Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 154
Release: 2020-07-22
ISBN 10: 0128175796
ISBN 13: 9780128175798
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book Review:

Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, volume six in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, presents the structure, function and pathology of the cardiovascular system from Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine perspectives. Sections discuss cardiac acu-anatomy, including cardiac cells and heart structure, gastrointestinal cells and mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine structures, and more, while other chapters cover the qi, yin and yang roles in cardiac rhythm and pumping actions and the pathology of the heart and vascular system and the zang and fu relationship with other body organs. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base that will guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners. Provides evidence for the mainstreaming of acu-meridian theory and pathophysiology Explores the detailed connection between heart dysfunction and the disease mechanisms of other organ systems Combines western medicine anatomy and pathophysiology with TCM aspects of essence, qi, blood and body fluid concept, production and function to explain the cardiovascular system dysfunction, it’s independent role and dependent interactions with the functions of other organ systems

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2019-11-02
ISBN 10: 0128175710
ISBN 13: 9780128175712
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance Book Review:

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance, volume four in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides a systematic perspective of therapeutic priority by examining the homeostasis of the body, mind and spirit through Ayurveda philosophies and universal attributes, including five key elements. Holism, patient compliance and ethics in medicine are discussed, as are responsibility, awareness and guidance for compliance in cardiac patients. Finally, strategies of compliant patients outline and compare Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for dietary laws and recovery techniques, utilizing both systems for personal benefit and what compliance means and looks like in clinical settings. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine, while also providing a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between practitioners. Provides the concepts of disease mechanisms in traditional medicine systems and treatment approaches with a comparison to concepts of disease causation and principles of treatment in modern medicine Bridges the gap between allopathic and traditional medicine into a cohesive and understandable plan to establish rationale for the inclusion of TCM and Ayurvedic principles in cardiovascular care Integrates Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda for a realistic scope of treating the cardiovascular patient and identifying future areas of research

Ten Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine

Ten Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine
Author: Huang Huang
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 337
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9780939616688
ISBN 13: 0939616688
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ten Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine Book Review:

Ten Key Formula Families in Chinese Medicine provides a practical path to a deeper understanding of traditional Chinese herbal formulas. Dr. Huang discusses the core aspects of the ten most important families of formulas in the classical formula tradition in a way that is both profound and accessible. By introducing the concept of constitutions and the attendant vulnerabilities of those constitutions to certain types of disorders, he hands the reader a very useful key to understanding how and when to use these formulas in the clinic. The ten families of formulas are grouped around the following herbs: Cinnamon - Cinnamomi Ramulus (gu zh) Ephedra - Ephedrae Herba (m hung) Bupleurum - Bupleuri Radix (chi h) Gypsum - Gypsum fibrosum (sh go) Rhubarb - Rhei Radix et Rhizoma (d hung) Coptis - Coptidis Rhizoma (hung lin) Aconite accessory root - Aconiti Radix lateralis preparata (zh f z) Dried ginger - Zingiberis Rhizoma (gn jing) Astragalus - Astragali Radix (hung q) Pinellia - Pinelliae Rhizoma preparatum (zh bn xi) For each family of formulas, Dr. Huang describes the associated presentation and constitutional aspects common to all members of the family, then turns to the individual formulas that are especially useful for treating particular aspects of that presentation. The discussion is embellished with case histories and relevant clinical research.

Veterinary Herbal Medicine E Book

Veterinary Herbal Medicine E Book
Author: Susan G. Wynn,Barbara Fougere
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2006-12-06
ISBN 10: 032307037X
ISBN 13: 9780323070379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Herbal Medicine E Book Book Review:

This full-color reference offers practical, evidence-based guidance on using more than 120 medicinal plants, including how to formulate herbal remedies to treat common disease conditions. A body-systems based review explores herbal medicine in context, offering information on toxicology, drug interactions, quality control, and other key topics. More than 120 herbal monographs provide quick access to information on the historical use of the herb in humans and animals, supporting studies, and dosing information. Includes special dosing, pharmacokinetics, and regulatory considerations when using herbs for horses and farm animals. Expanded pharmacology and toxicology chapters provide thorough information on the chemical basis of herbal medicine. Explores the evolutionary relationship between plants and mammals, which is the basis for understanding the unique physiologic effects of herbs. Includes a body systems review of herbal remedies for common disease conditions in both large and small animals. Discusses special considerations for the scientific research of herbs, including complex and individualized interventions that may require special design and nontraditional outcome goals.

