Essential Guide to Menopause

Essential Guide to Menopause

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The American Medical Association sorts through a wide array of professional views to compile solid, clear-cut information on menopause in one comprehensive volume. Now, every woman can make informed health-care decisions with her doctor during this life-changing condition, and weigh individual needs and health risks in choosing the best treatments. From recognizing its earliest symptoms to reducing the potential of menopause-related health problems, here is everything you need to know about: Physical symptoms throughout all phases of menopause Feeling good emotionally Early detection of heart disease, breast cancer and other health risks Osteoporosis prevention-how to maintain strong, healthy bones Treatments including hormone replacement therapy, other prescription medications and complementary therapies Gynecological problems and procedures Lifestyle recommendations for fitness, nutrition and stress management Staying sexually active during menopause. The American Medical Association Essential Guide to Menopause includes a listing of brief touchstones to good health, Your Menopause Health Priorities Checklist, as well as a detailed glossary of medical terms made easy. Now you can be prepared for the changes that come with menopause -- and feel assured and empowered -- with this authoritative, indispensable guide.
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2000.
ISBN: 9780743403580
Characteristics: xi, 253 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: American Medical Association

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