Here are some books that I have read and recommend for anyone ready to learn about how to take their health into their own hands. I’ll be updating this list periodically as I find more resources.
Gay Hendricks and Kathleen Hendricks
You will learn how to: Let go of power struggles and need for control; Balance needs for closeness and separateness; Increase intimacy by telling the “microscopic truth”; Communicate in a positive way that stops arguments; Make agreements you can keep; Allow more pleasure into your life. Addressed to individuals as well as to couples, Conscious Loving will heal old hurts and deepen your capacity for enjoyment, security, and enduing love.
8 Steps to Reverse your PCOS gives you the knowledge to take charge of your health. Dr. McCulloch introduces the key health factors that must be addressed to reverse PCOS. Through quizzes, symptom checklists, and lab tests, she’ll guide you in identifying which of the factors are present and what you can do to treat them. You’ll have a clear path to health with the help of this unique, step-by-step natural medicine system to heal your PCOS
Embrace you Fertility
Dr. Timea Belej-Rack
Offering a multifaceted discussion about a complex and emotional subject, Embrace Your Fertility includes chapters by professionals in the field with detailed information about processes and procedures. It includes a look at both mainstream medical interventions and alternative health options from diet to acupuncture and views your fertility struggle from new perspectives.
Pathways to pregnancy: Personal stories and practical advice on your fertility journey.
Mary Wong Alive Chinese Clinic (my acupuncture clinic)
Pathways to Pregnancy is a collection of personal and powerful stories of real women who have overcome infertility, shared by a clinician who has also experienced the pain and joy of the fertility journey first-hand. An acupuncturist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, author Mary Wong explains the central principles of a wide range of Western and Eastern fertility treatments, while describing what treatment really feels like through the candid accounts of her patients. Inspiring and instructional, the book shows women that they are not alone, and that there are many ways in which they can take charge of their own fertility and improve their chances of conceiving and delivering a healthy baby.
Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom (Revised Edition): Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
Christin Northrup, Fertility Doctor, Gynocologist, MD
When it was first published in 1994, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of w
omen’s health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today
Dr. Myss shows how you can develop your own latent powers of intuition as you simultaneously cultivate your personal power and spiritual growth.
By teaching you to see your body and spirit in a new way, Anatomy of the Spirit provides you with the tools for spiritual maturity and physical wholeness that will change your life.
Mind Over Medicine Scientific Proof You Can Heal Yourself
Lisa Rankin MD
For years, Lissa Rankin, M.D., believed the same. But when her own health started to suffer, and she turned to Western medical treatments, she found that they not only failed to help; they made her worse. So she decided to take matters into her own hands.
Using extraordinary cases of spontaneous healing, Dr. Rankin shows how thoughts, feelings, and beliefs can alter the body’s physiology. She lays out the scientific data proving that loneliness, pessimism, depression, fear, and anxiety damage the body, while intimate relationships, gratitude, meditation, sex, and authentic self-expression flip on the body’s self-healing processes.