Every care has been taken to ensure accurate information in this book and website. But this book is not a substitute for personal medical advice to any reader. Any reader wishing for medical advice should consult his or her own medical practitioner in matters relating to their health and specifically with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention.

Before any form of medical treatment, you should always consult your personal medical practitioner. In particular, (without limit) you should note that advances in medical science occur rapidly and some information about procedures, drugs and treatment in this book may soon be out of date.