Look up any Mom and you will often find the word 'FATIGUE' written all over her face, with good reason. It piles up on you, day after day, week after week and playing catch-up is, well, difficult.
Well, the answers you need are in The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Fighting Fatigue. Written by healthcare professional and scientific researcher Nadine Saubers, she explores the common causes of fatigue—both physical and emotional—and shares the most effective ways to prevent and combat this seemingly universal condition. Now who couldn't benefit from some of that I ask you, hmm?
The book is written in an easy to ready format and language with lots of example and definitions when needed. The book includes information on:
• How to recognize the warning signs of systemic fatigue or serious physical conditions that may require medical treatment
• Lifestyle issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, and over extension that can cause fatigue
• Lifestyle solutions such as proper diet, regular exercise, adequate sleep, time management, and time off
• Real-world tactics for making small changes that can make a big difference in energy level
• A full range of alternative therapies such as acupuncture, yoga, and dietary supplements that can help when
lifestyle solutions aren’t enough
The author is someone who knows her stuff. Nadine Saubers, R.N., B.S.N., is a registered nurse with degrees in science and parish nursing, the newest healthcare designation in professional nursing, which integrates traditional and alternative medicine to promote health and wellness. She is a specialist in the study and treatment of fatigue related illnesses from fibromyalgia, hepatitis C, and chronic fatigue syndrome to adrenal fatigue caused by stress and anxiety. The author resides in Chula Vista, CA.
What Do I Say?
I say that if fatigue is something you have considered to be a stumbling block in your life, for whatever the reason, then The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Fighting Fatigue is a great book for you. It reads fast, without undue repetition and she really makes you think. As she is making you think however, Nurse Saubers provides you with small, do-able recommendations, perfect for getting you moving in the right direction.
Newly released in August of 2008, it is available at Penguin Books and/or your local bookseller and retails for $16.95.
This review was made possible in part thanks to the Family Review Network.