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The Encyclopedia of Men's Health, Second Edition
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  • Authored by: Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac., Deb Baker, Foreword by Gary McClain Ph.D.
  • From the Series: Library of Health and Living
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  • ISBN-10: 143814718X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-4718-5
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 12/01/2017
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:

"...provides information that will help men stay healthy...will be a welcome source in public and consumer health library reference collections."—American Reference Books Annual

"...an easy-to-read encyclopedia...Recommended."—Choice

"...brief, readable entries on any number of men's health topics..."—Booklist

Many health risks to men can be prevented and treated if they are diagnosed early. An important book for people of all ages, The Encyclopedia of Men's Health, Second Edition offers a complete overview of the medical, scientific, social, and lifestyle issues that impact men's health.

Hundreds of A-to-Z entries cover issues related to men's physical and mental health and well-being, including physiology, life span, diseases and conditions (including treatment protocols, procedures, and surgeries), genetics, medications, vitamins and supplements, psychology, sports medicine, sexual health, relationships, men's fertility, fatherhood, and more. Allopathic, complementary, and integrative approaches to men's health are also discussed. A glossary of key terms rounds out this comprehensive reference. 

Entries include:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Antioxidant
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Blood pressure
  • Contraception
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Gout
  • Hair loss
  • Insomnia
  • Lymphoma
  • Nicotine
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Tennis elbow
  • Vasectomy
  • Vitamin supplements
  • Yoga.

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About the Author(s)

Glenn S. Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac., has been at the forefront of the integrative medicine movement for nearly 35 years. A former clinical fellow of Harvard University School of Medicine's Channing Laboratory, he developed one of the nation's first courses on alternative medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. Trained in acupuncture, Rothfeld is a frequent lecturer who currently serves as medical director of an integrative medical center in Massachusetts.

Deb Baker has coauthored and contributed to dozens of books on health and wellness topics, including The Encyclopedia of Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition, coauthored with Anthony D. Mosley, M.D., M.S., and Ali Samii, M.D., and The Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease, Second Edition, coauthored with Otelio S. Randall, M.D., and Nathan M. Segerson, M.D. She is senior writer for the multivolume Facts On File Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine. She worked twenty years in the health care industry and holds an M.A. in English/Creative Writing from the University of Washington.

Gary McClain, Ph.D., is a psychologist, counselor, and consultant in New York City, with more than 30 years of experience as a mental health professional and in the business world. The focus of his practice is healthcare and wellness.

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