Aroused (Hardback)

Randi Hutter Epstein

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Metabolism, behaviour, sleep, mood swings, the immune system, fighting, fleeing, puberty and sex: these are just a few of the things our bodies control with hormones. Armed with a healthy dose of wit and curiosity, medical journalist Randi Hutter Epstein takes us on a journey through the unusual history of these potent chemicals from a basement filled with jarred nineteenth-century brains to a twenty-first-century hormone clinic in Los Angeles. Brimming with fascinating anecdotes, illuminating new medical research and humorous details, Aroused introduces the leading scientists who made life-changing discoveries about the hormone imbalances that ail us, as well as the charlatans who used those discoveries to peddle false remedies.


Product Details

  • Product code: BPXJR
  • ISBN: 9780393239607
  • Publisher: WW Norton & Co
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 21.8cm x 14.7cm
  • Pages: 336
  • Publish date: Tue Jun 26 00:00:00 BST 2018
  • Book points: 19

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