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Health new titles

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​Stretch your muscles and your mind. Our selection of books explores the physical as well as the philosophical challenges in life. Some titles come in large print. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection. 

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Love thy neighbor by Ayaz Virji

Love thy neighbor

Ayaz Virji

Large Print

"In 2013, Ayaz Virji left a comfortable job at an East Coast hospital and moved to a town of 1,400 in Minnesota, feeling called to address the shortage of doctors in rural America. But in 2016, this decision was tested when the reliably blue, working...

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Getting real about getting older by Linda K. Stroh

Getting real about getting older

Linda K. Stroh

Large Print

"The first book to open up a real conversation about aging. What has the experience of getting older felt like for you? It seems that life's milestones pass by in a flash: graduating from school, landing your first job, getting married, having kids. ...

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Running is my therapy  by Scott Douglas

Running is my therapy

Scott Douglas

Book

Longtime running writer Scott Douglas marshals expert advice (especially his own, cultivated from more than 110,000 miles of personal experience), and a growing body of scientific research to show how running can make us happier. How? Everyone knows ...

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The natural prescription  by Andreas Michalsen

The natural prescription

Andreas Michalsen

Book

This illuminating book has the power to transform your health and change your life. We are living longer than ever before, but our prolonged lives have come at a price: a rise in chronic diseases like digestive disorders, high blood pressure, heart d...

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Glaucoma  by Ivan Goldberg

Glaucoma

Ivan Goldberg

Book

Undisturbed, glaucoma blinds people. It respects neither gender nor education; it ignores wealth and privilege. We have no cure for it and we cannot reverse the damage that it has caused. Glaucoma affects about 2% of people over 40 years of age. It is...

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Bitten  by Kris Newby

Bitten

Kris Newby

Book

This true story dives into the mystery surrounding one of the most controversial and misdiagnosed conditions of our time Lyme disease and of Willy Burgdorfer, the man who discovered the microbe behind it, revealing his secret role in developing bug-b...

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My sh*t therapist & other mental health stories  by Michelle Thomas

My sh*t therapist & other mental health stories

Michelle Thomas

Book

A bold, irreverent, blisteringly funny guide to dealing with the day-to-day challenges of living with poor mental health. This is not a story about breakdown and recovery. This is a story about the day-to-day reality of living with depression and men...

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The betrayal bond  by Patrick Carnes

The betrayal bond

Patrick Carnes

Book

For seventeen years The Betrayal Bond has been the primary source for therapists and patients wrestling the effects of emotional pain and harm caused by exploitation from someone they trusted. Divorce, litigation, incest and child abuse, domestic vio...

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Cannabis & CBD for health and wellness  by Aliza Sherman

Cannabis & CBD for health and wellness

Aliza Sherman

Book

A safe, comprehensive, and easy-to-use guide to using cannabis--including CBD and THC--to ease chronic and acute health issues such as pain, insomnia, inflammation, depression, anxiety, grief, stress, and more, from the founder of a global cannabis w...

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Childhood disrupted  by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Childhood disrupted

Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Book

Your biography becomes your biology. The emotional trauma we suffer as children not only shapes our emotional lives as adults, but it also affects our physical health, longevity, and overall wellbeing. Scientists now know on a bio-chemical level exactly...

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In praise of walking  by S. M. (Shane M.) O'Mara

In praise of walking

S. M. (Shane M.) O'Mara

Book

Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It defines us as a species. It enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot in front of the other without...

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Anatomy essentials  by Maggie (Writer) Norris

Anatomy essentials

Maggie (Writer) Norris

Book

Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Anatomy after some time away, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical Anatomy course. From names and technical terms to how the body works, you'll...

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The modern art and science of mobility  by Aurélien Broussal-Derval

The modern art and science of mobility

Aurélien Broussal-Derval

Book

Live pain free and maximize your training potential! The Modern Art and Science of Mobility is a striking visual guide to releasing muscle tension and activating muscles for functional motion. It goes beyond traditional training methods that focus on...

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Detox your home  by Christine Dimmick

Detox your home

Christine Dimmick

Book

Cancer affects 1 in 2 persons, and nearly everyone has an autoimmune-related disease or allergy. We live in a world where the incidence of illness grows as fast as the GDP. Industrialization has created a world that puts products before human and env...

