The Menopause Sourcebook

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9781565651555: The Menopause Sourcebook

Discusses preparing for menopause, obtaining a preliminary medical checkup, the signs and symptoms of the condition, its effects on sexuality, the heart, and the bones, emotional stress, and other aspects

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Don't be overwhelmed by the bombardment of information about menopause. Whether you're premenopausal or actually in menopause, it's possible to have all the pertinent facts and be aware of all the issues that surround this controversial topic. How do you accomplish this? By using The Menopause Sourcebook as your survival guide to this important part of your life. Within these pages you will find the information that you need to actively and successfully participate in your health care during menopause. Hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings, and weight gain are all signs that your body is going through menopause. The Menopause Sourcebook demystifies this time of change by explaining what is happening with your body and what your options are for dealing with and treating these symptoms. From the conventional treatments of estrogen and progesterone supplementation to the alternative approaches of acupuncture, Chinese medicine, homeopathy and herbal remedies, this book helps you to make sense out of all your choices. Gretchen Henkel, the author of Making the Estrogen Decision, emphasizes that women who take charge, and actively participate in their health care during their menopausal years tend to do the best. Your first task is to find a health partner during this transitional time, someone with whom you can consult and use as a source of current medical information. This book provides guidelines to help find the right professional for you and your comfort level. Preparing your body for menopause will help to make the transition less traumatic. Proper exercise, diet, and state of mind can help offset the symptoms of menopause. Ms. Henkel offers guidelines and resources to make sure youapproach this stage of your life from a position of strength. Whether it's information about sex, osteoporosis, heart disease, or just dealing with the stress of going through menopause, you'll find up-to-date information and advice in The Menopause Sourcebook. Each chapter has a list of best resources for more information and help in each specialized area. With the right attitude, the latest information, the support of women like yourself, and The Menopause Sourcebook, you'll be able to successfully navigate through this natural and sometimes confusing passage in your life.

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Gretchen Henkel is a health and medical writer specializing in women's health issues.

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