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See below for a selection of the latest books from Popular medicine & health category. Presented with a red border are the Popular medicine & health books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Popular medicine & health books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Searching for Health

Searching for Health

Author: Anna Dirksen, Kapil (Assistant Professor of Medicine) Parakh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2021

We've all been there. Late at night, staring into the glow of a phone trying to make sense of some health-related issue that we know nothing about. In Searching for Health, Dr. Kapil Parakh, with Anna Dirksen, brings to life knowledge he gained from working at Google and practicing medicine. Helping readers avoid common pitfalls, get the information they need, and partner effectively with their health team to figure out a path to good health together, the book distills decades of scientific research into a set of easy-to-follow tips. It also incorporates * firsthand accounts of common challenges on the path to good health; * an inside look at how doctors approach and assess health-related information; * techniques that consumers can use to locate evidence-based information online, whether in blogs, social media postings, forums, or news stories; * guidance on how individuals can make the best use of new technologies, such as health trackers and other applications; * recommendations to help patients assess health information for themselves and make decisions based on what they find; * brief summaries of the scientific studies underpinning the recommendations; and * online and offline resources-including handy checklists and worksheets-to help readers prepare for appointments, discuss tough topics with their doctors, and take control of their health. In addition to helping readers find evidence-based information online, the book provides insights into what you can expect from a visit to a doctor or hospital, how to make a decision about surgery or other treatment, what tests doctors will order, which symptom trackers are really effective, and what questions to ask about medications, supplements, and more. Searching for Health is a valuable resource for charting a healthier path through life.

Searching for Health

Searching for Health

Author: Anna Dirksen, Kapil (Assistant Professor of Medicine) Parakh Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2021

We've all been there. Late at night, staring into the glow of a phone trying to make sense of some health-related issue that we know nothing about. In Searching for Health, Dr. Kapil Parakh, with Anna Dirksen, brings to life knowledge he gained from working at Google and practicing medicine. Helping readers avoid common pitfalls, get the information they need, and partner effectively with their health team to figure out a path to good health together, the book distills decades of scientific research into a set of easy-to-follow tips. It also incorporates * firsthand accounts of common challenges on the path to good health; * an inside look at how doctors approach and assess health-related information; * techniques that consumers can use to locate evidence-based information online, whether in blogs, social media postings, forums, or news stories; * guidance on how individuals can make the best use of new technologies, such as health trackers and other applications; * recommendations to help patients assess health information for themselves and make decisions based on what they find; * brief summaries of the scientific studies underpinning the recommendations; and * online and offline resources-including handy checklists and worksheets-to help readers prepare for appointments, discuss tough topics with their doctors, and take control of their health. In addition to helping readers find evidence-based information online, the book provides insights into what you can expect from a visit to a doctor or hospital, how to make a decision about surgery or other treatment, what tests doctors will order, which symptom trackers are really effective, and what questions to ask about medications, supplements, and more. Searching for Health is a valuable resource for charting a healthier path through life.

Behind the Mirror

Behind the Mirror

Author: Jeanne Simons, Sabine Oishi, James C., MD Harris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2021

Jeanne Simons devoted her career as a social worker and educator to the study, treatment, and care of children with autism. In 1955, she established the Linwood Children's Center in Ellicott City, Maryland, one of the first schools dedicated to children with autism. Her Linwood Model, developed there, was widely adopted and still forms the basis for a variety of autism intervention techniques. Incredibly-although unknown at the time-Jeanne was herself autistic. Behind the Mirror reveals the remarkable tale of this trailblazer and how she thought, felt, and experienced the world around her. With moving immediacy, Jeanne tells her life story to developmental psychologist, friend, and collaborator Sabine Oishi. Jeanne's unique experience is supplemented by commentary from Dr. Oishi, who explains the importance of key biographical details and fills in additional information about the diagnosis and treatment of autism. Enhanced with a photo gallery, a look at new approaches to the education of children with autism, and a history of Linwood since its founding, the book also contains a foreword, an afterword, and an appendix by James C. Harris, MD, the director of child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the founder of its autism clinic. Demystifying the experience of autism, Behind the Mirror is a groundbreaking account of possibilities and hope.

