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Beating Endo: A Patient’s Treatment Plan for Endometriosis
By (author) Dr Iris Orbuch , Dr Amy Stein
This book is unique, informative, and approachable – and addresses a problem faced by one in ten (176 million) women worldwide.
Dr Iris Orbuch. is a surgeon and Amy Stein,a physical therapist, the founder of Beyond Basics Physical Therapy. Together they have produced a guide for women about how to deal with their endometriosis in order to:
1) Avoid surgery (if at all possible),
2) What to do before surgery (should they absolutely need it); and how
3) To live and what to do post-surgery – so that the women afflicted by this disease, can reclaim their lives.
Dr. Orbuch and Amy Stein have called upon those they call the endometriosis “warriors” – specialists in a range of practices with whom they routinely share knowledge and insights into what works for the women they care for.
With the recent new guidelines issued by NICE in the UK this book is destined to become the go-to reference for the thousands of women struggling with this debilitating condition.
Endometriosis: The Experts’ Guide to Treat, Manage and Live Well with Your Symptoms
Overcome your symptoms and live a better life.
All the information you need to help you manage endometriosis.
One in ten women suffers with endometriosis. So why is there no definitive cure and why does it take an average of 8 years to diagnose? Endometriosis experts Professor Andrew Horne and Carol Pearson explain what Endometriosis is and provide vital information for women who suffer from the disease. Find out:
- How to get a diagnosis
- What treatment options and care are available to you
- How to overcome your symptoms and live a better life
- The lifestyle changes you can make that could improve your condition
With the voices of countless women at different stages of their journey and advice from a range of specialist healthcare practitioners, Endometriosis provides the information and support to empower anyone with the condition and those close to them.
Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain : What Every Woman & Her Doctor Need to Know
By (author) Andrew Cook , Foreword by Robert Franklin
This book provides extensive information about the realities and the myths of endometriosis and pelvic pain. Dr. Cook explains why so many patients are misunderstood and misdiagnosed, why most endometriosis surgery is done so poorly, the principles and correct techniques for effective endometriosis surgery, and how to find the best doctors and healthcare providers. This book embraces a women's perspective and provides much-needed support for women who have suffered from the pain of endometriosis. He also explains his comprehensive and successful program for treating endometriosis.
The Endo Patient's Survival Guide
By (author) Andrew S Cook MD Facog , By (author) Libby Hopton MS , By (author) Danielle Cook
The Endo Survival Guide is the patient s essential companion to living with and overcoming endometriosis and pelvic pain: from seeking help and getting an initial diagnosis, to navigating treatment options, and achieving optimal relief and wellness."
The Doctor Will See You Now : Recognizing and Treating Endometriosis
This book gives hope to everyone connected to endometriosis. That includes every woman and young girl who has it, and the women and men in their lives - the mothers, fathers, husbands, children, and friends - who know something is wrong, but do not know what it is or what to do about it. This book is written at a level that everyone with ties to this disease can relate to and understand, but it is also for doctors with good intentions who lack the knowledge of how to diagnose or treat it.
The Doctor Will See You Now is for women determined to let the world know their stories so that every woman with this disease - from the thirteen-year-old girl who is being told that her pain is "part of becoming a woman" to the woman who has been misdiagnosed for decades - knows she is not alone.
Yes, her pain is real.
No, she is not crazy.
Yes, there is hope.
100 Questions and Answers About Endometriosis
By (author) David B. Redwine
EMPOWER YOURSELF! It is estimated that between 10 and 20 percent of American women of childbearing age have endometriosis. About 5.5 million women in the U.S. and Canada are diagnosed with the disease each year. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, or are a friend or relative of someone suffering from Endometriosis, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Endometriosis gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, and provides sources of support from both the doctor's and patient's viewpoints. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of endometriosis
Googling Endometriosis : The Lost Centuries
By (author) David B Redwine MD
Googling Endometriosis: The lost centuries is the most comprehensive history of endometriosis available. It spans from 1825 BC to 1899 AD, supplying an unsurpassed history of the eras which have not been previously investigated. This is the deluxe fully illustrated version with 293 illustrations, 107 in color. Lightly revised, July, 2016.
