Despite its reputation, menopause is more than just some annoying phase that women go through. Like puberty, it is a physical marker ushers you into a new stage of your life, and (like puberty) it time and information to understand all the changes. If you are experiencing the hormone swings and changes that accompany then the more you know about what's coming, the better be able to take charge of your transition.
There is plenty of information about menopause available, can be confusing and contradictory. There are books, Web sites, articles, and medical journals all offering bits and pieces of to enlighten you on this important topic. Sorting through not only frustrating, but confusing and overwhelming.
Although the basics of healthy menopause boil down to the basics of all healthy lifestyles — exercise, diet, sleep, and state of mind — this book explores them as they relate to your journey through that last reproductive hurdle. It offers you choices for improving your health and well being, and ideas for making menopause the beginning of an exciting and enriching time. You have a continuing opportunity for improving your life, and menopause is the perfect excuse to take stock and make the changes you've been meaning to make for years.
The baby boomers have had an enormous impact on American life in their every stage of development. As children they required more and better schools; as young adults they redefined sexual expectations intimacy; as a workforce they have changed the landscape of environment”; and it only stands to reason that they will change collective outlook on getting older. With so many women approaching menopause, there will be more attention to this important stage and there is already more research and information than ever before women's health over the lifespan. If you are approaching menopause in the midst of it, you are in a lot of good company.
Using the chapters in this book to educate yourself on the of menopause will give you ideas about how to talk to your health provider about what matters to you. Are hot flashes making you Are you embarrassed to tell your doctor that you wet your pants you laugh? These are legitimate concerns that can be addressed treated, and this book can give you the information you need to these and other common menopausal complaints with your health provider.
Above all, you need support and knowledge. You need information that teaches you about menopause and that helps you make the choices for you. Keeping your perspective during a time of hormone shifts and life changes is no small matter. And keeping your health you move through menopause and beyond will make the transition a dreaded ordeal, but rather the open door to the rest of your life.