Everything You Need to Know About Menopause: A Comprehensive Guide to Surviving--And Thriving--During This Turbulent Life Stage

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Ellen Phillips
Rodale, Jan 1, 2003 - Menopause - 424 pages
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Menopause: New Directions. No two women go through menopause in exactly the same way. One experiences hot flashes that will melt steel; other suffer chills - or one of 50 other possible mental or physical changes. In the past, most women confronted by menopause had two choices: Suffer the symptom (usually in silence), or take a hormone pill. But thanks to the startling findings of the Women's Health Initiative Study, which concluded that the potential health hazards of using Prempro, an estrogen-progesterone, combination, outweighed its benefits, and the subsequent National Toxicology Program's classification of estrogen as a carcinogen, women - and their doctors - have been thrown into turmoil.
  

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Contents

What to Expect A Menopause Timeline
3
Top 10 Menopause MustDos
13
Looking Good Feeling Great
37
The Menopause Exercise Plan
75
Super Menopause Supplements
104
Looking Fabulous
145
Getting Bad of Stress
168
Managing Your Moods
209
Making Sex Great Again
230
Menopause Symptoms and Solutions
249
Making the Most of Your Medical Options
298
The Wide World of Alternative Treatments
326
Straight Talk about Menopause
368
Resources
397
Measurement Conversion Table
424
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Ellen Phillips is a writer and editor whose cottage home, Hawk's Haven, is in the midst of beautiful Pennsylvania farm country. Whether in a dorm, apartment, duplex, or single home, she has never had enough room for her many collections, and, as a result, has become an expert at creating an appearance of spaciousness while still displaying her beloved "stuff.

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