Tom Monte

Course Description

The Most Authoritative and Useful Reference on Natural Health Available

The Complete Guide to Natural Healing shows how to prevent and treat more than 120 common illnesses and maintain overall health using natural remedies. Here is a wealth of information, presented in an easy-to-use, A to Z format:

How natural medicine works:

An overview of natural healing, including diet and nutrition, herbalism, homeopathy, Chinese medicine (including acupuncture and the Chinese tools for healing), bodywork, exercise massage, plus advice on how to choose a holistic health practitioner

How to prevent and treat illness:

Summaries of 120 common symptoms, illnesses and disorders, including the common cold, allergies, bronchitis, heat disease, and more? followed by an array of treatment options from Western, orthodox medicine and traditional, holistic medicine

How to maintain overall health:

A holistic approach to maintaining overall health? as well as strengthening specific organs and systems such as bladder, heart and circulation, lungs, stomach and kidneys - before illness can occur

Also includes: index and reputable mail-order sources for high quality herbs, supplements, homeopathic medicines, herbal foods, and other remedies

About the Authors

Tom Monte, a best selling health writer, is the author of Staying Young; World Medicine: East West Guide to Healing Your Body; Recalled by Life: The Story of My Recovery from Cancer (with Anthony J. Sattilaro, M.D.); and other books about health. His work appears in many of the nationís leading magazines and newspapers. Natural Health is the leading magazine on alternative health care, herbology, bodywork, personal growth, and natural foods.

Learning Objectives

1. Symptoms, disorders and illnesses: from acne, allergies, atherosclerosis, breast cancer to depression, diabetes, immune disorders to menopause, osteoporosis, psoriasis, thyroid and yeast infections.
2. Treat over 100 different conditions using natural healing tools, disciplines and practices, such as nutrition, Chinese medicine, exercise, herbalogy and homeopathy.
3. Practice disease prevention and promote health maintenance of individual organs, such as bladder, gallbladder, heart, immune system, kidney, liver reproductive systems, small intestine, skin and stomach.
4. Describe the history of traditional medicine in the United States.
5. Contrast natural medicine with traditional medicine in terms of side effects or toxic effects caused by their use.
6. Describe the contrasting approach to the human body taken by the orthodox and traditional medicines.
7. Describe the life force as understood in each form of traditional medicine.
8. Explain the concept of balance as represented by yin and yang in the Chinese form of traditional medicine.
9. Enumerate various studies that have validated the use of foods, herbs and physical therapies in promoting healing.
10. Describe the trend toward the use of natural medicine in the Western world.

Course Contents

Acne Headaches
Allergies Hearing Disorders
Anal Itching Heart Disease
Anemia Heat Stroke
Angina Heavy Metal Poisoning
Anxiety Hemorrhoids
Arthritis Hepatitis
Asthma Herpes Genitalis
Atherosclerosis Hiatal Hernia
Back Pain Hiccups
Bladder Problems Hives
Blood Cholesterol Hyperactive Children
Blood Pressure Hypoglycemia
Body Odor Immune Disorders
Breast Cancer Impotence
Bronchitis Incontinence
Burns Infertility
Bursitis Influenza or Flu
Cancer Insect Bites
Canker Sores Insomnia
Cataracts Itching
Cervical Dysplasia Kidney Disease
Circulation Kidney Stones
Cold Sores Knee Problems
Colic Leg Cramps
Colitis Low Back Pain
Colon Cancer Memory Disturbances
Common Cold Menopause
Constipation Menstrual Problems
Cough Migraines
Crohnís Disease Multiple Sclerosis
Cuts Nail Problems
Cystitis and Urethritis Osteoporosis
Dandruff Overweight
Dental Fillings Parkinsonís Disease
Depression Poison Ivy and Poison Oak
Diabetes Polyps of the Colon
Diarrhea Prostate Problems
Diverticulitis and Diverticulosis Psoriasis
Dizziness Rash
Dyspepsia Sinusitis
Earache and Ear Infection Sore Throat
Eczema Sprains
Edema Staphylococcal Infection
Emphysema Stress
Enuresis of Bed-wetting Stroke
Epilepsy Swollen Glands
Fatigue Teeth and Gum Disease
Fever Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome
Fibrocystic Breast Disease Thyroid Disorders
Fibroid Tumors or the Uterus Tonsillitis and Adenitis
Flatulence Toothache
Fungal Infections of the Skin Ulcer
Gallbladder Disease Vaginal Discharge
Glaucoma Vision Problems
Gout Warts
Hair Loss Worms
Halitosis Wounds, Cuts, Abrasions
  Yeast Infections
Aromatherapy, and Essential Oils Herbology
Nutrition Therapeutic Massage
Chinese Medicine Homeopathy
Exercise Hydrotherapy and Physiotherapy
A Guide to Supplements Faith and Healing
Introduction The Liver
The Bladder The Lungs
The Ear The Lymph Systems
The Eye Reproductive Health: Female
The Gallbladder Reproductive Health: Male
The Heart The Skin
The Immune System The Small Intestine
The Kidneys The Spleen
The Large Intestines The Stomach
Resources for Natural Foods, Herbs, Supplements, and Natural Healing Products


"Fascinating information presented in a very learnable manner. My whole family got intrigued and involved." - W.F., RN, NM

"You did an extraordinary job of assembling this guide. In addition to this study course, it also gives me an excellent reference source as questions arise." J.R.M., RN, CA

"Thank you so much - I learned a lot!" - G.B., LPN, MA


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