Praise for The Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness
“A good-for-you read.”
About the Book
From one of the most trusted names in medicine—a comprehensive guide to preventing illness and promoting wellness
People everywhere are continuing to take more control of their health, increasing their focus on illness prevention and self-care. The American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness gives consumers authoritative, in-depth information on how to prevent disease and stay healthy throughout life. After laying out the foundations of good health, it presents the basic steps we can all take to significantly reduce our health risks and prevent the major killers—including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and some forms of cancer. It also explains how to reduce our risk for some of the most common health problems with the help of lifestyle changes and an understanding of what the body needs to maintain wellness.
Based on the latest clinical research and filled with information not contained in any other American Medical Association book, this indispensable guide also includes key disease-fighting measures, from stress reduction and smoking cessation techniques to the best way to get a good night’s sleep. Chapters that target specific risks for children, adolescents, men, and women make the book an essential resource for every age and stage of life. With an easy-to-navigate format and clear, helpful illustrations, the American Medical Association Guide to Prevention and Wellness gives consumers ready access to the information they need.
About the American Medical Association
For more than 150 years, the American Medical Association has been the leading group of medical experts in the United States and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world.