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The book is equal parts criticism and suggestion. Current health treatments, including HRT, receive serious condemnation, and authors John Lee and David Zava carefully provide plenty of medical research to back up claims that excessive estrogen is a main source of cancer-causing irregularities. While the names of all the different natural and synthetic hormones can get overwhelming for the lay reader, with perseverance your new vocabulary of terms like androstenedione, estradiol, and cortisol will enable you to communicate more effectively with your doctors. The authors credit these hormones not just with a role in cancer, but with culpability for everything from insomnia and acne to fatigue and migraines. A full chapter extols the virtues of natural progesterone cream, and urges women to order their own saliva tests for proper evaluation of their hormone levels.
Diet and exercise recommendations are simple, outlining reasons to limit fats, sugars, and meats while increasing vegetables and adding a multivitamin. These recommendations extend to adolescents and urge getting off the couch and beginning a gentle exercise program to women of all ages and in each stage of life. --Jill Lightner --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Important unbiased information you won't get from your oncologist. Read this before making any decisions. Wish I had.Published 4 months ago by Sandra Martin
this is a must read for all women who have ever been on birth control pills or homone replacement. He explains hormone balance and the role of excess estrogen and how it relates... Read morePublished on Sept. 7 2010 by a northern fan
Everyone who has had breast cancer or who has a loved one with breast cancer should read this book. In fact, every woman should read this book because it tells the truth about... Read morePublished on July 4 2004 by Elizabeth
As the husband of a 40 year old woman with stage 1 breast cancer, I found this book to be disturbing and irresponsible in its presentation. Read morePublished on Jan. 11 2004
This is a great review of cutting edge information that every woman should know. Knowledge is POWER and this book can empower you to begin to take control of your health and... Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2003 by Edward J. Conley
After watching a close friend die of breast cancer, I resolved to find out everything I could about this disease. Read morePublished on March 9 2003
I feel this book is meant to empower women to take charge of their bodies. It is a scary subject, but knowledge is power. Take control. As the author said, M.D. Read morePublished on Feb. 17 2003
At last a straight forward amd well researched alternate veiw about breast cancer, its causes and its treatment. Dr. Read morePublished on July 26 2002
I found this book to be a very timely breath of fresh air.
While reading the introduction I experienced a sense of clarity and relief that someone is telling the truth! Read more