The Latin word "doctor" literally means "teacher": one who helps patients learn to heal and stay healthy on their own. Now Andrew Weil, MD—our most trusted authority on alternative healing approaches—invites you to attend his first comprehensive one-on-one audio learning course with Dr. Andrew Weil's Guide to Optimum Health.
On this complete nine-hour curriculum, Dr. Weil personally helps you take charge of your total well-being with proven, natural solutions for boosting your body's self-healing function, building energy, and overcoming everyday health challenges. You'll learn the same practical approach taught by Dr. Weil at his sought-after live workshops—at your own pace, at a fraction of the regular cost.
Join this bestselling author, Harvard-trained botanist, and medical doctor as he explores:
Healing and the Mind: How your thoughts and emotions influence the health and function of every cell in your body
Preventing Chronic Disease: Essential steps for protecting yourself against heart attack, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and more
Your Optimal Diet: A primer on eating for maximum health and pleasure, including insights from the diets of Okinawa and the Mediterranean
Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Supplements: Up-to-date recommendations for protecting yourself from modern environmental dangers, while supporting every system of the body
Herbal Medicine: Straight talk on the benefits of dozens of herbal remedies and botanicals and how to use them for greatest potency, plus seven more sessions on exercise and fitness, optimal aging, alternative therapies, and much more
"Your body wants to be healthy," explains Dr. Weil. The question is: Are you doing everything you can to optimize your own health? Now, with this trusted voice at your side, you can learn to enhance your health for a lifetime of better living with Dr. Andrew Weil's Guide to Optimum Health.
Define Integrative Medicine practices and how these forms of medicine are important to treating the whole person
Discuss the role of diet in optimum health and healing, including specific foods, fats, proteins, supplements (vitamins and minerals), and herbal remedies
Explore specific preventative and alternative medicine practices, as well as numerous ways to strengthen or keep the immune system strong
Observe the experience of aging and chronic disease with practical suggestions in relationship to the possibility for optimum health
Affirm the four areas of physical training that create a complete exercise program for optimal physical and emotional health