MOKITA is for women who want to avoid the overwhelming task of sorting through all the myths and misconceptions of perimenopause & menopause in order to be proactive with their midlife health!
Looking for real information, but frustrated by all the conflicting menopause messages online and in the media?
Want to build your own midlife health team but unsure who to consult and when?
This refreshing, easy-to-read guide will be especially helpful if you don’t have time to read 30 different books and scour the internet for hours. Women’s health advocate, Shirley Weir, and 13 women’s health professionals, set the record straight on perimenopause, menopause and what you really need to know. The 21 bite-size chapters are full of up-to-date information, sage advice, relatable case studies, and a promise that YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
“MOKITA is so human and real. By the end, you’ll feel empowered to confidently navigate perimenopause, menopause & beyond!”
-Lori Brotto, Ph. D. R. Psych, Canada Research Chair in Women’s Sexual Health, Professor, Executive Director of the Women’s Health Research Institute & author of the best-selling book, Better Sex Through Mindfulness.
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Table of Contents
Author’s Note IX
INTRODUCTION: Mokitas 1
DEFINITIONS: Getting on the Same Page 9
PART I: Navigating Perimenopause with Confidence and Ease
It Started with My Sister 21
My Story, and the Story I Told Myself 21
Hormones: Cleaning up Their Bad Reputation 27
Cracking Open the Conversation 33
Myths, Misconceptions, and Media Innuendo 43
YOU Are Your Own Best Health Advocate 61
The Invisible Backpack 77
The Graduation Party 85
PART II: How to Build Your Own Midlife Health Team
Introduction to Part II 93
Liz Applegate, Personal Life Coach 95
Christine Brain, Energy Healer 107
Andrea Dobbs, Cannabis Advocate 113
Dr. Anna Garrett, Hormone Balance Expert 123
Jennifer Howker, Registered Dietitian 129
Regina Kaiser, Meditation Teacher & Coach 147
Dr. Angela Macdonald, Chiropractor 157
Bob Mehr, Pharmacist 165
Dr. Bal Pawa, Integrative Physician 179
Dr. Cobi Slater, Doctor of Natural Medicine 193
Hayley Stobbs, Registered Acupuncturist 203
Dr. Meghan van Drimmelen, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine 207
Kim Vopni, Pelvic Health Expert a.k.a. “The Vagina Coach” 219
PART III: What’s Next
What’s Next 235
Thank You 238