The Menopause Book

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Workman Publishing, Sep 15, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 608 pages
The critics raved: "Dr. Spock for aging women...extremely well researched and presents cutting-edge science in a readable and comprehensive way. An excellent reference."—The North American Menopause Society.

“Sympathetic, very readable, comprehensive...I highly recommend this excellent guide."—Isaac Schiff, M.D., Harvard Medical School.

“Required reading for women wanting to maximize the second halves of their lives."—Wulf H. Utian, M.D., Ph.D., founder and executive director, The North American Menopause Society.

"Bravo! This book should be a birthday gift for every 40-year-old (actually, probably earlier)."— Barb Malat, CPNP, PA-C, co-chair, Menopause and Hormone Therapy Committee, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.

Originally published in 2007 as Is It Hot in Here? Or Is It Me?, The Menopause Book is the all-in-one bible for women approaching or experiencing menopause. Completely revised and updated with a compelling, authoritative new look, the latest medical findings and advice, and a straightforward new title, The Menopause Book incorporates the most cutting-edge research on hormones and hormone therapy; hot flashes; heart disease and stroke; breast cancer in older women; and the subtle symptoms of ovarian cancer.  It also discusses new findings on why it's hard for menopausal women to lose weight; osteoporosis and estrogen; the interplay between migraines and hormones; panic attacks; and more. Of all the books on the market, this is the soundest—based on science, the material is vetted by top authorities in the field, the facts are up to date, the writing engaging, the tone upbeat. It's the essential guide for every woman who wants to take charge of her health.

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User Review  - justablondemoment - LibraryThing

A very easy to read. The book's subject is on something all women face and should know a little about. I am getting close to this age but am not quite there; however, it helped me to understand some ... Read full review

The Menopause Book

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Lots of great information about menopause and what to expect from changes in your body and hormones. Great to have for a reference. Read full review


What Youre Feeling Now
PART III Staying Healthy Forever
Appendix I
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Barbara Kantrowitz is a former Newsweek senior editor and award-winning writer who has written extensively on health and women’s issues.

Pat Wingert is an award-winning journalist who worked for Newsweek magazine for more than 20 years, with a focus on health and medicine.

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