The Great Plant-Based Con

The Great Plant-Based Con

Author: Jayne Buxton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Almost every day we hear a call for us to reduce our consumption of meat and dairy, with the long-term goal for many being the widespread conversion to a totally vegan lifestyle. 'Plant-based' has become a term so worthy and ubiquitous that many people have forgotten their historic antipathy to an extreme vegan cause. But what if the statistics driving the plant-based movement were misleading or even false? What if we were being manipulated by a happy coalition of vested interests that includes environmentalists, Big Pharma, Big Food, established dietary advice organisations, and even a little known but rich and powerful religious group with a long-standing commitment to a vegan diet? What if removing animal foods from our diet was a serious threat to human health, and a red herring in the fight against climate change? In THE GREAT PLANT-BASED CON Jayne Buxton demonstrates that every one of these what-ifs is a real world actuality. Because most of us don't realise this, we are allowing ourselves to be dragged down a dietary road that will have severe repercussions for our health and wellbeing, and that of our children, and the climate, for decades to come. From statistics that show how a long-term deficiency in B12 can cause neurological damage and rheumatoid arthritis (B12 is only found in animal foods) to an examination of how the growing of 'plant based' food does not produce the global pollution levels we have been led to believe (85% of global emissions are generated from sources other than animal agriculture), Jayne interrogates and debunks many of the myths that have grown up in recent years and proposes a more balanced way forward.

Cancer with Hope

Cancer with Hope

In Cancer with Hope, former CEO Mike Armstrong chronicles his experience with leukemia, prostate cancer, near-fatal sepsis, and a crippling autoimmune disease. Mike shares how his often difficult journey from humble beginnings to leading some of the world's top corporations taught him the importance of hope and purpose, tools that proved invaluable throughout his cancer journey. More than the tale of one man's experience with cancer, this important book includes expert advice and vetted resources to help patients best manage their disease, as well as compelling stories from a wide range of cancer patients who have faced seemingly insurmountable odds yet managed to maintain hope and find meaningful purpose.

Cancer with Hope

Cancer with Hope

In Cancer with Hope, former CEO Mike Armstrong chronicles his experience with leukemia, prostate cancer, near-fatal sepsis, and a crippling autoimmune disease. Mike shares how his often difficult journey from humble beginnings to leading some of the world's top corporations taught him the importance of hope and purpose, tools that proved invaluable throughout his cancer journey. More than the tale of one man's experience with cancer, this important book includes expert advice and vetted resources to help patients best manage their disease, as well as compelling stories from a wide range of cancer patients who have faced seemingly insurmountable odds yet managed to maintain hope and find meaningful purpose.

Lavendar

Lavendar

Author: Louise Bonnie Gillis Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/06/2021

Love Is the Strongest Medicine

Love Is the Strongest Medicine

Author: Dr. Steven Eisenberg Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/05/2021

A blueprint for overcoming challenges and celebrating each day with hope, acceptance and self-compassion from an inspirational and musical oncologist on the front lines of cancer treatment. 'Steven Eisenberg is a doctor who understands that health is just as much spiritual as physical. This book puts music, laughter and heart front and centre, and the results are magical.' - Dr Mark Hyman, Director of the Cleveland Clinic for Functional Medicine and 10-time New York Times bestselling author In Dr Steven Eisenberg's oncology practice, the enemy is cancer, but it's also denial, anger and fear - draining emotions that can interfere with the effectiveness of treatment. Every day, Dr Steven helps patients fight cancer using both time-tested conventional therapies and innovative medical technologies. At the same time, he helps them overcome negative emotions by cultivating acceptance, love and self-compassion in a deeply personal way, through the music he plays and sings for and with them. How often do you hear someone say, 'I'm alive'? Dr Steven's patients say it to him all the time, in conversations, texts and e-mails. Some of these patients are celebrating remissions or cures. Some are getting sicker, with reservations about what tomorrow might bring. But they've had a good day. They are all - we are all - truly and urgently alive. Dr Steven's book invites us to celebrate this truth, even as it offers a compelling account of a doctor's experience on the front lines of care; a road map for bringing humanity back into traditional medical practice; and indelible proof that connection truly is the best medicine.

