Arthritis For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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This comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know about arthritis and the many techniques available to control and manage its symptoms. Follow the expert advice on treatments – both conventional and alternative - and the practical tips on diet, exercise and coping with stress and anger, and ...
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Arthritis For Dummies

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Overview

This comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know about arthritis and the many techniques available to control and manage its symptoms. Follow the expert advice on treatments – both conventional and alternative - and the practical tips on diet, exercise and coping with stress and anger, and you'll be able to make positive lifestyle changes and live life to the full.

Discover how to:

  • Eat to beat arthritis
  • Exercise away stiffness
  • Cope day-to-day with arthritis
  • Manage and minimise the pain
  • Protect your joints
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781119998099
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/16/2011
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 388,921
  • Product dimensions: 7.66 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 0.87 (d)
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Dr Sarah Brewer qualified as a doctor in 1983 from Cambridge University. She was a full-time GP for five years and now works in nutritional medicine and sexual health. Sarah is currently completing an MSc in Nutritional Medicine at the University of Surrey, Guildford.
Although her first love is medicine, her major passion is writing. Sarah writes widely on all aspects of health and has written over 40 popular self-help books. She is a regular contributor to a number of newspapers and women’s magazines, and appears regularly on TV and radio. She was voted Health Journalist of the Year 2002.

Barry Fox, PhD, is the author, coauthor, or ghostwriter of numerous books, including the New York Times number one best-seller, The Arthritis Cure (St. Martin’s, 1997). He also wrote its sequel, Maximizing The Arthritis Cure (St. Martin’s, 1998), as well as The Side Effects Solution (Broadway Books, 2005), What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Hypertension (Warner Books, 2003), What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Migraines (Warner Books, 2001), Syndrome X (Simon & Schuster, 2000), The 20/30 Fat and Fiber Diet Plan (HarperCollins, 1999), and Cancer Talk (Broadway Books, 1999). His books and over 160 articles covering various aspects of health, business, biography, law, and other topics have been translated into 20 languages.

Nadine Taylor, MS, RD, is the author of Natural Menopause Remedies (Signet, 2004), 25 Natural Ways To Relieve PMS (Contemporary Books, 2002), and Green Tea (Kensington Press, 1998), as well as co-author of Runaway Eating (to be published by Rodale in 2005), What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Hypertension (Warner Books, 2003), and If You Think You Have An Eating Disorder (Dell, 1998). After a brief stint as head dietitian at the Eating Disorders Unit at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Ms. Taylor lectured on women’s health issues to groups of health professionals throughout the country. She has also written numerous articles on health and nutrition for the popular press.

Jinoos Yazdany, MD, MPH, is a board certified internist and a Rheumatology Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she received the Deans’ Award for Academic Achievement and graduated with Honors and Distinction. She completed medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a Humanism in Medicine award from the Health Care Foundation of New Jersey and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Yazdany also studied public health at Harvard University. Her research involves examining health disparities in the care of patients with chronic diseases. This is her first book.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting a Grip on Types of Arthritis.

Chapter 1: Looking at Arthritis Basics.

Chapter 2: Osteoarthritis, the Most Common Form.

Chapter 3: Fighting a War Within: Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Chapter 4: Investigating Other Forms of Arthritis.

Chapter 5: Exploring Other Conditions Linked to Arthritis.

Part II: Tests and Treatments: What to Expect.

Chapter 6: Your Doctor and You: Allies Against Arthritis.

Chapter 7: Judging Joint Health with Low- and High-Tech Tests.

Chapter 8: From Aspirin to Steroids: Medicines for Arthritis.

Chapter 9: Cuts That Cure: Surgeries for Arthritis.

Chapter 10: Overcoming the Ouch: Strategies for Pain Management.

Part III: Is Complementary Medicine for You?

Chapter 11: Exploring Complementary Medicine.

Chapter 12: Discovering Herbs and Homeopathy.

Chapter 13: Making the Most of Hands-On Healing Methods.

Chapter 14: Other Complementary Approaches.

Part IV: The Arthritis Lifestyle Strategy.

Chapter 15: Fighting the Pain with Foods and Supplements.

Chapter 16: Oiling Your Joints with Exercise.

Chapter 17: Protecting Your Joints through Good Posture and Movement.

Chapter 18: Controlling Your Stress, Aggression, and Depression.

Chapter 19: Living with Arthritis Day-to-Day.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Travelling with Arthritis.

Chapter 21: Ten Drug-Free Ways to Reduce Pain and Stiffness.

Chapter 22: Ten Professionals Who Can Help You Fight Arthritis.

Chapter 23: Ten Crackerjack New Treatments.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: Resources.

Appendix C: Weight Loss and Management Guide.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2011

    This is a British edition

    Incidence statistics about the UK are not very informing, the rest of the book certainly is.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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