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The encyclopedia of complementary and alternative medicine

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF

COMPLEMENTARY AND
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF

COMPLEMENTARY AND
ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
Tova Navarra, B.A., R.N.

Foreword by
Adam Perlman, M.D., M.P.H.
Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine
St. Barnabas Health Care System, Livingston, New Jersey

The Encyclopedia of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Copyright © 2004 by Tova Navarra
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The encyclopedia of complementary and alternative medicine / Tova Navarra; foreword by Adam Perlman.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-8160-4997-1
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For Frederic

CONTENTS
Foreword

ix

Preface

xiii

Acknowledgments

xv

Introduction

xvii

Entries A–Z

1

Appendixes

175

Bibliography

251

Index

255

FOREWORD
their health and well-being. Although a number of
careers would have afforded me the opportunity to
teach and promote health, I decided to become a
physician. For is not the essence of medicine to
teach people to improve and maintain their
health? In fact, the Latin root for doctor, docere,
means “to teach.” I can still remember the phone
call to my parents when I informed them that I was
deferring my law school entrance and planned to
start premed classes in summer school less than a
week after graduation.
Over the next year and a half, I completed
the premed requirements and was ultimately
accepted to Boston University School of Medicine.
During that time, I continued on my path of selfexploration. I continued teaching martial arts and
began to question why conventional medicine did
not often ...
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