Yoga and the Wisdom of Menopause: A Guide to Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Health at Midlife and Beyond
31.2 million women facing menopause in America are concerned by these headlines. Most women today will live over one-third of their lives post-menopausal, but what about the age-old solution of hormone replacement therapy? In 2002 the U.S. government halted a major study of hormone therapy because it increased the risk of invasive breast cancer. Now, millions of women are left wondering whether they should approach menopause without hormones, suffering from hot flashes and low sex drive or take hormones and live in fear of being another statistic. Suza Francina has a simpler solution: Yoga.
In this practical book, Francina, a leading yogi and author of The New Yoga for People Over 50, shows how yoga can be a powerful tool to help women turn menopause into a positive and empowering experience, both physically and spiritually. Included are easy-to-follow, indexed photos of yoga poses that alleviate key menopausal problems including: hormonal changes; hot flashes; irregular bleeding; fibroids; stress and anxiety, mood swings, depression and fatigue; bone loss; heart disease and cancer.
Francina delivers a timely and truly heartening message to women: you don't have to get weaker or depressed when facing menopause, it can truly be an empowering, restorative time.
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Yoga and the wisdom of menopause: a guide to physical, emotional, and spiritual health at midlife and beyondUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Francina (The New Yoga for People over 50) is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor and a registered yoga therapist with 30 years' experience in the field of yoga and exercise therapy. In her ... Read full review
Practical, Easy-to-follow ResourceUser Review - MartiW - Walmart
I'm just starting to practice Yoga, and was intrigued to learn how yoga can help with health problems that may come up as women grow older. Read full review