; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 6. Menopause; MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS AND THERAPIES; HERBS AND OTHER THERAPIES; CHAPTER 7. Integrative Strategies During Pregnancy; STRETCH MARKS; MUSCULAR ACHES AND PAINS; NAUSEA AND VOMITING OF PREGNANCY; GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX; CONSTIPATION; STRESS, ANXIETY, AND INSOMNIA; UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS; URINARY TRACT INFECTION; VAGINAL INFECTIONS; THREATENED MISCARRIAGE; PREECLAMPSIA; PARTUS PREPARATORS AND LABOR AIDS
COMMENT ON PARTUS PREPARATORSCHAPTER 8. Lactation, Breastfeeding, and the Postpartum Period; DURING PREGNANCY; BIRTH; BREASTFEEDING; BREASTFEEDING PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS; POSTPARTUM MOOD DISORDERS; SECTION Three: The Nervous System; CHAPTER 9. Headaches; TENSION-TYPE HEADACHES; CHAPTER 10. Migraine Headaches; CLASSIFICATION OF MIGRAINE HEADACHE; PATHOGENESIS OF MIGRAINE; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 11. Depression; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 12. Insomnia; TREATMENT OPTIONS; CHAPTER 13. Cognitive Disorders and Dementia; DIAGNOSIS; INTEGRATIVE TREATMENT STRATEGIES
SECTION Four: INTRODUCTION Medical ConditionsCHAPTER 14. Heart Disease; PREVENTION AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES; CHAPTER 15. Breast Cancer; BREAST CANCER RISK; CONVENTIONAL THERAPY; INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE; CHAPTER 16. Vaginal Health; ORIGIN OF INFECTION; DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 17. Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer; CAUSES OF CERVICAL CANCER; SYMPTOMS OF CERVICAL CANCER; PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIA WITH NUTRITION AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS; CHAPTER 18. Urinary Tract Infection; SYMPTOMS OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION; DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED CYSTITIS
TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCESPREVENTION; CHAPTER 19. Bone Health and Osteoporosis; DIAGNOSIS OF OSTEOPOROSIS; TREATMENT; GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AVOIDING FRACTURES; SUMMARY; APPENDIX: Botanical Products; Index
Summary: This book covers the most common areas of concern in women''s health. It provides a truly integrative approach, showing when, how, and for whom complementary/integrative therapies can benefit women in continuity with their regular medical care. This is an evidence-based, clinically-oriented book that presents the background and range of complementary and alternative therapies related to common medical conditions and functional complaints and disorders. It summarizes and analyzes scientific studies on the safety and efficacy of these therapies for various women''s health conditions. Each chapter includes a description of commonly used treatments, discussions of safety issues (including adverse effects and drug interactions), a comprehensive summary and methodological assessment of clinical trials on the subject (with animal and in vitro data included as appropriate), and advice on counseling patients.Provides a clear review of the scientific evidence relating complementary and integrative medicine to the care of women.Offers a roadmap to the options in the treatment of women with complementary and integrative medicine - expanding the clinician''s practice, whatever their specialty, with realistic possibilities.Features comprehensive coverage of safety issues.Written by leading experts in the field.Sidebars within each chapter provide at-a-glance advice for patients and practitioners.Includes key coverage of non-gynecologic issues such as nutrition, headache, depression, cancer, and heart disease.Offers comprehensive coverage of commonly used treatments and related safety issues, such as possible adverse effects and drug interactions, plus a helpful appendix on Botanical Products.A focused table of contents makes it easy to find the right treatment for each patient based on their condition.Features advice on talking with patients about self-treatments they may have read about in books or on the Internet.
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Front Cover; Women's Health in Complementary and Integrative Medicine: A Clinical Guide; Copyright Page; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; SECTION One: Current Concerns About Women's Health; CHAPTER 1. Communicating with Patients About Complementary and Integrative Medicine; WHAT IS COMPLEMENTARY/ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE?; WHO USES CAM?; HEALTH AND WELLNESS; CHAPTER 2. Weight Loss Products; DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND WEIGHT LOSS; SECTION Two: Reproductive Biology; CHAPTER 3. Premenstrual Syndrome; CLASSIFICATION OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME; CLINICAL EVALUATION OF PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROMEMIND/BODY; CHAPTER 4. Menstrual Cramps; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 5. Endometriosis; EVALUATION; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 6. Menopause; MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS AND THERAPIES; HERBS AND OTHER THERAPIES; CHAPTER 7. Integrative Strategies During Pregnancy; STRETCH MARKS; MUSCULAR ACHES AND PAINS; NAUSEA AND VOMITING OF PREGNANCY; GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX; CONSTIPATION; STRESS, ANXIETY, AND INSOMNIA; UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS; URINARY TRACT INFECTION; VAGINAL INFECTIONS; THREATENED MISCARRIAGE; PREECLAMPSIA; PARTUS PREPARATORS AND LABOR AIDS

