Shortly after arriving on Cape Cod to spend a year by herself, Joan Anderson's chance encounter with a wise, playful, and astonishing woman helped her usher in the transformations and self-discoveries that led to her ongoing renewal. First glimpsed as a slender figure on a fogged-in beach, Joan Erikson was not only a friend a... read more
Growing into Wisdom explores important questions regarding midlife and discusses the many aspects of ageing from the physical to the psychological and spiritual. It provides guidance and direction for the challenges that midlife brings.
Written by popular Auckland psychotherapist, writer and artist Juliet Batten, she... read more
The most important book on the menopause available, now completely revised and updated
Dr Christiane Northrup is one of the world's most trusted medical advisers. In The Wisdom of Menopause, the bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and Mother-Daughter Wisdom gives you all the medical and nutrit... read more
|Author:||Suzanne Braun Levine|
A fun, smart book about a radical new stage for women who have entered their midlife written by a well-connected journalist Second Adulthood is a new stage of life for women over fifty.
The first generation of socially emancipated women have reached an important frontier; they have fulfilled all their roles - daughter,... read more
|Author:||Susan S Weed|
The menopause "bible" for 350,000 women who've chosen strong bones and healthy hearts without recourse to hormones. A treasure trove of accessible, reliable, non-drug remedies.
|Author:||Amanda McQuade Crawford|
Natural Menopause Handbook centers on the belief that menopause is a natural process not requiring medication. Thanks to the growing availability of natural and holistic therapy alternatives, more perimenopausal women are alleviating symptoms of menopause with ingredients found in nature. This updated edition offers an ex... read more
|Author:||Lisa Friedman Bloch|
There are countless books about menopause on the market. We've all accepted that women change at midlife. However, there is another much ignored change that affects hundreds of millions of women across the globe: manopause - the changes that all men go through starting at about age 40. In this groundbreaking book, Lisa Friedm... read more
|Author:||Julia Schlam Edelman|
|Series:||A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book|
Menopause Matters is a complete guide for improving a woman's physical and mental health from age 35 and on. Gynecologist and menopause specialist Dr. Julia Schlam Edelman has helped thousands of women feel better and enjoy healthier lives. Scientifically sound and clinically tested, Dr. Edelman's advice is a welcome alternat... read more
For far too long, doctors thought hormone replacement therapy was the answer to menopausal symptoms from hot flashes to sleepless nights to stubborn belly fat. But while it does help, HRT can be risky - and may raise women's chances for breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke. Luckily, there's a growing stack of research that... read more
Doctors are traditionally keen to medicalise the menopause, but, in the face of ongoing controversy about HRT, there is an increasing call for a natural menopause. Written by a GP, Menopause the Drug Free Way gives a strong, positive message about how women may empower themselves and develop a joyful attitude to life. It expl... read more
|Author:||Mary J. Shomon|
In her newest book, Mary Shomon takes readers on a quest to understand the profound influence the thyroid has on a woman's hormonal health in the perimenopause and menopause years, and discusses how undiagnosed thyroid problems may be the real culprit behind what many assume are peri/menopausal symptoms. Many women assume the... read more
|Author:||Kathryn R. Simpson|
It's no stretch to say that the information about hormone health, menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is considerable, confusing and often scary. But the consequences of ignoring hormone health are pretty scary too. With so many choices and so much riding on them, what's a woman to do? The authors of this book hav... read more
Designed to help women who fear the menopause or who are suffering from menopausal troubles, this text tackles the science of menopause and scrutinizes the practices commonly associated with. Leslie Kenton questions the benefits of HRT, and examines the powers of natural progesterone.
|Author:||Leigh Anne Jasheway-Bryant|
With poignant humour and a bold attitude reminiscent of the "Bitch" book series, "Not Guilty By Reason Of Menopause" discusses the lighter (and hopefully cooler) side of menopause. Laugh-out-loud sayings accompany retro photographs in this lightweight gift book, which also doubles as a fan. When women of a certain age know th... read more
For nearly as long as women have been around, they have been going through menopause. It is a bodily process as old as human birth, death, and of course, menstruation. Like many normal biological events, menopause was gradually medicalized, and with the rise of pharmaceutical medicine, women and their doctors were convinced t... read more
Delivers the message that can help perimenopausal and menopausal women over the world understand that at menopause, life has just begun.
Wise Up: How to be fearless and fulfilled in midlife is a self-help book for people in midlife - the 40 to 60-year-old age group. It focuses on attitude - you're only as old as you think. Lindsey Dawson contends that the way we want to be through midlife is: * Fearless - includes tales of people who've overcome insecurities a... read more
For over two thousand years, attitudes to the menopause have created dread, shame and confusion. This meticulously researched and always entertaining book traces the history of 'the change of life' from its appearance in classical texts, to the medical literature of the 18th century, to up-to-the-minute contemporary clinical ... read more
This study traces women's midlife course, drawing on detailed interviews with women in their 40s and 50s. It finds that women experience a new sense of themselves, and see the second half of life as an opportunity for psychological growth and fulfilment instead of a time of despair over lost youth and beauty. The author divid... read more
|Author:||Sheryl M. Green|
Although research supports the use of cognitive behavioral therapy to address the symptoms of menopause, this is the first book to explain how readers can use this approach to calm hot flashes, stop mood swings in their tracks, and manage other common physical symptoms. "The Cognitive-Behavioral Workbook for Menopause" can be... read more