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Vaccines did not cause Rachel's autism  by Peter J. Hotez

Vaccines did not cause Rachel's autism

Peter J. Hotez

Book

In 1994, Peter J. Hotez's nineteen-month-old daughter, Rachel, was diagnosed with autism. Dr. Hotez, a pediatrician-scientist who develops vaccines for neglected tropical diseases affecting the world's poorest people, became troubled by the decades-long...

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A headache in the pelvis  by David Wise

A headache in the pelvis

David Wise

Book

Pelvic pain afflicts millions of men and women and goes by many names, including pelvic floor dysfunction and prostatitis. David Wise, Ph.D., searched for relief for his pelvic pain for more than 20 years. After researching medical journals and perfo...

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The heartland  by Nathan Filer

The heartland

Nathan Filer

Book

In The Heartland, Nathan Filer, a former mental health nurse, invites us to spend time in the company of some extraordinary people whose lives have been affected by this most strange of human conditions, and to discover their complex, surprising, pai...

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The fast 800  by Michael Mosley

The fast 800

Michael Mosley

Book

"Six years ago, Dr Michael Mosley started a health revolution with The 5.2 Fast Diet, telling the world about the incredible power of intermittent fasting. In this book he brings together all the latest science (including a new approach: Time Restric...

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Life lessons from a brain surgeon  by Rahul Jandial

Life lessons from a brain surgeon

Rahul Jandial

Book

In a blend of beautiful storytelling and cutting-edge research, world-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial uncovers the most extreme examples of brain damage, disorders and illnesses. He takes us to a brain bootcamp as he recollec...

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Plant-based sports nutrition  by D. Enette Larson-Meyer

Plant-based sports nutrition

D. Enette Larson-Meyer

Book

Every day an increasing number of athletes incorporate a plant-based diet when training or recovering from competition. Plant-Based Sports Nutrition offers you guidance on how to effectively fuel your training and competition through a plant-based diet....

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The pelvic floor bible  by Jane Simpson

The pelvic floor bible

Jane Simpson

Book

Have you ever laughed so much you wet yourself - just a little bit? Or found yourself crossing your legs on the doorstep frantically searching for your keys? Do you get up at night to go to the toilet more than once? An estimated 200 million people around...

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Your birth plan  by Megan Davidson

Your birth plan

Megan Davidson

Book

There is no right way or best way to give birth, but if you're pregnant, you're likely already hearing advice and stories about what you should do, how you should feel, and what you should want from your birth experience. Your Birth Plan is an interv...

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Eat drink & still shrink  by Michele Chevalley Hedge

Eat drink & still shrink

Michele Chevalley Hedge

Book

Like you, Michele Chevalley Hedge wants to be able to eat delicious food, enjoy the odd glass of pinot and still feel great. Here she draws on all the latest research and many years' experience as a nutritionist to provide a solution that works for the...

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Instant Tai chi  by Ronnie Robinson

Instant Tai chi

Ronnie Robinson

Book

A practical introduction to the ancient Chinese system of Tai Chi, its history and philosophy, with step-by-step guidance on its core postures and sequences, breathing techniques and the popular Hand Form. Tai Chi is an immensely effective exercise t...

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Wellness  by Jess Blair

Wellness

Jess Blair

Book

"Wellness: Small changes for big results is a practical, easy-to-follow guide for people wishing to live a more energised, healthy life. Packed with simple tips that make a big impact on health, Wellness guides the reader through five key areas of fo...

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Power over POTS  by Scheldon Kress

Power over POTS

Scheldon Kress

Book

While POTS is among one of the most common medical disorders affecting adolescents and young adults, both health care professionals and patients generally know very little about this strange condition. The majority of POTS (postural orthostatic tachy...

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Florence under siege  by John Henderson

Florence under siege

John Henderson

Book

A vivid recreation of how the governors and governed of early seventeenth-century Florence confronted, suffered, and survived a major epidemic of plague Plague remains the paradigm against which reactions to many epidemics are often judged. Here, Joh...

