Complementary Health for Women: A Comprehensive Treatment by Carolyn Chambers, EdD, ARNP, FAAN Clark

By Carolyn Chambers, EdD, ARNP, FAAN Clark

 "The quantity good points large references all through to record evidence-based practices...For practitioners of complementary cures this can be a necessary resource...that provide[s] extra in-depth realizing of every situation and treatment. Summing up: recommended."   --Choice   Complementary healthiness for girls serves as a handy and functional "how to" consultant for treating a wide selection of universal ailments and prerequisites particular to ladies. This hugely really expert e-book outlines complementary and substitute ways to woman sufferers with useful proceedings and issues. Key positive aspects:     Describes therapy and results, tools of use, precautions, and long-term vs. brief time period use   deals largely specific case reports   good points tables evaluating a variety of ways via ailment or   Lists to be had items and coaching courses for every disorder or     This booklet additionally includes study on quite a few treatments, and gives suggestion for counseling girls. crucial for all degrees of nurses operating with ladies, this booklet offers a useful wealth of knowledge exhibiting while, how, and for whom non-medical and self-care treatments can gain ladies.

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1994). The effects of therapeutic touch and relaxation therapy in reducing anxiety. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 8(3), 184–189. Simington, J. , & Laing, G. P. (1993). Effects of therapeutic touch on anxiety in the institutionalized elderly. Clinical Nursing Research, 2(4), 438–450. 3 Bladder Infections (Cystitis) Bladder symptoms can often be assuaged by nutritional, exercise, and relaxation approaches. These complementary procedures work well in concert with traditional medical approaches.

C. (1998). Vitamin D3 enhances mood in healthy subjects during winter. Psychopharmacology, 135(4), 319–323. Anxiety Touch 1. Acupressure a. Actions/expected responses: Acupressure at specific relaxation points has been shown to be an effective treatment for anxiety. b. Routes/dosages/frequencies: 10 to 15 minutes daily. Foot acupressure: on the sole of the foot about one third down below the second and third toes (solar plexus), right below the ankle bone on the outside of the foot, and on top of the foot between the tendons of the big toe and second toe about an inch down from the toes.

References/other sources: Bryant, R. , Dang, S. , & Guthrie, R. (1999). On treating acute stress disorder: Evaluation of cognitive behavior therapy and supportive counseling techniques. American Journal of Psychiatry 156(11), 1780–1786. Nutrition 1. Coffee/caffeine (avoid) a. Actions/expected responses: Anxiety attacks, including panic, sweating, and trembling have been related to consuming large amounts of caffeine daily in the form of coffee, tea, chocolate, sodas, and over-the-counter pain medications (Anacin, Excedrin, Midol, NoDoz).

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