Friday, June 8, 2007

New Books on Menopause

Here is the list of new books on the topic of menopause.

The books are listed in reversed chronological order (the most recent books are listed first). To get more information about these books, just click on the titles below:

Rejuvenation: Spa Secrets for Menopause
by Mary Beth Janssen, Toni Bark, and Amy Saidens (Paperback - May 3, 2007)

Menopause With Science and Soul:
A Guidebook for Navigating the Journey
by Judith Boice (Paperback - April 2007)

Book Description:
MENOPAUSE WITH SCIENCE AND SOUL covers all the issues a woman faces during this significant life passage, from making important lifestyle choices regarding exercise, nutrition, and hormone therapy, to nurturing mental and emotional health. In addition to presenting the latest medical information, naturopath Dr. Judith Boice offers stories, interviews, and rituals representing diverse traditions (Native American to Gnostic, Buddhist to Catholic) to help support women in their journeys. Whether a woman is wondering about hot flashes or an unexpected rebirth of creativity, this sensitive companion provides all the scientific and soul-centered support she needs.

The Wisdom of Menopause Journal: Your Guide to Creating Vibrant Health and Happiness in the Second Half of Your Life
by Christiane Northrup (Spiral-bound - Mar 1, 2007)

Book Description:
Menopause is an unparalleled opportunity to turn your life around and create a firm foundation for the most fulfilling, healthy, joy-filled years of your life. The Wisdom of Menopause Journal—a companion to Dr. Christiane Northrup’s newly revised and best-selling book The Wisdom of Menopause—helps you focus on the “me” in menopause. Designed to help you both navigate and document this important transitional time, the journal is packed with action-oriented, practical advice for your mind and body—from recommended supplements and medication options to how to explore the emotional issues behind your physical symptoms.
This journal gives you everything you need to create vibrant health in midlife on all levels—not just in your heart, bones, pelvic organs, breasts, and brain . . . but also in your sex life, your relationships, and even your beauty regimen! It enables you to record your current health and concerns, as well as the steps you want to take to achieve your goals in each area. You’ll also find powerful affirmations, inspiring quotes, and plenty of blank pages for journaling, so you can create a record of your thoughts and feelings during this important time.
Dr. Northrup’s insights enable you to see menopause not as a burden to be endured, but as an empowering opportunity to reinvent yourself right down to the cellular level. The key is learning to tap into the profound wisdom that emerges during this life stage—wisdom you can fully trust to guide you toward enormous happiness, joy, and fulfillment.

Menopause FAQs (Faqs)
by Valerie, M.D. Weber (Paperback - Mar 2007)

Menopause (Women's Health)
(Acp Women's Health Series)
by Rebekah Wang-cheng (Paperback - Feb 1, 2007)

Book Description:
Menopause is a comprehensive resource for the care and treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal women. Explores menopause from a number of different perspectives and familiarizes clinicians with the medical issues associated with menopause, including physiology, symptomatology, risk factors, the medical evaluation, and hormone therapy and other medical treatments. Addresses the major symptoms experienced by the menopausal woman like hot flashes, genitourinary difficulties, sexual concerns, mood and memory issues and their management. Focuses on disease prevention educating women on cardiovascular disease, preservation of bone density, meeting nutritional needs, and cancer screening. Discusses Hormone therapy its risks and benefits as well as prescribing method. Menopause is a part of the ACP Women's Health Series. Check out ACP's other available titles in the Women's Health Series: - Breast Health & Common Breast Problems - Coronary Artery Disease in Women - Menstrual Disorders - Osteoporosis - The Pelvic Examination Teaching Module - Practical Gynecology - Violence Against Women

If you do know some new books that should be added to this list, please feel free to add them here!

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Anonymous said...

Thank you for a good selection of new interesting books to read.
Also, could you please post some more new books on prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and depression in menopause?
Are there any new useful books on estrogens and hormone replacement therapy?
What are the most recent views on this controversy?
Looking forward to see more new books and discussions here.

Anonymous said...

Symptoms of depression during menopause include sleeping disorders, hot flushes, loss of energy, fatigue, irritability, anxiety, excessive feeling of guilt or worthlessness, decreased interest or pleasure in activities, change in appetite, and two or more weeks of depressed mood that may lead to extreme restlessness or even suicidal tendencies.