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Bodywise

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Bodywise

Discovering Your Body's Intelligence for Lifelong Health and Healing

By Rachel Carlton Abrams

Rodale Books, Hardcover, 9781623367220, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2016

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Description

Are you tired? Do you suffer from chronic pain headaches, backaches, or pelvic discomfort? Do you experience depression or feel anxious? Do you have allergies, rashes or autoimmune issues? Have you lost your sex drive somewhere along the way? If you have one or more of these symptoms, you may be suffering from a condition that Rachel Carlton Abrams, MD, calls Chronic Body Depletion. This condition can be related to weight gain, high blood pressure, exhaustion, and many other symptoms that leave the body rundown. In Bodywise, Dr. Abrams helps us to understand that these symptoms, uncomfortable as they may be, are actually a sign of our body's intelligence. When we learn to listen to symptoms, we become better able to treat what ails us and develop simple strategies for optimum health and lifelong healing.

Dr. Abrams presents an integrative approach that balances conventional medicine, wellness practices, and your own intuition to heal the your body physically and emotionally. Exploring the causes of today's most chronic health issues, BodyWise teaches how to understand the natural wisdom of your body and how to cultivate body intelligence in the five fundamentals of health: eating, sleeping, moving, loving, and finding purpose. And to help you heal your life, the book includes a personal 28-day plan to guide you in creating vibrant and lasting health.



About the Author
DR. RACHEL ABRAMS, M.D. graduated from Stanford University, received her Medical Degree from UC San Francisco and a Masters Degree in Holistic Health and Medical Sciences from UC Berkeley. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Integrative and Holistic Medicine, and she has been a board member of the American Holistic Medical Association since 2013. She currently chairs committees for the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. Abrams lives in Santa Cruz, California with her family.
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