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Thousands of women experience PMS, irregular periods, difficulty getting pregnant, low sex drive, postpartum depression, and many other hormonal problems, all the while not realizing that thyroid disease may be the culprit. Here is a holistic guide to overcoming the often undiagnosed connection between hormones and the thyroid. While women can live with a thyroid condition for years without knowing it, the times when hormone levels are at atypical levels (PMS, pregnancy, menopause, etc.) can make symptoms even more pronounced. This book will help women identify and diagnose thyroid problems, and then offer strategies to cope with the effects that thyroid conditions can have on puberty, PMS, pregnancy, perimenopause, menopause, pregnancy and postandndash;partum depression, including ways to avoid the pitfalls of decreased sexandndash;drive.
Like Shomon's other popular titles, this book will focus on a holistic approach to treating thyroid and hormone conditions. From diet and exercise tips to conventional and alternative therapies to other lifestyle changes that will benefit overall health, and with a risk and symptom checklist and full resource sectionandndash;andndash;Shomon offers a wide range of advice in the most comprehensive thyroid/hormone book on the market.
If you're one of the millions of American women suffering from PMS, irregular periods, difficulty getting pregnant, low sex drive, postpartum depression, menopausal symptoms, or many other hormonal problems, what you may not realize is that thyroid disease could be the culprit. The Thyroid Hormone Breakthrough
is a holistic guide to identifying and overcoming the connection between hormonal problems and the thyroid, which goes undiagnosed in more than 30 million women in the U.S. alone. It will help you identify and diagnose thyroid problems and offer strategies to cope with the effects that thyroid conditions can have on everything from puberty to menopause, including ways to avoid the pitfalls of decreased sex drive.
With information on diet and exercise, conventional and alternative therapies, and lifestyle changes that will benefit overall health, plus a risk and symptom checklist and a detailed resource section, The Thyroid Hormone Breakthrough is the most comprehensive thyroid hormone book on the market.
The author of Living Well with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia identifies a connection between the thyroid and hormones, sharing holistic recommendations for diet, exercise, and alternate therapies. Original. 35,000 first printing.
From a "New York Times" bestselling author and nationally recognized patient advocate comes a groundbreaking guide to the often undiagnosed connection between the thyroid and hormones.
About the Author
Thyroid disease suffererMary J Shomon is the author of The Thyroid Diet, Living Well with Hypothyroidism, Living Well with Autoimmune Disease, Living Well with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, and Living Well with Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism. She lives in Kensington, Maryland.