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Smart Medicine for Healthier Living : Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults [Paperback]

By Janet Zand (Author) & James B. LaValle (Author)
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Item description for Smart Medicine for Healthier Living : Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults by Janet Zand & James B. LaValle...

Covers herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupressure, diet, and nutritional supplements as well as more conventional medical practices

Publishers Description
Smart Medicine for Healthier Living is a complete A-to-Z guide to the most common ailments and disorders and their treatments, using both alternative care and conventional medicine. This unique book is designed to give you quick and easy access to up-to-date information and advice regarding your personal health and safety.

Smart Medicine for Healthier Living is divided into three parts. Part One explains the full spectrum of approaches used to effectively treat health problems. It provides an overview of the fundamentals and uses of conventional medicine, herbal medicine, homeopathy, acupressure, diet, and nutritional supplements. Part Two contains a comprehensive A-to-Z listing of the various health problems--from asthma to the common cold to toxoplasmosis. Each entry in this section clearly explains the problem and offers specific advice using a variety of approaches. Where appropriate, highlighted emergency treatments are included for quick and easy reference. Part Three provides step-by-step guidance on using many therapies and procedures suggested in Part Two--from locating acupressure points to preparing herbal remedies.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Smart Medicine for Healthier Living : Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults by Janet Zand & James B. LaValle has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Library Journal Supplements - 05/01/1999 page 28
  • Kirkus Reviews - 07/15/1999 page 1126
  • Publishers Weekly - 07/19/1999 page 191
  • Ingram Advance - 08/01/1999 page 45
  • Library Journal - 09/01/1999 page 183

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Avery Trade
Pages   657
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.14" Width: 7.32" Height: 1.4"
Weight:   2.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 1999
Publisher   Avery
Age  18
ISBN  0895298678  
ISBN13  9780895298676  
UPC  735918021952  

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More About Janet Zand & James B. LaValle

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Janet Zand, ND, OMD, LAc, is the cofounder and formulator of ZAND Herbal Formulas. She is a nationally respected author, lecturer, practitioner, and nutritional product developer whose work has helped thousands of people achieve better health. She is a naturopathic physician, a doctor of oriental medicine, and a board and nationally certified acupuncturist. Ms. Zand lectures across the country, speaking on natural medicine to both health-care professionals and the general public.

Allan N. Spreen, MD, CNC, received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University Medical School. Dr. Spreen later established a successful nutrition therapy practice in Jacksonville, Florida, where he provided alternatives for patients intolerant of or unsuccessful with conventional drug therapies. He then went on to found The Nutrition PhysicianTM, a nutrition therapy information service that offers guidance for those seeking drug-free nutritional alternatives. He now writes, speaks, and consults full time to disseminate nutrition therapy information.

Dr. James B. LaValle, RPh, DHM, ND, CCN, is a nationally recognized figure in the field of natural therapeutics. He served as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Cincinnati College for fourteen years and currently serves as Adjunct Professor in Metabolic Medicine at the University of South Florida Medical School. He has written and developed hundreds of articles and seminars for health-care professionals and is the author of seventeen books.

Janet Zand currently resides in Malibu, in the state of California.

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Reviews - What do customers think about Smart Medicine for Healthier Living : Practical A-Z Reference to Natural and Conventional Treatments for Adults?

Great Book   Jul 20, 2007
What I luv about this book is that it tells you what to expect from traditional medicine and what you can do for yourself through herbal and homeopathy. Very thorough and easy to find information in the index.
Highly Recommend  Feb 12, 2007
Great book with lots of choices on how proactive you want to be with your health. Good information to read before going to the doctors, or making alternative lifestyle choices for your well being. Doesn't push one method over another, just the facts. Great reference book for any home.
Practical advice from a MD, an OMD, and Nutritionist  Jan 31, 2007
This book is a wonderful guide to maintaining good health. It embraces Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Natural Remedies, and Nutrition.
Excellent book  Nov 10, 2006
This book is great. It gives you a variety of solutions to your health issues that fits you individually. It helps you make informative decisions regarding your health. I originally bought Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child. I was happy to find the same version for adults. Great Buy - Helps you determine if your condition merits your own personal care or a physicians.
how to treat a stye?  Mar 25, 2006
I got this book and the one for our kids, my husband woke up with a stye in his eye a couple of days after receiving this book. He wanted to run to the Dr., I asked him to wait and followed the instructions the book provided, i like how it gave us many different ways to treat it. I used the homeopathic way and in a day and a half it was gone, it went from this horrible red, bloodshot eye to normal!!Amamzing, my mainstrean husband was very impressed. I really enjoy this book it gives me the power to heal our aliments in a healthy way and I save on the co-pays at the dr. office:)

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