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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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Breathe well and live well with COPD  by Janet Brindley

Breathe well and live well with COPD

Janet Brindley

Book

"Practising regular breathing exercises helps to develop healthy breathing patterns, which can lessen the effects of breathing difficulties caused by COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This is a short, practical guide to using new therapeu...

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Vagina obscura  by Rachel E. Gross

Vagina obscura

Rachel E. Gross

Book

"A scientific journey to the center of the new female body. The Latin term for the female genitalia, pudendum, means "parts for which you should be ashamed." Until 1651, ovaries were called female testicles. The fallopian tubes are named for a man. N...

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Intelligent fitness  by Simon Waterson

Intelligent fitness

Simon Waterson

Book

"A former marine, and now the film industry's most in-demand fitness trainer, Simon Waterson's client list reads like a who's who of A-list actors. He has transformed Daniel Craig into the formidable James Bond for five blockbuster films, shaped Chris...

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The joy choice  by Michelle Segar

The joy choice

Michelle Segar

Book

"Why do we so easily fall off the diet wagon, or fail to maintain an exercise routine, even when we really want to? Based on cutting-edge decision science and engaging stories from her work with coaching clients and industry, Dr. Michelle Segar, director...

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The hypnotic gastric band  by Paul McKenna

The hypnotic gastric band

Paul McKenna

Book

"A Gastric Band is a radical, surgical operation that reduces the available space in the stomach. Paul McKenna's Hypnotic Gastric Band is a psychological procedure that can help to convince the unconscious mind that a gastric band has been fitted, so...

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The voice book  by Kate DeVore

The voice book

Kate DeVore

Book

"This updated resource teaches people how to protect and improve one of their most valuable assets: their speaking voice. Simple explanations of vocal anatomy and up-to-date instruction for vocal injury prevention are accompanied by illustrations, ph...

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On mental illness.

On mental illness.

Book

"We accept without shame that most organs in our bodies might at some point develop problems and could need a bit of help. We should not make an exception of our minds. Our lives are so complicated and so filled with burdens, we should be completely....

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Glucose revolution  by Jessie Inchauspé

Glucose revolution

Jessie Inchauspé

Book

"Glucose, or blood sugar, is a tiny molecule in our body that has a huge impact on our health.It enters our bloodstream through the starchy or sweet foods we eat. In the past five years, scientists have discovered that glucose affects everyone - not ...

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Divergent mind  by Jenara Nerenberg

Divergent mind

Jenara Nerenberg

Book

"A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women-those with ADHD, autism, and other sensory processing differences-exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish As a suc...

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The 4-phase histamine reset plan  by Becky (Doctor of Natural Medicine) Campbell

The 4-phase histamine reset plan

Becky (Doctor of Natural Medicine) ...

Book

"Many people suffer from bothersome symptoms like hives, itchy skin, low blood pressure, heart palpitations and more without knowing that they are caused by histamine intolerance. Board-certified Doctor of Natural Medicine and author of The 30-Day Th...

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The chronic pain couple  by Karra Eloff

The chronic pain couple

Karra Eloff

Book

"The struggle to maintain joy and a fulfilling relationship while coping with chronic illness and pain is a serious problem for millions of people today. Australian health entrepreneur Karra Eloff has drawn on academic research and her own pursuit of...

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The power of yoga for men  by Caleb Jude Packham

The power of yoga for men

Caleb Jude Packham

Book

"This is a guide for guys who are curious about yoga (but think it's just for women) or for those who have done a class years ago and were intimidated by their inflexibility. It is for those huge numbers of men who suffer, often in secret, from anxie...

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Sit up straight  by Vinh (Physical therapist) Pham

Sit up straight

Vinh (Physical therapist) Pham

Book

"Future-proof your body and relieve chronic pain resulting from sitting, slouching, and other bad lifestyle habits with this easy-to-perform set of daily stretching and exercise routines - from an innovative physical therapist who coaches dozens of c...

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The Long Covid self-help guide

The Long Covid self-help guide

Book

"The first practical, accessible self-help guide to managing symptoms of long covid. More than 1 million people suffer from long covid in the UK (with 400,000 people suffering symptoms for over a year), and many more globally. Yet there is no clear g...

