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About the Presenter and Author: Dr Alex Vasquez holds three doctoral degrees as a graduate of University of Western States (Doctor of Chiropractic, 1996), Bastyr University (Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, 1999), and University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 2010). Dr Vasquez is the author of many textbooks, including Integrative Orthopedics (2012), Integrative Rheumatology (2014), Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies (published by the Institute for Functional Medicine, 2008), Chiropractic and Naturopathic Mastery of Common Clinical Disorders (2009), Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine for Chronic Hypertension (2011), Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell (2012), Migraine Headaches, Hypothyroidism, and Fibromyalgia (2012), and Mitochondrial Nutrition and Mitochondrial Medicine for Primary Care Conditions (2014). "DrV" has also written more than 100 letters and articles for professional magazines and medical journals such as British Medical Journal (BMJ), TheLancet.com, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA), Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), Current Allergy and Asthma Reports, Integrative Medicine, and Arthritis & Rheumatism-the Official Journal of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr Vasquez lectures worldwide to healthcare professionals and provides expert consultations to physicians and patients internationally. Dr Vasquez is the Chief Editor of International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine (Int J Hum Nutr Funct Med .ORG) , and he helps moderate the "nutrition and functional medicine forum" at NutritionAndFunctionalMedicine.org/edu. A description of Dr Vasquez's other projects, books, audios, and videos is updated at his website InflammationMastery.com with patient consultation information located at HealGrowThriveMedicine.com. All of DrV's books are available on Amazon.com with videos at Vimeo.com/DrVasquez and audio recordings of lectures at iTunes. Interested readers should be aware that all of Dr Vasquez's books are currently being reformatted and updated for full-color printing with presentation slides and accompanying videos starting with Functional Inflammology Volume 1 in 2014; see FunctionalInflammology.com.

Integrative Rheumatology and Inflammation Mastery: Third Edition
 

Special Edition for Bastyr University 2014

Authored by Alex Vasquez
Edition: Third Edition

UPDATE: This book has been replaced by Version 3.5 published as Naturopathic Rheumatology (900 pages in full color; ISBN:978-0990620426) with a shorter excerpt published as Functional Medicine Rheumatology (288 pages in color; ISBN: 978-1502481368).

Integrative Rheumatology & Inflammation Mastery translates important concepts and nutritional/biomedical science into easy and practical clinical applications for the prevention and treatment of disorders of sustained inflammation, which Dr Vasquez describes as "patterns of metabolic disturbance and inflammatory dysfunction" existing in three sequential and overlapping categories: metabolic, allergic, autoimmune. This updated and abbreviated version replaces Integrative Rheumatology (published in 2006 and 2007) and likewise focuses on autoimmune inflammation and related patterns of inflammation which manifest clinically as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, vasculitis, scleroderma and systemic sclerosis. The commonly encountered disorders fibromyalgia and Raynaud's phenomenon are also reviewed. This textbook Integrative Rheumatology & Inflammation Mastery introduces, reviews, substantiates the intellectual and empirical construct of a sufficiently/practically complete approach to the prevention and treatment disorders of *sustained inflammation*, previously termed "chronic inflammation."


Publication Date:
Jan 03 2014
ISBN/EAN13:
1495291065 / 9781495291067
Page Count:
628
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Medical / Rheumatology




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