Menopause and Midlife HealthBook - 1994 1993
The hormonal changes of menopause affect nearly every tissue in the femal body, causing symptoms that can range from PMS in a woman's thirties and forties to such life-threatening illnesses as heart disease and osteoporosis in later years. Menopause & Midlife Health explains these vast physiological changes, and tells women what they need to know in order to maintain good health through the prime of life.Written by a pioneer researcher in the area of meopausal health and a science writer, this comprehensive, practical book provides answers to the all-important questions every woman has about menopause including:What type of diet is best for long-term health?What supplements may help prevent osteoporosis?What can be done to prevent breast cancer and heart disease in later life?What can help "manage" hot flashes?Is it safe to take estrogen and other hormones at menopause?What can be done to maintain a healthy sex life in the middle years and beyond?
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1994. c1993.
Characteristics: xv, 512 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.