Breathe Well And Live Well With Copd

Author: Janet Brindley
Editor: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857011324
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Practising regular breathing exercises helps to develop healthy breathing patterns, which can lessen the effects of breathing difficulties caused by COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). This is a short, practical guide to using new therapeutic breathing exercises which focus on techniques to reduce breathlessness and control coughing to help you to get the most out of every breath. The exercises are simple, easy to follow, and designed to work alongside usual medical care. No special equipment is necessary, you can practise in your own home at your own pace, and this illustrated guide contains all the information you need to get started. This handbook will be perfect for anyone with COPD who wants to help manage their breathing difficulties, coughing and fatigue with simple and effective techniques. Professionals working with COPD sufferers, such as physiotherapists, physical therapists and carers, will also find the book of interest.

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Restoring Prana

Author: Robin L. Rothenberg
Editor: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857013572
Size: 15,56 MB
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One of the most common issues clients face is lack of energy, vitality or prana and this book presents a simple yet revolutionary breathing approach to restore balance. Grounded in the yogic teachings, this text introduces the Buteyko breathing method as a more contemporary way of understanding the original intention of pranayama. Through extensive research, Robin Rothenberg establishes that as with Dr. Buteyko's breath retraining technique, the ancient yogis prescribed breathing less not more. Vedic science and physiology are broken down and explained in accessible ways. The book presents a new understanding and application of breathing to address a wide range of ailments, including COPD, asthma, hay-fever, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, sleep apnoea and neurological conditions.

Living Well With Emphysema And Bronchitis

Author: Myra B. Shayevitz
Editor: Doubleday Books
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Offers an informative study of the causes, symptoms, and treatment of respiratory ailments

Living A Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions

Author: Kate Lorig, DrPH
Editor: Bull Publishing
ISBN: 1945188332
Size: 14,31 MB
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Nobody wants to have a chronic long-term illness. Unfortunately, most of us will experience at least one of these conditions during our lives. The goal of this book is to help people with chronic illness explore healthy ways to live with physical or mental conditions. A healthy way to live with a chronic illness is to seek soundness of body and mind and work to overcome physical and emotional issues. The challenge is to learn how to function at your best regardless of the difficulties living with a chronic condition can present. The goal is to achieve the things you want to do and to get pleasure from life. That is what this book is all about. By showing readers how to become active self-managers through problem solving, goal setting, and action planning while also presenting the basics of healthy eating, exercise, relaxation, and emotional empowerment, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions offers readers a unique and exciting opportunity—the chance to take back one's life and enjoy it to the fullest extent possible while living with chronic illness. Originally based on a five-year study, this completely revised 5th edition has grown to include the feedback of medical professionals and people with chronic conditions all over the world.

The Copd Solution

Author: Dawn Lesley Fielding
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 073821826X
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Although COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States, few books provide a comprehensive approach to living with this condition. Now, with The COPD Solution, respiratory therapist and educator Dawn Lesley Fielding brings her 10-week sustainable program—which has a 100 percent success rate in improving the health of her own patients—to the public. Fielding provides invaluable information on diagnosis, medical treatments, physical therapy, pulmonary rehab, and smoking cessation. Her plan gives readers tools to manage every aspect of living with COPD, including tips for communicating with doctors, symptom-tracking charts, nutrition guidelines, easy exercises, breathing and relaxation techniques, even information on intimacy. With up-to-date medical research about this disease and a practical program for managing it, The COPD Solution is a welcome resource for anyone suffering from chronic lung disease.

Living Well With Cancer

Author: Katen Moore
Editor: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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An oncology nurse discusses a variety of cancer treatment regimens, offering patients advice on how to cope with the side effects of the disease and its treatment.

Live Happily Work Happily

Author: Dr. Siddhartha Ganguli
Editor: Allied Publishers
ISBN: 818424469X
Size: 16,70 MB
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Happiness has suddenly emerged as a pop subject with the keen interest shown by luminaries like The Dalai Lama, former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, economist Amrita Sen, top psychologist including Darrin McMahon. Nevertheless, the measures of individuals happiness has still remained a chimera. This book is a rare endeavour to look at happinress from the biological angle. The author, Siddhartha Ganguli has regarded happiness, very simply and scientifically, as opposite of stress. The lifetime work of Dr Ganguli, documented in this book, provides ample tips for being happy in all aspects of living and working

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Role And Advances An Issue Of Clinics In Chest Medicine

Author: Linda Nici
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323299350
Size: 10,24 MB
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Drs. Nici and ZuWallack have assembled an expert team of authors covering topics such as: The history of pulmonary rehabilitation, The systemic nature of chronic lung disease, Evidence-based outcomes from pulmonary rehabilitation in the COPD patient, Location, duration and timing of pulmonary rehabilitation, Exercise training in pulmonary rehabilitation, Strategies to enhance the benefits of exercise training in the respiratory patient, Collaborative self management and behavior change, Approaches to outcome assessment in pulmonary rehabilitation, and more!

Healing Addiction With Yoga

Author: Annalisa Cunningham
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 184409958X
Size: 17,21 MB
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Especially oriented toward those in 12-step programs, this comprehensive wellness guide describes how yoga can stimulate recovery from addiction by bringing the mind and body closer together. The supportive and understanding text presents a 21-day yoga regimen using dynamic affirmations, relaxation techniques, nutrition and lifestyle suggestions, aerobic activities, and journal writing, all of which are geared to incorporate the 12-step philosophy into yoga practice. The featured poses are drawn from the popular hatha yoga tradition, while the complementary contemplations are applicable not only to addicts, but to anyone seeking physical and spiritual enrichment. Newly updated and revised, the guide includes beautiful, professional photographs throughout to demonstrate the wide variety of asanas.