Constitutional Facial Acupuncture E Book

Constitutional Facial Acupuncture   E Book
Author: Mary Elizabeth Wakefield
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2014-04-08
ISBN 10: 0702054356
ISBN 13: 9780702054358
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Constitutional Facial Acupuncture E Book Book Review:

We are re-defining the face of ageing on a daily basis, with the Baby Boom generation in the vanguard, followed by younger generations who are similarly intrigued by non-invasive natural solutions that are integrative rather than purely cosmetic. Constitutional Facial Acupuncture has begun to make an impact on popular culture and outmoded perceptions about the nature of authentic beauty and the ageing process. Acupuncturists who practice in this field are increasingly expected to have specialized training and knowledge, outside the customary parameters of the more traditional approaches. This book introduces a complete Constitutional Facial Acupuncture protocol that is comprehensive, effective and clearly organized, with illustrative color photographs and facial needling diagrams. Its strong constitutional components are unique, adhere to the principles of Chinese medicine, and are rooted in the three levels of treatment – Jing, Ying and Wei. A new and detailed Constitutional Facial Acupuncture protocol highlights acu-muscle points, Shen imbalances, lines and wrinkles, needling technique, relevant points and their locations. A comprehensive constitutional treatment approach A customized, modular topical herbal protocol that is enriched with the use of essential oils and natural cleansers, creams, etc. Practical step-by-step instructions on how to integrate the needling protocols with the topical herbs, jade rollers, gem eye discs, etc. A complete Constitutional Facial Acupuncture needling protocol for 12 problematic areas of the facial landscape, i.e., droopy eyelids, sagging neck, crow’s feet, sunken cheeks, etc. Contraindications, benefits, and personal advice drawn from the author’s 30+ years of experience An essential text for students or practitioners of facial acupuncture, and also for those readers who are interested in the field of "healthy aging"

Herbal and Traditional Medicine

Herbal and Traditional Medicine
Author: Lester Packer,Sissi Wachtel-Galor,Choon Nam Ong,Barry Halliwell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1275
Release: 2004-08-30
ISBN 10: 0824752082
ISBN 13: 9780824752088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbal and Traditional Medicine Book Review:

Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine in countries around the world, this reference reviews and evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. With over 3,550 current references, the book highlights the role of herbal medicine in national health care while providing case studies of widely used herbal remedies and their effects on human health and wellness and the need for the design and performance of methodologically sound clinical trials for the plethora of herbal medicines.

Chinese Herbal Formulas Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies E Book

Chinese Herbal Formulas  Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies E Book
Author: Yifan Yang
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2010-01-26
ISBN 10: 070204783X
ISBN 13: 9780702047831
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chinese Herbal Formulas Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies E Book Book Review:

Traditionally the study of Chinese herbal formulas has involved memorizing hundreds of classic formulas, and recognizing and summarizing the relevant treatment rules and formula-making strategies in order to create appropriate formulas for treatment. This new book by Yifan Yang, author of Chinese Herbal Medicines: Comparisons and Characteristics (which pioneered the comparative method of single herb study), introduces a new approach to formula study. The reader is shown how to use the basic treatment rules and composition strategies, abstrated from hundreds of formulas, in order to create individual formulas for treating a variety of syndromes. The method is clear and easy to understand, with a systematic approach and an emphasis on essential knowledge. Key features 19 common syndromes and 60 sub-syndromes are described and discussed in detail, illustrated with clear line drawings Chinese diagnosis of syndromes are realated to the Western disease names Treatment principles and plans are given for each syndrome Principles of herb selection are introduced with recommendations and explanations of specific herbs in relation to each syndrome 166 classic formulas are given as examples Treatment strategies in complicated syndromes, treatment sequences, cautionary advice for herbs and combinations with Western drugs, dosage management in a variety of conditions and commonly used pairs of herbs are all discussed Detailed indexes and contents lists facilitate quick reference and searching within the text. Chinese Herbal Formulas: Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies is written by an experienced practitioner and lecturer of Chinese herbal medicine. It is the ideal companion to Chinese Herbal Medicines: Comparisons and Characteristics, by the same author.

