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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Elizabeth Lee Vliet
|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.|
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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