What to Do When the Doctor Says It's Rheumatoid Arthritis: Stop your Pain, Become More Active, and Learn How to Talk to Your Doctors

What to Do When the Doctor Says It's Rheumatoid Arthritis: Stop your Pain, Become More Active, and Learn How to Talk to Your Doctors

by Harry D Fisher, Winnie Yu
     
 

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, incurable connective-tissue disease that attacks the hands, feet, and joints and may lead to deformities and permanent disabilities. This book, written by a doctor and health journalist will offer comprehensive medical advice and lifestyle information for the nearly three million Americans who suffer from this disease.

The book

Overview


Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, incurable connective-tissue disease that attacks the hands, feet, and joints and may lead to deformities and permanent disabilities. This book, written by a doctor and health journalist will offer comprehensive medical advice and lifestyle information for the nearly three million Americans who suffer from this disease.

The book uses mind-body techniques and alternative medicine to cope with the pain and discomfort, including information on:

  • Pain relief
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Managing your relationship with your doctors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592331468
Publisher:
Fair Winds Press
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Series:
What to Do When the Doctor Says It's
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.69(d)

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Meet the Author


Harry D. Fischer, M.D., is chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Medical Center and St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center both in New York City. He is also an associate professor of clinical medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Winnie Yu writes health and nutrition for national magazines, such as Woman's Day, Weight Watchers, Redbook, and Fitness. She has a B.A from Syracuse University and lives in upstate New York with her husband and two daughters.

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