The Failing Heart

The Failing Heart
Author: Naranjan S. Dhalla
Publsiher: Raven Press
Total Pages: 524
Release: 1995
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015035021438
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Failing Heart Book Review:

(Proc./Intl Conf. 5/94) Topics inc. atrial defibrillation & congestive heart failure trmt of symptomatic heart failure.

SARS

SARS
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2004-01-01
ISBN 10: 9789241546430
ISBN 13: 9241546433
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

SARS Book Review:

SARS is a newly identified human infection caused by a corona virus unlike any other known human or animal virus in its family. The analysis of epidemiological information obtained from the sites of the outbreaks of SARS is still underway but the overall case fatality ratio is known to approach 11% although the rate among the elderly is much higher. Currently the major challenges for the treatment of SARS are: the source of the SARS virus and mode of transmission are still not well understood; there are problems with diagnostic tools; there is no effective treatment; and there is no vaccine for SARS. The above-mentioned difficulties and challenges have motivated national authorities health workers and scientists to explore the potential of complementary treatment. The results of research on integrated treatment with TCM and Western medicine showed that it is safe and that it also has some potential clinical benefits. Therefore the experts suggested that records of such experience could serve as reference material for treatment of SARS in the future. This publication is intended to share experience in the complementary treatment of SARS patients; share the experience of clinical studies in the field of traditional medicine for treatment of SARS between the physicians and researchers; and to further encourage and promote the quality of research in the filed of traditional medicine.

Debatable Topics in PCOS Patients

Debatable Topics in PCOS Patients
Author: N.K. Agrawal,Kiran Singh
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2018-02-14
ISBN 10: 9535138111
ISBN 13: 9789535138112
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Debatable Topics in PCOS Patients Book Review:

The book deliberates a wide range of the latest research issues on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The topics discussed include the diagnosis and management of PCOS, dwelling in more depth into the pathophysiology of the syndrome and its genetic and epigenetic basis. The book covers a contemplative discussion on the influence of changing lifestyle patterns on PCOS. The book also includes a number of chapters defining a detailed description of the associated morbidities of PCOS and its long-term sequelae. Since PCOS is quite prevalent globally, the book is also of great interest to the public. Providing detailed information suitable for patients and clinicians, it provides information about the various treatment regimens and screening recommendations for women having this condition.

Diagnosis of Endometrial Biopsies and Curettings

Diagnosis of Endometrial Biopsies and Curettings
Author: Michael Mazur,Robert J. Kurman
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2013-04-17
ISBN 10: 1475739435
ISBN 13: 9781475739435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diagnosis of Endometrial Biopsies and Curettings Book Review:

A logical approach to formulating a pathologic diagnosis from the diverse array of tissue received in the surgical pathology laboratory. The authors are both prominent gynaecologic pathologists, and this book is the result of their long-running Short Course presented at the International Academy of Pathology. Illustrations show typical artefacts and distortion and explain their impact on diagnostic interpretation, and each chapter includes a section on "Clinical Queries and Reporting" that summarises the features to be discussed in the final pathology report. Here is a strongly didactic approach to one of the most frequently ordered pathological examinations. You find superb illustrations on virtually every page and fast answers to everyday questions since emphasis is placed on clinically relevant material: commonly encountered specimens, common problems and common diagnostic issues.

