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A Simple Guide to Thyroid Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The Thyroid gland produces the thyroid hormone which plays an important part in the metabolism of our body. The thyroid hormones regulate how the body breaks down the food we eat. It uses that energy instantly or stores it for the future. The pituitary gland in the brain actually controls how the thyroid works. It is located at the base of the brain and produces thyroid-stimulating hormone.
A Simple Guide to Sleep Disorders
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sleep & sleep disorders
Sleep is something which every one of us need. It helps to rest the mind and allows the body to rest and rejuvenate itself. Sleep is described as a state of consciousness or dynamic activity which gives the body time to rest and build up strength while the brains continue to work. Sleep has four phases.
A Simple Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and Health
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
Vitamins and Minerals are important hormones and catalysts in the general nutrition of the body. Vitamins are organic substances which are made by plants or animals. Minerals are inorganic substances that come from the earth; soil and water and are absorbed by plants. Humans absorb minerals and vitamins from the plants and animals they eat.
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 » Diseases / genetic
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)
A Simple Guide to Hemorrhoids and Anal Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal
Hemorrhoids or piles are distended veins inside the anus which are swollen and inflamed. Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). What is the cause of hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids usually result from straining to pass the stool out of anus. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, aging, chronic constipation or diarrhea.
Health Tips: Everyday Ideas For Your Needed Good Health and Fitness
Series: Healthy Collection, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
The tips included in the book are supplementary to a healthy diet plan you may be following or to a fitness physical training you are practicing. They are authentic, based on scientific researches published on respectable wide-range-circulated health magazines and journals. They do not require any preparation or significant effort, just your intention to maybe change a little your way of life.
A Simple Guide to Alternative Therapy
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
This book describes the alternative therapies such as Spa therapy, Yoga therapy, Massage therapy, Reiki, Hypnotherapy, Meditation and others Alternative Medicine is other forms of therapies other than conventional Western Medicine. They are: 1. Whole medical systems 2. Mind-body medicine 3. Biologically based practices 4. Manipulative and body-based practices 5. Energy medicine
The Truth about VITAMIN – C: Sodium Ascorbate versus Ascorbic Acid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
What's the truth behind Vitamin C Sodium Ascorbate? It's a different form of Vitamin C that is distinct from Ascorbic Acid. Sodium Ascorbate has more benefits compared to Vit. C Ascorbic Acid. Here are some not-so-known facts why we need Sodium Ascorbate or the SALT of Ascorbic Acid. Only about 1-2% of Ascorbate can be produced by our bodies – we need to supplement with this essential vitamins.
A Simple Guide to Sexual Health
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Sexual health
I do not pretend to be an expert on sexual health. But today with the new permissive society there has been an increase in sexually transmitted diseases and division in the family with the divorces and family abuses. It is important to realize that the physical aspect of sexual intercourse is just as important to the couple as well as the loving and intimate relationship.
Smoking Is Not Just An Addiction Smoking Is A Habit! The Psychology Of Quitting Gradually
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
University research now recognises that smoking is both a habit and an addiction. Nicotine substitution fails to address a vital factor - the power of the force of habit.The techniques in this book identify and nullify the environmental stimuli that subconsciously trigger the compulsion to smoke.An adventure into the mysteries of your mind. Exhilarating, enlightening and enjoyable reading.
A Soft Voice in a Noisy World A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson's Disease
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
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Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had Parkinson's disease for many years, this book is a compilation of insights, practical tools, and inspirational suggestions for improving your mind-body connection and empowering yourself to heal.
A Simple Guide to Skin Fungal Infections
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / skin
Many people have asked me what skin fungal infections are. Skin Fungal Infections may be present on the neck, armpits, groins, foot, nails and all over the body. Skin Fungal infections occurs in humid countries and there is a lot of body sweat. Skin fungal infections are caused by a plant form type of micro-organism which invades the dead layers of the skin.
A Simple Guide to Dementia and Alzheimer's Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
Dementia is a disease in which brain tissue degenerates to the extent of loss of memory and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. In Dementia there is a severe and progressive decline in mental function. It affects a person's ability to: 1. think, remember and reason 2. learn new information and skills 3. solve problems and make judgement
A Simple Guide to Hypertension and Heart Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, refers to a condition in which the blood is pumped around the body above normal pressure. A blood pressure reading of 120/80 is read as 120 over 80 millimetres of mercury. The top number is your systolic pressure. This is the pressure in your arteries when your heart pumps. The bottom number is your diastolic blood pressure.
Autismus / Asperger Syndrom / ADHS – Handbuch 1 – Fakten und wissenswertes
Series: Autism Booklets. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: German. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Hier erfahren Sie, wie und weshalb die Toxinabwehr bei neurologisch Erkrankten von der Genetik beeinflusst wird- und was man dagegen tun kann.
A Simple Guide to AutoImmune Diseases
Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
An auto immune disease is a disease of the human body where the immune system of the body attacks its own cells in the joints as in Rheumatoid arthritis Or in the skin as in psoriasis Or in the muscles as in Myasthenia gravis Or throughout the body as in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis There are over 80 different types of auto immune diseases in the body
Diabetes Karma
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
Diabetes Karma is a compilation of short essays on everyday topics and how they relate to diabetes. Jane K. Dickinson shares her positive approach to diabetes: it's all about attitude, choices and balance.
Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.
21st Century Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians, including Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Genetics, Chromosome Anomalies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's health experts about Down Syndrome, also known as Down's Syndrome or trisomy 21.
Is ADHD Caused by Diet? The Food Dye Problem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD, Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD
Could our food actually be the main cause of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Did you know that the amount of allowable food dyes in our diet has increased FIVE times between 1955 and 2007? Food dyes have now been officially linked to hyperactivity in children with learning disabilities, but so far the FDA has not acted to warn consumers about their toxic effects.