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Fake  by Stephanie Wood

Fake

Stephanie Wood

Book

Women the world over are brought up to hope, even expect, to find the man of their dreams, marry and live happily ever after. When Stephanie Woods meets a sweet, sophisticated man who owns land and businesses, she embarks on an exhilarating romance with...

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Dumbbell training  by Allen Hedrick

Dumbbell training

Allen Hedrick

Book

The book provides detailed information on the history of dumbbell training, benefits of this type of training, proper exercise technique, and practical examples of how to put this information together into a training program for a fitness-related or....

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Brain connections  by Giresh Kanji

Brain connections

Giresh Kanji

Book

Learn why you develop insomnia, anxiety and depression. Discover why these three conditions occur together and how to alleviate them without reaching for pills. Fibromyalgia is also explained in this book.

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Beyond the stethoscope  by Lucy Mayes

Beyond the stethoscope

Lucy Mayes

Book

"A profound insight into the state of our health care system, the wellbeing of patients and that of their doctors. First hand stories of doctors on themes including the power of the therapeutic relationship; compassion; preventative care; the doctors'...

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Undo it!  by Dean Ornish

Undo it!

Dean Ornish

Book

"Fight cancer, diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, and even the aging process itself with one simple, scientifically proven plan to reverse disease--as well as prevent and reduce symptoms--from the world-renowned pioneer of lifestyle medicine. Now,...

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Sports strength  by Ron Palmer

Sports strength

Ron Palmer

Book

For any athlete looking to optimise their athletic potential, Sports Strength is the perfect training guide for you. We say this with confidence, as together, we combine over 100 years’ playing and practical coaching experience in sports from physica...

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Practice and all is coming  by Matthew D. Remski

Practice and all is coming

Matthew D. Remski

Book

Through dogged investigative work, careful listening to survivor stories of assault and abuse, and close analysis of the cultic mechanisms at play in the sphere of Pattabhi Jois's Ashtanga community, Matthew Remski's Practice and All Is Coming offers...

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Skulls & anatomy

Skulls & anatomy

Book

Skulls & Anatomy, Copyright Free Vintage Illustrations for Artists & Designers is a collection of 180 high quality, digitised, anatomical drawings for use in personal or commercial creative projects. This is an essential resource to take your art and...

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Eyefoods  by Laurie Capogna

Eyefoods

Laurie Capogna

Book

The average American adult spends around 10 hours a day looking at light-emitting screens, which can negatively impact eye health over time. New research demonstrates that certain diet choices can help to support optimal eye health. In Eyefoods®: The...

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Women's bodies, women's wisdom  by Christiane Northrup

Women's bodies, women's wisdom

Christiane Northrup

Book

"In this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today. Inside you...

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Staying sharp for dummies

Staying sharp for dummies

Book

Insight and actionable information on keeping your brain sharp as you age Your brain controls who you are how you think, feel, and act. As you age, it's not uncommon to want to remain as sharp and "with it" as you were in your younger years. Whether you...

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What is wrong with ME  by Merryn Fergusson

What is wrong with ME

Merryn Fergusson

Book

ME is the most common cause of long-term absence from school. A mild case causes regular absences from education, social life and sport, a severe case leaves a young person housebound or bedbound for years. So why is ME surrounded by a lack of unders...

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The fever  by Sonia Shah

The fever

Sonia Shah

Book

In recent years, malaria has emerged as a cause célèbre for voguish philanthropists. Bill Gates, Bono, and Laura Bush are only a few of the personalities who have opened their pocketbooks in hopes of eradicating the scourge. How does a parasitic disease...

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A guide to mental health issues in girls and young women on the autism spectrum  by Judy Eaton

A guide to mental health issues in girls and young women on the autism spectrum

Judy Eaton

Book

Girls with autism require tailored support for dealing with mental health issues. This book offers interventions specifically for supporting girls with their mental health, by looking at looking at how girls are assessed and diagnosed for autism, and...

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Overcoming chronic fatigue  by Mary Burgess

Overcoming chronic fatigue

Mary Burgess

Book

This valuable self-help guide offers ways of improving long-lasting fatigue associated with a range of long-term conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome. Using recognised techniques, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) helps to change coping st...

