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The everything health guide to menopause : reassuring advice and up-to-date information to keep you healthy and happy, Kate Bracy Kalb ; technical review by Kathryn Arendt

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The everything health guide to menopause : reassuring advice and up-to-date information to keep you healthy and happy
Title
The everything health guide to menopause
Title remainder
reassuring advice and up-to-date information to keep you healthy and happy
Statement of responsibility
Kate Bracy Kalb ; technical review by Kathryn Arendt
Title variation
  • Health guide to menopause
  • Menopause
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
618.1/75
Index
index present
LC call number
RG186
LC item number
.K35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • The everything health guides
  • Everything series
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The everything health guide to menopause : reassuring advice and up-to-date information to keep you healthy and happy, Kate Bracy Kalb ; technical review by Kathryn Arendt
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0717/2007018983.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Features the latest on HRT and alternative therapies"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Your mate may be menopausal, too
  • Why attitude matters
  • Talking to friends and family
  • ch. 2.
  • Menopause, then and now
  • This isn't your mother's menopause
  • What your mother taught you
  • What your mother taught medicine
  • Common wisdom : what's it worth?
  • Constructing a new common wisdom
  • Introduction
  • Your chance for a brand new start
  • ch. 3.
  • A gateway to the rest of your life
  • A brief history of menstruation
  • Fast facts about PMS
  • What causes menopause?
  • Taking a closer look at perimenopause
  • Health concerns
  • Emotional concerns
  • Social and family concerns
  • ch. 1.
  • Menopause, me? -- accepting the inevitable
  • The facts : what is menopause anyway?
  • When will it happen?
  • What menopause means for your hormones
  • What's new?
  • Your body isn't the only thing that's changing
  • ch. 5.
  • Coping with hot flashes
  • Hot flash facts
  • Techniques for turning down the heat
  • Hormonal treatments for hot flash relief
  • Non hormonal medications
  • Herbs, botanicals, and other alternatives
  • Mind-body exercises
  • ch. 6.
  • The new you -- managing physical changes
  • ch. 4.
  • Irregular periods
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Heart palpitations
  • Involuntary urine release
  • Weight gain
  • Other physical changes associated with menopause
  • ch. 7.
  • managing cognitive and neurological changes
  • My mind -- where did it go?
  • Insomnia and its role in menopause
  • Perimenopause -- adjusting to the changes
  • Understanding and treating sleep problems
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Other neurological symptoms
  • The journey through perimenopause
  • Recognizing the symptoms
  • Physical changes
  • Neurological and cognitive changes
  • Emotional and psychological changes
  • Other peimenopausal changes you may notice
  • ch. 9.
  • But I'm still a woman, right? Menopause and sexuality
  • Myths and fears
  • Checking your sexual attitude
  • The physical impact of changing hormones
  • maintaining your sexual health
  • Relationships and menopause
  • Suggestions for your sexual self -- this could be fun!
  • ch. 10
  • A partner on the path -- choosing a health provider
  • ch. 8.
  • Do you have the provider you need now?
  • Personal qualities of your health care provider
  • Professional qualifications
  • Finding the right fit
  • Talk with your doctor
  • Take an active role
  • Listen up, speak up, be honest
  • ch. 11.
  • Deciding whether hormone therapy is right for you
  • The role of hormones in your health
  • Overcoming mood swings, anxiety, and depression
  • The facts about MHT
  • MHT options
  • Designer estrogens
  • Weighing risks and benefits
  • Part of a healthy menopause plan
  • Menopause and emotions
  • Mood swings
  • Looking stress in the eye
  • Anxiety
  • What is depression?
  • Staying "on the level"
  • ch. 13.
  • Health risks after forty
  • The health risks you face after forty
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer risks
  • Osteoporosis
  • Urinary tract disorders and yeast infections
  • Assessing your health history
  • ch. 14.
  • Menopause and heart disease
  • ch. 12.
  • What is heart disease?
