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Publisher Description

Baywatch star Gena Lee Nolin shares her story of undergoing and overcoming two decades of misdiagnosed thyroid disease and shows how the estimated sixty million Americans suffering from thyroid disease can learn to live healthy, happy, and beautiful lives.

The most comprehensive, user-friendly handbook available for anyone suffering from thyroid disease: everything you need to know to reclaim the happy, healthy, wonderful life you deserve!

Gena Lee Nolin, a star of the hit TV series Baywatch, was the picture of perfect health. Then suddenly she was plagued by a baffling array of symptoms: exhaustion, brain fog, bloating, depression, hair loss, and debilitating changes in energy, weight, and mood, culminating in lifethreatening symptoms during her pregnancy. Like millions of American women, Nolin was struggling with undiagnosed thyroid disease. Thyroid problems leave women feeling anything but beautiful, and often they find themselves stigmatized by friends, family, the media—even doctors. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Collaborating with New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon, Nolin uses her own story to deliver practical information vital for anyone struggling with thyroid issues. Readers will learn how to get diagnosed accurately and treated effectively, how to lose weight, balance hormones, solve beauty challenges, and regain their self-confidence. Full of practical checklists, questionnaires, and advice from America’s leading experts in thyroid and hormonal health, here is a heartfelt, helpful guide for women who are ready to feel strong, sexy, and beautiful again.

Health, Mind & Body
October 8
Atria Books

Customer Reviews

Tessanova30 ,

Amazing Thyroid Resource

Gena and Mary are brave women who help others face thyroid issues. This book will encourage those who feel lost to keep fighting. Readers will learn they are not alone, this can happen to anyone, and it is not all in your head. Also, an excellent teaching guide to live a healthy life with a thyroid condition. Living a daily life with a thyroid condition is about educating yourself and everyone involved in your life.

My heart aches to learn of Gena's struggles which she endured, with constant invalidation, from medical professionals, loved ones, and strangers. Living with a disease is hard for anyone and I can't imagine living it under the scrutiny of Hollywood. Gena's tenacity and courage shows that no matter what you are going through, never give up!