A Harvard physician's scientifically proven method to improve your physical and mental health by optimizing your hormones in your 30s, 40s, and beyondDr. Sara Gottfried refuses to accept the traditional medical thinking that feeling cranky, asexual, tapped out, and sleep-deprived is just part of being female and aging, and that prescription medication will fix all problems. Offering solutions in nonjudgmental and thoughtful language, Dr. Gottfried provides a novel plan based on solid scientific research. She believes you don't find a cure at the bottom of a pill bottle. A specialist in functional and integrative therapies, Dr. Gottfried bases her three-step treatment strategy on ten years' study of cutting-edge techniques and ancient treatments validated by current medical research. The plan includes supplements and targeted lifestyle changes that address underlying deficiencies, herbal therapies, and bioidentical hormones--most available without a prescription.Easy to understand and highly illuminating, The Hormone Cure demonstrates how balancing your hormones can actually cure underlying health issues, alleviate symptoms, and give women a life of increased energy, sensuality, and resilience.
About the Author
Sara Gottfried, M.D. is a Harvard-trained integrative physician. A board-certified gynecologist, Gottfried believes in treating the root cause of disease, not just the symptoms of the problem. A recognized yoga instructor, Gottfried teaches workshops and online e-courses to help women cultivate their sexy, vibrant, vital selves. She has been featured in "Yoga Journal, Glamour, Diablo, " and "Natural Health." She is also the medical-expert featured in the award-winning film "YogaWoman." She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two children.