Written by health professionals who are well recognized in their respective fields, these concise, easy-to-read books focus on a wide range of important health concerns. From migraine headaches to high cholesterol, each title looks at a specific problem; each provides a clear explanation of the disorder, its causes, and its symptoms; and each offers natural solutions that can either greatly reduce or completely eliminate the problem. Some titles also focus on natural alternatives to drugs with serious side effects—alternatives that in many cases can be used in conjunction with prescription medications. This growing series of titles can be counted on to provide safe and sensible solutions to all-too-common health problems.
"A timely rebuttal to the pill-first argument." —ForeWord Reviews
Martie Whittekin, CCN, is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and nationally syndicated radio host. For over thirty-five years, she has been a nutritional counselor, lecturer, and an integral part of the functional medicine movement in the United States. While serving as president of the National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA), she helped pass the landmark Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act and received the NNFA's Crusader Award. She has also served on the Board of Trustees for Bastyr University. As an activist and the host of the popular radio show "Healthy by Nature," the author has been privileged to interview and learn from hundreds of leading figures in the fields of nutrition and natural medicine. Her previous book, Natural Alternatives to Nexium, Maalox, Tagamet, Prilosec & Other Acid Blockers, is a national bestseller.
Table of contents
1. There Is a Dramatically Better Way 2. What the Heck Is this Pain? 3. Is the Cure Worse than the Disease? 4. Stomach Acid: Curse or Blessing? 5. Digest this, Enzymes! 6. H. pylori, Mystery Bug 7. Candida, the Yeast Beast 8. Food Can Be Such a Pain 9. New Habits, New Health 10. Care and Feeding of the Good Bugs 11. Supplements for Relief and Repair
Conclusion Candida Questionnaire Glossary Resources References About the Author Index