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Diabetes Burnout: What to Do When You Can't Take It Anymore
William H. Polonsky - 1999
It's easy to get discouraged, frustrated, and burned out. Here's an author that understands the emotional rollercoaster and gives you the tools you need to keep from being overwhelmed, addressing such issues as dealing with friends and family, and how you can better handle the stress for better health. Written with compassion and a sprinkle of humor.
Homeopathic Psychology: Personality Profiles of the Major Constitutional Remedies
Philip M. Bailey - 1995
Philip Bailey describes in depth the personality profiles of some 35 polychrests. The last pages of the book cover a mix of psychological astrology and homeopathy when he explores the elements and some polychrests. Bailey provides detailed information on 35 major types, giving insight on diagnosis, mental and emotional traits, and physical characteristics. His broad profiles of major constitutional remedies give the reader a good overall picture of the personality type and therefore ways of remembering facts about the archetype, by having a unifying theory for each remedy.
The Pcos Workbook: Your Guide to Complete Physical and Emotional Health
Angela Grassi - 2009
What does that mean?" "Will I ever be able to have a baby?" "I try to lose the weight, but I'm hungry all the time." "Why can't I just stop eating sugary, fattening foods?" "Why do I have hair growing everywhere and will it ever get better?" "I am so depressed and moody. Is this related to my PCOS?" If any of these statements sound familiar, this workbook can help you! The PCOS Workbook, a practical and comprehensive guide, helps you understand not just the physiology of PCOS, but what you can do about it. Step-by-step guidelines, questionnaires and exercises will help you learn skills and empower you to make positive changes in your life that might not get rid of PCOS, but will help you live with it harmoniously: Lose weight, take control over your eating and improve your health Understand your medical treatment Improve your fertility Manage the stress in your life Be mindful with your eating and in life Challenge body image myths and insecurities Overcome obstacles to becoming more physically active Cope with the challenges of infertility ...and get closer to living the life you want to live!
Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) During Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond
Marc Silver - 2004
He searched in vain for a book that would give him the information and advice he so desperately sought. Now this award-winning journalist has compiled just the kind of emotionally supportive and useful resource that he wished he had been able to consult-to give men the tools they need to help their wives, their families, and themselves through this scary, uncertain time.In his years as a consumer journalist and veteran of the News You Can Use staff at U.S. News & World Report, Marc Silver learned what kind of information and advice on medical crises readers found most valuable. He draws on that experience as he covers in depth all the issues couples coping with breast cancer will have to face during diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. Highlights include: - The shared experiences of other breast cancer husbands- Guidance from top cancer doctors in the country- Advice on when, how, and what to tell your young children- Tips on coping with radiation and chemotherapy - A candid discussion of sex and intimacy following breast cancer surgeryMore than 200,000 women are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. At last, with this book, the men who love them have a road map to help them through a difficult and unprecedented journey.
Healing Arthritis: Your 3-Step Guide to Conquering Arthritis Naturally
Susan Blum - 2017
One example, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), is the most common autoimmune disease, affecting 1% of the US population, and almost 68 million people worldwide. Conventional medicine tends to treat arthritis with strong, gut-damaging, immune-suppressing pain medications, temporarily relieving the symptoms of the disease without addressing its root causes. Now, in her groundbreaking new book, Dr. Susan Blum, a leading expert in functional medicine, offers a better approach to healing arthritis permanently. Dr. Blum’s GROUNDBREAKING THREE-STEP PROTOCOL is designed to address the underlying causes of the condition and heal the body permanently by: -Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, and more -Healing your gut to heal your joints -Reducing inflammation without medication Dr. Blum’s INNOVATIVE TWO-WEEK PLAN to quickly reduce pain through anti-inflammatory foods and supplements; followed by an intensive gut repair to rid the body of bad bacteria and strengthen the gastrointestinal system for a dramatic improvement in arthritis symptoms and inflammation; and then addresses the emotional issues that contribute to inflammation, and eating a simple, Mediterranean inspired diet to maintain a healthy gut. Featuring detailed case studies, including Dr. Blum’s own inspiring personal story, Healing Arthritis offers a revolutionary way to heal your gut, repair your immune system, control inflammation, and live a happier, healthier life…arthritis-free.