Beat Arthritis Naturally

Beat Arthritis Naturally

Author: Emily Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Are you looking for natural remedies to help manage your arthritis symptoms? Emily Johnson, the founder of Arthritis Foodie, has written the ultimate guide to living well with arthritis. After a five year battle with the condition, Emily embarked on a journey of healing - with food, exercise and healthy living - and now with her debut book she puts us on the path to taking back control of our own bodies. Beat Arthritis Naturally shares Emily's top tips and tricks for managing symptoms, along with quick exercise sequences and delicious recipes made with unprocessed whole foods, such as Cajun Salmon Burgers, Warming Parsnip Soup and Bright Blueberry Muffins. Emily delves into a variety of topics to help you naturally feel better, including: - Healthy delicious recipes - Key anti-inflammatory foods and potential inflammatory foods - Pain management - The importance of sleep - Mindset and how to think more positively Combining Emily's own challenges with seronegative arthritis and backed-up expert advice from leading therapists and rheumatologists, Beat Arthritis Naturally will give you the confidence you need to live a healthier and happier life. 'Emily has compiled a fantastic book full of useful and scientifically robust information about how lifestyle and food can help with this debilitating group of conditions. Most people resort to medications alone, when actually we know just how impactful lifestyle can be. Emily is banging the drum for arthritis patients everywhere and this is a must read for anyone suffering alone and looking to improve their wellbeing holistically.' - Dr Rupy Aujla, MBBS, BSc, MRCGP, Founder Doctor's Kitchen

Live Well Every Day

Live Well Every Day

Author: Dr. Alex George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

WHAT CAN YOU CHANGE TODAY, AND NOT PUT OFF UNTIL TOMORROW? Dr Alex is on a mission to empower us to make our own health choices, take positive control and feel equipped and inspired to make those small changes today that energise and future-proof for life. Health and happiness come from the cumulative effects of many small and positive daily changes to our lifestyle. It's about building sustainable and healthy habits - taking small and purposeful steps to a healthy future. By the end of the book I hope my readers have developed their own 'bespoke health toolkit' to be used across every aspect of their lives, and to make long-lasting and meaningful change. What you do consistently has a direct impact on your day-to-day health, your immune system, your mental health, your metabolism, your bone density, your heart health, your blood pressure, your energy levels and how you fight disease generally. Your lifestyle is often your body's biggest support system and the more robust you can make that, the more you can rely on it to get you through. Think of it like your life insurance policy. Live Well Every Day addresses the very modern health challenges of todays world - anxiety, social pressure and mental health, immune system health, how to be fit, flexible and eat well in a sedentary world, sexual health, gut health and more... Get the facts, pick your goals and take action with Dr Alex. Small changes. Big results.

Stop Snoring The Easy Way

Stop Snoring The Easy Way

Author: Dr Mike Dilkes, Alexander Adams Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

Stop Snoring the Easy Way & the Real Reasons You Need To will give you back control of your life, and explain why stopping snoring is not just desirable - it is essential. Dr Mike Dilkes has spent years developing this simple 5-minute exercise. His tried and tested method will cure your snore and... -Boost your mood -Strengthen your relationships -Improve your performance at work -Save you money -Make you look and feel younger -Reduce your risk of developing sleep apnea (a common disorder associated with impotence, loss of concentration, poor memory, diabetes, hypertension, high blood pressure and heart attacks) Snoring is no joke, and a lack of restful sleep can seriously damage your health and relationships! So join the army of people taking small steps each and every day to Stop Snoring the easy way!

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care

Author: Laura (CEO, Dementia Whisperers) Wayman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2021

Caring for someone with dementia means devotedly and patiently doing a hundred little things each day. But few care providers are trained to meet the challenges of dementia-despite the fact that millions of people will struggle with it as they grow older. In A Loving Approach to Dementia Care, Laura Wayman, who is known professionally as the Dementia Whisperer, offers practical, compassionate advice on overcoming caregiving obstacles and maintaining meaningful relationships with loved ones who have dementia and memory loss. In this thoroughly revised third edition, Wayman includes * answers to common caregiver questions, such as What is dementia? * a detailed explanation of how to cope with and care for a spouse with dementia symptoms, including advice about communication * a new chapter on caring for someone who has dementia along with other health problems * recommendations about how to handle challenging situations and behaviors * dementia-aware activities that work for both family caregivers and professional care staff * fresh caregiving insights that emphasize the importance of taking time to care for oneself Each chapter contains two sections- Lessons Learned and Perceptions and Approaches -which provide details about how readers can apply lessons from the stories Wayman tells to their own caregiving practice. Providing support for the numerous difficulties and disruptions that all caregivers face along the way, A Loving Approach to Dementia Care is an empathetic guide filled with respect, calm, and creativity. It will leave readers feeling empowered and inspired.