Kicking Sick

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ISBN: 9781622037292
Release Date: 2016-12-31
Number of pages: 224
Author: Amy Kurtz
Publisher: Sounds True

Download and read online Kicking Sick in PDF and EPUB Has a chronic health issue taken over your life? More than half of us in the US are struggling with at least one. Amy Kurtz gets it. Starting in her mid-teens, she endured two perfect storms of illness that progressed into her twenties. It earned her the label “the sick chick”—and the shame, fear, isolation, and frustration that comes with it. She’s radically improved her health, and today she’s helping men and women of all ages live well regardless of their health situation. With honesty, humor, and empathy, Kicking Sick shows you how to jettison despair, tune in to your body and inner wisdom, take charge, and build an effective support circle of medical experts, friends, and family. Kicking Sick also brings you essential advice from Amy’s own A-team of experts—the ones crucial to her own turnaround: her personal physician Mark Hyman, gastroenterologist Gerard Mullin, endocrinologist Philip Felig, Crazy Sexy Cancer author Kris Carr, new thought leader Gabby Bernstein, and renowned yogi Elena Brower, plus many real life “glow warriors.”


Kicking Sick

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ISBN: 1622036654
Release Date: 2016-12-31
Number of pages: 224
Author: Amy Kurtz
Publisher:

Download and read online Kicking Sick in PDF and EPUB According to the CDC, one out of every two adults is living with a chronic illness. With Kicking Sick, Amy Kurtz offers this welcome guide based on her firsthand expertise to help you find the support, self-care essentials, and best medical and integrative treatment plan to improve your unique health situation."


How to Be Sick

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ISBN: 9780861719266
Release Date: 2010-05-10
Number of pages: 176
Author: Toni Bernhard
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online How to Be Sick in PDF and EPUB This life-affirming, instructive, and thoroughly inspiring book is a must-read for anyone who is - or who might one day be - sick. It can also be the perfect gift of guidance, encouragement, and uplifting inspiration to family, friends, and loved ones struggling with the many terrifying or disheartening life changes that come so close on the heels of a diagnosis of a chronic condition or life-threatening illness. Authentic and graceful, How to be Sick reminds us of our endless inner freedom, even under high degrees of suffering and pain. The author - who became ill while a university law professor in the prime of her career - tells the reader how she got sick and, to her and her partner's bewilderment, stayed that way. Toni had been a longtime meditator, going on long meditation retreats and spending many hours rigorously practicing, but soon discovered that she simply could no longer engage in those difficult and taxing forms. She had to learn ways to make "being sick" the heart of her spiritual practice - and through truly learning how to be sick, she learned how, even with many physical and energetic limitations, to live a life of equanimity, compassion, and joy. And whether we ourselves are ill or not, we can learn these vital arts from Bernhard's generous wisdom in How to Be Sick.


Chronic Resilience

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ISBN: 9781609258184
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Number of pages: 256
Author: Danea Horn
Publisher: Conari Press

Download and read online Chronic Resilience in PDF and EPUB Chronic illness comes with stress, and Chronic Resilience provides a complete self-help blueprint for managing the difficulties chronic illness presents. Certified life coach and speaker Danea Horn, who suffers from chronic kidney disease, infertility, and other demanding health challenges due to a birth disorder, offers techniques and ways to rebound from the pressures of having a body that’s doing things you wish you could control. Chronic Resilience shows how to: Stop pushing yourself so hard.Use research to empower – not frighten – yourself. Let yourself be pissed!Train your troops in how to care for you.Cultivate focus and flexibility.Find things to be grateful for.Focus on what you can do, not what you can’t. Each chapter also contains highlights of interviews with women dealing with chronic health issues ranging from cancer to organ transplant, Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), MS, Cushing’s disease, diabetes, and others.


The Interstitial Cystitis Solution

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ISBN: 9781592337378
Release Date: 2016-10-01
Number of pages: 208
Author: Nicole Cozean
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)

Download and read online The Interstitial Cystitis Solution in PDF and EPUB Take Control of Your Interstitial Cystitis Treatment with this Comprehensive Guide! Interstitial cystitis (IC), also called painful bladder syndrome, is a complex bladder pain condition that can be confusing, frustrating, and debilitating. Successful treatment requires a multidisciplinary approach that often features a combination of medication, physical therapy, dietary and lifestyle changes, alternative medicine, and more. The Interstitial Cystitis Solution has all the information you need, all in one place. It provides scientific reviews and evaluations of potential treatments, along with a helpful treatment plan tailored to your specific symptoms and lifestyle. The information is presented in an accessible way, with real-life examples from the author, who has treated hundreds of patients who have found relief from their symptoms with the holistic treatment plan outlined in this book. This comprehensive guide allows you to take control of your healing and will restore sanity to the insane world of conflicting diagnoses, treatments, and advice.


