Is it Me or My Hormones?: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly About Perimenopause and All the Crazy Things That Occur with Hormone Imbalance
Many women will be familiar with the common dismissals they hear from other health-care professionals in regard to their concerns. It's 'just a normal part of being a woman' or 'not that important'. Marcelle Pick validates women's experience of hormonal issues and reassures them that with simple, natural changes, they can eliminate their cravings, depression, mood swings and weight gain, going on to feel energized, sexual, and in command of their lives. In Is It Me or My Hormones?, Marcelle Pick, MSN, OB/GYN NP, and author of The Core Balance Diet and Is It Me or My Adrenals?, delves into the often misunderstood world of female hormonal imbalance. Marcelle not only shares her expertise as a health-care professional, but also her personal struggles as a woman with hormonal imbalance. She explains that the right diet, exercise, supplements, herbs, and psychological support, occasionally complemented with bioidentical hormones, can free women from hormone disruption. Marcelle talks women through the basic science of how their hormones affect their body, mind, and emotions in chapters such as: My Awful PMS ...and How it Almost Killed me; Your Hormonal Symphony; Let Go of What Doesn't Work. ..; ...And Start Doing What Does; Get Rid of the Hormonal Disrupters!; and Sexy, Sensual, and Talking to Your Partner. Is it Me or My Hormones? also provides women with a combination of engaging patient anecdotes and a concrete and accessible integrated 30-day program that can balance their hormones and make them feel like themselves again.