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Move more at your desk  by Kerrie-Anne Bradley

Move more at your desk

Kerrie-Anne Bradley

Book

"Outlines simple exercises to counter physical issues caused by sitting still for too long, with movements that can be done easily throughout the day to improve sitting posture, strength, and flexibility"--Publisher's description.

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Not a diet book  by James Smith

Not a diet book

James Smith

Book

"Are you ready to change your life? Are you sick of always wearing black and getting undressed in the dark? Are you fixated with a number on the scales? Are you afraid to step into the gym and commit to a routine? Is your confidence at an all-time low?...

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So you want to live younger longer?  by Norman Swan

So you want to live younger longer?

Norman Swan

Book

"Many of us dream of staying as young as possible as long as possible whether we're in our 30s, 40s, 70s or even 80s, and there's a growing Conga line of products and people offering you just that dream. The dilemma is, which of the pills, mental and...

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Your upper body, your yoga  by Bernie Clark

Your upper body, your yoga

Bernie Clark

Book

"This third book in the series looks at the upper body: the shoulder complex, arms and hands. But, there is more. This final book also includes explorations of how asymmetries and proportions affect our practice. You are unique. No one else in this ...

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The next apocalypse  by Chris Begley

The next apocalypse

Chris Begley

Book

"Pandemic, climate change, or war: our era is ripe with the odor of doomsday. In movies, books, and more, our imaginations run wild with visions of dreadful, abandoned cities and returning to the land in a desperate attempt at survival. In The Next A...

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Chill  by Mark (Anaesthetist) Harper

Chill

Mark (Anaesthetist) Harper

Book

"The belief that swimming in cold water can improve one's health is hardly new. For centuries, people from all over the world have reported that immersing themselves in cold water alleviates their pain and improves their overall well-being. Even Kath...

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The complete guide to sleep care  by Kiki Ely

The complete guide to sleep care

Kiki Ely

Book

"The Complete Guide to Sleep Care features 75 accessible methods to improve your sleep that will make you feel refreshed and ready to face the world. Scientific studies have shown that getting good sleep improves every area of our lives, giving us more...

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Intermittent fasting transformation  by Cynthia Thurlow

Intermittent fasting transformation

Cynthia Thurlow

Book

"Designed specifically for women, this individualized six-week intermittent fasting program is the sustainable solution to help you feel and look your absolute best. Based on the scientifically proven 16:8 fasting model, what makes this program unique...

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The wonder weeks  by Xaviera Plas-Plooij

The wonder weeks

Xaviera Plas-Plooij

Book

""Nine months up, nine months down" gives new mothers the space to find themselves again-physically, emotionally, and sexually. From hormones and muscles to mind and spirit, every aspect of a woman's body is affected by pregnancy-and now is the time ...

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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"--Publisher's description.

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The gift of therapy  by Irvin D. Yalom

The gift of therapy

Irvin D. Yalom

Book

"Illustrates through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most out of therapy. The ... author ... shares his uniquely fresh approach and the valuable insights he has gained - presented as 85 'tips' for 'beginner...

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I will make you passionate about exercise  by Bevan James Eyles

I will make you passionate about exercise

Bevan James Eyles

Book

"I Will Make You Passionate About Exercise was written to help people who currently don't have exercise in their life, fall in love with it" --Backcover.

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Living in the moment  by Elizabeth Landsverk

Living in the moment

Elizabeth Landsverk

Book

"A loved one's dementia diagnosis can leave you feeling scared and overwhelmed. Now a renowned geriatrician who has helped thousands of families live happy, engaged lives--after a dementia diagnosis--shares her expertise in this easy-to-follow...

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Yoga Nidra made easy  by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Yoga Nidra made easy

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Book

"Yoga Nidra is an effortless and nourishing yoga practice that involves no physical movement, simply resting and listening. It is an adaptive, meditative state of being that anyone can access to find healing, nourishment and liberation. Yoga Nidra Made...

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Medical medium  by Anthony William

Medical medium

Anthony William

Book

"Now revised and expanded with up-to-the-minute medical information and exclusive new content in a full-color format: the book that launched an international phenomenon and started a series that has sold over 2 million copies in total. The initial release...

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Unwinding anxiety  by Judson Brewer

Unwinding anxiety

Judson Brewer

Book

"A step-by-step plan clinically proven to break the cycle of worry and fear that drives anxiety and addictive habits. Judson Brewer explains how to uproot anxiety at its source using brain-based techniques and small hacks accessible to anyone. We think...

