The ultimate reference guide for those who want to take advantage of alternative healing methods, without giving up the high-tech benefits of modern medicine. Part One tells what to expect from both conventional and alternative medicine by comparing the advantages, problems, benefits and risks. And it tells how to choose medical practitioners best suited to your individual needs. Part Two is an A-to-Z reference listing common ailments. For each one, Dr. Altshuler maps out a step-by-step strategy for blending alternative and conventional treatment to achieve optimal healing results.