The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change

The Wisdom of Menopause

Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change

Pub. price: $25.00

ISBN10: 0553386727 ISBN13: 9780553386721 Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group Published: Jan 3 2012 Pages: 745 Weight: 2.10lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

Dr. Christiane Northrup's #1 New York Times bestseller The Wisdom of Menopause has inspired more than a million women with a dramatically new vision of midlife--and will continue to do so for generations to come. As Dr. Northrup has championed, the "change" is not simply a collection of physical symptoms to be "fixed," but a mind-body revolution that brings the greatest opportunity for growth since adolescence. The choices a woman makes now--from the quality of her relationships to the quality of her diet--have the power to secure vibrant health and well-being for the rest of her life.

Now completely revised, this groundbreaking classic draws on the current research and medical advances in women's health, and includes

- a new section on sex after 50--and how, if need be, you can rejuvenate your sex life
- updated mammogram guidelines--and how thermography improves breast health
- the latest on the glycemic index, optimal blood sugar levels, and ways to prevent diabetes
- dietary guidelines revealing that hidden sugar--not dietary fat--is the main culprit in heart disease, cancer, and obesity
- all you need to know about perimenopause and why it's critical to your well-being
- a vital program for ensuring pelvic health during and after menopause
- strategies to combat osteoporosis and strengthen bones for life

With this trusted resource, Dr. Christiane Northrup shows that women can make menopause a time of personal empowerment--emerging wiser, healthier, and stronger in both mind and body than ever before.
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