Over the Counter Natural Cures Expanded Edition

Author: Shane Ellison
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402245335
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Pay Less. Live Healthier. Stop Taking Worthless Prescription Drugs and Overhyped Supplements that Sabotage Your Health. Americans are under attack. Obesity, lethargy, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer are ghastly epidemics. Worse, most drugs can make you even more sick! Why is this happening? Because no one tells you the truth: Millions of dollars are made by keeping this forbidden knowledge from you. Not anymore! Shane Ellison—known as The People's Chemist by his thousands of readers—knows the truth. A former chemist for Big Pharma, he quit when he discovered that the drugs he was creating for drug companies were nothing but toxins, and that the real cures could be found on every supermarket and superstore shelf—for a fraction of the cost and without a prescription! Over-the-Counter Natural Cures is your insider guide to the inexpensive, easy ways to dramatically boost your health in less than 30 days…and stay fit and lean forever! Wake Up with Younger-Looking Skin and a Stronger Heart Learn the Healthiest Alternative to Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Get the $8 Cure to Deadly Blood Clots and Poor Cardiovascular Function Stop Fearing High Blood Pressure Defy Obesity and Diabetes Fast

Over the counter Natural Cures

Author: Shane Ellison
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 1402225059
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Health & Fitness

Ellison teaches readers how to easily and inexpensively boost their body's nutrients and fill dangerous nutrition gaps by using key supplements readily available at their local pharmacy or superstore.

Hidden Truth about Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

Author: Shane Ellison
Publisher: Health Myths Exposed
ISBN: 0977207900
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

As a drug chemist for a leading pharmaceu-tical company I made a startling discovery: you do not have to be dependent on FDA approved drugs to, avoid heart disease. In fact, research clearly shows the opposite. You don't need a single prescription drug to avoid this killer. The best selling drugs of all time are the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as "statins". They procure drug makers and their shareholders billions of dollars in profits every year. The success of these drugs is not attributed to their effectiveness but instead to slick and misleading marketing practices. This hype is fueled by egregious conflicts of interest amongst drug company servants disguised as experts. Don't I be surprised if your own doctor falls within this group. The truth be told, statin drugs are poisons - foreign to the human body and may at times be, life threatening. Avoiding heart disease should not be expensive or dangerous. A plethora of natural alternatives exist. Understanding them as outlined in this paradigm shifting book will arm you with the understanding and courage not to accept popular dogma. It may prove to be one of the greatest assets to your health.

Effortless Healing

Author: Dr. Joseph Mercola
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780553417982
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Health & Fitness

Let your body do the work... Do you have to tell your leg to heal from a scrape? Your lungs to take in air? Your body that it’s hungry? No. Your body does these things automatically, effortlessly. Vibrant health is your birthright and within your grasp; you just have to step out of the way. In Effortless Healing, online health pioneer, natural medicine advocate, and bestselling author Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals the nine simple secrets to a healthier, thinner you. The results are amazing and the steps can be as easy to implement as: • Throwing ice cubes in your water to make it more “structured” • Skipping breakfast, as it could be making you fat • Eating up to 75 percent of your calories each day in fat for optimal health, reduction of heart disease, and cancer prevention • Avoiding certain meat and fish, but enjoying butter • Eating sauerkraut (and other fermented foods) to improve your immune system and your mood • Walking barefoot outside to decrease system-wide inflammation (and because it just feels great) • Enjoying a laugh: it’s as good for your blood vessels as fifteen minutes of exercise Effortless Healing is the distillation of decades of Dr. Mercola’s experience and cutting-edge medical knowledge. With his wisdom and that of your body, you can optimize your health, your weight, and your life…effortlessly.

