Self-Help for Premenstrual Syndrome: Third Edition (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


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.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0679778004
ISBN-13: 9780679778004
Published: Random House, 02/02/1999
Pages: 208
Language: English


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