The trend to medicalise the menopause has left many women feeling unsure and unconfident about this stage of their lives.
But while medical treatments may help with some troublesome symptoms, the menopause is not an illness.
Menopause in Perspective looks at how women may go through this transition in a healthy, positive way.
Topics include; is the menopause a natural event or a historic accident?, how naturally produced hormones change during the menopause, do you need medical treatment for some symptoms?, is HRT the best thing for you?, the menopause and your heart and circulation, reducing the risk of cancer, taking care of your skin and your bones, sex during and after the menopause, making the most of the rest of your life.
In this comprehensive, balanced book Philippa Pigache says that the menopause is not ending, but the beginning of the rest of your life.
The average women has 30 ahead of her after the menopause: make sure you enjoy it.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 128 pages, ill
- Publisher: SPCK Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/02/2010
- Category: Women's health
- ISBN: 9781847090553