Women's Trouble: Natural and Medical Solutions

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Allen & Unwin, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
Covering the first menstrual period and the pimples of puberty to the hot flashes of menopause-and everything that can go wrong in between-this book offers a range of natural and medical solutions to women's health issues, empowering women to make their own health-care decisions. It includes the most up-to-date research and knowledge of the ancient herbal tradition, modern advances in natural therapies, and self-care strategies to gain and maintain good health. Answers about treating common problems such as period weight gain and PMS are included, as is information on hormones, drugs, herbs, food, anatomy, surgical procedures, ovarian cysts, and endometriosis.

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RUTH TRICKEY has been a trained midwife, natural therapist and herbalist for more than fifteen years. Her Melbourne clinic has evolved into a multi-disciplinary centre with eight practitioners. Ruth now shares her extensive practical knowledge by teaching students at the Southern School of Natural Therapies and lecturing practitioners throughout Australia and New Zealand...KAZ COOKE is a cartoonist and writer. Her books include Real Gorgeous, The Crocodile Club, the Modern Girl series starring Hermoine and Get a Grip. She has had period pain, PMS, feral hormones, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, herbs, drugs, and surgery. Currently she is having a good lie down.

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