Endometriosis and Diet
The Endometriosis Health & Diet Program : Get Your Life Back
By (author) Andrew S. Cook , By (author) Danielle Cook
Endometriosis can have a profound impact on a woman's quality of life, and it affects the lives of 6-10% of women worldwide. This timely book will dispel the myths surrounding endometriosis and provide scientifically based recommendations that are easy to understand and follow. It offers recommendations on treating root causes rather than just symptoms - it is a comprehensive, integrative programme for treating endometriosis and serves as a starting point for building an individualised program. The plan is deep in scope but easy to understand and follow. The plan is split into three accessible and straightforward sections: * Part 1 provides basic information about endometriosis, contributing factors in the development of endometriosis and standard, conventional treatment of endometriosis. It explains the medical side of endometriosis and how lifestyle factors may impact the disease - it answers the 'why' of this condition. * Part 2 consists of an integrative lifestyle plan to manage symptoms and potentially slow or halt endometriosis disease progression.You will learn how to strengthen your body and optimise your health through detoxification and stress reduction, effective exercise and helpful supplements and much more.
* Part 3 focuses on food and its impact on endometriosis. Andrew and Danielle have developed a scientifically based diet targeted to specifically address the many factors associated with the development of the disease. The diet will reduce inflammation, optimise gut health and function, balance and strengthen the immune system, improve energy and much more. It features 100 delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes. This book will be an invaluable tool in helping to treat and manage endometriosis. Whether you suffer from endometriosis or have a loved one who does, this guide will offer relief and healing.
Endometriosis : A Key to Healing Through Nutrition
By (author) Michael Vernon , By (author) Dian Shepperson Mills
Offering safe and practical nutritional and healthcare advice - this book is vital for all women wishing to overcome the pain of endometriosis.Endometriosis is the condition in which the lining of the womb grows on other organs outside of the uterus, frequently causing intolerable pain. In some cases it may lead to problems conceiving or infertility. However, there is relief for this condition as Dian Shepperson Mills illustrates in this book.Endometriosis is a detailed, insightful look at a disease which affects approximately one in ten women worldwide. Drawing upon years of research, Dian Mills and Michael Vernon show how the right diet can provide the key to optimum health in overcoming endometriosis.This book contains:An explanation of how endometriosis affects the body and advice on how to cope with it.An account of the key role played by nutritious and healthy food.Information on foods that are harmful and foods with healing qualities. Delicious recipes and practical menu suggestions.
Recipes for the Endometriosis Diet
By (author) Carolyn Levett
A comprehensive diet resource for women with Endometriosis with over 250 recipes - all researched and compiled to provide a safe and healing diet to help alleviate the symptoms of endometriosis. This is the second edition of the book, and to date there has been lots of very positive feedback from women who have followed the recipe suggestions in this book. Some women have even managed to be totally symptom free and have been able to return to normal activities in life, as well as the added benefit of loosing weight. The purpose of the endometriosis diet is to relieve or even prevent some of the disabling symptoms that occur with menstruation, as well as the general pain of endometriosis. The diet also aims to decrease estrogen levels, stabilize hormones, increase energy levels, reduce inflammation and alleviate painful cramps. This book is full of tasty recipe ideas to help provide you with a safe and healing diet.
Recipes & Diet Advice for Endometriosis : Comprehensive Diet and Nutrition Advice to Help Reduce the Pain and Symptoms of Endometriosis (Updated)
By (author) Carolyn Levett
By combining diet and natural treatments the author was able to rid herself of endometriosis, with proof of her recovery confirmed by her gynaecologist. This improved and updated version has over 260 recipes plus in-depth advice about the basis of the diet and additional digestive health issues. As well as being designed to help endometriosis, the recipes can help those with gluten and lactose intolerance and help address IBS and Candida. Advice is included about detox, balancing your hormones, diet and fertility, and how to support the immune system. The ultimate aim of the diet is to reduce the pain, inflammation and painful symptoms of endometriosis and testimonials are included of the successes from past readers. Every aspect of the endometriosis diet is covered - drinks, soups, mains, sweets, baking and sauces, all based on the best and healing nutrition but NOT compromising on flavour - the clearest and most detailed diet guide available to help sufferers of endometriosis.
