Female brain gone insane : an emergency guide for women who feel like they are falling apart /
by Lundin, Mia.Material type: BookPublisher: Deerfield Beach, FL : Health Communications, c2009Description: xvi, 248 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780757314162 (pbk.) :; 0757314163 (pbk.).Title notes: $14.95 prolam 11-2011 (db)Subject(s): Women -- PsychologyOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
The first book to specifically address the emotional issues of hormonal and brain chemistry imbalances <br> <br> Do you wake up every morning feeling flat and like you are going through the motions? Feel wired but tired? Do you feel like it's all you can do to get through another day? Ambivalent or lackluster about life? Is your brain foggy and are you worried about your lack of sleep? If any of these questions pertain to you, you may feel like you have gone insane, but there is an emergency guidebook that can rescue you.<br> <br> Female Brain Gone Insane is the hands-on manual for women who feel like they are falling apart, losing it, or going "insane" and focuses on the emotional symptoms of hormone and brain chemistry imbalances associated with the combination of stress-filled lives and life transitions such as PMS, perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause.<br> <br> Unlike other hormone books on the market, Female Brain Gone Insane is less focused on physiological changes such as bone loss and weight gain and instead tackles the legitimate panic and distress women feel as they experience symptoms associated with emotional and intellectual turmoil, including mood swings, loss of concentration and/or memory, and mental acuteness, to name a few. Women who have asked 'Why do I feel like I am losing it? 'How can I cope with the emotional changes I am experiencing?' and 'Will I ever feel like myself again?' will find real and compassionate help in this emergency guidebook.<br> <br> What's even more unique, is the author's contention that changes in the brain that affect a woman's mood, memory, concentration, and acuteness may not always be a hormone imbalance caused by menopause or other female-specific issues, as doctors often misdiagnose, but imbalances induced by the stress and anxiety levels associated with our fast-paced lifestyles that affect us at a deeper level. Bottom line, the key to a woman's well being is balanced brain chemistry, and Female Brain Gone Insane offers customizable solutions for every woman.<br> <br> Without lumping all women into one category, Female Brain Gone Insane helps each woman identify the symptoms of her particular emotional and psychological problems---be they depression, panic attacks, memory loss, or even acting out of character, and then offers support, information, and treatment so that she can rebalance herself. The core of the plan is to use bio-identical hormones (using the right hormone at the right time) and supplements carefully chosen to manipulate brain chemistry so that the body is happy again! Women will be liberated from their emotional turmoil with step-by-step, tailor-made rescue prescriptions based on the author's thriving practice of more than 3,000 satisfied patients.<br> No more misdiagnoses or 'Band-aid' treatments such as antidepressants, birth-control pills, or even unnecessary surgeries Unique philosophy, accompanied with a combination of bio-identical hormones, nutritional supplements, good food, including targeted amino acid therapy, and lifestyle changes allows women to truly manipulate and support their brain chemistry Readers learn the basic science behind the intricate dance between their hormones and brain chemistry and are then encouraged to respect and identify their own emotional and physical symptoms Identifies the underlying causes of emotional symptoms and addresses women's unique bio-chemical composition with a new and unconventional approach to integrating bio-identical hormones, targeted amino acid therapy, and other nutritional supplements.
$14.95 prolam 11-2011 (db)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-239) and index.
Why the female brain goes insane -- The bioidentical hormone solution -- Identify your hormonal phase -- Discover your emotional type -- Food and supplements to the rescue -- Adrenal health -- The thyroid connection -- Afterword : how to maintain emotional balance for life.
A hands-on guerilla manual for women who feel like they are falling apart, melting down, losing it, and going "insane"--with customizable Emotional Rescue Plans to liberate them from the emotional turmoil associated with the symptoms of PMS, perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Acknowledgments (p. ix)
- Preface: My Female Brain Gone Insane (p. xi)
- Introduction (p. 1)
- How to Use this Book (p. 9)
- Part 1 The Science Behind the Insanity and the Solution
- Chapter 1 Why the Female Brain Goes Insane (p. 25)
- Chapter 2 The Bioidentical Hormone Solution (p. 45)
- Part 2 Four Steps to Sanity-Your Emotional Rescue Plan
- Step 1 Identify Your Hormonal Phase (p. 67)
- Step 2 Discover Your Emotional Type (p. 101)
- Step 3 Food and Supplements to the Rescue (p. 113)
- Step 4 Stress-buster and Life-improvement Techniques (p. 137)
- Part 3 Supplementary Steps for Adrenal and Thyroid Support
- Step 5 Adrenal Health (p. 159)
- Step 6 The Thyroid Connection (p. 183)
- Afterword: Staying Sane-How to Keep Your Emotional Rescue Plan Current (p. 197)
- Resources for Sanity (p. 207)
- References (p. 219)
- Index (p. 241)