Author Q&A: Integrative Healthcare Remedies for Everyday Life

A user-friendly guidebook for anyone interested in enhancing health and wellness, Integrative Healthcare Remedies for Everyday Life marries modern medical knowledge with a cross-cultural understanding of health and healing. The authors are a family of modern physicians who share a passion for the rapidly growing field of holistic and integrative health. Representing both Western diagnostics and complementary medicine, this reference offers practical guidance on incorporating simple remedies and therapies into everyday life.

Q: What is unique about this book? 

A: It is written by a family of modern doctors who are passionate about integrative medicine i.e., combining modern medicine with traditional and complementary medicine. Therefore, Eastern and Western medical systems are presented together.

Q: How is this book different from books already addressing the same subject? 

A: This book is cross-cultural in its approach to treat common ailments or disease. It also tells you how to do so using simple kitchen and garden spices, herbs, or plants. For example, to treat a cough or flu, the book gives Indian, Chinese, and Western natural remedies. It also tells you about modern drugs to treat a cough or flu.

The book also covers Eastern health systems such as acupuncture, yoga, massage, or ayurveda, which have become borderless.

Q: Who would primarily benefit from reading this book? Who else might be interested in the content? 

A: Anyone who is interested in holistic health and wellness; healthcare professionals (clinicians/doctors, medical students) and parents; practitioners of holistic or integrative medicine; universities offering courses in Integrative Medicine.

Q: What are some of the best features of this book? 

AIntegrative Healthcare Remedies for Everyday Life is a one-stop treatment guide where Eastern and Western medical systems are presented together.

Q: What are the top three things you would like readers to take away from the book? 

A:  1. Prevention is better than a cure.

      2. An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.

      3. There will be little doctor or hospital visits.

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”