The New Menopause Book

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Penguin, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 285 pages
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Is HRT good or bad? Which herbs can you take for relief from menopause? What can you do to prevent or treat osteoporosis during the menopause years? There are so many questions these days about the right way to treat menopause. Fortunately, The New Menopause Book has the answers.

This informative book offers readers a variety of traditional and alternative options for treating their menopause symptoms. Each chapter presents a different therapeutic approach and is written by an expert in that field. These experts provide valuable insight into the problems associated with menopause and the solutions available. Expert advice from:

- GAIL SHEEHY on "the second adulthood"
- TORI HUDSON on natural hormone therapy
- MIRIAM NELSON and REBECCA SEGUIN on beating osteoporosis
- AMANDA McQUADE CRAWFORD on herbal therapy
- MARY TAGLIAFERRI on medical treatments
- ISAAC COHEN on traditional Chinese medicine
- LINDA SPARROWE and PATRICIA WALDEN on yoga
- JANIS LUFT on managing incontinence
 

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Contents

East Meets West
45
Managing Menopause with
77
Phytoestrogens and Natural Hormones
117
Osteoporosis Is Not an Inevitable Part of Aging
139
Yoga for Healthy Bones
185
Managing Incontinence
213
Notes
249
Index
277
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MARY TAGLIAFERRI, M.D., L.Ac., is one of the founders of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine program at the University of California, San Francisco's Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center.

Issac Cohen, O.M.D., L.Ac., is a leading authority in the field of traditional Chinese medicine and menopause treatment. He is a cofounder of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine program at UCSF's Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center.

Debu Tripathy, M.D., is a professor of medicine and director of the Komen/UTSW Breast Cancer Research Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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