Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, Updated and Expanded

Paperback | December 24, 2006

byDonal O'Mathuna

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The most complete resource of its kind on alternative medicine. Herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and alternative therapiesTheir specific usesWhich ones really work (and which ones don't)What to watch out for. Christian versus non-Christian approaches to holistic health. Clinically proven treatments versus unproven or quack treatments. Truths and fallacies about supernatural healing. Ancient medical lore: the historical, cultural, and scientific facts. And much, much moreAlternative Medicine is the first comprehensive guidebook to nontraditional medicine written from a distinctively Christian perspective. Keeping pace with the latest developments and research in alternative medicine, this thoroughly revised edition combines the most current information with an easy-to-use format. University lecturer and researcher Dónal O'Mathúna, PhD, and national medical authority Walt Larimore, MD, provide detailed and balanced answers to your most pressing questions about alternative medicine-and to other questions you wouldn't have thought to ask.Also includesTwo alphabetical reference sections:Alternative therapiesHerbal remedies, vitamins, and dietary supplementsA description of each therapy and remedy, an analysis of claims, results of actual studies, cautions, recommendations, and further resourcesHandy cross-references linking health problems with various alternative therapies and herbal remedies reviewed in the book

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The most complete resource of its kind on alternative medicine. Herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and alternative therapiesTheir specific usesWhich ones really work (and which ones don't)What to watch out for. Christian versus non-Christian approaches to holistic health. Clinically proven treatments versus unproven or quack treatme...

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With more entries than ever providing the most current, thorough, and balanced information available, this revised and expanded edition is the definitive resource on alternative medicine for Christians. It includes - Herbal remedies, supplements, and alternative therapies--their specific uses, which ones really work, and what to watch ...

Dónal O'Mathúna, PhD, has degrees in pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, and theology (focused on bioethics). He is a lecturer in healthcare ethics in the School of Nursing at Dublin City University, Ireland. Dr. O'Mathúna's long-time interest in alternative medicine has led to many publications in professional journals and the general medi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 1.3 inPublished:December 24, 2006Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310269997

ISBN - 13:9780310269991

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