Female Brain Gone Insane

The first book to specifically address the emotional issues of hormonal and brain chemistry imbalances Do you wake up every morning feeling flat and like you are going through the motions?

Author: Mia Lundin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0757395929

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 248

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The first book to specifically address the emotional issues of hormonal and brain chemistry imbalances Do you wake up every morning feeling flat and like you are going through the motions? Feel wired but tired? Do you feel like it's all you can do to get through another day? Ambivalent or lackluster about life? Is your brain foggy and are you worried about your lack of sleep? If any of these questions pertain to you, you may feel like you have gone insane, but there is an emergency guidebook that can rescue you. Female Brain Gone Insane is the hands-on manual for women who feel like they are falling apart, losing it, or going "insane" and focuses on the emotional symptoms of hormone and brain chemistry imbalances associated with the combination of stress-filled lives and life transitions such as PMS, perimenopause, menopause, and postmenopause. Unlike other hormone books on the market, Female Brain Gone Insane is less focused on physiological changes such as bone loss and weight gain and instead tackles the legitimate panic and distress women feel as they experience symptoms associated with emotional and intellectual turmoil, including mood swings, loss of concentration and/or memory, and mental acuteness, to name a few. Women who have asked 'Why do I feel like I am losing it? 'How can I cope with the emotional changes I am experiencing?' and 'Will I ever feel like myself again?' will find real and compassionate help in this emergency guidebook. What's even more unique, is the author's contention that changes in the brain that affect a woman's mood, memory, concentration, and acuteness may not always be a hormone imbalance caused by menopause or other female-specific issues, as doctors often misdiagnose, but imbalances induced by the stress and anxiety levels associated with our fast-paced lifestyles that affect us at a deeper level. Bottom line, the key to a woman's well being is balanced brain chemistry, and Female Brain Gone Insane offers customizable solutions for every woman. Without lumping all women into one category, Female Brain Gone Insane helps each woman identify the symptoms of her particular emotional and psychological problems---be they depression, panic attacks, memory loss, or even acting out of character, and then offers support, information, and treatment so that she can rebalance herself. The core of the plan is to use bio-identical hormones (using the right hormone at the right time) and supplements carefully chosen to manipulate brain chemistry so that the body is happy again! Women will be liberated from their emotional turmoil with step-by-step, tailor-made rescue prescriptions based on the author's thriving practice of more than 3,000 satisfied patients. No more misdiagnoses or 'Band-aid' treatments such as antidepressants, birth-control pills, or even unnecessary surgeries Unique philosophy, accompanied with a combination of bio-identical hormones, nutritional supplements, good food, including targeted amino acid therapy, and lifestyle changes allows women to truly manipulate and support their brain chemistry Readers learn the basic science behind the intricate dance between their hormones and brain chemistry and are then encouraged to respect and identify their own emotional and physical symptoms Identifies the underlying causes of emotional symptoms and addresses women's unique bio-chemical composition with a new and unconventional approach to integrating bio-identical hormones, targeted amino acid therapy, and other nutritional supplements.

Mastering Menopause Women s Voices on Taking Charge of the Change

53. Mia Lundin, Female Brain Gone Insane (Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications Inc., 2009). 54. Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Our Bodies, ...

Author: Deborah M. Merrill

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440874727

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 194

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Interviews with and case studies of women in the U.S., accompanied by research in this text, show how our perceptions, thoughts, and spiritual practices can help women through menopause without drugs and their potential side effects. More and more women today are seeking natural ways to cope with menopause, including through mindfulness techniques and Eastern practices such as meditation. Women of various races, ages, and socioeconomic status interviewed at length for this study explain their experiences, victories, and setbacks in their quests to overcome this natural but body- and brain-altering change. Complementing findings from her research with wider outside research, author Deborah Merrill explains how popular culture depictions, race, class, and education all alter women's perceptions of the meaning of menopause, and how those perceptions can complicate, exacerbate, or alleviate physical and psychological symptoms. She details the "medical view" that views menopause as a problem to be solved, rather than as a natural event. And, through women's words and case studies, she details psychospiritual approaches many are adopting to cope, instead of seeking potentially harmful medicines. Readers will find new insights, wisdom, and potential solutions in the array of voices, experiences, and paths taken and presented in this book. Includes interviews with women of various races, socioeconomic statuses, and ages Addresses the social meaning of menopause and portrayals in popular culture Discusses how some women are turning to lifestyle and diet changes, as well as Eastern practices such as yoga, meditation, and mindfulness to cope with menopause Includes appendices of meditations, dialogues, and resources

Periods in Pop Culture

The “good woman” is expected to be stable, emotionally secure, kind, ... In Mia Lundin, Female Brain Gone Insane: An Emergency Guide for Women Who Feel Like ...

