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What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)—But You Really Should Know
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
You or someone you care about has been diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease. What now? Well, if PKD is your road and you must travel it, here is a travel guide by an experienced traveler, with notes on what to do, what to eat and what sights not to miss. All roads have potholes and PKD is no different. So, if you’re buckled up, let’s see how many of them we can help you miss.
Letters to Doctors: Patients Educating Medical Professionals through Practical True Life Experiences. The BRCA Mutation and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
This original book combines the experienced perspective of a practicing Ob/Gyn and a BRCA1 positive patient. Through their mutual desire to help those who live with the threat or actuality of BRCA mutations and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (HBOC), Letters To Doctors is a unique educational guide not only for healthcare providers but for everyone who picks it up.
The HLRCC Handbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer (HLRCC) is a very rare genetic condition that was named in 2002. This handbook has been created to help educate and support all those impacted by HLRCC. HLRCC was formerly known as Reed's Syndrome.
Silver Linings on Dark Clouds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
My Life with Alport's Syndrome: A personal story of life with kidney failure, from diagnosis to dialysis and finally, transplant. Facing uncaring healthcare and social services systems while fighting against a genetic disease that causes kidney failure, extreme fatigue, hearing loss and eventually death unless treated.
Fanconi Anemia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 870. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Fanconi Anemia teaches you about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, prognosis and prevention for this inherited disorder.
Living with Congenital Ptosis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Being born with congenital ptosis is often the first struggle of many people's lives. It is an often over-looked and under-researched birth defect that has major influences on a person's self-esteem. Do you have congenital ptosis? I do. Join me as I share my story with you.
My Dyslexic Journey
Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Aetiology of Obesity: The Role of Genes and Hormones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
A fully researched and referenced book describing the role of genes and hormones in the aetiology (origins and causes) of obesity. Now described as our 'obesogenic' environment the book discusses the increasing number of genes and hormones identified as having a role in our globally-soaring obesity levels. A must-read for anyone with an interest in obesity seeking to understand underlying causes.
A Simple Guide to Genetic Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A genetic disease is a disease caused by a abnormal form of a gene called a variation or a change of a gene called a mutation. Genetic disorders can be caused 1. by a mutation in one gene (monogenetic disorder) Monogenetic disorders are relatively rare and are caused by a mutation in a single gene. The mutation may be present on one or both chromosomes (one chromosome from each parent)
Polycystic Kidneys, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Diseases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
This book describes the Polycystic Kidney, Its Treatments and Related Diseases. Polycystic kidney disease is a progressive genetic condition in which multiple cysts are present in both kidneys Introduction Chapter 1 Polycystic Kidney Chapter 2 More about Polycystic Kidney Chapter 3 Treatment of Polycystic Kidney Chapter 4 Glomerulonephritis Chapter 5 Kidney Failure Chapter 6 Nephrotic Syndrome
G6PD Deficiency, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the G6PD Deficiency, Treatment and Associated Diseases. G6PD Deficiency is an inherited disorder of the Red blood cells which has a lack of the G6PD enzyme. TABLE OF CONTENT Introduction Chapter 1 G6PD Deficiency Chapter 2 Facts about G6PD Deficiency Chapter 3 Treatment of G6PD Deficiency Chapter 4 Hemolytic Anemia Chapter 5 Sickle Cell Anemia Chapter 6 Shock
Thalassemia, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Thalassemia, Treatment and Associated Diseases. Thalassemia is an inherited disorder of the Red blood cells which is transmitted by a gene. TABLE OF CONTENT Introduction Chapter 1 Thalassemia Chapter 2 Facts on Thalassemia Chapter 3 Treatment of Thalassemia Chapter 4 Hemolytic Anemia Chapter 5 Sickle Cell Anemia Chapter 6 G6PD Deficiency
Polycythemia Vera, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Polycythemia vera, Diagnosis, Treatment and Related Diseases. Polycythemia vera is a bone marrow disorder with uncontrolled proliferation of blood cells. TABLE OF CONTENT Introduction Chapter 1 Polycythemia Vera Chapter 2 Causes Chapter 3 Symptoms Chapter 4 Diagnosis Chapter 5 Treatment Chapter 6 Prognosis Chapter 7 Polycythemia Rubra Vera Chapter 8 Myeloproliferative disease
Williams Syndrome, (Happy Elf Syndrome) A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Williams Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Williams syndrome is an inherited disorder affecting physical and mental development People with this disorder are as friendly, happy and pure as elves. The cause is micro-deletion of 28 missing genes Diagnosis: Typical elfin face Missing genes test Treatment: Behavior/Music therapy Reduce calcium Treat heart valve
Klinefelter Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality
This book describes Klinefelter Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Klinefelter syndrome is a genetic disorder in males with an extra X chromosome It is linked with hypo-gonads, gynecomastia and infertility. It is recorded as XXY. Diagnosis is by: Buccal test for chromosones Low testosterone Treatment is by: Testosterone supplements Mastectomy for gynecomastia Psychotherapy.
Turner Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
This book describes Turner Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. Turner Syndrome is an inherited disorder of the sex chromosome with one missing X chromosomes (XO) It happens only in females. Symptoms: Amenorrhea Infertility Short stature Diagnosis is by: Karyotyping Blood estrogen Treatment is by: Growth hormone Estrogen at puberty Fertility with donor egg Psychotherapy.
Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is one of the most frequent inherited neurological disorders. It consists of genetic disorders that affect peripheral nerves. Diagnosis: Muscle weakness Reduced muscle bulk Sensory loss Treatment: Rehabilitation Enhance posture and balance surgical repair of deformities
Friedreich Ataxia, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes Friedreich Ataxia, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Friedreich ataxia is the most frequent inherited ataxia (incoordination), a degenerative disorder affecting the nervous system, muscles and heart. Diagnosis: Unsteadiness Cardiomyopathy MRI brain & Spinal cord Genetic test Treatment: Physical and speech therapy Heart failure Arrhythmias Scoliosis Foot deformities
Hemangiomas, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This book describes the Hemangioma, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases. A hemangioma is a disorder that causes abnormal buildup of blood vessels in the skin or internal organs 1. Superficial hemangiomas are raised red areas of skin 2. Deep hemangiomas are blue in color Diagnosis is by excision biopsy. Most hemangiomas need: No treatment Propanolol/steroids Laser therapy Surgical removal
Velpeau: The HS Journal, Vol. I, Issue 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
Monthly publication to help raise awareness about the debilitating skin condition, Hidradenitis Suppurativa.