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Health revolution  by Maria Borelius

Health revolution

Maria Borelius

Book

The story of one woman’s unique, four-year-long quest to banish melancholy and depression, find happiness and fulfillment, cultivate wellness, and ultimately create her best self--lessons anyone can use to pursue a healthier and more satisfied life. ...

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Survival prepping  by Jason Ryder Adams

Survival prepping

Jason Ryder Adams

Book

Food, water, first aid, and self-defense tips for surviving natural disasters, extreme weather, pandemics, biological threats, terrorist attacks, and riots. It could be a fire, flood, hurricane, tornado, or hailstorm. Financial system collapse or bio...

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Poison  by Jenni Davis

Poison

Jenni Davis

Book

Poison: A History lifts the lid on 30 notorious cases of poisoning--riveting accounts ranging from Roman poisoning epidemics to the shocking antics of toxic aristocrats in 16th-century Florence and 17th-century Versailles, all the way up to the murder...

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Heal endometriosis naturally  by Wendy Kathleen Laidlaw

Heal endometriosis naturally

Wendy Kathleen Laidlaw

Book

What is Heal Endometriosis Naturally? Heal Endometriosis Naturally is NOT just another how to on alternatives. This book is NOT just about eating more healthily - yet it will explain how eating in a new way will help. It is NOT a 'quick fix' - yet this...

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Want  by Julie Peters

Want

Julie Peters

Book

Rediscover Love and Desire after Sexual AssaultReaders of The Body Keeps the Score, The Deepest Well and Trauma Stewardship should read Want: Recovering Desire after Sexual Assault. Have the courage to heal. We know, increasingly, how common and deva...

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The power of plagues  by Irwin W. Sherman

The power of plagues

Irwin W. Sherman

Book

"The Power of Plagues presents a rogues' gallery of epidemic-causing microorganisms placed in the context of world history. Author Irwin W. Sherman introduces the microbes that caused these epidemics and the people who sought (and still seek) to understand...

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME)  by Frankie Campling

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME)

Frankie Campling

Book

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Facts presents a compassionate guide to CFS/ME, providing sufferers and their families with practical advice based on scientific evidence. It is unique in being written by a sufferer of CFS/ME and a physician, both of whom...

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Weight training for old guys  by Timothy Caso

Weight training for old guys

Timothy Caso

Book

Weight Training for Old Guys takes you on a comprehensive, light-hearted fitness journey and incorporates both traditional and little-known Olympic Weight Lifting training methods that guarantee that no bully will ever kick sand in your face again! Written...

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Yoga for chronic pain ... WTF?  by Samantha Parker

Yoga for chronic pain ... WTF?

Samantha Parker

Book

If you're living with some type of chronic pain, at one point in your journey your doctor probably advised you to start doing yoga. And at one point you said, "WTF?" As in, "My doctor told me to do yoga. WTF? How is that going to help?" Or maybe you've...

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The age-well project  by Annabel Streets

The age-well project

Annabel Streets

Book

Diseases of older age take root decades before symptoms appear. For a longer, happier life, we need to plan ahead – but what exactly should we do? For five years, Annabel Streets and Susan Saunders immersed themselves in the latest science of longevi...

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Epidemic  by Reid (Journalist) Wilson

Epidemic

Reid (Journalist) Wilson

Book

In December 2013, a young boy in a tiny West African village contracted the deadly Ebola virus. The virus spread to his relatives, then to neighboring communities, then across international borders. The world's first urban Ebola outbreak quickly over...

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Black Death at the Golden Gate  by David K. Randall

Black Death at the Golden Gate

David K. Randall

Book

Traces the massive effort to contain an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900 San Francisco, detailing how the process was complicated by virulent racism, pseudoscience, and political cover-ups.

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Through, not around

Through, not around

Book

Whether or not there's a reason for infertility and pregnancy loss, these personal essays show the way forward is by going through the grief, not around it. Infertility and pregnancy loss can be devastating, yet the one in six people who cope with them...

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What dementia teaches us about love  by Nicci Gerrard

What dementia teaches us about love

Nicci Gerrard

Book

Dementia is an unmaking, a de-creation - an apocalypse of meaning. Since my father's slow-motion dying, and his actual death in November 2014, I have been much preoccupied with dementia: by those who have it, by those who look after them, by the hospital...

