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Bone Health

George E. Muñoz.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information; Rheumatology. 7458 words.

This chapter on bone health looks through the prism of “Integrative Rheumatology”, refocusing old paradigm constructs and creating new templates by which men’s health may be impacted in...

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Breast Cancer

Susan Love and Dixie J. Mills.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5483 words.

Breast cancer risk appears to be correlated with high levels of endogenous estrogen at certain lifetime periods, including in utero, puberty, and menopause. Increasing age is a risk factor...

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Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Dawn Lemanne.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 8926 words.

Breast cancer prevention and treatment are aided by an integrative approach. Although breast cancer is common, most women survive the disease. Risk factors include heredity, age, circadian...

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Cancer Related Pain

David C. Leopold.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4955 words.

Pain affects the majority of those treated for cancer, especially advanced cases. Less than half of patients with cancer pain will be provided adequate pain relief. Pain in those with...

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Cancer-Related Pain: Integrative Treatments

David C. Leopold.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 7326 words.

Mind-Body therapies such as biofeedback, meditation and mindfulness based stress reduction provide self-management approaches and have been shown to reduce cancer pain. Exercise tailored to...

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Cardiovascular Diseases in Women

Vivian A. Kominos.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 16834 words.

Cardiovascular disease is largely preventable, yet it kills one out of every three women. This chapter reviews evidence-based methods of primary and secondary prevention. Emphasis is placed...

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Cardiovascular Health

Vivian A. Kominos.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 12622 words.

Since cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects women differently than men, it is only fitting that CVD be examined separately for women. Chapter 35 summarizes what is currently known about the...

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Care of the elderly medicine

Edited by Elaine Jolly, Andrew Fry and Afzal Chaudhry.

in Training in Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Caring for Others. 11540 words.

Chapter 4 covers the basic science and clinical topics relating to care of the elderly which trainees are required to learn as part of their basic training and demonstrate in the MRCP. It...

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Central Pain States

Richard E. Harris.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3021 words.

This chapter advocates for an approach to pain management that acknowledges a patient’s account of pain, recognizes the cluster of symptoms and conditions that can accompany pain, and...

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Central Sensitization Syndrome

Gary Kaplan.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4996 words.

Given the frequency of the comorbidity of chronic pain and other neuropsychiatric conditions it is not surprising that these diseases share overlapping pathophysiologic processes in the...

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