The Silent Passage: Menopause

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All women face menopause, but the passage is seldom easy. Distracting symptoms, confusing medical advice, unsympathetic reactions from loved ones, and the scornful attitudes of society at large often make menopause a lonely and emotionally draining experience. This book sets out to erase the stigma of menopause. The author writes about her own experiences and uncovers the frustrations of other woman who have long suffered in silence. She brings together current information and assesses women's options and risks. The author also talks to several women about how they coped and what they think of the treatments they have tried.

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GAIL SHEEHY HAS BROKEN THE LAST TABOO

All women face menopause, but, as Gail Sheehy compellingly reveals in interviews with from a broad spectrum of different backgrounds, the passage is seldom easy. Distracting symptoms, confusing medical advice, unsympathetic reactions from loved ones, and scornful attitudes of society often make menopause a lonely and distressing experience.

Sheehy brings together the latest information and assesses women's options and risks. She writes frankly about her own experiences, and more importantly she plays back the words of numerous women who have talked to her about how they have coped and what they think of the treatments they have tried.

Myth-shattering, funny and vibrant, this is a book of candour and hope that places menopause in the cycle of life as the gateway to a second adulthood and post-menopausal zest.

Includes interviews with
Fay Weldon, Kate O'Mara, Edwina Currie, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Eve Pollard, Antonia Fraser

About the Author:

Gail Sheehy is the bestselling author of the groundbreaking book on the menopause, ‘The Silent Passage’, and the classic international bestseller, ‘Passages’. She is a political journalist and contributing editor to ‘Vanity Fair’. She lives in New York with her husband and two daughters.

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