As health care costs continue to skyrocket and the national debate on health care reform rages on, Americans are taking greater charge of their health. This revised edition of Natural Health, Natural Medicine equips readers with the latest information on prevention and treatment of many common ailments using alternative methods that are safe, natural, effective, and not as expensive as standard medical treatments.
"It spells out what you need to know to keep yourself in optimum health and to aviod the common debilitating diseases. Keep it handy, read it often." - Dean Ornish, M.D.
"Many regard this book as the bible of natural healing; but even those who are on the fence about alternative medicine should find it to be an entertaining, informative, and highly opinionated beginner's guide to achieving better health without conventional medicine." Amazon.com
"Emphasizing natural therapies that mobilize the body's own healing resources, Weil (U. of Arizona School of Medicine) provides a blueprint for low-cost, preventive health maintenance that is both a general guide on how to stay well and a reference manual to be consulted for specific symptoms. One of the best in a crowded field." Booknews, Inc.
About the Author:
Andrew Weil, M.D., has degrees in biology and medicine from Harvard University. Author of the best-selling Spontaneous Healing and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, he traveled the world experiencing and studying healers and healing systems and has earned an international reputation as an expert on alternative medicine, mind-body interactions, and medical botany. He is the associate director of the Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine and the director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.