The Change Before the Change: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Healthy in the Decade Before Menopause

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Bantam Books, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 434 pages
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Dr. Laura Corio's thriving New York City practice attracts women from around the world because of her unique blend of no-nonsense medical advice, extensive knowledge of alternative approaches, & close collaboration with patients. She believes that women today are just approaching their prime in their late 30s & 40s, & that they can't afford to lose time & energy to the common--but often misdiagnosed--symptoms that precede menopause by as much as a decade. Through vivid case studies & extensive treatment options, she provides in this handbook exactly what women today want & need to know: * How to cope with menstrual irregularities, hot flashes, sexual changes, weight gain, mood swings, & changes in appearance * Up-to-date choices for hormone replacement, both synthetic & natural, as well as many other options for women who want to avoid hormones * How perimenopause affects fertility * A reassuring guide to dealing with cancer fears, & what tests you absolutely must have * Lifestyle changes you need to make now to protect your breasts, uterus, bones, & heart in the years to come Filled with fascinating insights & information never before available to non-professionals, THE CHANGE BEFORE THE CHANGE is the one resource women need to navigate these years with confidence & vibrant good health.

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Excellent Self-help book

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Reading this book has been an eye-opening experience. I was suffering in silence and did not know why until I read this book. It has given me a myriad of answers to some of the symptoms that I have ... Read full review

The change before the change: everything you need to know to stay healthy in the decade before menopause

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When Corio, attending physician at Mount Sinai Hospital and cohost of the radio show Women for Women, was in medical school two decades ago, gender-specific medicine barely existed. Today, it is ... Read full review


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Laura E. Corio, M.D., is a board-certified ob/gyn whose thriving New York City practice attracts women from across the country because of her unique blend of no-nonsense medical advice, extensive knowledge of alternative approaches, and close collaboration with patients. She is an attending physician at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, where she also teaches medical students and residents. She has made numerous media appearances as an expert on women's health. She lives in New Jersey with her son and daughter.

Linda G. Kahn is a writer and editor specializing in health and psychology.

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