Integrative Medicine

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Edition 04
Author Rakel, David
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Stay on the cutting edge of today's most promising trends in complementary and alternative medical treatments with Dr. David Rakel'sIntegrative Medicine, 4th Edition. Written by physicians who are experts in both traditional and integrative medicine, thishighly regarded, evidence-based reference covers therapies such as botanicals, supplements, mind-body, lifestyle choices, nutrition, exercise, spirituality, and more.Integrative Medicine, 4th Editionuses a clinical, disease-oriented approach, offering practical guidance for reducing costs and improving patient care.

Table of Contents
PART I: INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE1 Philosophy of Integrative Medicine 2 C reating Optimal Healing Environments 3 The Healing Encounter 4 The Whole Health ProcessPART II: INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO DISEASESECTION I AFFECTIVE DISORDERS5 Depression 6 Anxiety 7 Attention Deficit Disorder 8 Autism Spectrum Disorder 9 Insomnia 10 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)SECTION II NEUROLOGY11 A lzheimer Disease 12 Headache 13 Peripheral Neuropathy 14 Multiple Sclerosis 15 Parkinson's DiseaseSECTION III INFECTIOUS DISEASE16 Otitis Media 17 Chronic Sinusitis 18 Viral Upper Respiratory Infection 19 HIV Disease and AIDS 20 Herpes Simplex Virus 21 Chronic Hepatitis 22 Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) 23 Lyme DiseaseSECTION IV CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE24 Hypertension 25 Heart Failure 26 Coronary Artery Disease 27 Dyslipidemia 28 ArrhythmiasSECTION V ALLERGY/INTOLERANCE29 Asthma 30 The Allergic Patient 31 Food Allergy and IntoleranceSECTION VI METABOLIC/ENDOCRINE DISORDERS32 Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome 33 Diabetes Mellitus 34 Hypothyroidism 35 Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 36 Osteoporosis 37 An Integrative Approach to Obesity 38 MTHFR, Homocysteine and Nutrient Needs 39 Adrenal FatigueSECTION VII NEPHROLOGY40 Chronic Kidney DiseaseSECTION VIII GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS41 Irritable Bowel Syndrome 42 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 43 Peptic Ulcer Disease 44 Cholelithiasis 45 Recurring Abdominal Pain in Pediatrics 46 ConstipationSECTION IX AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS47 Fibromyalgia 48 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 49 Rheumatoid Arthritis 50 Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseSECTION X OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY51 Preconception Counseling and Fertility 52 Labor Pain Management 53 Postdates Pregnancy 54 Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy 55 Managing Menopausal Symptoms 56 Premenstrual Syndrome 57 Dysmenorrhea 58 Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomata) 59 Vaginal DrynessSECTION XI UROLOGY60 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 61 Urolithiasis (Kidney and Bladder Stones) 62 Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome 63 Erectile Dysfunction 64 Testosterone DeficiencySECTION XII MUSCULOSKELETAL65 Osteoarthritis 66 Myofascial Pain Syndrome 67 Chronic Low Back Pain 68 Neck Pain 69 Gout 70 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 71 EpicondylosisSECTION XIII DERMATOLOGY72 Atopic Dermatitis 74 Urticaria 75 Aphthous Stomatitis 76 Seborrheic Dermatitis 77 Acne Vulgaris and Acne RosaceaSECTION XIV CANCER78 Breast Cancer 79 Lung Cancer 80 Prostate Cancer 81 Colorectal Cancer 82 Palliative and End-of-Life CareSECTION XV SUBSTANCE ABUSE83 Alcoholism and Substance AbuseSECTION XVI OPHTHALMOLOGY84 Cataracts 85 Age-Related Macular DegenerationPART III TOOLS FOR YOUR PRACTICESECTION IA LIFESTYLE: NUTRITION86 The Elimination Diet 87 Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load 88 Antiinflammatory Diet 89 The DASH Diet 90 The FODMaP DietSECTION IB LIFESTYLE: EXERCISE91 Writing an Exercise Prescription 92 Therapeutic Breathing 93 Low Back Pain ExercisesSECTION II MIND-BODY94 Relaxation Techniques 95 Self-Hypnosis Techniques 96 Enhancing Heart Rate Variability 97 Guided Imagery and Interactive Guided Imagery 98 Journaling for Health 99 Forgiveness 100 Recommending Meditation 101 Motivational Interviewing 102 Emotional Awareness for Pain 103 Energy PsychologySECTION III BIOCHEMICAL104 Prescribing Botanicals 105 Prescribing Probiotics 106 Detoxification 107 Chelation Therapy 108 Integrative Strategies for Planetary HealthSECTION IV BIOMECHANICAL109 Strain/Counterstrain 110 Acupuncture for Headache 111 Acupuncture for Nausea and Vomiting 112 Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain 113 Nasal Irrigation for Upper Respiratory ConditionsSECTION V BIOENERGETICS114 Integrating Spiritual Assessment and Care 115 Therapeutic Homeopathy 116 Biofield TherapiesSECTION VI OTHER117 Creating a Greener Clinic: The Impact of Global Warming on Health 118 Integrative Medicine for the Underserved