Micro Acupuncture in Practice

Micro Acupuncture in Practice
Author: Yajuan Wang
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2008-05-14
ISBN 10: 0702036099
ISBN 13: 9780702036095
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Micro Acupuncture in Practice Book Review:

Unique and comprehensive, this resource thoroughly discusses the various micro-acupuncture systems with clear and clinically useful information for practice, including styles of practice throughout the world, overviews of each system, and treatment for common disorders. All micro systems are covered, including information on point locations and functions. Treatment protocols are given for more than 50 common diseases and conditions, providing the tools necessary for the most effective treatment of patients. The books readability, evidence-based approach, excellent organization, detailed illustrations, comprehensive coverage of all micro-systems, and practical therapeutic treatment guidelines for commonly seen conditions make it an essential for anyone treating patients with acupuncture. Covers all micro-acupuncture systems, including point locations and functions, providing you with a wide variety of clinical tools - all in one reference. Treatment protocols for more than 50 conditions, listed alphabetically for quick reference. Logically organized, with consistent coverage of introductory material, micro-systems, and treatment protocols. Clear and detailed illustrations and photos that show locations of acupuncture points and each micro-system’s relationship to the body, enhancing your understanding of treatment techniques. Based on current research with evidence behind the systems to ensure you are using the most authoritative information in the field. Author Yajuan Wang, an instructor at a major naturopathic university, has more than 20 years of clinical experience.

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2014-06-11
ISBN 10: 012420077X
ISBN 13: 9780124200777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book Review:

Combining the research and study of integrative Chinese and Western Medicine, Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine: A Prevention and Personalized Medicine Perspective presents a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese medicine and Western medicine practitioners. This complete reference work thoroughly covers the pathophysiology of cardiology-related diseases, and compares, juxtaposes, and integrates Western and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Anika Niambi Al-Shura provides a realistic scope of cardiology treatment and the integration of Western and Chinese medicine, establishing a basis for standardization and a rationale for the inclusion of TCM in cardiology, and identifying and inspiring ideas for future research. Integrates Western and Chinese medicine for a realistic scope of cardiology treatment Establishes basis for standardization and rationale for the inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine in cardiology "Clinical pearls" provide a guiding base of traditional Chinese medicine in clinical use Offers a reference section that lists the latest in published studies Presents easy access to the medicines and herbs used in both Chinese and Western medicine, including photos and information about the current patents

Early Life Origins of Health and Disease

Early Life Origins of Health and Disease
Author: E. Marelyn Wintour-Coghlan,Julie Owens
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2006-01-13
ISBN 10: 9780387287157
ISBN 13: 0387287159
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Life Origins of Health and Disease Book Review:

Early Life Origins of Health and Disease is a new book which presents and discusses the many factors that may have impact on normal development. In a concise and readable manner, the authors consider both the proven and suggestive evidence that the high prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, obesity and, in some populations, kidney disease, may not be all due to genetics or adult environment alone. There is good evidence that stress and more subtle dietary deficiencies, as well as placental malfunction, may increase the risk that the offspring will develop these problems in later life. Finally, new and emerging evidence for other areas of human health and disease such a motor control and mental health is critically reviewed for the first time. The book is a ‘must’ for all scientists interested in researching these areas, as there is a critical evaluation of the methodology used and suggestions for the ‘optimal’ way in which to investigate these phenomena.

Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases

Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases
Author: Ying Xia,Xiaoding Cao,Gen-Cheng Wu,Jieshi Cheng
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2010-09-08
ISBN 10: 9783642108570
ISBN 13: 3642108571
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases Book Review:

Acupuncture therapy has been practiced in China and other Asian countries for more than two thousand years. Modern clinical research has confirmed the impressive therapeutic effect of acupuncture on numerous human ailments, such as controlling pain, nausea, and vomiting. However, the biological mechanisms of acupuncture are still under debate. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the mechanism of acupuncture therapy is explained by a meridian model. According to this model, acupuncture is believed to treat the diseased organs by modulating two conditions known as Yin and Yang, which represent all the opposite principles that people find in the universe, both inside and outside the human body. Yin and Yang complement each other, and are subjected to changes between each other. The balance of Yin and Yang is thought to be maintained by Qi, an energy substance flowing constantly through the meridian, a network connecting all the organs of the body. The illness, according to this theory, is the temporary dominance of one principle over the other, owing to the blockade of the Qi from flowing through the meridian under certain circumstance. The axiom of “No stagnation, No pain” in TCM summarizes this concept. Thus, the goal of acupuncture treatment is to restore the balance of Yin and Yang conditions in the diseased organ(s). This theory has been considered to be useful to guide this ancient therapy, such as carrying out diagnosis, deciding on the principle, and selecting the acupoints.

