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Title:
The hot guide to a cool, sexy menopause : nurse Barb's practical advice and real-life solutions for a smooth transition
Author:
Dehn, Barbara, 1958-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Laguna Beach, CA : Basic Health Publications, Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
vi, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Letting go and reclaiming your life -- Making peace or declaring war on your skin -- Facing the hairy truth about menopause -- Satisfying sex and avoiding the status quo -- Taking the two-way street of intimacy -- Understanding the biology of menopause -- Riding the perimenopausal roller coaster -- Staying moist south of the border -- Cooling off without hormones -- Staying cool with hormonal options -- Getting the skinny on bioidentical hormones and compounded hormones -- Losing the meno potbelly -- Plugging the "leak" -- Standing tall and straight with healthy bones, .
ISBN:
9781591203711
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Nurse Barb provides a wealth of advice to guide readers through the hormonal roller coaster of menopause.


Author Notes

Barb Dehn, R.N., M.S., N.P., also known as Nurse Barb, is a practicing Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, an award-winning author, and a nationally recognized health expert, She holds a BS from Boston College and earned her master's degree at the University of California, San Francisco, An in-demand and popular national speaker on all aspects of women's health, she also lectures at Stanford and is a frequent health expert on television. She has appeared on CBS, ABC, CNN, Good Morning America Now, and NBC's iVillage Live.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introductionp. 1
1 Letting Go and Reclaiming Your Lifep. 3
2 Making Peace or Declaring War on Your Skinp. 16
3 Facing the Hairy Truth About Menopausep. 32
4 Satisfying Sex and Avoiding the Status Quop. 39
5 Taking the Two-Way Street of Intimacyp. 54
6 Understanding the Biology of Menopausep. 76
7 Riding the Perimenopausal Roller Coasterp. 98
8 Staying Moist South of the Borderp. 120
9 Cooling Off Without Hormonesp. 138
10 Staying Cool with Hormonal Optionsp. 158
11 Getting the Skinny on Bioidentical Hormones and Compounded Hormonesp. 174
12 Losing the Meno Potbellyp. 190
13 Plugging the "Leak"p. 217
14 Standing Tall and Straight with Healthy Bonesp. 239
Conclusionp. 257
Appendix: Some Insight into the Studies on Hormonesp. 259
Referencesp. 265
Indexp. 267
About the Authorp. 277

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