An Innovative Guide to Integrating Eastern Wisdom with Western Practice for Modern Healing
By Misha Ruth Cohen OMD, L.Ac.
Fair Winds Press | 368 pages | ISBN-13: 978-1592336937 | ISBN-10: 1592336930 | October 15, 2015 | Paperback
The New Chinese Medicine Handbook is an essential guide to achieving total health in body, mind, and spirit. Explore the powerful benefits of Chinese medicine--particularly acupuncture, massage, nutrition, meditation and herbs--along with other Eastern healing arts. This practical guide traditional Chinese medicine can help you take control of your healing process and maintain or restore wholeness and harmony in all aspects of your life.
Dr. Misha Ruth Cohen, an internationally recognized practitioner, lecturer, leader and mentoring the field of Chinese medicine, offers comprehensive healing plans for a wide range of ailments including digestive problems, stress, anxiety, depression, cancer support, liver health, gynecological problems, PMS, fertility menopause, and more.
This comprehensive guidebook combines Chinese dietary guidelines with Western medicine, plus various other Eastern and Western healing therapies including:
- Basics of Chinese medicine
- Acupuncture and moxibustion
- Qi Gong: Chinese exercise and meditation
- Dietary practices
- Chinese herbal therapy
The New Chinese Medicine Handbook keeps esoteric information to "need to know" basics and shows you how to use Chinese medicine for different conditions from pain to infertility to various illnesses like cancer and diabetes. Take the first steps to natural healing remedies and a longer, healthier life.
About the Author
Misha Ruth Cohen, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Licensed Acupuncturist, has practiced traditional Asian medicine for the past 40 years. She is the Clinical Director of Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine, Executive Director of the Misha Ruth Cohen Education Foundation, and Research Specialist of Integrative Medicine at the University of California, all in San Francisco. She is on the board of directors of the Society for Integrative Oncology has authored seven books, for both professionals and for consumers along with numerous professional journal and consumer magazine articles.
Misha is internationally renowned as a senior teacher, mentor and leading expert in Chinese traditional medicine. She regularly trains Chinese medicine practitioners as well as medical doctors and practitioners in cancer support, gynecology, liver disease and HIV. She frequently presents at international AIDS, hepatitis and cancer symposiums, along with Chinese medicine and lay conferences.
She has collaborated with Western university and community-based research teams as a leading researcher in Chinese herbal medicine, acupressure and acupuncture in the areas of HIV/AIDS, HPV, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, and breast cancer.