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About Samantha Bowick
Samantha Bowick has a Master of Public Health degree from Liberty University. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration at Columbia Southern University. She is the founder of "Chronic Illness Support, LLC" and is devoted to using her education and experiences to advocate for people who suffer with endometriosis and other chronic illnesses. She currently lives in Aiken, South Carolina. Along with being the author of "Living with Endometriosis: The Complete Guide to Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatment Options", "Living with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: The Complete Guide to Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatment Options", and "Living with Endometriosis Workbook and Daily Journal", she has written articles for Hormones Matter, 30Seconds, and Get Fit Now about her experience with health issues such as endometriosis. You can reach Samantha at her website: https://www.samanthabowick.com, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency (A1AD) is a rare genetic, incurable disease which causes the liver to not produce a certain protein which protects and keeps the lungs functional. 100,000 people in the United States have A1AD and 19 million more are carriers for the disease. Since it's so rare, the information available about A1AD has been lacking especially for those suffering unknowingly with the disease. Living with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on this illness and includes first-hand experience from someone managing the disease. Living with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency also includes expert advice from doctors and researchers tackling the disease, with tips on recognizing symptoms and getting the most effective help possible.
A knowledgeable handbook with a patient's perspective for women afflicted with the common, debilitating, painful disease known as endometriosis
More than 176 million women worldwide suffer with endometriosis, a condition causing agonizing pelvic pain which affects every aspect of a woman’s life. While there is currently no cure for endometriosis, patients can take action to reduce their symptoms and improve their overall wellbeing by following a comprehensive wellness plan.
Written by an experienced author who has lived with endometriosis for years, Living with Endometriosis includes expert advice drawn from doctors and researchers tackling this debilitative disease, along with tips for recognizing symptoms and getting the most effective help possible.
Living with Endometriosis includes:
• Up-to-date information on the latest hormonal and surgical treatment options
• Information for a broad, full-body approach to wellness
• Guidance on becoming an active advocate for your personal care
• Valuable medical and community resources for endometriosis sufferers
Learning to live with the chronic pain of endometriosis can seem overwhelming. Don’t let endometriosis defeat you; make the choice to seek out the best possible care that works for your needs and take your life back from endometriosis!
Living with Kidney Stones is a health resource for anyone who has ever suffered with the pain of kidney stones.
One in 10 individuals will suffer from kidney stones at some point in their life. Composed of hard, painful mineral deposits forming inside the kidneys, these stones are both crippling and potentially chronic. Thankfully, patients can take action to reduce their chances of developing or redeveloping kidney stones by following a good diet, observing proper self-care, and adopting a comprehensive wellness plan.
To that end, Living with Kidney Stones offers the most up-to-date information on this illness, paired with heartfelt insight from an actual kidney stone sufferer.
Living with Kidney Stones also includes:
• Easy-to-understand information on types and causes of kidney stones
• The latest information on kidney stone testing
• Traditional and alternative options for a broad, full-body approach to wellness
• Guidance on self-care techniques for patients, families and caregivers
• Valuable medical and community resources for kidney stone sufferers
Learning to manage your risk factors for kidney stones can seem overwhelming, but by taking everything one day at a time and making sure you’re provided with the care and support you need, you can minimize your risk while maximizing your quality of life. Don’t just live with kidney stones—live well.
Approximately 20 million people in the United States have gallstones, hardened deposits of bile that can form in your gallbladder. Each year approximately 300,000 surgeries are performed to remove gallbladders due to pain and complications from gallstones. Furthermore, after gallbladder removal, patients can have other health issues arise like gallstones forming in the bile duct, sphincter of oddi dysfunction, and irritable bowel syndrome. Living with Gallbladder Issues offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on these issues and includes first-hand account from someone who has experienced it. Living with Gallbladder Issues also includes expert advice from hepatologists, gastroenterologist, other doctors and researchers tackling this health condition, including tips on recognizing common symptoms, best ways to decrease risk, options for effective treatment plans as well as dealing with issues and complications after surgery.