  • The symptoms of heart disease
  • Women, menopause, and heart disease
  • Risk factors you can't change
  • Risks you can influence
  • Controlling your risks
  • ch. 15.
  • Maintaining bone health
  • Close-up on osteoporosis
  • What to watch for
  • Alternatives to MHT
  • Menopause and osteoporosis
  • Understanding and controlling your risks
  • Eating for strong bones
  • Beyond diet : measures to prevent bone loss
  • ch. 16.
  • Eating for a healthy menopause
  • Your nutritional needs after forty
  • Nutritional boosts for women over forty
  • Get it from your plate, not a pill
  • Eating for weight management
  • Why some women choose MHT alternatives
  • Sane, simple guidelines for healthy eating
  • Your own revolution
  • Non hormonal medications
  • Choosing natural alternatives wisely
  • Herbs and other supplements
  • Plant estrogens
  • Therapeutic programs
  • Exercise for life
  • ch. 18.
  • Keeping your mind sharp
  • How your brain changes as you age
  • Give your brain the nutrition it needs
  • Exercise your body to keep your brain healthy
  • New activities and plenty of rest : recipe for a sharp mind
  • Methods to enhance your memory
  • ch. 19.
  • Taking care of all of you
  • ch. 17.
  • Appreciating the woman in the mirror
  • Changes in vision
  • Protecting your hearing
  • Keeping teeth healthy
  • Caring for your skin and hair
  • Making time for rest and relaxation
  • ch. 20.
  • Can being older mean being happier?
  • The role of a healthy body and mind
  • Stress and loss
  • Building exercise into your menopause plan
  • Perspective shifts after fifty
  • Contributing to your world
  • Living for the rest of your life
  • Be creative!
  • Why you need exercise now
  • Exercise can save your life
  • Managing symptoms of menopause
  • What kind of exercise do you need?
  • Choosing an exercise program
  • Helpful workouts
  • Appendix A : Glossary
  • Appendix B : Keeping a menopause journal
  • Appendix C : References and resources
  • Appendix D : Your after-forty health maintenance plan
  • Index
Control code
1367724
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second edition, Completely updated! ed..
Extent
xii, 321 pages
Isbn
9781598694055
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007018983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
1273983
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1367724
  • (Sirsi) 1367724
  • (OCoLC)124036336
Label
The everything health guide to menopause : reassuring advice and up-to-date information to keep you healthy and happy, Kate Bracy Kalb ; technical review by Kathryn Arendt
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0717/2007018983.html
Publication
Note
"Features the latest on HRT and alternative therapies"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Your mate may be menopausal, too
  • Why attitude matters
  • Talking to friends and family
  • ch. 2.
  • Menopause, then and now
  • This isn't your mother's menopause
  • What your mother taught you
  • What your mother taught medicine
  • Common wisdom : what's it worth?
  • Constructing a new common wisdom
  • Introduction
  • Your chance for a brand new start
  • ch. 3.
  • A gateway to the rest of your life
  • A brief history of menstruation
  • Fast facts about PMS
  • What causes menopause?
  • Taking a closer look at perimenopause
  • Health concerns
  • Emotional concerns
  • Social and family concerns
  • ch. 1.
  • Menopause, me? -- accepting the inevitable
  • The facts : what is menopause anyway?
  • When will it happen?
  • What menopause means for your hormones
  • What's new?
  • Your body isn't the only thing that's changing
  • ch. 5.
  • Coping with hot flashes
  • Hot flash facts
  • Techniques for turning down the heat
  • Hormonal treatments for hot flash relief
  • Non hormonal medications
  • Herbs, botanicals, and other alternatives
  • Mind-body exercises
  • ch. 6.
  • The new you -- managing physical changes
  • ch. 4.
  • Irregular periods
  • Heavy bleeding
  • Heart palpitations
  • Involuntary urine release
  • Weight gain
  • Other physical changes associated with menopause
  • ch. 7.
  • managing cognitive and neurological changes
  • My mind -- where did it go?
