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Anxiety

Roberta Lee.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5969 words.

Anxiety disorders affect approximately 40 million American adults or 18% of the population in a given year. Anxiety disorders are categorized into subtypes: panic disorder,...

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Anxiety

Roberta Lee.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6664 words.

Anxiety is a condition commonly encountered in clinical practice. In fact anxiety disorders affect 40 million American adults, or 18% of the population in a given year. This chapter...

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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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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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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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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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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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