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Ayurveda

Premal Patel.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4294 words.

Ayurveda is translated as the “science or knowledge of life.” Life, according to Ayurveda, is the inseparable and integral union of mind, body, and spirit. The key in this union is balance....

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Ayurveda

Premal Patel.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4312 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the ancient healing system of Ayurveda as well as some key perspectives on topics specific to women. It begins with the basics of the three doshas...

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Ayurveda and Men’s Health

Walter W. Mills and Rachel Freidman.

in Integrative Men's Health

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Patient Education and Information. 7523 words.

Ayurveda is traditional medicine from India, dating back 5000 years. It is based on five master elements that combine to form 3 general primary patterns, doshas, or mind-body principles...

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An Ayurvedic Approach to Chronic Pain with Stress

Valencia Porter.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3402 words.

Ayurveda is a longstanding medical system that approaches health through a deep understanding of individual factors and comprehensive lifestyle approaches. Research has demonstrated the...

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Biofeedback for Chronic Pain

Richard Gevirtz and Robin Beltran.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5080 words.

Biofeedback is a noninvasive, patient centered treatment that allows patients to learn to control physiological response to pain. Evidence suggests that underlying autonomic dysregulation...

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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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