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100% Health: The Drug Free Guide to Feeling Better, Living Longer and Staying Free from Disease
Holford, Patrick
Piatkus London 1998 1st Edition
 Hard Cover viii+216pp. Orange boards. Gilt lettering spine. Excellent condition. D/W not price clipped. ISBN 0749918136.  Fine/Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009782  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Chinese System of Using Foods to Stay Young
Lu, Henry C.
Sterling Publishing New York 1990 
 Soft Cover 192pp. Illustrated card covers. ISBN 0806994606.  As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009784  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Therapeutic Massage: a practical introduction
Brown, Denise Whichello
ISBN: 1876670045
Universal International Gordon (Sydney) 1999 First Thus
 Hard Cover 112pp, index, photos throughout.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318956  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Diet for a Small Planet
Lappe, Frances Moore
ISBN: 0345223780
Ballantine New York 1974 Reprint
 Mass Market Paperback 304pp, i ndex, ills. Paper age-tanned else vg.  Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 318988  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing
Lyman, Rufus A. - editor in chief
J. B. Lippincott Philadelphia 1949 Second Impression
 Hard Cover x,321pp, inc. index.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319024  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Family Health : An Illustrated Guide
Likar, Miha
ISBN: 0490004571
Aldus Books London 1980 First Edition
 Hard Cover 336pp,index, ills. throughout.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319045  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Supple Body: The New Way to Fitness, Strength and Flexibility
Black, Sara
Duncan Baird Publishers (DBP) London 1995 
 Soft Cover 144pp. Pictorial card covers. B&W photographs throughout (by Antonia Deutsch). Very firm, clean and unmarked. ISBN 1900131226. Postage at cost - contact EldoradoBooks.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009996  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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How to Get Fat and how not to!!! without the cow poo
McEvoy, Kerry & Rowena
National College of Fitness Broadbeach 1999 
 Soft Cover Lots of good advice in a little book  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319516  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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THE EAT RIGHT DIET
d’Adamo, Dr Peter with Catherine Whiitney
ISBN: 0712677844
Century London 1998 Reprint
 Paperback 375pp. pb. Eating for your blood type Also pub. as 'Eat Right 4 your type'  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30088  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Bottoms Up! From Cellulite to Sexy - in 24 Workout Hours
Vedral, Joyce
ISBN: 0446394211
New York: WARNER, 1993   Reprint
 Trade Paperback Thighs, hips, butt, stomach. total body workout.290pp, near fine softcover.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319744  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Natural Fertility: The Complete Guide to Avoiding or Achieving Conception
Naish, Francesca
Sally Milner Publishing Bowral 2002 2nd Edition
 Soft Cover xiv+362pp. Illustrated card covers. Excellent unmarked condition. ISBN 1863512683.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010247  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Womanly Art of Breast Feeding
La Leche League International
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1988 4th Edition
 Soft Cover xiv+376pp. Pictorial card covers. Excellent unmarked condition. B&W photographs ISBN 0207153973.  Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010249  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Well-Being for Women
Lawrence, Helen
Lothian Publishing Port Melbourne 1990 1st Edition
 Soft Cover xii+212pp. Card covers. Excellent unmarked condition. ISBN 0850913675.  Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010252  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Complete Book of Natural Medicinal Cures: how to choose the most potent healing agents for over 300 coniditions and diseases
Editors of Prevention Magazine
ISBN: 0875961908
Rodale Emmaus 1994 Reprint
 Hard Cover Healing foods, heral remedies, vitamins, medications.654pp, index.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319907  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Ginkgo A practical guide
Halpern, John
ISBN: 073430384X
Penguin Australia 2000 First Thus
 Trade Paperback 172pp. includes research, dosage info etc.  Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 319992  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Hydroponic Gardening
Bridwell, Raymond
ISBN: 0912800577
Woodbridge Santa Barbara 1984 Later printing
 Soft Cover How to grow vital, healthful food at home - without soil. in balanced nutrient solutions.224pp, ills.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320030  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Vegetarian Handbook
Null, Gary
ISBN: 0312011075
St Martins Press New York 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover 266pp, index. Eating right for total health  Fine/Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320038  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Herpes The Latest Word
Macgregor, John
Currey O'Neil Melbourne 1983 First Edition
 Paperback xii,196pp.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320048  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Ear Acupressure : The Ancient Chinese Art of Healing and Treating Pain with Finger Pressure