The Supplement Handbook

Author: Mark Moyad
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 9781623360368
Release Date: 2014-11-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

Nearly half of Americans use supplements--and many more are curious about them--yet questions abound. Will feverfew help my migraines? Are there any vitamins that will keep my skin clear? Does lysine really prevent cold sores? Are there herbs I can take to boost my mood? Are any of these things safe? Mark Moyad, MD, MPH is the only physician in the United States who has an endowed position to study vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other supplements. For the past 25 years, he's been researching supplements, using them in his practice, and traveling the country giving lectures to laypeople and physicians about what works and what's worthless in the world of drugs and supplements. Based on the latest research as well as Dr. Moyad's clinical experience, The Supplement Handbook will guide you through the proven (or debunked) treatment options for more than 100 common conditions--everything from arthritis, heartburn, and high cholesterol to fibromyalgia, migraines, and psoriasis. Dr. Moyad provides clear guidelines, sifting through conflicting information for a definitive answer you can use today. He does not hesitate to point out which remedies are overhyped, useless, and even harmful. He even ranks the most effective options so you know which remedies to try first, and he's honest about when over-the-counter or prescription drugs are the better option. More than an overview, The Supplement Handbook delivers prescriptive, reliable advice. Whether you're an alternative medicine convert or an interested-but-confused supplement novice, this comprehensive, evidence-based guide is sure to become a must-have reference in your home.

Breast Cancer For Dummies

Author: Ronit Elk
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118068717
Release Date: 2011-05-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you're probably confused, afraid, shocked, or even angry. Or you may be all of the above. Let this book become your trusted manual. Discover more about the cancer, explore treatment options, find ways to make this part of your life easier. Let shared experiences serve as your knowledgeable guide and anchor to help you make wise and confident choices. Think of breast cancer as a journey and this book as your roadmap. Have you already been diagnosed? In that case, this book can help you explore these important truths: Breast cancer is not a death sentence. Most women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer can look forward to enjoying a healthy, full life. Not only are you unique as a person, but so, too, is your particular form of cancer, your treatment options, and your prognosis. Every day more is discovered about how to prevent, detect earlier, and more effectively treat breast cancer. You are not alone. More than two million women in the United States today are breast cancer survivors. Thousands of groups and programs across the country offer support, and chances are, one is close to your neighborhood. All the information in this book is based on the most recent research findings, the clinical expertise of oncologists, and the invaluable experiences of the women who have walked this road before. Breast Cancer For Dummies covers all of the following topics and more in simple, easy-to-understand terms: Coming to grips with breast cancer Decoding your pathology report Finding the right treatment for you Rekindling intimacy after treatment Health Insurance and money woes Talking to children about breast cancer This book can help you feel like you have a sister who's a doctor, a sister who tells you what to expect every step of the way, who gives you the best advice she can, and guides you along the way. (Of course, there is absolutely no replacement for advice about you from your own doctor.) You'll feel empowered to know and understand what's going on in your body, so that you can become a part of your own treatment team and make decisions along with your doctors and your family.

Healing Without Medication

Author: Robert S. Rister
Publisher: Basic Health Publications
ISBN: 1591200172
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Presents non-pharmaceutical treatments for more than three hundred health conditions, as well as information on more than 150 nutritional supplements and herbs.

The Natural Physician s Healing Therapies

Author: Mark Stengler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101184592
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

An updated and revised edition-from "a leader in the new wave of true healers". From fast-acting natural cures for arthritis, viruses, and hardened arteries, to fatigue, burns and injuries and more, this revised edition of one of the most trusted books on natural remedies includes more than 50 new entries as well as updates throughout.

The Real Vitamin and Mineral Book

Author: Shari Lieberman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 158333274X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness

A revised edition of a best-selling supplement resource provides up-to-date scientific information about the use of dietary supplements for the treatment and prevention of disease, in a guide that provides complete usage information for twenty-eight basic vitamins and minerals believed to slow the aging process, recommendations for specific health concerns, and quick-reference charts and tables. Original.

