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General Health and Wellness Books

Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies
Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies
by Carol Levine, AARP

Long-Term Care: Planning for Finance, Medical, and Living Expenses We’re living exciting bonus years—decades that our parents and grandparents didn’t have. But how to navigate this complex terrain? Questions abound around long-term care planning: Where to live? How to get the best medical care? What to do about advance directives, wills and trusts, and estate planning? And how to pay for it all after you retire? Getting accurate information and answers wasn’t easy. Until n ...
Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition
Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition
by RRC

Are you complying with health and safety regulations in the workplace? Making mistakes in many areas of health and safety can be both incredibly dangerous and hugely costly. So what can you do to avoid hazards and expensive, time-consuming legal battles? That's where Health & Safety at Work For Dummies comes in. Cutting through the clutter, it provides you with the practical, must-know information you need to ensure your workplace is a suitably safe environment that complies with government ...
Staying Sharp For Dummies
Staying Sharp For Dummies
by American Geriatrics Society, Health in Aging Foundation

Insight and actionable information on keeping your brain sharp as you age Your brain controls who you are—how you think, feel, and act. As you age, it's not uncommon to want to remain as sharp and "with it" as you were in your younger years. Whether you want to hone your memory, manage stress and anxiety, or simply eat brain-healthy food, Staying Sharp For Dummies shows you how to keep your mind sharp, agile, and creative well into your golden years. Research shows anyone can improve brain ...
Nursing Calculations and IV Therapy For Dummies - UK, UK Edition
Nursing Calculations and IV Therapy For Dummies - UK, UK Edition
by Claire Boyd

The fast and easy way to pass the Nursing Calculations test Is the maths behind the medicine making you maudlin over taking your Nursing Calculations test? You've come to the right place! Written by a nurse with countless hours of experience—and who trains other nurses every day—this plain-English, no-nonsense guide to nursing calculations and IV therapy makes it easier to come to grips with the numbers and formulas you'll encounter on the day of the exam—and in the field. Many ...
Paleo All-In-One For Dummies
Paleo All-In-One For Dummies
by Kellyann Petrucci, Melissa Joulwan, Patrick Flynn, Adriana Harlan

Live the Paleo lifestyle to get healthy and fit with natural foods Paleo All-In-One For Dummies is the powerhouse resource that includes all the information you'll need to get started with the Paleo lifestyle or further refine your diet if you're already a convert! With content from leading authorities on the Paleo lifestyle, this easy-to-read, all-in-one resource offers a complete overview of living the primal life to lose weight, improve athletic performance, get fit, and stay healthy. Use the ...
Natural Cures For Dummies
Natural Cures For Dummies
by Scott J. Banks, J. J. Virgin with Joe Kraynak

Find natural cures for more than 170 health conditions Packed with over 170 remedies for the most common ailments, from arthritis to varicose veins, Natural Cures For Dummies will serve as your complete health advisor. This user-friendly reference arms you with information on the symptoms and the root causes of each problem along with a proven, natural, customized prescription. Whether you are looking for relief from a particular nagging ailment or simply wish to obtain optimum health, Natural C ...
Counselling Skills For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Counselling Skills For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Gail Evans

Discover the practical skills for helping others. Whether you are considering becoming a counsellor, have to provide some form of counselling as part of your job, or are simply interested in communicating well, Counselling Skills For Dummies provides the perfect introduction to the practical basics of counselling. Starting with a thorough guide to the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to become a ‘listening helper’, the book goes on to provide a framework for a counselling sessi ...
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy For Dummies
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy For Dummies
by Patrizia Collard

Stay in the present and build a happier future Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy For Dummies takes you through the eight-week MBCT course, using the principles of mindfulness to complement established CBT techniques. You'll discover how using MBCT can help lower your risk of relapsing into depression and reduce the risk of other mental health disorders including anxiety, stress, and low self-esteem. Provides a solid foundation for positive mental health The downloadable audio files contain gui ...
Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies
Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies
by Jennie Kramer, Marjorie Nolan Cohn

Control binge eating and get on the path to recovery Overcoming Binge Eating for Dummies provides trusted information, resources, tools, and activities to help you and your loved ones understand your binge eating — and gain control over it. Written with compassion and authority, it uses stories and examples from the authors' work with clients they've helped to overcome this complicated disorder. In Overcoming Binge Eating For Dummies, you'll find information and insight on identifying the ...
Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies
Boosting Your Metabolism For Dummies
by Rachel Berman

The easy way to boost your metabolism and lose weight... for good! People often wonder why their dieting and exercise efforts seem to result in little or no weight loss. Some people may have to work hard to simply maintain their current weight. With such a dilemma, they may blame their woes on a "slow metabolism".  Unfortunately, there is no miracle diet that works for everyone because everyone has a unique body type and traits which impact their metabolic rate. Boosting Your Metabolism For ...
Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies
Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies
by Wendy Warner, Kellyann Petrucci

Boost your body's natural defenses against disease Good nutrition is a key weapon against colds and the flu. The foods, supplements, and practices outlined in Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies can boost your body's natural defenses against disease when they're incorporated into your daily diet and lifestyle. Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies provides hands-on techniques for supercharging your immune system to resist illness and prevent disease. Through diet, exercise, stress reduction, and nut ...
Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Marina S. Kurian, Barbara Thompson, Brian K. Davidson, Al Roker

Your trusted guide to surgical weight-loss Sixty percent of individuals over the age of 20—or 58 million people in the U.S.—are overweight. As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, many Americans are researching the benefits and complications of weight-loss surgeries. Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies, 2nd edition is the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to understanding the impact of surgical weight-loss before, during, and after surgery. Weight-loss surgery is often an overwe ...
Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies
Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies
by Richard Snyder, Barry Schoenborn

Score your highest in a medical dosage calculations course A recent shortage of nurses in a society with an aging population has triggered the demand for students to enter the field of medical study. A dosage calculations course is required for most students earning an applied science degree in nursing, pharmacology, or paramedic programs. Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies tracks a typical dosage calculations course and provides helpful content in an approachable and easy-to-understand for ...
Electronic Health Records For Dummies
Electronic Health Records For Dummies
by Trenor Williams, Anita Samarth

The straight scoop on choosing and implementing an electronic health records (EHR) system Doctors, nurses, and hospital and clinic administrators are interested in learning the best ways to implement and use an electronic health records system so that they can be shared across different health care settings via a network-connected information system. This helpful, plain-English guide provides need-to-know information on how to choose the right system, assure patients of the security of their rec ...
Medical Ethics For Dummies
Medical Ethics For Dummies
by Jane Runzheimer, Linda Johnson Larsen

A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcare Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make the right moral and ethical choices, and so much more. Unlike daunting and expensive texts, Medical Ethics For Dummies offers an accessible and aff ...
Massage For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Massage For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Steve Capellini, Michel Van Welden

Sooth away stress, banish pain, and share the language of touch with the healing powers of massage What reduces pain, enhances athletic performance, job efficiency, improves the circulation, raises immune efficiency, promotes the healing of tissues, increases the functioning of the skin, enhances focus and emotional balance, and improves appearance? Right, massage! So what are you waiting for? Discover how to knead your way to relaxation and wellness with this fun guide to the art of massage. Wi ...
Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith

Practical, proven ways to get fear, worry, and panic under control Think you worry too much? You're not alone?over 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety. Help is here in this friendly guide, which offers sound advice on identifying anxiety triggers through taking self-tests, improving your eating habits, relaxing, and finding support for you and your loved ones. Now with 25% new and revised content, Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, 2nd Edition explores all of the most common trigg ...
Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies
Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies
by Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith

Your clear, compassionate guide to managing BPD — and living well Looking for straightforward information on Borderline Personality Disorder? This easy-to-understand guide helps those who have BPD develop strategies for breaking the destructive cycle. This book also aids loved ones in accepting the disorder and offering support. Inside you'll find authoritative details on the causes of BPD and proven treatments, as well as advice on working with therapists, managing symptoms, and enjoying a ...
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies
by Patricia Barry

Confused about Medicare’s drug coverage? You’re not alone. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies explains Part D in plain English and shows you how to find the best deal among numerous drug-coverage plan options. Whether you’re new to Medicare or already in the program, you’ll navigate the system with more ease and confidence, avoid pitfalls and scams, and have plenty of help choosing the plan that’s right for you. This easy-to-understand, consumer-friendl ...
Healthy Aging For Dummies
Healthy Aging For Dummies
by Brent Agin, Sharon Perkins

Look to this book for advice, techniques, and strategies to help people stay vigorous and healthy as they grow older. People are becoming increasingly knowledgeable about managing their health as they age. Healthy Aging For Dummies explains how people can embark on a healthy lifestyle that will enable them to feel young, both mentally and physically, even as they’re getting older. It covers tips and advice on choosing the ideal physician; starting an exercise program; learning to meditate; ...

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