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Simple gift ideas for people with ITP and Autoimmune disorders, or perhaps a nice selection for yourself. These books will make excellent presents and insightful holiday reading. Enjoy.
WOMEN AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE, by Robert G. Lahita
The mysterious ways your body betrays itself. Robert G. Lahita, is the doctor who wrote the textbook on autoimmune disease for medical professionals, as well as a layperson’s book on rheumatoid arthritis. Here he concentrates here on how autoimmune diseases afflict women, who make up 75% of cases nationwide.
A cutting-edge examination of the mysterious world of autoimmune disease—and the new discoveries made daily that may save women’s lives. Through case studies, he reveals the early warning signs, symptoms, diagnostic processes, and the most innovative treatments for all the most common—and many of the less well known—autoimmune diseases. He offers a scientifically sound and sensitive work that is the best resource available to help understand these perplexing and debilitating diseases.
MAKE PEACE WITH YOUR PLATE, by Jess Ainscough
Jess tragically passed away in February of this year and while her blog is currently (at the time of writing this post) inactive, there is a lot to be said about her positive message. Jess Ainscough was a warrior of joy, health, positive body image, following you instincts, nurturing your body, and making peace with food.
Her book is a wonderful read with great recipes and an obtainable message. Take care of yourself as best you possibly can with as much information as you have at the time. Continue reading