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What is Complementary & Integrative Health (CIH)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Complementary health care is a range of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. Integrative health care is an approach to medical care that combines conventional medicine with complementary alternative practices that have shown through science to be safe and effective.
Recommended Web Sites
The well-known Dr. Andrew Weil sponsors a site that contains a wide range of information on complementary and alternative medicine, including a popular ask Dr. Weil section, which also offers archives of previous questions.
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine--Health Information
This page is part of the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) website. The page contains links to information for consumers on specific alternative medical treatments. Information is organized under multiple headings, including: Topics A-Z, Herbs at a Glance, and Know the Science.
Offers new and updated articles and research about acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM Resources, , including select books, music, quality herbs and medical supplies.
MedlinePlus: Integrative Medicine
The National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus can help consumers locate authoritative health information on integrative medicine. Search MedlinePlus for articles by using the search feature at the top of the page. Also, search for various alternative therapy topics including: cancer alternative therapy, herbal medicine, acupuncture and dietary supplements.
About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products
This resource, from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, provides evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more.
Find a Doctor/Practitioner
Find a Doctor/Practitioner
DoctorFinder is a resource available through the American Medical Association (AMA), which provides patients and the general public with basic professional information on most licensed doctors in the United States.
Books Not to Miss
Llewellyn's Book of Natural Remedies by
Publication Date: 2020-04-08
This book contains more than 400 remedies using everyday ingredients for 101 different ailments, with each ailment supported by four remedies, one from each category of essential oils, herbs, Ayurveda, and home remedies.
Instant Tai Chi by
Publication Date: 2018-09-04
A practical introduction to the ancient Chinese system of Tai Chi, its history and philosophy, with step-by-step guidance on its core postures and sequences, breathing techniques and the popular Hand Form. Tai Chi is an immensely effective exercise technique that has been used throughout the world for centuries to improve physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Whether you are looking to reduce stress, alleviate pain or simply optimize your general health and wellbeing, this ancient system of movements is for you.Part of a new series of short, sharp and sweet 'Blueprints for Everyday Wellness', Instant Tai Chi provides the history and philosophy behind this ancient Chinese exercise, as well as its different styles and basic practices. It then guides you safely and easily, step by step, through the core Tai Chi postures and sequences, showing the benefits of each, and gives practical tips on how to bring the extraordinary benefits of Tai Chi into your life.
Crystals and Other Practical Healing Energies: Chakra, Feng Shui, Colour by
Publication Date: 2020-12-07
This unique compendium of natural New Age therapies reveals how the vital energies of Nature can be harnessed to enhance your emotional peace of mind, your physical health, happiness and wellbeing. The first part of the book explores the innate power of crystals (including analysis of the power and qualities of over 60 individual crystals), how to use light and colour, and the ancient Indian system of chakras. The second part looks at the home and how to banish negative forces and welcome pro-active energies. Finally, a section on the ancient arts of feng shui shows how to draw on the forces of the natural world and transform each room in your house. Use this book to bring mental, spiritual and emotional harmony into your life.
Own Your Self by
Publication Date: 2019-09-17
In a book that's both provocative and promising, holistic psychiatrist Kelly Brogan, M.D., author of A Mind of Your Own, shows us that we don't have to medicate our mental, emotional, and physical pain away-that the best way out is through. She explodes the mistaken belief that our symptoms-from mood changes to irritability to fogginess and fatigue-are evidence that we are sick or broken. Then she charts a new path to get real, get well, and get free.
Publication Date: 2017-05-09
n his New York Times bestseller Wheat Belly, Dr. William Davis changed the lives of millions of people by teaching them to remove grains from their diets to reverse years of chronic health damage. In Undoctored, he goes beyond cutting grains to help you take charge of your own health. This groundbreaking exposé reveals how millions of people are given dietary recommendations crafted by big business, are prescribed unnecessary medications, and undergo unwarranted procedures to feed revenue-hungry healthcare systems.
South Jersey Holistic Practice
For the past three years, Dr Karmazin has dedicated herself to the practice of Integrative Medicine as Medical Director at Virtua Center for Integrative Medicine, before moving on to private practice. Her passion and experience in complementary medicine make her uniquely qualified to offer a personalized holistic approach to healthcare.
South Jersey Holistic
Polina Karmazin, MD
Pavilions of Voorhees
2301 E. Evesham Rd
Building 800, Suite 219
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Tao Clinic of Acupuncture
The Tao Clinic of Acupuncture is an acupuncture clinic with offices in Marlton, NJ, Bryn Mawr, PA and New York City.
At Tao Clinic of Acupuncture, we practice acupuncture as an integrative part of Chinese medicine that treats the root causes of diseases and the whole person.
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