An Inflammation Nation

Author: Sunil Pai
Publisher: Rocdoc Publications
ISBN: 9780692514870
Format: PDF
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Changing your daily routine and eating habits to restore and maintain your health can be challenging. But compared to surgery or extensive drug regimens with debilitating side effects, the effort is decidedly worth it. Here to make things a bit easier, Dr. Sunil Pai presents a ten-step guide to help you prevent and treat disease through diet and lifestyle changes, as well as through the use of natural anti-inflammatories. With extensive information on the production of food, pharmaceuticals, and dietary supplements, this remarkable resource pulls back the veil on what's really in the foods and products you consume daily-and how they're affecting your health. All too often, conventional health care simply manages diseases rather than actually resolving them. By understanding that inflammation is the underlying trigger mechanism to all ailments, you can learn to prevent, reverse, and treat most chronic illnesses-including cancer-by applying integrative medicine's natural, evidence-based solutions. Informative, educational, and enlightening, this book will help you understand the truth and motivate you to start taking back your health!

Inflammation Nation

Author: Floyd H. Chilton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743295918
Format: PDF, Docs
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An internationally renowned scientist sounds the alarm about our country's most critical health issue and provides a simple eating plan that can help stop this secret epidemic one individual at a time. Here are the chilling statistics: ·One in three American adults suffers from arthritis. ·Sixty-four million people have heart disease in some form. ·Fifty million Americans suffer with allergies and 20 million have asthma. ·More than 18 million people have diabetes, with 1.3 million newly diagnosed each year. ·Sixty-five percent of American adults are over-weight or obese and 16 percent of children are overweight. At best, these conditions destroy our quality of life; at worst, they are painful, debilitating, and fatal. What can possibly account for the sharp increase in these diseases over the last few generations? Is there a connection between these afflictions? Is there anything you can do to protect yourself? As this groundbreaking book makes clear, the root cause of diseases as disparate as heart disease, eczema, and asthma is unbridled inflammation. And the major culprit is right in front of us -- on our plates. Every day we make food choices -- some of which are perceived as "healthy" -- that introduce poisonous levels of certain fatty acids to our bodies. These fatty acids (found in myriad foods, from farm-raised salmon and eggs to roasted turkey) help to inflame our immune systems. Backed by twenty years of research, and by an unprecedented six clinical trials, Dr. Chilton presents two anti-inflammatory dietary programs: One is designed to provide a solution for those of us who currently suffer from an inflammatory disease, and the other is designed to prevent the rest of us from getting one. Complete with a new food pyramid and eight weeks of easy-to-follow meal plans developed in collaboration with a world-class medical school, the book also includes charts detailing which types of fish are the best inflammation fighters, which carbs you should enjoy or avoid, and the patented Inflammation Index, which gives you the inflammatory potential of more than 250 foods. If you're already suffering from one of these diseases and follow the Chilton Program, you will see improvement in your health in as few as seven days. If you think you've dodged this bullet altogether, this book will make it very clear that no one is safe, and it will convince you to completely change the way you eat from this moment forward.

C Reactive Protein

Author: Scott Deron
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071426428
Format: PDF, ePub
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The first comprehensive resource on CRP--a powerful new way to assess heart attack risk Half of all heart attacks and strokes occur in people with normal cholesterol levels--a phenomenon that has long baffled doctors. C-Reactive Protein, or CRP, is a newly discovered measure of inflammation in the body that some researchers believe is twice as important as cholesterol in predicting one's risk of heart disease. C-Reactive Protein is the first comprehensive consumer book on the subject. CRP is quickly becoming a hot topic in the media, and public awareness about CRP is growing. The American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control now recommend that some 40 million Americans have their CPR levels tested as part of their regular physical. Written by an awardwinning cardiologist, this book explains what CRP means to one's health and shows readers step-by-step how to keep CRP under control. Readers will find: Important advice on what to do if CRP levels are high Lifesaving information on nutrition, supplements, and medications Instructions for getting CRP levels tested and more

