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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Angela Gabriel and Tiffany C. Hoyt.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 4745 words.

This chapter introduces Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and discusses how it can serve the geriatric population. Aging is viewed in TCM as a natural progression of the life cycle, with a...

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Aging, Brain Plasticity, and Integrative Preventive Medicine

Michael M. Merzenich.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 12658 words.

This chapter reviews aging and the brain from an important, alternative, still-underappreciated scientific and medical perspective. It briefly describes the history of brain...

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Auricular Therapy

Terry Oleson.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5737 words.

Auricular Therapy, also called Auriculotherapy, is both a diagnostic and an integrative treatment procedure that is used for pain relief and the alleviation of addictions. The principles of...

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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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Bioethical Issues in Integrative Geriatrics

Katalin Roth.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 3560 words.

Many older persons use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and an integrative approach is very consistent with the holistic model of geriatric “slow medicine.” Ethical practice...

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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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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 Disease

Mara Caroline, Ryan Bradley and Mimi Guarneri.

in Integrative Geriatric Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Primary Care. 9237 words.

The older population is challenging to treat for numerous reasons, including comorbid conditions and increased susceptibility to adverse drug reactions, limiting medical therapy. They are...

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