PCOS For Dummies

PCOS For Dummies Author Gaynor Bussell
ISBN-10 9781118098653
Year 2011-08-23
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Describes the causes and symptoms of PCOS, looks at treatment options, and offers advice on living with PCOS.

Managing PCOS For Dummies

Managing PCOS For Dummies Author Gaynor Bussell
ISBN-10 1119996384
Year 2011-03-31
Pages 376
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Don't be held hostage by Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - with the right diet and effective exercise, you can minimise its impact on your day-to-day life and future wellbeing. Packed with realistic advice from a qualified nutritionist, this guide takes you through everything from picking which treatments to try - and which to avoid - to thriving with PCOS superfoods and finding resources and support to help you stay positive and maintain your focus

DASH Diet For Dummies

DASH Diet For Dummies Author Sarah Samaan
ISBN-10 9781118880821
Year 2014-08-07
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Lower your blood pressure in just two weeks with the #1 rated diet When high blood pressure becomes chronic, it's called hypertension—a condition that affects 970 million people worldwide, and is classified by the World Health Organization as a leading cause of premature death. While medications can help, nothing beats dietary and lifestyle modifications in the fight against high blood pressure, and the DASH diet is a powerful tool in your arsenal. Focusing on lowering sodium intake and increasing fiber, vitamins, and minerals can help lower your blood pressure in as little as two weeks. It's no wonder that the DASH Diet is ranked as the number 1 diet for three years in a row and is endorsed by the American Heart Association, The National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute, and The Mayo Clinic. DASH Diet for Dummies is your ultimate guide to taking control of your body once and for all. Originally conceived to alleviate hypertension, the DASH Diet has been proven effective against a number of conditions including Type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, PCOS, weight loss, and more. DASH Diet for Dummies contains all the information you need to put the diet into practice, including: Over 40 DASH-approved recipes, including meals, snacks, and desserts 100+ DASH-approved foods, including meats, seafood, sweets, and more Tips for navigating the grocery store and choosing healthier fare A 14-day Menu Planner to help you get started today The DASH Diet is built upon the principles of healthy eating and getting the most nutritional bang for your buck. Doctors even recommend DASH to their healthy patients as an easy, stress-free way to adopt the food habits that will serve them for life. DASH Diet for Dummies is your roadmap on the journey to good health, so get ready to start feeling better every day.

A Patient s Guide to PCOS

A Patient s Guide to PCOS Author Walter Futterweit, M.D.
ISBN-10 1429904836
Year 2006-03-21
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Holt Paperbacks
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A comprehensive guide to polycystic ovary syndrome, from a leading authority on the condition One in ten American women of childbearing age is affected by polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) to some degree, and many suffer from serious symptoms, such as infertility, early miscarriage, chronic pelvic pain, weight gain, high blood pressure, acne, and abnormal hair growth. PCOS is by far the most common hormone imbalance in women of this age group, yet few women understand the threat it poses to their health—or how to prevent it. In A Patient's Guide to PCOS, Dr. Walter Futterweit, a foremost authority on PCOS in America, tells women everything they need to know about this condition and how to treat it. Drawing on his twenty-five years researching and treating the condition and his ongoing long-term study of more than a thousand women with PCOS, Futterweit discusses • what PCOS is and how it affects your body • what to eat and how to exercise to control PCOS • all the treatment options, including the latest drug therapies • how to reverse PCOS-induced infertility and restore healthy skin and hair • resources for preventing, diagnosing, and treating PCOS This comprehensive guide contains everything women need to know about PCOS—from identifying warning signs and seeking a diagnosis to finding emotional support in recovery—to regain their health and resume their lives.

8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS

8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS Author Fiona McCulloch
ISBN-10 9781626343023
Year 2016-09-20
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Greenleaf Book Group
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A Unique 8-Step System to Reverse Your PCOS Author and naturopathic doctor Fiona McCulloch dives deep into the science underlying the mysteries of PCOS, offering the newest research and discoveries on the disorder and a detailed array of treatment options. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal condition in women. It afflicts ten to fifteen percent of women worldwide, causing various symptoms, including hair loss, acne, hirsutism, irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain, and infertility. 8 Steps to Reverse your PCOS gives you the knowledge to take charge of your health. Dr. McCulloch introduces the key health factors that must be addressed to reverse PCOS. Through quizzes, symptom checklists, and lab tests, she'll guide you in identifying which of the factors are present and what you can do to treat them. You'll have a clear path to health with the help of this unique, step-by-step natural medicine system to heal your PCOS. Having worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past fifteen years of her practice, Dr. McCulloch is committed to health education and advocacy, enabling her patients with the most current information on health topics and natural therapies with a warm, empathetic approach.

PCOS

PCOS Author Colette Harris
ISBN-10 0722539754
Year 2000
Pages 211
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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The bestselling guide to this increasingly common womens' health concern.

