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Why We Get Sick

The Hidden Epidemic at the Root of Most Chronic Disease--and How to Fight It

Jul 21, 2020 | 280 Pages
Why We Get Sick

With diseases that were once considered rare now plaguing millions, it's important to be aware of the dangers lurking around every corner. Cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes are only some of the many conditions people worldwide suffer from yearly.

Other common afflictions include hypertension, weight gain, fatty liver, dementia low testosterone levels, menstrual irregularities, and infertility.

Did you know that most diseases and disorders have something in common? They're all caused or made worse by a condition known as insulin resistance. And there's a chance you might have it too—over half of all adults in the United States are insulin resistant, with other countries either worse or not far behind.

In Why We Get Sick, pathophysiology professor Benjamin Bikman explores the reasoning behind insulin resistance and its effects.

Unless we become more aware and take action to change the current state, diseases will only continue to spread. However, it is possible to reverse insulin resistance – Bikman provides a plan with food lists, meal ideas, easy exercises, and more that can help prevent it from happening again in the future.

In his captivating book, Why We Get Sick, Benjamin Bikman unlocks the surprising research behind why we get sick and provides practical advice on how to take control of your health.

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