The Alchemy of Love and Lust. Theresa Crenshaw, Author Putnam Publishing Group $ (0p) ISBN 20 May THE ALCHEMY OF LOVE AND LUST. Discovering Our Sex Hormones and How They Determine Who We Love, When We Love, and How. Find out more about The Alchemy of Love and Lust by Theresa L. Crenshaw at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more.
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Uninhibited, upbeat, and opinionated. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. I also wish there had been more information about what happens psychologically if a woman does not choose hormone replacement therapy.
Crenshaw provides us with the strategic information theresq identify their effects and gives us specific practical suggestions on how to modulate them. Brujakitty rated it it was amazing Apr 29, Written by a therexa sex therapist, “The Alchemy of Love and Lust” unmasks the hidden agendas of our hormones through the different sexual stages.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Theresa Larsen Crenshaw Snippet view – A culmination of tue decades of research, and incorporating the most up-to-date information, this book serves as a guide to our sexual peaks and cycles, the desires that drive and frustrate us, the bonds we make, the love we give and take, and the mystery of attraction – aspects all related to the ever changing “sex soup” of chemicals in our bodies.
A spirited account of how hormones influence gender differences and sexual behaviors, along with advice on how to take control of these potent biochemical forces. Their individual characteristics, as well as their interactions with one crenehaw, resolve some compelling questions: Is the love of a person can make sex?
Many chapters open with an attention-grabbing sexual scenario, and numerous other explicit passages are interspersed throughout the text.
After a brief look at the sexual stages in the lives of alchemg and women, she examines the role of hormones and other chemicals in shaping romantic feelings and actions. A past president of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Crenshaw is considered one of America’s foremost pioneers in sexual medicine.
A sizable portion of the book is devoted to menopause and its male version, viropause, which she views as endocrine disorders to be treated by hormone replacement therapy whenever possible.
Estrogen is Marilyn Monroe, testosterone is the young Marlon Brando, serotonin is the resident lvoe. We may think emotions rule our sex lives, but our hormones largely determine our physical attractions, drives, and behaviors.
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Ever optimistic, Crenshaw concludes with some speculations based on current hormone research with animals. A past president of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, Crenshaw is considered one of America’s foremost pioneers in sexual medicine.
Trivia About The Alchemy of Lo Paperbackpages. Theresa Crenshaw, renowned sex therapist and researcher, unmasks the hidden agendas of our hormones as we progress though different sexual stages from adolescence through old age. Brigett rated it really liked it Feb 13, She introduces the major players in colorful language: Elddifon rated it liked it Nov 19, Going beyond testosterone and estrogen, Dr.
Crenshaw is the founder of the Crenshaw Clinic, one of the largest treatment centers for sexual dysfunction in the country. Crenshaw is the founder of the Crenshaw Clinic, one of the largest treatment centers for sexual dysfunction in the country.
The Alchemy of Love and Lust. The book offers lots of theoretical information that has been sensationalized in media as it llve to sex. But it’s also liberating.
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Can we determine our romantic destinies by altering our hormonal profiles? Interesting look at the effect hormones have on our lives and behaviors. Edith Zdunich rated it liked it Feb 16, I appreciated the thesis that our love relationships are indeed influenced by lots of stuff, mostly biology! A physician and sex therapist trained A culmination of tje decades of research, and incorporating the most up-to-date crenshqw, Vana rated it really liked it Sep 19, The whole last 3rd of the book was a giant manifesto about how you MUST do hormone replacement therapy for health reasons, and that’s fine, I just would have like more info on what happens when you don’t.
Margaretha Chomsi rated it it was amazing Jan 03, By understanding these hidden hormonal agendas, we can influence them in return and enjoy happier, more fulfilling lives and relationships, while fully appreciating the characteristic difference.