The Human Body Handbook

The Human Body Handbook : A Simple Yet Powerful Guide to Maximizing Your Health and Function So You Can Avoid Drugs and Surgery, and Live a Longer, Healthier, More Active Life

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Health in the US is in a sad state. We spend over $9,000 per person per year, yet have the same life expectancy (79.8 years vs 79.4 years) as someone in Cuba, who only spends $300 per year on health care. We are over doctored, over medicated and it is underwhelming. Preventable harm to patients, either through correct or incorrect medications, necessary or unnecessary surgery, diseases caught in the hospital, doctor error, etc is the third leading cause of death in the US, killing 400,000 people per year. According to Death By Medicine, if you record unreported deaths, the toll reaches 784,000, making modern medicine the number one killer in America. This is simply unacceptable. It's abundantly clear that instead of looking to and relying on drugs and surgery to keep us healthy, we should try to maintain our health and avoid emergency situations where medical intervention is necessary. People have been schooled very well to rely on a pill, and how to seek medicine through drug ads infiltrating our television commercials and magazines, but are very poorly instructed on how to take care of their bodies, which is exactly what this book is about. This book reveals exactly how to: Naturally boost your healing ability by reducing and eliminating stress Avoid joint pain and replacement surgeries by minimizing joint wear and tear Maintain your youth and vitality by keeping your muscles supple and youthful Reduce heart disease by maximizing heart and lung function Prevent diabetes and clogged arteries by eating the right kind of foods Live a longer, healthier, higher quality life by significantly lower your risk factors"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.06mm | 154.22g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508624984
  • 9781508624981

About Alex Wiant DC

Dr. Alex probably has some form of OCD. Whenever he becomes interested in something, the interest tends to border on obsession. One of his passions and main interests over the last dozen years or so, is the function and performance of the human body. Dr. Alex always had an interest in chiropractic after experiencing incredible benefits from regular adjustments: significantly improved health and well being, and increased athletic performance, coordination and function. He had thought about pursuing chiropractic as a profession, however at the time Alex was studying international relations and Russian language at UC Davis, and wanted to finish his majors in those areas. After graduating UC Davis and working for a couple years, Alex decided to to back to school, complete the necessary pre-requisites for chiropractic college, and pursue his passion for health and function by becoming a chiropractor. Dr. Alex graduated chiropractic college in 2010, and now practices in San Jose, CA. As an eclectic and hobby heavy individual, in his spare time Alex enjoys playing golf, shooting guns, working out, being outdoors, drinking beer, following boxing and Formula 1, his favorite sports, and doing lots of other cool stuff.show more

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