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A Woman's Guide to Menopause and Perimenopause

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Publisher Comments:

Recent groundbreaking research has provided abundant new information on menopause and how women should approach it. This book carefully considers all these findings, explains in detail what we now know about menopause and its treatment, and offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues surrounding menopause.

Menopause specialist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, nationally known not only for her expertise but also for her approachability, answers all the questions about menopause that women wantand#151;and needand#151;to ask their health care providers. Dr. Minkin presents scientifically grounded information, explained helpfully and in a non-judgmental manner.

Among the topics included in this volume:

and#149; Hormone replacement therapy, its pros and cons

and#149; Controlling the symptoms of PMS

and#149; Treatments for menopause-related hot flashes, insomnia, and depression

and#149; Menopause and sexuality

and#149; Osteoporosis

and#149; Preventing and detecting cancer of the reproductive organs

and#149; Healthy lifestyle choices for menopausal women

and#149; What the Womenand#8217;s Health Initiative study findings really mean

Synopsis:

Explaining in detail what is known about menopause and its treatment, this book offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues surrounding menopause.

Synopsis:

Recent groundbreaking research has provided abundant new information on menopause and how women should approach it. This book carefully considers all these findings, explains in detail what we now know about menopause and its treatment, and offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues surrounding menopause.

Menopause specialist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, nationally known not only for her expertise but also for her approachability, answers all the questions about menopause that women want—and need—to ask their health care providers. Dr. Minkin presents scientifically grounded information, explained helpfully and in a non-judgmental manner.

Among the topics included in this volume:

• Hormone replacement therapy, its pros and cons

• Controlling the symptoms of PMS

• Treatments for menopause-related hot flashes, insomnia, and depression

• Menopause and sexuality

• Osteoporosis

• Preventing and detecting cancer of the reproductive organs

• Healthy lifestyle choices for menopausal women

• What the Womens Health Initiative study findings really mean

About the Author

Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., is clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale University School of Medicine and has a private practice in the New Haven area. For ten years she has also been the medical adviser to Red Hot Mamas, the nationand#8217;s largest organization providing patient menopause support. She is the official womenand#8217;s health medical adviser for Prevention magazine. Carol V. Wright, Ph.D., writes on topics related to womenand#8217;s health, travel, and cooking, and is the author of two books in the Blue Guide series: New York and Museums and Galleries of New York. Drs. Minkin and Wright have collaborated on two previous books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780300104356
Author:
Minkin, Mary Jane
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Author:
Wright, Carol V.
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Women's Health - Menopause
Subject:
Menopause
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Middle aged women -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Womens Health
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Yale University Press Health and Wellness
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
26 b/w illus.
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7 in 1.5 lb

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Product details 432 pages Yale University Press - English 9780300104356 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Explaining in detail what is known about menopause and its treatment, this book offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues surrounding menopause.

"Synopsis" by ,
Recent groundbreaking research has provided abundant new information on menopause and how women should approach it. This book carefully considers all these findings, explains in detail what we now know about menopause and its treatment, and offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues surrounding menopause.

Menopause specialist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, nationally known not only for her expertise but also for her approachability, answers all the questions about menopause that women want—and need—to ask their health care providers. Dr. Minkin presents scientifically grounded information, explained helpfully and in a non-judgmental manner.

Among the topics included in this volume:

• Hormone replacement therapy, its pros and cons

• Controlling the symptoms of PMS

• Treatments for menopause-related hot flashes, insomnia, and depression

• Menopause and sexuality

• Osteoporosis

• Preventing and detecting cancer of the reproductive organs

• Healthy lifestyle choices for menopausal women

• What the Womens Health Initiative study findings really mean

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