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The Road Map to Fertility - A Comprehensive Guide to Fertility for Men and Women (Paperback): David Greening The Road Map to Fertility - A Comprehensive Guide to Fertility for Men and Women (Paperback)
David Greening
R379 R241 Discovery Miles 2 410 Save R138 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Living with Allergies - Practical Tips for All the Family (Hardcover): Emma, Amoscato, Living with Allergies - Practical Tips for All the Family (Hardcover)
Emma, Amoscato,
R464 R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Save R104 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An allergy diagnosis can be overwhelming and life changing but this book provides brings together all the in-depth information and practical tips you need. It includes interviews with the country's leading allergy experts, advice from people living with allergies and has been endorsed by Allergy UK. Living With Allergies provides insight into each allergic condition, how to cope at different life stages and information on diagnosis, treatment and everyday management. It also includes tips the doctors don't tell you: How do you manage allergy anxiety? How do you keep your child safe at school? How can you travel abroad with allergies? This book will help you learn how to live with allergies in a proactive and positive way.

Arthritis For Dummies (Paperback): Barry Fox, Nadine Taylor, Jinoos Yazdany, Sarah Brewer Arthritis For Dummies (Paperback)
Barry Fox, Nadine Taylor, Jinoos Yazdany, Sarah Brewer 1
R372 R268 Discovery Miles 2 680 Save R104 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Arthritis For Dummies" is a book for the millions who suffer from chronic joint conditions classified under arthritis looking for lasting relief. It's a friendly, hands-on guide that gives the latest information available on the many techniques for managing the disease and controlling the symptoms so that arthritis sufferers can get on with life. It features expert advice to help readers manage arthritis, slow down its progression, and enjoy life to the full. It includes diet, exercise, and self-care advice designed to protect and soothe joints, as well as the latest on coping with stress, anger and depression and making positive lifestyle changes. Topics covered include: The different types of arthritis; Diagnosing the condition; Alleviating symptoms and minimizing pain; Eating to beat arthritis; Both conventional and drug free ways of managing the condition; and, Living day-to-day with arthritis and improving lifestyle.

The Type 1 Diabetes Cookbook - Easy Recipes for Balanced Meals and Healthy Living (Paperback): Laurie Block The Type 1 Diabetes Cookbook - Easy Recipes for Balanced Meals and Healthy Living (Paperback)
Laurie Block
R336 R257 Discovery Miles 2 570 Save R79 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
How to Be a Patient - A Field Guide to the World of Modern Medicine (Large print, Hardcover, Large type / large print edition):... How to Be a Patient - A Field Guide to the World of Modern Medicine (Large print, Hardcover, Large type / large print edition)
Sana Goldberg
R588 R557 Discovery Miles 5 570 Save R31 (5%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Beautiful Cure - Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences (Paperback): Daniel M. Davis The Beautiful Cure - Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences (Paperback)
Daniel M. Davis 1
R369 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R124 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The immune system holds the key to human health. In The Beautiful Cure, leading immunologist Daniel Davis describes the scientific quest to understand how it works - and how it is affected by stress, sleep, age and our state of mind - and explains how this knowledge is now unlocking a revolutionary new approach to medicine and well-being. The body's ability to fight disease and heal itself is one of the great mysteries and marvels of nature. But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly beautiful inner world: a vast and intricate network of specialist cells, regulatory proteins and dedicated genes that are continually protecting our bodies. Far more powerful than any medicine ever invented, it also plays a crucial role in our daily lives. Already we have found ways to harness these natural defences to create breakthrough drugs and so-called immunotherapies that help us fight cancer, diabetes, arthritis and many age-related diseases, and we are starting to understand whether or not activities such as mindfulness might play a role in enhancing our physical resilience. Written by an expert at the forefront of this adventure, The Beautiful Cure tells a dramatic story of detective work and discovery, of puzzles solved and of the mysteries that remain, of lives sacrificed and saved, introducing the reader to this revelatory new understanding of the human body and what it takes to be healthy.

