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The Haywire Heart

Author : Christopher J. Case
ISBN : 9781937716875
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Too much exercise can kill you. The Haywire Heart is the first book to examine heart conditions in athletes. Intended for anyone who competes in endurance sports like cycling, triathlon, running races of all distances, and cross-country skiing, The Haywire Heart presents the evidence that going too hard or too long can damage your heart forever. You’ll find what to watch out for, what to do about it, and how to protect your heart so you can enjoy the sports you love for years to come. The Haywire Heart shares the developing research into a group of conditions known as “athlete’s heart”, starting with a wide-ranging look at the warning signs, symptoms, and how to recognize your potential risk. Leading cardiac electrophysiologist and masters athlete Dr. John Mandrola explores the prevention and treatment of heart conditions in athletes like arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation and flutter, tachycardia, hypertrophy, and coronary artery disease. He reviews new research about exercise intensity and duration, recovery, inflammation and calcification, and the ways athletes inflict lasting harm. These heart problems are appearing with alarming frequency among masters athletes who are pushing their bodies harder than ever in the hope that exercise will keep them healthy and strong into their senior years. The book is complete with gripping case studies of elite and age-group athletes from journalist Chris Case—like the scary condition that nearly killed cyclist and coauthor Lennard Zinn—and includes a frank discussion of exercise addiction and the mental habits that prevent athletes from seeking medical help when they need it. Dr. Mandrola explains why many doctors misdiagnose heart conditions in athletes and offers an invaluable guide on how to talk with your doctor about your condition and its proven treatments. He covers known heart irritants, training and rest modifications, effective medicines, and safe supplements that can reduce the likelihood of heart damage from exercise. Heart conditions affect hardcore athletes as well as those who take up sports seeking better health and weight loss. The Haywire Heart is a groundbreaking and critically important guide to heart care for athletes. By protecting your heart now and watching for the warning signs, you can avoid crippling heart conditions and continue to exercise and compete for years to come.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Haywire Heart And Other Musings On Love

Author : Rachel Anna Neff
ISBN : 163534381X
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Navigating relationships in a world full of violence against women is hard, but the dam of silence is breaking and their voices demand to be heard. These are love poems for the 21st century.

Dash Diet For Dummies

Author : Sarah Samaan
ISBN : 9781118880821
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 46.19 MB
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Lower your blood pressure in just two weeks with the #1 rateddiet When high blood pressure becomes chronic, it's calledhypertension—a condition that affects 970 million peopleworldwide, and is classified by the World Health Organization as aleading cause of premature death. While medications can help,nothing beats dietary and lifestyle modifications in the fightagainst high blood pressure, and the DASH diet is a powerful toolin your arsenal. Focusing on lowering sodium intake and increasingfiber, vitamins, and minerals can help lower your blood pressure inas little as two weeks. It's no wonder that the DASH Diet is rankedas the number 1 diet for three years in a row and is endorsed bythe American Heart Association, The National Heart, Blood, and LungInstitute, and The Mayo Clinic. DASH Diet for Dummies is your ultimate guide to takingcontrol of your body once and for all. Originally conceived toalleviate hypertension, the DASH Diet has been proven effectiveagainst a number of conditions including Type 2 diabetes, metabolicsyndrome, PCOS, weight loss, and more. DASH Diet for Dummiescontains all the information you need to put the diet intopractice, including: Over 40 DASH-approved recipes, including meals, snacks, anddesserts 100+ DASH-approved foods, including meats, seafood, sweets, andmore Tips for navigating the grocery store and choosing healthierfare A 14-day Menu Planner to help you get started today The DASH Diet is built upon the principles of healthy eating andgetting the most nutritional bang for your buck. Doctors evenrecommend DASH to their healthy patients as an easy, stress-freeway to adopt the food habits that will serve them for life. DASHDiet for Dummies is your roadmap on the journey to good health,so get ready to start feeling better every day.
Category: Health & Fitness

Strong Medicine

Author : Olivia Gates
ISBN : 9781426851193
Genre : Fiction
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Strong Medicine by Olivia Gates released on Dec 1, 2009 is available now for purchase.
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Fogoros Electrophysiologic Testing

Author : Richard N. Fogoros, MD
ISBN : 9781119235804
Genre : Medical
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Preceded by Electrophysiologic testing / Richard N. Fogoros. 5th ed. 2012.
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By Blood We Live The Last Werewolf 3

Author : Glen Duncan
ISBN : 9780857868930
Genre : Fiction
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TWENTY THOUSAND YEARS, YOU THINK YOU'VE SEEN IT ALL. . .' Remshi is the oldest vampire in existence. He is searching for the werewolf named Talulla, whom he believes is the reincarnation of his long lost - and only - love. But he is not the only one seeking Talulla. Hunted by the Militi Christi, a religious order hell-bent on wiping out werewolves and vampires alike, Remshi and Talulla must join forces to protect their families, fulfil an ancient prophecy and save both their lives.
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The Real Mccoy

Author : Peter Chadlington
ISBN : UCSC:32106018122561
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Are you the bee's knees, or the apple of your father's eye? Do you paint the town red, as a rule of thumb? If you were between a rock and a hard place, would you close your eyes and think of England?And have you ever wondered where these phrases - common enough, but on inspection often very strange - come from?The Real McCoy is a comprehensive dictionary of the many idioms we use in English, and, with 800 entries, is the first authoritative reference book on the subject.Quotations illustrating the origin of these idioms range from Aristophanes to Tom Wolfe, from the Lindisfarne Gospels to Mario Puzo, Davy Crockett to Raymond Chandler.Peter Chadlington's book is not only authoritative but accessible. Illustrated throughout with original drawings by Oliver Pugh, the book provides the browsing reader with something to interest, amuse and delight on every page.And if you would like to know why this is called a 'blurb', look out for Miss Blinda Blurb ...
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