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Knots in your stomach and feelings of anxiety are common sensations. But what can be done when anxiety becomes overpowering, handicapping ? What are the symptoms ? When does it become a disease ? How can it be managed on a daily basis ? Who should be consulted ? A simple and practical book to help you to deal with this problem. Eric Albert and Laurent Chneiweiss are both psychiatrists, and specialists in the modern treatment of anxiety.
Fear of flying, verification phobias (OCD), fear of taking transportation following a violent trauma: all these forms of anxiety handicap daily life. They do not randomly take root, but yoga can have an influence on their uncontrollable mechanisms.
The advice of Lionel Coudron, a medical expert on treating health issues with yoga, yoga-therapy, an approach that is recognized and now practiced in many hospitals.
Yoga, through its physical and psychic activity, can help to break the vicious cycle of depression. Contains medical expertise and step-by-step exercises, and advice for healthy living. Written by one of the best known physicians and yoga instructors.
For more than forty years, William Dement has been researching the subject of sleep and of sleep-related problems. According to Dement, if we dont sleep well, we cannot be healthy; but its impossible to sleep well if we dont know what disturbs our sleep patterns, or what we stand to gain from an adequate nights rest. We are careful about our diets and we make sure we get enough exercise. Yet we often forget that it is equally important to sleep well. Sleep is often sacrificed to the demands of our daily lives. Doctors still tend to minimise the physical, emotional and psychological risks that result from a failure to give sleep its due. This fundamental work by a world-renowned specialist enables us to find out how we should sleep, in order to feel better and keep healthy. William C. Dement is a world authority in the field of sleep and in the treatment of sleep disturbances. In the 1970s, he founded one of the earliest centres specialising in the study of sleep at Stanford University, in California. He continues to teach at Stanford. Christopher Vaughan is the author of How Life Begins : The Science of Life in the Womb.
Why do you have backache ? What are the treatments available to you ? Can osteopathy help ? What to do when the pain is persistant and recurring ? How can you protect your back ? What precautions need to be taken in pregnant women and children ? Does the "mental" aspect play a part in curing it ? This book is a thorough guide to current medical knowledge about the causes of backaches, how to prevent them and how to treat them. Bernard Duplan, a rheumatologist, heads a department at the rheumatology hospital in Aix-les-Bains. Marc Marty is a rheumatologist at the Hospital Henri Mondor, in Creteil.
Are artificial sweeteners dangerous for the body ? Can plastic packaging cause cancers by contaminating our food ? Could serious stomach complaints be caused by the nitrate contained in chemical fertilizer ? We have all heard the worrying stories about the danger posed by the numerous chemicals needed by industries to make the products which we use everyday. Does this mean there is good and bad chemistry ? The reader will find in this guide a great deal of surprising, and for the most part, reassuring information on the reality of the situation. John Emsley is a scientist at Imperial College, London. In addition to his regular radio slots, he writes for The Independent newspaper, and regularly contributes to New Scientist magazine.
Should you eat read meat ? Is red wine good for the heart ? Do "bio" products give us a boost ? What to think of health supplements ? This book tells readers how eat so as to protect and preserve their future, but it does not ignore their present mental and physical well-being. In addition, readers will find the authors simple, straightforward tips easy to put into practice in their daily lives.
How should you eat to keep healthy while remaining slim? What should you do to maintain your ideal weight, without having to diet constantly and without putting on excess kilos over the years? If you have successfully followed a diet, how can you keep from putting the extra weight back on? How can you avoid the cycles of weight loss and weight gain? Above all, how can you keep your figure, as well as your health, and safeguard against illness by eating an optimal diet? This book shows how a single diet can enable you to simultaneously achieve these three goals figure, form, health. Jacques Fricker is a physician specialising in nutrition.
To eat well, is first to put some equilibrium in our daily diet. It is also to accomplish all kinds of small gestures which protect our line and good shape without avoiding a simple, savoury cuisine. Jacques Fricker gives here a recipe book which will put neither our health nor our weight in any danger.