The thyroid solution : a mind-body program for beating depression and regaining your emotional and physical health /

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Main Author: Arem, Ridha.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Ballantine Books, 1999.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Emerging Mind-Thyroid Connection: How a Tiny Endocrine Gland Intimately Affects Your Mood, Emotions, and Behavior
  • 1. Thyroid Imbalance: A Hidden Epidemic
  • 2. Stress and Thyroid Imbalance: Which Comes First?
  • 3. Hypothyroidism: When the Thyroid Is Underactive
  • 4. Hyperthyroidism: When the Thyroid Is Overactive
  • 5. Thyroid Imbalance, Depression, Anxiety, and Mood Swings
  • 6. Medicine from the Body: Thyroid Hormone as an Antidepressant
  • Part II. No, You Are Not Making It Up: Common Emotional and Physical Interactions
  • 7. Weight, Appetite, and Metabolism: The Thyroid's Actions
  • 8. Hormones of Desire: The Thyroid and Your Sex Life
  • 9. "You've Changed": When the Thyroid and Relationships Collide
  • 10. Overlapping Symptoms and Syndromes: Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue, Hypoglycemia, and Fibromyalgia
  • Part III. Women's Thyroid Problems: Your Symptoms Are Not All in Your Head
  • 11. Premenstrual Syndrome and Menopause: Tuning and Cycles
  • 12. Infertility and Miscarriage: Is Your Thyroid a Factor?
  • 13. Postpartum Depression: The Hormonal Link
  • Part IV. Diagnosing and Treating Common Thyroid Disorders: The Journey to Wellness
  • 14. What You Need to Know about Thyroid Tests
  • 15. Treating the Imbalance
  • 16. Curing the Lingering Effects of Thyroid Imbalance
  • 17. The New T4/T3 Protocol: "It Made Me Feel Better All Over"
  • 18. Living a Thyroid-Friendly Like: Healthful Choices Day by Day
  • 19. Living with Thyroid Eye Disease
  • 20. Thyroid Cancer: Curable but Anguishing
  • 21. Eight Steps for the Future: How to Promote a Better Understanding of Thyroid, Mind, and Mood
  • Notes
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword
  • Resources
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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