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.
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.
"A book to treasure"
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.
'Bad Science’ hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science, becoming a 400,000 copy bestseller. Now Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess.
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.
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.
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 Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policy makers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Andrew Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications....
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.
Author Cory Franklin, MD, who headed the hospital's intensive care unit from the 1970s through the 1990s, shares his most unique and bizarre experiences, including the deadly Chicago heatwave of 1995, treating the first AIDS patients in the country before the disease was diagnosed, the nurse with rare Munchausen syndrome, the only surviving ricin victim, and the professor with Alzheimer's hiding the effects of the wrong medication.
"great stories told well."
A Complete Medical Terminology Audio Course. Learn the correct definition, spelling and pronunciation of over 500 most commonly used medical terms. Whether you're a nurse, allied health worker or a medical transcriptionist looking to improve your knowledge of key medical terms, medical terminology Audio Learn is your complete medical terminology audio study guide. Utilizing a proven method to decipher any medical term from its prefix, suffix and root word, Medical Terminology Audio Learn is the best way to increase retention!
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.
We are all increasingly bewildered by the simple question of what to eat. Despite advice from experts, governments and dieticians about the dangers of too much fat, sugar, protein and lack of exercise, our nutrition - and the global obesity crisis - is getting worse. Why can one person eat a certain meal and gain weight and another eat exactly the same food and lose pounds? Genes provide part of the answer, but we have been overlooking one vital aspect of diet that lies within us.
"Knowledgeable, informative and entertaining"
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"
Contrary to popular opinion, if you have been diagnosed with type two diabetes or pre-diabetes, you need not resign yourself to a life of deteriorating health and complex regimens of testing and medications. Science and modern research show that a proper diet and exercise routine can absolutely reduce your blood sugar levels and keep them in the healthy range daily, freeing you from insulin dependence and the other drugs that facilitate the normalizing of your blood glucose day in and day out.
My Hormones: A Simple Guide to Better and Longer Living teaches readers in simple, easy to understand language about the harmful health effects of hormone imbalance and how these issues can be corrected with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Readers from all walks of life will discover a shocking new truth: the reason a great many of us feel poorly, age quickly, and die prematurely is that our hormones are out of balance! And the best part of this truth is that diagnosis of hormone balance is simple, and treatment is safe and effective.
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"
Dr. Rankin discovered the health care she had been taught was missing something: a recognition of the body’s innate ability to self-repair. Using cases of spontaneous healing, Dr. Rankin shows how thoughts, feelings, and beliefs can alter the body’s physiology. She lays out the data proving that loneliness, pessimism, depression, fear, and anxiety damage the body, while intimate relationships, gratitude, meditation, sex, and authentic self-expression flip on the body’s self-healing processes.
"I would recommend this audio book"
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.
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.
In Incurable Me, a maverick physician brings transparency to some of medicine's most closely guarded secrets. As he establishes a link between commerce and medical research, K. P. Stoller also explains how to treat some of the most worrisome diseases and conditions afflicting humans today - including Lyme disease, brain trauma, dementia, and autism.
You're about to discover how to treat asthma, how to help prevent asthma attacks from occurring, and how to take care of your asthma using some of the best all natural and medical methods available! Take control of your life and your health now! Stop doing what doesn't work and get a strategy in place that will help you with your asthma now! Proven techniques and strategies that really work!
Will hunger, disease and poverty ever disappear? Can you, as an individual, really do anything to help ease suffering around the world? Paul Farmer says “Yes.”
Antioxidants: Mighty Cancer Weapons describes how large quantities of antioxidants (AOs) can benefit cancer patients of both orthodox and alternative oncology. It explains how and why a super abundance of AOs are able to create an inhospitable terrain for the cancer cells, with a potential for their demise. It speaks of cancer prevention, how AOs positively affect blood flow, how they alkalize the body, hydrate cells, attract oxygen into the cells, enhance the conductivity of bodily fluids, and much more.
If you want to know how to cope and live with lupus, then check out this guide. In this step-by-step guide you will understand the disease, the person having such disease, and adapt to the situation.
