Perimenopause: changes in women's health after 35

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New Harbinger Publications, Apr 1, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 398 pages
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The second edition of this popular guide is newly revised throughout to include all the pertinent new research since the first edition as well as an expanded chapter on alternative health options; the latest information on the prevalence and prevention of heart disease, osteoporosis, and breast cancer; revised guidelines for birth control and infertility procedures; the latest word on hormones, hormone balancing, and hormone replacement; and new help for PMS and incontinence. The authors have also thoroughly updated their extensive references and appendices, providing readers with an invaluable lists of resources and allowing quick access to specific information.

"Huston and Lanka's book is a comprehensive and conventional medical guide to this wide span of years, which begins in a woman's thirties.... The goal is to empower women to manage their symptoms while minimizing their risks of osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Recommended."
-Library Journal

"An excellent overview of the resources allopathic medicine recommends to women as they age, the book reflects both authors' experiences as ob/gyn doctors."
-Yoga Journal

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Contents

What Changes? An Overview
3
Pregnancy Infertility and
23
Premenstrual Syndrome in Your
43
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About the author (2001)

L. Darlene Lanka, MD, is director of Women's Health for Kaiser-Permanente Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA, and assistant clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco.

JAMES E. HOUSTON is lexicographer for the ERIC Processing and Reference Facility, ARC Professional Services Group.

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