Integrative Mens Health

Paperback | February 28, 2014

EditorMyles D. Spar, George E. Munoz

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As a field, men's health is far behind women's health in terms of the availability of reliable, scientifically based information that men, their partners, and health care providers can rely on when seeking information and treatment. Moreover, integrative approaches are becoming more popularwith men whose healthcare providers understand that most of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in men, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, urologic disease, and sexual dysfunction, can be ameliorated using an integrative approach, with more emphasis on the patient-providerrelationship, lifestyle change, and the use of proven complementary modalities. Integrative Men's Health provides an evidence-based perspective on the health problems that affect men and the ways in which such problems may be prevented or treated utilizing a broad armamentarium of approaches - from conventional tools to complementary modalities. All chapters take intoconsideration of all the factors that influence men's health including body, mind, and spirit in a way that neither rejects alternative approaches nor accepts any of them uncritically.

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As a field, men's health is far behind women's health in terms of the availability of reliable, scientifically based information that men, their partners, and health care providers can rely on when seeking information and treatment. Moreover, integrative approaches are becoming more popularwith men whose healthcare providers understand...

Myles D. Spar is Medical Director and Director of the Mens Clinic at the Akasha Center for Integrative Medicine. George E. Munoz is Chief Medical Officer at The Oasis Institute Integrative Medicine And Disease Prevention Clinic, and Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Arthritis: Osteoporosis Research and Treatment Center, Inc.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:February 28, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Integrative Health and Medicine for Men2. Nutritional Therapies for Men's Health3. Dietary Supplements and Men's Health4. Mind-Body Medicine and Men's Health5. Spirituality6. Physical Activity and Men's Health7. Traditional Chinese Medicine8. Ayurveda and Men's Health9. Homeopathy for Men's Health10. Men's Integrative Cardiology11. Urology12. Men's Sexual Function and Sexual Health13. Testosterone Deficiency and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)14. Bone Health15. Gastrointestinal Disease in Men16. Integrative Treatment of Common Cancers in Men17. Dermatologic Conditions18. Healthy Aging19. Environmental Toxins and Men's Health20. Future of Men's Health