The Change Before the Change
Everything You Need to Know to Stay Healthy in the Decade Before MenopauseBook - 2000
Dr. Laura Corio's thriving New York City practice attracts women from around the world because of her unique blend of no-nonsense medical advice, extensive knowledge of alternative approaches, & close collaboration with patients. She believes that women today are just approaching their prime in their late 30s & 40s, & that they can't afford to lose time & energy to the common--but often misdiagnosed--symptoms that precede menopause by as much as a decade. Through vivid case studies & extensive treatment options, she provides in this handbook exactly what women today want & need to know: * How to cope with menstrual irregularities, hot flashes, sexual changes, weight gain, mood swings, & changes in appearance * Up-to-date choices for hormone replacement, both synthetic & natural, as well as many other options for women who want to avoid hormones * How perimenopause affects fertility * A reassuring guide to dealing with cancer fears, & what tests you absolutely must have * Lifestyle changes you need to make now to protect your breasts, uterus, bones, & heart in the years to come Filled with fascinating insights & information never before available to non-professionals, THE CHANGE BEFORE THE CHANGE is the one resource women need to navigate these years with confidence & vibrant good health.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Bantam Books, c2000.
Characteristics: x, 434 p. :,ill.