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The positive birth book  by Milli Hill

The positive birth book

Milli Hill

Book

"Challenging negativity and fear of childbirth, and brimming with everything you need to know about labour, birth and the early weeks of parenting, The Positive Birth Book is the must-have guide for pregnant women. A widely acclaimed bestseller since...

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Mayo Clinic on hearing and balance

Mayo Clinic on hearing and balance

Book

"Hearing impairment can be a debilitating condition. From tinnitus and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo to chronic migraines and ear infections, there are a host of underlying causes that can impact your ability to hear well. And hearing loss often...

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Microbiome thyroid  by Raphael Kellman

Microbiome thyroid

Raphael Kellman

Book

"Dr. Raphael Kellman is one of the pioneers in the field of microbiome medicine. In his previous books, he's helped readers to achieve long term weight loss, emotional and neurological equilibrium, and overall health through careful attention to thei...

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Ancestors within  by Amy Gillespie Dougherty

Ancestors within

Amy Gillespie Dougherty

Book

"Your ancestors have waited your whole life for this moment ...and the next! What if you had an opportunity to discover and connect with your ancient origins; what if that connection brought healing you never expected possible? Amy Gillespie Dougherty...

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True age  by Morgan Levine

True age

Morgan Levine

Book

"Cutting-edge research shows how to determine and decrease your true biological age. What if there was a way to measure our biological age? And what if there were strategies to slow down-or even reverse-the aging process? The answers to these questions...

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Phobia relief  by Kalliope Barlis

Phobia relief

Kalliope Barlis

Book

"All of us are born with two fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises. All the rest--fear of spiders, snakes, clowns, flying, close spaces, getting sick, dogs, needles--are learned and can be unlearned. In Phobia Relief: From Fear to Fr...

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Healing trauma  by Peter A. Levine

Healing trauma

Peter A. Levine

Book

""In Healing trauma, Dr. Levine gives you the personal how-to guide for using the theory he first introduced in his highly acclaimed work Waking the Tiger. Join him to discover: how to develop body awareness to "renegotiate" and heal traumas by "revi...

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Love and Asperger's  by Kate McNulty

Love and Asperger's

Kate McNulty

Book

"Life with a partner whose neurotype is different than yours is filled with moments that are surprising, unique, and sometimes challenging. If one of you is on the Autism Spectrum and the other is neurotypical, this Aspergers book is a helpful and in...

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In your own time  by Sara Wickham

In your own time

Sara Wickham

Book

"Pregnant women and maternity services are facing an induction epidemic. As medical guidelines include more "at risk" categories, women and our already overwhelmed and under resourced maternity systems are increasingly pressured to induce birth before...

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Science of HIIT  by Ingrid S. Clay

Science of HIIT

Ingrid S. Clay

Book

"Get the best results from your HIIT workouts by understanding the muscle action needed to perfect each exercise. Explore the physiology of more than 90 essential HIIT exercises, to master each movement with confidence and control. Recent scientific ...

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Healthy heart, healthy brain  by Bradley Bale

Healthy heart, healthy brain

Bradley Bale

Book

"Every forty seconds, someone in the US suffers a heart attack or a stroke. Every sixty-five seconds someone develops dementia. The culprit is cardiovascular disease-- and rates are going up in younger people. Bale and Doneen present a comprehensive ...

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Flexible dieting  by Alan Aragon

Flexible dieting

Alan Aragon

Book

"Alan Aragon reveals the biggest diet secret of all - no single diet is best for everyone. The key to success is finding a tailored program that meets your individual needs and helps you build lifelong habits to support your goals. With a focus on...

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The 30-day thyroid reset plan  by Becky (Doctor of Natural Medicine) Campbell

The 30-day thyroid reset plan

Becky (Doctor of Natural Medicine) ...

Book

"Millions of Americans have thyroid disorders and don't even know it. Dr. Becky Campbell, who has years of experience in the field, was one of those people but cured herself using this revolutionary program. What makes this approach different--and mo...

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Healing with DMSO  by Amandha Vollmer

Healing with DMSO

Amandha Vollmer

Book

"Discover the benefits that DMSO can bring to your first-aid kit, from safely soothing headaches to easing arthritis pain, in this easy-to-use, fact-filled handbook. This science-backed guide will help you understand how DMSO works, why it works, and...

