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It's my ovaries, stupid!

Author: Elizabeth Lee Vliet
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Provides information on women's hormonal dysfunctions, including evidence from research indicating that common environmental toxins and lifestyle factors contribute to conditions including depression, diabetes, and panic attacks.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Lee Vliet
ISBN: 0743210565 9780743210560
OCLC Number: 51342711
Description: xxvi, 437 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: SECTION I: BODY BASICS: When ovaries go awry: women's lives, women's stories --
Your ovaries: an owner's manual --
Your ovaries and their life cycle --
SECTION II: OVARIES AT RISK: Ovaries at risk: surprising toxins in your diet --
Ovaries at risk: "gender benders" and endocrine disruptors around you --
Ovaries at risk: toxic effect of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs --
Ovary shutdown: the toxic role of stess overload and sleep deprivation --
Lifestyle habits and culture issues: unexpected stess for our ovaries --
Ovaries at risk: unusual effects of viruses and medical illnesses --
Ovaries at risk: unrecognized problems from surgery, medications, and herbs --
SECTION III: YOUR OVARIES AND YOUR BODY: Ovaries out of balance: patterns in women's lives --
Ovarian hormones and the brain: it's not just stress or your imagination! --
The perils of PCOS, obesity, syndrome X, and diabetes --
The many facts of infertility: overlooked factors --
The ovaries and your other body systems --
SECTION IV: GETTING WELL: YOUR ACTION PLAN: Balancing ovarian hormones for optimal health --
Test-and-treat strategies for optimal thyroid, adrenal, and glucose-insulin balance --
Starting your "clean-up campaign": get rid of ovarian disruptors you can control --
Create your path to optimal energy and health.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Lee Vliet.

Abstract:

Provides information on women's hormonal dysfunctions, including evidence from research indicating that common environmental toxins and lifestyle factors contribute to conditions including depression, diabetes, and panic attacks.
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