Ask Me About My Uterus - A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain (Hardcover): Abby Norman Ask Me About My Uterus - A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain (Hardcover)
Abby Norman
R491 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R128 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Faced with a cascade of un-diagnosable symptoms, a young college student is compelled to trade her textbooks for medical journals and dance classes for doctor's offices as she strives to find answers and to advocate for recognition of women's pain. One otherwise uneventful morning, Abby Norman woke up and went to take a shower. Out of nowhere, she was struck down by an excruciating, nauseating pain and collapsed on the bathroom floor. Unable, perhaps at times even unwilling, to diagnose her symptoms and take her pain seriously, doctors suggested Norman's condition was "all in her head." Although she was vaguely aware of the fraught relationship between women's bodies and the male-dominated medical profession--from Dr. Freud and Dora to Dr. Wilbur and Sybil--Norman trusted their assessment and turned her examination inward. Still, the physical pain persisted. When she was eventually diagnosed with endometriosis, she thought she'd found the answer. But then an even more unusual medical condition befell her that had nothing to do with her reproductive system. When the doctors were once again mystified-or just downright unsympathetic-Norman realized the fight had only just begun. Combining her findings from medical research past and present, interviews with experts and patients, and a hearty dose of pop culture appreciation, Norman takes readers on a journey by turns infuriating, humorous and inspiring. Putting her own misadventures into a broader historical, sociocultural, and political context, Norman shows that women's bodies have long been the battleground of a never-ending war for power, control, medical knowledge and truth. And that it's time to refute the belief that being a woman is a pre-existing condition.

The Infection Game - life is an arms race (Paperback): Sarah Myhill, Craig Robinson The Infection Game - life is an arms race (Paperback)
Sarah Myhill, Craig Robinson
R376 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R78 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dr Myhill, ably supported by Craig Robinson, writes: `It is generally believed that infection is a killer of the past. Wrong - research now shows that our big killers, from cancers and coronaries to dementia and diabetes are largely infection-driven. Indeed, it is difficult to find a pathology that does not have an infectious associate. Cheap and effective defences are within the grasp of all of us. We have all the weapons we need to win the arms race. Our new book provides the intellectual imperatives and practical know-how to conquer the established, prevent the potential and postpone the inevitable. Just do it!' The Infection Game shows us how we can maximise our defences and martial our weapons so that we are ready to defeat the infectious organisms we encounter every day and in epidemic situations.

The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer, Revised - The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Do to Prevent Disease,... The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer, Revised - The Surprising, Unbiased Truth About What You Should Do to Prevent Disease, Feel Great, and Have Optimum Health and Longevity (Paperback, Revised Edition)
Jonny Bowden, Beth Traylor
R420 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R119 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Don't just live longer-live better! The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer provides a road map to a longer, healthier life, advocating key strategies for the food, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments that will keep us going stronger, longer. With these strategies, you can win the battle against aging. Living a long life isn't only about measuring the number of years lived, but how we live them. Dr. Beth Traylor and nutritionist and weight loss expert Jonny Bowden provide recommendations that will keep you strong, healthy, energetic, and active with every decade of your life. These methods-all backed by the latest research and scientific studies-are easy, yet work anti-aging miracles. There's no better time to start than now. You'll learn how to rein in "The Four Horseman of Aging": Free radicals, which cause oxidative damage that wear you down from the inside out; Inflamation, the "silent killer" that is a factor in almost every degenerative disease; Glycation, a process that is implicated in many of the diseases of aging Stress, which can cause more damage to your overall well-being than you think. The book includes fitness tips for your body's "key players"-the heart, brain, bones, muscles, joints, immune system, and hormones. More and more studies are proving that we can strongly influence how long and how well we live. This fully revised and updated edition offers the smartest program for living a longer, healthier, better life.

Weefselsoute vir kinders - Babas, kleuters en tieners (Paperback, New ed): Margaret Roberts Weefselsoute vir kinders - Babas, kleuters en tieners (Paperback, New ed)
Margaret Roberts
R100 R79 Discovery Miles 790 Save R21 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Die 12 belangrikste weefselsoute is minerale wat perfek gebalanseerd in ons liggame teenwoordig behoort te wees om optimale gesondheid te verseker. Hierdie merkwaardige soute kom in die aarde se gesteentes en grond voor en in gewasse wat organies in mineraalryke grond verbou is. In hierdie boek, n opvolger van Weefselsoute vir Heilsaamheid, fokus Margaret Roberts op weefselsoute wat kinders se ontwikkeling en welsyn sal bevorder vanaf babas tot tieners. Elke weefselsout word in n afsonderlike hoofstuk behandel, met wenke oor hoe om spesifieke kwale te behandel en raad oor hoe om die soute se inname deur middel van die regte dieet te verhoog. Vir vinnige verwysing word n tabel van kwale ingesluit. Hierdie boek is n onmisbare gids vir elkeen wat in gesondheid, welsyn en die gebruik van natuurlike middels belangstel om hul gesondheid te bevorder.

