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Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author : Tammi L. Shlotzhauer
ISBN : 9781421414287
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease in which inflammation plays a major role in causing joint problems. Warmth and swelling in the joints, along with significant stiffness and pain, can make daily life difficult. Many people with rheumatoid arthritis also experience fatigue, low-grade fever, loss of appetite, depression, and muscle aches. In this, the third edition of Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Tammi L. Shlotzhauer describes new findings about causes and treatments, including • New research on risk factors and triggers, including pathologic bacteria in the digestive tract, smoking, and exposure to pollutants and chemicals• Lifestyle and diet modifications that can help avoid potential triggers • How stress contributes to inflammation and other symptoms • Information about new biologic disease-modifying drugs • Promising research on biomarkers that may generate a personalized approach to treatment • Remarkable gains in reducing disability, hospitalizations, and surgeries In addition to explaining the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for people who have rheumatoid arthritis, Dr. Shlotzhauer offers practical strategies for coping with the pain, fatigue, and emotional toll of a chronic illness. She provides new information on associated diseases such as osteoporosis, tips for finding safe and reliable information online, and information on how to get an accurate diagnosis. -- Arthur I. Grayzel, M.D., Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs, Arthritis Foundation

Bulletin Of The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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ISBN : PRNC:32101079824817
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Bound with v. 52-55, 1933-34, is the hospital's supplement: Bulletin of the Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, v. 1-2.

Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin

Author : Johns Hopkins Hospital
ISBN : UOM:39015006690153
Genre : Medicine
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2008 Writer S Market Deluxe Edition

Author : Robert Brewer
ISBN : 1582974977
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A guide for the freelance writer, listing pertinent information about publications and editors

Food Allergies And Food Intolerance

Author : Jonathan Brostoff
ISBN : 0892818751
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Offers a complete identification and treatment guide for food allergies and food intolerance, and suggests that food sensitivity could be the cause of some chronic, unexplained health problems.

The Sjogrens Book

Author : Daniel J. Wallace
ISBN : 9780199911790
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Afflicting one in seventy Americans, Sjogrens syndrome is an autoimmune disease that commonly causes dryness of the eyes, mouth, and nose, and that can lead to complications including profound fatigue, depression, and lymphoma. While there is no cure for Sjogrens, much can be done to alleviate the suffering of patients. This extensively revised handbook offers everything you need to know to cope with this disease. The Sjogrens Book, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive and authoritative guide, produced by the Sjogrens Syndrome Foundation and its medical advisors and edited by physician Daniel J. Wallace, a leading authority on autoimmune disorders. This expanded edition provides readers with the best medical and practical information on this disorder, bringing together the current thinking about Sjogrens in an easily readable and understandable book, with an entirely new section on lifestyle issues aimed at improving the quality of life for Sjogrens sufferers. With more than thirty chapters written by leading experts, the handbook illuminates the major clinical aspects of the syndrome and is loaded with practical tips and advice. Indeed, it offers a wide-ranging look at the many faces of Sjogrens, covering diagnosis, the various organ systems that can be affected, the possible psychological problems, and the many treatment options, as well as a concluding chapter listing the web, print, and media resources available. It is a valuable aid that patients can use while discussing their illness with their physician and an excellent resource for family members. And because Sjogrens is greatly underdiagnosed, this handbook is a particularly valuable resource for healthcare professionals. Recognized as the bible for Sjogrens suffers, this reliable and informative guide is the first place for patients to look when they have questions about this little known but serious chronic disease.

The Autoimmune Epidemic

Author : Donna Jackson Nakazawa
ISBN : 9780743277761
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Why do our bodies rebel against themselves? Why are autoimmunine disorders on the rise? What role do everyday environmental toxins play in triggering onset of these diseases? The author answers these questions with personal stories and sound scientific research and offers ways to combat the problem.

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