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Author McCall, Timothy B.

Title Yoga as medicine : the yogic prescription for health & healing : a yoga journal book / by Timothy McCall ; photographs by Michal Venera
Published New York : Bantam Books, [2007]
©2007

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Description xix, 568 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents How to use this book -- Introduction : a leap of faith -- pt. 1. Yoga as medicine -- 1. Yoga as medicine -- 2. The science of yoga -- 3. Yoga for stress relief -- 4. Bringing a yogic perspective to your health care -- pt. 2. The practice of yoga -- 5. Doing yoga safely -- 6. Choosing a style of yoga and a teacher -- 7. Getting started and keeping it going -- pt. 3. Yoga therapy in action -- 8. Anxiety and panic attacks -- 9. Arthritis -- 10. Asthma -- 11. Back pain -- 12. Cancer -- 13. Carpal tunnel syndrome -- 14. Chronic fatigue syndrome -- 15. Depression -- 16. Diabetes -- 17. Fibromyalgia -- 18. Headaches -- 19. Heart disease -- 20. High blood pressure -- 21. HIV/AIDS -- 22. Infertility -- 23. Insomnia -- 24. Irritable bowel syndrome -- 25. Menopause -- 26. Multiple sclerosis (MS) -- 27. Overweight and obesity -- Afterword : the future of yoga as medicine -- Appendix 1. Avoiding common yoga injuries -- Appendix 2. Sources of further information -- Appendix 3. Sanskrit glossary -- Appendix 4. Sanskrit words in asana names
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Yoga -- Therapeutic use.
Yoga.
Yoga.
LC no. 2006038917
ISBN 9780553384062 trade pbk
Other Titles Yoga as medicine : the yogic prescription for health and healing
OTHER TI Yoga journal. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81061319