The Thyroid Sourcebook for Women
A woman’s definitive guide to understanding and coping with thyroid disorders
Millions of women suffer from a thyroid condition; unfortunately, many of them may not know that the cause of their health problems is thyroid disease and so their symptoms often go undiagnosed. The most common thyroid disorders are autoimmune thyroid diseases, such as Hashimoto’s disease and Graves’ disease. And thyroid cancer is the fastest rising cancer among women. Now M. Sara Rosenthal, Ph.D., the most trusted voice on thyroid disorders, is helping women take charge of their health with a new, up-to-date edition of The Thyroid Sourcebook for Women.
This revised and updated second edition includes the latest research and corrects misinformation in other thyroid books. It addresses women’s specific concerns about thyroid disease symptoms and treatment, including thyroid hormone therapy and how thyroid disease interacts with other women’s health issues, such as pregnancy, menopause, emotional health, diet and weight gain, and other autoimmune disorders.
It answers your most urgent questions, including: Are my panic attacks actually a symptom of too much thyroid hormone? Is my fatigue related to hypothyroidism? Is hormone replacement therapy an option for me?
The ultimate resource for any woman with a thyroid condition, The Thyroid Sourcebook for Women will help you make informed decision about your health in language you can understand.
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“The Thyroid Sourcebook for Women “is an indispensable resource for the one in eight American women who suffers from chronic thyroid disorders. This new edition features the latest research on thyroid disorders, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer, and their effect on women’s health and lives. It explores the advantages and disadvantages of the latest medications and treatments, while addressing critical concerns for women such as fertility, pregnancy, postpartum thyroid disorder, menopause, depression, and weight gain. It also offers candid appraisals of major alternative therapies.
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