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Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome: Third Edition

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A completely revised edition of the classic guide to PMS-the first book on this pressing health issue ever published in the United States

Soon after Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome came out more than fifteen years ago, it was establishedas the definitive resource. In this third edition, you'll find accurate, up-to-date information on

Symptoms and causes of PMS

PMS and perimenopause

Premenstrual magnification (PMM)

Diagnosing PMS

Treating PMS through diet, exercise, and stress management

Vitamins, minerals, oil of evening primrose, and other nonprescription remedies

Progesterone

Antiprostaglandins, antidepressants, and diuretics

Acupuncture and alternative therapies

Psychotherapy

PMS and its effect on sexuality, the family, and creativity

Support groups

Social and political implications of PMS

Other resources, including information on using the Internet for further research

With its practical advice, friendly approach, and comprehensive resource section, you'll find Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome an invaluable guide to the answers you need.

Synopsis:

Offers advice and resources for diagnosing and treating PMS, including holistic therapies, dietary supplements, nutrition, psychotherapy, antidepressants, diuretics, hormonal therapies, and support groups

Synopsis:

Michelle Harrison, M.D. (www.michelleharrison.com), is a leading authority on women's health and PMS. She developed one of the first programs devoted to treatment of PMS. As a family physician and psychiatrist, she has consulted and lectured internationally on women's health and other related health-policy issues. Dr. Harrison is also the author of A Woman in Residence and The Preteen's First Book About Love, Sex, and AIDS.

Marla Ahlgrimm, R.Ph., a registered pharmacist, is the cofounder of PMS Access (www.womenshealth.com) and the founder of Women's Health America. She was one of the first health professionals in the United States to recognize, define, and develop PMS options for consumers.

Table of Contents

The PMS dilemma — The many symptoms of PMS — Causes of PMS — PMS and the perimenopausal transition — Premenstrual magnification (PMM) — PMS and mental illness — Diagnosis — Managing PMS — PMS and diet management — Exercise — Stress management and PMS — Vitamins and nonprescription PMS remedies — Progesterone — Other prescription treatments for PMS — Alternative therapies — Psychotherapy — Support groups — Sexuality and PMS — The family and PMS — Creativity and PMS — Social and political implications.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307559579
Subtitle:
Third Edition
Publisher:
Random House
Author:
Ahlgrimm, Marla Rph
Author:
Marla Ahlgrimm
Author:
Marla Ahlgrimm, R.Ph.
Author:
Ahlgrimm, Marla
Author:
Harrison, Michelle Md
Author:
Harrison, Michelle
Author:
Michelle Harrison
Subject:
Health & Fitness : Women's Health - General
Subject:
Premenstrual syndrome
Subject:
Self-care, health
Subject:
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Subject:
Women's Health - General
Subject:
Women's Health.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Menstruation
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Womens Health
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19990202
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
188

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Product details 188 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307559579 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Offers advice and resources for diagnosing and treating PMS, including holistic therapies, dietary supplements, nutrition, psychotherapy, antidepressants, diuretics, hormonal therapies, and support groups
"Synopsis" by , Michelle Harrison, M.D. (www.michelleharrison.com), is a leading authority on women's health and PMS. She developed one of the first programs devoted to treatment of PMS. As a family physician and psychiatrist, she has consulted and lectured internationally on women's health and other related health-policy issues. Dr. Harrison is also the author of A Woman in Residence and The Preteen's First Book About Love, Sex, and AIDS.

Marla Ahlgrimm, R.Ph., a registered pharmacist, is the cofounder of PMS Access (www.womenshealth.com) and the founder of Women's Health America. She was one of the first health professionals in the United States to recognize, define, and develop PMS options for consumers.

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