Delve into the world of holistic healthcare, the range of nature-based methods and treatments that are both clinically proven and readily available to you - and that provide an alternative way for you to nurture your own optimal health, disarm stress, and deepen the experience of well-being.
These 24 compelling and practical lectures offer a rich spectrum of choices and possibilities for your own healthcare, as well as practical tools for creating a truly healthful lifestyle. Whether you're looking for a sound alternative to the drugs so common in our health-care system or you're merely curious about the validity of herbal medications, this course points you to numerous empowering avenues for healthful living.
You'll examine a number of far-ranging topics, including:
No matter what kind of life you're living, optimal health is one of the greatest assets you can have. In speaking deeply to a truly integrative approach to healing, these lectures can make a profound difference in your health now and in the future and help you live your life to the absolute fullest.
Disclaimer: These lectures are not designed for use as medical references to diagnose, treat, or prevent medical illnesses or trauma. Neither The Great Courses nor Dr. Guarneri is responsible for your use of this educational material or its consequences. If you have questions about the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a medical condition or illness, consult a qualified physician.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
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This is a subject I'am already interested in. Dr. G made it so fascinating I was sad when we got to the end of the lecture. I will be listening again!
DR G brings real people and their stories into the lecture. She really cares about patients & people, it makes this series of lectures very interesting.
DR Ornish changing Dr.G life with his request for help with research
Using this knowledge,Let us all work together and make a better, healthier world.
I believe this knowledge will change my life!! Thank you Dr. G
Yes, its valuable information that everyone could benefit from.
Useful and practical information is presented, and good and memorable examples.
The narrator talks way too slow with a lot of unnaturally long pauses that ruin the whole flow of the lectures.Was kind of frustrating to listen to as a result. I'm wondering if the recording was accidentally set at a slower speed when it was recorded, because when I speed it up to 1.5 times it sounds about the right speed. Another reviewer mentioned that when they set it at 1.5 times the speed it seemed right as well.
The tree analogy was good.
Really glad there's variable speed on my Kindle device.
Listening to Dr G has giving me the extra push toward living the healthy lifestyle I've wanted for myself and was already taught. She taught me news great information and quoted lots of statistics and research studies she says are from reputable big journals. However, I listened to her lecturers at a speed of 1.25x the whole time because listening to her at a normal speed made me sleepy because she pauses a lot, repeats things she wants to highlight, and talks very slowly.
I really enjoyed this course. It touches on a variety of topics in medicine, nutrition, spirituality, beliefs, support systems, and so much more. It is well rounded and constructed. Worth listening too. The speaker is calm and takes her time in emphasis so if you like to speed up the discourse I recommend the 1.25 speed setting on your listening devise.
To review certain topics as a matter of fact I refer to the chapters often to share and give credit.
She is an excellent speaker, presents in an attention grabbing style.
As a health educator I am always interested in medical information and though there was not a lot of new information for me, I was not disappointed in the content. The presenter is very methodical in her presentation and it is easy to understand her concepts. I do get a little weary of the New Age influence in current medical trends, and this was heavy on that, but it is the day we live in and people are certainly entitled to their own religious beliefs.
I like that it is informative and it is based on facts not any one extreme side. I like that it challenged me on a few things i believe in and encouraged to dig deeper.
Covers great topics with good information. Sometimes seems a bit one sided but it is a good series of lectures to get more information and to challenge common beliefs. Enjoyed them very much, even if I didn't always like what i heard
Professor Guarneri has a passion for this subject which can be heard in her lectures. Her excitement on the subject makes the lectures fun and enjoyable.
The information in these lectures is life changing! If we all put this information in to practice, our world would be a better place!
Science based evidence
Proof is in the pudding
This is a great summary about everything I've learned about natural healing in the past year. She supports her claims with scientific and lab studies.
The audible may be a bit slow, I listened to this at 1.25 speed.
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