The New York Times number-one best seller. At the age of 36, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live.
"Slice of life"
In the New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina, a molecular biologist, shares his lifelong interest in how the brain sciences might influence the way we teach our children and the way we work. In each chapter, he describes a brain rule - what scientists know for sure about how our brains work - and then offers transformative ideas for our daily lives. Medina’s fascinating stories and infectious sense of humor breathe life into brain science.
Over 90 percent of the population suffers from inflammation or an autoimmune disorder. Until now, conventional medicine has said there is no cure. Minor irritations like rashes and runny noses are ignored, while chronic and debilitating diseases like Crohn's and rheumatoid arthritis are handled with a cocktail of toxic treatments that fail to address their root cause. But it doesn't have to be this way.
"Great practical guide"
On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle and the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, memory - then discusses new research findings as to what measure warriors can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and win. A brief, but insightful look at history shows the evolution of combat, the development of the physical and psychological leverage that enables humans to kill other humans, followed by an objective examination of domestic violence in America.
"A must read for anyone dealing with "warriors""
In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman - chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field - gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and advancements in the modern world is occasioning this paradox: greater longevity but increased chronic disease.
In When the Body Says No, physician and writer Gabor Maté explores the mind-body link and the connection between stress and disease. Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a relationship between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer’s disease? Is there such a thing as a “cancer personality?” Drawing on scientific research and years of experience as a practicing physician, Maté provides answers to these and other important questions.
"Dr Gabor Mate - an inspiration"
The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution explains survival overdrive syndrome (SOS) and how it impacts our bodies and can lead to illness and, more importantly, offers a drug-free cure developed through Dr. Romm's research and clinical work with tens of thousands of patients. In as little as two weeks, you can lose excess weight, discover increased energy, improve sleep, and feel better. With The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution, you can rescue your metabolism, hormones, mind, and mood - and achieve long-lasting health.
Are you exhausted all the time, plagued by brain fog, and unable to lose weight? Do you struggle with insomnia, panic attacks, and tremors? But does your doctor insists your labs are normal and that you just need to eat less and exercise more? As anyone who has been there knows, nothing is more frustrating, stressful, and emotionally draining than feeling unwell and being told you're fine by the very person who is supposed to heal you. The truth is your symptoms could be caused by a thyroid disorder.
Oliver Sacks' The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat tells the stories of individuals afflicted with fantastic perceptual and intellectual aberrations: patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognize people and common objects; who are stricken with violent tics and grimaces or who shout involuntary obscenities; whose limbs have become alien; who have been dismissed as retarded yet are gifted with uncanny artistic or mathematical talents.
In the tradition of Carl Sagan, Rachel Carson, and Stephen Hawking, a new voice has emerged with the unique gift of translating cutting-edge science into clear, accessible language: Dr. Bruce Lipton. With The Wisdom of Your Cells, this internationally recognized authority on cellular biology takes listeners on an in-depth exploration into the microscopic world, where new discoveries and research are revolutionizing the way we understand life, evolution, and consciousness.
For two thousand years, cadavers have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. They've tested France's first guillotines, ridden the NASA Space Shuttle, been crucified in a Parisian laboratory to test the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, and helped solve the mystery of TWA Flight 800. For every new surgical procedure, from heart transplants to gender reassignment surgery, cadavers have been there alongside surgeons, making history in their quiet way.
"A down to earth, thought provoking discussion"
Dr. John E. Sarno's Healing Back Pain is a New York Times best seller that has helped over 500,000 readers. Continuing the research since his ground-breaking book, the renowned physician now presents his most complete work yet on the vital connection between mental and bodily health.... Musculoskeletal pain disorders have reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with most doctors failing to recognize their underlying cause.
"Hope it works!"
The official lifestyle companion guide to Dr. David Perlmutter's revolutionary approach to vibrant health, as described in his international best sellers Grain Brain, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and Brain Maker. With over a million copies sold worldwide, Dr. Perlmutter's novels have changed the lives of people across the globe, revealing the devastating truth about the effects of gluten on the brain and teaching us how to reprogram our genetic destiny.
