Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time
In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find a simple dietary plan that may help to alleviate the pains and symptoms of this disease, without the use of drugs of any kind. The overwhelming success of Arthritis and Common Sense and the thousands of grateful letters that pour in to its author prove the effectiveness of his safe and sensible approach. Dale Alexander offers a list of menus, a day-by-day breakdown of meals, and a plan of good eating for an entire week. His simple, nontechnical explanations, large type for easy reading, plus helpful illustrations ensure that every reader will quickly and easily understand what Mr. Alexander believes to be the causes and effects of arthritis and learn how he proposes to obtain relief.
In the thirty years since it was first published, Arthritis and Common Sense has become the best-selling book on arthritis ever written. And it will continue to be read by arthritis sufferers everywhere, because readers tell us this commonsense method works
The complete guide to available therapies for individuals suffering from osteoarthritis and other arthritic diseases.- The most up-to-date information on this disease that strikes one in six people. - Includes case histories, practitioners' perspectives, and a complete resource guide to the organizations, publications, and Internet sites devoted to arthritis. For those suffering from arthritis and other arthritic diseases such as gout and fibromyalgia, The Arthritis Bible is the most up-to-date and complete resource to available treatments--both alternative and conventional. Forty-three million Americans--one in six of us--are afflicted with arthritis, yet the traditional medical community continues to offer only the limited number of treatments found within the narrowly proscribed boundaries of Western medicine. And while many alternative therapies do provide relief, too many have become victims of the flavor-of-the-month mentality, their true merits being lost amidst hype and unwarranted claims before adequate research has been done. The Arthritis Bible supplies the latest wisdom on conventional drugs, exercise, physical therapy, diet, vitamins and minerals, traditional herbs, nutraceuticals, homeopathy, and folk remedies. It also advises how to choose the right medical approach and practitioner, and includes a complete resource guide to the organizations, publications and internet sites devoted to arthritis. For anyone seeking relief from the painful and often debilitating consequences of arthritic diseases, The Arthritis Bible is a must for the shelf.
Since its original publication in 1996, The Arthritis Cure has swept the nation, providing amazing relief for the millions who suffer chronic arthritis pain. By outlining a nine-point program that includes a new effective supplement, ASU, The Arthritis Cure Revised Edition describes a program that can halt, reverse, and possibly even cure degenerative osteoarthritis.
This invaluable resource promises readers the most up-to-date information for following Dr. Theodosakis's program, including:
*Dr. Theo's ratings of the current supplements on the market
*An all new and improved exercise program
*Dietary changes that may help treat arthritis
*New studies supporting The Arthritis Cure to treat arthritic symptoms
Whether it appears as a little bit of creaky stiffness in the hip or knee or as a major case of inflammation that settles in several joints, arthritis is an unwelcome visitor that knocks on just about everybody's door sooner or later. Although there is currently no out-and-out cure for arthritis, there are many techniques for managing this disease--that is, controlling its symptoms so that you can get on with your life
Arthritis For Dummies is a book for both the millions who suffer from chronic joint conditions classified under arthritis, as well as family members and friends of arthritis sufferers who want to offer support and help. The bestselling author of The Arthritis Cure, Dr. Barry Fox, along with healthcare professionals Nadine Taylor and Jinoos Yazdany, have updated this friendly, hands-on guide to give you the latest information available on:
- The different types of arthritis
- Diagnosing the condition
- Alleviating your symptoms and minimizing pain
- The latest treatments and therapies
- Living day-to-day with arthritis and improving your lifestyle
This friendly guide features expert advice on finding a doctor that's right for you and walks you through the latest medications, diagnostic procedures, surgical advances, and dietary findings to help you manage arthritis, slow down its progression, and enjoy life to the fullest. You get diet, exercise, and self-care regimens designed to protect and soothe your joints, as well as the latest on:
- Keeping your joints in shape
- Spotting warning signs
- Evaluating conventional and alternative treatments
- Making positive lifestyle changes
- Dealing with chronic pain
- Exercising away your stiffness
- Coping with stress, anger, and depression
Complete with tips on traveling with arthritis, saving money on prescriptions, and managing your weight safely, Arthritis For Dummies is your must-have guide to controlling your symptoms, finding lasting relief, and enjoying life to the fullest
