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Asthma: The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapies
The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapies
Paperback      ISBN: 0892819324
A comprehensive program to help asthma sufferers identify their triggers, make changes in their environment, diet, and lifestyle, and reduce their dependence on drugs. • Evaluates the full range of therapies, including acupuncture, herbalism, massage, yoga, and breathing exercises, as well as standard pharmaceuticals. • By the authors of the bestselling Food Allergies and Food Intolerance. • Provides special advice for parents with asthmatic children. Almost everyone with asthma could be feeling better and using fewer drugs; this book shows you how. Internationally recognized authorities on allergies and asthma, Dr. Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin provide a comprehensive step-by-step program to help you identify your personal asthma triggers and make changes in your environment, diet, and lifestyle that can reduce your exposure to allergens and your need for drugs. The authors have examined the most up-to-date research to offer a critical survey of the full range of asthma therapies, from alternatives such as acupuncture, herbalism, yoga, and breathing exercises to the commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals. Expectant mothers and fathers with asthma will appreciate the information on how to reduce the risk of their unborn child acquiring the disease, and parents will find advice that can help their asthmatic children lead happier, healthier lives.
The Broken Cord: A Family's Ongoing Struggle With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The Broken Cord
A Family's Ongoing Struggle With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060160713
Dorris, author of A Yellow raft in blue water , professor at Dartmouth College, and member of the Modoc Indian tribe, tells the moving story of his adopted Sioux son Adam, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and offers an informed general account of FAS itself. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
The Coming Plague
Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
Paperback      ISBN: 0140250913
A critically acclaimed study documents the outbreaks of newly discovered diseases around the globe, such as HIV, Lassa, and Ebola, and explores the social and environmental deterioration that helps to keep such viruses alive. Reprint. Tour.
The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics
The Wounded Storyteller
Body, Illness, and Ethics
Paperback      ISBN: 0226259935
This work argues that people tell stories in order to make sense of their suffering; ill people are wounded storytellers. Frank recounts a collection of illness stories ranging from the well-known to the private testimonials of people with cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome and disabilities.
Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception
Attention Deficit Disorder
A Different Perception
Paperback      ISBN: 1887424148
A new edition of an influential study of Attention Disorder, which argues that the condition is rooted in human evolution, includes new supporting evidence and reflects new advances in non-drug treatments. Original. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. Tour. IP.
The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0385479565
Describes how a strain of lethal virus showed up in 1989 at a Virginia laboratory, and relates the efforts of a military biohazard SWAT team to identify and contain the virus
Hay Fever: The Complete Guide: Find Relief from Allergies to Pollens, Molds, Pets,    Dust Mites, and More
Hay Fever
The Complete Guide: Find Relief from Allergies to Pollens, Molds, Pets, Dust Mites, and More
Paperback      ISBN: 089281988x
A step-by-step guide to understanding and coping with hay fever, perennial rhinitis, and other allergic reactions. • Helps to determine whether you really suffer from hay fever and how to deal with it on a year-round basis. • Shows how to lessen your symptoms without drugs and how to avoid reactions in the first place. • Explains how to minimize the development of allergies in your children. • Includes appendices on pollen seasons around the world, air pollution, and useful products and resources. Almost everyone has thought that they may be suffering from hay fever at one time or another. But what is hay fever? And what are the most effective treatments? Hay Fever: The Complete Guide looks at these questions and provides the scientific background on the causes and types of hay fever and related sinus conditions and how to treat them for the most effective results. The authors explore all the issues of respiratory allergies, including the links between asthma and hay fever and the related issue of preventing allergies in children. They also discuss the role of food allergies and allergens and review the common myths surrounding them. The most effective treatments, both drug-based and homeopathic, are analyzed and weighed against one another. Helpful Appendices offer a summary of the causes, symptoms, and possible treatments for hay fever as well as various sources for further information.Â
A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
Paperback      ISBN: 0679735666
A naturalist guides readers through the human senses, discussing the evolution of the kiss, the sadistic cuisine of eighteenth-century England, the chemistry of pain, and the melodies of Earth
Healing Add: The Breakthrough Program That Allows You to See and Heal the Six Types of Attention Deficit Disorder
Healing Add
The Breakthrough Program That Allows You to See and Heal the Six Types of Attention Deficit Disorder
Paperback      ISBN: 0425183270
A revolutionary new approach to the nation's most common learning disorder identifies six types of Attention Deficit Disorder and provides readers with a useful roadmap for choosing the proper treatment regimen. Reprint.
Power Sleep: The Revolutionary Program That Prepares Your Mind for Peak Performance
Power Sleep
The Revolutionary Program That Prepares Your Mind for Peak Performance
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0060977604
Based on many years of research, a guide offers readers an easy, all-natural, drug-free way to improve their sleeping habits, overcome insomnia, and enable them to achieve their maximal mental and physical well-being. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.