Gail Sheehy in the Silent Passage called menopause the calm after the storm. This book is about the storm itself. Much is known about the menopause, its symptoms and effects on women's lives but very litle has been mentioned so far on the decade leading up to the menopause during which time ovulation decreases and ostrogen levels are destablising. Every women experiences it yet it is one of the least understood, most misdiagnosed and most confounding stages in a women's life. Could it be. . . . . Perimenopause? outlines the symptoms - both psychological and physical - which are a direct result of this hormone imbalance and shows how best to combat them. It gives you the facts you need to make clear choices about medicinal and natural therapies and it teaches you about following a healthy lifestyle -such as diet, nutrition, excerise and vitamins - that you can start today and that will bring about far-reaching ramifications for your future overall health. Could it be. . . . . Perimenopause is essential reading for all women.
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Exploration of the 'silent' decade before the menopause.From the Back Cover:
If you are a woman aged between thirty-five and fifty you have probably experienced some of these symptoms:
-inexplicable weight gain
- a change in your response to sex
Dr Steven Goldstein explains that these are natural, normal and treatable symptoms commonly experienced during the perimenopause.
This decade before the menopause is a time when ovulation decreases and oestrogen levels destabilize, causing physical, mental and emotional changes. Up until now this has been one of the least explored stages in a woman's life.
Could it be the Perimenopause?
-explains changes that your body is undergoing and helps you make clear, informed choices about the range of traditional and natural therapies available
-addresses your most common concerns and answers questions you may be reluctant to ask your doctor
-provides scientific explanations for the confusing physical, mental and emotional symptoms that occur during your thirties and forties
-gives advice on the diet, exercise and vitamins that help you to combat hormonal imbalances.
A crucial book for all women over 35.
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Book Description Vermilion, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 256 pages. 8.46x5.31x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0091816696