Chan, Pedro
ISBN: 0722507275
Thorsons Wellingborough 1981 First UK Edition
 Soft Cover 112pp, ills.  Very Good
Price: 9.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 320126  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Prevent a Second Heart Attack.... 8 foods, 8 weeks to reverse heart disease
Bond Brill, Janet
ISBN: 9780307465252
Three Rivers Press New York 2011 First Edition
 Soft Cover xvi,368pp, promotes the Mediterranean diet as a healthy and delicious way to eat  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320196  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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First Aid (Civil Defence Manual No. 3)
no author
New South Wales Civil Defence Organisation Sydney 1959 
 Soft Cover 188pp. Blue card covers. Previous owner's name front cover. Firm and clean. Illustrations throughout. Australian publication of the British Home Office "First Aid - Civil Defence Handbook No. 6". Postage at cost - contact EldoradoBooks.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010411  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Starbound
Wilburn, Michele
ISBN: 1857970837
Orion London 1993 First Edition
 Soft Cover Card Cover. Near Fine. First Edition. 4to. Bounce your way to balanced health & beauty. Streamline & strengthen your body. Revive your energy - simple safe and fun. 190 pp.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30860  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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PilateSystem (Pilates System)
Blount, Trevor
Hamlyn London 2000 1st Edition
 Hard Cover Illustrated grey boards. Excellent unmarked condition. Colour photographs throughout. D/W not price clipped. ISBN 0600599132.  Near Fine/Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010455  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Body Business
Aston, Donna
Penguin Books (Viking) Ringwood 2001 
 Soft Cover xvi+208pp. Illustrated card covers. Excellent unmarked condition. ISBN 0670886157. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010456  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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The Office Athlete
Gore, Amanda
Lifestyle Press Sydney 1993 1st Edition
 Soft Cover Illustrated card covers. Book very firm, clean and unmarked. ISBN 0646131365.  Very Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010457  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Common Plants as Natural Remedies
Wickham, Cynthia
ISBN: 0584104758
Frederick Muller London 1982 Reprint
 Hard Cover 144pp, index, illus. with delicate paintings.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320463  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Complete Family Guide to Homeopathy. An illustrated encyclopedia of safe and effective remedies
Hammond, Dr Christopher
ISBN: 185230748X
Element Shaftesbury 1995 Fifth edition
 Hard Cover 256pp, index, lavishly illustrated.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 997  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Co-Dependence: misunderstood - mistreated
Schaef, Anne Wilson
ISBN: 0062507699
HarperCollins New York 1992 Reprint
 Soft Cover Later printing, inc. new intro by the author. 107pp.  Very Good
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 318725  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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the Nature Doctor: a kaleidoscopic collection of helpful hints from the Swiss folklore of healing
Vogel, Dr H.C.A.
Verlag A. Vogel Switzerland 1977 Reprint
 Hard Cover 392pp, inc. index. Cream cloth cover is a bit age browned else very good.  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320756  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Potter’s New Cyclopaedia of Botanical Drugs and Preparations
Wren, R. C.- R.W. Wren
ISBN: 0850320097
Health Science Press Wellingborough 1973 Reprint
 Hard Cover xiv,400pp.   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320760  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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the Nature Doctor : a manual of traditional and complementary medicine
Vogel, Dr H.C.A.
ISBN: 1863951288
Bookman Melbourne 1989 Revised Edition
 Trade Paperback A Manual of traditional and complementary medicine.677pp. Completely new and revised edition.  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320792  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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HEINERMAN’S NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FRUITS & VEGETABLES (Revised and Expanded)
Heinerman, John
ISBN: 0132092301
Parker Publishing Company West Nyack, New York 1995 First Edition
 Softcover xl, + 504pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean. square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with just a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped at foot. "From a medical anthropologist's files - remarkable health promoting uses for hundreds of common fruits and vegetables. You'll discover healing foods - all of which can be found at your local supermarket or health food store - that have been proven effective in relieving scores of ailments. They're simple, safe, inexpensive, and easy to use to treat or prevent problems." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 760g.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010082  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ESSENTIALS OF CHIROPODY FOR STUDENTS
Kuipers, Katharina D. & Dalton, Michael J.T.
