The Encyclopedia of Common Diseases

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Rodale Press, 1976 - Medicine, Popular - 1296 pages

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Contents

Megavitamin Therapy Salvages Alcoholics
6
Section
15
Allergic? You Cant Trust Food Labels To List
22
Food Additives3000 Unsuspected Allergens
25
For About OneInFour Children And Chocolate
28
The Pulse Test For Allergy
31
A Sting Is Serious Business If Youre Allergic
35
You Need Vitamin E To Prevent Anemia
48
Emphysema Is Slow Suffocation
624
Vitamins That Protect The Lungs
628
Exercise Makes Breathing Easier
631
Ancient Myths Yield To New Medical Knowledge
636
144
641
The Eyes Can Reveal Health Problems
643
Various Types Of Blindness Explained
644
Protect Yourself Against Cataract
646

Sickle CellThe Inherited Anemia
57
Your Appendix And Its Function
64
Section 5
71
Is Arthritis A Deficiency Disease?
77
Pantothenic Acid Against Arthritic Pain
83
An Amino Acid Shows Promise In Relieving Rheumatoid Arthritis
93
Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked To Gluten Intolerance
97
Sunlight For Arthritis Relief
100
Bursitis Cases Benefit From Vitamin B12
104
If You Have Gout Try Cherries
107
How Personality Influences The Development Of Arthritis
113
Is The Way You Sleep Causing Neuritis?
119
Section 6
123
What Makes Children Asthmatic?
124
Your Asthma May Be A Symptom Of Hypoglycemia
128
Is A Change Of Climate The Answer To Asthma?
132
Section 7
137
Backache
138
Slipped Disc
141
How To Protect Your Back
144
Exercises You Can Do For A Better Back
147
A Simple Answer To Backache In Pregnancy
154
What Causes Back Trouble During Menopause?
158
Section 8
161
The Many Causes Of Halitosis
162
Section 9
167
You Can Do Something About Bedwetting
168
Section 10
175
What Are The Major Causes Of Birth Defects?
176
Good Diet Encourages Healthy Childbirth
180
How Radiation Causes Disease And Hereditary Alterations
183
Learn Which CommonlyUsed Chemicals Can Deform Your Children
193
Undefined Sexual Development In Newborns
198
Mongolism
203
Cystic Fibrosis
208
Cerebral Palsy
212
Section 11
217
Why Your Skeleton Might Be Disintegrating
218
Simple Dietary Protection For Your Bones
221
Ghspter Fit 48 A Closer Look At Osteoporosis
225
You Can Strengthen Your Bones With Exercise
231
Osteomalacia Rickets And Vitamin D
235
Section 12
242
Section 13
247
The Cancer Problem And How To Cope With It
249
Artificial Lighting Could Be A Factor In Cancer
262
Asbestos And TalcSurprising Carcinogens
265
Can Your Emotions Lead You Into Cancer?
270
The Unsuspected Threat Of Fluoride Pollution
274
Bladder Cancer Rise Traced To Popular Eating Habits
276
How To Protect Yourself Against Bone Cancer
281
The High Fiber Diet Fights Bowel Cancer
287
Diverticulitis
288
Breast Cancer
291
The Prime Suspect In Cervical CancerDES
300
LeukemiaWhat Is It? How Does It Occur?
303
A Healthy Liver Is An AntiCancer Agent
309
Lung Cancer From The Air We Breathe
311
How Oral Cancer Can Be Controlled
314
Skin CancerThe Sunbathers Disease
316
Common Causes Of Stomach Cancer
322
Cancer Of The ThynuisA Consequence Of Radiation Therapy
329
Cancer Inhibitor
331
Vitamin B Deficiency An Open Door For Cancer
336
Vitamin C Defends Tissue Against Cancer
339
Folic Acid Acts As A Buffer In Cancer Treatment
343
Magnesium Unheralded Cancer Preventive
345
A Natural Cancer Fighter In Search Of Recognition
349
Predictive Medicine Can Anticipate Cancer
355
A Survey Of Unorthodox Cancer Treatments
357
Section 14
371
The Devastating Gluten Allergy
372
Section 15
375
Good Diet Essential For Children Taking Vaccines
376
Crib Death
377
Measles Morbilli
383
German Measles Rubella
385
Mumps Parotitis
386
Vitamin E Thins
392
Is It Due To Vitamin
402
Page
405
Vitamin A First Line Of Defense
408
Does The Cold Weather Cause Colds?
421
Babies Dont Need Antibiotics For Colds
428
Section 18
435
What Causes Habitual Constipation?
441
KM Living Habits That Promote Easy Elimination
447
What Is A Diabetic Diet? Delicious
454
Vitamin E For Arterial Disease In Diabetics
462
Section 20
472
The Digestive Channel
480
DiverticulitisIts Our Most Common Bowel Ailment
494
Section 23
501
Americas Foremost Chronic Health Problem
502
Perceptive And Conductive Deafness
505
Can Gradual Hearing Loss Due To Aging Be Prevented?
506
Our Ears Need Better Protection From The Noise Around Us
510
Loud Music Impairs Hearing
516
A Common Cause Of Deafness
518
Menieres Disease
522
Understanding The Misery Of Tinnitus
526
Some Practical Suggestions For Choosing A Hearing Aid
530
Section 24
535
New Light On Mental Disturbance
537
Schizophrenia And Megavitamins
540
Megavitamins For Disturbed Children
552
Fasting Can Control Schizophrenia
555
Reaching The Autistic Child
559
Psychosis Or Vitamin B12 Deficiency?
564
Minerals That Heal The Mind
568
Bone Meal Can Relieve Anxiety
