Books, Living Well with Hypothyroidism by Mary J Shomon, 587 Page, Paper-Back Book (Discontinued Item)
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Living Well with Hypothyroidism, What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You...That You Need To Know (Revised and Updated)
"If I could recommend only one book on thyroid problems for patients, this would be it."-Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D.
Are You Suffering From:
- Weight Gain?
- Low Sex Drive?
- "Brain Fog" and Memory Problems?
You could be one of the 20 million Americans suffering from the mysterious often undiagnosed or undertreated symptoms of hypothyroidism.
The Most Comprehensive Resource Available on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypothyroidism
For millions of Americans, hypothyroidism often goes untreated... or is treated improperly. This book, thoroughly researches by the nation's top thyroid patient advocate-a hypothyroidism patient herself-provides you with answers to all your questions, including:
- What is hypothyroidism?
- What are the warning signs, symptoms, and risk factors?
- Why is getting diagnosed often a challenge, and how can you overcome the obstacles?
- What treatments are available (including those your doctor hasn't told you about)?
- Which alternative and holistic therapies, nutritional changes, and supplements may help treat hypothyroidism?
"In this first-rate book... the disorder, its myths, and medicine's successes and failures at dealing with it are thoroughly examined."-Los Angeles Times
Harper Resource An Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers
It would be great if every thyroid patient could hear the information in this book from their doctor. Unfortunately, the vast majority of physicians don't even recognize thyroid disorders in the patients they are supposed to help. And, if they do, they are unwilling or unable to provide the type of care that will help their patients to live a full life. This book gives patients the information their doctors can't or won't provide. Anyone suffering from thyroid disorders needs to read this book.
This book helped me understand the changes I can expect in the future as I head back to being "well" again.
A very good informative book
Posted by Reviewer1438643 on Aug 09, 2012
Anyone with hypothyroidism should read this book. It has a wealth of information. I have hypothyroidism and this book has helped me understand my disease better.
Posted by Reviewer2309150 on Mar 02, 2012
I learned just as much on her web sites, but this compiles it all in one, and is helpful for those who dont do much internet research. But it is not necessary to buy both her books, they are pretty much saying the same thing.
Posted by Reviewer1051392 on Jun 06, 2011
This book is so good!!! I was recently diagnosed with an under-active thyroid and wasn't happy about the fact that the supplement I was recommended interfered with my menstrual period. So I decided to do some research and came across the author and this book. It is well worth the money. I almost borrowed it from the library, but I'm glad I have it to keep. It contains so much valuable information you'll want to have it on hand to refer back to. One of the best things about this book is that it's written by someone who has been living with this condition for several years and she is sharing what she has learned to benefit others. Outstanding. When I grow up I want to be just like you Mary Shomon.
Posted by Reviewer1968084 on Mar 22, 2011
This is a must read for education about your thyroid. Mine was removed 8 years ago due to large goiters and Hashi's. I am now armed with education on how the medication works and what test I should ask to be run. My only regret is that I waited so long to educate myself about this topic. Mary is a very educated authorty and I really apreciate her efforts for al of us. This book is well worth the time, as are all of her books on the subject. Thanks so much for awesme prices iherb and great, fast service.