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Author: Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. M.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101215838
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease challenges conventional cardiology by posing a compelling, revolutionary idea-that we can, in fact, abolish the heart disease epidemic in this country by changing our diets. Drawing on the groundbreaking results of his twenty-year nutritional study, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., a former surgeon, researcher, and clinician at the Cleveland Clinic, convincingly argues that a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but also reverse its effects. Furthermore, it can eliminate the need for expensive and invasive surgical interventions, such as bypass and stents, no matter how far the disease has progressed. Dr. Esselstyn began his research with a group of patients who joined his study after traditional medical procedures to treat their advanced heart disease had failed. Within months of following a plant-based, oil-free diet, their angina symptoms eased, their cholesterol levels dropped significantly, and they experienced a marked improvement in blood flow to the heart. Twenty years later, the majority of Dr. Esselstyn's patients continue to follow his program and remain heart-attack proof. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease explains the science behind these dramatic results, and offers readers the same simple, nutrition-based plan that has changed the lives of his patients forever. In addition, Dr. Esselstyn provides more than 150 delicious recipes that he and his wife, Ann Crile Esselstyn, have enjoyed for years and used with their patients. Clearly written and backed by irrefutable scientific evidence, startling photos of angiograms, and inspiring personal stories, Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease will empower readers to take charge of their heart health. It is a powerful call for a paradigm shift in heart-disease therapy.

The Autoimmune Solution

Author: Amy Myers, M.D.
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062347497
Format: PDF
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Over 90 percent of the population suffers from inflammation or an autoimmune disorder. Until now, conventional medicine has said there is no cure. Minor irritations like rashes and runny noses are ignored, while chronic and debilitating diseases like Crohn's and rheumatoid arthritis are handled with a cocktail of toxic treatments that fail to address their root cause. But it doesn't have to be this way. In The Autoimmune Solution, Dr. Amy Myers, a renowned leader in functional medicine, offers her medically proven approach to prevent a wide range of inflammatory-related symptoms and diseases, including allergies, obesity, asthma, cardiovascular disease, fibromyalgia, lupus, IBS, chronic headaches, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

Lessons from the Miracle Doctors

Author: Jon Barron
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1442969563
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Holistic healers, herbalists, and renegade medical doctors throughout the world are performing miracles on a daily basis. Thousands of people have come to these ''miracle doctors''certain that they were terminally ill and have left perfectly healthy. And now the secrets of these miracle doctors are revealed in this book: a step-by-step program that will allow you to take back control of your own health and well-being.

Physical Vascular Therapy The Next Generation of Medicine

Author: Peter Carl Simons
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781540803993
Format: PDF, ePub
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When we think of the circulatory system, we often picture the large arteries running to and from the heart. Yet what most of us don't consider is the microcirculation that also takes place inside the body. Microcirculation is the movement of blood through the smallest vessels; the Arterioles, the capillaries, and the venules. These tiny veins serve a huge purpose by delivering oxygen and nutrients to every part of the human body, yet they are easily susceptible to damage or disease and their size make them difficult to treat by conventional methods. Medical Science is making advances, striving to find solutions that will enable the treatment of these small vessels and the entire Microcirculation System, with one company discovering a technology known as physical vascular therapy. This book looks deeply into this revolutionary technology as well as what it means for the future of Medical Science, the Microcirculatory System itself and overall health. Topics: Microcirculation * Sectors of Microcirculation * The Regulation of Capillary Exchange * The Processes of the Microcirculation of Blood * The Bemer Signal * Vasomotion * Hypertension and Microcirculation

Creating Health

Author: Deepak Chopra
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395755150
Format: PDF, Docs
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Dr. Deepak Chopra, author of the best-selling Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, offers his thousands of fans a newly revised edition of Creating Health, his groundbreaking book about the healing power of the mind. First published in 1987, Creating Health introduces the basic premises of Ayurveda, the six-thousand-year-old tradition of health care from India, and guides readers toward a sound understanding of the mind-body connection. Dr. Chopra is considered the preeminent spokesman for Ayurveda, which he blends with Western medical philosophy to create an intelligent and balanced approach to health. Dr. Chopra has revised Creating Health for the many people who are turning to alternative methods of health care as a result of the escalating crisis in traditional care. This edition incorporates a number of advances based on Dr. Chopra's recent work and new perspectives, including the techniques of mindfulness meditation, a simple but powerful form of breath-focused meditation.

The UltraSimple Diet

Author: Mark Hyman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439171319
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers an accelerated program designed to help readers lose weight quickly and keep it off, in a guide that features menus, exercise routines, and stress reduction techniques.