The Hot Detox Plan

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ISBN: 9781401951962
Release Date: 2017-01-31
Number of pages: 352
Author: Julie Daniluk
Publisher: Hay House, Inc

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Are you ready to eat hot, comforting foods; feel a warm, happy glow; and look hotter than you have in years?

The Hot Detox Plan is an incredible tool that has the potential to truly transform your life. Whether you have a skin disorder, allergies, belly bloating, or irritable bowel syndrome, this tool works by taking stress off your digestive system until it is restored. It incorporates foods that heal and avoids foods that can potentially be harmful.

In the past, detoxification was traditionally done in the spring and fall when temperatures were moderate and fresh greens were plentiful. However, the popularity of New Year’s resolutions in January pushes many people to want to cleanse in the heart of winter. But this goes against common sense. In the winter, we need to keep our fires burning to cope with a cooler climate. When it’s cold outside, a standard “cold” detox program of smoothies, juices, and raw salads does not support you, and may even cause you to feel run down, slow your metabolism, or aggravate a digestive condition. (Case in point: Have you ever started your day with a frozen banana smoothie and ended up feeling bloated and tired by noon?)

The Hot Detox Plan is a deep cleansing program that serves up a delicious, warming menu with anti-inflammatory remedies that spark digestive vitality. You can have delicious healing food in a balanced approach over the course of 3, 10, or 21 days instead of a crash diet or fast that will leave you jonesing for sugar. The Hot Detox Plan embraces the ancient wisdom of India and China, applying the time-tested intelligence of warming up the body’s core. Inspired by hot yoga practices, this detox will switch up your routine and motivate you to try new exciting combinations. Whether you live in a warm or cool climate, utilizing the heat of a warming diet is the key to alleviating many common concerns such as IBS, low immunity, hormone imbalance, and chronic pain. Even for those who live in a warm climate, have a hot constitution, or suffer from an inflammatory condition such as rheumatoid arthritis, the cooling superfoods recommended in this book will balance the menu and ensure great results for everyone.

The Hot Detox Plan is a soul-satisfying, 5-step detox plan that uses metabolism-boosting spices and hearty recipes to reduce bloating, heal digestion and reset your vitality.


Invincible Living

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ISBN: 9780062415004
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Number of pages: 272
Author: Guru Jagat
Publisher: HarperCollins

Download and read online Invincible Living in PDF and EPUB From acclaimed yoga teacher Guru Jagat comes a wildly cool, practical, and beautifully illustrated guide to applying the simple and super-effective technology of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation to everyday life, upgrading your "operating system" inside and out. With Invincible Living, Guru Jagat shares a radical way of understanding yoga—not just as something to do in practice, but as a broader principle for living. Candid, encouraging, and irreverent, Guru Jagat shows how Kundalini Yoga—which forgoes complex poses for energy-boosting, breath-driven exercises, quick meditations, and simple poses most of which you can do at your desk—can reset your life and well-being, regardless of your age or background. Designed explicitly for everyday people, not ashram-going or gym-bodied yogis, fast, effective Kundalini techniques can be done anywhere, from the car to the conference room. There’s no need to have a bendy back or toned arms. You don’t even need a mat: just a quiet space to clear your head, and as little as a minute out of your day. From beauty and self-care to work and relationships, Invincible Living tackles both the mind—from mood elevation and stress reduction to renewed mental clarity—and the body—from anti-aging, and increased metabolism to amped up energy. Packed with tips, exercises, and step-by-step instructions and fully photographed and illustrated in Guru Jagat’s fresh, handmade-meets-hipster style, Invincible Living is fresh take on ancient wisdom: a must-have guide for anyone who wants simple, effective, tools for a supercharged life as taught by a uniquely compelling teacher who upends all preconceptions about yoga. Invincible Living includes 100 color photographs and illustrations.


The Fibro Fix

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ISBN: 9781623367114
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Number of pages: 304
Author: David M. Brady
Publisher: Rodale

Download and read online The Fibro Fix in PDF and EPUB Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans. Ongoing fatigue affects even more. The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called "fibromyalgia," remains mysterious and confusing, and an alarming 66 percent of sufferers are misdiagnosed. Now, leading naturopathic medical doctor and nutritionist David Brady is here with the answer in his comprehensive book The Fibro Fix. For more than 23 years, Dr. Brady has treated many thousands of patients seeking relief from fibromyalgia. In The Fibro Fix he distills his life-changing prescription into an integrative 21-day program to help you determine if, in fact, you're suffering from fibromyalgia or from one of the conditions commonly misdiagnosed as the fibromyalgia. The plan begins with three simple steps--detox, diet, and movement--to start relieving those symptoms for good and then offers deeper long-term solutions specific to the real cause in each person. The Fibro Fix is your groundbreaking guide to resolving fibromyalgia, and uncovering the mystery behind chronic pain and fatigue.


