Symptoms: Their Causes and Cures; How to Understand and Treat 265 Health Concerns

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Listen to your body and improve your health... ease your mind - even save your life!

You have a pain or an ache, a tingling or a rash. You know it's your body's way of telling you that something is wrong - but what? Now, the editors of Prevention magazine, with the help of leading medical practitioners, have compiled an easy-to-use A-to-Z guide to 265 of the most common symptoms. Practical and comprehensive, this essential reference provides vital information about each symptom,...

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Overview

Listen to your body and improve your health... ease your mind - even save your life!

You have a pain or an ache, a tingling or a rash. You know it's your body's way of telling you that something is wrong - but what? Now, the editors of Prevention magazine, with the help of leading medical practitioners, have compiled an easy-to-use A-to-Z guide to 265 of the most common symptoms. Practical and comprehensive, this essential reference provides vital information about each symptom, revealing possible causes, advising when to call a doctor, and offering a variety of treatments - from natural home remedies to conventional medications to alternative therapies. The result is a handy, single-volume encyclopedia that should be your first stop when you or someone you love feels sick, gets hurt, or experiences a symptom such as:

AFTERNOON SLUMP - ANKLE SWELLING - BLOATING - BURPING - CHILLS - COUGHING - DEPRESSION - DIARRHEA - DIZZINESS - EAR NOISES - EYELID DROOPING - FAINTING - GAS - HEADACHES - HIVES - INSOMNIA - JAW CLICKING - KNEE LOCKING - LIBIDO LOSS - LOWER BACK PAIN - MOUTH DRYNESS - MUSCLE SPASMS - NECK STIFFNESS - NIGHT BLINDNESS - NOSEBLEED - PULSE RACING - RASHES - SEEING SPOTS - SKIN CRACKING - SWEATING - TASTE LOSS - THROAT CLEARING - TOOTH LOOSENESS - URINATING FREQUENTLY - VOICE LOSS - WEIGHT GAIN - WHEEZING - AND MUCH MORE

Based on the advice of leading medical practitioners, this comprehensive, A-to-Z reference guide from the editors of Prevention Magazine Health Books decodes hundreds of symptoms--from ankle swelling to dizziness, insomnia to rashes, seeing spots to taste loss. This book offers a variety of treatments as well as advice on when to contact a doctor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780553569896
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/28/1996
  • Series: Prevention Magazine Health Books Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 731
  • Sales rank: 780,718
  • Product dimensions: 6.86 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 1.31 (d)

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