Faber & Faber London 1968 6th Edition
 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 220pp. Book clean, slightly bumped corners. Spine firm. Gilt titles. Slight random foxing to block edges, otherwise leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected d/jacket crudely price-clipped, edgeworn with short closed tears, fingermarks and a small rectangle shaped piece cut from rear flap. A reference book for students of Chiropody, contents, sub-chaptered, include: Pathology, Regional Surgery, Diseases of the skin, Ditto Nails, Medicine, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 290gms. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good./Fair +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001416  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COUNSELLING IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
Hunter, Myra
ISBN: 1854331191
British Psychological Society Leicester, U.k. 1994 1st. P/B
 Softcover ix, + 147pp., book clean, nominally cocked. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper trivially bumped on foredge corners, otherwise very good. "This book aims to increase the awareness of Health Workers, by describing a broad range of women's experiences and reactions to their particular problems and health concerns . . . It describes the principles and skills of counselling . . . " A volume in the 'Communication & Counselling in Health Care' series, contents include: Prelims., 7 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 002063  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NUTRITIONAL THERAPY
Lazarides, Linda
ISBN: 0722532857
Thorsons London 1996 1st Impression
 Softcover xiii, + 141pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, albeit tanned. Art-illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A stand-alone volume in the Thorson's 'Principles' series, this introductory guide explains how deficiencies occur, nutritional therapy works, and which key illnesses this therapy can fight . . . Contents include: Intro., 12 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 150g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002561  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GINSENG: The Myth and the Truth
Hou, Joseph P.
ISBN: 0879803673
Melvin Powers Wiltshire Book Company North Hollywood, California  
 Softcover No publication date [c. 1979]. 245pp. Intext, b/w halftone plate illustrations, line-drawings, tables, graphs and formulae throughout. Book square, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and abraded. " 'The Myth and Truth about Ginseng' relates the fabulous history of ginseng. It also encompasses the latest scientific observations of some of the chemical, pharmacological, and clinical aspects of ginseng..." Contents, in chaptered 'parts', include: Prelims. Part 1. The mysterious elixir of life: Ginseng. 2. The dollar value and growing the ginseng plant. 3. The truth about the manroot. Refs., Glossary of scientific terminology. Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Good
Price: 11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003107  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF ENERGY MEDICINES: Choosing Your Path to Health
Dziemidko, Helen E.
ISBN: 089281845X
Healing Arts Press Rochester, Vermont, U.S.A. 1999 1st Impression
 Paperback 191pp., colour frontispiece and intext colour and b/w halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper bumped and creased on lower foredge corner, otherwise very good. Trained as a physician and a qualified homeopath, together with associated skills, the author guides the reader through over 50 complimentary therapies, and the 20 most common chronic ailments, using 'Body Energy Medicine' techniques...In 'parts', contents include: Prelims., Intro., Discovering energy, Complimentary therapies, Flow charts for common ailments, Biblio., Glossary, Index. More. Book weight approx. 480g.  Very Good +
Price: 11.22 (AUD)
Book Number: 003364  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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T’AI CHI Spirit and Essence: A New Vision of a Healing Process
Milne, Beverley
ISBN: 0646195808
The Healing School of T'ai-Chi Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1994 Second [Revised and Enlarged]
 Softcover viii, + 150pp., plus unpaginated [8 page] colour-illustrated section. Colour-art frontis illustration ['The Phoenix Stands On One Leg', Helena Gibson]. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Colour-art illustrated [Helena Gibson] card wrapper nominally edgeworn, with mild bump and crease to lower front edge near spine. Corresponding light bump to leaves. The author, a long-established U.K. T'ai-chi exponent, resident in Melbourne at time of writing, presents an informative and inspirational work which offers practical guidance, spiritual insights and the recovery of lost Chinese knowledge...Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters over three 'parts', including: The Birth of T'ai-chi Ch'uan, The Nature of Forms, Body Alignment and Breathing, Further Spiritual Values, Symbolism, Structure and Practice, Teachers and Teaching, Colour and Clairvoyant Research, more. Appendixes A-F, including: The Values of T'ai-chi Ch'uan, The Five Animals Movements, Taoist Meditative Breathing, more. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 004141  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PHYSIOLOGY BY NUMBERS: An Encouragement to Quantitative Thinking
Burton, Richard F.
