If you're in your thirties or forties, your body is changing, and so are your moods, sleep, health, and weight. Tired of being at the mercy of your hormones? Armed with the knowledge in this book, you don't have to be. Read more...
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If you're in your thirties or forties, your body is changing, and so are your moods, sleep, health, and weight. Tired of being at the mercy of your hormones? Armed with the knowledge in this book, you don't have to be. Perimenopause can be enjoyable if you know what to do. "I'm Too Young for This "details how you can get your body and mind back on track, safely and without drugs, including:
- How our bodies transition hormonally--from puberty through perimenopause.
- The common complaints of perimenopause--and hidden factors that may keep you symptomatic.
- What are the minor and major hormones, and the important role they play in feeling good and staying vibrant and healthy.
- What to eat--including Perimenopausal Power Foods--as well as other lifestyle shifts that are critical to your successful transition.
- Cutting-edge research that proves the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormone replacement (BHRT).
- The Symptom Solver: a state-of-the-art guide to immediate relief for your hormonal complaints. Plus, how to find the right doctor as well as get your most frequently asked questions answered by expert hormone specialists.
Your life is about to change for the better. You can feel great, be vibrant, healthy, thin, and sexy This book shows you how.
- ISBN-13: 9780385347693
- ISBN-10: 0385347693
- Publisher: Harmony
- Publish Date: September 2013
- Page Count: 267
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2013-08-05
- Reviewer: Staff
In her latest book, actress and prolific author Somers (Sexy Forever) tackles the prickly topic of perimenopause. Targeting women as young as 35, the actress and author reviews the hormonal changes that happen throughout their lifetimes and discusses perimenopause as a natural stage, that if identified and treated properly, does not have to wreak havoc on women’s lives. Writing in a friendly tone and sharing her physical and mental struggle with changing hormones, she examines symptoms many women experience in menopause, jokingly calling them the “7 Dwarves of Menopause” (“Itchy,” “Bitchy,” “Sleepy,” “Sweaty,” “Bloated,” “Forgetful,” and “All Dried Up”), and explains why similar premenopausal symptoms may be occurring for women in their 30s and 40s. Somers openly acknowledges that she was attacked in the media for writing about fighting aging through bioidentical hormone replacement (BHRT), but continues to espouse its benefits here. The book focuses on wellness in general and emphasizes a common-sense approach to health as the first line of defense in controlling hormonal changes: a balanced diet and supplements, regular exercise and sleep regimes, and control of stress. Whether or not readers support her claims that BHRT works and is safe, they will come away more informed about hormones, knowing that perimenopausal symptoms are real and treatable. (Oct.)