Best medical "conditions" books.
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||The Thyroid Solution: A Mind-Body Program for Beating Depression and Regaining Your Emotional and Physical Health
by Ahem Ridha M.D.,
explains the link between stress and thyroid imbalance; how thyroid
imbalance affects your emotions, sex life and
relationships and how to cope with the effects of this imbalance.
Includes a chapter on depression, which is a typical misdiagnosis
of hypothyroidism. Because thyroid problems
primarily strike women, a whole section deals with women's health issues.
|Thyroid Power : Ten Steps to Total Health
It's sometimes called a hidden epidemic
since it's believed that one in
ten Americans, most of them women, has a thyroid
disorder. Undiagnosed or under-treated low thyroid is an energy-sapping
illness with diverse symptoms including: waking up tired,
unexplained aches and pains, mental sluggishness, overweight despite light eating, low sex
drive, infertility, allergies and more.
||Living Well With Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You That You Need to Know
by Mary J. Shomon.
Under-active thyroid can bring about weight gain, depression, fatigue
and what patients call "brain fog, brillo hair and prune skin.
Because the symptoms of hypothyroidism mimic so many other conditions it can be tricky to diagnose. Shomon, a
health writer and thyroid patient,
manages a thyroid Web site and writes a newsletter on
hypothyroidism covering conventional, alternative and late-breaking
approaches to treatment.
||Preventing and Reversing Arthritis Naturally : The Untold Story
Each year thousands of people struggling with the debilitating effects of
arthritis hear their doctors say that they will just have to learn to live
with the pain. After experiencing this firsthand, Raquel Martin was
determined to find a better way. Together with Dr. Karen Romano, Martin
developed a comprehensive self-help program designed to prevent and
reverse degenerative inflammatory disease without drugs and their
unwelcome or dangerous side effects.
||Insulin Resistance Diet : ow to Turn Off Your Body's Fat-Making Machine
Finally, here is a lifelong, livable eating program that controls
insulin and leads to long-term weight loss without forbidding readers'
favorite foods. The word insulin in the title may mislead people to
believe this is a book for diabetics. Nothing could be further from the
truth.More than 95 percent of the authors' patients have successfully lost
weight and maintained it with the program, which links carbohydrates with
the right amount of protein for maximum weight loss. The program doesn't
forbid any foods but shows how to combine controlled portions of
carbohydrates with protein. The simple premise of the book is to balance
carbohydrates with protein for optimum results.
||The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Anti-depression Diet and Brain Program A must-read for anyone dealing with
depression, The Omega-3 Connection by Andrew L. Stoll, M.D., strikes yet
another blow against the standard American diet. We already know that
years of noshing on highly processed foods have saddled us with sky-high
rates of heart disease, obesity, and related conditions. But, as we're
starting to understand now, our eating habits may also be subtly altering
our brain chemistry, leaving us vulnerable to anxiety disorders and
in this case, it's not just what we're eating--it's what we're not eating:
foods containing omega-3 essential fatty acids--the "good fats" that help
maintain optimal brain function.
||Syndrome X : Managing Insulin Resistance
estimate that as many as two in ten Americans suffer from Syndrome X, a
cluster of disorders also called Insulin Resistance Syndrome.
||The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure: How to Lower Your Blood Cholesterol by Up to 40 Percent Without Drugs or Deprivation by Robert E. Kowalski Lower your blood
cholesterol by up to 40 percent. Cut your risk of heart attack in half .
Millions have seen dramatic results--you can too! In this revised
paperback--with four new chapters not found in the hardcover
edition--Robert E. Kowalski offers a safe, effective, and revolutionary
new approach to lowering blood cholesterol without drugs or deprivation.
||Eat Fat, Be Healthy: When A Low-Fat Diet Can Kill You
by Matthew J. Bayan & Frank Carrea M.D.
The Heart Disease Breakthrough: The 10-Step Program That Can Save Your Life
Thomas Yannios M.D. consider these alarming facts: Many people who have
heart attacks have cholesterol counts under 200.
Low-fat diets can actually raise the heart attack risk in some people. And
heart disease begins its onslaught on the body in childhood. But you can
do something about it;and this book shows how. The Heart Disease
Breakthrough will inform you of the wide range of new medical tests that
are available and what you need to do to counteract your individual risk
factors. Filled with research-based information revealing everything from
the nutritional pros and cons of everyday foods to the benefits (or
ineffectiveness) of certain kinds of exercise, The Heart Disease
Breakthrough gives you and your loved ones immediate access to the latest
groundbreaking research. This is a book that can
save your life.
||Reversing Hypertension : A Vital New Program to Prevent, Treat, and Reduce High Blood Pressure
Julian Whitaker M.D. Combining the very best of conventional and proven
alternative medicines, Reversing Hypertension is the natural therapy,
light-on-drugs, healthy lifestyle way to safely reduce blood pressure. It
will help you take charge of your health-and add years to your life.
Hypertension affects an estimated fifty million Americans. It is the most
significant predisposing factor for heart attack, stroke, and peripheral
artery disease and can even lead to kidney disease, diabetes, and
blindness. It strikes one in four Americans without warning.
||Every Heart Attack is Preventable
by Michael Moggadam