Orthomolecular Treatment of Chronic Disease: 65 Experts on Therapeutic and Preventative Nutrition
„As I have had this book now for 5 days I will not pretend to had studied everything it as of this writing and I will add comments to this review in the future. One thing is for sure is that the author is not a self promoter, as multiple reviews have not appeared on the first day the book was available on Amazon, like in the case of Cholesterol Clarity.
Andrew Saul’s 800 page compilation on the treatment of chronic disease with therapeutic amounts of substances naturally occurring in the human body ( such as minerals, vitamins, co factors ) should be enough to convince any open minded person that this approach should be tried ahead of any pharmaceutical approach to the treatment of chronic disease. The book is organized into three sections: Foundations of Orthomolecular therapy ( 130 pages ) Pioneers or Orthomolecular Medicine ( 43 pages ) and about 600 pages dealing with the specifics of treatment of Alcoholism, Alzheimer’s Disease, Cancer, Depression and Anxiety, Drug Addictions, Eye Diseases. Fatigue, HIV/Aids, Hyperactivity , Radiation Sickness, Schizophrenia and Psychosis.
In Part one and part three is a compilation of short articles written by specialists within the field, and edited by the author. Because of this format the reader will come across some duplication of facts, but these tend to reinforce the learning of the non professional reader. The style of writing is accessible, though written at level that will engage the health care provider. Many of the case histories where details of protocol that could only be used by a doctor are probably not that helpful to the average reader, other than to convince him that important therapies can be achieve through this approach. Hopefully, the detailed discussions of case histories will convince some independent doctors to offer some of these therapies to their patients.“