Author: Lauren Rosewarne

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739170007

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 259

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Periods in Pop Culture: Menstruation in Film and Television, by Lauren Rosewarne, investigates the portrayals of menstruation in film and television, spotlighting a paradox of a common bodily occurrence still causing controversy, fear, and offense. This is the first book to focus exclusively on media representations of menstruation and to undertake a comprehensive analysis of its depictions.

Reinventing Mom

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom. New York: Bantam Dell. Lundin, M. (2009). Female Brain Gone Insane. DeerfieldBeach: Health Communications, Inc. 2.

Author: Kelly Pryde

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1491712104

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 200

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Youre on demand 24/7, juggling children, home management, work, relationships, and never-ending to-do lists. You perform superhuman feats of multitasking to get it all done, but the harder you strive for life balance and happiness, the more tired, frustrated, and underappreciated you feel. Like many moms today, you are simply running on empty. In this guide, Kelly Pryde, Ph.D., combines real-life experiences with extensive research to help you step out of the hurried fogginess of everyday juggling into a deeper, more joyful experience of motherhood. Her seven pathways of reinvention will help you learn how to: turn around self-limiting beliefs and practices reclaim your feminine wisdom and restore your energy and mood rethink balance and priorities find joy, meaning, and peace of mind amidst the chaos slow down and reconnect with what matters most to you and your family Filled with practical advice, inspiring stories, and a wealth of resources, Reinventing Mom will support, nurture, and guide you toward becoming the Mom and woman you are meant to be.

Musings on Perimenopause and Menopause

The Madwoman in the Volvo. Norton, 2014. Lundin, Mia. Female Brain Gone Insane. Health Communications, 2009. Lupton Mary Jane. Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Author: Heather Dillaway

Publisher: Demeter Press

ISBN: 1772583243

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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A woman muses about buying lovely new panties; another sets out on the trip of a lifetime; a blogger offers information, support, and community to perimenopausal women; researchers uncover myths and misconceptions about migrant and refugee women's experiences of menopause; a gerontology scholar extrapolates for menopause the meanings of cultural representations of childbirth; a sociologist and intersex advocate challenges her medically constructed menopause; young women's stories inform an inquiry into the health and social repercussions of primary ovarian insufficiency—all in a collection of research papers and personal narratives that moves far beyond the idea of menopause as a mere biological marker. While biomedical and feminist researchers agree that menopause is a time of transition and border crossing, they offer diverse viewpoints about whether perimenopause and menopause signal deficiency and burden, or growth and freedom, or both. So too, contributors to this collection—influenced by factors of age, cultural background, societal context, and physical and psychological experience—vary significantly in their perspectives of this process. Research, analysis, narrative, poetry, and art intermingle to create a multi-textured montage that challenges stereotypes, probes relationships, and defies categorization. Musings on Perimenopause and Menopause: Identity, Experience, Transition provides insight into how women think about and experience the transition to menopause in contemporary times.

The Hormone Balance Cookbook

If you wish to take bioidentical hormones to achieve better balance in your body, you'll find plenty of advice and tips in my book Female Brain Gone Insane ...

Author: Mia Lundin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1510723528

Category: Cooking

Page: 168

View: 987

Women—we all want to eat right, live healthy, and rid ourselves of hormonal imbalance woes, whether we suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS), mood swings, painful periods and cramps, or menopause. And often, we’re not careful about what we eat, and our bodies begin to cry for help. Fortunately, the key to achieving hormonal balance is simply eating the right food! Complete with sixty easy and healthy recipes, comprehensive and accessible chapters on the science and facts behind female sex hormones, a list of hormone-friendly foods and their nutrients, and a two-week diet plan, The Hormone Balance Cookbook is an informative and practical guide for every woman. Whether you are twenty-five or fifty-five, learn about the four hormonal phases—from menstruation to postmenopause—and how consuming the right anti-inflammatory foods and vitamins can balance out fluctuating hormone levels to reduce stress and weight gain; mitigate the discomforts of oncoming PMS or menopause; prevent against diseases like osteoporosis; and improve digestion and brain function. Keep your body’s nutrients balanced, your hormones happy, your brain alert, your body strong, and your life full—and eat the pain away!

