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Once believed to be an alternative approach to patient care, integrative medicine has been shown by recent studies to be a valid option for improving chronic pain, fatigue, depression and anxiety, as well as overall wellness. In fact, 1 in 3 American adults uses integrative medicine. Whether utilized on its own or in combination with a conventional treatment plan, integrative medicine can be a natural, noninvasive way for patients to take charge of their health and well-being.
In Mayo Clinic Guide to Integrative Medicine, experts from Mayo Clinic break down dozens of the most common integrative therapies used today. From meditation and various spiritual practices to spa treatments and medicinal herbs, readers can learn the ins and outs of popular integrative therapies and decide if integrative medicine is right for them.
Written with the everyday consumer in mind, Mayo Clinic Guide to Integrative Medicine is a digestible, easy-to-use guide for understanding and implementing holistic health practices in the daily routine.
2017 • 221 pages • Mayo Clinic Press