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Moody bitches : the truth about the drugs you're taking, the sleep you're missing, the sex you're not having, and what's really making you feel crazy / Julie Holland, M.D.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bangor.

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Bangor Public Library 616.85 HOL (Text) 75011000205929 Adult Nonfiction Checked Out 08/19/2020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594205804
  • ISBN: 1594205809
  • Physical Description: 420 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-405) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: Moody by nature. Own your moods ; Bitchy like clockwork -- Part two: Mating, MILFs, monogamy, and menopause. This is your brain on love ; Marriage and its discontents ; Motherhead ; Perimenopause : the storm before the calm -- Part three: The moody bitches survival guide. Inflammation : the key to everything ; Food : a drug we can't resist ; So tired we're wired ; A sex guide that actually works ; Your body : love it or leave it ; You need downtime. -- Conclusion: Staying sane in an insane world
Summary, etc.:
As women, we learn from an early age that our moods are a problem. To succeed in life, we are told, we must have it all under control: we have to tamp down our inherent shifts in favor of a more static way of being. But our bodies are wiser than we imagine. Moods are not an annoyance to be stuffed away, they are a finely-tuned feedback system that can tell us how best to manage our lives. Our changing moods let us know when our bodies are primed to tackle different challenges and when we should be alert to developing problems. They help us select the right tool for each of our many jobs. If we deny our emotionality, we deny the breadth of our talents. With the right care of our inherently dynamic bodies, we can master our moods to avail ourselves of this great natural strength. Yet millions of American women are medicating away their emotions because our culture says that moodiness is a problem to be fixed. Over-prescribed medications can have devastating consequences for women in many areas of our lives--and even if we don't pop a pill, women everywhere are numbing their emotions with food, alcohol, and a host of addictive behaviors that deny the wisdom of our bodies and keep us from addressing the real issues that we face. Here, Dr. Julie Holland shares a better way.--From publisher description.
Subject: Women > Health and hygiene.
Hormones, Sex.
Mood (Psychology)
Sex (Psychology) > Endocrine aspects.
Affective disorders.
Socioendocrinology.

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