ISBN: 0521421381
Cambridge University Press Cambridge, U.K. 1996 Reprint
 Softcover xv, + 185pp., intext line-drawn illustrations, graphs and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally bumped and splayed. "Students of human physiology are faced with many quantitative values such as ion concentration, lung and fluid volumes, and blood pressures...in this book, intended as supplementary reading for students [and graduates] of physiology, using simple calculations, the reader is given opportunities to develop a feel for such values, give them meaning and derive fresh insights from them..." Contents include: Prelims., Energy and metabolism, The cardiovascular system, Respiration, Renal function, Body fluids, Acid-base balance, Nerve and muscle, Appendix A-A useful logarithm, Refs., Appendix B-Notes and answers, Index. Book weight approx. 390g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004355  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THERAPEUTICS FOR CHIROPODISTS
Read, Peter J.
Balliere, Tindall and Cox London 1957 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket Original blue cloth hardcover. vii, + 262pp., intext, line-drawn diagrams. Book clean, nominally cocked. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Old tape stains on endpapers, original seller's stamp and a former owner's name on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Blue buckram boards nominally bumped, small indentations on rear boards, plus some colour stripping from front board. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several closed tears, plus an original seller's sticker affixed to front flap. From jacket flap: "This is a new and comprehensive textbook for students and a practical guide for qualified chiropodists..." Contents sinclude: Prelims., 17 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 005030  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TAKING CONTROL OF TMJ: Your Total Wellness Program for Recovering from Temporomandibular Joint Pain, Whiplash, Fibromyalgia and Related Disorders
Uppgaard, Robert O.
ISBN: 1572241268
New Harbinger Publications Oakland, California, U.S.A. 1999 2nd Impression
 Softcover x, + 184pp., b/white line-drawn, explanatory and instructional, illustrations intext. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Card covers are slightly splayed, with a small crease to rear, and minimal edgewear. This comprehensive guide, the first of its kind, will help unravel the mysteries of the painful condition known as TMJ Disorder, as well as exploring the connection between TMJ Disorder, fibromyalgia and whiplash. The author's 'Total Wellness Program' will help with symptom relief, prevention of recurrance, and the avoidance of unnecessary surgery. Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 400g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005281  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PSYCHIC EMPOWERMENT FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS
Slate, Joe H. Ph.D.
