American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness: What You Need to Know about Preventing Illness, Staying Healthy, and Living Longer / Edition 1
  • American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness: What You Need to Know about Preventing Illness, Staying Healthy, and Living Longer / Edition 1
  • American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness: What You Need to Know about Preventing Illness, Staying Healthy, and Living Longer / Edition 1

American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness: What You Need to Know about Preventing Illness, Staying Healthy, and Living Longer / Edition 1

by American Medical Association
     
 

Did you know that many of the things you do every day may put you at risk of contracting a serious or even deadly illness? The good news is that there are simple, easy steps you can take to prevent diseases, optimize wellness, and live longer and better.

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Overview

Did you know that many of the things you do every day may put you at risk of contracting a serious or even deadly illness? The good news is that there are simple, easy steps you can take to prevent diseases, optimize wellness, and live longer and better.

In the American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness, America's most trusted source for health and medical guidance gives you authoritative, in-depth information on how to stay healthy throughout a long and act-ive life. It lays out the foundations of good health, presents basic steps you can take to reduce health risks and prevent major killers, and shows you how to prevent the most common chronic disorders.

Based on the latest clinical research and filled with information that was previously hard to find, this indispensable reference tells you about the latest disease-fighting measures, from techniques for reducing stress and quitting smoking to the best ways to get a good night's sleep. You'll even learn how eating certain foods can help you avoid some of the most common chronic illnesses, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and high blood pressure.

With this book, you'll discover how to:

  • Live younger and longer with exercise
  • Prevent heart attacks and stroke
  • Avoid type 2 diabetes
  • Prevent infections
  • Keep your bones, joints, vital organs, and digestive system healthy
  • Control allergies
  • Protect your children's health
  • Maintain your reproductive health
  • Reduce dementia risks and prevent premature aging

With an easy-to-navigate format, clear illustrations, and plain-English, jargon-free advice, the American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness gives you fast and easy access to the crucial information you need to keep yourself and your family healthy, fit, and energetic, now and for many years to come.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470251300
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
1,120,102
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE BASICS OF PREVENTION AND WELLNESS.

1. Nutrition, Prevention, and Wellness.

2. Live Younger Longer with Exercise.

3. Weight, Prevention, and Wellness.

4. Stress, Rest, and Relaxation.

5. Reducing Your Health Risks.

6. Health Care Will Keep You Well.

PART TWO: PREVENTING HEALTH PROBLEMS.

7. Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes.

8. Avoiding Type 2 Diabetes.

9. Preventing Cancer.

10. Preventing Infections.

11. Keeping Your Bones and Joints Healthy.

12. Keeping Your Digestive System Healthy.

13. Keeping Your Urinary Tract Healthy.

14. Controlling Allergies.

15. Keeping Your Lungs Healthy.

16. Heading Off Headaches.

17. Keeping Your Ears, Nose, and Throat Healthy.

18. Keeping Your Eyes Healthy.

19. Reducing Dementia Risks.

20: Keeping Your Mouth, Teeth, and Gums Healthy.

PART THREE: PREVENTION AND WELLNESS THROUGHOUT LIFE.

21. Keeping Your Children Healthy.

22: Adolescents and Wellness.

23. Women's Reproductive Health and Wellness.

24. Men's Reproductive Health and Wellness.

25. Preventing Premature Aging.

Index.

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