The Thyroid Solution: A Revolutionary Mind-body Program for Regaining Your Emotional and Physical Health

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Ballantine Books, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 442 pages
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It's sometimes called a hidden epidemic: One in ten Americans--more than twenty million people, most of them women--has a thyroid disorder. At any given time, millions of people have an undiagnosed thyroid disorder and experience a chronic mental anguish that almost certainly arises from the very same source. Yet many primary-care doctors still don't recognize the importance of the thyroid in mind-body health--and its especially crucial role in women's well-being.

The Thyroid Solution is a must-read for anyone who suffers from a thyroid condition. It's the first mind-body approach to identifying and curing thyroid imbalances. Written by a medical pioneer and leading authority in the field of thyroid research, this groundbreaking book offers Dr. Ridha Arem's practical program for maintaining thyroid health through diet, exercise, and stress control--and through his revolutionary medical plan, which combines two types of hormone treatments with astounding results. Inside you'll discover

- The thyroid basics--what it is, where it is, what it does
- How thyroid hormones affect the brain and alter mood, emotions, and behavior
leading to brain fog, weight gain, loss of libido, infertility, anxiety, and depression
- What tests to ask your doctor to give you--and what they mean
- The vital connection between stress and thyroid imbalance
- The benefits of antioxidants and essential fatty-acid foods and supplements
- How to recognize and cure the deep and lingering effects of a thyroid imbalance

Filled with remarkable patient histories and interviews that document the dramatic results of Dr. Arem's bold new treatments, The Thyroid Solution now gives you and your doctor the tools you need to live a life with peace of
mind . . . and body.

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I did think there was a great deal of information that was needed in this book. At times the amount of information was confusing. I think the author did well in trying to address the average person ... Read full review

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3 1/2 stars. Informative on Thyroid Disease Read full review


Which Comes First
When the Thyroid Is Underactive
When the Thyroid Is Overactive
Thyroid Imbalance Depression Anxiety and Mood Sw ings
Thyroid Hormone as an Antidepressant
No You Are Not Making It
The Thyroid and Your Sex Life
When the Thyroid and Relationships Collide
Treating the Imbalance
Curing the Lingering Effects of Thyroid Imbalance
It Made Me Feel Better All Over
Healthful Choices Day by Day
Living w ith Thyroid Eye Disease
Curable but Anguishing

Fatigue Chronic Fatigue
Is Your Thyroid a Factor?
The Hormonal Link
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Dr. Ridha Arem is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is also Chief of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston. In addition to teaching medical students and physicians-in-training, he regularly speaks to primary-care physicians and specialists at various educational programs. Dr. Arem is a nationally recognized thyroid specialist. For the past ten years he has been the author and editor of Clinical Thyroidology, a well respected widely read periodical publication for physicians on thyroid disorders. He also contributes to Thyroid USA, the official newsletter of the American Foundation of Thyroid Patients, and participates in patient education programs.

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