Herb, Nutrient and Drug Interactions: Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Strategies

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Author: Stargrove Mitchell Bebel, Treasure Jonathan, McKee Dwight
Published: December 2007
Publisher: A Mosby Title
Number of pages: 960
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Product Description

Presenting detailed, evidence-based coverage of the most commonly encountered therapeutic agents in modern clinical practice, this resource is designed to help you safely and effectively integrate herbal, nutrient, and drug therapy for your patients or clients. Combining pharmaceuticals with herbs or supplements may complement or interfere with a drug's therapeutic action or may increase adverse effects. Additionally, drug-induced depletion of nutrients can occur. Comprehensive clinical data, quick-reference features, and the insight and expertise of trusted authorities help you gain a confident understanding of how herbal remedies and nutritional supplements interact with pharmaceuticals and develop safe, individualized treatment strategies for your patients.

About the author:

Mitchell Bebel Stargrove, ND, LAc, is a naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist practicing in Beaverton, Ore. He is the developer and editor in chief of the Integrative BodyMind Information System (IBIS), an encyclopedic reference work of natural medicine. He is also founder of Integrative Medical Arts, which produces professional and consumer reference and educational tools in the areas of alternative therapy, complementary health care, and natural medicine.

Jonathan Treasure: After studying medical sciences at Cambridge University, Jonathan Treasure graduated from the School of Phytotherapy in England and is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalism there. He practices in Ashland at Partners for Health.

Dwight L. McKee M.D. is an Oncologist who graduated from Williams College with honors in chemistry in 1970. He then entered a combined M.D.-Ph.D. program at Case-Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he completed the first 2 years of medical school, as well as full graduate studies in pharmacology, and 1 year of research. After changing his interest from laboratory research to clinical medicine, he completed his last 2 years of medical school at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington Ky, where he received his M.D. degree in 1975