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Cervical Cancer

Lise Alschuler.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4824 words.

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, and is the most common female cancer in many developing countries (Rock et al. 2000). Just a century ago, cervical...

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Chemical Water Pollution and Human Health

Christopher P. Weis and Donald E. Tillitt.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9522 words.

Human activities associated with environmental degradation are threatening urban and rural water supplies throughout the world. Although water quality in the United States surpasses that in...

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Chronic Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Robert A. Bonakdar.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6990 words.

Chronic Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome are associated with reduced quality of life and satisfaction with care often due to significant and undertreated comorbidities....

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Chronic Pain

Ronald J. Kulich, Jordan Backstrom and Erica Healey.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4318 words.

Chronic pain management is often considered to fall within the scope of complimentary practice, a disease state replete with psychosocial factors that require ongoing assessment. This...

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Chronic Pediatric Pain

Mark Connelly and Joy A. Weydert.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5542 words.

Pain that recurs or persists over many months is surprisingly common among both healthy and chronically ill children, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) methods frequently are...

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Chronic Pelvic Pain

Bettina Herbert.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6154 words.

Though there are myriad etiologies of Chronic pelvic pain (CPP), common therapeutic targets include inflammation, somatic dysfunction and psychological disturbances. Inflammation may be...

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Chronic Pelvic Pain

Bettina Herbert.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5907 words.

Chapter 19 discusses Chronic Pelvic Pain, and looks at the difficult journeys of three women that illustrate, in part, the oft -overlooked role of nonphysiologic changes in body mechanics...

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Chronic Pelvic Pain

Bettina Herbert.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6568 words.

Chronic pelvic pain impacts up to 25% of women over the course of their lives. The causes of pelvic pain, including anatomical malalignment, somatic dysfunction, postpartum pain,...

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Classic Toxicology vs. New Science

Laura N. Vandenberg.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9596 words.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are compounds that interfere with hormone action. Many EDCs are agonists or antagonists of estrogen, androgen, or thyroid hormone receptors. EDCs are...

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The Clinician as Intervention

Robert Rhode.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5154 words.

Pain cannot be measured by electrodiagnostic or radiologic means in any clinically meaningful way. As such, pain is assessed first hand by the patient, and second hand by the treating...

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