Integrative Medicine for Respiratory Conditions: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Gloria Y. Yeh, Randy Horwitz

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Abstract

Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are 2 common chronic respiratory disorders in primary care that cause considerable morbidity and mortality. This article reviews disease pathophysiology and outlines an integrative, multidimensional approach to the evaluation and management of these conditions, including pharmacotreatment, nutrition, supplements, self-care strategies, mind-body therapies, and other integrative modalities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)925-941
Number of pages17
JournalMedical Clinics of North America
Volume101
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Integrative medicine
  • Respiratory disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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