Take a Simple Drive to a Healthier Life
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Take a Simple Drive to a Healthier Life : and Live Longer Too!

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`You don't know what you have until it's gone.` This saying is especially true for your health. Random luck plays a large role, but you can make your own luck as well. With over 25 years of experience in family medical practice, Dr. Roger Smith has seen many telling examples of this.

Just as you need to provide sufficient care for your car to keep it running well, your own personal vehicle (your body) is no different. If you neglect to service your car or ignore warning signs of trouble, you risk a major breakdown.

Neglecting your car may be expensive, but at least it's replaceable. Unlike your body - where it's not so easy to undo years of neglect. But with the right attention and personal effort, you will be able to perform a skilful U-turn and your health may improve dramatically.

So come along for a simple drive to a healthier life, and live longer too!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 140 x 215 x 5.08mm | 122.47g
  • Australia
  • English
  • 064809300X
  • 9780648093008
  • 653,770

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Dr Roger Smith is to be commended for writing a book whose theme was driven by an encounter with a patient who seemed to value his car more than his heart.

e message is quite simple....look after yourself, try to un- derstand the role of environmental and behavioural factors in the causation of disease, factors over which you the patient has control. Undertake regular check-ups and take control of your health through diet, exercise, avoidance of smoking, alcohol etc. and early identi cation of problems before they become un- manageable. e book is written in an engaging style for the layman and is very reader friendly.

PROFESSOR LEON PITERMAN AM
Professor of General Practice
Director, China Programs
Monash Institute for Health & Clinical Education (MIHCE)
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About Dr Roger Smith

Dr Roger Smith has been in family medical practice for over 25 years. The clinic provides traditional medical services, including home and nursing home visits. Medicine has become more complex in recent years and yet the basics of health have not changed that much. In this, his first book, he emphasises the need to be consistent about a healthy diet, regular exercise, and good routines.
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