The Inflammation Cure: Simple Steps for Reversing Heart Disease, Arthritis, Asthma, Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease, Osteopor

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 238 pages
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"In addition to explaining inflammation's causes and its role in various diseases, the author offers advice--'an antiinflammation game plan'--on how to maintain 'inflammation balance' and feel better."--The New York Times

In clear, everyday language, William Meggs, M.D., explains what causes inflammation, its relationship to disease in the body, and what steps readers can take to minimize their risk.

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User Review  - seph - LibraryThing

There was a lot of good information in this book, but it's not the best book on the subject that I've read. The author is far more fond of western medicine and manufactured drugs than I am, but he ... Read full review

The inflammation cure: how to combat the hidden factor behind heart disease, arthritis, asthma, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis, and other diseases of aging

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What do seemingly unrelated diseases such as lupus, arthritis, atherosclerosis, asthma, and Alzheimer's all have in common? According to Meggs (toxicology, Brody Sch. of Medicine, East Carolina ... Read full review

Contents

The Inflammation Connection
3
The Bodys Alarm System
13
Inflammation Risk Quiz
25
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William Joel Meggs, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor and chief of the division of toxicology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He is one of the engineers of the theory of neurogenic switching, which is related to the study of inflammation. He lives in Greenville, North Carolina.

Carol Svec is a researcher and award-winning health writer who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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