Self Management and Mindfulness for Coping with Endometriosis
Mindfulness for Health : A practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing
By (author) Dr. Danny Penman , By (author) Vidyamala Burch
WINNER OF BEST BOOK (POPULAR MEDICINE) AT THE BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION'S BOOK AWARDS 2014Pain, suffering and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way.Mindfulness for Health reveals a series of simple practices that you can incorporate into your daily life to relieve chronic pain and the suffering and stress of illness. Clinical trials show that mindfulness meditation can be as effective as prescription painkillers and also enhances the body's natural healing systems. Mindfulness can also reduce the anxiety, depression, irritability, exhaustion and insomnia that can arise from chronic pain and illness.Mindfulness for Health is based on a unique meditation programme developed by Vidyamala Burch to help her cope with the severe pain of spinal injury. Taught at Breathworks in the UK - and its affiliates around the world - this programme has helped tens of thousands of people cope with pain, illness and stress. Breathworks' pioneering approach is praised by Professor Mark Williams of Oxford University, Jon Kabat-Zinn and Professor Lance McCracken of King's College London.The eight-week programme at the heart of this book takes just 10-20 minutes per day. It is particularly effective for the biggest causes of pain - back problems, arthritis, migraine and diabetes but works equally well for cancer (and its associated chemotherapy), heart disease, fibromyalgia, celiac disease, lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS, labour pain and even tinnitus. You will be surprised by how quickly your suffering melts away, leaving you able to live life to the full again.
Mindfulness for Women : Declutter Your Mind, Simplify Your Life, Find Time to 'Be'
By (author) Claire Irvin , By (author) Vidyamala Burch
No matter who we are, or what stage of life we are at, we all long for similar things; to be happy, connected with others, in touch with a sense of calm and peace, vital, alive and joyful. And we long to be able to ride out the tough patches that hit all of us from time to time with some degree of grace and dignity. The good news is that we can fulfil these longings at any time, in any place. They are only a moment away, a breath away. We can learn how to be comfortable with our body, know and understand our mind, and love our heart. It isn't difficult, long-winded or time-consuming. In doing so you'll feel happier in your own skin, less stressed, more confident, more capable and more at ease with yourself and life. This is what Mindfulness for Women is about. It is a practical guide to coming home to yourself in each present moment. To finding the ledge behind the waterfall. To resting in the depths of the ocean rather than being tossed about by surface waves. Mindfulness is a potent antidote to anxiety, stress, depression, exhaustion and irritability. It leads to a greater sense of contentment and can also reduce addictive and self-destructive behavioural patterns. This book will enable you to experience the benefits for yourself. It's not designed as a lengthy course but is solutions-based. It's fast - evidence shows that a little bit of mindfulness goes a long way. It's also bespoke - you can read all of it cover to cover, or simply dip in and out, depending on what you want to focus on. You can listen to whichever meditation track suits you at any given time and you can run tracks together if you want to meditate for longer periods. It's designed to suit your life and priorities now and well into the future.
Living Well with Pain and Illness : The Mindful Way to Free Yourself from Suffering
By (author) Vidyamala Burch
After two serious spinal injuries, Vidyamala Burch found herself facing the loneliness of disability and chronic pain with few skills or resources to turn to. But instead of giving up, she set out on a mission to embrace her physical challenges with compassion, acceptance, and peace. Living Well with Pain and Illness shares the fruits of her courageous life's work, teaching us how the practice of mindfulness can help us thrive in the face of health challenges of any kind. Drawing on the wisdom of a dozen years of teaching meditation and a lifetime of study of the benefits of mindful living, Vidyamala encourages readers with insights and instruction in: The five-step model of mindfulness and how to use it to foster healing The Breathworks approach to meditation, and how to apply it to health concerns such as migraines, arthritis, and chronic fatigue Step-by-step techniques, illustrations, and case studies demonstrating how to effectively bring mindfulness into daily lifeChronic pain has been called the modern world's silent epidemic. Billions are spent every year in an attempt to cope, yet the best solution available may be absolutely free: mindful living. In Living Well with Pain and Illness, Vidyamala Burch presents a work that is at once an inspirational memoir and practical guidebook for using mindfulness to reframe your relationship with physical and emotional suffering. This product can be shipped within the US and Canada only.