Radical Beauty - How to transform yourself from the inside out (Paperback): Deepak Chopra, Kimberly Snyder Radical Beauty - How to transform yourself from the inside out (Paperback)
Deepak Chopra, Kimberly Snyder 1
R365 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R79 (22%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Dr Deepak Chopra, bestselling author of Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul, and Kimberly Snyder, superstar nutritionist and bestselling author of The Beauty Detox Solution, offer an exciting and practical programme to help transform you from the inside out. Through six pillars of healthy living that focus on such topics as internal and external nourishment, sleep, living naturally, avoiding excessive stress, and better understanding the relationship between emotions and inflammatory foods, the authors offer 'radical routines' and 'radical foods' that will have the best impact on your body and mind. By revealing the latest information on new key vitamins for your metabolism, the use of healthy skincare ingredients, how skin oiling and self-massage can nourish the nervous system, and how positive emotion-based living and peace foster natural and timeless beauty, Chopra and Snyder will help you develop a more healthy body and mind, as well as increase your natural glow, magnetic presence and radiant vitality.

The Sinatra Solution - Metabolic Cardiology (Paperback, Revised, Update): Stephen T. Sinatra The Sinatra Solution - Metabolic Cardiology (Paperback, Revised, Update)
Stephen T. Sinatra
R402 R323 Discovery Miles 3 230 Save R79 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Board-certified cardiologist Stephen T. Sinatra discusses the importance of energy metabolism on cardiovascular health and the positive impact these four energy-supplying nutrients have on the cardiovascular system: CoQ10, carnitine, ribose, and magnesium. Concise and informative case histories and scientific studies highlight the importance of supplementing these energy-supplying nutrients for people with heart disease.

Human Anatomy - The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardcover): Alice Roberts Human Anatomy - The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardcover)
Alice Roberts 1
R532 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R166 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dive into this anatomy atlas full of the most detailed 3-D digital images of the human body based on the latest medical imaging techniques. You'll get to see the wonders of human biology, often at life-size, with spectacular anatomical images showing the body's structure in incredible detail, from bone sutures to lymph nodes. Professor Alice Roberts takes you on a journey throughout the body, working down from the head to the toes. Exhaustive annotations give you all the key details on organs, tissues, cells, DNA, and genes. Human Anatomy is perfect for students of human biology and physiology with the quality of digital images and level of detail making it an invaluable study resource. Or if you are just curious to learn how your body works, this anatomy atlas is the perfect guide for you. Content previously published in The Complete Human Body 9781405347495.

The Ultimate Guide to Red Light Therapy - How to Use Red and Near-Infrared Light Therapy for Anti-Aging, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain,... The Ultimate Guide to Red Light Therapy - How to Use Red and Near-Infrared Light Therapy for Anti-Aging, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Performance Enhancement, and Brain Optimization (Paperback)
Ari Whitten
R297 Discovery Miles 2 970 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Hashimoto's Healing Diet - Anti-Inflammatory Strategies for Losing Weight, Boosting Your Thyroid, and Getting Your... The Hashimoto's Healing Diet - Anti-Inflammatory Strategies for Losing Weight, Boosting Your Thyroid, and Getting Your Energy Back (Paperback)
Marc Ryan
R392 R304 Discovery Miles 3 040 Save R88 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Rainsongs (Paperback): Sue Hubbard Rainsongs (Paperback)
Sue Hubbard
R271 Discovery Miles 2 710 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Award-winning writer Sue Hubbard delivers a poignant story of transformation, conjuring the rugged beauty of County Kerry's coastline. Newly widowed, Martha Cassidy has returned to a remote cottage in a virtually abandoned village on the west coast of Ireland for reasons even she is uncertain of. Looking out from her window towards the dramatic rise of the Skelligs across the water, she reflects on the loss of Brendan, her husband and charming curator, his death stirring unresolved heartache from years gone by. Alone on the windswept headland, surrounded by miles of cold sea, the past closes in. As the days unfold, Martha searches for a way forward beyond grief, but finds herself drawn into a standoff between the entrepreneur Eugene Riordan and local hill farmer Paddy O'Connell. While the tension between them builds to a crisis that leaves Paddy in hospital, Martha encounters Colm, a talented but much younger musician and poet. Caught between its history and its future, the Celtic Tiger reels with change, and Martha faces redemptive choices that will change her life forever.

