It probably won't come as a surprise that the market for alternative medicine therapies has grown into a 14 billion dollar industry or that one-third of all Americans used such services last year. If you were one of those users, you'll be interested in Energy Medicine by Donna Eden. Practitioners of T'ai Chi Ch'uan and other martial arts know the secrets of the body's energy flow and how to control it, but now, Eden offers the everyday consumer a practical guide for managing these energies. For 22 years, she has studied the subtle energies that underlie the body's health and shown how certain therapies work with the body as an energy system. Her case studies, recent supportive research, and program for personal self-care warrant a closer look.