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By Ellen Cole,Esther D Rothblum,Ann M Voda

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ISBN-13: 9781560239116

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Menopause, Me and you may assist you placed menopause in right perspective--as a regular and average developmental approach within the lives of girls, no longer as a disease or nation that reasons affliction. This informative ebook offers self-monitoring instruments for gathering info and tracking adjustments on your physique in the course of menopause. those instruments also will assist you comprehend the dynamics of the swap technique. a tenet as to tips to top use this knowledge whilst interacting with care providers--especially those that view menopause as a affliction to be treated--is additionally included.

Menopause, Me and also you is full of information-gathering instruments, medical proof, and tales from the real “experts” on menopause--the ladies themselves who've skilled or are experiencing menopause. In bankruptcy after bankruptcy, you’ll achieve worthwhile details for viewing menopause from a woman-centered point of view. particularly, the booklet includes:

  • detailed details on belief and fertilization, reconceptualizing those occasions from a woman-centered, feminist perspective
  • a description and reconceptualization of the menstrual cycle and menstruation, offering the information base--the physiological, endrocrinological, and biochemical mechanisms that keep watch over the menstrual cycle and menstruation--to comprehend menopause because the closure of menstrual lifestyles and never the top of life
  • a trip into the steroid hormone goal cell--shows, at a systematic point, that ladies have been genetically programmed to finish the creation of reproductive hormones
  • a description and explanation of a few of the phrases used to explain menopause
  • common menopausal adjustments and ailments attributed to being estrogen-deficient
  • tools for collecting details, for “discovering knowledge,” approximately yourself--a menstrual calendar card, scorching flash physique diagrams, a basal physique temperature checklist, a physique composition checklist, a menstrual bleeding scale, and elements to contemplate whilst settling on a care provider

    The ladies who percentage their stories in Menopause, Me and also you signify girls at numerous levels of menopause. They describe for you what they're feeling in addition to what it capability to be a mid-life girl on the closure of reproductive existence; they rejoice the tip of menstruation yet curse the changes--including temper swings, sizzling flashes, and vaginal/bleeding changes--they are experiencing. those adjustments are general and anticipated, besides the fact that, and want to be understood in that context. they don't seem to be signs of ailment or an excuse for care services to immediately prescribe hormones or medications.

    With the knowledge in Menopause, Me and also you, ladies nearing or experiencing menopause, well-being care prone, equivalent to nurses, well-being educators, and physicians, and counselors will larger know the way girls view this transition and are available to simply accept it as one other general, important, and gorgeous technique within the lives of women.

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