The Autoimmune Solution Cookbook - Over 150 Delicious Recipes to Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms... The Autoimmune Solution Cookbook - Over 150 Delicious Recipes to Prevent and Reverse the Full Spectrum of Inflammatory Symptoms and Diseases (Hardcover)
Amy Myers
R486 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R145 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The companion cookbook to the revolutionary New York Times bestseller The Autoimmune Solution, filled with more than 150 nutritious, easy-to-prepare, every day recipes to heal symptoms of inflammation and autoimmune disorders, including Graves' Disease, Psoriasis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Celiac disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and Multiple sclerosis. Nine in ten Americans suffer from inflammation or an autoimmune disorder-conditions for which conventional medicine has 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 as Dr. Amy Myers revealed in The Autoimmune Solution, there are solutions. In this invaluable cookbook, she now shows you how to repair your body and reverse your symptoms by eating your way to good health. The Autoimmune Solution Cookbook delivers more than 150 grain-free recipes designed to prevent and reverse the full spectrum of autoimmune diseases, including allergies, obesity, asthma, cardiovascular disease, fibromyalgia, lupus, IBS, chronic headaches, fatigue, multiple sclerosis, colitis, Graves' disease, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. As our food and environment becomes more toxic, the health of millions of us have been impaired. Thanks to Dr. Myers, you no longer need to rely on prescriptions-with troubling, sometimes dangerous side effects-to counteract your body's over-reactive immune system. The Autoimmune Solution Cookbook is the healthy alternative to cope with and conquer inflammatory-related symptoms and diseases.

The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet - 2nd Edition: Revised and Updated (Hardcover): Donald D. Hensrud The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet - 2nd Edition: Revised and Updated (Hardcover)
Donald D. Hensrud 1
R552 R418 Discovery Miles 4 180 Save R134 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Healing Self - A revolutionary plan for wholeness in mind, body and spirit (Paperback): Deepak Chopra, Rudolph E. Tanzi The Healing Self - A revolutionary plan for wholeness in mind, body and spirit (Paperback)
Deepak Chopra, Rudolph E. Tanzi 1
R351 R235 Discovery Miles 2 350 Save R116 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Heal yourself from the inside out

Our immune systems can no longer be taken for granted. Current trends in public healthcare are disturbing: our increased air travel allows newly mutated bacteria and viruses to spread across the globe, antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria outstrip the new drugs that are meant to fight them, deaths due to hospital-acquired infections are increasing, and the childhood vaccinations of our aging population are losing their effectiveness. Now more than ever, our well-being is at a dangerous crossroad.

But there is hope, and the solution lies within ourselves. The Healing Self is the new breakthrough book in self-care by bestselling author and leader in integrative medicine Deepak Chopra and Harvard neuroscientist Rudolph E Tanzi. They argue that the brain possesses its own lymphatic system, meaning it is also tied into the body’s general immune system.

Based on this brand new discovery, they offer new ways of increasing the body’s immune system by stimulating the brain and our genes, and through this they help us fight off illness and disease. Combined with new facts about the gut microbiome and lifestyle changes, diet and stress reduction, there is no doubt that this ground-breaking work will have an important effect on your immune system.

