Alternative therapies

Alternative therapies

New research and treatments for endometriosis

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carolyn DeMarco
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses emdometriosis. Shares new research and treatment options. 

Cracks in the therapy system

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Reid
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the intricacies of feminist therapy. Introduces a network of feminist therapists working together in Saskatchewan. 

Myra laramee, medicine woman

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Reid
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces prairie healer Myra Laramee.  Demonstrates the way to wellness in defiance of the culture of despair surrounding AIDS. 

Birth centres give women another option

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Sampson
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Vol 13, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces the birth centre as another option for families. Shares birth stories. Discusses the benefits of midwifery care and birth centre's for some families. 

In our words: profiles of organizations working to better women's health

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 13, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles organizations across Canada working to better women's health. Lists mission statements, program intentions and community involvement. 

Battling interstitial cystitis

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne-Marie Conolly
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses interstitial cystitis, a bladder disease that is becoming more frequent in women, is under-diagnosed and not often talked about. Explains symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and what it is like to live with the disease. 

 

 

 


Breast cancer resources

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers an annonated list of breast cancer resources. 

 

    

Holistic remedies can help ease the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Margaret de Souza
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Vol 12, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article defines PMS and explains its causes. Offers a holistic approach to relieve the symptoms associated with PMS. 

Moving through menopause

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ellen Shearer
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Vol 11, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article promotes the effectiveness of exercise and nutrition as an alternative therapy for menopause and other health problems associated with aging. Suggests ways to strengthen the mind and body for optimal health and well-being. 


    


Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Lone Rotenberg
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Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

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