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Cognitive behaviour therapy  by Avy Joseph

Cognitive behaviour therapy

Avy Joseph

Book

"What happens to you in life matters less than the way you feel about life; that's the message of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). If you've ever tried to change something about yourself--your mood, your weight, your behaviour--you'll have noticed that...

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Harnessing the nine hallmarks of aging  by Greg (Biotechnologist) Macpherson

Harnessing the nine hallmarks of aging

Greg (Biotechnologist) Macpherson

Book

"How can we slow the aging process? Scientists and philosophers have been seeking the answers to aging for centuries, but over the last past few decades our understanding of why and how we age has dramatically expanded, helping unlock the secrets of the...

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Moving beyond trauma  by Ilene Smith

Moving beyond trauma

Ilene Smith

Book

"Have you noticed that no matter how much time you spend in talk therapy, you still feel anxious and triggered? That is because talk therapy can keep you stuck in a pattern of reliving your stories, rather than moving beyond them. But, most of all, i...

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Your best immunity  by John Tickell

Your best immunity

John Tickell

Book

"Immunity is the protector of our bodies - it's our defence system and is essential for our survival. Our body is surrounded by literally millions of viruses and potentially harmful pathogens on a daily basis, and a few of them are strong enough to infect...

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Embrace the spectacle  by Aberdeen Violet

Embrace the spectacle

Aberdeen Violet

Book

"A woman with Dissociative Identity Disorder provides insight on recovering from developmental trauma, & altering the course of generational violence & dysfunction. Through two of her many alters (Aberdeen & Seven), she compassionately deconstructs our...

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Caregiving with love and joy  by Patricia A. Boswell

Caregiving with love and joy

Patricia A. Boswell

Book

"When it comes to caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the right caregiving can make all the difference. Here, Patricia Boswell shares structured routines, life hacks, and best practices that are evidence-based and focused on....

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Transforming trauma with Jiu-jitsu  by Jamie Marich

Transforming trauma with Jiu-jitsu

Jamie Marich

Book

"The first book for using jiu-jitsu to transform trauma--for survivors, mental health practitioners, and trauma-informed martial arts instructors. This groundbreaking book introduces the martial art of jiu-jitsu as a powerful healing modality for tra...

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Who is wellness for?  by Fariha Róisín

Who is wellness for?

Fariha Róisín

Book

"In this thought-provoking book, part memoir, part journalistic investigation, the acclaimed writer and poet, a Muslim queer Bangladeshi, reveals how wellness culture has become a luxury good built on the wisdom of Black, brown and Indigenous people-...

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How the mind changed  by Joseph Jebelli

How the mind changed

Joseph Jebelli

Book

"No other life form on the planet has generated a brain like ours. How did a bundle of cells weighing just 1.2 kg give rise to conscious, self-aware beings capable of understanding time, language, mathematics and music, of exploring outer space and s...

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Help. Her. Heal  by Carol Juergensen Sheets

Help. Her. Heal

Carol Juergensen Sheets

Book

"Carol Juergenen Sheets and Allan J. Katz have created a workbook/roadmap for rebuilding relationships damaged by sexual addiction and other forms of infidelity. With a focus on empathy – understanding what the betrayed partner is feeling; the exercises...

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A week to change your life  by Olivia Audrey

A week to change your life

Olivia Audrey

Book

"Do you regularly get the Monday Blues? Are you always tired on Fridays, even though you want to be excited for the weekend? There may be more to it than just a long work week. Over the course of a week, the human body goes through a cycle of self-re...

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Wired for love  by Stephanie Cacioppo

Wired for love

Stephanie Cacioppo

Book

"From the world's foremost neuroscientist of romantic love comes a personal story of connection and heartbreak that brings new understanding to an old truth: better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. At thirty-seven, Dr. Stephanie...

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Self-care all-in-one  by Shamash Alidina

Self-care all-in-one

Shamash Alidina

Book

"Take charge of your personal health and well-being with this trusted, all-in-one guide to self-care. There's an old saying that goes, "You can't pour from an empty cup." It means that you can't take care of others unless you take care of yourself. And...

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The bodies of others  by Naomi Wolf

The bodies of others

Naomi Wolf

Book

"Our pre-March 2020 world is gone forever. Irretrievable. For in league with mass surrender to all-powerful technology, the "restrictions" against human assembly, speech and gathering, culture and worship brough on by pandemic panic have brought new ...

