A Woman’s Guide to Menopause and Perimenopause

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Yale University Press, 2005 - Menopause - 413 pages
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Contents

BOX 2 Your Risk for Heart Disease for Women
11 Menopause and Sexuality
12 Fibroids Incontinence Itching and Other Midlife Annoyances
13 Cancer of the Reproductive Organs
False Negatives and False Positives
14 Major and Minor Surgical Procedures
BOX 4 Questions to Ask Your Physician Before Hysterectomy or Other Surgery
15 You and Your Doctor

BOX 1 Cardiovascular Disease Facts and Figures
6 Menopause and Your Mind
7 Coping with the Symptoms
8 The Risks and Benefits of Hormone Therapy
9 A Practical Guide to Hormone Therapy
10 Osteoporosis and Heart Health
16 Lifestyle
GLOSSARY
RESOURCES
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