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100 most effective ways to stop aging and stay young  by Julia Maranan

100 most effective ways to stop aging and stay young

Julia Maranan

Book

There is plenty of hype and hoax when it comes to anti-aging and longevity remedies. The 100 Most Effective Ways to Stop Aging and Stay Young offers safe, credible, effective strategies backed up by scientific research. This book includes 100 simple,...

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Hungover  by Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall

Hungover

Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall

Book

We've all be there. One minute you're fast asleep, and the next you're tumbling from dreams of deserts and demons, into consciousness, mouth full of sand, a head full of pain. You're hungover. Hangovers have plagued human beings for about as long as....

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Extreme dose! Melatonin  by Jeff T. Bowles

Extreme dose! Melatonin

Jeff T. Bowles

Book

The author shares the amazing secrets of a lifetime of high-dose melatonin experiments on himself and others!

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The setpoint diet  by Jonathan Bailor

The setpoint diet

Jonathan Bailor

Book

Your body fights to keep you within a range of about 15 pounds--also known as your "setpoint weight." New research reveals that you can lower your setpoint and end that battle for good by focusing on the quality of calories you eat, not the quantity....

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Forensic psychology  by Sandie Taylor

Forensic psychology

Sandie Taylor

Book

This edition of Forensic psychology: the basics continues to provide an essential and accessible overview of a dynamic and fascinating discipline. Providing an engaging introduction to the core topics within Forensic Psychology, the text combines a d...

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Holistic anatomy  by Pip Waller

Holistic anatomy

Pip Waller

Book

Holistic Anatomy presents an authoritative study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology but expands the discussion by connecting the science of the body to a variety of alternative modalities to explore how human beings exist within - and interact with...

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Somatic psychotherapy toolbox  by Manuela Mischke-Reeds

Somatic psychotherapy toolbox

Manuela Mischke-Reeds

Book

Whether you're new to somatic approaches or a seasoned practitioner, this toolbox will be a game-changer in your work. From over 25 years of clinical experience, Manuela Mischke- Reeds, MA, LMFT, has created the go-to resource for mental health therapists...

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The rise and fall of modern medicine  by James Le Fanu

The rise and fall of modern medicine

James Le Fanu

Book

In the years following World War II, medicine won major battles against smallpox, diphtheria, and polio. In the same period it also produced treatments to control the progress of Parkinson's, rheumatoid arthritis, and schizophrenia. It made realities...

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Female pelvic alchemy  by Isa Herrera

Female pelvic alchemy

Isa Herrera

Book

This comprehensive but easy-to-read manual is brimming with tools, exercises and techniques that the author has developed and used to successfully treat thousands of women suffering with incontinence, prolapse and sexual dysfunction.

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Heal your gut with essential oils  by Eric L. Zielinski

Heal your gut with essential oils

Eric L. Zielinski

Book

Heal Your Gut! It's Where Health Starts and Your Healing Begins! Gut dysfunction can be linked to virtually every disease and can cause conditions like fatigue, depression, food sensitivities, chronic pain, allergies, autoimmunity and many more. Thes...

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Attachment theory in practice  by Susan M. Johnson

Attachment theory in practice

Susan M. Johnson

Book

Drawing on cutting-edge research on adult attachment--and providing an innovative roadmap for clinical practice--Susan M. Johnson argues that psychotherapy is most effective when it focuses on the healing power of emotional connection. The primary developer...

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Get well with the Hay Diet  by Jackie Habgood

Get well with the Hay Diet

Jackie Habgood

Book

The Hay diet, devised by an American surgeon named William Hay, involves separating carbohydrate meals from protein meals, enabling the body to digest food more easily. Using an easy-to-follow outline of food combining, complete with meal suggestions...

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Music therapy and mental illness  by Harrison S. Mungal

Music therapy and mental illness

Harrison S. Mungal

Book

This book highlights sufficient evidence to support an alternative in the mental health sector, which is music therapy. This is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive review of well-defined studies that support the efficacy of music therapy, especially for.....

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Sacred herb bundles for energy cleansing  by Kiera Fogg

Sacred herb bundles for energy cleansing

Kiera Fogg

Book

The spiritual art of working with herb bundles has become a worldwide phenomenon, with celebrities, business executives, and modern spiritual seekers embracing the simple and powerful practice. Sacred Herb Bundles for Energy Cleansing is all about si...

