Menopause

Menopause

Alternatives to hormone therapy

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English
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Online
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Provides reasons some women choose not to use hormone therapy in menopause. Lists self-care strategies to manage menopausal symptoms. Discusses various complementary and alternative therapies women use to help menopausal symptoms.

North American Menopause Society

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral

Provides information regarding professional education, scientific meetings, consumer education, referral lists, events and other web resources on menopause.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
440-442-7550
Email Address: 
info@menopause.org
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
440-442-2660
Street Address: 
PO Box 94527
City: 
Cleveland
Province: 
Ohio
Postal/ZIP Code: 
44101

Estronaut: a forum for women's health

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English
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Online
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GenneX Healthcare Technologies
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer.

Reclaiming menopause: another look at HRT and the medicalization of women's bodies

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English
Translated Title: 
The medicalization of menopause
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathleen O'Grady
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the over-prescribing of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to healthy women. Details the risks of prolonged HRT use, including increasing breast cancer rates.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Is it hot in here? A handbook about menopause for women and their families

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Julie Devon Dodd
Publisher: 
Women's Network PEI
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Offers ideas on how to adjust to the symptoms of menopause, and suggests different ways to treat them.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0969541902
MENO.I85

Menopause: a self-help approach

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English
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Paper
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Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Publisher: 
Vancouver Women's Health Collective
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides alternative, complementary, and more mainstream information about menopause.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MENO.M46 2001

The challenges of change: the midlife health needs of women with disabilities

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Marina Morrow
Midlife Health Needs of Women with Disabilities Advisory Committee
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver

Examines the difficulty in distinguishing the differential impacts of menopause, aging and the effects of a particular disability.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH DISA.M67 2000
ISBN 1894356152
ISSN 14817268
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Managing menopause with diet, vitamins and herbs

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Leslie Beck
Publisher: 
Prentice Hall Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides nutrition and diet advice for relief of symptoms, weight control and reducing the risk of breast cancer, heart and other disease in peri- and post-menopause.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0130179663
MENO.B43 2000
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: Nutrition and diet for relief of symptoms, weight control and reducing the risk of breast cancer, heart and other disease in peri- and post-menopause. Recommendations are summarized at the end of each section for quick reference and recipes are included. This advice is equally practical for those who do and don’t use hormones.

Menopause: a naturopathic approach to the transitional years

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Jensen
Publisher: 
Prentice Hall Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Offers natural solutions to menopause and explores current myths surrounding medical treatments.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0130208191
MENO.J46 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Fall 2000: Written by a well-known Canadian naturopathic doctor, this book offers natural solutions to menopause and explores current myths surrounding medical treatments. It advocates prevention through maintaining a solid foundation of good health and nutrition in the perimenopausal and menopausal years with the belief that hormonal health comes from overall well-being.

The natural estrogen diet: healthy recipes for perimenopause and menopause

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Lana Liew
Publisher: 
Hunter House Publishers
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Alameda, CA

Discusses some of the symptoms of menopause and explains how phytoestrogens - particularly those found in soy foods - work to alleviate menopause-related problems.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0897932463
MENO.L54 1999
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Review, Network Winter 2001: Discusses some of the symptoms of menopause and explains how phytoestrogens - particularly those found in soy foods - work to alleviate menopause-related problems. Nutritional information on various soy products is given along with recipes to help integrate them into your diet. To provide a complete alternative to hormone therapy, this book also looks into the other benefits of phytoestrogens, such as protection against heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer.
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