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The strong like mum method  by Shakira Akabusi

The strong like mum method

Shakira Akabusi

Book

"Discover the natural strength of the female body, awaken your inner power and enjoy a happy, healthy, confident pre and postnatal experience with this inspiring, stereotype-shattering book. In The StrongLikeMum Method, pre and postnatal fitness expert...

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Everyday trauma  by Tracey Shors

Everyday trauma

Tracey Shors

Book

"A neuroscientist explores how trauma impacts the brain, especially for women - and how we can learn to heal ourselves. Everyone experiences trauma. Whether a specific harrowing event or a series of stressful moments that culminate over time, trauma can...

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Outsmart your pain  by Christiane (Mindfulness teacher) Wolf

Outsmart your pain

Christiane (Mindfulness teacher) Wo...

Book

"Pain can be a big, unwieldy box that you struggle to carry all day. Wolf shows readers how mindfulness lets you put down this box and unpack its contents. She provides guided meditations and self-compassion practices that will help you separate your...

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This is your brain on food  by Uma Naidoo

This is your brain on food

Uma Naidoo

Book

"A Harvard-trained psychiatrist, Cornell nutrition specialist, and professional chef shares actionable dietary recommendations and brain-healthy recipes for foods that can support the treatments of common psychological and cognitive health challenges,...

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Astanga yoga  by Jean Hall

Astanga yoga

Jean Hall

Book

"Dynamic flowing vinyasa yoga for strengthening body and mind Astanga Yoga is a dynamic and energetic form of yoga that uses the breath to flow from one posture to the next. The postures, or asanas, are linked by vinyasa sequences, creating a heat th...

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The salt fix  by James DiNicolantonio

The salt fix

James DiNicolantonio

Book

"Dr DiNicolantonio takes us away from hype and hyperbole to a place of rationality as it relates to salt. We've all heard the recommendation: no more than a teaspoon of salt a day for a healthy heart. But there's one big problem with this: the majority...

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Deep survival  by Laurence Gonzales

Deep survival

Laurence Gonzales

Book

"Compares the thought processes and actions of survivors and nonsurvivors in deadly situations, presenting case studies and discussing neurological and psychological research and ancient texts on survival; and lists twelve steps most survivors take i...

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Why you drink and how to stop  by Veronica Valli

Why you drink and how to stop

Veronica Valli

Book

"At last, a book that reveals why alcoholics think, feel and behave the way they do. This book looks into the heart and mind of the alcoholic; it explains their thought processes, how they feel and why they behave so self-destructively. Written by an...

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Immunity food fix  by Donna Beydoun Mazzola

Immunity food fix

Donna Beydoun Mazzola

Book

"Immune response underpins everything from chronic health conditions such as diabetes and heart disease to warding off the common cold to how well one ages. Studies have shown that nutrition impacts immunity and disease development. The bottom line? What...

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Obsessive, intrusive, magical thinking  by Marianne Eloise

Obsessive, intrusive, magical thinking

Marianne Eloise

Book

"An exploration of the intersection of neurodivergence, obsession and disorder. Obsessive was, still is, my natural state, and I never wondered why. I didn't mind, didn't know that other people could feel at peace. I always felt like a raw nerve, but...

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Herbal medicine for mental health  by Lillian Somner

Herbal medicine for mental health

Lillian Somner

Book

"Millions of Americans suffer from depression, anxiety and a host of other mental health issues, and many get psychiatric help. For many of those patients, medication is a necessary part of treatment. But pharmaceuticals are not a cure-all. Sometimes...

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The physick garden  by Alice Smith

The physick garden

Alice Smith

Book

"The intriguing tales of the plants that have been used to heal and cure our bodies - from ancient superstitions to old wives tales that worked. Here are the ancient cures for modern maladies... Plants have been used for centuries for their healing powers...

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Patient zero  by Lydia Kang

Patient zero

Lydia Kang

Book

"Patient Zero tells the long and fascinating history of disease outbreaks-how they start, how they spread, the science that lets us understand them, and how we race to destroy them before they destroy us. Written in the authors' lively and accessible...

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Your best gut  by Paul Froomes

Your best gut

Paul Froomes

Book

"How important is your gut to overall health? What do probiotics do? What happens when gut bacteria go wrong? Are you really what you eat? Dr Paul Froomes tells you everything you need to know about the gut and gut microbiome in Your Best Gut, a thorough...

