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The theory of the sick lobe states that breast carcinoma is a lobar disease developing most often within a single lobe, meaning that, at an early stage, breast carcinoma occupies a limited, anatomically well-defined portion of the breast. This theory unites observed patterns from the genetic, developmental and morphological perspectives, into an overall concept. Breast Cancer: A Lobar Disease, presents this hypothesis and its consequences. The body of evidence, pro and contra, generated in recent years will be presented in this volume.
Minimize Pain, Maximize Results, and Take Back Your LifeFibromyalgia is a debilitating condition, yet medical opinions are divided as to its cause and how it should be treated. Is it a neurological or a physical ailment? Should you treat the muscles or the mind? The correct answer is to treat both. Improving overall fitness while reducing anxiety and stress is the key to reducing your fibromyalgia symptoms and improving your daily functioning.Exercises for Fibromyalgia is tailored to improve your fitness and energy levels without strain or stiffness.
Forget the Fad Diets, Join the Food Freedom MovementCounting calories is out. All the food groups are in. Becoming trim and healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or painstaking anymore. After trying almost every fad diet out there, Serene Allison and Pearl Barrett, creators of the Trim Healthy Mama movement, took matters into their own hands. Through trial and error and much research, they created the TRIM HEALTHY MAMA PLAN, the breakthrough lifestyle program to help readers of all ages and stages get healthy, slim down and keep off the weight once and for all.
You’ve been hearing it since you were a little kid: "You are what you eat." But unlike most of the adages you’ve long since debunked, this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifelong good health—no matter how you slice it.This edition has been updated with the latest revisions of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, new recommended daily allowances for all the nutrients a healthy body needs, plus the real low-down on all the conflicting opinions about vitamins and minerals, protein, fats, and carbs.
This is a guide to a system of training designed specifically for women. It has profiles and training tips, and chapters on pregnancy and maintenance programmes.
Nutritious drinks that you–and your growing baby–will love!When you’re pregnant, eating right becomes more important than ever. While prenatal vitamins fill the gaps in your diet, nothing can replace the all-natural goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables. Filled with a variety of delicious food combinations, 201 Organic Smoothies and Juices for a Healthy Pregnancy shows you how to blend nutrient-rich drinks, right in your own home!From superfoods like avocado and spinach to revitalizing apples and oranges, these smoothies and juices will not only satisfy your tastebuds, but also provide you with the energy and nourishment you need for every week of your pregnancy.
Ready to save money and get fit? Jorge Cruise’s Body at Home is a two-in-one book for women and men that guarantees results in just two weeks with no fancy equipment, gym membership, or serious time commitment. Fitness expert Cruise has designed a series of exercises that rev up your metabolism–without running up your credit card bill–no matter what your age.In Part 1, women will discover his customized plan for slimming trouble zones. In only twenty minutes, three times a week–just an hour a week–you’ll:• Shed inches from your belly, thighs, hips, and butt• Get healthier and look sexier and younger• Learn to eat better without counting calories or sacrificing the foods you loveIn Part 2, Cruise offers a distinct plan for men that guarantees the desired results.
BalleCore is unique in that it combines three tried-and-true disciplines into one optimal workout. Pilates strengthens and stretches the major muscles, activates your core (the band of muscles below your chest), and energizes your body. Hatha yoga helps quiet the mind through breath, fortifies the nervous system, builds stamina, and produces mental equilibrium. Ballet increases blood flow, develops poise, promotes good posture, and improves balance.Fitness dynamo and faculty member of the Boston Ballet for the past seven years, Molly Weeks is the woman behind BalleCore.
A groundbreaking strength and conditioning plan for women, from the authors of The New Rules of Lifting for Women. Forget the elliptical machine and the candy-colored Barbie weights. Female athletes are hungry for real fitness. They want to be Strong. By now, it’s common knowledge that women can and should train the way men do. Today’s women want to be strong, with lean and athletic physiques. Fitness author Lou Schuler and renowned strength coach Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength and conditioning plan to help women burn fat and build muscle by getting them off the machines and revolutionizing how they work out.
Menopause Reset! is the revolutionary, scientifically-proven program that helps women control the physiological effects of perimenopause and menopause with mind, diet, and exercise solutions that keep blood sugar levels stable and bodies in the fat-burning zone all day long. In the past, controversial hormonal replacement therapy was the only method by which women could positively affect menopausal symptoms. But Menopause Reset! changes all of that. The program specifically regulates blood glucose with food, exercise, and highly effective stress reduction techniques, allowing women to stop and reverse menopausal weight and fat gain.
