Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book

Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128175798

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Mechanisms of Action in Disease and Recovery in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, volume six in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, presents the structure, function and pathology of the cardiovascular system from Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine perspectives. Sections discuss cardiac acu-anatomy, including cardiac cells and heart structure, gastrointestinal cells and mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine structures, and more, while other chapters cover the qi, yin and yang roles in cardiac rhythm and pumping actions and the pathology of the heart and vascular system and the zang and fu relationship with other body organs. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base that will guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners. Provides evidence for the mainstreaming of acu-meridian theory and pathophysiology Explores the detailed connection between heart dysfunction and the disease mechanisms of other organ systems Combines western medicine anatomy and pathophysiology with TCM aspects of essence, qi, blood and body fluid concept, production and function to explain the cardiovascular system dysfunction, it’s independent role and dependent interactions with the functions of other organ systems

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance Book

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128175712

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Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance Excerpt :

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance, volume four in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides a systematic perspective of therapeutic priority by examining the homeostasis of the body, mind and spirit through Ayurveda philosophies and universal attributes, including five key elements. Holism, patient compliance and ethics in medicine are discussed, as are responsibility, awareness and guidance for compliance in cardiac patients. Finally, strategies of compliant patients outline and compare Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for dietary laws and recovery techniques, utilizing both systems for personal benefit and what compliance means and looks like in clinical settings. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine, while also providing a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between practitioners. Provides the concepts of disease mechanisms in traditional medicine systems and treatment approaches with a comparison to concepts of disease causation and principles of treatment in modern medicine Bridges the gap between allopathic and traditional medicine into a cohesive and understandable plan to establish rationale for the inclusion of TCM and Ayurvedic principles in cardiovascular care Integrates Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda for a realistic scope of treating the cardiovascular patient and identifying future areas of research

Metabolic Disorders and Shen in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book

Metabolic Disorders and Shen in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128189238

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Metabolic Disorders and Shen in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Excerpt :

Metabolic Disorders and Shen in Integrative Cardiovascular Medicine, volume seven in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, presents the connection between metabolic diseases that affect the cardiovascular system and mental health through both Chinese and Western medicine explanations. Sections discuss the etiology of metabolic disorders of blood sugar disorders, lipid disorders, inflammatory disorders and shen, the clinical significance and differentiations in both Western and Chinese medicine, and prescriptions and the medicated diet, including main acupoints, remedies and medicines used in Western and Chinese medicine and the combination of medicinal herbs and food for Chinese diet therapy. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base that not only guides clinical practice, but also encourages collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners. Gives basic medical science and TCM theory background on lipids, blood sugar, inflammation and shen with clinical significance and diagnosis Provides treatment methods and advice, including nutritional therapy and the Chinese medicine dietary plan Prepares readers for advanced study within Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Medical Empathy  Pharmacological Systems  and Treatment Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book

Medical Empathy Pharmacological Systems and Treatment Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128175750

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Medical Empathy Pharmacological Systems and Treatment Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Excerpt :

Medical Empathy, Pharmacological Systems, and Treatment Strategies in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, volume two in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, presents sections on holism and humanity in medicine, considering the patient, medical empathy in prescribing, modifying and weaning, an overview of pharmacologic systems, an overview of pharmacology sciences and the cardiovascular drug classes and types as revealed from perspectives of Chinese and Western medicine, including descriptions of pharmaceutical drugs from China and the United States, with current pictures and inpatient directions. Finally, principles and treatments according to disease stages for each cardiovascular disease within the scope of integrative medicine is outlined. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine and provide a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners Integrates Western and Chinese Medicine for a realistic and complete scope of cardiology treatment, establishing the basis for standardization and rationale of inclusion of Traditional Chinese Medicine in cardiology Identifies and inspires ideas where future research can develop and strengthen Contains a breakdown comparison of herb and drug formula constituents on the pharmacokinetic and dynamic level Includes personalized medicine explaining the human genetics associated with the use of medicines and the advantages/disadvantages of herbs and/or drugs within treatment

Herbal  Bio nutrient and Drug Titration According to Disease Stages in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book

Herbal Bio nutrient and Drug Titration According to Disease Stages in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128175811

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Herbal Bio nutrient and Drug Titration According to Disease Stages in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Excerpt :

Herbal, Bio-nutrient and Drug Titration According to Disease Stages in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, the first volume in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides a comprehensive guide to improving outcomes with cardiovascular medicine therapy options. Coverage includes the three types of medicines used in disease stage treatment, Chinese medicine, nutritional supplements and pharmaceutical drugs. All sections are organized according to drug class in western medicine and chapters in each section are organized according to disease stage, providing ease in navigation and reference within the book. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and western medicine as well as provide a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners. Integrates Western and Chinese Medicine for a realistic and complete scope of cardiology treatment, establishing the basis for standardization and rationale of inclusion of Traditional Chinese Medicine in cardiology Presents a structure for prescribing herbal formulas and nutritional supplements with or without pharmaceutical drugs Examines diet and lifestyle according to constitution in Traditional Chinese Medicine to prevent the progression of disease and/or maintain health before or after chronic stages

