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  • Genre:MEDICAL
  • SubGenre:Rheumatology
  • Language:English
  • Pages:80
  • eBook ISBN:9781624881640

Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell

A Safe and Effective Functional Medicine Strategy

by Dr Alex Vasquez

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Overview
A complex condition deciphered based on published (and often overlooked) research-the hope for cure for millions of people who have suffered far too long! Summarizing research presented in Europe in March 2012, "Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell" is an updated excerpt from two of Dr Vasquez's recent books for doctors: "Migraine Headaches, Hypothyroidism, and Fibromyalgia" and "Integrative Orthopedics-Third Edition." This edition of the information has been completely reviewed and revised for easier reading by the general public; doctors and patients alike will find this information clinically accurate as well as therapeutically applicable for daily use.
Description
A complex condition deciphered based on published (and often overlooked) research-the hope for cure for millions of people who have suffered far too long! Summarizing research presented in Europe in March 2012, "Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell" is an updated excerpt from two of Dr Vasquez's recent books for doctors: "Migraine Headaches, Hypothyroidism, and Fibromyalgia" and "Integrative Orthopedics-Third Edition." This edition of the information has been completely reviewed and revised for easier reading by the general public; doctors and patients alike will find this information clinically accurate as well as therapeutically applicable for daily use. In this book, Dr Vasquez clearly discusses the risks associated with drug-based treatment of fibromyalgia and he also delineates the cause of fibromyalgia and its proper treatment with diet, nutritional supplements, and the appropriate use of select non-analgesic and non-psychoactive medications. Patients and doctors alike will be empowered with a treatment protocol that is safe and effective for daily use.
About the author
Dr Alex Vasquez is a graduate of University of Western States (Doctor of Chiropractic, 1996), Bastyr University (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999), and University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010). Dr Vasquez is the author of several textbooks-Integrative Orthopedics (2004, 2007, 2012), Integrative Rheumatology (2006, 2007), Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies (published by the Institute for Functional Medicine, 2008), Chiropractic and Naturopathic Mastery of Common Clinical Disorders (2009), Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine for Chronic Hypertension (2011), Migraine Headaches, Hypothyroidism, and Fibromyalgia (2012), and Mitochondrial Nutrition (2012)-and approximately 100 letters and articles in professional magazines and medical journals such as TheLancet.com, BMJ-British Medical Journal, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Nutritional Perspectives, JMPT-Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association, Original Internist, Integrative Medicine, Holistic Primary Care, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, JAOA-Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Dynamic Chiropractic, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Arthritis & Rheumatism-Official Journal of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr Vasquez lectures internationally to healthcare professionals and practices in Oregon in a private office specializing in treatments for autoimmune disease and complex metabolic disorders.
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