Shortly after arriving on Cape Cod to spend a year by herself, Joan Anderson's chance encounter with a wise, playful, and astonishing woman helped her usher in the transformations and self-discoveries that led to her ongoing renewal. First glimpsed as a slender figure on a fogged-in beach, Joan Erikson was not only a friend a... read more
Growing into Wisdom explores important questions regarding midlife and discusses the many aspects of ageing from the physical to the psychological and spiritual. It provides guidance and direction for the challenges that midlife brings.
Written by popular Auckland psychotherapist, writer and artist Juliet Batten, she... read more
The most important book on the menopause available, now completely revised and updated
Dr Christiane Northrup is one of the world's most trusted medical advisers. In The Wisdom of Menopause, the bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and Mother-Daughter Wisdom gives you all the medical and nutrit... read more
|Author:||Suzanne Braun Levine|
A fun, smart book about a radical new stage for women who have entered their midlife written by a well-connected journalist Second Adulthood is a new stage of life for women over fifty.
The first generation of socially emancipated women have reached an important frontier; they have fulfilled all their roles - daughter,... read more
|Author:||Susan S Weed|
The menopause "bible" for 350,000 women who've chosen strong bones and healthy hearts without recourse to hormones. A treasure trove of accessible, reliable, non-drug remedies.
|Author:||Amanda McQuade Crawford|
Natural Menopause Handbook centers on the belief that menopause is a natural process not requiring medication. Thanks to the growing availability of natural and holistic therapy alternatives, more perimenopausal women are alleviating symptoms of menopause with ingredients found in nature. This updated edition offers an ex... read more
|Author:||Lisa Friedman Bloch|
There are countless books about menopause on the market. We've all accepted that women change at midlife. However, there is another much ignored change that affects hundreds of millions of women across the globe: manopause - the changes that all men go through starting at about age 40. In this groundbreaking book, Lisa Friedm... read more
|Author:||Julia Schlam Edelman|
|Series:||A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book|
Menopause Matters is a complete guide for improving a woman's physical and mental health from age 35 and on. Gynecologist and menopause specialist Dr. Julia Schlam Edelman has helped thousands of women feel better and enjoy healthier lives. Scientifically sound and clinically tested, Dr. Edelman's advice is a welcome alternat... read more
For far too long, doctors thought hormone replacement therapy was the answer to menopausal symptoms from hot flashes to sleepless nights to stubborn belly fat. But while it does help, HRT can be risky - and may raise women's chances for breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke. Luckily, there's a growing stack of research that... read more
Doctors are traditionally keen to medicalise the menopause, but, in the face of ongoing controversy about HRT, there is an increasing call for a natural menopause. Written by a GP, Menopause the Drug Free Way gives a strong, positive message about how women may empower themselves and develop a joyful attitude to life. It expl... read more
|Author:||Boston Women's Health Book Collective|
A handbook based on the best-selling women's health-care reference, tailored to the specific needs of menopausal readers, places an emphasis on self-care and prevention strategies, in a guide that covers such topics as emotional well-being, birth control, and hormone replacement therapy.
|Author:||Mary Jane Minkin (Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA)|
Recent groundbreaking research has provided abundant new information on menopause and how women should approach it. This book carefully considers all these findings, explains in detail what we now know about menopause and its treatment, and offers sound guidance for women dealing with the physical and emotional health issues ... read more
|Author:||M. Sara Rosenthal|
In July 2001, a study by the US National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute suggested that HRT should not be recommended for long-terms use: in fact, the results were so alarming, the study was halted before its completion date. It was found that Prempro, a combination of estrogen and progestin, which was a "standard issue" HRT ... read more
|Author:||Janet Horn, M. D.|
Dr. Robin Miller and Dr. Janet Horn met on the first day of their fellowships at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1983 and have been friends ever since. Both women have thriving careers in medicine, and have concentrated on the health needs of women of their generation - the baby boomers. The authors developed the idea for this ... read more
In 2002 a major study into Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) was suddenly halted when it appeared that study participants who were taking HRT had a far higher rate of heart attack and breast cancer than those not taking hormones. In the months that followed many women around the world stopped taking HRT out of fear for their ... read more
|Author:||Sue Ellen Cooper|
Inspired by the Jenny Joseph poem "Warning: When I Am An Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple" that begins: "When I am an old woman I shall wear purple/with a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me," Sue Ellen Cooper bought herself a red hat. When her friend turned 50, she bought one for her too. Soon it became Sue Ellen's si... read more
|Author:||John R. Lee|
This classic bestseller that has helped nearly a million women discover the answer to menopause is now revised and updated. In this expanded and completely updated edition of the classic bestseller, Dr. Lee brings you the facts about modern synthetic HRT drugs and gives you an easy-to-follow, non-prescription 'hormone bal... read more
This complete guide to menopause offers effective advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle to keep you in optimum health before, during and after this change in your life. With entirely natural solutions, free from the side effects that are common to hormone replacement drug therapies, this sensitive and informative guide inclu... read more
Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller has become the bible for women concerned about menopause.
Since The Silent Passage was originally published in the early 1990s, Gail Sheehy, a member of the board of the New York Menopause Research Foundation, has been at the forefront of the newest research on menopause. She has also c... read more
'First Steps' is a successful series of short, affordable self-help on a range of key topics. The menopause looms large in every woman's life - but should it? What is it? What are the major problems, and how can women cope with them? What difference can diet, exercise and lifestyle make? This title provides the perfect intro... read more