The End of Illness

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ISBN: 9781451610208
Release Date: 2012-01-17
Number of pages: 352
Author: David B. Agus
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The End of Illness in PDF and EPUB Can we live robustly until our last breath? Do we have to suffer from debilitating conditions and sickness? Is it possible to add more vibrant years to our lives? In the #1 New York Times bestselling The End of Illness, Dr. David Agus tackles these fundamental questions and dismantles misperceptions about what “health” really means. Presenting an eye-opening picture of the human body and all the ways it works—and fails—Dr. Agus shows us how a new perspective on our individual health will allow us to achieve a long, vigorous life. Offering insights and access to powerful new technologies that promise to transform medicine, Dr. Agus emphasizes his belief that there is no “right” answer, no master guide that is “one size fits all.” Each one of us must get to know our bodies in uniquely personal ways, and he shows us exactly how to do that. A bold call for all of us to become our own personal health advocates, The End of Illness is a moving departure from orthodox thinking.


How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness

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ISBN: 9781614292630
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Number of pages: 352
Author: Toni Bernhard
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online How to Live Well with Chronic Pain and Illness in PDF and EPUB Comfort, understanding, and advice for those who are suffering--and those who care for them. Chronic illness creates many challenges, from career crises and relationship issues to struggles with self-blame, personal identity, and isolation. Beloved author Toni Bernhard addresses these challenges and many more, using practical examples to illustrate how mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion can help readers make peace with a life turned upside down. In her characteristic conversational style, Bernhard shows how to cope and make the most of life despite the challenges of chronic illness. Benefit from: • Mindfulness exercises to mitigate physical and emotional pain • Concrete advice for negotiating the everyday hurdles of medical appointments, household chores, and social obligations • Tools for navigating the strains illness can place on relationships Several chapters are directed toward family and friends of the chronically ill, helping them to understand what their loved one is going through and how they can help. Humorous and empathetic, Bernhard shares her own struggles and setbacks with unflinching honesty, offering invaluable support in the search to find peace and well-being.


You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life

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ISBN: 1781806357
Release Date: 2017-02-28
Number of pages: 256
Author: Rebekah Borucki
Publisher:

Download and read online You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life in PDF and EPUB 'I don't have time to meditate!' Rebekah 'Bex' Borucki has heard this a lot. A certified yoga and meditation teacher, she's taught hundreds of thousands of people how to create simple yet powerful meditation practices. In fact, as she'll show you in this book, you can change your life in as little as 4 minutes.After years of suffering from anxiety and depression, both as a child and as an adult, Bex took control of her mental and physical health by establishing a rigorous fitness and yoga routine that quickly evolved into her own regular, homegrown 4-minute daily meditation practice. Bex's 4-minute meditations combine mantras, affirmations, breathing and bodywork techniques, and they're designed so that even the busiest people can fit them into their lives.In this book, Bex guides you through 27 different meditation practices and shares personal stories that demonstrate how meditation has helped her overcome various challenges. She also answers commonly askedquestions like 'Do my eyes have to stay closed?' and 'What do I do if my body starts to hurt?'; provides technical information about props, postures and mantras; and offers tools to cope with complex issues such as grief, bodyacceptance and relationships.By spending just 4 minutes a day with this practice, you will find deep, meaningful and lasting healing.


The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook

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ISBN: 9781623367299
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Number of pages: 304
Author: Mickey Trescott
Publisher: Rodale

Download and read online The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook in PDF and EPUB The way autoimmune disease is viewed and treated is undergoing a major change as an estimated 50 million Americans (and growing) suffer from these conditions. For many patients, the key to true wellness is in holistic treatment, although they might not know how to begin their journey to total recovery. The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook, from Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt of Autoimmune-Paleo.com, is a comprehensive guide to living healthfully with autoimmune disease. While conventional medicine is limited to medication or even surgical fixes, Trescott and Alt introduce a complementary solution that focuses on seven key steps to recovery: inform, collaborate, nourish, rest, breathe, move, and connect. Each step demystifies the process to reclaim total mind and body health. With five autoimmune conditions between them, Trescott and Alt have achieved astounding results using the premises laid out in the book. The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook goes well beyond nutrition and provides the missing link so that you can get back to living a vibrant, healthy life.


