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Hair Loss and Replacement For Dummies (0470087870) cover image
What are the causes of hair loss? Can you prevent it? Can lost hair be restored? Hair Loss & Replacement For Dummies helps you understand why men and women lose their hair and offers thorough, objective reviews of a wide array of hair replacement options, including hair replacement surgery, prescription and over-the-counter medicinal treatments, hairpieces, natural remedies, and a variety of other options. ... Read More
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Heart Disease For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764541552) cover image
The startling truth is, one American dies of heart disease every 33 seconds—almost one million deaths each year—and almost one in four Americans has one or more types of heart disease. However, it’s also true that it is possible to prevent, treat, and even reverse heart disease—and this plain English guide shows you how!

Heart Disease For Dummies is for anyone who has been diagnosed with a form of cardiovascular disease, knows someone who has, or ... Read More

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Heartburn and Reflux For Dummies (0764556886) cover image
If you or someone you love suffers from heartburn, you know that it can be very disruptive to your daily life. Most heartburn sufferers say it stops them from enjoying food. Others say it keeps them from getting a good night’s sleep, it makes it hard to concentrate at work, and it interferes with family activities. Sound familiar? Don’t worry. Heartburn is a pain, but it can be helped.

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High Blood Pressure for Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470137517) cover image
New info on high blood pressure in women, children, and the elderly

The fun and easy way to take charge of hypertension and add years to your life!

Are you battling high blood pressure? This updated guide explains all the latest breakthroughs in the detection, treatment, and prevention of high blood pressure, helping you determine whether you're at risk and develop a diet and exercise program to keep your blood pressure at healthy levels. You'll also ... Read More

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Hypoglycemia For Dummies, 2nd Edition (047012170X) cover image
Hypoglycemia simply means “low blood-sugar,” but without concrete symptoms it’s very hard to diagnose. It is nevertheless a condition that should be watched over carefully. People react differently to low blood sugar as well as to the treatment they receive. Hypoglycemia for Dummies explores this fickle condition and shows you how to manage your blood sugar to feel better.

This no-nonsense, plain-English guide lays out the facts you need to maintain ... Read More

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IBS Cookbook For Dummies (0470530723) cover image
A unique guide to decreasing symptoms of IBS through delicious food

Do you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? You're not alone; it is estimated that about 35 million Americans experience the symptoms of IBS. IBS Cookbook For Dummies provides those affected by IBS with easy-to-follow, easy-to-understand recipes to create meals using foods and methods that decrease the risk of experiencing the discomfort of symptoms associated with the disorder ... Read More

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IBS For Dummies (0764598147) cover image
Spot the triggers and handle IBS at home or work

Get control of your symptoms and improve your quality of life

Are you or a loved one suffering from IBS? This plain-English, reassuring guide explains all aspects of this frustrating condition and helps you find the right doctor and treatment plan. You get up-to-date information on the latest tests, healthy nutrition guidelines, diet and exercise plans, and the newest medicines and therapies to bring ... Read More
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IBS For Dummies, UK Edition (0470517379) cover image
"The book manages to be comprehensive, easy-to-follow, hugely informative – and quite funny too (refreshing for a health title…)"
Mail on Sunday, You Magazine

Understand Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and take control

This reassuring guide to all aspects of IBS explains how to recognise and manage a wide range of symptoms, and understand the physical and emotional triggers of this frustrating condition. Inside you'll find expert guidance on the latest conventional ... Read More

IV Therapy For Dummies (1118116445) cover image
The fast and painless way to ace your IV Therapy course

Are you an aspiring nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant struggling with IV therapy? Help is here! IV Therapy For Dummies tracks to a typical IV therapy course and gives you current, easy-to-follow guidance on everything you'll encounter in class, such as delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation. ... Read More

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Kids' Food Allergies for Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition (1742468462) cover image

Everything you need to know to look after kids with food allergy

Managing food allergy is vital for the safety of kids in your care. The best defence against a serious allergic reaction is knowledge, and this book provides you with everything you need to know, from prevention and diagnosis through to caring for kids at home, school or away on holidays. ... Read More

Living With Hepatitis C For Dummies (0764576208) cover image
A comprehensive, empathetic guide for anyone suffering from this serious liver disease
Approximately 4 million Americans and 170 million people worldwide suffer from hepatitis C, a viral liver disease that is treatable but not curable. It accounts for more than 40 percent of U.S. liver disease deaths-about 8,000 to 10,000 people annually-and is the most common reason for liver transplantation. This compassionate guide explains how hepatitis C affects ... Read More
Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies (1118318552) cover image
Defuse your anger with CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you how to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anger with CBT will help you to understand your anger, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. ... Read More

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Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies (1118366069) cover image
Don't panic! Combat your worries and minimize anxiety with CBT!

