Overview

Includes the latest information on HRT and the alternatives

Make the right decisions and maintain your health and well-being

This expert guide explains the various stages of the menopause, helping you to understand how it can affect your body and your emotions. Packed with balanced advice on everything from conventional and alternative medicine to adopting a holistic approach to managing your symptoms, this ...

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Menopause For Dummies

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Overview

Includes the latest information on HRT and the alternatives

Make the right decisions and maintain your health and well-being

This expert guide explains the various stages of the menopause, helping you to understand how it can affect your body and your emotions. Packed with balanced advice on everything from conventional and alternative medicine to adopting a holistic approach to managing your symptoms, this book helps you to make the right decisions to stay healthy and happy throughout the menopause and beyond.

  • Understand the various stages of the menopause
  • Keep healthy with food and fitness regimes

  • Minimise the impact of the menopause on your daily life

  • Prevent bone loss and take care of your heart

  • Manage your emotions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781119998242
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 666,609
  • Product dimensions: 7.39 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.82 (d)
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Dr Sarah Brewer is a GP, health writer, and a former Health Journalist of the Year.

Marcia L. Jones, PhD, was a professor and freelance writer.

Dr Theresa Eichenwald is a physician with experience in caring for menopausal women.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: From A to ZZZZZ: The Basics of Sleep.

Chapter 1: Taking Charge of Your Dream Team.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Importance and Stages of Slumber.

Chapter 3: Personality: A Big Piece of the Puzzle.

Part II: I Have a Dream: Winning Sleep Strategies for Every Age.

Chapter 4: Growing and Changing: Sleep from Birth to 6 Months.

Chapter 5: Getting the Hang of It: Sleep from 6 to 12 Months.

Chapter 6: Baby on the Move: Sleep from 12 to 18 Months.

Chapter 7: The Wake-Up Call: Sleep from 18 Months to 2 Years.

Chapter 8: The Big Tug of War: Sleep from 2 through 3 Years.

Part III: Sleep Decisions that Involve the Whole Family.

Chapter 9: Keeping Baby Nearby? Co-Sleeping with Your Little One.

Chapter 10: Move Over, Darlin’! When a Sibling Enters the Picture.

Chapter 11: Your Dream Team Grows: Preschool, Day Care, and Sitters.

Part IV: Dealing with Special Circumstances.

Chapter 12: Sleep Tips for Families with Premature Babies.

Chapter 13: Sneezes, Sniffles, Aches, and Pains.

Chapter 14: When Life Changes Keep Your Child Awake.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Ten Tips for Getting Your Tot to Sleep.

Chapter 16: Ten Pitfalls to Avoid at Sleepytime.

Chapter 17: More than Ten Great Bedtime Stories and Songs.

Appendix: Sleep Logs.

Index.

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