Health books from Bored Feet Press

Nature's Dirty Needle
What You Need to Know about Chronic Lyme Disease and How to Get Help to Feel Better

by Mara Williams, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Foreword by Neil Nathan, M.D.

This clearly written book describes Chronic Lyme Disease, the different co-infections, what the symptoms are, and how best to get help. Personal stories of those who have dealt with these infections tell of finding the right health care provider, getting the correct diagnosis, then proper treatment.


Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West
Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

Cecilia Garcia & James D. Adams, Jr.

This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process.


Out of the Woods
Healing Lyme Disease — Body, Mind & Spirit

Katina I Makris, CCH, CIH

Makris' vivid story offers practical info for diagnosing and treating the bacterial infection, as well as powerful guidance for mending the broken spirit. Part recovery memoir and part resource guide, this book provides vital alternative medical, emotional, and spiritual support.


Poison Ivy, Pets & People
Scratching the Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Itch

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly

This succinct handbook covers the information readers need to identify and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Also includes safe methods of eradicating the plants and treating the unpleasant rashes.


Bees & Other Stinging Insects
Bee Aware and Bee Safe

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly

This book informs readers about the various kinds of insect stings and bites — how to avoid them and what to do if someone is attacked, especially if they have an allergic reaction.


West Seattle 101
An Insider’s Guide to Recreation, Dining, Entertainment & Enrichment

Lori Hinton

An eclectic collection of 101 things to do in this great corner of a great city. Includes restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, coffee houses, dancing, arts, crafts, outdoor activities, shopping, and much more.


Warrior Mothers
Stories To Awaken The Flames Of The Heart

Thaïs Mazur

Twenty-four women from all walks of life offer their personal stories to inspire and awaken readers from apathy and despair to a call for action.


Say Yes Quickly
A Cancer Tapestry

Mary Bradish O'Connor

This book of well crafted poems and short prose pieces describes the experience of being diagnosed, treated and living with cancer.


Dancing with the Diagnosis
Steps For Taking The Lead When Facing Cancer

Michelle Waters, Foreword by Robert H. Schuller

In this book, Waters pairs her cancer experience with her expertise as a university instructor, and encourages readers to take an active part in their healing process through the use of effective, positive communication.




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