The Daily Telegraph: The Menopause: What You Really Need to Know

The Daily Telegraph: The Menopause: What You Really Need to Know

by SarahBrewer (Author)

Synopsis

On current life expectancy, the average woman will live more than 30 years in a post-menopausal state. Although a normal stage in every woman's life, the approach of menopause involves a process of change which continues to be dreaded by some, welcomed by others. In this thorough guide to the menopause, Sarah Brewer examines the latest in accepted alternative treatments, including Black Cohosh and complementary approaches, whilst providing balanced, reassuring advice on the basic physical, emotional and psychological symptoms. - How the menopause is triggered - How menopause can affect your sexuality - Osteoporosis and long-term post menopausal problems - Lifestyle and dietary changes - Nutritional supplements such as isoflavones and Black Cohosh - How complementary therapies can help - The truth behind HRT - side effects and contraindications

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Publisher: Robinson Publishing
Published: 29 May 2003

ISBN 10: 1841196622
ISBN 13: 9781841196626

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'Her succinct style of writing, accuracy and exceptional ability to communicate with readers mark her out... Thousands of people have been helped by her sound advice and commonsense approach to health matters', Maurice Hanssen, President, Health Food Manufacturers' Association
Author Bio
Dr Sarah Brewer, Health Journalist of the Year 2002, is a recognized health expert and a health correspondent for The Daily Telegraph. She is the author of Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals & Herbal Supplements and also writes regularly for Top Sante, Real Health & Beauty, Sugar, Let's Live and Slimming World.