Healthy Gut, Flat Stomach Drinks - 75 Low-FODMAP Tonics, Smoothies, Infusions, and More (Paperback): Danielle Capalino Healthy Gut, Flat Stomach Drinks - 75 Low-FODMAP Tonics, Smoothies, Infusions, and More (Paperback)
Danielle Capalino
R337 R259 Discovery Miles 2 590 Save R78 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Poorly digested sugars and carbohydrates are often the cause of discomfort. Low-FODMAP diets, which feature foods low in these elements, have become popular aids in gut health and comfort. It can feel hard to keep track of it all, though, and sometimes a quick fix that actually helps relieve pain and bloat right away is the perfect antidote- especially when it may also result in flatter bellies. From satisfying smoothies to warm broths, creative cocktails to nutrient- packed juices, Danielle Capalino has thought of a drink for everyone and every gut. Recipes include: Sparkling Green Smoothie, Beef Broth with Lemongrass, Turmeric Chai and Orange Cranberry Cocktail. Discover the pathway to ultimate gut health by raising a delicious, probiotic- rich glass. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the low-FODMAP diet, information on probiotics, and much, much more.

The Insulin Resistance Diet for Pcos - A 4-Week Meal Plan and Cookbook to Lose Weight, Boost Fertility, and Fight Inflammation... The Insulin Resistance Diet for Pcos - A 4-Week Meal Plan and Cookbook to Lose Weight, Boost Fertility, and Fight Inflammation (Paperback)
Tara Spencer, Jennifer Koslo
R344 R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Save R78 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Wilderness Survival - A Folding Pocket Guide on How to Stay Alive in the Wilderness (Poster, 3rd ed.): James Kavanagh,... Wilderness Survival - A Folding Pocket Guide on How to Stay Alive in the Wilderness (Poster, 3rd ed.)
James Kavanagh, Waterford Press
R142 R106 Discovery Miles 1 060 Save R36 (25%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Back to Life - How to unlock your pathway to recovery (when back pain persists) (Paperback): David Rogers, Grahame Brown Back to Life - How to unlock your pathway to recovery (when back pain persists) (Paperback)
David Rogers, Grahame Brown 1
R299 R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 Save R81 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Back pain is very hard (often impossible) to diagnose and to specify, hence heavy painkillers are thrown at people. But the only way to beat the pain is to understand it. Based on cutting-edge research into back pain and the psychology of pain itself, David Rogers and Grahame Brown have set up the Functional Restoration Service at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham - the UK's leading centre for back pain. Here they have developed the pioneering BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL approach: BIO - How your body processes pain; what physical triggers you have and why; where your body holds pain PSYCHO - where your pain is coming from; what exactly your pain is; the power of your mind to deal with and stop pain SOCIAL - all the environmental factors that will contribute to your back pain, and how, why and when to change them Based on this revolutionary and already hugely successful approach, Back to Life offers a whole new way of dealing with back pain: - Understand the psychology of pain - Debunk the myths - Find the source of your pain - Manage your pain - including all the emotions and anxiety that go with it - Master exercises and stretches - Identify and solve the social factors - Get lasting relief

Apple Cider Vinegar Drinks for Health - 100 Teas, Seltzers, Smoothies, and Drinks to Help You * Lose Weight * Improve Digestion... Apple Cider Vinegar Drinks for Health - 100 Teas, Seltzers, Smoothies, and Drinks to Help You * Lose Weight * Improve Digestion * Increase Energy * Reduce Inflammation * Ease Colds * Relieve Stress * Look Radiant (Paperback)
Britt Brandon
R221 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R77 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Enjoy the many benefits of apple cider vinegar-including weight loss, increased energy, glowing skin, better digestion, and improved immune system function-with these 100 delicious drink recipes. Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular home remedies-for good reason. This all-natural liquid can help with everything from cholesterol to weight loss to varicose veins while also offering numerous natural beauty solutions to promote healthy skin, hair, and nails. Utilizing the numerous benefits of apple cider vinegar has never been easier, thanks to Apple Cider Vinegar Drinks for Health. From satisfying smoothies, to soothing hot drinks, to refreshing tonics, these one hundred recipes are a delightful way to add variety to your daily health routine and gain benefits including better digestion, increased energy, and reduced inflammation. Learn how to receive the maximum health benefits including the best time to drink apple cider vinegar and the optimal amount needed for effective results. Each chapter offers drink recipes designed to provide a specific health benefit on everything from detoxification, to cold and sinus relief, to anti-aging, and much more.

Platillos y Postres Para Diabeticos (English, Spanish, Paperback): Editorial Epoca Platillos y Postres Para Diabeticos (English, Spanish, Paperback)
Editorial Epoca
R77 R64 Discovery Miles 640 Save R13 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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