Ayurvedic Perspectives in Integrative Healthcare Book

Ayurvedic Perspectives in Integrative Healthcare


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-13
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128176030

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Ayurveda Perspectives in Integrated Healthcare, volume eight in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides a clear, structured base of knowledge which compares Ayurveda with other healthcare systems to encourage acceptance of Ayurveda in the community and within patient care practices. Sections cover the Shad Darshan, body constitution, medical aspects in Ayurvedic medicine, and the connection between material and spiritual aspects and methods for balancing lifestyle for optimal health. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage new collaboration. Provides a well-rounded study of Ayurvedic medicine in comparison to other related systems for ease of implementation into patient care Compares mainstream systems of medicine, such as Traditional Chinese Medicine and principles of Western Medicine Identifies and inspires ideas where future research can develop and strengthen

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine


  • Author : Anika Niambi Al-Shura
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9780124200777

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Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Excerpt :

Combining the research and study of integrative Chinese and Western Medicine, Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine: A Prevention and Personalized Medicine Perspective presents a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese medicine and Western medicine practitioners. This complete reference work thoroughly covers the pathophysiology of cardiology-related diseases, and compares, juxtaposes, and integrates Western and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Anika Niambi Al-Shura provides a realistic scope of cardiology treatment and the integration of Western and Chinese medicine, establishing a basis for standardization and a rationale for the inclusion of TCM in cardiology, and identifying and inspiring ideas for future research. Integrates Western and Chinese medicine for a realistic scope of cardiology treatment Establishes basis for standardization and rationale for the inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine in cardiology "Clinical pearls" provide a guiding base of traditional Chinese medicine in clinical use Offers a reference section that lists the latest in published studies Presents easy access to the medicines and herbs used in both Chinese and Western medicine, including photos and information about the current patents

Veterinary Herbal Medicine Book

Veterinary Herbal Medicine


  • Author : Susan G. Wynn
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 714
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323029988

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Veterinary Herbal Medicine Excerpt :

This full-color text and practical clinical reference provides comprehensive information on herbal remedies for both large and small animal species. Key coverage includes clinical uses of medicinal plants, specific information on how to formulate herbal remedies, a systems-based review of plant-based medicine, and in-depth information on the different animal species--dog, cat, avian and exotic, equine, food animal, and poultry.

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease Book

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease


  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1488
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123984678

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Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease Excerpt :

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease documents antioxidant actions of polyphenols in protection of cells and cell organelles, critical for understanding their health-promoting actions to help the dietary supplement industry. The book begins by describing the fundamentals of absorption, metabolism and bioavailability of polyphenols, as well as the effect of microbes on polyphenol structure and function and toxicity. It then examines the role of polyphenols in the treatment of chronic disease, including vascular and cardiac health, obesity and diabetes therapy, cancer treatment and prevention, and more. Explores neuronal protection by polyphenol metabolites and their application to medical care Defines modulation of enzyme actions to help researchers see and study polyphenols’ mechanisms of action, leading to clinical applications Includes insights on polyphenols in brain and neurological functions to apply them to the wide range of aging diseases

Constitutional Facial Acupuncture   E Book Book

Constitutional Facial Acupuncture E Book


  • Author : Mary Elizabeth Wakefield
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702054358

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We are re-defining the face of ageing on a daily basis, with the Baby Boom generation in the vanguard, followed by younger generations who are similarly intrigued by non-invasive natural solutions that are integrative rather than purely cosmetic. Constitutional Facial Acupuncture has begun to make an impact on popular culture and outmoded perceptions about the nature of authentic beauty and the ageing process. Acupuncturists who practice in this field are increasingly expected to have specialized training and knowledge, outside the customary parameters of the more traditional approaches. This book introduces a complete Constitutional Facial Acupuncture protocol that is comprehensive, effective and clearly organized, with illustrative color photographs and facial needling diagrams. Its strong constitutional components are unique, adhere to the principles of Chinese medicine, and are rooted in the three levels of treatment – Jing, Ying and Wei. A new and detailed Constitutional Facial Acupuncture protocol highlights acu-muscle points, Shen imbalances, lines and wrinkles, needling technique, relevant points and their locations. A comprehensive constitutional treatment approach A customized, modular topical herbal protocol that is enriched with the use of essential oils and natural cleansers, creams, etc. Practical step-by-step instructions on how to integrate the needling protocols with the topical herbs, jade rollers, gem eye discs, etc. A complete Constitutional Facial Acupuncture needling protocol for 12 problematic areas of the facial landscape, i.e., droopy eyelids, sagging neck, crow’s feet, sunken cheeks, etc. Contraindications, benefits, and personal advice drawn from the author’s 30+ years of experience An essential text for students or practitioners of facial acupuncture, and also for those readers who are interested in the field of "healthy aging"