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Living with 'The Gloria films'  by Pamela J. Burry

Living with 'The Gloria films'

Pamela J. Burry

Book

In 1964 Dr Everett Shostrom, a psychologist from California, produced a series of educational films titled "Three Approaches to Psychotherapy", therein filming complete psychotherapy sessions for the very first time. Three celebrated therapists demon...

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Cupping therapy for bodyworkers  by Ilkay Zihni Chirali

Cupping therapy for bodyworkers

Ilkay Zihni Chirali

Book

Cupping therapy is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) technique that has been used for thousands of years as a highly effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including skin conditions and musculoskeletal complaints. Many bodyworkers are ve...

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The plant paradox quick and easy  by Steven R. Gundry

The plant paradox quick and easy

Steven R. Gundry

Book

In Dr. Steven Gundry's breakout bestseller The Plant Paradox, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectins--a type of protein found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, dairy, and grains--wreak havoc on...

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Every patient tells a story  by Lisa Sanders

Every patient tells a story

Lisa Sanders

Book

Presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every illness-the diagnosis-revealing the combination of uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting patients who are sick or dying--from the challenges of the ...

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One heart, five habits  by Sayeh Zielke

One heart, five habits

Sayeh Zielke

Book

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major risk factor that can lead to dire consequences if not managed carefully. Backed by evidence-based research, One Heart, Five Habits answers some of the questions that Dr. Zielke is frequently asked by patients...

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Adenomyosis  by Maria Yeager

Adenomyosis

Maria Yeager

Book

What is adenomyosis? A lot of people will ask that question when they see the title of this book, and that is the reason it was written. I personally lived with this uterine disorder for seventeen years before I finally received a correct diagnosis after...

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The nocturnal brain  by Guy Leschziner

The nocturnal brain

Guy Leschziner

Book

What happens to our brain at night? Are we really fully asleep and if so, how is it that some individuals end up doing what they do? Or can it be the case that perhaps the brain never fully goes to sleep and that in some individuals there is a discon...

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The body keeps the score  by Bessel A. Van der Kolk

The body keeps the score

Bessel A. Van der Kolk

Book

"Dr Bessel van der Kolk shares thirty years of experience in dealing with the traumatized to offer a new paradigm for treating traumatic stress and restoring the capacity for pleasure, intimacy and joy. Standard talking and drug therapies, he argues,...

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Gut and psychology syndrome  by Natasha Campbell-McBride

Gut and psychology syndrome

Natasha Campbell-McBride

Book

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The longevity solution  by James DiNicolantonio

The longevity solution

James DiNicolantonio

Book

The Longevity Solution explains how to incorporate time-honored wellness traditions while doing away with fads, unnecessary supplements, and unsubstantiated wellness practices. It investigates the dietary habits and other practices of the healthiest,...

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The age of addiction  by David T. Courtwright

The age of addiction

David T. Courtwright

Book

We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. What can we do to resist temptations that insidiously and deliberately rewire our brains? Nothing, David Courtwright says, unless we understand the ...

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The brink of being  by Julia Bueno

The brink of being

Julia Bueno

Book

It estimated that one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage and yet it persists as taboo. In The Brink of Being, a groundbreaking and essential book, psychotherapist Julia Bueno encourages us to talk about, think more, and reflect upon this often...

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OMD  by Suzy Amis Cameron

OMD

Suzy Amis Cameron

Book

"Environmental advocate, mom of five, and former actor, Suzy Amis Cameron presents a clear-eyed and accessible guide for you to improve your health and shrink your personal carbon footprint simply by swapping one meat- and dairy- based meal for a pla...

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Intuitive eating  by Evelyn Tribole

Intuitive eating

Evelyn Tribole

Book

"First published in 1995, [this] has become the go-to book for creating a healthy relationship with food, mind and body. We've all been there: angry at ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet that was supposed...

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Beating endo  by Iris Orbuch

Beating endo

Iris Orbuch

Book

This empowering book provides the prescription by which women afflicted with endometriosis can reclaim their lives. Written by a surgeon and physical therapist who have treated women of all ages and helped them reclaim their lives. Endometriosisis an...