You Are Not Your Pain : Using Mindfulness to Relieve Pain, Reduce Stress, and Restore Well-Being - An Eight-Week Program
By (author) Vidyamala Burch , By (author) Danny Penman
Developed by two authors, Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman who themselves have struggled with severe pain after sustaining serious injuries, You Are Not Your Pain reveals a simple eight-week program of mindfulness-based practices that will melt away your suffering. Accompanied by a CD to guide you, the eight meditations in this book take just ten to twenty minutes per day and have been shown to be as effective as prescription painkillers to soothe some of the most common causes of pain. These mindfulness-based practices soothe the brain's pain networks, while also significantly reducing the anxiety, stress, exhaustion, irritability, and depression that often accompanies chronic pain and illness. Whether you experience back pain, arthritis, or migraines, are suffering from fibromyalgia, celiac disease, or undergoing chemotherapy, you will quickly learn to manage your pain and live life fully once again.
Living Well with Pain and Illness : Using Mindfulness to Free Yourself from Suffering
By (author) Vidyamala Burch
Vidyamala Burch has suffered with chronic pain for over 30 years due to congenital weakness, a car accident and unsuccessful surgery. She is now a wheelchair user. In this positive and reassuring new book, she identifies that it is our resistance to pain which causes it to be so distressing and miserable. We don't want it to be happening to us, and we wish we weren't experiencing it. LIVING WELL WITH PAIN AND ILLNESS is a practical guide to living with and managing chronic pain through the principle of mindfulness. By developing a calm awareness of your body and your pain, you can learn to let go of the frustration and suffering that you associate the pain with, and the pain will reduce.Vidyamala Burch uses easy-to follow breathing techniques and powerful mindfulness meditations which teach you how to live in the present moment. LIVING WELL WITH PAIN AND ILLNESS includes helpful illustrations, offers effective ways of managing chronic pain and is a must-read for all sufferers.
Mindfulness for Health : A Practical Guide to Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing
By (author) Dr. Danny Penman , By (author) Vidyamala Burch
Pain, suffering and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way. Mindfulness for Health reveals a series of simple practices that you can incorporate into your daily life to relieve chronic pain and the suffering and stress of illness. Clinical trials show that mindfulness is at least as effective as the most commonly prescribed painkillers such as Tramadol and codeine. A recent study published in the Journal of Neuroscience demonstrated that it is more effective than morphine. Mindfulness can also significantly reduce the anxiety, depression, irritability, exhaustion and insomnia that can arise from chronic pain and illness. This new book shares the secrets of the Mindfulness-based approaches to pain and illness therapy, developed by Vidyamala Burch at the Breathworks centre in Manchester and which has its roots in the groundbreaking work of pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn from the University of Massachusetts Medical Centre in the US. The Breathworks Centre and its affiliates around the world have helped thousands of people cope with pain, illness and stress. Its pioneering approach is praised by Professor Mark Williams of Oxford University, Jon Kabat-Zinn and Professor Lance McCracken of King's College London. The eight-week programme at the heart of this book takes just 10-20 minutes per day. It is particularly effective for the biggest causes of pain - back problems, arthritis, migraine and diabetes but works equally well for cancer (and its associated chemotherapy), heart disease, fibromyalgia, celiac disease, lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS, labour pain and even tinnitus. You will be surprised by how quickly your suffering melts away, leaving you able to live life to the full again.