Osteoarthritis affects over 20 million Americans and is the most common degenerative disorder in the United States. It causes more disability than any other degenerative disease and is occurring in epidemic proportions in our country.In this novel approach to understanding and treating osteoarthritis, orthopedic surgeon Peter Bales highlights the nutritional connection to this painful and debilitating condition. Dr. Bales focuses on new genetic research, which shows that the same poor nutrition responsible for causing increased inflammation in our bodies, along with epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, is also fueling the development of osteoarthritis. Among the topics discussed are the following: *The mechanisms by which our joints become destroyed. The culprits are increased inflammation, increased oxygen free radicals causing our joints to "rust" from chronically elevated blood sugar levels, and hormonal imbalance. *Dietary strategies to decrease the production of oxygen free radicals and to turn off genes that lead to cartilage breakdown. *Joint nutrients that can combat osteoarthritis and specific dietary recommendations for the treatment and reversal of osteoarthritis based on the most current genetic and nutritional research. *The disadvantages of treating osteoarthritis with drugs and the exciting promise of using nutritional intervention that directly affects the expression of our genes. The only book to emphasize the link between poor nutrition and this often-disabling disease, Osteoarthritis: Preventing and Healing without Drugs offers hope for arthritis sufferers and will be of interest to anyone concerned about good health.
A pain-relief expert reveals a proven and unique seven-step program for alleviating arthritis pain
Although sixty-six million American adults suffer from arthritis, Pain-Free Arthritis is the first book by an established rheumatologist to present an effective program to alleviate its often incapacitating pain. Over the last twenty years, Harris H. McIlwain has treated thousands of arthritis-pain sufferers who have found lasting relief by following his treatment program. Scientists have learned a great deal about the mechanisms and types of arthritis in the last few years. McIlwain has distilled this information to its practical essence: the entirety of this book is not geared toward explanation but toward natural relief.
The program created by McIlwain shows readers how to eliminate arthritis pain in joints, knees, wrists, hands and fingers through:
- preventative and therapeutic exercise ?
- a low-fat, anti-inflammatory diet reducing Rheumatoid Arthritis?
- alternative therapies that really work?
- the latest prescription drugs
Victims of any variety of arthritis will find concrete, feasible suggestions enabling them to resume a normal, active life. Now McIlwain's successful methods are made available to all arthritis sufferers for the first time.
A comprehensive self-help program designed to prevent and reverse degenerative inflammatory diseases without drugs and their unwelcome side effects.- The program in this book is designed to help millions who suffer from chronic arthritis pain to heal, rather than to just medicate their symptoms. - Takes a holistic approach to finding the causes of arthritis pain and offers a self-help treatment program designed to heal the body from the inside out by incorporating medicinal herbs, nutritional supplements, exercise, diet, and chiropractic care. - Raquel Martin is the author of the bestselling book The Estrogen Alternative. 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. The authors show readers how to address the causes rather than medicate the symptoms of arthritis by implementing holistic lifestyle changes--from medicinal herbs, nutritional supplements, and natural hormone therapy to whole foods, exercise, and chiropractic care. Thoroughly researched and clearly presented, Preventing and Reversing Arthritis Naturally guides readers through the labyrinth of recent medical studies related to the effects and treatment of this disease. In addition, it discusses the exclusion of alternative therapies from most insurance coverage and provides advice on the action consumers can take to address this. Part practical medical resource, part encouraging guide, Preventing and Reversing Arthritis Naturally will inspire all readers to take charge of all aspects of their health.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a major cause of disability affecting about 1% of the population. Although much effort has been expended on research into the causes and cures of RA, little progress has been made. The focus of treatment in RA is on reducing the disabling consequences of the disease and controlling the symptoms.
Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis examines the nature of RA and its symptoms of pain and stiffness. The role of health care professionals and the individual's encounters with the doctor are important to understand as these experiences influence the individual's behaviour and understanding of their RA.
This book will be an invaluable aid to the considerable number of people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, their families, carers and all health professionals involved in its treatment.