Comprehensive Pharmacy Review
Leon Shargel - 1994
Chapters by over 55 specialists provide comprehensive outlines and practice questions for all topics covered in the pharmacy curriculum, including chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacy practice, and drug therapy.This edition is reorganized to reflect current changes in the pharmacy curriculum. Brand-new chapters cover medication errors and bowel disorders. The revised chapter on drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions reflects the greater use of nutraceuticals.
Your Thyroid and How to Keep It Healthy: The Great Thyroid Scandal and How to Survive It
Barry Durrant-Peatfield - 2002
This is the second, greatly updated and revised, edition of Dr Durrant-Peatfield's practical guide to recognizing the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease and to treating the problem with diet and natural supplements, in conjunction with modern western drugs and surgery when really necessary.
A Headache in the Pelvis: A New Understanding and Treatment for Prostatitis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes
David Wise - 2001
The 4th edition enlarges the scope of the book to specifically address the Stanford Protocol for women'ss pelvic pain and includes a large illustrated section on the method of pelvic floor trigger point release. It also includes details of Paradoxical Relaxation for conditions of pelvic pain that affect women.
Living Well with Autoimmune Disease: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You...That You Need to Know
Mary J. Shomon - 2002
And while doctors may prescribe treatments to relieve these surface ailments, when asked about the life-long health implications of an autoimmune condition, they often just shrug their shoulders. Yet much like cancer, having one autoimmune disease puts you at high risk for developing another, and understanding the underlying immune process can reverse a patients approach to a dysfunction--for the author, it changed the way she ate, the vitamins and supplements she took, and the types of doctors she visited. Living Well with Autoimmune Disease is the first book that goes beyond the conventional treatments by showing you how to work on your underlying autoimmune dysfunction with natural and alternative therapies.
Medicare For Dummies
Patricia Barry - 2008
With 77 million baby boomers entering the program, questions about what Medicare is and how it affects seniors are certain to arise. Medicare For Dummies addresses this uncertain topic and helps those eligible for Medicare benefits maneuver the complicated process. Topics include: summary of Medicare benefits; Medicare coverage options; Medicare rights and protections; updated information on changes to Medicare based on recent changes in healthcare legislation; how the economy affects Medicare; and more. * Includes up-to-date information on the changing healthcare landscape so recipients can take advantage of the new provisions * Helps readers make sense of Medicare in these uncertain times If you're one of the millions of Americans looking to get the lowdown on Medicare, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.
Tim Anderson - 2013
The body you built through movement during the first several years of your life was meant to be the foundation from which you would continue to add strength, power and resiliency. Your body was meant to be strong, graceful, powerful, fluid, mobile and resilient. You were never meant to be broken, weak, fragile, stiff or injured. You were never meant to just "fall apart" with age. You are supposed to be able to conquer mountains, and even playgrounds, well into your golden years. You are supposed to enjoy this life with vitality. But, many of us do not. Many of us are just watching life go by. We have lost our way. We have lost our foundation. Our sedentary lifestyles have robbed us of the foundation and the joy of movement that we built as children. Because of this, we have lost our strength, our health, our resiliency and our vitality. Thankfully, we were indeed made to move. Through movement, specific movements, we can regain our foundation of strength, our foundation of health. We can become the strong, powerful, and graceful bodies that we were meant to be. We can enjoy this life with vitality. We don't have to be spectators, merely existing. We were made for adventure, for life! We can regain our Original Strength - our foundation. We can help our bodies remember how to move again and in doing so, we can become strong, healthy and resilient; like we were meant to be. We invite you to join us and regain the body you were always meant to have: A body capable of enjoying life.