ISBN: 1567186343
Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 1996 First Edition, Second Printing
 Softcover xiv, + 237pp., b/white halftone illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, one previously corner-creased. Illustrated card wrapper has minor edgewear, several indentations. . . . blends traditional health and fitness concepts with an innovative, psychic approach to well-being, including astral projection, self-hypnosis, psychokinesis, angelic interactions, and other powerful techniques to boost spiritual and mental fitness. Contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters, Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 480g.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005467  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HOMEOPATHY AND THE MENOPAUSE
MacEoin, Beth
ISBN: 072253177x
Thorsons London 1996 First (p/b)
 Softcover xv, + 236pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, light reading crease. Leaves clean, minor browning. Art-illustrated card wrapper has minimal edgewear, several blind indentations. Written by a qualified homeopath, this book explains how homeopathic medicine works and how it can help with problems specific to the menopause, including fatigue, sleep disturbance, hot flushes, night sweats, aching joints, fluid retention, weight gain and depression. The author also discusses the pros and cons of taking conventional medical remedies, and ways of guarding against osteoporosis . . . Book weight approx. 200g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005777  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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HOUSING DECISIONS FOR THE ELDERLY: To Move or Not to Move
Pastalan, Leon A. (Editor)
ISBN: 1560247134
The Haworth Press, Inc. Binghamton, New York, U.S.A. 1995 First Edition
 Hardcover 163pp. Book clean, slightly canted. Spine firm. Acid-free leaves clean and crisp, small sticker ghost to rear pastedown. Boards have small area of mild edgewear at foot. Written from an American perspective, but of interest to all researchers, sociologists, policymakers, practitioners and developers, this book thoroughly explores the decisions many elderly have to face in regards to housing, and provides a comprehensive overview of the complex problems which accompany these decisions. Contents include: Overview, 9 chapters. Book weight approx. 490g.   Very Good
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005958  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ARTHRITIS OF THE HIP & KNEE: An Active Persons Guide to Taking Charge
Allen, Ronald J, Brander, Victoria Anne and Stulberg, David
ISBN: 1561451495
Peachtree Pub Ltd Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. 1998 5th Impression
 Softcover xiii, + 240pp., b/white photographic illustrations and line-drawn diagrams (exercises, movements, before and after x-rays, implants), throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to first (half-title) page. Montage-illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "A comprehensive, easy to understand handbook that empowers the patient to take control and become actively involved in decision-making, treatment and rehabilitation ." Book weight approx. 440g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006009  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE SCLERODERMA BOOK: A Guide For Patients And Families
Mayes, Maureen D.
ISBN: 0195115074
Oxford University Press New York 1999 3rd Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket ix, + 182pp. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm. Blue boards undamaged. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, sunned on spine, light creasing to top edge. Maureen Mayes, a nationally recognised authority on the auto-immune disease of scleroderma (at time of printing) provides a helpful, practical and comprehensive guide written primarily for patients and their families. Contents include: Preface, Part I: Introduction to Terms and Types of Scleroderma. Part II: Epidiology-Who gets Scleroderma, and Why?. Part III: How Scleroderma affects the Body. Part IV: Coping with Scleroderma. Appendices x 2, Glossary & Index. Book weight approx. 400g.   Very Good +/Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006022  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PRACTICAL REIKI: A Step by Step Guide
Hall, Mari
ISBN: 0722534655
Thorsons London 2001 Reprint
 Softcover ix, + 145pp., instructional b/white halftone plates, plus several line-drawn diagrams, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, crisp and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper as new. The author, Mari Hall, a dedicated Reiki Master Teacher, presents a complete, comprehensive and straightforward guide to this ancient art of transferring healing energy, showing readers how they can benefit and learn to use Reiki on themself, others, and even their animals . . . Book weight approx. 320g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  As New
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006033  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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EARLY STAGE DEMENTIA : Reassurance for Sufferers and Carers
West, Lorraine
ISBN: 073361373X
Hodder Sydney, NSW, Australia 2001 First Edition
 Softcover xii, + 267pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "Understanding and dealing with memory loss, emotional and personality changes, and loss of judgement . . . This book addresses the need for information for people involved with the early stages of dementia, starting with the first thoughts that something may be wrong, through to diagnosis and dealing with the changes of lifestyle." Contents include: Prelims., 16 chapters over 4 'parts', Appendices x 4: I/ Statistics about dementia. II/ Diagnostic criteria for dementia of the Alzheimer's type. III/ Folstein Mini Mental State Examination. IV/ Geriatric Depression Scale. Index, etc. Book weight approx. 440g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006073  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CARING FOR THE AGED (Australian Women’s Weekly) : What You Need to Know. What You Can Get. Who Can Help