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How to grow a human  by Philip Ball

How to grow a human

Philip Ball

Book

A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in genetic editing, cloning and neural downloading. After seeing his own cells used to grow clumps of new neurons – essentially mi...

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The everything guide to intermittent fasting  by Lindsay Boyers

The everything guide to intermittent fasting

Lindsay Boyers

Book

Intermittent fasting involves alternating cycles of fasting and eating, all within a set time schedule. Not only does intermittent fasting help you lose those stubborn pounds, it can increase your energy, help produce good gut bacteria, reduce inflam...

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Healing the thyroid with ayurveda  by Marianne Teitelbaum

Healing the thyroid with ayurveda

Marianne Teitelbaum

Book

A comprehensive guide to addressing the growing epidemic of thyroid disease from the perspective of the Ayurvedic tradition.

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Fighting for my life  by Jamie TenNapel Tyrone

Fighting for my life

Jamie TenNapel Tyrone

Book

A uniquely hopeful exploration of the impact of Alzheimer's disease. This book combines the compelling story of Jamie Tyrone, a self-proclaimed "lab rat" diagnosed with a 91 percent chance of contracting AD, with the medical expertise of Dr. Marwan Sabbagh,...

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Diagnosis and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalitis  by Sarah Myhill

Diagnosis and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalitis

Sarah Myhill

Book

"Dr Myhill explains the importance of mitochondria and their role in every aspect of our lives, showing how we fail if they fail. She shows how their activity can be measured and how her recently published research supports her programme for mitochon...

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Anatomy trains  by Thomas W. Myers

Anatomy trains

Thomas W. Myers

Book

"The latest edition of this highly successful volume presents a unique understanding of the role of fascia in healthy movement and postural distortion which is of vital importance to bodyworkers and movement therapists worldwide. Fully updated with the...

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Bipolar disorder  by Sarah Owen

Bipolar disorder

Sarah Owen

Book

The shocking truth is that one in fifty of us will have Bipolar Disorder at some point in our lives. If you, a friend or a family member, is diagnosed with Bipolar, or if you suspect that someone you know may have Bipolar, this book is a fantastic first...

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Finally full, finally slim  by Lisa R. Young

Finally full, finally slim

Lisa R. Young

Book

Finally Full, Finally Slim shows you how to permanently lose weight by right-sizing your portions without eliminating entire food groups or staring at an empty plate. Within these pages, Dr. Young outlines thirty days worth of simple changes to help you...

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Hacking the code of life  by Nessa Carey

Hacking the code of life

Nessa Carey

Book

Just 45 years ago, the age of gene modification was born. Researchers could create glow-in-the-dark mice, farmyard animals producing drugs in their milk, and vitamin-enhanced rice that could prevent half a million people going blind every year. But now...

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Influenza  by Jeremy Brown

Influenza

Jeremy Brown

Book

"On the 100th anniversary of the devastating pandemic of 1918, Jeremy Brown, a veteran ER doctor, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus, from the origins of the Great Flu that killed millions, to vexing questions such...

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Physicians, plagues, and progress  by Allan Chapman

Physicians, plagues, and progress

Allan Chapman

Book

"Since the dawn of time, man has sought to improve his health and that of his neighbour. The human race, around the world, has been on a long and complex journey, seeking to find out how our bodies work, and what heals them. Embarking on a four-thous...

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Miracle cure  by William Rosen

Miracle cure

William Rosen

Book

"An epic chronicle of the discoveries, and the consequences, of the antibiotic age the greatest revolution in science since the invention of agriculture"-- Back cover.

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The fibromanual  by Ginevra Liptan

The fibromanual

Ginevra Liptan

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"Ten million Americans experience the widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain ("fibrofog") that have long frustrated both patients and doctors. In this unique resource, Ginevra Liptan, M.D., shares a cutting-edge new approach that goes...

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A planet of viruses  by Carl Zimmer

A planet of viruses

Carl Zimmer

Book

The past year has been one of viral panic--panic about viruses, that is. Through headlines, public health warnings, and at least one homemade hazmat suit, we were reminded of the powerful force of viruses. They are the smallest living things known to...

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