From the moment a woman learns she’s pregnant till after she gives birth, yoga can help, calming emotions, enhancing health, and aiding in post-natal recovery. Two top experts in pregnancy yoga have created an accessible guide—plus a DVD of key practices—that gently takes moms-to-be through every stage. They explain breathwork and provide guided meditations and visualizations; illustrated step-by-step routines; and a directory of postures that target common pregnancy-related conditions. Dr. Gowri Motha, internationally celebrated creator of the Gentle Birth Method, has written the foreword.
Kinky, curly, or wavy hair isn’t “problem” hair—it’s just hair with a different set of rules!For too long, hairstylists and hair-care companies have ignored the needs of women with kinky, curly, or wavy hair, focusing on it as “problem” hair rather than celebrating its unique texture. But now hair-care and style expert A. Dickey, considered by top magazine beauty editors to be the foremost authority on caring for, cutting, and styling curly hair, has written Hair Rules! to end the frustration faced by women with curly hair every day.H
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to pap smear. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.
For women who enjoy hiking, camping, backpacking, and other outdoor recreation or those inspired by Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, this is the definitive guide to being a woman in the great outdoors. This friendly handbook covers the matters of most concern to women, from "feminine functions" in the wilderness to how to deal with condescending men, as well as the basics of wilderness survival tailored to women’s unique needs. It includes gear lists in addition to advice for camp setup, fire building, food and water, safety, weather, and navigation.
Bestselling author of The Secrets of Longevity, Chinese medicine expert Dr. Mao completely reenvisions the mind-body changes of perimenopause and menopause for women age thirty-five and up, using completely natural treatments.The Chinese refer to a woman’s midlife transition as her Second Spring. Thanks to the simple, natural techniques of traditional Chinese medicine, the second half of a woman’s life is a flowering of feminine potential rather than a physical and mental decline. Now, Dr. Mao’s revolutionary Second Spring™ program gives you time-tested, completely natural treatments to enhance energy, sexuality, and health—and initiate your own new season of vitality starting at age thirty-five, through premenopause, menopause, and beyond.D
In The Garden of Fertility, certified fertility educator Katie Singer explains how easy it is to chart your fertility signals to determine when you are fertile and when you are not. Her Fertility Awareness method can be used to safely and effectively prevent or help achieve pregnancy, as well as monitor gynecological health. Singer offers practical information, illuminated with insightful personal stories, for every woman who wants to learn to live in concert with her body and to take care of her reproductive health naturally.T
The Real Deets on How to Live a Skinny, Happy, Sexy LifeNot sure how to keep it all together? Well, babes, you’re in luck. With my lifestyle tips and tricks you’ll be able to keep your bod, your love life, your personal style and everything else hot & sexy. Whether you’re trying to tone those bat wings, wanting to develop healthier eating habits, wondering about juice cleanses or curious about how to attain that Victoria’s Secret curl-I got ya covered. It’s all about learning to balance your life.I
From the A-list bodyworker, trainer, and alignment expert dubbed “the body whisperer” by Goop comes Taller, Slimmer, Younger—a powerfully simple daily foam roller routine to help you sculpt longer, leaner muscles, stand an inch taller, look ten pounds slimmer, and renew your body and mind. Are you ready to roll? ALIGN YOUR BODY, ALIGN YOUR LIFE There’s a new buzzword in the fitness world: fascia. It’s the connective tissue that wraps around your muscles and organs and helps keep everything in place.
"Urinary incontinence is an underdiagnosed and underreported condition with major economic and psychosocial effects on society. Women are more likely to experience it due to issues with the pelvic floor brought on by pregnancy and menopause. The Bathroom Key is a treatment plan for women to cure their own incontinence issues. It also allows women to identify with other women through the anecdotal stories that echo their feelings of isolation and embarrassment. Written in easy-to-understand language, the book is a genuine teaching tool, guiding the reader to a better understanding of her body and effective remedies.W
When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women’s health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today. Inside you will discover • new material on sexuality—and how to have a more fulfilling sex life• why good sex (with or without a partner) is important for your health• the spiritual and scientific principles behind healing, and how you can utilize these principles for your own health and the health of others• the truth about HPV and herpes: what every woman needs to know to protect herself and her partner• vital information about how to dissolve PMS and ease menstrual cramps• nonsurgical treatments for pelvic adhesions, infertility, and pelvic pain• extraordinary facts on Vitamin D—and why it is crucial for breast, cardiovascular, and immune system health• the importance of the preconception diet and how to greatly decrease the risk of birth defects• how to birth naturally, despite the current induction and C-section epidemic• all you need to know about thyroid function, including proper blood tests• life-saving facts about cellular inflammation—the root cause of all chronic degenerative diseases—and how to prevent this condition• the essentials on the “fountain of youth molecule”—and how to enhance your levels of it for vibrant health Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom is a behind-the-scenes tour of the female body, showing you how to truly thrive and flourish.
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