Hammond, Gordon and Jilek, Rodney
ISBN: 1876624787
ACP Publishing Pty, Limited Sydney, NSW, Australia 2003 
 Softcover 224pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Slight browning to edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nomonally edgeworn and scuffed. A useful, comprehensive and easy-to-read guide to aging, and aged care services, in Australia. Contents include 26 chapters over three 'parts', plus Appendices and Index, and cover such topics as Why do we age?, The Narrowing Generation Gap, The Bogey Man-Alzheimers, The Changing Relationship, Wills, Brave Old World, Community and Flexible Care, Retirement Villages and Assisted Living, Hostel Care, Nursing Home Care, Respite Care, Services for Veterans, Guardianship and Power of Attorney, What are my rights?, Making a complaint, and more. Book weight approx. 330g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006082  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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YOGA, MEDITATION AND THE GURU : Critical Reflections on the Australian Scenario
Bilimoria, Purusottama
ISBN: 0958771820
Indra Publishing Briar Hill, VIC, Australia 1989 First Thus
 Softcover 79pp., 4 pages b/white halftone illustrations, plus b/white line-drawn chapter heading illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has nominal edgewear only. Contents include six chapters: Prelims., The Beginnings of Yoga, 'Yogies' and 'Bogies'-Yoga in the West, Yogic Powers (Siddhis)-'Levitation vis a vis Psychological Integration, Yoga as a 'Transcendental' System-The Place of Meditation and the Yogas, The Ethics of Yoga, The Guru and the Disciple (Guru-Shishya), plus Appendices A, B & C: The Eight Limbs of Yoga, Glossary, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006093  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE INTEGRATED HEALTH BIBLE : The Revolutionary Healing Programme for Optimum Wellbeing and Vitality
Ali, Mosaraf, with Bridgewater, Ken
ISBN: 0091856264
Vermillion London 2001 First Edition
 Softcover xiii, + 257pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn. Dr Mosaraf Ali, an internationally known pioneer of Integrated Medicine, shows how health and vitality can be achieved through his unique 'Lifestyle Program'-a combination of diet, yoga, exercise, relaxation and meditation. He also explains how to diagnose and treat a large array of ailments, among them migraine, fatigue, irritable bowel, infertility and insomnia, using traditional and conventional medicines. . . Contents include: Prelims., 23 chapters over three 'parts', Index 1: Diseases and conditions. Index 2: General. Book weight approx. 720g.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006101  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SHAOLIN NEI JIN QI GONG: Ancient Healing in the Modern World
Fenton, Peter
ISBN: 0877288763
Samuel Weiser, Inc. York Beach, ME, U.S.A. 2002 Reprint
 Softcover xv, + 183pp., b/white halftone and line-drawn instructional illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. "This special Qi Gong ( Nei=internal, Jin=force, Qi=vital energy, Gong=achievements of practice) was developed by Shaolin priests for the cultivation of internal vital energy. It is an ancient and venerable Chinese discipline well-known among martial artists and those who specialise in traditional Chinese medicine." Numerous contents over 5 chapters, Biblio., Index, and About the Author. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006143  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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PROBLEM PERIODS: Natural & Medical Solutions
Cooke, Kaz and Trickey, Ruth
ISBN: 186508798X
Allen & Unwin Australia 2002 First Thus
 Softcover ix, + 278pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, the slightest of browning to textblock head. Illustrated (Kaz Cooke) card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel. Extracted and updated from the previously published 'Women's Trouble', by Kaz Cooke and herbalist Ruth Trickey. "As well as examining what can be done about the common complaints of PMS and painful periods, the authors explain some of the more difficult and less-talked about conditions including fibroids, dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) . . . " Discusses both medical treatments and natural therapies. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 360g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006156  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BODY LEARNING : An Introduction to the Alexander Technique
Gelb, Michael
ISBN: 0948149736
Aurum Press London 1988 Second (Updated) Edition, Repr
 Softcover xiii, + 146pp., b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a very small, soft corner crease, negligible indentations. "The Alexander Technique is a method of not only putting us in touch with our bodies but of deepening our perceptions and wellbeing in general. Its effects on all aspects of living are profound . . . This updated edition has completely new illustrations, including photographs of Alexander lessons specially taken for the book." Contents include: Acks., Foreword to the new edition, Foreword to the first edition, Preface, Introduction, Parts 1-3, Notes, Bibliography, Picture Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 254g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009930  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE LUPUS BOOK: A Guide For Patients And Their Families (Revised and Expanded Edition)
Wallace, Daniel J.
