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The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse

(2003)
A Chronicle of Medical Mysteries,Curious Remedies and Bizarre But True Healing Folklore
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Did you know that bananas can cure warts; chewing on raw ginger can relieve nausea; sniffing vanilla can help suppress your appetite; or that raw potato can soothe a burn?Healing is full of curious remedies-some based on time-honored folklore, others straight from the medical journals. Nancy Butcher has gathered together some of the most unusual natural cures that have been proven effective today, and even throws in some unbelievable and-thankfully-abandoned therapies from times past.

Filled with case histories of unique illnesses, historic documentation of strange medical practices, and the author's own insightful commentary, this book explains not only how to cure headaches, sleep better, and improve your sex life, but also that people with Cotard's syndrome actually believe they are dead.

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Paperback Editions

September 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse: A Chronicle of Medical Mysteries, Curious Remedies, and Bizarre but True Healing Folklore
Author(s): Nancy Butcher
ISBN: 1-58333-160-3 / 978-1-58333-160-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avery
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2004 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse: A Chronicle of Medical Mysteries, Curious Remedies, and Bizarre but True Healing Folklore
Author(s): Nancy Butcher
Publisher: Avery
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA