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Female and forgetful : a six-step program to help restore your memory and sharpen your mind
Lottor, Elisa, 1942-
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New York : Warner Books, [2002]

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xxii, 312 pages ; 21 cm
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"A Lynn Sonberg book."
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BF378.A33 L38 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Based upon research this volume presents an overview of the causes of memory and concentration problems in women over the age of 30. The authors offer a range of techniques, dietary measures and things to avoid to restore, and in many cases enhance, the mental faculties.

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Elisa Lottor, Ph.D., N.D., is a board-certified naturopathic physician and an expert in nutrition and botanical medicine. In practice for over seventeen years, Dr. Lottor is an international lecturer and a seminar presenter with a special interest in women's health

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
Part 1 Understanding Memory Loss in Womenp. 1
1. What Is Memory? The Anatomy of Forgetfulnessp. 3
2. It's Not Just My Hormones!p. 27
3. The Effects of Stress on the Female Mindp. 41
4. Nutrition and Lifestylep. 62
5. Other Factors in Memory Lossp. 81
6. Identify Your Needsp. 93
Part 2 Dr. Lottor's Six-Step Programp. 109
7. Your Individualized Brain-Boosting Programp. 111
8. Step One: Food for Thoughtp. 120
9. Step Two: Brain-Boosting Supplementsp. 157
10. Step Three: Beyond Ginkgo--Herbs and Other Botanicalsp. 190
11. Step Four: Hormone Replacement Therapyp. 215
12. Step Five: Stimulate Your Body and Brainp. 239
13. Step Six: De-Stress and Streamline Your Lifep. 254
14. Coping Strategies and Quick Fixesp. 276
Appendix A Glossaryp. 294
Appendix B Sources for Supplements, Natural Hormones, and Smart Drugsp. 297
Appendix C Sources for Information and Treatmentp. 300
Appendix D Selected Bibliographyp. 302
Indexp. 305
About the Authorsp. 311