Complementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 April 2011
  • ISBN : 0080921248
  • Page : 624 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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The major objective of this book is to review in detail health problems occurring with significant frequency in aging adults which are proposed to be treated or ameliorated using nutriceuticals as foods and dietary supplements as well as other complementary and alternative therapies. Chapters primarily focusing on nutrients have been excluded to maintain a focus on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The book is divided into three general sections: 1. Nutriceuticals and Botanicals in Health Promotion - including Specific Nutriceuticals Used in Treating Aged; and General Nutraceutical Approaches to Therapy with emphasis on cancer. 2. Non-nutritional CAM Therapies – including Mind-mediated Therapies; and Physically Applied CAM Therapies 3. Non-dietary Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use and Benefits to the Elderly in Health Identifies the important nutritional requirements of the aging population, and how nutraceuticals and other CAM options affect those Addresses the many disease entities and cancers are found with higher frequency in the aged, including cancer, trauma, or infectious disease that can alter intakes of nutraceutical containing foods and/or requirements for various nutrients. Explores the nutritional materials botanical extracts and components that can have important health promotion benefits and risks, to ensure safe consumption Reviews the frequently used non-traditional and often unproven CAM therapies, beyond nutritional and nutraceutical supplements, including a variety of physical and psychosocial treatments.

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population

Complementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-04-28
  • ISBN : 0080921248
DOWNLOAD BOOKComplementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population

The major objective of this book is to review in detail health problems occurring with significant frequency in aging adults which are proposed to be treated or ameliorated using nutriceuticals as foods and dietary supplements as well as other complementary and alternative therapies. Chapters primarily focusing on nutrients have been excluded to maintain a focus on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The book is divided into three general sections: 1. Nutriceuticals and Botanicals in Health Promotion - including Specific Nutriceuticals Used

Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Community-dwelling Older Adults

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  • Author : Corjena Kwok-Chun Cheung
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : MINN:31951P009616516
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Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging

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  • Author : Charles Reynolds
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-04
  • ISBN : 9780199380862
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Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Mental Health and Aging provides an up-to-date overview of integrative medicine that clinicians, researchers, and caregivers will require in order to address the major mental and physical disorders of aging. The chapters herein will increase clinicians' familiarity with the most recent research findings, and broaden their understanding of the use of these interventions in clinical practice. The discussion of the data is provided in easy-to-use format covering different fields of integrative medicine, and is written

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the United States

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  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on the Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by the American Public
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2005-04-13
  • ISBN : 9780309133425
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Integration of complementary and alternative medicine therapies (CAM) with conventional medicine is occurring in hospitals and physicians offices, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) are covering CAM therapies, insurance coverage for CAM is increasing, and integrative medicine centers and clinics are being established, many with close ties to medical schools and teaching hospitals. In determining what care to provide, the goal should be comprehensive care that uses the best scientific evidence available regarding benefits and harm, encourages a focus on healing, recognizes

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Older Adults

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  • Author : Elizabeth R. Mackenzie, PhD,Birgit Rakel, MD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006-02-22
  • ISBN : 9780826138064
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The field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is expected to grow tremendously in the next few years. In addition to an increase in the general population, the baby-boomer generation is quickly entering retirement and will likely take advantage of CAM increasingly as it ages. Although CAM research as applied to aging is just beginning and health professionals receive no special training in CAM and aging, the United States population still continues to employ it. For diagnoses that accompany aging

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  • Author : Patricia M. Barnes
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • ISBN : UCR:31210020117568
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  • Author : P. Cherniack,N. Cherniack
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-18
  • ISBN : 9783662051856
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The explosion of information about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has demanded the attention of health professionals and responsible consumers, in cluding the elderly. Increasingly, medical schools are providing education about CAM. This book brings together for academicians and interested mainstream practitio ners much of the current information on CAM and its role in the health of the elderly. The individual chapters are thoroughly researched and quite readable, even for patients and the lay public concerned with the state of

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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2006-04-02
  • ISBN : 9780821361801
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Based on careful analysis of burden of disease and the costs ofinterventions, this second edition of 'Disease Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edition' highlights achievable priorities; measures progresstoward providing efficient, equitable care; promotes cost-effectiveinterventions to targeted populations; and encourages integrated effortsto optimize health. Nearly 500 experts - scientists, epidemiologists, health economists,academicians, and public health practitioners - from around the worldcontributed to the data sources and methodologies, and identifiedchallenges and priorities, resulting in this integrated, comprehensivereference volume on the state