Have you heard of CBD (also known as Cannabidiol) Oil? If you have, you probably already know about its healing properties and medicinal value. Being a strong believer in the goodness of CBD Hemp Oil, author Christopher Knowles feels compelled to bring the truth to the surface. In his book, CBD Hemp Oil, he explains in depth the many benefits of this healing oil in disease treatment.
Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? was written to address the true causes of hypothyroidism in this country and how to manage them. The vast majority of hypothyroid cases are caused by Hashimoto's disease, an autoimmune reaction, and are being treated inappropriately or misdiagnosed by the standard health care model. Through exhaustive research and clinical experience, Dr. Kharrazian has discovered the many causes of hypothyroidism, including autoimmunity, and how to manage it.
Nine months of tying tourniquets and pushing new medications, of IVs, chest compressions, and defibrillator shocks - that was Kevin Grange's initiation into emergency medicine when, at age 36, he enrolled in the "Harvard of paramedic schools": UCLA's Daniel Freeman paramedic program, long considered one of the best and most intense paramedic training programs in the world.
A silent health crisis is impacting one third of the American population - nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Because its symptoms often don't manifest until the liver is seriously compromised, many people are not aware that they are at risk. Did you know that if you have fatty liver disease, you are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke) and potentially several devastating conditions such as liver cirrhosis and liver cancer? Did you know that fat is as dangerous as alcohol to the liver?
Best-selling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them, and details what is needed to liberate ourselves. Starting with a close view of his drug-addicted patients, Dr. Maté looks at his own history of compulsive behavior, weaving a story of real people who struggle with addiction with the latest research on addiction and the brain. In a bold synthesis of clinical experience, insight and cutting edge scientific findings, Dr. Maté sheds light on this most puzzling of human frailties.
"Great Read if u want to understand addiction"
A masterful synchronization of history and cutting-edge science shines new light on humanity's darkest diagnosis. In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease.
In Dr. Benaroch's 24 lectures, experience for yourself the high-stakes drama and medical insights of life in an everyday emergency department: the most intense department in any hospital and home to the kind of split-second decision making, troubleshooting, and detective work that can make the difference between a patient's life and death.
The author shows you in this impactful book how to experience a life full of health and happiness while living with diabetes and not have it take you over. He gives you mental and physical transformation at its finest. He teaches you the importance of exercise and diet plans that you can adapt to any stage you may be in the disease.
Integrated health is coordinated care, which is comprehensive and seamless care that is a worldwide trend in health-care reforms. In this book we will discuss the importance of trauma-informed care with all systems who touch the lives of trauma-exposed children and families. We will reflect how integrated health occurs based on the performance practice of primary care and behavioral health integration (PCBHI) working as a patient-centered model home.
The growth of careers and career pathways within medicine and health care can be confusing, yet it reflects the evolution of modern medicine which relies upon a myriad of different specialists each able to contribute their own particular skills to the care and wellbeing of the patient or client. Careers within the NHS are many and varied, with opportunities to train not only as nurses and doctors but also as dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and speech and language therapists.
Psychiatric Pharmacogenetics is a book written by a physician and scientist - both renowned in the field of psychiatric pharmacogenetics - and written specifically for the busy practitioner. It gives a synopsis of the history of how the science of pharmacogenetics evolved, and gives a basic but detailed overview of the science which is rooted in the Cytochrome P450 system.
Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care - to become an ICU physician - and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death. But then during her first code she found herself cracking the ribs of a patient so old and frail it was unimaginable he would ever come back to life. She began to question her choice. Extreme Measures charts Zitter's journey from wanting to be one kind of hero to becoming another - a doctor who prioritizes the patient's values and preferences.
Diabetes is a condition where the sugar levels in a person's blood are too high. If left untreated, diabetes can progress over time, resulting in serious complications such as blindness, heart attacks, and kidney disease. Unfortunately, there is currently no medical cure for diabetes. A healthy diet and lifestyle changes are essential for coping with diabetes as well as healing. This book offers effective strategies on how to lower your blood sugar naturally and reverse diabetes.
