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FINDING DIRECTION, THE VITAL GUIDE TO NATURAL THERAPIES

What happens when the doctor says, “There’s nothing more we can do”?

Do you:

  • Accept the prognosis, take it on the chin, pop the pills and learn to put up with it?
  • Sit and wonder what the hell you can do for yourself?
  • Think, there must be another way if only I knew how or what?

Often there is another way. But the health field is a maze.

Investigative journalist, author and health blogger, Jeanette Leigh, takes the guess work out of the minefield.

You can reap the benefit of her years of research into the myriad of complementary and alternative medicines and practices, to help you navigate your path to healing with her latest book, Finding Direction, The vital guide to natural therapies, at www.whatshealthy.com.au.

Finding Direction, The Vital Guide to Natural Therapies, is a comprehensive, easy to read guide to understanding a multitude of health approaches.

Is staying well for the rest of your life too much to ask?

Jeanette says NO! In Finding Direction, The vital guide to natural therapies, she provides vital and practical advice and crucial information that could help keep you well till you die!

  • Advice on how to be discerning health care consumers
  • Understanding of what natural therapies are and how they work
  • What’s available in the “health department” so you don’t have to depend so heavily on the traditional “doctor model”, which is often hugely reliant on drug therapies and treating symptoms, rather than the cause of illness or disease
  • Questions you should ask any health practitioner
  • Vital information about a range of excellent modalities from Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to naturopathy and Jin Shin Jyutsu®

“I hope that this book will broaden people’s vision so they can achieve better outcomes through making well-informed choices,” says Jeanette.

“Western medicine is of course important; however it’s not the only way. Achieve balance in all things and you have a chance for a good healthy life.”

How can you make the best choices when you ‘re unaware of what’s available?

People are voting with their feet and hoofing it to the naturopath, kinesiologist, or Chinese medicine specialist.

Figures from 2008 show that around 4 in 10 American adults and 1 in 9 children were using some form of complementary medicines. This has increased to more than 50%. The complementary health world is a multi-billion dollar industry because tried and true natural medicines work.

Finding Direction will help you avoid wasting money and  become discerning health service consumers. 

“People who self-prescribe and take lots of different supplements and vitamins, often have very expensive urine. That’s because they cannot know what their body chemistry is yearning for without proper diagnosis.”

Finding direction costs only $9.95 and could save you many hundreds of thousands of dollars in health care expenses throughout your life.

The search for optimum health is a mental, physical and spiritual journey. How can you achieve the best outcomes if you don’t have access to all the alternatives?

About the Author

JEANETTE LEIGH – THE BASICS
  • Journalist – The Age newspaper, Herald Sun newspaper, various magazines
  • Author – 5 books
  • Screenwriter - stay tuned!
  • Entrepreneur – Health forums
  • Slightly nutty – This is good because nuts are good for you
  • Long-term consumer - Natural health services
  • Advocate - For choice in health services
  • Mother – Wonderful grown daughter
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< ! [if !supportLists] >o < ! [endif] >DVT deep vein thrombosis, The condition you don’t have to have, Co author Monica Jane Shalit (Pennon Publishing, 2002)

< ! [if !supportLists] >o < ! [endif] >Biography, Maxine Fensom, Maxine Stripped Naked, Tales from the sex industry (Pennon Publishing, 2004)

< ! [if !supportLists] >o < ! [endif] >Managing Aches and Pains (B Jain Publishing, 2010)

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< ! [if !supportLists] >- < ! [endif] >Advocate for the pursuit of good health

< ! [if !supportLists] >- < ! [endif] >Mother – Wonderful 23 year old daughter

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