Find Alternative M.D.s, by Dr. Richard H. Leigh and Arle Hagberg, directs readers to a variety of resources and providers of nontraditional medical aid

BEMIDJI, Minn. (MMD Newswire) October 4, 2010 — Find Alternative M.D.s, by Dr. Richard H. Leigh and Arle Hagberg, offers information on a variety of alternative medical treatment options and current providers.

According to Leigh, the mounting costs of traditional health care and a desire for a greater variety of options have resulted in a renewed interest in complementary medicine, a combination of conventional and alternative medicine. Leigh and Hagberg wrote this book to provide readers with a comprehensive introduction to a variety of alternative treatments and providers including contact information and Web addresses. The book also includes commentary on the most recent developments in European alternative medicine, medical as well as veterinary associations that promote alternative medicinal practices, prominent treatment providers and a review of available treatments for a variety of diseases and conditions.

“We wrote this book to provide readers with an inside track to getting the beneficial treatments they need,” says Hagberg. “This resource will expedite anyone’s search for the true range of options available.”

Find Alternative M.D.s provides readers with lists of treatments as well as historical information on the development of certain treatments and advice for avoiding false claims of efficacy. The authors also provide examples of notable resources including a cancer diagnostic center in Florida that claims significant progress in diagnosing cancer prior to tumor growth or the psychiatrist that believes that he may have the key to reversing Alzheimer’s disease.

Find Alternative M.D.s is available for sale online at and other channels.

About the authors

Dr. Richard H. Leigh received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. After serving as a military doctor in the Korean War, Leigh practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Grand Forks, North Dakota until 1988. Guided by state-of-the-art laboratory tests, he then employed a comprehensive antioxidant approach for primarily allergy and chelation therapy patients until his retirement in 2006.

Arle Hagberg has researched medical doctors who use alternatives to drugs and surgery for 30 years. She holds education degrees in English, social studies, sociology and learning disabilities, and enjoys learning and teaching practical information from the consumer’s viewpoint. Hagberg attended medical conferences in Dallas, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; and Minneapolis, Minnesota, while researching alternative medical practitioners.