When Suzanne was six years old her father became an alcoholic. Her father would call her names and embarrass her. She married Bruce Somers in , when she was 19, and they had a son, Bruce, Jr. That marriage ended in She became a prize model on Anniversary Game —70 , where she met host Alan Hamel.
Suzanne Somers says special hormones can keep women young. Her latest book, Ageless: The Naked TruthAbout Bioidentical Hormones, is a best-selling endorsement of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy for menopausal women. It has caused quite a stir, especially among doctors: Bioidenticals are derived from plants like yams and soybeans and are synthesized to be chemically identical to human hormones. Conventional synthetic hormones are derived from horse urine and are not chemically identical. Even more controversial for Somers and her many followers is that one of the sources interviewed in Ageless, T.