The Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook

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John Wiley, 2000 - Medical - 318 pages
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"Dr. François Haas is an unusually gifted scientist and a compassionate human being."–HOWARD A. RUSK, M.D. Founder and Chairman, Rusk Institut

The bestselling guide for chronic bronchitis and emphysema sufferers–newly revised and expanded. For the millions of people diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema, this bestselling guide is now revised and expanded to offer the most up-to-date information available. From helping you understand your disease and its proper care to showing you how to restore vitality and satisfaction to your relationships, Dr. François Haas and Dr. Sheila Sperber Haas provide you with the facts and information needed to find the right treatment and take full advantage of it. Written in a clear and helpful style, The Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema Handbook now includes current information on useful complementary approaches–including herbal therapy–plus effective exercises and the latest medical advances. You’ll discover

    LI>How to find the right doctor for you and discuss your treatment optionsLI>How to deal with HMOs and the companies that provide supplemental oxygen LI>Which new surgical techniques are most promisingLI>How to manage stress and anxietyLI>How to slow your disease and substantially improve your quality of lifeLI>A variety of helpful resources accessible by phone or webLI>The newsletters written by experts that will keep you up-to-date

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Contents

An Introduction
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What It Is How It Works
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The Damage the Symptoms the Progression
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