Picture of Health
Transform your life with Ayurveda. A practical, user-friendly manual for patients seeking to improve their health by integrating the best of both holistic and conventional medicine. Includes hands-on tips, gourmet Ayurvedic recipes, leading-edge scientific research, and more.
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Drawing upon the authors’ decades of experience as both primary care and integrative medicine physicians, Picture of Health: Transform Your Self-Care and Health Care Through Ayurvedic and Integrative Medicine explores basic concepts of Ayurveda and other popular complementary medicine approaches.
You’ll learn how, and why, to incorporate diet, daily routine, exercise, herbals, meditation, and other modalities to enhance your traditional medical care in order to maximize wellness. You’ll also explore case reports, scientific references, disease specific guidelines, inspiring illustrations, recipes, and a wealth of practical ideas and tips for optimizing your health.
Charles R. Elder MD, MPH, FACP has MD and MPH degrees from Boston University School of Medicine. He has served as a primary care internist at Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) for 26 years and has been the physician lead for the complementary and integrative medicine program at KPNW for 18 years. In this capacity, Dr. Elder offers a referral-based integrative Ayurvedic clinic for Kaiser patients, advising patients in the areas of diet, exercise, herbal medicine, mind-body practices, and other complementary medicine modalities.
Leslie D. Elder MD received her MD degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and practiced urgent care medicine for 15 years, during which time she also maintained a private integrative medicine practice focused on Ayurvedic herbal and dietary therapeutics.
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