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An Expert Makes Complex Medical Issues Understandable and Accessible
A must-have resource for pursuing wellness, coping with illness, and developing a plan to care for all the health needs of life
At no time in history has America been more health-conscious and more aware of the significant relationship between the health of the body and the wellness of the mind and soul. The media and the Internet provide an overwhelming amount of often-contradictory information from professionals and amateurs alike, causing confusion and frustration. Whose expertise and advice can be trusted?
Both personal belief and empirical research support Dr. Walt Larimores approach to caring for the whole personbody, mind, and spirit. He brings inspiring passion, trustworthy expertise, and joyful faith to the health care discussion.
10 Essentials of Highly Healthy People provides: Guidance on how to find accurate and reliable cutting-edge information about illnesses Guidance on how to locate reliable, scientific data about treatment options, risks, and benefits Guidance concerning the right questions to ask of health care practitioners Greater self-awareness regarding the intimate connection and interplay between physical, mental, relational, and spiritual health Guidance on how to recruit compassionate, emotional, and spiritual support and direction during an illness Specific tools to use in coping and/or healing A faith-enhanced biblical perspective on health and illness and how God can use either in his greater purpose
Features include: Easy-to-use index Resource index offering stable health websites, 800 numbers, addresses, and books on health Questions to ask a doctor to understand treatment options in times of illness
About the Author
Dr. Walt Larimore is one of America's best-known family physicians and is listed in the Guide to America's Top Family Doctors and the Best Doctors in America.He has been a family physician over 25 years, has written or cowritten over a dozen books, and hosted nationally-syndicated health features for radio and TV.He and his wife, Barb, have two grown children and live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.His website is DrWalt.com.