Our Bodies, Ourselves

Menopause

By Boston Women's Health Book Collective (Manufactured by); Vivian Pinn (Preface by)
(Touchstone Books, Paperback, 9780743274876, 368pp.)

Publication Date: October 2006

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FROM THE EDITORS OF THE CLASSIC "BIBLE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH," A TRUSTWORTHY, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO HELP EVERY WOMAN NAVIGATE THE MENOPAUSE TRANSITION
For decades, millions of women have relied on "Our Bodies, Ourselves" to provide the most comprehensive, honest, and accurate information on women's health. Now, in "Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause, " the editors of the classic guide discuss the transition of menopause. With a preface by Vivian Pinn, M.D., the director of the Office of Research on Women's Health at the National Institutes of Health, "Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause" includes definitive information from the latest research and personal stories from a diverse group of women.
"Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause" provides an in-depth look at subjects such as hormone therapy and sexuality as well as proven strategies for coping with challenges like hot flashes, mood swings, and night sweats. In clear, accessible language, the book dispels menopause myths and provides crucial information that women can use to take control of their own health and get the best care possible.
"Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause" is an essential resource for women who are experiencing -- or expecting -- menopause.



About the Author
The Boston Women's Health Book Collective (now known as Our Bodies Ourselves) is a non-profit organization founded in 1969 whose board members include Teresa Heinz Kerry, Susan Love, and Gloria Steinem. Their mission is to empower women by providing information about health, sexuality, and reproduction. "Our Bodies, Ourselves" is the organization's core vehicle for driving their mission. While OBOS is famous for its voice in policy, advocacy, and educational efforts related to women's health, they see their role as a global content provider as paramount. Judy Norsigian is the Executive Director of Our Bodies Ourselves.

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