The Menopause Book: A Guide to Health and Well-Being for Women

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Macmillan, Jun 1, 1995 - Health & Fitness - 252 pages
With millions of baby boomers entering menopause, it's time for a clear, balanced, comprehensive, and up-to-date guide to menopause management. The authors offer sound medical advice, reflecting the most recent developments in the field, and an understanding empathy, contending that "it's not a hot flash, it's a power surge". Illustrations.

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In our youth-oriented society, American women tend to view menopause with a mixture of fear and dread, tempered by a lot of misinformation. As more baby boomers reach midlife, we are seeing a growing ... Read full review


A Historical Perspective
Hormones and the Female Reproductive Cycle
Menopause Derined

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CAROLYN D. RUNOWICZ, MD, a nationally recognized expert in gynecologic cancer, is director of the University of Connecticut Cancer Center in Farmington. A past president of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, she will become president of the American Cancer Society in November 2005. Her husband, SHELDON H. CHERRY, MD, is clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. They reside near Hartford, Connecticut.
DIANNE PARTIE LANGE is deputy editor of" Prevention" magazine and a former syndicated health columnist for the "Los Angeles Times," She lives in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.

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