Runny nose, watery eyes, sinus headache? Don't reach for the Claritin. Instead, learn how to treat seasonal allergies with nasal lavage, a time-honored practice. Upset stomach? Forget chalky antacids; instead wear an acupressure wrist band or chew on a teaspoon of fennel, favored by Indians for combating the effects of spicy food. Fight insomnia with valerian root, the leading natural herb to promote quality sleep with no side effects. Sections include: Acupressure; Aromatherapy; Ayurvedic Medicine; Breath Therapy; Herbs; Hydrotherapy; Massage Therapy; Meditation; Nasal Lavage and Steam Therapy; Qigong; Reflexology; Shiatsu; Traditional Chinese Medicine; Yoga.
TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D., is a personality author who eagerly represents her own work and is broadening her reach to the general public. She is a frequent guest on Dr. Oz and NPR's The People's Pharmacy as well as authoring a regular column for Prevention health magazine. She is the author of National Geographic's Life is Your Best Medicine and Healthy at Home and coauthor of National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs.
DAN BUETTNER is the founder of Blue Zones, an organization that helps Americans live longer, healthier lives. His groundbreaking work on longevity led to his 2005 National Geographic cover story "Secrets of Living Longer" and two national bestsellers, The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest and Thrive. He lives in Minneapolis, MN. He can be found on Facebook and Twitter, and through his website bluezones.com. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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