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Lifechanger  by Nancy Dennett Ducharme

Lifechanger

Nancy Dennett Ducharme

Book

"What if you could stop cancer growth and even cause it to reverse? With the help of this book, you will learn how to fight cancer while protecting healthy cells. Getting diagnosed with cancer is a frightening shock, and in many cases the diagnosis i...

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Cannabis  by David J. Nutt

Cannabis

David J. Nutt

Book

"Underpinned by his two-year research trial in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, involving up to 20,000 patients, which will create Europe's largest body of evidence on the plant's medicinal qualities Professor David Nutt and his team...

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Eat it!  by Jordan Syatt

Eat it!

Jordan Syatt

Book

"Enjoy your favourite foods without guilt while losing weight, getting stronger, and improving your health. Some "experts" say, don't eat carbs because insulin makes you fat, others say, don't eat fat because fat makes you fat. Some say, don't eat pr...

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Raw can cure cancer  by Janette Murray-Wakelin

Raw can cure cancer

Janette Murray-Wakelin

Book

"At 52 Ariena feels there is a lot in her life to be thankful for: her loving husband and family, her beautiful grandson her good health, until... overnight all this changes. A lump in her breast is diagnosed as a highly aggressive form of breast cancer...

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Lyme  by Mary Beth Pfeiffer

Lyme

Mary Beth Pfeiffer

Book

"Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as the ticks that carry it move into places they could not survive before. Mary Beth Pfeiffer shows how we have contributed to this growing menace and how modern medicine has underestimated its danger....

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Healthy at last  by Eric Adams

Healthy at last

Eric Adams

Book

"Prominent NYC-based public servant shares his incredible story of reversing type-2 diabetes by adopting a plant-based diet, and offers a guide for people of color to advocate for themselves and improve their health. Brooklyn Borough President and ma...

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Growing consciousness  by Leo (Dwarn L. Carver Carver

Growing consciousness

Leo (Dwarn L. Carver Carver

Book

"This book forges an accessible path to self-discovery and truth; one that can apply to a small herb garden on the windowsill just as well as it would to a Buddhist Zen garden. Growing Consciousness will outline simple practices and explorations into...

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The sober lush  by Amanda Eyre Ward

The sober lush

Amanda Eyre Ward

Book

"A sober hedonist's guide to living a decadent, wild, and soulful life--alcohol-free. In a culture where sipping "rosé all day" is seen as the epitome of relaxation, "grabbing a drink" the only way to network; and meeting at a bar the quintessential ...

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The power of the Downstate  by Sara C. Mednick

The power of the Downstate

Sara C. Mednick

Book

"In The Power of the Downstate, Dr Mednick will show you how to achieve robust health, sustained productivity and brilliant thinking by maintaining balance and finding harmony with your natural rhythms. The Downstate is the time and space in which re...

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The pain solution  by Saloni Sharma

The pain solution

Saloni Sharma

Book

"Expert Dr. Saloni Sharma offers a personalized and innovative five-step pain relief program built on what she calls “microboosts,” little steps that add up to big results. Illustrated with inspiring patient examples and personal stories, her drug-free...

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Muscle for life  by Michael Matthews

Muscle for life

Michael Matthews

Book

"A life-changing and accessible guidebook on the fundamentals of building muscle, losing fat, and staying healthy at any age and any ability from the million-copy bestselling fitness guru and founder of Legion Athletics. Forget drastic and dangerous diets...

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Bipolar disorder for dummies  by Candida Fink

Bipolar disorder for dummies

Candida Fink

Book

"When one receives the diagnosis that they or a loved one has bipolar disorder, it can be a time of fear and worry. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therap...

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The sleep fix  by Diane Macedo

The sleep fix

Diane Macedo

Book

"Roughly thirty percent of the population is estimated to be living with insomnia, while many more unknowingly suffer from other sleep disorders. Macedo learned the hard way how valuable sleep is, and how it affects everything from our heart to our brain...

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Maladies of empire  by Jim Downs

Maladies of empire

Jim Downs

Book

"Standard histories of medicine celebrate brilliant Westerners such as Florence Nightingale and John Snow. In this unorthodox telling, Jim Downs turns our focus to another key group of contributors: the subjugated peoples-forced into close quarters b...

