Andrew Weil M.D. - Health and Wellness Collection 1|1.79 GB
1. Eight Weeks to Optimum Health lays out Dr. Andrew Weil's famous week-by-week, step-by-step plan that will keep your body's natural healing system in peak working order.
It covers diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and environment-all aspects of daily living that
affect health and well-being. This revised edition includes the most up-to-date
findings on such vital subjects as cholesterol, antioxidants, trans fats, toxic residues in the
food supply, soy products, and vitamins and supplements, together with a
greatly enhanced source list of information and supplies. Inside you will learn how to
• develop eating habits for greater health and well-being
• start an effective exercise program based on walking and stretching
• work with breathing patterns to decrease stress and improve energy
• solve sleeping problems
• eliminate toxins from your diet
• minimize environmental hazards in your daily life
Plus-programs tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight
people, and those at risk for cancer.
2.In SPONTANEOUS HAPPINESS, Dr. Andrew Weil redefines the notion of happiness and demonstrates
the limitations of the biomedical model of mental health. He presents a vast,
scientifically proven array of integrative treatment strategies for low mood and depression,
drawing on techniques from Ayurveda, Buddhism, acupuncture, psychotherapy,
mindfulness training, and much more. Dr. Weil offers advice on lifestyle, behavior, and dietary
changes, and helps readers assess their own emotional well-being and build
personalized step-by-step plans to manage their moods. Whether suffering from mild to moderate
depression, or simply seeking greater contentment, readers can use Dr. Weil's
science-based integrative approach to achieve their goals.
3.Healthy Aging: A Lifelong Guide to Your Well-Being
A unique book about aging that draws on the science of biogerontology as well as on the secrets
of healthy longevity, from the renowned Dr. Andrew Weil.
In each of his widely acclaimed, best-selling books, Dr. Andrew Weil has been an authoritative
and companionable guide through a uniquely effective combination of
traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and healthy living. Dr. Weil explains that
there are a myriad of things we can do to keep our bodies and minds in good
working order through all phases of life. Hugely informative, practical, and uplifting, Healthy
Aging is infused with the engaging candor and common sense that have made Dr.
Weil our most trusted source on healthy living.
With detailed information on:
-Learning to eat right: Following the anti-inflammatory diet, Dr. Weil's guide to the
nutritional components of a healthy lifestyle
-Separating myth from fact about the would-be elixirs of life extension - herbs, hormones, and
-Learning exercise, breathing and stress-management techniques to benefit your mind and body
-Understanding the science behind the aging process
-Keeping record of your life lessons to share with loved ones
4.Breathing: The Master Key to Self Healing
The health you enjoy today, and for the rest of your life, begins with your next breath. In fact,
breathing is so crucial to your body's ability to heal and sustain itself
that Dr. Andrew Weil says, "If I had to limit my advice on healthier living to just one tip,
it would be simply to learn how to breathe correctly."
On Breathing: The Master Key to Self-Healing, listeners will learn a complete course of eight
breathing exercises that Dr. Weil uses in his own life, and has prescribed to
hundreds of patients over the past two decades. Dr. Weil reports that these breathing exercises
get more favorable response from patients than anything else he teaches.
To learn the art of healthy breathing, Dr. Weil turned to Eastern traditions, including yoga,
which view the breath as a vital link to the prana, or energy of the universe.
In easy-to-follow language, he explains the secret of breathwork's power over your health, and
its remarkable ability to influence - and even reprogram - the nervous system.
From increasing energy to lowering blood pressure, to improving circulation to beating anxiety
disorders without drugs, Breathing is a practical introduction to the benefits
of breathwork, presented by the bestselling author and physician who has taken the miracle out of
self-healing, and made it available to all.
List the health benefits of breathwork.
Explain how overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system contributes to health issues.
Describe the relationship between breath and spirituality.
Apply breathwork techniques to increase alertness and relaxation.
Practice guided exercises for restored wellness over time.
5.Andrew Weil - M.D 8 Meditations for Optimum Health
2. Basic Meditation
3. Healing Yourself
5. Conscious Eating