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The Best of Health- 275 Questions you?ve never wanted to ask your doctor
The Best of Health- 275 Questions youve never wanted to ask your doctor Author:The Editors of Consumer Reports on Health Q: I've heard so many opinions, pro and con, about flu shots. Who should get a flu shot? How effective is it? When is the best time to get one? — Q: Should I consider surgery for my severe, chronic heartburn? — Q: I am a 42 year old woman with receding gums and bone loss around my teeth. My dentist recommends that I take calcium supplements to... more » delay the further bone loss? Is this the best treatment for my condition?
Q: Because of a herniated disk, I've been suffering from lower back pain that radiates to my leg. Is surgery usually necessary, or could other treatment relieve the pain?
Medical and dental experts give answers to these questions and hundreds more in this easy-to-read book covering cardiovascular disorders to pain medications. Topics listed alphabetically and related questions are grouped together. The Best of Health also includes 20 "Office Visit" columns, a regular feature in Consumer Reports on Health that offers practical advice based on case histories taken from the files of Irwin Mandel, DDS and Marvin M. Lipman, MD, longtime medical advisers to CONSUMER REPORTS. Whether the topic is diet and nutrition, heart and lung problems, headaches, children's health, or common aches and pains, you'll find it covered here. Both a valuable reference and a browser's delight. The Best of Health is just what the doctor ordered for your medical reference library!« less