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Yoga of courage and compassion  by W. (William) Yang

Yoga of courage and compassion

W. (William) Yang

Book

"Lessons in fearless living through breathwork, gentle movement, and meditation based on the experiences of those at the edge of life. Shares a series of simple, practical, and profound conscious breathing, movement, and meditation exercises that help...

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The great plant-based con  by Jayne Buxton

The great plant-based con

Jayne Buxton

Book

"Almost every day we hear a call for us to reduce our consumption of meat and dairy, with the long-term goal for many being the widespread conversion to a totally vegan lifestyle. 'Plant-based' has become a term so worthy and ubiquitous that many people...

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The healing power of the sun  by Richard Hobday

The healing power of the sun

Richard Hobday

Book

"Explores the many beneficial effects of sunlight to prevent and treat illness and boost health and well-being. Shares scientific research on sunlight therapy and tuberculosis, as well as studies on sunlight with regard to osteoporosis, diabetes, mul...

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The year the world went mad  by M. E. J. Woolhouse

The year the world went mad

M. E. J. Woolhouse

Book

"In January 2020, leading epidemiologist Professor Mark Woolhouse learned of a new virus taking hold in China. He immediately foresaw a hard road ahead for the entire world, and emailed the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland warning that the UK should...

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Yoga for motherhood  by Naomi Annand

Yoga for motherhood

Naomi Annand

Book

"A beautiful, nurturing and kind guide to yoga following the birth of a baby. The perfect gift for any new mother. Yoga for Motherhood offers a gentle guide to recovery and relaxation following pregnancy. Features include: approximately 60 restorative...

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Yoga nidra  by Richard C. Miller

Yoga nidra

Richard C. Miller

Book

"A new edition of this acclaimed guide - updated with the most current, research-supported iRest® practices and insights. Within you resides an ever-present self that is always whole and healthy, filled with an abiding sense of inner peace, and compl...

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My pleasure  by Laura Delarato

My pleasure

Laura Delarato

Book

"My Pleasure is an invaluable guide that empowers readers to explore their bodies and cultivate a satisfying sex life, no matter their relationship status. Body positivity advocate and sexual wellness writer Laura Delarato teaches that sexual pleasure...

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Hippocrasy  by Rachelle Buchbinder

Hippocrasy

Rachelle Buchbinder

Book

"Two world-leading doctors reveal the true state of modern medicine and how doctors are letting their patients down. In Hippocrasy, rheumatologist and epidemiologist Rachelle Buchbinder and orthopaedic surgeon Ian Harris argue that the benefits of me...

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Emotional inheritance  by Galit Atlas

Emotional inheritance

Galit Atlas

Book

"Past family trauma can keep us unconsciously connected to the past. It shapes our lives in ways we don't always recognise, and can keep us from living to our full potential. In this transformative book, award-winning psychoanalyst Dr Galit Atlas draws...

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Cancer treatment breakthroughs  by Tim Ladhams

Cancer treatment breakthroughs

Tim Ladhams

Book

"Cancer is the world's biggest health problem, manifesting at an ever-increasing rate, and alongside the human cost is an enormous economic impact. With so much information available this detailed guide demystifies cancer treatment and highlights the...

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The busy caregiver's guide to advanced Alzheimer disease  by Jennifer R. Stelter

The busy caregiver's guide to advanced Alzheimer disease

Jennifer R. Stelter

Book

"The Dementia Connection Model is a recipe to connect families in a way that produces positive interactions and preserves their loved one's level of functioning for as long as possible. The model brings together three concepts in dementia care of what...

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The book of lymph  by Lisa Levitt Gainsley

The book of lymph

Lisa Levitt Gainsley

Book

"The lymphatic system is the body's first line of defence against illness and is responsible for ridding the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. When it's not functioning well, it's easy to see and feel the bloat, puffiness and general...

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The truth about COVID-19  by Joseph Mercola

The truth about COVID-19

Joseph Mercola

Book

"Since early 2020, the world has experienced a series of catastrophic events-a global pandemic caused by what appears to be an engineered coronavirus; international lockdowns and border closings causing widespread business closures, economic collapse,...

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Menopause  by Louise Newson

Menopause

Louise Newson

Book

"This new book takes a straightforward look at menopause. What is it? When does it occur? What can be expected? How can it be managed? Dr Louise Newson is a well-known specialist in menopause and saw the need for a fact-based manual for women and the...

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