of people use alternative medicine to improve their health and
well-being. According to JAMA (Journal of American Medical
Association), in 1997, 4 of 10 Americans used some form of alternative
or complementary medicine. Americans spend annually over $27.2 billion
on alternative therapies, products, books, classes and services.
| Unique among alternative medicine books, Mountains and Rivers: Complementing Your Healthcare with Alternative Medicine,
presents fifteen fascinating alternative medicine therapies that can be
easily integrated or harmonized with traditional medicine to achieve a
positive effect on your health. Interesting, and sometimes
controversial, topics including acupuncture, herbal medicine,
nutritional supplements, Homeopathy, magnet therapy, meditation,
aromatherapy, Ayurveda, music therapy, Tai Chi Chuan, Yoga and others
are presented as complementary therapies that could dramatically
improve your health and well-being.
The book is an
excellent reference and lists sources for additional study.
Mountains and Rivers
Complementing Your Healthcare With Alternative Medicine
by Jonathan M. Klemens
1st Books Library, 2003