Full Catastrophe Living : Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
By (author) Jon Kabat-Zinn
The landmark work on mindfulness, meditation, and healing, now revised and updated after twenty-five years Stress. It can sap our energy, undermine our health if we let it, even shorten our lives. It makes us more vulnerable to anxiety and depression, disconnection and disease. Based on Jon Kabat-Zinn's renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this classic, groundbreaking work--which gave rise to a whole new field in medicine and psychology--shows you how to use medically proven mind-body approaches derived from meditation and yoga to counteract stress, establish greater balance of body and mind, and stimulate well-being and healing. By engaging in these mindfulness practices and integrating them into your life from moment to moment and from day to day, you can learn to manage chronic pain, promote optimal healing, reduce anxiety and feelings of panic, and improve the overall quality of your life, relationships, and social networks. This second edition features results from recent studies on the science of mindfulness, a new Introduction, up-to-date statistics, and an extensive updated reading list. Full Catastrophe Living is a book for the young and the old, the well and the ill, and anyone trying to live a healthier and saner life in our fast-paced world. Praise for Full Catastrophe Living "To say that this wise, deep book is helpful to those who face the challenges of human crisis would be a vast understatement. It is essential, unique, and, above all, fundamentally healing."--Donald M. Berwick, M.D., president emeritus and senior fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement "One of the great classics of mind/body medicine."--Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author of Kitchen Table Wisdom "A book for everyone . . . Jon Kabat-Zinn has done more than any other person on the planet to spread the power of mindfulness to the lives of ordinary people and major societal institutions."--Richard J. Davidson, founder and chair, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison "This is the ultimate owner's manual for our lives. What a gift!"--Amy Gross, former editor in chief, O: The Oprah Magazine "I first read Full Catastrophe Living in my early twenties and it changed my life."--Chade-Meng Tan, Jolly Good Fellow of Google and author of Search Inside Yourself "Jon Kabat-Zinn's classic work on the practice of mindfulness to alleviate stress and human suffering stands the test of time, a most useful resource and practical guide. I recommend this new edition enthusiastically to doctors, patients, and anyone interested in learning to use the power of focused awareness to meet life's challenges, whether great or small."--Andrew Weil, M.D., author of Spontaneous Happiness and 8 Weeks to Optimum Health "How wonderful to have a new and updated version of this classic book that invited so many of us down a path that transformed our minds and awakened us to the beauty of each moment, day-by-day, through our lives. This second edition, building on the first, is sure to become a treasured sourcebook and traveling companion for new generations who seek the wisdom to live full and fulfilling lives."--Diana Chapman Walsh, Ph.D., president emerita of Wellesley College
Guided Mindfulness Meditation
By (author) Jon Kabat-Zinn
Perhaps no other person has done more to bring mindfulness meditation into the contemporary landscape of America than Jon Kabat-Zinn. Through a number of research studies, and through Kabat-Zinn's pioneering work at the University of Massachusetts Medical School where he is founder of its world-renowned Stress Reduction Clinic, mindfulness is finally being recognized as a highly effective tool for dealing with stress, chronic pain, and other illnesses. Now with this four-part home training course, Jon Kabat-Zinn offers listeners the definitive mindfulness meditation practice on CD. We are not trying to actively achieve a state of deep relaxation--or any other state for that matter--while practicing mindfulness, he teaches. But interestingly, by opening to an awareness of how things actually are in the present moment, we often taste very deep states of relaxation and well-being of both body and mind. Join the bestselling author of Coming to Our Senses (Hyperion, 2005) and Wherever You Go, There You Are (Hyperion 1995) to develop and deepen your personal mindfulness practice, and to taste the universal aspects of stillness, clarity, wisdom, compassion, and well-being that Guided Mindfulness Meditation offers. Course objectives: Utilize body and mind meditations in daily practicePractice mindful yoga with clear, safe and simple instructionsDescribe the basic state of being which is present awarenessCompare the results of unmoving, sitting meditation to a movement meditation such as mindful yoga
Natural Solutions to PCOS : How to Eliminate Your Symptoms and Boost Your Fertility
By (author) Marilyn Glenville
In this reassuring guide, Dr Marilyn Glenville, PhD, offers simple steps to living a symptom-free life with PCOS. Taking a natural approach designed to respect the delicate balance of the female body, she will help you clearly diagnose your condition and tailor a personal plan to manage and eliminate your symptoms. Her advice includes: - A 7-Step Diet to control your cycle and beat PCOS - How to protect your fertility and conceive - The best supplements and herbs to manage your symptoms - Lifestyle changes to improve your health - Clear guidance on the surgical and drug options This practical handbook will help you lose weight, clear your skin and protect your fertility so you can beat PCOS and live a healthy, happy life. 'A great resource for any woman with PCOS looking to use natural approaches to manage their condition and have a baby' Rachel Hawkes, Chair of Verity, the PCOS charity