Addiction is a complex problem, with social, psychological, and biological underpinnings. The scope of the problem is at epidemic proportions. Thanks to decades of scientific research, we are better equipped than ever to comprehend the causes, complications, and effective social and medical treatments for addiction.
The Thyroid Connection by Amy Myers is a self-help book for people who suffer from thyroid dysfunction or suspect that they do. Myers took up her mission to help others understand thyroid conditions when she was in medical school and was diagnosed with Graves' disease, an autoimmune condition that results in hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid. Only after Myers discovered functional medicine, which looks for the root causes of illness rather than treating individual symptoms, did she begin to thrive.
David Oshinsky, whose last book, Polio: An American Story, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, chronicles the history of America's oldest hospital and in so doing also charts the rise of New York to the nation's preeminent city, the path of American medicine from butchery and quackery to a professional and scientific endeavor, and the growth of a civic institution.
As a practicing physician, Jason Fung tends to heavily rely upon scientific studies as a means to explain his various viewpoints on obesity, as well as to debunk commonly held myths on obesity and assumptions that can become problematic. In conjunction with scientific research, Fung takes time to describe various biological processes that demonstrate how different bodily systems work in concert to either promote weight gain or weight loss.
The cure for reversing heart disease is as simple as changing the food we eat. One of our country's leading experts in both preventive medicine and the science of food, Dr. Fuhrman speaks directly to listeners everywhere who want to take control of their health and avoid taking medication or undergoing complicated, expensive, unnecessary, and often ineffective procedures or surgery.
You're about to discover some of the best all natural and medical methods to improve your eyesight or to help prevent your eyesight from going bad! Your eyesight is one of the most important things in your life! Get the information you need to improve and protect your vision!
Our health care system is in critical condition. The Affordable Care Act has insured more Americans than ever, yet deductibles keep rising and costs continue to climb. Now more than ever, the industry needs a shot in the arm. It needs The Innovator's Prescription, the now-classic approach to efficient, affordable health care.
The procedure of rectal cleansing through an enema is not a new concept to any of us. While many of us may never have used it, there are others who swear by the benefits of having an occasional enema to get rid of accumulated waste material. The latest thing in rectal cleansing is the coffee enema. While enemas are done mostly with warm water, this one involves inserting coffee via the anus to cleanse the rectum and the large intestine.
Welcome to a small-town Emergency Room in rural Ohio. While it's true our ER doesn't see the stabbing and gunshot action ERs see in inner cities, we have no shortage of the sad, the scary, the painful, and the just plain dumb. With more than 20 stories, things ER workers want to say to patients, and Emergency Room bingo, A Double Dose of Dilaudid will take you on a joyride to the funnier side of the ER. See what a bored husband did to get out of a date night with his wife, find out what happens when you try to make your own meth, and more.
The introduction of new medicines has dramatically improved the quantity and quality of individual and public health, while contributing trillions of dollars to the global economy. In spite of these past successes - and indeed because of them - our ability to deliver new medicines may be quickly coming to an end. Moving from the 20th century to the present, A Prescription for Change reveals how changing business strategies combined with scientific hubris have altered the way new medicines are discovered, with dire implications for both health and the economy.
First off, I'm very sorry that you have an interest in this topic. I suspect that either you or someone that you know has broken a bone. This is the kind of thing that seems to bedevil children but it turns out that it can strike any of us at any age. I suspect that by this point in life you already know how to deal with having a cold, the flu, or a stomach ache. However, there is a very good chance that nobody ever told you how to deal with breaking a bone.
Each year thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. Many of these deaths could have been prevented were it not for the almost universal moral hand-wringing over the concept of selling human organs. Author and bioethicist Mark Cherry reasserts the case that health care could be improved and lives saved by introducing a regulated transplant organs market rather than by well-meant, but misguided, prohibitions.
While serving with the Peace Corps in Swaziland, Thomas Cowan encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner and Weston A. Price - two men whose ideas would fascinate and challenge him for decades to come. Both drawn to the art of healing and repelled by the way medicine was - and continues to be - practiced in the United States, Cowan returned from Swaziland, went to medical school, and established a practice.