Health and Healing: The Philosophy of Integrative Medicine and Optimum Health by Andrew Weil

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Health and Healing: The Philosophy of Integrative Medicine and Optimum Health

A comprehensive handbook on alternative treatments from the New York Times–bestselling author of Mind Over Meds.

In Health and Healing, Harvard-trained physician Andrew Weil explores the full spectrum of alternative healing practices available today, including holistic medicine, homeopathy, osteopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic, Chinese medicine, Shamanism, mind cures, faith healing, psychic healing, and outright quackery. He investigates what works and what doesn’t, what these practices have in common, how they differ from conventional medicine, and how they can be integrated into a complete approach to healing for the twenty-first century.
 
Health and Healing draws on Dr. Weil’s vast clinical and personal experience, as well as on case studies from around the world.
 
“An amiable, open-minded guide to alternative systems of healing.” —The New York Times
 
“Incisive and illuminating . . . There is something for everyone in this book.” —TheWashington Post
 
“A sound theoretical exploration, personably set forth.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
“A pioneer in the medicine of the future.” —Deepak Chopra
 
“A warm and clear-cut spectrum of health and healing. I recommend this book to all who are involved in or interested in wellness.” —Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of Love, Medicine & Miracles
 
“Read this book.” —Dean Ornish, MD
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 9780547527680 Pages: 320