By Yeshi Dhonden, B. Alan Wallace
Dr. Donden gives an introduction to the Tibetan medical system, its perspective on the body as well as the nature of illness, to Western medical practitioners. Chapters imclue the topics of: the digestive process, the humors, and the classification of disease. He goes on to discuss particular issues such as AIDS and cancer and finally how to improve one's lifestyle to encourage health. His discussions are particularly interesting because he brings his many years of personal experience into his presentation.