Completely revised and updated with the latest medical findings and advice, The Menopause Book incorporates the most cutting edge research on hormones and hormone therapy; hot flashes; heart disease and stroke; breast cancer in older women; and the subtle symptoms of ovarian cancer. It also discusses new findings on why it's hard for menopausal women to lose weight; osteoporosis and estrogen; the interplay between migraines and hormones; panic attacks; and more. The essential guide for every woman who wants to take charge of her health. It's the all in one bible for women approaching or experiencing menopause, now in a new, revised edition. Updated throughout and with 20% new material, The Menopause Book incorporates the latest medical findings, cutting edge research, and best practices advice on hormones and hormone therapy; hot flashes; heart disease and stroke; breast cancer in older women; osteoporosis and estrogen; weight gain and weight loss; the pros and cons of breast implants; and more. Of all the books on the market, this is the soundest - based on science, the material is vetted by top authorities in the field, the facts are sure, the writing engaging, the tone upbeat.
Pat Wingert was an award-winning journalist for Newsweek for more than 20 years, with a focus on health and medicine. Barbara Kantrowitz is a former Newsweek senior editor and award-winning writer who has written extensively on health and women's issues. Together, they wrote Newsweek.com's popular "Her Body" column on women's health and have coauthored dozens of cover stories. Their work has earned them an Endocrine Society's Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism.