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The Resource Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders : treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures, Sidney J. Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, PhD

Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders : treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures, Sidney J. Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, PhD

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Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders : treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures
Title
Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders
Title remainder
treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures
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Sidney J. Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, PhD
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Herbs and nutrients for neurologic disorders
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eng
Summary
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. The authors explore the nutrient deficiencies and physiological mechanisms, including inflammation, heavy metal toxicity, and mitochondrial dysfunction, that can cause oxidative injuries and initiate neurologic disorders. They reveal which common substances, such as aspartame and glutamate, can trigger these mechanisms at the cellular level and recommend specific herbs and antioxidants, such as turmeric, cannabinoids, resveratrol, and N-acetyl cysteine, to counteract their effects. They discuss the importance of sleep to overall well-being, especially for those suffering from neurologic disorders, and offer tips to help ensure a good night's sleep. 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
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1943-
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Kurn, Sidney
Dewey number
616.8/04654
Index
index present
LC call number
RC350.H47
LC item number
K87 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1963-
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Shook, Sheryl
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  • Nervous system
  • Nervous system
  • Herbs
  • Dietary supplements
  • Integrative medicine
Target audience
adult
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Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders : treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures, Sidney J. Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, PhD
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Publication
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Revision of: Integrated medicine for neurologic disorders / Sidney Kurn, Sheryl Shook, 2008
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-235) and index
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
How to use this book : a guide for patients, families, and practitioners -- What these six disorders have in common : contributing factors and treatments -- The importance of sleep -- Multiple sclerosis -- Parkinson's Disease -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Atherosclerosis and stroke -- Migraine headaches -- Seizure disorders -- Scientific discovery and the integration of herbs and nutrients in future treatments of neurologic disorders -- New supplement : Pyrroloquinoline quinone
Control code
ocn937366162
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised and expanded edition.
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9781620555538
Lccn
2015046036
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
Note
616.8 K966 ; XX-N ; [A16BP004, #57, 5@29.95, ES/mjj]
System control number
(OCoLC)937366162
Label
Herbs & nutrients for neurologic disorders : treatment strategies for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke, multiple sclerosis, migraine, and seizures, Sidney J. Kurn, M.D., and Sheryl Shook, PhD
Publication
Note
Revision of: Integrated medicine for neurologic disorders / Sidney Kurn, Sheryl Shook, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to use this book : a guide for patients, families, and practitioners -- What these six disorders have in common : contributing factors and treatments -- The importance of sleep -- Multiple sclerosis -- Parkinson's Disease -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Atherosclerosis and stroke -- Migraine headaches -- Seizure disorders -- Scientific discovery and the integration of herbs and nutrients in future treatments of neurologic disorders -- New supplement : Pyrroloquinoline quinone
Control code
ocn937366162
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Revised and expanded edition.
Extent
xi, 244 pages
Isbn
9781620555538
Lccn
2015046036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
616.8 K966 ; XX-N ; [A16BP004, #57, 5@29.95, ES/mjj]
System control number
(OCoLC)937366162

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