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Natural Hormone Balance for Women : Look Younger, Feel Stronger, and Live Life with Exuberance - Uzzi Reiss

Natural Hormone Balance for Women

Look Younger, Feel Stronger, and Live Life with Exuberance

Paperback Published: 2nd January 2002
ISBN: 9780743406666
Number Of Pages: 320

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A pioneering gynecologist and antiaging specialist with a successful Beverly Hills practice, Dr. Uzzi Reiss shows the way for women who want to turn back the effects of time through natural hormone therapy, but who wonder: is it safe? Does it work? Is hormone therapy right for me?


is Dr. Reiss's breakthrough, step-by-step program for women who want to take control of their lives by restoring hormonal balance. This revolutionary, commonsense natural hormone replacement program is designed to meet the individual needs of most women looking to rejuvenate body and mind -- and offers astounding benefits for women of all ages:

More energy and stamina * Improved memory * Healthier, more youthful skin * Balanced moods * Less depression and anxiety * Stabilization of weight and more muscle definition * Better sleep patterns * PMS and menopausal symptoms reduced or eliminated * Enhanced sexuality

Dr. Reiss takes the confusion out of the medical information you need to know. In clear, nontechnical language, he thoroughly explains:

  • the important difference between standard chemical hormone prescriptions and natural hormone replacements

  • which hormone replacements are best for you and how to adjust them to your maximum individual benefit

  • how to take hormones without worry

  • how to choose the most effective hormonal gel, cream, pill, or sublingual drops, and when to use them.

    Dr. Reiss has helped thousands of women transform their lives by achieving natural hormone balance. Now you can tap into the replenishing "fountain of youthfulness" that is not only essential for better life, but easier and safer to achieve than ever before.

    Industry Reviews

    Jesse Lynn Hanley, M.D. Coauthor of What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Premenopause As a physician who practices wellness-oriented health care, I predict that the book you are about to read will banish your confusion and fear....Uzzi Reiss is my gynecologist, and the gynecologist for many of my patients....This book is a translation of his experience with thousands of patients, and can help grandmothers, mothers, and daughters alike.
    Ann Louise Gittleman, M.S., C.N.S.
    Author of Before the Change and Super Nutrition for Menopause Natural Hormone Balance For Women is undoubtedly the single best book I have read on the subject to date, and I have read all of them.
    Janet Zand, O.M.D.
    Coauthor of Smart Medicine for a Healthier Child With this book, women can finally gain insight into what is going on in their bodies, why they feel how they do, and what can make them feel better. I am looking forward to recommending it to patients, friends, and colleagues.
    Leeza Gibbons Dr. Reiss has been my doctor for many years. As I evolve as a woman, he continues to have answers to the questions that matter the most. He has contributed to my physical, mental, and emotional health, and in this book, he shows how all three are connected and how as women we can take back control. For every woman who ever felt her body was out of control, this book is a must-read.
    Hyla Cass, M.D.
    Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine.
    Author of St. John's Wort: Nature's Blues Buster -- At last! The complex hormone issue made understandable. This program brings life-enhancing results through a dynamic combination of self-observation and physician partnership.
    Lynda Obst
    Film producer and author of Hello, He Lied Dr. Uzzi Reiss's revolutionary approach to women's health has changed my life for the better at a moment I feared the worst. His breakthrough research has emerged from this neglected field in the nick of time for my whole generation.
    Paula Wagner
    Cruise/Wagner Productions An intelligent book that talks straight about women's issues and enhances our understanding of how our complex systems work. This is empowerment!
    Marsha Mason I wish this book had been available ten years ago. It would have saved me years of pain and anguish. I have been using natural hormone replacement for some years, and now I feel terrific and vital. Thank you, Dr. Reiss.
    Victoria Principal Dr. Reiss's sensitivity and caring combined with his vast and courageous medical experience makes this a must-read for every woman over forty.

  • Forewordp. XI
    Introduction: Taking Hormones Without Worryp. XV
    The Promise of Natural Hormone Replacement
    Why Natural Hormones?p. 3
    Hormones and Individualityp. 11
    Before You Start--Tending to Your Stress and Insulinp. 14
    Making Your Physician a Natural Hormone Partnerp. 22
    How to Control Estrogen--Instead of Being Controlled
    ABCs of Estrogenp. 27
    Problems with Conventional Estrogen Replacement (ERT)p. 41
    Basics of Natural Estrogen Replacementp. 48
    Natural Estrogen Replacement for Menopausep. 60
    Natural Estrogen Replacement for Perimenopausep. 79
    Natural Estrogen Replacement for Younger Womenp. 89
    How to Optimize Your Progesterone Protection
    ABCs of Progesteronep. 99
    Progesterone and Progestins--Two Million Years of Differencep. 104
    Basics of Natural Progesterone Replacementp. 114
    Natural Progesterone Replacement for Menopausep. 124
    Natural Progesterone Replacement for Perimenopausep. 137
    Natural Progesterone Replacement for Younger Womenp. 143
    Building on the Basics: Using Other Natural Hormones to Stay Younger, More Vital, and Healthier
    Testosteronep. 165
    Human Growth Hormonep. 178
    DHEAp. 192
    Melatoninp. 204
    Pregnenolonep. 210
    Putting It All Together
    How to Take Multiple Hormonesp. 217
    Breast Cancer and Hormonesp. 229
    The Future of Hormone Therapyp. 247
    Where to Buy Natural Hormonesp. 251
    Beware of Hidden Hormones in Health Productsp. 255
    Selected Referencesp. 259
    Acknowledgmentsp. 273
    Indexp. 275
    About the Authorsp. 293
    Table of Contents provided by Syndetics. All Rights Reserved.

    ISBN: 9780743406666
    ISBN-10: 0743406664
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 320
    Published: 2nd January 2002
    Publisher: Atria Books
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 2.54
    Weight (kg): 0.27
    Edition Number: 1

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