Stress and Your Body

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Once you understand the inner workings of your stress response system, you'll possess powerful knowledge that will help you understand and better deal with this common aspect of your busy life. You'll see it coming into play against situations it wasn't designed to combat, troublesome thoughts and memories, such as traffic, environment, and concerns over the economy, and international events.

Stress is an inherent aspect of life that can have tremendous negative effects on your mental and physical health. Feeling stressed? You're not alone. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, warps, or gets damaged, we will replace it free of charge.

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The Human Body: How We Fail, How We Heal

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The intriguing details of this drama make up the field of pathophysiology. He presents a systematic survey of what can go wrong, and how the body itself responds, why, as well as what doctors can do to intervene. Medical students get exhaustive training in this subject, and the best clinicians are masters of it.

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Fortunately, the body's defenses are remarkably successful, and most of the time we are unaware of the drama taking place within our cells and organs. There is no better demonstration of the wondrous intricacy of the body and the everyday miracle of good health. Goodman, a surgeon, professor, and superb communicator.

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How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

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The Great Courses #ad - Further, you'll get insight into how to design a beautiful garden that will fit your space, so you can feed your eyes as well as your body with your handiwork. Covering everything from materials and preparation to maintenance and harvesting, this guide provides you with all the practical knowledge you need to grow fresh food right outside-or inside-your home.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. How to grow anything: food Gardening for Everyone is a practical guide for cultivating fresh produce from seed to harvest. Created by renowned horticulturalist Melinda Myers, these 12 lessons are full of tips and tricks for novice gardeners and green thumbs alike.

Whether you live on rural acreage or a city lot, virtually anyone can grow a simple garden-regardless of your skill level and busy schedule. When you grow your own food, not only do you get the freshest produce and the most delicious flavor, you also get a lower grocery bill and the satisfaction of a job well done.

And as gardening pros know, nothing beats the freshness of a crisp vegetable right off the vine, a sweet fruit plucked from the tree, or a savory herb from your window box. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. You'll discover how to repair damaged soil, build raised beds, convert grass to a garden, and prevent plant diseases through good watering habits and proper airflow.

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Lifelong Health: Achieving Optimum Well-Being at Any Age

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#ad - We all want to discover the secret to a long and healthy life. Crafted with the concerns of everyone in mind, whether you're in adolescence or advancing age, this wonderful resource is the perfect way to take those first steps on the road to becoming a better, healthier you. Professor goodman's advice is rooted in scientific information and proven results - without bogging you down in complex terminology or theories.

But how do you incorporate the secrets of personal wellness into the unique demands of your own schedule? What information would a knowledgeable and compassionate family physician offer someone looking for a reference guide to healthy living? These 36 comprehensive lectures offer you practical and expert advice that allows you to make your own personalized choices about healthy living, as well as ways to apply that knowledge to your lifestyle.

Lifelong Health: Achieving Optimum Well-Being at Any Age #ad - More importantly, it is flavored with commonsense tips, helpful advice, and inspirational stories that make lifelong health both appealing and achievable. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. With this course, you'll nourish your body, strengthen your mind, and forever change the way you think about and live your life.

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What Science Knows About Cancer

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The Great Courses #ad - The landscape of cancer treatment and prevention is a vastly different place than it was even a decade ago. An abundance of edifying charts, clinical trials, slides, while in-depth accounts of patient histories, and animations provide a rich visual reference for the information presented, and epidemiologic studies enrich your experience and aid comprehension.

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. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. What science knows about cancer reports from the front lines of the war on cancer with a clear and scientifically precise-yet thoroughly accessible-guide to how the disease develops, thrives, and can potentially be conquered.

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Nutrition Made Clear

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The Teaching Company #ad - Nutrition is essential to living a healthy, happy, and successful life. Yet a world of misconceptions and promises of easy results too often stands in our way - and can even be harmful to our overall health. A dietitian and award-winning lecturer, Professor Anding gives you a wealth of invaluable tips you can easily apply to your own eating habits.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. The key is to cut through the noise and find the medically backed, statistically proven information about healthy eating and living. These 36 in-depth lectures explore the fundamentals of good nutrition and offer a practical guide for applying these fundamentals to your lifestyle.

