Other books byWinifred Conkling
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) : Cholesterol
The Latest Natural Treatments and Scientific...
Heart disease is largely preventable, but conventional cholesterol management is often inadequate. According to university cardiologist and leading prevention specialist Dr. Stephen R. Devries, avoiding heart disease requires a far more comprehensive approach that balances new high tech testing with low tech treatments. Now, in WHAT YOUR DOCTOR MAY NOT TELL YOU ABOUT CHOLESTEROL, Dr. Devries combines natural treatments with the latest scientific advances. New types of cholesterol tests are highlighted that go far beyond routine testing to identify hidden risks. Expanding the traditional medical model, Dr. Devries illustrates the role of mind/body interventions, lifestyle, supplements, vitamins, and conservative use of medication for optimal prevention.
Living Well with Parkinson's Disease
A complete guide to Parkinson's from two people with the disease who cofounded a national support and advocacy organization. In Living Well with Parkinson's Disease, Gretchen Garie and Michael J. Church, a couple who both have Parkinson's and live daily with the effects of the disease, thoroughly discuss diagnosis, treatment options, and the emotional consequences of this difficult illness. With a conversational, pragmatic, and personal tone, they offer advice on such topics as: how Parkinson's disease affects relationships the role of diet, supplements, and rest and relaxation strategies for navigating professional life and the maze of the health-care system handling everyday challenges such as buttoning a shirt or rolling over in bed and more! Compassionate and inspiring, Living Well with Parkinson's Disease offers knowledge and wisdom from those who understand the challenges of dealing with Parkinson's every day.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Prostate Cancer
The Breakthrough Information and Treatments...
It's The Most Common Cancer in American Men-And a Top Health Concern of Men Over 50. Don't Let Prostate Cancer Win. Discover the Revolutionary Treatments that Could Save Your Life! Every year 350,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. With more and more treatments available to tackle the disease, choosing the one that's right for you can be a daunting task. Now Dr. Glenn J. Bubley, an expert oncologist with twenty-five years of experience in conventional and experimental prostate cancer therapies, offers the latest information on the disease and the full range of therapeutic options available. He explains the pioneering techniques and medications being tested in today's clinical trials-including herbs and nutritional supplements-so that you can weigh all the choices and make informed decisions about your health. Discover: * What the prostate is, how it works, and what can go wrong * Natural herbal and nutritional supplements that may improve prostate health * New diagnostic tests-and the limitations of standard PSA screening * The pros and cons of traditional surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy and how to assess promising new treatments * Experimental drugs and vaccines that may slow-or even stop-the spread of prostate cancer * How to choose the right doctor-and the best treatment plan-for you.
Smart-Wiring Your Baby's Brain
What You Can Do to Stimulate Your Child During...
Has science shoved parents out of the nursery? Judging from the steady stream of headlines, one would think biologists have discovered a gene for every aspect of behavior. Now, Winifred Conkling reassures us that there's still room to help our children reach their personal best. In clear, compassionate language, Conkling tells parents how to make practical use of the latest research on early brain development, offering invaluable advice on how to: Create a nurturing environment in which you child can grow cognitively Encourage movement and motor development Stimulate speech and language development Foster a child's emotional health and personal identity Make toy and food choices appropriate to each stage of development With specific, sound advice; readable charts and timetables; and clear, easy-to-understand language, Winifred Conkling translates the latest scientific discoveries into useful ways to help your child live up to his or her fullest potential.