'My first serious blackout marked the line between sanity and insanity. Though I would have moments of lucidity over the coming days and weeks, I would never again be the same person ...'
Susannah Cahalan was a happy, clever, healthy twenty-four-year old. Then one day she woke up in hospital, with no memory of what had... read more
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Shortly before his 44th birthday, John Diamond received a call from the doctor who had removed a lump from his neck. Having been assured for the previous 2 years that this was a benign cyst, Diamond was told that it was cancerous. This is the story of Diamond's life with, and without, a lump.
Bedevilled by a crippling condition which nobody could explain or relieve, he confronts hard truths about the relationship between the mind and the body, the hectic modern world and his life as a writer. Teach Us To Sit Still is the visceral, thought-provoking and improbably entertaining story of Tim Parks' quest to overcome ill health.
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Type 2 diabetes is a health priority for everyone. One in 12 adults now has diabetes. In the over-65s, it's now one in three. Chances are that diabetes could affect you, your friends or your family. Diabetes has the potential to impact on many aspects of your health, from your head to your toes. But there are many opportuniti... read more
Qualified nurse, personal trainer, fitness instructor, massage therapist and mother of two, Rachel Tomkinson, has spent the past four years researching ways to prevent her youngest daughter from suffering the severe eczema and 24 food allergies she was diagnosed with. Her investigation has brought to the fore that real food p... read more
|Author:||Lauren Cox & Janice Cox|
What's the hippest way to be green? Making your own hair conditioner, mouth rinse, lip gloss, and hand cream would be a start. Natural beauty maven Lauren Cox is bringing bath and body into the twenty-first century with easy, economical, and eco-friendly projects, featuring au courant ingredients-hemp oil, red tea, soy milk, ... read more
This title covers over 100 common ornamental species, as well as lawns, bulbs, succulents, citrus, conifers, ferns, orchids, and palm trees. More often than not, problems arise when plants are not growing in the right conditions, so a brief description of these conditions is given for each plant followed by the symptoms ... read more
Drawing on the wisdom of an eclectic range of thinkers and writers, on medieval calendars and manorial records and, as ever, on Tom's own honestly recounted and frequently imperfect attempts to travel the road to self-sufficiency, Brave Old World is designed to give us all hope. Why, he asks, shouldn't we return to the ideals... read more
Have you been on a million diets and you're still no healthier? Do you feel like you know what you 'need to do' to get in shape but just can't make it happen? Have you tried every healthy eating trick but still fall off the wagon when things get busy? The Lose Weight for Life approach: sorts out the facts from the fiction whe... read more
Frank Bowden, a specialist in the field of infectious disease and sexual health, looks at one bug at a time, weaving around them the stories of his patients and their families, the doctors and the difficulties they face, and the horrors and successes of hospitals and health care programs. Through Bowden's own work in the ... read more
|Author:||Buck Shelford and Grant Schofield|
All Black legend Buck Shelford was the epitome of brute strength, determination and athletic prowess. It was a shock to New Zealand sports fans, then, when he was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 2005, which he subsequently overcame with treatment. More recently, after a public battle with his weight, Buck successfully shed... read more
The untold story of Wilhelm Reich and the dawn of the sexual revolution. An illuminating, startling, at times bizarre story of sex and science, ecstasy and repression. In the middle of the 20th century, the United States became an adoptive home for dozens of expatriated European thinkers, who saw this rich, young country ripe... read more
|Author:||Joel Fuhrman, MD|
Hailed a "medical breakthrough" by Dr. Mehmet Oz, EAT TO LIVE offers a highly effective, scientifically proven way to lose weight quickly. The key to Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary six-week plan is simple: health = nutrients / calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories in the food you eat is high, you lose weight. Th... read more
|Author:||Scott H. Sicherer|
|Series:||A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book|
Posing the questions that anyone with food allergies will think to ask - and then some - "Food Allergies" provides practical, emotional, and scientific guidance on the topics that affect your life. Allergy expert Scott H. Sicherer addresses the full spectrum of food allergies, from mild to life threatening, from single foods ... read more
YOU CAN CONQUER CANCER was a revolutionary book when first published in 1984. It has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide and has been translated into fourteen languages. It has become a classic and one of the most widely read books on the subject of cancer management and survival.This edition is completely updated. It con... read more
|Author:||Mosley & Spencer|
IS IT POSSIBLE TO EAT WELL, MOST OF THE TIME, AND GET SLIMMER AND HEALTHIER AS YOU DO IT? WITH THE FAST DIET IT IS. This radical new approach to weight loss is the diet that everyone is talking about. It really is as simple as it sounds: you eat normally five days a week, then for just two days you cut your calories (500 for... read more