Prescription for Natural Cures

Author: James F. Balch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118015274
Release Date: 2011-01-31
Genre: Health & Fitness

The revised and updated edition of the bestselling natural health bible-more than 500,000 copies sold to date! Hundreds of thousands of readers have relied on Prescription for Natural Cures as the source for accurate, easy-to-understand information on natural treatments and remedies for a host of common ailments. The new edition of this invaluable guide has been thoroughly updated to reflect the very latest research and recommendations. This revised edition prescribes remedies for almost 200 conditions, including new entries such gluten sensitivity and MRSA. You'll find easy-to-understand discussions of the symptoms and root causes of each health problem along with a proven, natural, customized prescription that may include supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, Chinese medicine, hydrotherapy, bodywork, natural hormones, and other natural cures in addition to nutritional advice. Comprehensive reference of natural remedies for almost 200 common health ailments organized by problem from A to Z This revised edition features scores of new supplements and many new conditions Up-to-date information reflecting the latest natural health research and treatment recommendations Clear, authoritative guidance on dietary changes, healing foods, nutritional supplements, and recommended tests Down-to-earth descriptions of each health problem and natural remedy If you and your family want to get better naturally, Prescription for Natural Cures is an essential health resource you can't afford to be without.

The Great Cholesterol Myth

Author: Jonny Bowden
Publisher: Fair Winds
ISBN: 9781592335213
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: - Inflammation - Fibrinogen - Triglycerides - Homocysteine - Belly fat - Triglyceride to HCL ratios - High glycemic levels Bestselling health authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., and Stephen Sinatra, M.D. give readers a 4-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth. MYTHS VS. FACTS Myth–High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a minor player in the cascade of inflammation which is a cause of heart disease. Myth–High cholesterol is a predictor of heart attack. Fact–There is no correlation between cholesterol and heart attack. Myth–Lowering cholesterol with statin drugs will prolong your life. Fact–There is no data to show that statins have a significant impact on longevity. Myth–Statin drugs are safe. Fact–Statin drugs can be extremely toxic including causing death. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in men, women and the elderly. Fact–Statin drugs do the best job in middle-aged men with coronary disease. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease because of its impact on cholesterol. Fact–Statin drugs reduce inflammation and improve blood viscosity (thinning blood). Statins are extremely helpful in men with low HDL and coronary artery disease. Myth–Saturated fat is dangerous. Fact–Saturated fats are not dangerous. The killer fats are the transfats from partially hydrogenated oils. Myth–The higher the cholesterol, the shorter the lifespan. Fact–Higher cholesterol protects you from gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease and hemorrhagic stroke. Myth–A high carbohydrate diet protects you from heart disease. Fact–Simple processed carbs and sugars predispose you to heart disease. Myth–Fat is bad for your health. Fact–Monounsaturated and saturated fats protect you from metabolic syndrome. Sugar is the foe in cardiovascular disease. Myth–There is good (HDL) cholesterol and bad (LDL) cholesterol. Fact–This is over-simplistic. You must fractionate LDL and HDL to assess the components. Myth–Cholesterol causes heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a theory in heart disease and only the small component of LP(a) or “bb shot” LDL predisposes one to oxidation and inflammation.

Drugs Without the Hot Air

Author: David Nutt
Publisher: Uit Cambridge Limited
ISBN: 1906860165
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

From health to family to society, this informative exploration takes an evidence-based view of all the factors involved in drug use.

Rosemary Gladstar s Herbal Healing for Men

Author: Rosemary Gladstar
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781612124780
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

Best-selling author Rosemary Gladstar, long known for her outstanding recipes, now customizes her expertise for men. Dozens of delicious and simple formulas address men’s most common health concerns — including sexual vitality, prostate well-being, and heart health. An A-to-Z compendium of these ailments details how to effectively treat them using a variety of safe and easy natural remedies. In-depth profiles of 29 herbs explain how men will benefit from each and suggest uses and accessible preparation tips. This handy guidebook for men — and the women who love them — provides a helpful introduction to this crucial, but often-overlooked, aspect of natural wellness.

Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

Author: Burke Lennihan
Publisher: Greenhealing Press
ISBN: 0983443025
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Health & Fitness

Your Natural Medicine Cabinet features the most important and up-to-date information for healing nearly 200 common ailments using the most effective, fastest-acting and affordable natural remedies available today. Its concise, user-friendly format is ideal for overworked moms, stressed-out dads, and anyone interested in simple, natural, drug-free alternatives for themselves and their children.