Synopses & Reviews
Take control of menopause with the latest information on hormone therapy
As someone going through menopause, you may be all too familiar with its uncomfortable symptoms and you are desperate for relief. Now, one of the world's top experts on women's health gives you solid, research-based advice to help you sail through menopause without the suffering. In Hot Flashes, Hormones, and Your Health, Dr. JoAnn Manson provides the answers you need:
- The latest scientific evidence on the benefits and risks of hormone therapy
- Expert guidance in determining whether or not hormone therapy is the right choice for you
- The truth about bioidentical hormones
- Healthful and effective options for women who cannot--or prefer not to--use hormone therapy
“Recommended . . . one of the best books about menopause.”
--North American Menopause Society
What you should know about hormone replacement therapy--from a leading researcher and pioneer in the field
Hot Flashes, Hormones, and Your Health gives you thefacts about controversial hormone replacement therapy--from the fields go-to expert. Dr. JoAnn Manson is one of the leaders of the two most groundbreaking, attention-getting womens healthstudies, concluding that HRT can be a safe, and appropriateoption for younger women. Her book includes self-assessments to help you decide if HRT is right for you, as well as the low-down on "bioidentical" hormones and alternative treatments for relievingmenopausal symptoms.
About the Author
JoAnn E. Manson, M.D.
, is a professor ofmedicine at Harvard Medical School, and Chief of PreventiveMedicine, Brigham and Womens Hospital. She has beennamed one of the leaders in womens health by Ladies HomeJournal
Shari Bassuk, Sc.D., is a researcher and science writer at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston who frequentlycollaborates with Dr. Manson.