COMMENT ON PARTUS PREPARATORSCHAPTER 8. Lactation, Breastfeeding, and the Postpartum Period; DURING PREGNANCY; BIRTH; BREASTFEEDING; BREASTFEEDING PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS; POSTPARTUM MOOD DISORDERS; SECTION Three: The Nervous System; CHAPTER 9. Headaches; TENSION-TYPE HEADACHES; CHAPTER 10. Migraine Headaches; CLASSIFICATION OF MIGRAINE HEADACHE; PATHOGENESIS OF MIGRAINE; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 11. Depression; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 12. Insomnia; TREATMENT OPTIONS; CHAPTER 13. Cognitive Disorders and Dementia; DIAGNOSIS; INTEGRATIVE TREATMENT STRATEGIES

SECTION Four: INTRODUCTION Medical ConditionsCHAPTER 14. Heart Disease; PREVENTION AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES; CHAPTER 15. Breast Cancer; BREAST CANCER RISK; CONVENTIONAL THERAPY; INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE; CHAPTER 16. Vaginal Health; ORIGIN OF INFECTION; DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT; CHAPTER 17. Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer; CAUSES OF CERVICAL CANCER; SYMPTOMS OF CERVICAL CANCER; PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CERVICAL DYSPLASIA WITH NUTRITION AND DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS; CHAPTER 18. Urinary Tract Infection; SYMPTOMS OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION; DIAGNOSIS; TREATMENT OF UNCOMPLICATED CYSTITIS

TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCESPREVENTION; CHAPTER 19. Bone Health and Osteoporosis; DIAGNOSIS OF OSTEOPOROSIS; TREATMENT; GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AVOIDING FRACTURES; SUMMARY; APPENDIX: Botanical Products; Index

This book covers the most common areas of concern in women''s health. It provides a truly integrative approach, showing when, how, and for whom complementary/integrative therapies can benefit women in continuity with their regular medical care. This is an evidence-based, clinically-oriented book that presents the background and range of complementary and alternative therapies related to common medical conditions and functional complaints and disorders. It summarizes and analyzes scientific studies on the safety and efficacy of these therapies for various women''s health conditions. Each chapter includes a description of commonly used treatments, discussions of safety issues (including adverse effects and drug interactions), a comprehensive summary and methodological assessment of clinical trials on the subject (with animal and in vitro data included as appropriate), and advice on counseling patients.Provides a clear review of the scientific evidence relating complementary and integrative medicine to the care of women.Offers a roadmap to the options in the treatment of women with complementary and integrative medicine - expanding the clinician''s practice, whatever their specialty, with realistic possibilities.Features comprehensive coverage of safety issues.Written by leading experts in the field.Sidebars within each chapter provide at-a-glance advice for patients and practitioners.Includes key coverage of non-gynecologic issues such as nutrition, headache, depression, cancer, and heart disease.Offers comprehensive coverage of commonly used treatments and related safety issues, such as possible adverse effects and drug interactions, plus a helpful appendix on Botanical Products.A focused table of contents makes it easy to find the right treatment for each patient based on their condition.Features advice on talking with patients about self-treatments they may have read about in books or on the Internet.

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