Integrative Womens Health

Paperback | December 1, 2015

EditorVictoria Maizes, Tieraona Low Dog

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Integrative Women's Health remains the only in-depth, broad-based reference on integrative women's health written for health professionals. It helps providers address not only women's reproductive health, but also conditions that manifest differently in women than in men, includingcardiovascular disease, arthritis, HIV, depression, and cancer. The text presents the best evidence, in a clinically relevant manner, for the safe and effective use of herbs, vitamins, diet, and mind-body strategies alongside conventional medical treatments. As leading educators in integrativemedicine, editors Dr. Maizes and Dr. Low Dog demonstrate how clinicians can implement their recommendations in practice, going beyond practical care to examine how to motivate patients, enhance a health history, and understand the spiritual dimensions of healing. In managing the patient, alternativetherapies are never seen as substitutes for mainstream medical care, but always "integrated" into the overall regimen, and always subjected to the best available evidence. New to this second edition are chapters on environmental medicine and women's reproduction, thyroid health, and lesbian health.

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Integrative Women's Health remains the only in-depth, broad-based reference on integrative women's health written for health professionals. It helps providers address not only women's reproductive health, but also conditions that manifest differently in women than in men, includingcardiovascular disease, arthritis, HIV, depression, and...

Victoria Maizes is the Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and an Associate Professor of Medicine, Family Medicine, and Public Health at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Tieraona Low Dog is the Director of the Fellowship at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a Clinical Associate P...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:864 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:December 1, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190214791

ISBN - 13:9780190214791

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Table of Contents

I. Lifestyle1. Integrative Approach to Women's Health2. Nutrition3. Dietary Supplements4. Physical Activity5. Mind-Body Therapies6. Healthy AgingII. Systems and Modalities7. Traditional Chinese Medicine8. Ayurveda9. Energy Medicine10. Homeopathy11. Manual MedicineIII. Reproductive Health12. Premenstrual Syndrome13. Vaginitis14. Preconception Counseling and Fertility15. Pregnancy and Lactation16. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome17. Endometriosis18. Chronic Pelvic Pain19. Menopause20. Prevention of Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer21. Breast Cancer Prevention and TreatmentIV. Common Conditions in Women22. Hypothyroidism23. Anxiety24. Depression25. Urinary Tract Infections26. Irritable Bowel Syndrome27. Headaches28. Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue29. Rheumatoid Arthritis30. Eating Disorders31. Cardiovascular Diseases in Women32. OsteoporosisV. Special Topics in Women's Health33. Sexuality34. Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health35. Environmental Exposures and Women's Health36. Women, Soul Wounds and Integrative Medicine37. Women's Health: Epilogue