People's Medical Society Men's Health and Wellness Encyclopedia

People's Medical Society Men's Health and Wellness Encyclopedia


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Men are paying more attention than ever before to their health, and it s hard to avoid thinking about it. Every day on television and in newspapers we are bombarded with the latest studies, often conflicting, on what is the right way to treat your body and what is the wrong way. Now men have a resource that will help them wade through all of the latest research. This book is designed to be the first place men can turn to when any question about their health arises. Comprehensive in scope, People s Medical Society Men s Health and Wellness Encyclopedia will cover a wealth of men s health topics, from conditions to tests, from treatments to medicine, addressing the most relevant topics in a straightforward, candid and thorough way. The book covers common medical conditions that afflict men, such as heart disease and prostate conditions, while also examining such current topics as plastic surgery and male menopause. Full of useful boxes, consumer tips, lists, anatomical descriptions, and medical drawings, this is the one-stop guide to good health for men. A sample list of topics include: The Body and Its Parts, Diet and Nutrition, Vitamins, Sports Injuries, Relaxation Therapies, Alcoholism, Back Pain, Colorectal Cancer, Colds and Flu, Diabetes, Heartburn, Hernia, Male Menopause, Prostate Disease, Sleep Disorders, Vasectomy, Choosing a Practitioner. People s Medical Society is America s largest non-profit consumer health advocacy organization, with over 100,000 members and contributors. It is also a major consumer health publisher, and since 1986, more than 2 million People s Medical Society books have been sold.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028622958
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 7.83(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.51(d)

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