Ask Dr. Marie: What Women Need to Know about Hormones, Libido, and the Medical Problems No One Talks About / Edition 1

Ask Dr. Marie: What Women Need to Know about Hormones, Libido, and the Medical Problems No One Talks About / Edition 1

by Marie Savard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0762760001

ISBN-13: 9780762760008

Pub. Date: 09/14/2010

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

What would you ask if your best friend were also a physician? What might your mother ask, if she had the nerve? The questions-and the answers-are in Ask Dr. Marie. By addressing women directly and honesty, but with compassion and understanding, ABC News Medical Contributor Dr. Marie Savard reveals that there are no off-limits question, no dark secrets of womanhood.

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What would you ask if your best friend were also a physician? What might your mother ask, if she had the nerve? The questions-and the answers-are in Ask Dr. Marie. By addressing women directly and honesty, but with compassion and understanding, ABC News Medical Contributor Dr. Marie Savard reveals that there are no off-limits question, no dark secrets of womanhood. …

This edition has been revised and updated with the latest women's health information-including new guidelines for breast, cervical, and ovarian cancer, and for the HPV vaccines Cervarix and Gardasil.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762760008
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/14/2010
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,366,498
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Doctor Will See You Now vi

Part 1 What's Going on Down There?

Chapter 1 Welcome to Yourself: A Guided Tour of Your Inner Terrain 2

Chapter 2 Sex Smarts: The Thinking Woman's Guide to Having Fun in Bed 16

Chapter 3 How to Get the Health Care You Need at Every Age 77

Part 2 The Seasons of Your Life

Chapter 4 Coming of Age: A Period Piece 122

Chapter 5 For unto You a Child Could Be Born: Charting Your Course 139

Chapter 6 The Bonus Years: Making the Most of Menopause and Beyond 171

Part 3 Is This Normal or Should I Call My Doctor?

Chapter 7 "Female Problems" from Cause to Cure 200

Chapter 8 Internal Plumbing Down There: Bowel Problems from Cause to Cure 235

Chapter 9 Internal Plumbing Down There: Urinary Troubles from Cause to Cure 265

Part 4 What Happens Down There Doesn't Stay Down There

Chapter 10 The Female Emotional Response: How a Woman's Brain-Body Connection Differs from a Man's 298

Chapter 11 Waist Management: Winning the War against Womanly Weight Gain 314

Afterword:"Lifestyle Pill" Dr. Marie's 328

Index 331

Acknowledgments 337

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