  • Insomnia and its role in menopause
  • Perimenopause -- adjusting to the changes
  • Understanding and treating sleep problems
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Other neurological symptoms
  • The journey through perimenopause
  • Recognizing the symptoms
  • Physical changes
  • Neurological and cognitive changes
  • Emotional and psychological changes
  • Other peimenopausal changes you may notice
  • ch. 9.
  • But I'm still a woman, right? Menopause and sexuality
  • Myths and fears
  • Checking your sexual attitude
  • The physical impact of changing hormones
  • maintaining your sexual health
  • Relationships and menopause
  • Suggestions for your sexual self -- this could be fun!
  • ch. 10
  • A partner on the path -- choosing a health provider
  • ch. 8.
  • Do you have the provider you need now?
  • Personal qualities of your health care provider
  • Professional qualifications
  • Finding the right fit
  • Talk with your doctor
  • Take an active role
  • Listen up, speak up, be honest
  • ch. 11.
  • Deciding whether hormone therapy is right for you
  • The role of hormones in your health
  • Overcoming mood swings, anxiety, and depression
  • The facts about MHT
  • MHT options
  • Designer estrogens
  • Weighing risks and benefits
  • Part of a healthy menopause plan
  • Menopause and emotions
  • Mood swings
  • Looking stress in the eye
  • Anxiety
  • What is depression?
  • Staying "on the level"
  • ch. 13.
  • Health risks after forty
  • The health risks you face after forty
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer risks
  • Osteoporosis
  • Urinary tract disorders and yeast infections
  • Assessing your health history
  • ch. 14.
  • Menopause and heart disease
  • ch. 12.
  • What is heart disease?
  • The symptoms of heart disease
  • Women, menopause, and heart disease
  • Risk factors you can't change
  • Risks you can influence
  • Controlling your risks
  • ch. 15.
  • Maintaining bone health
  • Close-up on osteoporosis
  • What to watch for
  • Alternatives to MHT
  • Menopause and osteoporosis
  • Understanding and controlling your risks
  • Eating for strong bones
  • Beyond diet : measures to prevent bone loss
  • ch. 16.
  • Eating for a healthy menopause
  • Your nutritional needs after forty
  • Nutritional boosts for women over forty
  • Get it from your plate, not a pill
  • Eating for weight management
  • Why some women choose MHT alternatives
  • Sane, simple guidelines for healthy eating
  • Your own revolution
  • Non hormonal medications
  • Choosing natural alternatives wisely
  • Herbs and other supplements
  • Plant estrogens
  • Therapeutic programs
  • Exercise for life
  • ch. 18.
  • Keeping your mind sharp
  • How your brain changes as you age
  • Give your brain the nutrition it needs
  • Exercise your body to keep your brain healthy
  • New activities and plenty of rest : recipe for a sharp mind
  • Methods to enhance your memory
  • ch. 19.
  • Taking care of all of you
  • ch. 17.
  • Appreciating the woman in the mirror
  • Changes in vision
  • Protecting your hearing
  • Keeping teeth healthy
  • Caring for your skin and hair
  • Making time for rest and relaxation
  • ch. 20.
  • Can being older mean being happier?
  • The role of a healthy body and mind
  • Stress and loss
  • Building exercise into your menopause plan
  • Perspective shifts after fifty
  • Contributing to your world
  • Living for the rest of your life
  • Be creative!
  • Why you need exercise now
  • Exercise can save your life
  • Managing symptoms of menopause
  • What kind of exercise do you need?
  • Choosing an exercise program
  • Helpful workouts
  • Appendix A : Glossary
  • Appendix B : Keeping a menopause journal
  • Appendix C : References and resources
  • Appendix D : Your after-forty health maintenance plan
  • Index
Control code
1367724
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second edition, Completely updated! ed..
Extent
xii, 321 pages
Isbn
9781598694055
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007018983
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
1273983
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1367724
  • (Sirsi) 1367724
  • (OCoLC)124036336

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