Adherence to Long term Therapies

Adherence to Long term Therapies
Author: ANONIMO,Organisation mondiale de la santé,World Health Organization,Who
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9789241545990
ISBN 13: 9241545992
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adherence to Long term Therapies Book Review:

This report is based on an exhaustive review of the published literature on the definitions, measurements, epidemiology, economics and interventions applied to nine chronic conditions and risk factors.

Integrative Cardiology

Integrative Cardiology
Author: Massimo Fioranelli
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2017-02-10
ISBN 10: 331940010X
ISBN 13: 9783319400105
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Cardiology Book Review:

This book is a detailed guide to a new integrative approach to the prevention and treatment of various cardiac disorders and risk factors, including coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. This approach combines various strategies, including metabolic cardiology, low-dose medicine, exercise programs, stress management programs, evaluation for inherited risk factors, and various other healing modalities. Metabolic cardiology focuses on the prevention, management, and treatment of cardiovascular disease at the cellular level through biochemical interventions with nutritional supplements that can promote energy production in the heart. Low-dose medicine, on the other hand, interprets pathological phenomena as an imbalance in intercellular signaling that may be corrected through the administration of low physiological doses of messenger molecules. Therapies outside of mainstream medicine may also be deployed in integrative cardiology, for example acupuncture, herbal medicine, and homeopathy. Integrative Cardiology will be of interest to all practitioners wishing to learn about an approach that incorporates the incredible advances in medication and technology with a focus on nutrition, lifestyle, and mind–body influences.

Treating Autoimmune Disease with Chinese Medicine

Treating Autoimmune Disease with Chinese Medicine
Author: Wanzhu Hou,Guangpi Xu,Hanjie Wang
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9780443069741
ISBN 13: 0443069743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Treating Autoimmune Disease with Chinese Medicine Book Review:

This book clearly describes how Chinese medicine can treat autoimmune diseases. Recommendations are given for acupuncture and herbal treatments for patients with a variety of different symptoms, blood results, and medical histories.

Wound Healing

Wound Healing
Author: Vlad Alexandrescu
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2016-10-12
ISBN 10: 9535126784
ISBN 13: 9789535126782
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wound Healing Book Review:

Outstanding scientific advances over the last decades unceasingly reveal real complexity of wound-healing process, astonishing in its staged progression, as life is unfolding itself. This natural course of tissue repair seems to bear thousands of overlapping molecular and macroscopic processes that nowadays only start to unfold to our knowledge. The present volume collecting recent scientific references proposes to readers a two-folded audacious goal. First, an updated design of intimate cellular mechanisms is entailed in tissue regeneration that emanates from the first section of the book. Next, a multidisciplinary therapeutic perspective that focuses on macroscopic healing throughout the second part of this work adds clinically integrated observation. Practical diagnostic and treatment information is appended in each chapter that may equally help experienced clinicians or dedicated students and researchers in broadening essential breaking points of their work. It is the wish of all multidisciplinary experts who gather prominent author's panel of this volume to incorporate latest medical reports and compel limits of current understanding for better tissue regeneration, limb salvage, and improved quality of life of our patients.

Guidance for Managing Ethical Issues in Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Guidance for Managing Ethical Issues in Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 66
Release: 2016-11-03
ISBN 10: 9789241549837
ISBN 13: 9241549831
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guidance for Managing Ethical Issues in Infectious Disease Outbreaks Book Review:

Infectious disease outbreaks are frequently characterized by scientific uncertainty, social and institutional disruption, and an overall climate of fear and distrust. Invariably, the countries most affected by outbreaks have limited resources, under-developed legal and regulatory structures, and health systems that lack the resilience to deal with crisis situations. Policy-makers and public health professionals may be forced to weigh and prioritize potentially competing ethical values in the face of severe time and resource constraints . This document seeks to assist policy-makers, health care providers, researchers, and others prepare for outbreak situations by anticipating and preparing for the critical ethical issues likely to arise. In addition to setting forth ethical principles applicable to infectious disease outbreaks generally, it shows how these principles can be adapted to different epidemiological and social circumstances.