Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Woman's Guide to Safe Natural Hormone Health

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Author: Holly Lucille
Published: February 2004
Publisher: IMPAKT Health
Number of pages: 156 pages
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Product Description:

In recent years, the conventional recommendation for women entering menopause or experiencing hormonal fluctuations has been synthetic hormone treatment with Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) or birth control pills, depending on a woman’s stage of life, according to Dr. Lucille. But the messages from the medical establishment and the media have been confusing and often conflicting, and women are now asking questions and seeking alternative solutions to managing their hormones, from puberty to perimenopause, menopause and beyond. Dr. Lucille’s book answers many questions, including: • What are hormones? A guide to the endocrine system, life cycles and recognizing your body’s signals when something is wrong • What are the underlying causes of hormone imbalance? Understanding estrogen – beneficial estrogens, the dangers of estrogen dominance and supplements that can help hormone balance • What is the stress connection? Stress and the connection to your hormones, adrenal glands, metabolism and thyroid • What are some natural ways to obtain relief? An in-depth look at natural remedies for hot flashes and night sweats, energy, sleep and reduced libido • How do I get the most out of my doctor visit? Tips on collecting your health history, researching possible health risks and becoming your own advocate

About the Author:

About the Author: Dr. Holly Lucille is a licensed Naturopathic Physician who graduated from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Ariz., where she received the prestigious "Daphne Blayden" award for her "Commitment to Naturopathic Medicine, academic excellence, compassion, perseverance, a loving sense of humor and a positive, supportive outlook." She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Enzymatic Therapy and has a private practice in Los Angeles called Healing From Within Healthcare. Holly is currently president of the California Association of Naturopathic Medicine and spearheaded the successful effort to get Naturopathic Physicians licensed in California. She has worked with the LA Free Clinic in providing health education, promotion and prevention in the public health system. Dr. Lucille has been seen on Lifetime Television for Women and the Discovery Health Channel as well as a number of radio shows speaking on women’s health.