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anxiety with CBT will help you understand your anxiety, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. ... Read More

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Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies (1118357183) cover image
Rise above depression with CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviours and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing depression with CBT will help you understand your depression, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. ... Read More

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Managing PCOS For Dummies (0470057947) cover image
Don't be held hostage by Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - with the right diet and effective exercise, you can minimise its impact on your day-to-day life and future wellbeing. Packed with realistic advice from a qualified nutritionist, this guide takes you through everything from picking which treatments to try - and which to avoid - to thriving with PCOS superfoods and finding resources and support to help you stay positive and maintain your focus ... Read More
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Menopause For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470053437) cover image
Although menopause is a natural and inevitable stage in every woman’s life, its physical, mental, and emotional manifestations can vary greatly from one person to the next. Add to this all of the conflicting “expert” information about the benefits, risks, and side effects to which women are exposed on a daily basis, and it’s easy to see why most find it difficult to make informed choices about how to deal with their menopausal symptoms. ... Read More
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Migraines For Dummies (0764554859) cover image
If you get migraines you know how laughable it is to hear them described as “headaches.” As one poet put it, “the migraine is a beast from Hell, a bone-crushing, brain-twisting, heart-rending, apocalyptic scourge—an insult to all that’s holy.” And that’s putting it mildly. People have been trying to tame the migraine beast for thousands of years. Some early healers bored holes into their patients’ skulls, the Greeks inhaled the smoke of burning coffee ... Read More
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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118175875) cover image
Your trusted, compassionate guide to living with MS

Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) doesn't mean your life is over. Everyone's MS is different and no one can predict exactly what yours will be like. The fact is, lots of people live their lives with MS without making a full-time job of it.

Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies gives you accessible, easy-to-understand information about what happens with MS—what kinds of symptoms it can cause, how ... Read More

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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies (1118050991) cover image
Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) doesn’t have to mean your life is over. Everyone’s MS is different and no one can predict exactly what yours will be like.

The fact is, lots of people live their lives with MS without making a full-time job of it.

MS for Dummies gives you easy to access, easy to understand information about what happens with MS—what kinds of symptoms it can cause, how it can affect your life at home and at work, what you ... Read More

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies (0470293314) cover image
Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers ... Read More

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Osteoporosis For Dummies (0764576216) cover image
Facts and advice to help people understand and prevent osteoporosis

There are an estimated 55 million Americans over the age of 50 who have low bone mass. This easy-to-understand guide helps readers assess their risk and find a practical approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of osteoporosis. It covers bone density tests and a wide range of treatment options for osteoporosis-from hormone replacement therapy and acupuncture to calcium-rich ... Read More

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Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies (0471752851) cover image
Includes tips and strategies for kids, teens, and adults with dyslexia

Understand what dyslexia is, assess schools and programs, and help your child succeed

Does your child mix up d's and b's? Does he or she have trouble reading? If so, the cause may be dyslexia. But don't worry -- these days, there are many ways to overcome dyslexia. This hands-on guide leads you step by step through your options -- and explains how anyone with dyslexia can achieve ... Read More
Parkinson's Disease For Dummies (0470073950) cover image
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease you’re probably wrestling with fear, despair, and countless questions about the future. It’s brighter than you think. In Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies, you’ll discover how to keep a positive attitude and lead an active, productive life as this user-friendly, guide pilots you through the important steps toward taking charge of your condition. It helps you: ... Read More
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PCOS For Dummies (111809865X) cover image
Practical advice and information for living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which there is an imbalance of a woman's female sex hormones, and affects an estimated 10% of all women. This hormone imbalance may cause changes in the menstrual cycle, acne, small cysts in the ovaries, difficulty conceiving, high blood pressure, and other problems. It is treatable, but not curable, and sufferers have to ... Read More

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Prediabetes For Dummies (0470523018) cover image

Accessible information on the causes, health risks, and treatment of prediabetes

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with prediabetes – a heightened level of glucose, and/or impaired glucose tolerance - the time to act is now. Prediabetes For Dummiesexamines the signs and symptoms of this potential precursor to diabetes and offers up-to-date information about treatment. It provides clear, practical advice on steps you can take to minimize ... Read More

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