How Not to Kill Your Husband: Dr. Cabot's Manual to Hormone Happiness

How Not to Kill Your Husband: Dr. Cabot's Manual to Hormone Happiness

by Sandra Cabot


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982933664
Publisher: SCB International, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Dr. Sandra Cabot is the medical and executive director of the Australian National Health Advisory Service. She graduated with honors in medicine and surgery from the University of Adelaide in South Australia in 1975. She began her medical career in 1980 as a general practitioner obstetrician-gynecologist and practiced in Sydney Australia. During the mid-1980s she spent six months working as a volunteer doctor at the Leyman hospital, which is the largest missionary hospital in northern India.

Table of Contents

Dedication 3

About the Author 5

Introduction 7

1 What is a Hormone? 10

2 The Premenstrual Syndrome 13

Common Symptoms of the Premenstrual Syndrome 15

What causes the Premenstrual Syndrome? 16

How can you find out if you are ovulating regularly? 19

3 Does Nutrition play a role in PMS? 24

Can nutritional supplements help overcome PMS? 24

4 The Anti-PMS Diet - Golden Rules 29

Golden Rules and the Good Effects 29

Can Lifestyle Changes Help PMS? 30

Lifestyle and the Benefits 30

5 What Risk Factors Increase Your Chance of PMS? 32

Is there a Test for PMS? 33

6 Hormonal treatment for PMS 38

Progesterone-the Calm, happy hormone 38

Is natural progesterone safe? 43

What is the difference between natural and synthetic progesterone? 47

7 Different ways to use Natural Progesterone 48

8 The principles for an Anti-PMS Diet and Lifestyle 56

Healthy happy fats for the brain 56

Protein 58

Reduce foods high in refined sugar 59

Increase antioxidant foods 60

Juice Recipe to reduce PMS 62

Breast pain relief 62

9 Additional Natural Treatments for Premenstrual Depression and Stress 64

10 Premenstrual Syndrome and the Thyroid Gland 73

Normal Variations of Body Temperature 80

Farewell Message 82

References 84

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