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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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Aromatherapy in the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction and Relationship Problems

Mindy Green.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 11398 words.

Aromatherapy and its tools, essential oils, can be useful adjuncts to any other type of treatment for sexual dysfunction and relationship problems. Functional fragrance naturally derived...

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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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The Benefits of Water Therapy for Sexual and Pelvic Problems

Alexa Fleckenstein.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 12401 words.

Hydrotherapy holds promise for certain sexual and pelvic problems: Water that hits the skin acts on the entire body, triggering the neuro-endocrine-immune system, the brain, the gut-brain,...

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Birth Control Pills and Hormonal Contraception

Barbara Bartlik, Amandeep Kaur, Chelsea Schoen and Julie Kolzet.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7964 words.

This chapter reviews the existing literature on the use of hormonal contraception (HC) and sexual functioning. In the cases where HC has been shown to lead to a decrease in sexual...

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Botanicals (Adaptogens and Others) that Support or Stimulate Desire

Eric Yarnell.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7217 words.

Botanical medicines can play an important role in helping men and women with sexual dysfunction. Marketing hype has distorted their role, and illegal adulteration of herbal products with...

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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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