The Vaccine Friendly Plan

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ISBN: 9781101884225
Release Date: 2016-08-23
Number of pages: 464
Author: Paul Thomas, M.D.
Publisher: Ballantine Books

Download and read online The Vaccine Friendly Plan in PDF and EPUB An accessible and reassuring guide to childhood health and immunity from a pediatrician who’s both knowledgeable about the latest scientific research and respectful of a family’s risk factors, health history, and concerns In The Vaccine-Friendly Plan, Paul Thomas, M.D., presents his proven approach to building immunity: a new protocol that limits a child’s exposure to aluminum, mercury, and other neurotoxins while building overall good health. Based on the results from his pediatric practice of more than eleven thousand children, as well as data from other credible and scientifically minded medical doctors, Dr. Paul’s vaccine-friendly protocol gives readers • recommendations for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth • vital information about what to expect at every well child visit from birth through adolescence • a slower, evidence-based vaccine schedule that calls for only one aluminum-containing shot at a time • important questions to ask about your child’s first few weeks, first years, and beyond • advice about how to talk to health care providers when you have concerns • the risks associated with opting out of vaccinations • a practical approach to common illnesses throughout the school years • simple tips and tricks for healthy eating and toxin-free living at any age The Vaccine-Friendly Plan presents a new standard for pediatric care, giving parents peace of mind in raising happy, healthy children. Praise for The Vaccine-Friendly Plan “Finally, a book about vaccines that respects parents! If you choose only one book to read on the topic, read The Vaccine-Friendly Plan. This impeccably researched, well-balanced book puts you in the driver’s seat and empowers you to make conscientious vaccine decisions for your family.”—Peggy O’Mara, editor and publisher, Mothering Magazine “Sure to appeal to readers of all kinds as a friendly, no-nonsense book that cuts through the rhetoric surrounding vaccines. It offers validation to those who avoid some or all, while offering those who do want to vaccinate help on how to do so safely. This is a great book for anyone with children in their lives.”—Natural Mother “A valuable, science-supported guide to optimizing your child’s health while you navigate through complex choices in a toxic, challenging world.”—Martha Herbert, M.D., Ph.D., Harvard Medical School “An impressively researched guide, this important book is essential reading for parents. With clear and practical advice for shielding children from harmful toxins, it will compel us all to think differently about how to protect health.”—Jay Gordon, M.D., FAAP “Rather than a one-size-fits-all vaccine strategy, the authors suggest thoughtful, individualized decisions based on research and collaboration between parents and clinicians—a plan to optimize a child’s immune system and minimize any risks.”—Elizabeth Mumper, M.D., founder and CEO, The Rimland Center for Integrative Pediatrics “This well-written and thought-provoking book will encourage parents to think through decisions—such as food choices and the timing of vaccines—that affect the well-being of their children. In a world where children’s immune systems are increasingly challenged, this is a timely addition to the literature.”—Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., bestselling author of The Dance of Anger and The Mother Dance From the Trade Paperback edition.


Losing Weight Is a Healing Journey

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ISBN: 0957134703
Release Date: 2012-01
Number of pages: 226
Author: Katrina Love Senn
Publisher:

Download and read online Losing Weight Is a Healing Journey in PDF and EPUB Are you ready to lose weight naturally without dieting, deprivation or drugs? This book will show you how... In a world full of junk food, fad diets, misinformation and toxic medication, Katrina's approach to weight loss is refreshingly simple and easy to follow. Whether you have a little weight to lose or a lot, this book will show you how to connect with your own healing abilities so that you can release weight effortlessly and live the life of your dreams. *** Sick, tired, overweight and just days before her 20th birthday, Katrina had a complete body break down. She spent the next couple of months bed ridden, sleeping for days on end, waking only to be spoon fed by her mother. This experience set her on a journey to transform her life once and for all. After years of struggle she discovered little known tools that helped her to heal her body naturally from within and in the process lose over 60 pounds. She has kept this weight off for over 12 years now and has used the concepts contained in this book to radically transform other areas of her life as well. Today Katrina Love Senn is a picture of vibrant health, energy and vitality. She is also an internationally renowned yoga teacher and healer. Uplifting, positive and inspirational; this book offers you a real path to transformation. It provides an aspirational and positive story for women to naturally achieve health and well being, as well as their dreams.


The Teen Years Explained

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ISBN: 9780615302461
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Number of pages: 103
Author: Clea McNeely
Publisher: Jayne Blanchard

Download and read online The Teen Years Explained in PDF and EPUB We idealize childhood and demonize adolescence, often viewing the typical teenager as a bundle of problems. Yet according to a new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, by Clea McNeely, MPH, DrPH and Jayne Blanchard, adolescence can be a time of opportunity, not turmoil. By understanding the developmental stages and changes of adolescence, both teens and adults can get the most out of this second decade of life. In plain English, this guide incorporates the latest scientific findings about physical, emotional, cognitive, identity formation, sexual and spiritual development with tips and strategies on how to use this information in real-life situations involving teens. Whether you have five minutes or five hours, you will find something useful in this book. This practical and colorful guide to healthy adolescent development is an essential resource for parents, teens, and all people who work with young people.