Category: Health Reviews

Light, Medicine of the Future: How We Can Use It to Heal Ourselves Now

By Jacob Liberman (ISBN 0-93968-080-7, Inner Traditions-Bear and Company, 1990) Dr. Liberman, an optometrist, challenges the modern notion that the sun is dangerous to our well-being; he presents questions such as: •Is UV light beneficial or harmful? •Are we creating our own blindness? •Has science made a mistake? •How harmful to humans are technological advancements… Read more »

Addiction Free—Naturally: Liberating Yourself from Tobacco, Caffeine, Sugar, Alcohol, Prescription Drugs, Cocaine, and Narcotics

By Brigitte Mars (ISBN 0-89281-892-1, Inner Tradition-Healing Arts Press, 2001) From my experience as a drug counselor I know addiction seldom limits itself to drugs or alcohol. Many addictions are never addressed because they lie quietly in the background of our lives, undermining the health of our minds, bodies, and souls. Addiction Free—Naturally shows you… Read more »

The Estrogen Alternative: A Guide to Natural Hormonal Balance

By Raquel Martin and Judi Gerstrung, DC (Healing Arts Press, 2004, ISBN 1-59477-033-6) I really enjoyed this well-researched and informative book on hormone balance. The authors clearly present many of the complicated issues surrounding menopause. I would not hesitate to recommend this resource to my menopausal patients, as well as add it to my own… Read more »

The Natural Testosterone Plan: For Sexual Health and Energy

By Stephen Harrod Buhner (Healing Arts Press, 2007, ISBN 1-59477-168-5) Let’s face it; we no longer live in the same world our parents did. Food additives and preservatives, environmental pollutants, pharmaceuticals—the list seems to go on forever with things that affect our natural balance. It was encouraging to see that there are naturally occurring phytoandrogens… Read more »

Pain Relief without Drugs: A Self-Help Guide for Chronic Pain and Trauma

By Jan Sadler ISBN 1-59477-151-0 (Healing Arts Press-Inner Traditions, 2007) As with everything else in life, it’s our relationship to it that determines our experience with it, whatever it is; in this case it’s “pain.” By transforming the emotions attached to our pain, Jan Sadler shows through her own self-inquiry that our relationship with pain… Read more »