Hot Flashes, Hormones & Your Health: Breakthrough Findings to Help You Sail Through Menopause

Overview

Take control of menopause with the latest information on hormone therapy

As someone going through menopause, you may be all too familiar with its uncomfortable symptoms and you are desperate for relief. Now, one of the world's top experts on women's health gives you solid, research-based advice to help you sail through menopause without the suffering. In Hot Flashes, Hormones, and Your Health, Dr. JoAnn Manson...

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Overview

Take control of menopause with the latest information on hormone therapy

As someone going through menopause, you may be all too familiar with its uncomfortable symptoms and you are desperate for relief. Now, one of the world's top experts on women's health gives you solid, research-based advice to help you sail through menopause without the suffering. In Hot Flashes, Hormones, and Your Health, Dr. JoAnn Manson provides the answers you need:

  • The latest scientific evidence on the benefits and risks of hormone therapy
  • Expert guidance in determining whether or not hormone therapy is the right choice for you
  • The truth about bioidentical hormones
  • Healthful and effective options for women who cannot—or prefer not to—use hormone therapy

“Recommended . . . one of the best books about menopause.”

—North American Menopause Society

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071602402
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/19/2008
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,372,437
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

JoAnn E. Manson, M.D., is a professor of medicine and the Elizabeth Fay Brigham Professor of Women's Health at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Co-Director of the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology. Dr. Manson is the only person to have served as a lead investigator on two of the most influential studies of women's health ever conducted—the Women's Health Initiative and the Harvard Nurses' Health Study.

Shari Bassuk, Sc.D., is an epidemiologist and science writer at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston who frequently collaborates with Dr. Manson.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Explaining Perimenopause and Menopause
Chapter 2: The Symptoms of Perimenopause and Menopause and How to Treat Them
Chapter 3: The Rise and Fall and (Cautious) Return of Hormone Therapy
Chapter 4: Hormone Therapy: Is It Safe?
Chapter 5: Hormone Therapy: Choices
Chapter 6: What’s Your Health Profile?
Chapter 7: Putting it all together: Should I Start Hormone Therapy? Should I Stop?

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