Tibetan medicine is about 2500 years old and some of its elements are even older, about 5000 years or more. The author had a cancer treatment with serious and chronic side effects and turned to alternative medicine for help. A Tibetan friend had a dream of getting a Tibetan doctor to Norway and this is how it all started, in 1986, with Dr. Lobsang Wangyal, personal physician of H.H. the Dalai Lama who visited Norway, treating patients with diverse chronic illness, many of whom got remarkable results. The book describes the philosophy of Tibetan medicine in general and Diagnosis and Treatment, Diet, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Heart Diseases, Asthma, Skin Diseases, Cancer, Head aches, AIDS, Psychiatry and more on the basis of the interaction of the author with Tibetan doctors.
Tove L. Larsen born in Norway, was educated in literature and economy in England. She is a freelance Journalist and author of crossword puzzles.