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Lorilee Schoenbeck, Cheryl A. Gibson, M. Brooke Barss

ISBN 1575668157
Publish Date 8/1/2002
Format Trade Paperback
Categories Twin Streams, Traditional
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This Year, Millions Of American Women Will Begin To Feel The Signs Of Menopause…

If you're one of those women, it's vitally important that you know all of your treatment options, and understand how they can work for you. Now, three medical professionals specializing in women's health issues present dozens of treatments available today in one clearly-written, comprehensive guide.

Menopause: Bridging the Gap Between Natural and Conventional Medicine lets you choose from a wide array of therapies to find the right one(s) for your individual situation. Each treatment is discussed in detail—how it's used, its pros and cons, and why it may or may not be appropriate for you. By the time you finish this informative book, you'll have the answers you need to such questions as:

  • Should I take hormones during and after menopause?

  • Can I use herbs instead?

  • Which natural remedies alleviate hot flashes and night sweats?

  • How can I continue to enjoy my sexuality?

  • What are the most effective techniques for keeping myself heart healthy?

  • How much calcium do I need to retain bone mass?

In addition, the authors help you assess your symptoms, risk factors, and overall health status, and offer an extensive resource section to help you find further information.

Get The Facts…And Take Charge Of Your Health

Lorilee Schoenbeck, N.D., received her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland Oregon. She is in private practice at the Champlain Center for Natural Medicine in Shelburne, Vermont, where she specializes in women's health, nutrition, botanical medicine, and natural hormone therapy. A frequent lecturer on topics in natural medicine, she often appears on local radio and television, and has been featured in such national publications as New Woman, and Mother Earth News, as well as in several books. She lives in Winooski, Vermont.

Cheryl A. Gibson, M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. She is in clinical practice in Burlington, Vermont, where she provides women's healthcare in collaboration with several complementary healthcare providers.

M. Brooke Barrs, M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont. She is in private practice in Burlington, Vermont, specializing in what she calls “gynechiatry” (issues in psychiatry specific to women), as well as psychopharmacology, dynamic psychotherapy, and substance abuse disorders. She lives in Hinesburg, Vermont.

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