The Wealthy Body In Business

Mia Lundin, author of Female Brain Gone Insane, observes that hardcharging careers may come under threat if businesswomen have difficulty concentrating, ...

Author: Tim Bean

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472935152

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 192

View: 546

The business world is getting tougher rather than easier, faster rather than slower, and more stressful rather than less. The city is uploading more pressure, and companies are downsizing their key talent. Yet none of us is getting any younger. Instead of becoming stronger, leaner, fitter, faster, more energised and more engaged, we're mostly getting, slower, sicker, fatter and weaker. At senior levels the gap between expectations to lead and perform, and the ability and capacity to do so is ever widening. Something has to give, and it is. People in business are crumbling under the load, fading under the pressure, and dying under their desks. The cost to business, to family and to society is massive and incalculable. The Wealthy Body in Business is a behind-the-scenes insight – an insider's guide to the most successful strategies, tips and best practices that we have used successfully with our private clients at the top levels of business over the years. We work with executives, directors, leaders and luminaries – all high profile, high-flying men and women – entrepreneurs operating at the hard edge of business, where the pressures are enormous, the stakes are highest - and the cost of failure is inconceivable. In applying these simple but robust remedies, you will find yourself becoming leaner, stronger, smarter, sharper, more confident, more agile, and a whole lot less stressed than you've ever been. Start making better decisions, becoming better leaders, and exponentially extend your influence and earning capacity. Become happier, healthier and more successful. Love the way you feel about life and about business. Your families will love it, your employees will enjoy it, and your doctor will thank you for it. Aimed squarely at high-performing individuals, the message from this book is clear: People who are in better shape age better with more energy, are sleeping better, less stressed, thinking smarter, feeling healthier, working better, always being on top of their game, and will always be more successful in business, and in life.

The New Hormone Solution

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Author: Dr. Erika Schwartz, MD

Publisher: Post Hill Press

ISBN: 1682613313

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

View: 829

Hormones regulate our bodies and run our lives—when they're in balance we feel great, look beautiful, are fertile and sexual, and enjoy every moment of our existence. When they're out of balance, whether during adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, or from medication or surgically induced, it can lead to devastating conditions like infertility, postpartum depression, insomnia, weight gain, loss of libido, memory loss, and unnecessary tests and surgeries. Erika Schwartz, MD, is the leading authority on hormone supplementation in wellness and disease prevention. In The New Hormone Solution Dr. Erika shares her successful, proven program to help women (and men) of all ages prevent and eliminate the symptoms of hormone imbalance in an integrated and caring approach. Learn what hundreds of thousands of healthy men and women have learned from following Dr. Erika's unique and caring programs. In The New Hormone Solution, you'll discover: How to identify the symptoms of hormone imbalance at different stages in your life from teens, twenties, thirties, forties, and beyond. What the safe and easy options are for treatment of hormone imbalance. How to integrate conventional medicine with mind and body care and prevent disease at all ages. How to choose the right options for your hormones and supplements. How to take ownership of your health and avoid becoming a victim of uncaring and money-hungry systems. How the cutting edge scientific data, statistics and clinical cases from the practice of Dr. Erika can be applied to your needs.

Insanity

Inasmuch as the male brain is normally larger than the female brain ... of the specific gravity of the insane brain has led to results of sufficient ...

Author: Edward Charles Spitzka

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Edinburgh Medical Journal

2d , That the brains of the sane are , in both the sexes , heavier than the brains of the insane . In Table II . the ratio that the female brain - weight ...

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Edinburgh Medical Journal

Recurrent melancholia Alternating insanity Dementia following mania Senile ... The weight of seventy - seven female brains varied between 34 and 50 oz .

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The Female Brain

One of the most important advances of this time was the establishment of the first insane asylums in France and the recognition of insanity as an illness ...

Author: Cynthia L. Darlington

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466574429

Category: Science

Page: 211

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Ironically, the organ with the greatest reason to differ between the sexes, the brain, is often viewed as the most androgynous of all. Are there differences? Almost by convention, male animals are used in laboratory experiments in neuroscience. Even in clinical drug trials in humans, females are often excluded from the early phases of testing because of the risk of pregnancy and because females tend to be inconsistent in their responses due to the influence of their hormones and the menstrual cycle. The flaw in this reasoning is enormous: These very results are often applied to females. In The Female Brain, Cynthia Darlington examines the evidence for structural and functional differences between the male and female brain in an accessible, straightforward manner, while providing substantial scientific material for the academic reader.