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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
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Julie Holland
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As women, we learn from an early age that our moods are a problem, an annoyance to be stuffed away. But our bodies are wiser than we imagine. Moods are a finely tuned feedback system that allows us to be more empathic, intuitive, and aware of our own capabilities. If we deny our emotionality, we deny the breadth of our talents.

Yet millions of American women are medicating away their emotions with psychiatric drugs whose effects are more far-reaching than most of us realize. 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 we face.

Psychiatrist Julie Holland knows there is a better way. In Moody Bitches, she shares insider information about the drugs we're being offered and the direct link between food and mood, and she offers practical advice on sex, exercise, and sleep strategies, as well as some surprisingly effective natural therapies. In the tradition of Our Bodies, Our Selves, this groundbreaking guide will forge a much needed new path in women's health--and offer women invaluable information on how to live better, and be more balanced, at every stage of life.

"Finally, an evidence-based guide to health for women, by a woman, that speaks to the mind, body, and spirit of womanhood. An invaluable manual for moody bitches and essential reading for anyone who knows one."
-- Andrew Weil, MD, author of Spontaneous Happiness

"A breezy and fast-paced girlfriend's guide to hormonal fluctuations, monthly cycles, sex, breast-feeding, radically different life stages, and the drugs that dull the edges of this often wild emotional ride."
-- The Washington Post