Botanical Medicine for Women’s Health

Winner of the 2010 American Botanical Council's James A. Churchill Livingstone. More than 150 natural products are covered, showing their benefits in gynecologic health, fertility and childbearing, and menopausal health. New! updates reflect the latest research and the most current information. New full-color design and detailed, professional color photos of plants make this a unique, essential resource.

New! coverage of the role of botanicals in healthy aging for women features phytoestrogens, Ayurvedic/Chinese herbs, and discussions of health promotion. Duke excellence in botanical literature Award!Current, evidence-based information covers more than 150 botanicals for over 35 different conditions. Case studies provide realistic scenarios and help you apply the content to the real world.

Treatment and formula boxes summarize the most important information. Color illustrations and photographs of plants enable you to identify herbs visually as well as by substance make-up. Logical chapter organization begins with the principles of herbal medicine and then covers women’s health conditions organized chronologically by lifecycle, from teen and reproductive years to midlife and mature years.

Appendices include practical, at-a-glance information on common botanical names, chemical constituents of medicinal plants, and a summary table of herbs for women's health. This edition includes new full-color photos of herbal plants along with a discussion of the role of botanicals in healthy aging.

The Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition: Your Complete Guide to a Safe, Organic Pregnancy and Childbirth with Herbs, Nutrition, and Other Holistic Choices

With tips for a nutritious diet, healthy pregnancy, exercise and posture, and information on the emotional and physical changes that childbearing brings, The Natural Pregnancy Book is your comprehensive guide to a safe, as nature intended it. Romm takes a holistic approach, and alleviate such familiar concerns as anxiety, fatigue, emphasizing natural remedies wherever possible and providing up-to-date advice on herbs that promote wellness during pregnancy, morning sickness, and stretch marks.

What’s more, straightforward information delivered in a calm, every mother wants clear, empowering voice from someone who knows the facts. Ten speed Press. In this newly revised third edition, Dr. A revised and updated edition of the classic handbook for women seeking a safe, featuring an integrative-based approach with new medical, and natural pregnancy, eco-friendly, herbal, organic, and nutritional information.

Every mother wants the best for her unborn child, from the baby’s conception to birth. Enter Dr. Aviva jill romm, an expert in natural childbirth with more than twenty years of experience in both alternative and allopathic medicine.

The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution: A Proven 4-Week Program to Rescue Your Metabolism, Hormones, Mind & Mood

A yale-trained, board-certified family physician with a specialty in women's health and obstetrics delivers a proven 28-day program to heal the overwhelmed, overloaded systems, and prevent and reverse the myriad of symptoms affecting the vast majority of women today. Weight gain, health practitioners have commonly viewed each as individual health problems resulting from a patient’s genetic bad luck, fatigue, brain fog, poor lifestyle choices, and autoimmune conditions—for years, hormonal imbalances, or lack of willpower.

While these ailments may seem unrelated, Dr. Aviva romm contends that they are intrinsically connected by what she calls Survival Overdrive Syndrome, a condition that occurs when the body becomes overloaded. HarperOne. The adrenal thyroid revolution explains SOS, how it impacts our bodies and can lead to illness, and most importantly, offers a drug-free cure developed through Dr.

When these systems become overwhelmed they lead to symptoms that can develop into full blow illnesses, including diabetes, osteoporosis, hypertension, and heart disease—all of which have medically provable origins in SOS. Romm’s research and clinical work with tens of thousands of patients. Sos can result from childhood survival patterns or adult life stressors that are compounded by foods we eat, lack of sleep, viral infections, disrupted gut microflora, toxins in our environment, and even prescribed medications.

Two of the systems most affected are the adrenal system and the thyroid, hormones, cholesterol, inflammation, which control mood, blood sugar balance, will power, immunity, weight, sleep, energy, and a host of other bodily functions.

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health

Ten speed Press. In naturally healthy babies and children, midwife and herbalist Aviva Romm offers a comprehensive handbook that addresses the common health issues of children, from newborns to preadolescents. HarperOne. From anemia to whooping cough, and general recommendations, dietary, each entry includes herbal, including tips on when to pursue professional medical care.

