A knowledgeable handbook with a patient’s perspective for women afflicted with the common, debilitating, painful disease known as endometriosis
More than 176 million women worldwide suffer with endometriosis, a condition causing agonizing pelvic pain which affects every aspect of a woman’s life. While there is currently no cure for endometriosis, patients can take action to reduce their symptoms and improve their overall wellbeing by following a comprehensive wellness plan.
Written by an experienced author who has lived with endometriosis for years, Living with Endometriosis includes expert advice drawn from doctors and researchers tackling this debilitative disease, along with tips for recognizing symptoms and getting the most effective help possible.
Living with Endometriosis includes: • Up-to-date information on the latest hormonal and surgical treatment options • Information for a broad, full-body approach to wellness • Guidance on becoming an active advocate for your personal care • Valuable medical and community resources for endometriosis sufferers
Learning to live with the chronic pain of endometriosis can seem overwhelming. Don’t let endometriosis defeat you; make the choice to seek out the best possible care that works for your needs and take your life back from endometriosis!
THE FIRST TRULY COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME PATIENTS
Affecting well over 50 million Americans, the series of conditions known as metabolic syndrome has reached epidemic proportions. Found in patients where increased blood pressure, high blood sugar level, excess body fat, and abnormal cholesterol level occur together, metabolic syndrome increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. With so many conditions working together, and no set list of identifiable symptoms, the best defense against metabolic syndrome is information—understanding the need for proper diet, exercise, and wellness checks. So long as patients at risk of developing metabolic syndrome understand their risk factors, they can work to prevent the syndrome and restore their good health.
Incorporating information from all the latest research and treatment options, Living with Metabolic Syndrome is the breakthrough guide to understanding this ever-growing health problem. This comprehensive manual takes advantage of new findings from both clinical and physician studies while providing guidance in clear, authoritative language. Touching on every aspect of metabolic syndrome, including: risk factors and possible symptoms; doctor’s visits, including choosing a specialist; and dealing with the emotional/psychological strain of long-term illness, Living with Metabolic Syndrome offers powerful techniques and real-world advice that sufferers can immediately relate to.
Living with Metabolic Syndrome covers: • Detailed information on the risk factors for metabolic syndrome, including diet, lifestyle and heredity • The variety of possible symptoms, such as fatigue and low appetite, which can accompany the syndrome • Treatment options, both medical and holistic, including the latest research discoveries and updates The essential steps after receiving a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome, including a quick-start 10-step checklist • The role that each doctor and specialist will play in your diagnosis and treatment regimen
Providing not only knowledge and hope, but new and practical ways of confronting and living with the syndrome, Living with Metabolic Syndrome lets you reclaim your health, your energy, and your life.
For the millions of people afflicted with irritable bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s and colitis, it can be a daily struggle to find nutritious meals that won’t aggravate symptoms or cause a flare-up. The Living with Crohn’s & Colitis Cookbook is your essential nutrition guide with over 100 recipes and meal plans expertly designed to improve daily functioning and help relieve symptoms of Crohn’s and colitis.
The Living with Crohn’s & Colitis Cookbook contains everything you need to plan your meals, balance your diet, and manage your symptoms, including: • A guide to keeping a food journal • Sample meal plans • Tips for shopping for an IBD diet • Gentle and nutritious recipes to help soothe flare-ups …and much more!
The Living with Crohn’s & Colitis Cookbook features over 100 recipes, including Zucchini Buckwheat Banana Bread, Homemade Almond Milk, Dr. Lang’s Healing Soup, Garlic-Herbed Scallops, Coconut Curry Chicken over Brown Rice, Mushroom Risotto with Cashews and Parmesan, Crabapple Walnut Cake, and many more. The book also features Paleo recipes.
Approximately 1.5 million people in the United States alone are afflicted with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a category of illnesses that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and that number is steadily growing. Although there is not yet a cure for Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis, patients can help reduce their symptoms and improve their overall wellbeing by following a comprehensive wellness plan such as those outlined in Living with Crohn’s & Colitis.
Living with Crohn’s & Colitis offers patient-focused, expert guidance on everything from the latest medical treatments, how to cope with a diagnosis, and tips for balancing diet with a busy lifestyle so you can form a personalized wellness plan.
Living with Crohn’s & Colitis also includes: · Easy to understand information on the role of inflammation and the immune system on gut health · Traditional and alternative treatment options for a broad, full-body approach to wellness · A 3-month wellness plan adjustable to each individual’s health needs · Over 25 delicious recipes designed for those with IBD
Learning to live with the myriad aspects of Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis treatment, including dietary restrictions and medications, can seem overwhelming. Written by a naturopathic doctor and a Crohn’s patient, Living with Crohn’s & Colitis is a thoughtful, balanced resource to help you on your journey to wellness.
The Most Trusted Resource and Reference for Millions of Americans
Living with Hepatitis C was the first book to explain in everyday language the causes of this disease, its major and minor symptoms, and all of the latest treatments available. Researchers have continued to make dramatic strides in helping the millions of Americans who suffer from Hepatitis C since the book’s first publication, and each new edition has kept up with the most recent findings.
The latest revised Living With Hepatitis C, Fifth Edition includes cutting-edge information on:
* New treatments including pegylated and consensus interferons * Living-donor transplants * Co-infections with Hepatitis B and HIV/AIDS * Promising new clinical trials of protease and polymerase inhibitors * New maintenance therapies, an expanded and updated resource section, ways to avoid infection, and much more
Living with Hepatitis C, Fifth Edition is still the “gold standard” resource and reference for those who must endure this disease. It offers guidance and answers for those infected by the virus–and for their spouses, families, and friends.
Chronic pain is a condition that afflicts over 50 million Americans.
Chronic pain can be a symptom of a variety of illnesses, injuries, or chronic conditions. From back pain to migraine headaches to arthritis, from sports injuries to cancer, chronic pain can afflict anyone at any age. It is one of the most frequently under-treated conditions and, even worse, many doctors simply ignore it.
Chronic pain specialist Dr. Jennifer Schneider offers expert advice and guidance to the millions of Americans who suffer with chronic pain.
In Living with Chronic Pain you’ll learn:
* How to choose a pain specialist doctor * The latest information on the warnings and recalls of popular Cox-2 inhibitor and NSAID painkillers such as Vioxx. * The truth about opioids and why they are under-prescribed * The most up-to-date non-drug approaches to pain management including physical therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, brain stimulation, biofeedback, counseling and more * Details on clinical trials, the new analgesics and cutting-edge endorphin research
Now updated with the latest information about medications and treatments, the second edition of Living with Chronic Pain is essential reading for anyone suffering with or treating this debilitating condition.