You'll learn how to calculate your own dietary needs, how to create your own nutrition and exercise plans, how to recognize when a product or service is really a health fraud, and more. Crafted with the needs of individual people in mind, motivate you, this course is both a fascinating learning experience and the perfect investment in your personal health - one that will educate you, and reward you for the rest of your life Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Essentials of Strength Training

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30-minute workouts. This program combines the science of strength training with the workouts themselves. That secret, however, is nothing new. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. With insightful explanations of human physiology, helpful demonstrations of techniques and equipment, and interactive workout programs that show you the right way to perform dozens of exercises, this course is your chance to take a big step toward changing your life for good.

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Understanding Investments

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#ad - And investment opportunities are available to everyone. Investing, and the skills to succeed at it, play critical roles in building and maintaining your financial resources. Explanations. What are your most important financial goals? sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? Having the freedom to not worry about whether you can afford to buy a new car or go on vacation? It's your financial resources that are the determining factor in how you're able to answer these and a host of other questions.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. And few things are as important in determining just what those financial resources are as your understanding of where and how to invest. Used book in Good Condition. No matter where on your financial timeline you may be-whether you're just starting out, approaching retirement, or somewhere in between-there is no question that improving and enhancing your investment skills can have a positive impact on your financial life and in turn, your life goals.

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The Science of Natural Healing

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The Great Courses #ad - If you have questions about the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a medical condition or illness, consult a qualified physician. Whether you're looking for a sound alternative to the drugs so common in our health-care system or you're merely curious about the validity of herbal medications, this course points you to numerous empowering avenues for healthful living.

No matter what kind of life you're living, optimal health is one of the greatest assets you can have. In speaking deeply to a truly integrative approach to healing, these lectures can make a profound difference in your health now and in the future and help you live your life to the absolute fullest. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

Used book in Good Condition. You'll examine a number of far-ranging topics, natural treatments for common medical conditions, The mind-body connection in healing, Micronutrients and natural supplements, including: The power of food healing, Clinically proven herbal medicines, and natural approaches to mental and spiritual health.

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Delve into the world of holistic healthcare, disarm stress, the range of nature-based methods and treatments that are both clinically proven and readily available to you - and that provide an alternative way for you to nurture your own optimal health, and deepen the experience of well-being.

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Understanding Nonverbal Communication

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Frank emphasizes again and again, when you understand nonverbal communication, you understand people. In 12 revealing lectures, evolution, explore the history, and context of both the outright obvious and the sublimely subtle nuances of personal expression. Led by Dr. Eye contact and blinking.

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The Darwinian Revolution

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The Teaching Company #ad - Functional Strength Workout. You'll learn how darwin arrived at his theory of natural selection-the idea that those members of a species best equipped to survive will tend to outlast others, thus changing the species over time-very slowly and cautiously. Now, in 24 absorbing lectures by an award-winning teacher, you learn the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the sea change in human thought that resulted.

Understanding the concepts, practices, and science behind good nutrition. 30-minute workouts. Used book in Good Condition. Manufacturer warranty included if purchased from the great courses-- Published 150 years ago, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species - the text that introduced the world to natural selection - is among a handful of books that have changed the world.

The Darwinian Revolution #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses". And you'll see how darwin worked out the details of his theory not only by building on both his own observations and the insights of others, but also through amazing leaps in the face of apparently contrary evidence. You'll also see how the firestorm of religious criticism Darwin's theory faced has scarcely subsided to this day, with Professor Gregory bringing this controversy up to date by carefully examining the claims of intelligent design, the latest and most sophisticated attempt to challenge Darwin on religious grounds.

Darwin's profoundly revolutionary message has often been misunderstood, as have his own views on evolution, the intellectual background that led to them, and the turbulent history of their reception. Explanations.

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