Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome by Michelle Harrison
Updated with the latest information
A completely revised edition of the classic guide to PMS-the first book on this pressing health issue ever published in the United States
Soon after Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome came out more than fifteen years ago, it was established as the definitive resource. In this third edition, you'll find accurate, up-to-date information on
Symptoms and causes of PMS PMS and perimenopause Premenstrual magnification (PMM) Diagnosing PMS Treating PMS through diet, exercise, and stress management Vitamins, minerals, oil of evening primrose, and other nonprescription remedies Progesterone Antiprostaglandins, antidepressants, and diuretics Acupuncture and alternative therapies Psychotherapy PMS and its effect on sexuality, the family, and creativity Support groups Social and political implications of PMS Other resources, including information on using the Internet for further research
With its practical advice, friendly approach, and comprehensive resource section, you'll find Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome an invaluable guide to the answers you need.
Michelle Harrison, M.D. (www.michelleharrison.com), is a leading authority on women's health and PMS. She developed one of the first programs devoted to treatment of PMS. As a family physician and psychiatrist, she has consulted and lectured internationally on women's health and other related health-policy issues. Dr. Harrison is also the author of A Woman in Residence and The Preteen's First Book About Love, Sex, and AIDS.
Marla Ahlgrimm, R.Ph., a registered pharmacist, is the cofounder of PMS Access (www.womenshealth.com) and the founder of Women's Health America. She was one of the first health professionals in the United States to recognize, define, and develop PMS options for consumers.