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Title:
Infection protection : how to fight the germs that make you sick
Author:
Klatz, Ronald M.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperResource, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xxvii, 420 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780060184087
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Book

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A comprehensive guide to battling infectious disease shows readers how fight off and prevent the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that cause fatigue, depression, urinary tract infections, sinus problems, allergies, ulcers, baldness, skin problems, and many others.


Author Notes

Ronald M. Klatz, M.D., D.O., is a leading authority on maximum human performance, advanced biotechnologies, anti-aging medicine, and aging-related diseases. He is president and cofounder of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and is board certified in family practice and sports medicine, and by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Klatz holds academic, clinical, or research affiliations with Oklahoma State University, Tufts University, and the Central America Health Sciences University. He is the author of numerous books, including Grow Young with HGH; has served as the senior medical editor of Longevity magazine and as a contributing editor to the Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics; has been a respected consultant to the U.S. Congress and the General Accounting Office; and is a popular lecturer and television guest
Robert M. Goldman, M.D., D.O., Ph.D., a physician and surgeon, has been awarded more than a dozen medical patents and is the author of over a dozen books and more than 200 articles in scientific journals and popular magazines. He is the founder of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, chairman of the board and cofounder of A4M, founder of the High Technology Research Institute, and holder of over 20 world strength records
Catherine Cebula is director of Lexcore -- the Life Extension Core of Information


Table of Contents

Carol Osborne, D.V.M.
Prefacep. xv
Please Read--Important Noticep. xix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
Introduction: From Immunity to Infinityp. 1
1 It's a Bug's Lifep. 5
Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid--Germs Are Out to Get You!
Horror Headlines
Biological Terrorism
Fearful Forecasts
Heart Disease
Stroke
Cancer
Alzheimer's Disease
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
2 Sworn to Defend, Protect, and Servep. 45
The Endocrine System: Command and Control Central
The Immune System: The Defense Department
The Lymphatic System: Soldiers That Battle Invaders
The Nervous System: Sentries Watching Over the Immune Response
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
3 You Are What you Eatp. 65
The Digestive Process
Modern-Day Dining Trends
Food-Borne Disease
Food Safety for Home
Food Safety for Dining Out
Stomach Health in the Age of Rising Food-Borne Disease
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
4 Digestion, Immunity, and Parasitesp. 90
Flora
Bowel Function
Using Natural Products
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
5 Bladder, Kidneys, and Genitourinary Complaintsp. 109
Urinary Tract Infections
Yeast Overgrowth and Infection
Vaginal Infections
Bacterial Prostatitis
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
6 The Breath of Life: The Respiratory Systemp. 123
Sneezing
Coughing
Colds and Flu
Pneumonia
Sinusitis
Ear Infections
Asthma
Tuberculosis
Mononucleosis
Meningitis
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
7 More Than Skin Deepp. 158
Hands
Abrasions
Bites
Streptococcus and Staphylococcus
Ringworm
Stubborn Nail Fungus
Lice
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
8 ABCs of Hepatitisp. 181
Types of Hepatitis
Basics About Hepatitis A, B, and C
The Nation's Blood Supply
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
9 Oral Infectionsp. 196
Watch Your Mouth
Gum Disease
Tooth Decay
Bad Breath
Canker Sores
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
10 STD Fundamentalsp. 209
A Triad of Diseases with a Common Viral Basis
Risky Business
All About STDs
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
11 Pets Our Pets Don't Need: Zoonotic Diseasesp. 243
Overview
Zoonosis Focus
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
12 Immunizationp. 268
Recommended Immunizations
Disease Update
Anthrax
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
13 The Elixir of Life: Waterp. 274
Water Contaminants
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
14 Who Says Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness?p. 279
Antibiotics
Phages
Antimicrobials
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
15 Controlling the World Around Youp. 290
Home Sweet Home
Venturing into the Big, Bad World
Travel
The Hospital
Dioxin
Special Considerations for the Young
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
16 How Bugged Out Are You?p. 305
Parasite Checklist
Tongue Inspection
Lymph Nodes
pH
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
17 Boost'r (Best Optimizing Options-Strategies-Treatments Reference)p. 312
Nutrition
Hydration
Exercise
Stress Reduction
Sleep
Sun
Dietary Supplementation
Herbal Remedies
Ileocecal Bowel Massage
Detoxification
Colonic Irrigation
Intestinal Cleansing
Toxin Elimination Bath
Proper Breathing
Chest Percussion
Acupuncture
Colloidal Silver
Homeopathy
Hyperthermia
Lymphatic Pump
Therapeutic Massage
Oxygen Therapy
Essential OilsAnne Vermilye
Bug-Busting Blockbusters
18 Sage Advice on Bug Bustingp. 369
Lessons Learned: Implications for Personal Freedoms
Appendixesp. 371
Appendix A Infection Facts
Appendix B Resources/For More Information
Appendix C References
Appendix D About the Anti-Aging Superstore
Appendix E About Dr. Klatz and Dr. Goldman
Appendix F About the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
Appendix G Cease Violation Notice
Indexp. 403

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