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.
Disclaimer: Please note that this recording may include references to supplemental texts or print references that are not essential to the program and not supplied with your purchase.
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Yes, learned a lot. If you have heart problems this is a must listen.
Yes, I love the The Great Courses!!!
A little nasally.
A documentary then YES!!!
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.
I have known the difference between good food and bad food for a long time, but I didn't understand why some foods were better than others until I listened to this course. The information I gained has changed my life. I have more energy than I have had in years.
When she said that garlic and omega 3 oil would improve my cholesterol more than the drugs would; this was big for me because I have high cholesterol but am have an intolerance for the drugs.
No, but I have purchased another and plan on starting it tomorrow.
It made me glad I bought it.
I have been making family members, such as my brother who suffers from a lot of the same maladies that I do, purchase and listen to the course.
Author was a good story teller...
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