Marcelle Pick, M.S.N., OB/GYN NP, author of The Core Balance Diet and Is It Me or My Adrenals? co-founded Women to Women with a vision to change women’s health care. The clinic pioneered the combination of alternative and conventional medicine and continues to use functional medicine to treat illness and help women make life choices to prevent disease. Women to Women treats thousands of women from around the world each year.
Marcelle Pick earned a B.S. in Nursing and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire, and an M.S. in Nursing from Boston College–Harvard Medical School. Certified as a nurse practitioner for both OB/GYN and pediatrics, Pick has served as a medical advisor to Healthy Living magazine, lectures on a variety of topics, and appears regularly on radio and television to discuss women’s health. Her radio show, Core Balance for Women’s Health, airs weekly on Hay House Radio, and she writes a bimonthly newsletter that is featured on womentowomen.com. Pick is also a member of the advisory board for the renowned Hoffman Institute.
One of the most common and agonizing problems women face today is hormonal imbalance. Sometimes it’s a nightmarish premenstrual syndrome—depression, cravings, bloating, weight gain, irritability, and even out-of-control rage for up to three weeks each month. Sometimes it’s periods so painful that you have to arrange your entire life around your cycle. Sometimes it’s a rocky passage into perimenopause that changes everything you know about yourself and your body. Luckily, you can resolve these hormonal issues—you just need accurate, actionable information to do so.
In Is It Me or My Hormones?, Marcelle Pick, author of The Core Balance Diet and Is It Me or My Adrenals?, delves into the often misunderstood world of female hormonal imbalance. Sharing her personal struggles and her experiences with patients, Marcelle helps you understand how the right diet, exercise, supplements, herbs, and psychological support, occasionally complemented with bioidentical hormones, can free you from hormone disruption.
After walking you through the basic science of how your hormones affect your body, mind, and emotions, Marcelle lays out an accessible, easy-to-follow, 28-day program—complete with schedules, exercises, supplements, meal plans, and recipes—that will stabilize your hormones in just one month and make you feel like yourself again.
Unlike many medical professionals, Marcelle knows that your symptoms aren’t “just a normal part of being a woman” or “not that big a deal.” And in this book, she validates your experience of hormonal imbalance and opens your eyes to the power you have over your health. So join Marcelle on this journey to implement simple, natural changes that will help eliminate your cravings, depression, mood swings, and weight gain, and make you feel energized, sexual, and in command of your life!