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Find Your Balance Recent statistics show that more than 90 million Americans will experience dizziness at some time during their lives. The good news is that 80 to 90 percent of sufferers can find relief. In this comprehensive guide, one of the nation's leading authorities on balance disorders tells the millions of sufferers what they can to do to conquer dizziness -- what it is, why they feel this way, and what they can do about it. In Dizzy, Dr. Jack Wazen uncovers the root causes of this disabling, difficult-to-diagnose syndrome and shares the therapies and techniques that can return patients' lives to normal, including essential information on: How to identify balance disorders Types of disorders: from the inner ear to the circulatory and central nervous systems to systemic, sensory, and visual disorders Balance rehabilitation therapy Medication and surgical options Acupuncture, biofeedback, hypnosis, and nutritional and herbal supplements From where to get help to the surprising benefits of a low-sodium diet, filled with encouraging stories of patients who have found permanent relief, Dizzy shows chronic sufferers how to get their lives back on track -- and in balance.
While it is impossible to stop the passage of time, there are ways to prevent it from taking its toll on your appearance and your health-without resorting to injections and painful, expensive plastic surgery. The secret is in the foods you eat every day! The right diet can renew your energy; help you to maintain smooth, clear skin and a youthful glow; and actually add years to your life. This remarkable handbook will be your Fountain of Youth-providing meal plans, delicious recipes, and essential information that will enable you to turn back the clock and get a fresh and healthy new start on life! Your indispensable guide to looking and feeling younger An easy-to-use nutrition counter covering more than 3,000 foods, broken down by their anti-aging nutrients Mouth-watering recipes to revitalize the body and soul How to shop, how to eat, what to look for to achieve optimum health and maximize your quality of life in later years And much more!
DO YOU KNOW... The metabolic rate of two people of the same age, sex, and body type may vary as much as 20 percent; Most of the weight loss from popular high-protein diets is water? and not fat; An addiction to sugar can make it impossible for you to lose weight--unless you know the simple steps (and dietary supplements) for breaking it; Thermogenic agents can trigger your body to burn fat--safely (Find out which ones are recommended? and which to avoid); An herbal form of phen-fen is available without the health risks of the prescription drug; Lemon water or apple cider vinegar can reduce cravings (no kidding!); Acupressure you can do yourself will boost your metabolism--and reduce bloating. Find out how in Natural Medicine for Weight Loss.
An essential survival guide for parents whose children suffer with persistent and often debilitating pain Approximately ten million children are living with chronic pain. Most people would be surprised at such numbers, but for the parents of these children, the challenge of helping a pain-stricken child live a normal life is a frightening and frustrating reality. Chronic pain in children can manifest as abdominal, migraine, or facial pain. It also stems from a wide variety of disorders such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and childhood cancers. No matter what type of chronic pain the child suffers with, a parent must be armed with an understanding of how a child's expression and experience of pain differs from an adult's. Trained in pediatric anesthesia and intensive care at Boston Children's Hospital, Dr. Elliot Krane has devoted his entire professional life to refining and innovating techniques, strategies, and therapies to relieve the suffering of children with pain. In his book, Relieve Your Child's Chronic Pain, parents will find the information and tools they need to get the very best care for their child. It will help you: Recognize, measure, and evaluate your child's pain properly Learn about the many alternative pain-management approaches that can be used at home Dispel fears about addiction if your child is prescribed a narcotic Find an appropriate pain-management clinic for your child Reduce the stress and anxiety in the home in a way that benefits the entire family You may not always be able to eliminate chronic pain entirely, but you can succeed in minimizing your child's suffering.
Organized in a quick-reference, A-to-Z format, Safe Foods will help readers separate the hype from the truth, find safe, healthy foods for their families, and answer some of today's most burning questions, including: - Are organic fruits and vegetables worth the extra expense? - What do experts really know about the safety of genetically engineered foods? - How concerned should a parent be about the hormones, steroids, and antibiotics in a child's diet?
An authoritative and in-depth look at a breakthrough natural antidepressant, this book is by a recognized authority on natural healing and the author of "Natural Medicine for Diabetes" and "Natural Healing for Back Pain."
Millions of Americans suffer from chronic back pain, but what most don't realize is that their ailment is often caused by a combination of factors. According to Dr. Debra K. Weiner, identifying the disorders that contribute to chronic back pain is a critical part of the treatment process. To achieve lasting relief, a multifaceted, multidisciplinary approach is needed--no single pill or therapeutic procedure will solve the problem. In this authoritative guide, Dr. Weiner has distilled 20 years of research and clinical practice into an integrative six-step program. Readers will learn: how to identify the causes of their back pain and determine which treatments are most useful; how to distinguish their problem from potential misdiagnosis; traditional and alternative physical therapies and exercises; proven mind/body approaches; a guide to common medications and injections; pros and cons of different surgeries and invasive procedures; and much more.
Depression is a serious illness that can often have detrimental effects on one's personal and professional life -but it doesn't have to. With proper treatment, one can conquer this mental monster and lead a fulfilling and productive life. What's more, expensive prescription drugs with sometimes debilitating side effects may very well not be the answer. In this breakthrough programme, Dr Michael Schachter offers his proven protocol to treat depression naturally by rebalancing and repairing out of sync and inefficient neurotransmitters in the brain. Readers are guided towards relief through potent, safe natural supplements that directly affect brain chemistry. Combining more traditional treatments with new proven remedies, Dr Schachter's programme reveals: the right amino acids that can help balance brain chemistry; how to easily and effectively control the amount of serotonin, dopamine, and glutamine in the brain - without drugs; the importance of Omega-3 intake and the role of mercury and fluoride toxicity can play in depression and much more.Dr Schachter leaves no stone unturned on the path to treating depression safely, effectively and naturally.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Alzheimer’s Disease: The Complete Guide to Preventing, Treating, and Coping with Memory Lossby Deborah Mitchell Gayatri Devi
The director of the New York Memory and Healthy Aging Services offers sound advice for patients and caregivers facing Alzheimer's disease. This guide covers prevention, treatment, and coping with memory loss and examines the symptoms and stages of Alzheimer's.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM): Autoimmune Disorders: The Revolutionary Drug-free Treatments for Thyroid Disease, Lupus, MS, IBD, Chronic Fatigue, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Other Diseasesby Deborah Mitchell Stephen B. Edelson
An alternative medicine-focused guide to treating autoimmune disorders.
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