How to treat hemorrhoids and how to prevent hemorrhoids from coming back! Don't live with the itching, burning, and discomfort of hemorrhoids any longer! Take the initiative now to listen to this book and learn all that you need to know in order to end this pesky problem! From all natural to medical solutions, this book has what you need. You're about to discover how to treat hemorrhoids and how to prevent hemorrhoids from coming back!
When Michael Collins decided to become a surgeon, he was totally unprepared for the chaotic life of a resident at a major hospital. A natural overachiever, Collins' success in college and medical school led to a surgical residency at one of the most respected medical centers in the world, the famed Mayo Clinic. But compared to his fellow residents, Collins felt inadequate and unprepared.
There are many negative consequences to being online and gaming too much! This book will help you to fully understand the problem and take steps to fix your unproductive behavior so that you or someone you know can dramatically improve their quality of life. Don't let this opportunity pass you by! It is amazing how much better life can be when it is in the proper balance! A must have book if you or someone else you know is suffering from video game, Internet, or online addiction!
Unfortunately talking about digestion, and the related functions within our bodies, is often considered taboo, which makes increasing awareness about problems that can occur, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a hard task. Written for those with some, little or no previous knowledge or experience of IBS this course will help students to understand the condition, making it easier to manage your own condition or help other to manage theirs.
Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon's shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away. The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon walks that rope between the two. In the operating room, there is no time for doubt. It is flesh, blood, rib retractors and pumping the vital organ with your bare hand to squeeze the life back into it. An off day can have dire consequences - this job has a steep learning curve, and the cost is measured in human life. Cardiac surgery is not for the faint of heart.
Aging kills about 100,000 humans each day. If you help to hasten the defeat of aging by just one day, then you can potentially save 100,000 lives. About 36,500,000 humans die each year from aging. Nothing is more tragic than aging. This book is meant to spread the message that defeating aging is both feasible and desirable. This book is about why funding should be increased for longevity research.
Heart disease is the number-one cause of death in the United States - and the world. Every 40 seconds, one American dies from cardiovascular disease, which claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Yet most of us are only vaguely familiar with the amazing organ inside our chests that sends 2000 gallons of blood throughout our bodies every single day.
Shocking, funny and unflinchingly honest, Emergency Admissions gives us a fascinating glimpse into the extraordinary world of ambulance driving from the man behind the wheel.
Kit Wharton has been an ambulance driver for a dozen years. This book is his report from the frontline of that work: 999 calls that hurtle him to critical moments in other peoples' lives. Nothing in this job is normal; every job is different. From the bizarre to the terrifying and tragic, Wharton takes his audience through his strange work.
Despite modern medicine's infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion's share of illnesses. However, what patients say and what doctors hear are often two vastly different things. Patients, anxious to convey their symptoms, feel an urgency to "make their case" to their doctors. Doctors, under pressure to be efficient, multitask while patients speak and often miss the key elements.
Take steps now to help alleviate the damaging effects and pain of osteoporosis or help prevent it from ever occurring! In this book you will discover proven strategies and treatments that really work! A must have book if you or someone else you know is suffering from osteoporosis! Get relief for osteoporosis and take steps that can dramatically improve the quality of your life. Be sure and get this valuable resource before it's too late!
This book provides the listener with nine foundational values that transform a healthcare organization, outfitting it to succeed in the modern environment of high accountability and value-based medicine. Plagued by traditional leadership paradigms, the healthcare industry continues to deliver status quo results. Transformational thinking must dominate by embracing the values that have been vetted over 25 years in healthcare settings that are described in The Culture Cure.
Is it cancer or just a bad pixel? Radiologists are the physicians we rarely get to see. Radiologists at Work contains the most memorable moments from the careers of 20 radiologists who practiced from the 1940s to the present day. These true stories are told with the trademark wit and warmth that has earned Carolyn Jourdan five national best-sellers.
Em Farrell is a psychotherapist with many years of experience working with eating disorders. She originally set up a center for women with eating problems in London and used CBT and massage to help them. This book takes you deep into the troubled mind and body of an anorexic. It explains why anorexia occurs, what it does to the mind and body of the sufferer and how they can recover. It will benefit parents, friends, partners of anorexics and sufferers themselves, if they want to change.