A Brief Biography
Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD is the UK’s leading nutritionist specialising in women’s health. She is the former President of the Food and Health Forum at the Royal Society of Medicine, a registered nutritionist, psychologist, author and popular broadcaster who obtained her doctorate from Cambridge University.
Dr Glenville is a popular international speaker. As a respected author on women’s healthcare she gives regular talks on radio and frequently appears on television and in the press.
For over thirty years Dr Glenville has studied and practiced nutritional medicine specialising in the natural approach to female hormone problems.
With her special interest in the female hormone cycle, Dr Glenville works with women who suffer menstrual problems such as heavy periods, painful periods, PMS, fibroids, PCOS and endometriosis, and who wish to work on a nutritional approach to these problems. Dr Glenville also helps couples who are having difficulty conceiving or having recurrent miscarriages and women looking for a natural approach to the menopause and prevention of osteoporosis.
Dr Glenville works in Harley Street, London and Tunbridge Wells, Kent; and also has practices in Dublin, Cork and Galway in Ireland. For more information on specific health problems see Dr Glenville’s website www.marilynglenville.com.
Dr Glenville is the author of 13 internationally bestselling books (see below) many of which have become the standard reference books for practitioners and have sold over 1 Million copies which have been translated into over 20 languages.
The titles include:
|Natural Solutions to PCOS||The Nutritional Health Bible for Women|
|Natural Solutions to the Menopause||Natural Alternatives to HRT|
|Fat Around the Middle||Osteoporosis – the Silent Epidemic|
|Healthy Eating for the Menopause||Natural Solutions to Infertility|
|Getting Pregnant Faster||The Nutritional Health Handbook for Women|
|Overcoming PMS the Natural Way|
Dr Glenville won the Best Nutrition Health Writer of the year award and has been awarded a place in the 2010 edition of ‘Who’s Who’ of famous people.
Memberships and Positions
Former President of the Food and Health Forum for the Royal Society of Medicine.
Registered Member of the Nutrition Society
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Member of the British Menopause Society
Member of the National Osteoporosis Society
Member of the British Fertility Society
Former expert observer for the FSA (The Food Standards Agency) for safety of vitamins and minerals in the UK
Former Chair of the Nutritional Therapy Council
Former Chair of the British Association of Nutritional Therapists
Former Chair of Foresight – the Association for Preconception Care and Infertility
Dr Glenville is the author of 13 internationally bestselling books (see below) many of which have become the standard reference books for students and practitioners alike and has sold over 1 Million copies which have been translated into over 20 languages worldwide.
1997 Launch of ‘Natural Alternatives to HRT’. Published by Kyle Cathie. Revised in 2002 and renamed ‘New Natural Alternatives to HRT’.
1999. Launch of `Natural alternatives to Dieting`. 32,500 copies printed in first run. Sold out in first week. Published by Kyle Cathie.
2000. Launch of ‘Natural Alternatives to HRT Cookbook’. 20,000 (Hardback) copies first print run. Sold out in first four months. Published by Kyle Cathie. Now called ‘Healthy Eating for the Menopause’.
2000. Launch of ‘Natural Solutions to Infertility’. Published by Piatkus Books.
2001. Launch of ‘Nutritional Health Handbook for women’ Published by Piatkus Books.
2002. Launch of ‘Natural Solutions to PMS’. Published by Piatkus Books. Now called ‘Overcoming PMS the Natural Way’.
2005. Launch of ‘Osteoporosis – the silent epidemic’ Published by Kyle Cathie, now called ‘Osteoporosis – how to prevent, treat and reverse it’.
2006. Launch of ‘Fat Around the Middle’. Published by Kyle Cathie.
2008. Launch of ‘Getting Pregnant faster’ Published by Kyle Cathie.
2010. Launch of ‘The Natural Health Bible For Women’ Published by Duncan Baird. 5,500 copies printed in first run. Sold out in first two months.
2011. Launch of ‘Natural Solutions To Menopause’ Before, During and Beyond. Published by MacMillan Publications.
2012. Launch of ‘Natural Solutions To PCOS’ Published by MacMillan Publications.
2013. To be launched ‘Natural Solutions to IBS’. Published by MacMillan Publications.
Chapter written on ‘Nutrition and Endometriosis’ for ‘An Atlas of Endometriosis’ 3rd Edition by Drs Caroline Overton, Colin Davis, Lindsay McMillan and Robert W. Shaw published by Taylor and Francis.. 2007
Nutritional supplements in pregnancy: commercial push or evidence based?
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2006;18:642-7.
Collaborated in a study on Preconception Care and the Outcome of Pregnancy undertaken by the University of Surrey and published in the Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (1995), 5, 205-208. This study investigated the effects of controlled nutritional intake during the pre conceptual period on fertility, recurrent miscarriages, small for dates babies and malformations.
Author of ‘Health Professionals’ Guide to Preconception Care’ published by Foresight for doctors, nurses, midwives and health visitors.
Glenville M., Broughton R., Wing AM. and Wilkinson RT (1978)
Sleep, 1, 169-176
Glenville M (1979)
Chronobiologia IV, 2, 101
Glenville M and Broughton R (1979)
Chapter in P. Passouant (ed.)
Proceedings of the Symposium ‘Pharmacology of the States of Alertness’.
Glenville M and Wilkinson RT (1979)
Ergonomics 22, 8, 927-933
Glenville M, Broughton R, Wing AM and Wilkinson RT (1979)
Chapter in C. Mackay and T. Cox (ed)
Response to Stress published by IPC Science and Technology Press
Workshops Conducted for:
Dr Marilyn Glenville has also conducted workshops internationally in:
- South Africa
- The United States
Dr Marilyn Glenville has Featured In:
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