Premenstrual Tension Author:Judy Lever, Dr. Michael G. Bursh Premenstrual Tension is a major breakthrough in understanding and treating what may well be the world's most common health problem. It has been estimated that as many as 50-60% of all women suffer from premenstrual tension, but until now there has been no effective treatment for this unpleasant and often debilitating problem. Until now women h... more »ave been told "it is the price one pays for being a woman."
Author Judy Lever, with Dr. Michael Brush, has presented for the first time everything modern medicine knows about PMT, its causes, its effects, and its treatment. Based on the latest research done in Britain and the United States, the book explores the enormous impact of PMT on women's lives. It discusses the obvious, direct physical symptoms as well as the less well-known, often misdiagnosed psychological and physical side effects of PMT. The authors approach the subject of PMT with the belief that understanding the problem is a major step toward diminishing its devastating effects, since traditional attitudes have tended to dismiss or ignore the very real suffering of hundreds of thousands of women.
The book gives specific guidelines for self-diagnosis and provides extensive advice for self-help, including information on the role of diet, exercise, and vitamin therapy. For women who suffer more severely, the book presents all the new medical breakthroughs.« less