Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science

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Hachette Books, Mar 22, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
An accessible, thorough explanation of hormones from A to Z, specifically how they relate to each other, how and why they become imbalanced, and how women can restore that balance
Internationally renowned Doctor of Oriental Medicine Claudia Welch breaks through the secrets behind hormonal health using the principles of Ayurveda (popularized in the West by Deepak Chopra) and the holistic sensibility of Dr. Christiane Northrup. Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life gives women the essential tools to achieve the perfect balance between their yin (sex hormones) and yang (stress hormones), and between the body and the mind.

You'll find the information you need to restore your body's natural harmony, including:
  • Tips to help heal your most pressing concerns, from menstrual pain to infertility, menopause, and breast and heart health
  • The best foods to eat for optimal health and wellness
  • Natural sleep secrets
  • What to do when you are just feeling crummy
  • How stress sabotages hormonal balance
  • Practical, easy-to-adopt stress-management techniques

 

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Contents

1 The Stress Epidemic
1
PART I DUALITY
11
PART II WOMENS HEALTH CONCERNS
39
PART III USING THE THREE PILLARS OF HEALTH TO RESTORE HORMONAL BALANCE
157
APPENDIX A
271
APPENDIX B
283
APPENDIX C
291
APPENDIX D
295
APPENDIX F
299
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
301
NOTES
305
INDEX
323
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