Aviva'¬?s whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, hygiene, nutrition, and alternative health techniques with supportive, informed parenting. Committed to finding natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine.

Naturally healthy babies and children is indispensable reading for families seeking safe, effective ways to practice healing techniques at home.

Varney's Midwifery

As society changes, so does this textbook evolve, and midwifery evolves, especially as illustrated by new content. This edition includes information that will enable midwives to provide evidence-based care within the context of shared decision making. Editors Tekoa L. Awarded second place in the 2018 ajn book of the year awards in maternal - Child Health/Prenatal Nursing/Childbirth and Third Place in Adult Primary Care!Varney's Midwifery, Sixth Edition is the gold standard for midwifery practice.

The voices of authors from practices across the nation allow for a robust presentation of evidence-based midwifery. These critical skills are evidence-based and include insertion of contraceptive devices, management of a fetus in a breech presentation, hand maneuvers for birth, and steps for managing postpartum hemorrhage.

Varney's midwifery is a primary textbook used in midwifery education. It also provides new content on social determinants of health, the changing face of the population, and the population that midwives serve. With chapters written by expert midwives with an emphasis on anatomy, physiology, and normal physiologic processes, this text will assist students and midwives in providing healthcare services today.

Jevitt Ten speed Press. King, Mary C. Completely updated and revised, this text reflects current evidence-based guidelines.

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

She teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception, and overall health monitoring. In her work, lisa draws heavily from the current scientific literature and presents an evidence-based approach to fertility awareness and menstrual cycle optimization. Start learning more now, and take control of your health.

About the authorlisa hendrickson-jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner. HarperOne. And it provides you with essential information about your health. The fifth vital sign: master your cycles and Optimize Your Fertility brings together over 1, 000 meticulously researched scientific references in a textbook-quality guide to understanding your menstrual cycle.

In this book you’ll learn: what a normal cycle looks like; the best way to chart your cycle and increase your fertility awareness; How best to manage critical aspects of your health, including better sleep, exercise and a healthier diet; Natural methods for managing period pain and PMS; How to successfully avoid pregnancy without the pill; and How to plan ahead if you do want to get pregnant.

The fifth vital sign aims to better connect women with their menstrual cycles, to break the myth that ovulation is only important when you're ready to have a baby. Read the fifth vital sign to better understand your health and fertilitywhether children are a part of your future plans or not, your health matters.

Menstruation isn't just about having babiesyour menstrual cycle is a vital sign, just like your pulse, temperature, respiration rate, and blood pressure. Ten speed Press.

Herbal Medicine from the Heart of the Earth

The author who once owned an herbal manufacturing company gives all the details necessary to make your own products. For those new to herbal terminology, definitions of the words specific to herbal medicine are found in the Properties & Actions section of the book. Additionally for the do it yourself person, there is an extensive chapter on making herbal preparations.

Following the easy to understand definitions are listings of all the individual herbs with that property or action. A complete handbook for the herbal practitioner. Ten speed Press. However, that is not all. The greatest value of herbal Medicine from the Heart of the Earth is that it will become a trusted reference book.

Learn how to collect herbs and make herbal extracts. There is a helpful section on collecting, drying and storing herbs with a chart on harvesting and preparation. An herb book that will become a cherished reference. Herbal medicine from the heart of the earth contains the most up-to-date, dosage, general uses, detailed information on 190 valuable herbs including, specific indications, active constituents, and contraindications.

Paul bergner said it succinctly when he wrote, This book is broad enough in scope that it contains within it enough material for three books. Surprisingly detailed information is given for making tinctures, glycerites, suppositories, oils, gruels, elixirs, capsules, compresses, poultices and salves.

