Herbs & Nutrients for Neurologic Disorders

Herbs & Nutrients for Neurologic Disorders

Treatment Strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine, and Seizures

Book - 2016 | Rev. and expanded 2nd ed
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Numerous medical journals have published studies supporting the use of herbs and nutrients in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. Yet in practice most neurologists rarely include them as part of their protocols. In this practical guide, Sidney Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, Ph.D., explain how to safely and easily incorporate herbs, antioxidants, and nutritional supplements into the standard conventional treatments for 6 common neurologic disorders: Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, stroke, migraine, and seizures.
For each condition, the authors provide detailed strategies supported by scientific evidence and years of successful clinical practice. They examine the biochemical role of each recommended herb, nutrient, or antioxidant and discuss potential side effects, counter-indications, and proper dosages to reduce symptoms, slow disease progression, and--in the case of stroke, migraine, and seizures--lessen the chances of recurrence.
Integrating neuroscience, biochemistry, herbalism, and decades of clinical experience, the authors lay the scientific foundation for a holistic, naturopathic approach to neurologic disorders and a way to enhance the quality of life for those suffering from these conditions.
Publisher: Rochester, Vermont : Healing Arts Press, c2016
Edition: Rev. and expanded 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781620555538
1620555530
Branch Call Number: 615.535 Kurn 2016
Characteristics: xi, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Shook, Sheryl 1963-

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