Hair Care Rehab: The Ultimate Hair Repair & Reconditioning Manual
Audrey Davis-Sivasothy - 2012
Dandruff. Split Ends. When your hair reaches rock bottom it's time for a little rehab. While we can't permanently undo the damage of the past, Hair Care Rehab: The Ultimate Hair Repair and Reconditioning Manual will give you the blueprint and tools you need to salvage and work with your stressed out hair. Who is this book for? Everyone! Brunette, blonde, straight, wavy, curly, thick, fine-- no matter your hair situation, rehab has you covered! This book takes readers through three phases of rehab: The Intervention: Discusses hair structure, type and form. Also defines hair damage, and teaches you how to work with overworked hair! The Detox: Presents a 5-Step strategy for hair repair that WORKS! Hair Therapy: Offers tips and solutions for 30+ common scalp and hair care issues. If your relationship with your hair is on the rocks, get the rehab you need today with Hair Care Rehab. Contents: Unit I: The Intervention Chapter 1: Let's Start Off With What Is Not True Chapter 2: Hair & Scalp: Just the Basics Chapter 3: Damage Defined Chapter 4: What s Your Drug of Choice? Unit II: The Detox Chapter 5: Getting Damage under Control Unit III: Hair Therapy & Treatment Chapter 6: The Hair Repair Manual Special Topics Alopecia (Hair Loss) Basic Hair Breakage Burns (Appliances) Chemical Burns Chlorine & Pool Water Damage Color Fading Contact Dermatitis Cradle Cap Crown-Area Hair Breakage Damaged, Highly Porous Hair Dandruff & Dry Scalp Dry, Brittle Hair Eczema Red, Itchy Scalp Fine, Limp Hair Frizzy Hair Graying Hair Green Hair Hair Loss & Thinning Head Lice Heat Damage Oily Hair Psoriasis Ringworm Seborrheic Dermatitis Shedding Single-Strand Knots Sluggish Hair Growth Split Ends Sun & Surf Damage Tangly Hair Thinning Hair Edges Thin Ends Unit IV: Outpatient Therapy Chapter 7: Special Hair Conditioning & Restoration Treatments Chapter 8: On the Shelf!
Modern Essentials: A Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils
Abundant Health - 2009
Modern Essentials: A Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils is perfect for anyone looking to know more about the essential oils and how they can be used in everyday life. Whether you are a beginner or a long-time essential oil user, this book is designed for you.Features of this contemporary guide include the following: * Easy-to-understand definitions for each medical condition listed in the "Personal Usage Guide" section. * Listings of all of the essential oils and essential oil blends with their chemical constituents, historical uses, application suggestions, safety data, and much more. * Essential oil solutions for helping with everything from common disorders such as acne to more serious illnesses such as diabetes. * An introduction to the essential oils, including their benefits and historical background. * Reflexology charts. * Illustrated instructions explaining how to perform the Aroma Touch-TM Technique.Published in October of 2009. 208 pages.
Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do: Revised and Updated Edition
Greg Anderson - 1993
Greg Anderson, a cancer survivor, has designed this book for the recently diagnosed, those with recurring symptoms, and those who are well but have a lingering fear that the disease may strike again. Informative and inspiring, Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do goes hand-in-hand with the patient's medical treatment and is an invaluable roadmap to recovery. Filled with practical, healing "action steps" that have been used by thousands of cancer survivors, the revised edition also contains important new information--including recently approved medical treatment options, updated cancer research, and Internet resources--geared toward making sense of the fast-changing world of cancer treatment and recovery.
Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin
Gary Scheiner - 2004
In this fully updated and revised edition, diabetes educator Gary Scheiner provides the tools to think like a pancreas”to successfully master the art and science of matching insulin to the body’s ever-changing needs. Comprehensive, free of medical jargon, and packed with useful information not readily available elsewhere, this new edition covers the many strides taken in diabetes education and management since the first edition seven years ago. Think Like a Pancreas includes critical information, such as day-to-day blood glucose control and monitoring, designing an insulin program to best match your lifestyle, up-to date medication and technology, and new insulin formulations and combinations.