The Hormone Cure

The Hormone Cure

Reclaim Balance, Sleep, Sex Drive, Lose Weight, and Energize Naturally

Author is a Harvard Medical School trained physician and New York Times Bestselling author! Dr. Gottfried uses nutrition, exercise, and supplements to rebalance hormones through the lifecycle from a young woman through menopause. Covers low thyroid or progesterone, high androgen and cortisol levels, PMS, ovarian cysts, and hot flashes. Excellent resource!


Loved this course! It was extremely interesting. JP 2/2020

This study/topic/author has been my favorite of all time. NO 6/2020

I’m really glad this was an offered topic and hope to see similar content in the future. AF 6/2020

Sara Gottfried, MD, Harvard Med. School, GYN specialist
Course Expiration Date: Feb-26-2027
Course Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.2., 8.4.2, 10.2.1
Product Name

Book Only (1230)

Regular price $18.00 $18.00

15 CE Online Test Only (W2281)

Regular price $122.00

25.75 CE Online Test Only (W2282)

Regular price $157.00

15 CE Book & Online Test (W2283)

Regular price $135.00

25.75 CE Book & Online Test (W2284)

Regular price $170.00

Book Details

Author Sara Gottfried, MD, Harvard Med. School, GYN specialist
Year Published 2014
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Simon and Schuster
ISBN 978-1-4516-6695-3
Format Paperback
Page Count 458
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 15 CE Online Test Only: 181665
  • 25.75 CE Online Test Only: 181664
  • 15 CE Book & Online Test: 181665
  • 25.75 CE Book & Online Test: 181664

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

CPE Type: 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss three lifestyle choices that improve a patient’s hormonal balance the most.

2. Identify one physiologic change resulting from an imbalance of the following hormones: high cortisol, low progesterone, excess androgens, and low thyroid.

3. Explain how genes can influence a woman’s ability to handle stress.

4. Describe how cortisol levels ideally change during the day and list two benefits of this cycle and two consequences when it is out of the norm.

5. Identify two supplements that can be beneficial for menopause symptoms.

6. Identify three foods or supplements that can affect PMS incidence or severity.

7. Explain how body fat, alcohol, and red meat affect chronic disease risk.

8. Identify the seed and its dosage that helps reduce hot flashes by 57 percent.

9. Describe how having higher androgen levels and polycystic ovarian symdrome (PCOS) increases a woman’s risk for type 2 diabetes.

10. Discuss three diet changes used to treat high androgens.

11. Describe three foods or chemicals that can interfere with thyroid function.

12. Define the term and list three keystone habits.

13. Describe the ideal preconception diet.

14. Describe the author’s nutrition guidelines for cancer prevention.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES)
Registered Nurse (RN)

Why We Chose This Book

This book was highly recommended by dietitians who had read it. The book has great reviews and the author is highly qualified.

About the Author

Sara Gottfried, MD, is a Harvard-educated physician and board-certified gynecologist who treats the root causes of problems, not just symptoms. She is also a yoga teacher. Her practice is in Berkeley, California.