Alternative approaches

Mandelbaum-Schmid, Judith
July 1997
Self;Jul97, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p54
Presents alternative remedies to treat frequent tension headaches. Recommendations from reiki instructor Libby Barnett, Amanda MacQuade Crawford, a member of Britain's National Institute of Medical Herbalists and Judith O'Connell, an associate professor of osteopathic manipulative medicine.


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