Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-care

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Perseus Books, 2001 - Medical - 342 pages
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Take Care of Yourself is the world's best-selling health guide, and the only one that has been found to help reduce visits to the doctor. It is easy to use, even in a crisis. Simply look up a symptom and you will find a complete explanation of likely causes and how you might relieve that problem at home. Diagrams help you recognize problems and, in many cases, treat them quickly and easily. Easy-to-follow decision charts tell you exactly when to see a doctor. Take Care of Yourself also covers emergencies, how to avoid health problems, what to keep in a home pharmacy, and how to work best with your doctor.

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Amazing! I was led to this book for a reason and it was so refreshing and ispiring to read it. Doctors, hospitals, and medicine all have their place in this world...but there are so many times when you can heal naturally and use natural things to heal yourself with. The body is an amazing creation...don't you think it has the ability to fix itself? This all is advice I need to take myself.  

About the author (2001)

Donald M. Vickery, M.D., is head of the Self-Care Institute in Colorado. James F. Fries, M.D., is Professor of Medicine at Stanford University.

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