Books by Donna Jackson Nakazawa
The Angel and the Assassin
The Tiny Brain Cell that Changed the Course of Medicine
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY WIRED
A page-turning story of scientific detective work and thrilling medical potential, The Angel and the Assassin illuminates the newly-understood role of microglia—an elusive type of brain cell that is vitally relevant to our everyday lives.
How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology And How You Can Heal
A groundbreaking book showing the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult illnesses such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer—Childhood Disrupted also explains how to cope with these emotional traumas and even heal from them.
The Last Best Cure
My Quest to Awaken the Healing Parts of My Brain and Get Back My Body, My Joy, and My Life
Having suffered for over a decade from a range of chronic autoimmune disorders, one day Donna Jackson Nakazawa found herself lying on the floor to recover from climbing the stairs. That’s when it hit her: she had learned to manage her symptoms well enough, but she had lost her joy.
The Autoimmune Epidemic
Bodies Gone Haywire in a World out of Balance and the Cutting Edge Science that Promises Hope
Published by Touchstone/Simon and Schuster / paperback
Multiple sclerosis, lupus, Type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and nearly a hundred other chronic autoimmune illnesses are part of this devastating epidemic, in which the human body, acting on misread signals, literally begins to destroy itself. Alarmingly, the occurrence of many of these diseases has more than doubled in the last three decades, signaling a disturbing trend that can be directly tied to environmental factors in everyday modern life…
Does Anybody Else Look Like Me?
A Parent’s Guide to Raising Multiracial Children
Published by Da Capo Press / paperback
A psychologically wise guide to helping multiracial children of all ages develop confidence and a healthy understanding of their uniqueness.
Contributing Author, Chapter 26 “What Patients Want from Their Doctors”
Edited by Gerard Mullin MD
Weil Integrative Medicine Library