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Biochemical imbalances in disease : a practitioner's handbook / edited by Lorraine Nicolle and Ann Woodriff Beirne ; foreword by David S. Jones.

Nicolle, Lorraine. (Added Author). Beirne, Ann Woodriff. (Added Author).
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Subject: Diet therapy.
Diseases > Causes and theories of causation.
Diseases > Treatment.
Diet Therapy > methods.
Disease > etiology.
Holistic Health.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780857010285
  • ISBN: 085701028X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (392 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: London : Singing Dragon, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: FRONT COVER; A Practitioner's Handbook: Biochemical Imbalances in Disease; CONTENTS; Foreword; Chapter 1 The Healthcare Futurescape: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?; Chapter 2 Gastro-Intestinal Imbalances; Chapter 3 Compromised Detoxification; Chapter 4 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) Imbalances; Chapter 5 The Metabolic Syndrome: Insulin Resistance, Dysglycaemia and Dyslipidaemia; Chapter 6 Compromised Thyroid and Adrenal Function; Chapter 7 Sex Hormone Imbalances; Chapter 8 Dysregulation of the Immune System: A Gastro-Centric Perspective.
Summary: Research shows that biochemical imbalances caused by nutritional deficiencies are a contributory factor in chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, auto-immune conditions and cancer. This handbook for practitioners explains how to identify and treat such biochemical imbalances in order to better understand and manage a patient's ill-health. The book examines a range of biochemical imbalances, including compromised adrenal or thyroid function, gastro-intestinal imbalances, immune system problems and sex hormone imbalances, and explains how and why such states occur. It pulls.
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