And It's About Time There Was Some Support For Cushing's!
Many helpful books are prohibitively expensive, so you may want to check them out of the library, if possible. I found these from amazon.com interesting.
If you know of any good books that I've left out from this list, please let me know.
Androgen disorders are perhaps the most common and overlooked of female hormonal problems. Women's health writer Theresa Cheung describes how the hormone imbalance affects women both physically and emotionally, explaining how these disorders can be treated by conventional and alternative means and noting ways to prevent the problem as well.
From Book News, Inc.
Molitch (Center for Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine at Northwestern U. Medical School) presents 23 contributors who review the integration of hypothalamic and pituitary function, beginning with an overview of the anatomic and biochemical links between the hypothalamus and pituitary, including embryogenesis and growth. Topics include regulation of pituitary function, disorders of growth, acromegaly, hypopituitarism in adults, prolactinomas, thryrotropin- and gonadotropin-producing tumors, control of reproductive system, Cushing's syndromes, diabetes insipidus, inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, hypothalamic disorders, and null-cell pituitary adenomas and other non-pituitary, perisellar mass lesions.
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An orchestrated network of ductless glands produces hormones that interface between body and emotions. Discover the most underdiagnosed glandular conditions and how to correct them. Find out which nutrients and other conditions promote the health of each gland in this vital network. Unexplained emotions often indicate glandular imbalance. As endocrine harmony is restored, conditions such as diabetes, hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism, menopause, premenstrual syndrome, seasonal affective disorder, and stress-related conditions all improve.
About the Author
David Rowland is the founder and Educational Director of the Edison Institute of Nutrition and past president of the Nutritional Consultants Organization of Canada. For 15 years David conducted an active nutritional counseling practice. He has written 20 books and numerous magazine articles.
For the first 30 years of his life, David suffered from repeated bouts of digestive disturbances, respiratory ailments, and malaise. His ill health was really a blessing in disguise that set him on a course of learning natural methods of healing. In the process of curing himself, David discovered his love for helping others.
David's personal path to full health led him to undertake extensive training in nutrition, eventually leading to a PhD degree in that field. All that he has learned through studying, practicing, and teaching he readily shares with his readers in a clear, direct writing style.
Dr. Isaacs is Melinda Freels' Endo. Melinda writes: "I want to give my endo's new book a plug. He doesn't know I'm doing this. Dr. Isaacs is the best endo I've seen, (and I've seen at least a dozen in the Atlanta area) plus he really knows his stuff. Anyway, Hormonal Balance is very well written, in easy-to-understand language. It covers a variety of hormonal diseases, including Cushing's, PCOS, Androgen disorders, insulin resistance, thyroid, growth hormone deficiency, etc."