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Natural Cures For Dummies



Natural Cures For Dummies

Scott J. Banks, Joe Kraynak (With), J. J. Virgin (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-1-119-03019-5 March 2015 432 Pages

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Find natural cures for more than 170 health conditions

Packed with over 170 remedies for the most common ailments, from arthritis to varicose veins, Natural Cures For Dummies will serve as your complete health advisor. This user-friendly reference arms you with information on the symptoms and the root causes of each problem along with a proven, natural, customized prescription. Whether you are looking for relief from a particular nagging ailment or simply wish to obtain optimum health, Natural Cures For Dummies gets you on track to approaching healthcare from a natural standpoint.

  • Offers clear, expert guidance on dietary changes, healing foods, and natural supplements to treat common conditions
  • Includes down-to-earth descriptions of health problems and the range of natural remedies that can be used to manage them
  • Shows you how natural cures can treat over 170 of the most common ailments
  • Demonstrates how you can dramatically boost your health and wellbeing the natural way

If you're navigating the sprawling world of alternative medicine and looking for a good place to start, Natural Cures For Dummies has you covered.

Foreword xv

Introduction 1

Part I: Stepping into the Wonderful World of Natural Cures 5

Chapter 1: Getting the Lowdown on Natural Cures 7

Chapter 2: Adopting a Natural Cures Diet and Lifestyle 17

Chapter 3: Sampling Different Approaches to Natural Cures 39

Part II: Curing Common Maladies: Trustworthy Treatments at Your Fingertips 65

Chapter 4: Treating Injuries and Minor Ailments 67

Chapter 5: Coughing and Sneezing? Curing Nose and Throat Conditions 85

Chapter 6: Combating Flus, Colds, and Infections 91

Chapter 7: Healing Skin, Hair, Scalp, and Nail Conditions 105

Chapter 8: Tuning In to Ear Problems 133

Chapter 9: Ogling Eye and Vision Problems 147

Chapter 10: Addressing Mouth and Dental Conditions 159

Chapter 11: Kicking Leg and Feet Conditions to the Curb 169

Chapter 12: Addressing Common Kiddie Health Issues 183

Chapter 13: Alleviating Allergies, Asthma, and Food Sensitivity/Intolerance 193

Chapter 14: Battling Digestive, Urinary, and Bowel Conditions 205

Chapter 15: Restoring Back, Joint, and Muscle Health 225

Chapter 16: Putting Sleep Issues to Bed 235

Chapter 17: Tackling Chronic Health Conditions 245

Chapter 18: Targeting Adrenal and Thyroid Conditions 271

Chapter 19: Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health Conditions 281

Chapter 20: Dealing with Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Issues 307

Part III: The Part of Tens 325

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Get the Most Out of Natural Medicine 327

Chapter 22: Ten Rules of the Road 333

Chapter 23: Ten Natural Cure Maxims 339

Part IV: Appendixes 345

Appendix A: Vitamins and Minerals 347

Appendix B: Nutritional Supplements 355

Appendix C: Natural Hormones 369

Appendix D: Herbs 373

Appendix E: Homeopathic Remedies 385

Appendix F: Aromatic Essential Oils 389

Index 397