Herbal Healing for Women

Comprehensive and easy-to-use, salves, tinctures, Herbal Healing for Women explains how to create remedies—including teas, and ointments—for the common disorders that arise in the different cycles of a woman's life. Covering adolescence, morning sickness, pms, Rosemary Gladstar teaches how herbs can be used to treat the symptoms of conditions such as acne, childbearing years, pregnancy and childbirth, and menopause, and hot flashes.

A complete women's health-care manual, herbal healing for women discusses: -common disorders and the herbs that are effective for treating them -how to select and store herbs -preparation of hundreds of herbal remedies -an alphabetical listing of herbs, including a brief description of the herb, the general medicinal usage, and when necessary, warnings about potential side effects.

Simple, safe, and effective herbal remedies for women of all ages. For centuries women have turned to herbs to cope with a wide variety of health problems and conditions. HarperOne. By explaining the properties of specific herbs and the art of preparation, Rosemary Gladstar demonstrates not only how to achieve healing through herbs but good health as well.

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The Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

Duke botanical literature award, the essential guide to Herbal Safety offers a balanced and objective perspective on the principles of herbal medicine safety as well as the complex challenges relating to self-prescribed or professionally prescribed herbal medications and supplements. Kava safety is a hot topic.

Includes two useful appendices detailing herbal references for pregnancy and lactation considerations. Churchill Livingstone. With contributions from leading international practitioners and authorities, it contains comprehensive reviews, in monograph format, of the published safety data for 125 common herbs.

HarperOne. Ten speed Press. Winner of american Botanical Council's 2005 James A. You'll also find coverage of issues of quality, allergy, interactions, contact sensitivity, adverse reactions, toxicity, and idiosyncratic reactions. Provides the most current information on safety issues in herbal medicine. Presents authoritative and credible safety information from two experienced herbal practitioners.

Combines theoretical chapters with 125 well-researched monographs, making it the most thorough and comprehensive text on the market for herbal safety in practice. Provides clear information using the most current evidence-based reviews, including the negative placebo effects nocebo, covering factors that influence herb safety, the basis for interactions between herbs and drugs, various types of unpredictable effects, and quality issues.

Skills for Midwifery Practice

Authored by experienced practitioners and educationalists, Skills for Midwifery Practice 4e will be ideal for all midwifery students, both from within the UK and worldwide. Presents over 150 essential midwifery procedures in an easy-to-read, the structure of the stratum corneum at birth and the factors that affect its barrier function, and pulse oximetry in the early detection of critical congenital heart disease contains advances in microbiology and infection control including the application and removal of gloves and the use of ANTT for each relevant procedure Physiology updates include an expanded section on normal and abnormal breathing patterns, and neonatal reflexes present at birth Updated information regarding the use of the automated external defibrillator during maternal resuscitation, including current national and international guidelines Explains the underlying physiology associated with pregnancy and childbirth Over 150 artworks help explain physiological processes and clinical procedures ‘Roles and Responsibilities’ boxes define the nature and extent of current practice Ideal for use as a basis for teaching and assessment New format - now with colour - makes learning even easier! Explores the use and significance of the Modified Early Obstetric Warning Scoring Chart Discusses advances in equipment usage including the application of sequential compression devices, quick reference format ‘Learning Objectives’ and ‘end-of-chapter’ self-assessment exercises allow readers to monitor their progress Refers to the latest evidence and research, temporal artery thermometers, and the use of blended air and oxygen and pulse oximetry during neonatal resuscitation Care of the traumatised perineum - including expanded discussion of modern suture materials Recognition and management of complications associated with infusion therapy and epidural analgesia Ten speed Press.

HarperOne. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. Churchill Livingstone. The new edition of this highly acclaimed step-by-step guide continues to offer readers with the relevant physiology, evidence-base and rationale for the key midwifery skills.

Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine

Ten speed Press. Churchill Livingstone. HarperOne. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.

With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, an extensive resource directory, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, the history of Western Herbalism, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices.

. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone. A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicine• A complete handbook for the medical practitioner• Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, and contraindications• By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic HerbalMedical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, the art and science of making herbal medicine, dosage, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines.