Author: Antonio Collado Cruz, Xavier Torres i Mata, Anna Arias i Gassol, Emilia Sole Altarriba, Laura Salom Seminario, Emili Gómez Casanovas, Laura Isabel Arranz Iglesias
Publisher: Editorial AMAT
¿Cómo se establecen los objetivos de tratamiento? ¿Cómo se debe tomar la medicación y durante cuánto tiempo? ¿Cómo se identifican y corrigen los pensamientos negativos y las creencias perjudiciales? ¿Qué ejercicio es beneficioso? ¿Cómo se puede trabajar para mantener la independencia? ¿Cómo se alcanza un buen sueño? ¿Cómo debe alimentarse un paciente con fibromialgia? La fibromialgia es una enfermedad con una alta prevalencia en la población general y, a pesar de ello, sigue siendo una gran desconocida. Este libro proporciona información de calidad y práctica que permitirá a muchos pacientes, familiares y profesionales comprender mejor cuáles son sus síntomas y cómo se pueden tratar. Dedica especial atención al dolor y sus mecanismos de producción, al funcionamiento del sistema nociceptivo, responsable de su desarrollo y modulación, a la relación con otros síntomas como el cansancio, la alteración del sueño, y a las alteraciones secundarias de la concentración y de la memoria, entre otros. El libro propone consejos para las parejas, los familiares y el entorno del paciente, en cuestiones como la comunicación, planificación de estrategias, sexualidad y satisfacción en la relación. Desde una larga experiencia multidisciplinar, una gran parte de este manual revisa los protocolos del tratamiento farmacológico, físico, psicológico, ocupacional y nutricional.
Announcing the new Spanish-language translation of What to Expect When You're Expecting: 4th Edition, America's pregnancy bible with over 16 million copies in print. Originally published as Que se Puede Esperar Cuando Se Esta Esperando, this new edition is a livelier, less formal, altogether more user-friendly Spanish-language version. Approximately 1 million Hispanic-American women give birth each year. This is a book for the mother-to-be who either doesn't speak English or doesn't feel comfortable with her English; for the doctor who is having trouble communicating with a patient; for the expectant parents at a stressful time when what's most familiar—their first language—is most welcome. The book will be the book to turn to for the broad range of Spanish-speaking Americans in the United States—be they Puerto Ricans in the Northeast, Cuban-Americans in Florida, Mexican-Americans on the west coast, Dominicans, and Spanish-speaking Americans of Spanish, and Central and South American descent.
Author: David Rakel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Integrative Medicine, by Dr. David Rakel, provides the practical, evidence-based guidance you need to safely and effectively integrate complementary and alternative medical treatments into your practice. This medical reference book lays the framework for making the best use of these therapeutic modalities and understanding the mechanisms by which these interventions work, keeping you at the forefront of the trend toward integrative health care. Incorporate therapeutic integrative medicine modalities into clinical practice through the "Tools for Your Practice" section that offers how-to application for recommending mediation, prescribing probiotics, and how to do an elimination diet. Apply integrative treatments for a full range of diseases and conditions including autism, stroke, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various forms of cancer...see how to advise patients on health maintenance and wellness...and get valuable advice on topics such as meditation, diet, and exercises for back pain. Avoid potential complications with recommended dosages and precautions. Enhance patient care with therapy-based guidance and printable patient education guides. Implement proven integrative treatments for various diseases thanks to an evidence-based therapeutic approach. Weigh the likely effectiveness of various treatments vs. their potential harm with helpful icons based on the SORT (Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy) method. Validate potential interventions through the latest research in genomics and advanced imaging technologies, such as MRI. Access the full text, image bank, downloadable Patient Education Guides, and video collections online at www.expertconsult.com. Rakel provides evidence-based guidance to apply integrative medicine in clinical care.
Announcing the new Spanish-language translation of "What to Expect When You're Expecting: 4th Edition." This new edition offers a lively, informal, altogether user-friendly Spanish-language version.
Starting your own UK business is an exciting - and challenging - time. This updated edition of the startup classic shows you how to build a business agile enough to take advantage of emerging trends and opportunities, and sturdy enough to weather any storm. Packed with real-life examples and links to hundreds of valuable resources, Starting a Business For Dummies, 4th UK Edition gives you what you need to make the leap from employee to successful entrepreneur with confidence. All your favourite, trusted content has been updated including: Laying the groundwork and testing the feasibility of your business idea Writing a winning business plan and finding funding How to operate effectively, including managing your finances and employing people Growing your business and improving performance New content includes: The latest funding schemes, including government funding and crowdfunding Tendering for public sector work Avoiding business cyber-crime Franchising and pop ups Exporting (the government has set a target of doubling the number of exporting companies by 2020) Environmental impact (a recent survey found 77% of SMEs wanted to know how to measure and improve their environmental impact)
El arte del masaje se ha practicado desde la Antigüedad en muchos países, hoy en día es una de las formas de cuidado de la salud más popular. Se usa con buenos resultados en los campos terapéutico, estético y deportivo ya sea para buscar la relajación o como parte del tratamiento en diversas enfermedades. Este libro es un compendio sobre el masaje, que abarca desde las nociones básicas como los conceptos anatómicos, los efectos fisiológicos y las normas e indicaciones generales para su práctica hasta el desarrollo de los distintos tipos de masaje. Se tratan en detalle el masaje clásico –masaje sueco y quiromasaje–, los masajes específicos –masaje reflejo, drenaje linfático, entre otros– las técnicas orientales –shiatsu y masaje chino–, los masajes mecánicos y combinados y el masaje para poblaciones especiales –masaje deportivo, infantil y en la tercera edad–. Se incluyen también capítulos dedicados a la osteopatía, la acupuntura, el masaje en la fibromialgia y el masaje en el entorno Pilates. Asimismo, se acompañan las detalladas explicaciones de las técnicas con ilustraciones y fotografías. Jesús Vázquez Gallego, coautor y coordinador de la obra es Doctor en Medicina y Cirujía, especialista en Rehabilitación y Medicina Física. Jefe del servicio de Rehabilitación del Hospital Xeral-Calde de Lugo.
Author: Naheed Ali, Moshe Lewis
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Everyone experiences pain in some form or another at some point during their lives. Some have pain due to injury. Others experience chronic pain that can become debilitating. This book uncovers the mechanisms behind pain, how to treat it from a variety or approaches, and how to prevent it in the future.
Author: Martin Seligman
Publisher: Hachette UK
In this important, entertaining book, one of the world's most celebrated psychologists, Martin Seligman, asserts that happiness can be learned and cultivated, and that everyone has the power to inject real joy into their lives. In Authentic Happiness, he describes the 24 strengths and virtues unique to the human psyche. Each of us, it seems, has at least five of these attributes, and can build on them to identify and develop to our maximum potential. By incorporating these strengths - which include kindness, originality, humour, optimism, curiosity, enthusiasm and generosity -- into our everyday lives, he tells us, we can reach new levels of optimism, happiness and productivity. Authentic Happiness provides a variety of tests and unique assessment tools to enable readers to discover and deploy those strengths at work, in love and in raising children. By accessing the very best in ourselves, we can improve the world around us and achieve new and lasting levels of authentic contentment and joy.
Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D
Author: Institute of Medicine, Food and Nutrition Board, Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D and Calcium
Publisher: National Academies Press
Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for the human body. Establishing the levels of these nutrients that are needed by the North American population is based on the understanding of the health outcomes that calcium and vitamin D affect. It is also important to establish how much of each nutrient may be "too much." Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D provides reference intake values for these two nutrients. The report updates the DRI values defined in Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride, the 1997 study from the Institute of Medicine. This 2011 book provides background information on the biological functions of each nutrient, reviews health outcomes that are associated with the intake of calcium and vitamin D, and specifies Estimated Average Requirements and Recommended Dietary Allowances for both. It also identifies Tolerable Upper Intake Levels, which are levels above wish the risk for harm may increase. The book includes an overview of current dietary intake in the U.S. and Canada, and discusses implications of the study. A final chapter provides research recommendations. The DRIs established in this book incorporate current scientific evidence about the roles of vitamin D and calcium in human health and will serve as a valuable guide for a range of stakeholders including dietitians and other health professionals, those who set national nutrition policy, researchers, the food industry, and private and public health organizations and partnerships.
"The Fibromyalgia Cookbook" offers the recipe for relief for the six-to-eight million Americans suffering from this chronic musculoskeletal disorder.
Yoga and Scoliosis
Author: Marcia P. Monroe
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Yoga and Scoliosis: A Journey to Health and Healingis a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and a physical activity and is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility and to address the spinal curvature of scoliosis without surgery. The book presents an evidence-based look at how this approach works. Dr. Fishman has been treating individuals with scoliosis with yoga for many years and has collected x-rays of his work, before and after, demonstrating actual lessening of the degree of curvature from the practice of Iyengar yoga. Yoga and Scoliosis: A Journey to Health and Healingis a source of encouragement, knowledge, and healing for those who have scoliosis and need to treat it, but want to avoid braces and/or surgery. Itbriefly covers the history and treatment modalities of scoliosis and discusses the development of the spine in the embryo. Yoga and Scoliosisexplores the complexities of the concept of alignment in the body, with the main part of the book showing how to address scoliosis utilizing Iyengaryoga. Four chapters give instruction in yoga asanas for scoliosis, and another chapter discusses yoga practice in daily living. The book includes a Foreword by B. K. S. Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga.
Winner of the 2017 James Beard Award for Reference & Scholarship The discovery of cheese is a narrative at least 8,000 years old, dating back to the Neolithic era. Yet, after all of these thousands of years we are still finding new ways to combine the same four basic ingredients - milk, bacteria, salt, and enzymes - into new and exciting products with vastly different shapes, sizes, and colors, and equally complex and varied tastes, textures, and, yes, aromas. In fact, after a long period of industrialized, processed, and standardized cheese, cheesemakers, cheesemongers, affineurs, and most of all consumers are rediscovering the endless variety of cheeses across cultures. The Oxford Companion to Cheese is the first major reference work dedicated to cheese, containing 855 A-Z entries on cheese history, culture, science, and production. From cottage cheese to Camembert, from Gorgonzola to Gruyère, there are entries on all of the major cheese varieties globally, but also many cheeses that are not well known outside of their region of production. The concentrated whey cheeses popular in Norway, brunost, are covered here, as are the traditional Turkish and Iranian cheeses that are ripened in casings prepared from sheep's or goat's skin. There are entries on animal species whose milk is commonly (cow, goat, sheep) and not so commonly (think yak, camel, and reindeer) used in cheesemaking, as well as entries on a few highly important breeds within each species, such as the Nubian goat or the Holstein cow. Regional entries on places with a strong history of cheese production, biographies of influential cheesemakers, innovative and influential cheese shops, and historical entries on topics like manorial cheesemaking and cheese in children's literature round out the Companion's eclectic cultural coverage. The Companion also reflects a fascination with the microbiology and chemistry of cheese, featuring entries on bacteria, molds, yeasts, cultures, and coagulants used in cheesemaking and cheese maturing. The blooms, veins, sticky surfaces, gooey interiors, crystals, wrinkles, strings, and yes, for some, the odors of cheese are all due to microbial action and growth. And today we have unprecedented insight into the microbial complexity of cheese, thanks to advances in molecular biology, whole-genome sequencing technologies, and microbiome research. The Companion is equally interested in the applied elements of cheesemaking, with entries on production methodologies and the technology and equipment used in cheesemaking. An astonishing 325 authors contributed entries to the Companion, residing in 35 countries. These experts included cheesemakers, cheesemongers, dairy scientists, anthropologists, food historians, journalists, archaeologists, and on, from backgrounds as diverse as the topics they write about. Every entry is signed by the author, and includes both cross references to related topics and further reading suggestions. The endmatter includes a list of cheese-related museums and a thorough index. Two 16-page color inserts and well over a hundred black and white images help bring the entries to life. This landmark encyclopedia is the most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and reliable reference work on cheese available, suitable for both novices and industry insiders alike.
For the 12 million Americans who suffer from diabetes, here are the facts that can help them live their lives to the fullest, including the latest diet recommendations from the American Diabetes Association.
A totally revised and updated edition of the first book to offer a holistic approach to slowing the progression of MS • Provides guidance on special diets and nutritional supplements, exercise, alternative therapies, and the effects of negative and positive thoughts on MS • Explains how to reduce toxic overload from mercury and chemicals • Includes life wisdom and coping strategies from others who suffer with MS Judy Graham is an inspiration. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was just 26 years old, 35 years later Judy Graham is still walking, working, and has successfully birthed and raised a son who is now an adult. In this totally revised and updated edition of her groundbreaking Multiple Sclerosis, first published in 1984, she shares the natural treatments that have helped her and many others with MS stabilize or even reverse the condition. Beginning with the effects of diet, she explains that many people with MS have been eating the wrong foods and shows which foods are “good” and “bad,” how to recognize food sensitivities, and how to correct nutritional deficiencies using dietary supplements. She also looks at reducing the body’s toxic overload, whether from mercury amalgam fillings, chemicals, or medications. She presents the exercises with proven benefits for MS she has found most reliable and appropriate, such as yoga, pilates, and t’ai chi, and explores alternative therapies that provide relief and support to the body’s efforts to control MS, including acupuncture, reflexology, shiatsu, reiki, and ayurveda. Most important are the insights she provides on the effects of negative thoughts on MS. She demonstrates how a positive mental attitude can actually slow down or even reverse the progression of this disease. Judy Graham is living proof that, as devastating as a diagnosis of MS is, life can still be lived to its fullest.