ISBN: 0195132815
Oxford University Press New York 2000 Revised, 2nd Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket xii, + 271pp., intext, sketch-drawn illustrations, plus tables, throughout. Blue quarter cloth spine square. Plain boards undamaged. Leaves clean and unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Completely revised, and expanded, this book by Dr Daniel J. Wallace, eminent clinican and a leading world authority on Lupus, is for anyone who may have an interest in, or be affected by, Lupus. Discussing new, and up-to-date (2000) discoveries and treatments, contents include: Prelims., 32 chapters, under 5 'parts', viz: Intro., and Definitions, Inflammation & Immunity, What Causes Lupus, Where and How can the Body be Affected by Lupus, Management of Lupus Erythematosus, Glossary, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 600g.   Very Good/Very Good +
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006178  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE SENSITIVE GUT
Harvard Medical School (Michael Lasalandra)
ISBN: 0743215044
Fireside New York 2001 First Thus
 Softcover 224pp., several b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Card wrapper nominally edgeworn. A reassuring and practical guide to managing intestinal distress in the form of reflux disease, dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies, constipation, and other conditions, including suggested eating plans and evaluation of alternative approaches such as relaxation response training, hypnosis and biofeedback. Contents include: Intro., 13 chapters, Appendix: Drugs Used To Treat Functional Gastrintestinal Disorders, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006203  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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SIGN LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL: A Handbook for Healing
Schusterman, Dale H. (Dr.)
ISBN: 1932133054
Writers Collective Rhode Island, U.S.A. 2003 First Edition
 Hardcover ix, + 264pp., b/white demonstrative art-illustrations (Christine Felter) and diagrams throughout, plus 5 page, colour symbol section. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Scribbled-over previous owner's details to top corner of front paste-down, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. "Your hands are powerful tools that can align your body to the deepest levels of your being, so that new sources of health are literally at your fingertips. The author has drawn on over two decades of direct healing experience and diverse wisdom traditions . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 23 chapters over 5 'parts'; Physical Methods, Tools, Anatomy of the Tree of Life, Balance. Final Thoughts, Appendixes: Hand Signs, Summary of the Procedures, The Shema Hand Signs, Pronunciation Guide, Biblio., and Res., Index. Book weight approx. 740g.  Very Good +
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006235  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MORE NATURAL "CURES" REVEALED: Previously Censored Brand Name Products That Cure Disease
Trudeau, Kevin
ISBN: 9780975599549
Alliance Publishing Group U.S.A. 2006 6th Impression
 Hardcover and Dustjacket ix, + 358pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn, small soft crease at head. Consumer advocate Kevin Trudeau goes head-to-head against governments worldwide, and the international medical and pharmaceutical cartels, and reveals secret information about Big Pharma, the food industry, and some of the most well-to-do and powerful families, people and organisations in the world. Contents include 16 chapters. Book weight approx. 680g.  Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006278  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE CIRCULATION OF BLOOD: A History
Rapson, Helen
ISBN: 0584110138
Frederick Muller London 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover and Dustjacket (vi) + 132pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped and edgeworn. The author tells the fascinating story of how science came to understand the circulation of blood . . . Contents include: Intro., 13 chapters, Tool, Glossary, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.  Near Fine/Very Good +
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 006286  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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CONQUER PAIN The Natural Way: How to Break the Pain Cycle and Regain Control of Your Life
Chaitow, Leon
ISBN: 1903296579
Duncan Baird Publishers London 2002 First Edition
 Softcover 160pp., colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, flapped card wrapper neglibly edgeworn only. In this unique, illustrated, practical guide to managing pain, registered osteopath and naturopath Leon Chaitow demonstrates proven techniques for overcoming the mental and emotional effects of pain, including a positive mental attitude, improved posture and flexibility, a targeted diet, meditation, visualization, affirmation, and positive thinking; gentle exercises and stretches for the relief of pain and methods for identifying and monitoring pain, including a pain diary. Book weight approx. 460g.  Very Good +
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 006354  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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