573
Improve Your MoodsWithout Tranquilizers
577
Breaking The Chains Of Depression
583
Super Oxygen A Promising New Treatment For Senility
587
Senility Is Not A OneWay Street
592
Vitamin E And The Retarded Child
597
Minimal Brain DysfunctionNow Theres Hope
600
Stuttering Can Be Overcome
605
A Hyperactive Child Needs Nutrients Not Drugs
610
Food Additives Trigger Hyperactivity
614
Allergies Unhinge The Mind
619
Section 25
623
Riboflavin Deficiency Encourages Cataract
652
Microwave Ovens Can Cause Cataract
654
New Hope For The Glaucoma Patient
657
Therapy For Crossed Eyes
665
Effective Eye Treatment For Diabetics
667
How NineOutOfTen Patients Conquered Conjunctivitis
671
Nearsightedness In Children Can Be Cured
674
Reinforce Childrens Vision With Sound Nutrition
680
What Tobacco Smoke Does To The Eyes
684
Tension Causes Eyestrain
686
Eye Trouble? Check Your Teeth
687
If You Wear Contact Lenses
691
The Pill Can Affect Your Vision
694
Beware The Sunburned Eye
696
Are Eyeglasses Always The Answer?
699
You Can Learn To See Better
704
Section 28
709
When Your Feet Hurt You Hurt All Over
710
Section 29
721
The Soviets Secret Weapon Against Flu
729
Pneumonia And Pleurisy
732
Section 30
733
Food PoisoningAs Dangerous As Ever
734
Section 31
745
Is Surgery The Only Answer?
746
Hair and Scalp Problems 166 What Keeps Hair Healthy? 7 58
757
What Can You Do About Baldness?
760
Dandruff Can Be Defeated By Diet
766
Retaining Hair Color
770
Section 34
773
A Safer Way To Treat The Wheezes And Sneezes
774
Vitamin C Eases Breathing In Allergy Season
779
The Honey Treatment For Hay Fever
784
Section 35
789
What Is A Headache?
790
Tension Headaches ExplainedSome DoIt Yourself Techniques For Relief
791
There May Be A Way Out For You
797
Section 32
809
A Glossary Of Heart Terms
811
Your Personality And Your Heart
818
Heart Disease Symptoms In Patients With Normal Hearts
823
Hows Your Blood Pressure Doing? Why Not Find Out For Yourself
827
Hypertension Nitrites And Nitrates
836
What About Low Blood Pressure?
838
Stroke
841
Quick Action In Case Of A Heart Attack
845
Heart Patients Need A Nutrition Program
846
Statistics Show ItHeart Health Requires Vitamin E
848
AntiCholesterol Drugs Deplete Vitamin E
852
B Vitamins Could Save Your Heart
854
Vitamin C A Natural Heart Medicine
858
Vitamin D And Your Heartbeat
864
Calcium For Heart Health
869
Protection For Your Heart
871
MagnesiumThat Vital Spark For The Hearts Mechanism
876
A Trace Of Copper For Healthy Arteries
880
Heart Attacks Local Water And The Good And Bad Minerals
883
Chlorinated Water And Heart Disease
894
Will Cutting Down On Cholesterol Help Your Heart?
898
Vitamin C Battles Excess Cholesterol
901
Natural Food Elements That Reduce Cholesterol BuildUp In The Arteries
905
Heart Disease In Children
914
Heart Disease Strikes Women Too
917
Constipation Strain A Heart Threat
922
Weather Extremes Are Hard On The Heart
925
Obesity The HeartWreckerAnd How To Beat It
929
Better Hearts Through Exercise
934
J I Rodale On Heart Disease
937
Section 37
947
The Best Things To Do About Hemorrhoids
948
212
953
What Are Hernias? Might You Have One?
954
The Varying Causes Of Lower Abdominal Hernia
956
Using A Truss For Lower Abdominal Hernias
957
Rules For Heavy Weight Lifting An Illustration
959
Primary Hernia Of The Upper Abdomen
960
Sensible Regimen For Hiatal Hernia
962
Section 39
965
You May Get More Out Of Your Hospital Stay Than You Bargained For
966
221
973
The Frustration Of Sleeping Problems
974
How Do We Sleep?
975
What Is Insomnia?
977
What Causes Insomnia?
980
Drugs Are Not The Answer
983
Learn To Sleep YOUR Way
986
Tick Tock Your Way To Sleep
993
Seven Ways To Sounder Sleep
997
Narcolepsy And Hypersomnia
998
Section 41
1001
Living With NephritisThe Kidney Destroyer
1002
Magnesium And Be Discourage Kidney Stone Formation
1006
Cystitis
1011
Preventing Miscarriage
1026
Fighting Mononucleosis
1032
Diet Deficiency Long Suspected As Cause
1040
Megavitamin Therapy For Multiple Sclerosis
1050
Section 48
1061
Pollen As A Treatment In Prostatitis
1071
Zinc Is Important To A Mans Energy And Sexual
1077
Impotence Frigidity Infertility
1086
Shingles Herpes Zoster The ExquisitePain
1092
Sinusitis
1098
Section 54
1107
What To Do About Cold Sores Fever Blisters
1115
Eczema Yields To Vitamin Therapy
1121
IchthyosisThe FishSkin Disease
1130
A Prickly Heat Treatment That Works
1136
The Bruising Disease
1146
WartsResistance Is The Answer
1152
Bone Meal For Sound Teeth
1163
Can Malocclusion Be Prevented?
1169
Brush Properly To Save Your Teeth And Gums
1177
Dentures Cant Help A Sick Mouth
1186
The MineralImbalance Disease
1194
You Need Those Unnecessary Tonsils
1200
TB Is Still With Us
1212
More Than Just A Cosmetic Problem
1246
Overweight And Obesity
1262
Underweight Is A Problem Too
1272
Goiter
1286

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