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Providing tips, guides, reviews, information and advices on health issues todayThu, 26 Dec 2013 14:58:25 +0000en-UShourly1http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine: The Definitive Home Reference Guide to 550 Key Herbs with all their Uses as Remedies for Common Ailmentshttp://healthissuestoday.info/health-issues-today/encyclopedia-of-herbal-medicine-the-definitive-home-reference-guide-to-550-key-herbs-with-all-their-uses-as-remedies-for-common-ailments/

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Fully updated and authoritative, this revised edition of DK''s Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine makes this classic, completely illustrated reference guide even bigger and better than the original. Featuring more than 550 medicinal plants and the most current scientific research, this volume provides a comprehensive guide to healing with the world''s oldest form of medicine. A unique photographic index profiles over 550 plants, with detailed information on habitat and cultivation, parts used, active constituents, therapeutic properties, and traditional and current uses. A special section profiles 100 of the most common plants, featuring herbal preparations and recommendations for self-treatment. Guidelines on growing, harvesting, and storing medicinal plants also demonstrate making remedies for home use. In addition, accessible text offers fascinating insight into the chemistry of plants and their healing properties, explaining how and why they work as medicines within the body. The major herbal traditions of different cultures- Europe, India, China, Africa, Australia, and the Americas- are vividly described. A review of herbs from a historical perspective reveals the connection between medicinal herbs and cultural beliefs toward healing. Offering extensive coverage of all that herbs are- from cultural traditions to chemical components to self-treatments for common ailments-this Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine is the ultimate reference for anyone interested in exploring the healing benefits of medicinal plants.

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health Guide) (Natural health Guide) (Alive Natural health Guides)" width="122" height="160" />As Kathleen O''Bannon, a senior herself, explains, it is never too late to adopt a whole-foods way of eating. Eating whole foods can help relieve heartburn and acid reflux, high blood pressure, diabetes, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, prostate problems, menopause symptoms, and low blood sugar. Included are tips on how to adopt a whole-foods diet and a detailed description of just what whole-foods are. Also features recipes illustrated by full-color photos.

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health Issue for Every Woman - Every Man" width="107" height="160" />“I’ve discussed the possibility of testosterone deficiency resulting in congestive heart failure with Dr. Gordon on several occasions. The concept is interesting and needs to be studied further.”

Dr. Nozad is the Director of Medicine at New York Community Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean at New York Weill Cornell Medical College.

Testosterone has become a popular media topic lately because of either its improper use to enhance athletic performance, or because of its ability to heighten sexual feelings. There are, however, serious non-sexual health issues intimately related to deficiencies in this hormone. These problems have not been recognized or addressed by the medical community.

Testosterone deficiency affects everyone as they age. It erodes our sexuality until it''s non-existent. It weakens and debilitates, robbing us of the energy and ability to enjoy our lives. It has an intimate relationship with such serious common health problems as osteoporosis, type II diabetes, depression, and congestive heart failure, to name just a few. The health of every man and woman will be significantly affected by whether they become aware of this rarely treated, widespread, disease.

"Dr. Gordon''s insight and knowledge of testosterone replacement therapy has been a welcome addition to my sex therapy practice. It has enabled me to add testosterone replacement to my therapeutic armamentarium, helping to maximize my treatment successes."

Philip Garippa, L.C.S.W.

Philip Garippa is a Board Certified sex therapist, and a clinical supervisor in the Human Sexuality Program at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Contemporary Women''s health provides a balanced, comprehensive understanding of the health issues affecting women. health information is presented within the context of the social and political forces affecting women of all ages, races, and ethnicities. P

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Contemporary Women''s health provides a balanced, comprehensive understanding of the health issues affecting women. health information is presented within the context of the social and political forces affecting women of all ages, races, and ethnicities. Prevention, health promotion and becoming a wise health care consumer are emphasized throughout the text, while the impact of lifestyle issues and relationships throughout the lifespan on women''s health are explored.

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