Communities in Action Book
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Communities in Action


  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 582
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309452960

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In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also contribute to health inequities, as well as the historic and ongoing interplay of structures, policies, and norms that shape lives. When these factors are not optimal in a community, it does not mean they are intractable: such inequities can be mitigated by social policies that can shape health in powerful ways. Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity seeks to delineate the causes of and the solutions to health inequities in the United States. This report focuses on what communities can do to promote health equity, what actions are needed by the many and varied stakeholders that are part of communities or support them, as well as the root causes and structural barriers that need to be overcome.

Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases Book

Acupuncture Therapy for Neurological Diseases


  • Author : Ying Xia
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-09-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642108570

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Acupuncture therapy has been practiced in China and other Asian countries for more than two thousand years. Modern clinical research has confirmed the impressive therapeutic effect of acupuncture on numerous human ailments, such as controlling pain, nausea, and vomiting. However, the biological mechanisms of acupuncture are still under debate. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the mechanism of acupuncture therapy is explained by a meridian model. According to this model, acupuncture is believed to treat the diseased organs by modulating two conditions known as Yin and Yang, which represent all the opposite principles that people find in the universe, both inside and outside the human body. Yin and Yang complement each other, and are subjected to changes between each other. The balance of Yin and Yang is thought to be maintained by Qi, an energy substance flowing constantly through the meridian, a network connecting all the organs of the body. The illness, according to this theory, is the temporary dominance of one principle over the other, owing to the blockade of the Qi from flowing through the meridian under certain circumstance. The axiom of “No stagnation, No pain” in TCM summarizes this concept. Thus, the goal of acupuncture treatment is to restore the balance of Yin and Yang conditions in the diseased organ(s). This theory has been considered to be useful to guide this ancient therapy, such as carrying out diagnosis, deciding on the principle, and selecting the acupoints.

Integrative Cardiology Book

Integrative Cardiology


  • Author : Massimo Fioranelli
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-02-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319400105

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This book is a detailed guide to a new integrative approach to the prevention and treatment of various cardiac disorders and risk factors, including coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. This approach combines various strategies, including metabolic cardiology, low-dose medicine, exercise programs, stress management programs, evaluation for inherited risk factors, and various other healing modalities. Metabolic cardiology focuses on the prevention, management, and treatment of cardiovascular disease at the cellular level through biochemical interventions with nutritional supplements that can promote energy production in the heart. Low-dose medicine, on the other hand, interprets pathological phenomena as an imbalance in intercellular signaling that may be corrected through the administration of low physiological doses of messenger molecules. Therapies outside of mainstream medicine may also be deployed in integrative cardiology, for example acupuncture, herbal medicine, and homeopathy. Integrative Cardiology will be of interest to all practitioners wishing to learn about an approach that incorporates the incredible advances in medication and technology with a focus on nutrition, lifestyle, and mind–body influences.

Network Pharmacology Book

Network Pharmacology


  • Author : Shao Li
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-29
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811607530

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Dietary Chinese Herbs Book

Dietary Chinese Herbs


  • Author : Yanze Liu
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2015-05-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 802
  • ISBN 10 : 9783211994481

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Dietary Chinese Herbs Excerpt :

This work presents up-to-date information on chemical, pharmacological, clinical studies and historical uses of common dietary Chinese herbs. Authored by native experts in the field, the reader is introduced to each herb with a brief chronological review of Chinese literature on dietary herb uses, with chapters dedicated to each selected herb including color photos for each herb. In addition, Chinese characters as well as the Latin botanical name indices, and chemical structures for the known active compounds are also provided. The clear layout examines the health benefits that have been studied for centuries, including current clinical and toxicological data. A wide range of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbs are investigated for their suitability into daily diets for maintaining general wellness or disease prevention. In the past decades, natural health products, dietary supplements, functional foods, or nutraceuticals have emerged in the West due to the increasing demand for non-pharmaceutical healthcare products. Traditional Chinese Medicine disease prevention and treatment incorporates the use of foods, and herbal medicine in an integrated manner, and thus the dietary Chinese herbs in used in TCM for thousands of years could be sources for developing new, effective, and safe ingredients to capture the rapidly expanding opportunity in the global market place.