Dr. Erika's Hormone Solution for Your Daughter

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 100 pages
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Dr. Erika's Hormone Solution for Your Daughter offers the true-life stories of real teens coping with the heartbreaking physical and emotional consequences of obesity.Dr. Schwartz explains that the trigger for budding weight problems in teens can often be traced to the beginning of puberty, when their bodies are overloaded with hormones that impact mood, energy, motivation, and weight gain.Teens feel condemned to exist in their new, fuller figures, and cannot make the hormonal correlation between their emotional havoc and their expanding bodies. In a revolutionary step-by-step, dose-by-dose plan, Dr. Schwartz reveals how natural hormones and supplements can be used to help achieve optimal balance of a teen's raging hormones for improved mood, energy level, self-confidence, and weight loss.

Dr. Erika's Hormone Solution for Your Daughter offers new hope and a tried and tested plan that parents can implement today to start on the path to both a brighter future and a lifetime of health and self-confidence.

 

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Contents

Natural Hormones
28
Supplements for Teens
48
The Role of the Menstrual Cycle
67
Teens Weight and Acne
89
Teen Identity
114
Diet Body Image and Exercise
138
Teen Rebellion
159
Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll
174
Fathers and Daughters
193
Boys Are Teens Too
203
Summary
209
Dr Erikas Daily Journal
233
Recommended Readings
243
Index
255
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Erika T. Schwartz, M.D., author of Natural Energy, The Hormone Solution, and The 30-Day Natural Hormone Plan is a health care pioneer and key opinion leader in the emerging field of integrative medicine and the use of natural hormones. A consummate clinician and patient advocate, Dr. Schwartz has cared for more than fifty thousand patients over twenty-seven years and provides educational and clinical services nationally via her website, www.DrErika.com. A leading expert on natural/bioidentical hormones and their use in total health for teens and adults, Dr. Schwartz has appeared on The View, the CBS Early Show, MSNBC, the Fox News Channel, PBS, and CNN, and her writings and quotes have appeared in Vogue, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. Dr. Schwartz earned her medical degree from SUNY Downstate and fulfilled her postgraduate training in internal medicine and critical care at Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, New York.

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