The PCOS Diet Book

The PCOS Diet Book Author Colette Harris
ISBN-10 0007131844
Year 2002
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Thorson's
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One in 10 women suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome. The authors offer a practical lifeline to sufferers with advice on diets for boosting fertility; preventing diabetes and heart disease; breaking out of the cycle of emotional eating; and nutritional supplements and herbal remedies.

Acne For Dummies

Acne For Dummies Author Herbert P. Goodheart, M.D.
ISBN-10 9780471746980
Year 2006-01-04
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States, affecting more than 60 million adults and teenagers each year. Acne For Dummies addresses the causes of acne, and, most importantly, what can safely be done to cover it up, treat it, and minimize scarring. The book covers everything from daily skin care, over-the-counter acne preparations, and when to see a dermatologist to the hazards and benefits of prescription acne medications and the range of dermatological procedures available to erase aftereffects. Also covered are specific issues common to acne as seen in various ethnic groups and other skin problems, such as rosacea, a condition that people often mistake for acne.

The PCOS Diet Plan

The PCOS Diet Plan Author Hillary Wright
ISBN-10 9780399578182
Year 2017
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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"A prescriptive guide that focuses on using diet and exercise to manage polycystic ovary syndrome and has new information on diet therapy and exercise, current food and fitness logging technologies, and all-new nutrition-backed meal plans"--

Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies

Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies Author Meri Reffetto
ISBN-10 9781118807880
Year 2014-01-30
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Get proven results from this safe, effective, and easy-to-follow diet The glycemic load is a ranking system for carbohydrate-rich food that measures the amount of carbohydrates in a serving. The glycemic index indicates how rapidly a carbohydrate is digested and released as glucose (sugar) into the bloodstream. Using the Glycemic Index is a proven method for calculating the way carbohydrates act in your body to help you lose weight, safely, quickly, and effectively. The second edition of The Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies presents this system in an easy-to-apply manner, giving you the tools and tips you need to shed unwanted pounds and improve your overall health. You'll not only discover how to apply the glycemic index to your existing diet plan, but you'll also get new and updated information on how to develop a healthy lifestyle. Recommends foods that boost metabolism, promote weight loss, and provide longer-lasting energy Features delicious GI recipes for glycemic-friendly cooking at home Includes exercises for maintaining glycemic index weight loss and promoting physical fitness Offers guidance on shopping for food as well as eating at restaurants and away from home Glycemic Index Diet For Dummies, 2nd Edition is for anyone looking for an easy-to-apply guide to making the switch to this healthy lifestyle.

The Insulin Resistance Diet for PCOS

The Insulin Resistance Diet for PCOS Author Jennifer Koslo, Ph.d.
ISBN-10 1623159024
Year 2017-02-14
Pages 228
Language en
Publisher Rockridge Press
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You can regain control of your health. You will find relief from your PCOS symptoms. You are not alone. If you're living with PCOS, chances are that you're all too familiar with its symptoms. But when it comes to treating them, it's not always clear what actually works. A study released by the US National Library of Medicine indicates that at least 50% of women with PCOS are insulin resistant. And following an insulin resistance diet is now the #1 method for treating PCOS--naturally and effectively. No one knows this better than co-authors of The Insulin Resistance Diet for PCOS, Tara Spencer and Jennifer Koslo. As a nutritionist and fellow PCOS thriver, Tara has gained control over her PCOS through an insulin resistant diet and now helps others do the same. As a registered dietician nutritionist of sixteen years, Jennifer has helped numerous women manage their PCOS through critical lifestyle changes and the use of an insulin resistance diet. In The Insulin Resistance Diet for PCOS, Tara and Jennifer deliver the simplest, most up-to-date resource for women who are ready to begin reversing the chronic, debilitating effects caused by PCOS through an insulin resistance diet. Get the facts with clear, easy-to-understand information about insulin resistance, how it affects women with PCOS, and how an insulin resistance diet can help. Know what to eat with a practical meal plan and easy recipes specifically designed to help you overcome insulin resistance and manage the impact of PCOS on women's bodies. Enjoy affordable, tailored recipes customized to your unique PCOS concerns, including three distinct labels for "Lower Calorie," "Inflammation Fighter," and "Fertility Boost." With The Insulin Resistance Diet for PCOS, relief from your PCOS symptoms is within your reach.

Dad s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

Dad s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies Author Roger Henderson
ISBN-10 9781119977254
Year 2011-09-20
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher John Wiley and Sons
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Practical, hands-on information for fathers-to-be Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies is packed with practical, straightforward information for fathers-to-be, covering all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy from a dad’s unique point of view. When it comes to pregnancy, dads’ roles have changed so much in the past few decades that expectant fathers don’t always know where to turn to for guidance and advice on this milestone event. Now they do! Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies covers: What to expect at doctor’s visits Tips for being a supportive partner during pregnancy and preparing for fatherhood Advice on birth plans, labour and delivery, and the first days and weeks of a baby’s life Packed with helpful information on the typical struggles and feelings expectant fathers face, Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives first-time fathers and veteran dads alike a wealth of useful information.