In this 4th edition of Healing Digestive Disorders: Natural Treatments for Gastrointestinal Conditions, readers are offered an extensive resource of natural remedies and recommended lifestyle changes that have helped thousands of people alleviate symptoms and heal their bodies. Drawing on his clinical experience, Andrew Gaeddert, who once suffered from Crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), covers such topics as herbs and vitamins, Chinese medicine, meditation, and environmental triggers that affect digestion, helping the reader make sense of the multitude of available natural healing techniques.
The 4th edition includes expanded case studies and real-life success stories that illustrate how Mr. Gaeddert’s clients have been able to reduce or eliminate their digestive problems and enjoy greater energy. Organized in a practical manner, the book addresses obstacles to health, reducing fat intake, digestive-friendly grains, and food families as well as advanced treatment options for practitioners.
- Comprehensive appendices—Commonly Asked Questions and Answers, Food Families, Common Acupuncture Points Used in the Treatment of Digestive Disorders, and Additional Formulas (for treatment of digestive disorders).
- Effective treatments for: acid reflux, chemo and radiotherapy side effects, constipation, Crohn’s disease, diarrhea, diverticulitis, food sensitivities, gallbladder problems, gastritis, heartburn, hepatitis, indigestion, intestinal gas, irritable bowel syndrome, mouth ulcers, peptic ulcers, and ulcerative colitis.
Introduction to the Fourth Edition
Chapter One: My Personal Story
Chapter Two: Tips and Affirming Changes
Chapter Three: Natural Therapies
Chapter Four: Symptoms and Treatments
Chapter Five: Digestive Clearing Diet
Appendix A: Commonly Asked Questions and Answers
Appendix B: Food Families
Appendix C: Common Acupuncture Points Used in the Treatment of Digestive Conditions
Appendix D: Additional Formulas