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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Arthritis
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Arthritis

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by Amye L. Leong M.B.A.
 

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No one has to live with the pain

There are over 46 million Americans who suffer from some form of arthritis. Here, longtime arthritis sufferer and internationally renowned consultant Amye L. Long and medical expert in the field of arthritis Dr. Neal S. Birnbaum offer a clear, jargon-free, and comprehensive guide to understanding this disease.

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No one has to live with the pain

There are over 46 million Americans who suffer from some form of arthritis. Here, longtime arthritis sufferer and internationally renowned consultant Amye L. Long and medical expert in the field of arthritis Dr. Neal S. Birnbaum offer a clear, jargon-free, and comprehensive guide to understanding this disease.

? Includes detailed explanations of the various forms of the disease and symptoms, and how lifestyle can contribute to the severity of the conditions

? Describes the full range of traditional medical treatments from prescription drugs and physical therapy to surgery, as well as alternative treatments including supplements, super foods, and detox

? Coping methods such as meditation and lifestyle changes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101028902
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
04/07/2009
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
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DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Amye Leong is highly visible in the arthritis community and well respected by high-ranking medical, scientific, pharmaceutical, and government personnel. She is a past chairman of the American Juvenile Arthritis Organization; a member of the Board of Directors of the Arthritis Foundation; the founder of Young Et Heart, America's first and largest network of young adults with arthritis; and official spokesperson for the United Nations/World Health Organization's Bone and Joint Decade. The Arthritis Foundation named her one of America's 50 Heroes and gave her their highest honor, the Harding Award. She lives in Palo Alto, California.

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