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Women, health and hormones

It covers common problems including premenstrual syndrome (PMS), period pain and menopausal symptoms (including all the latest information on HRT), as well as complex disorders such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts and the many causes of amenorrhoea.

2nd Ed Ruth Trickey.

Women, Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle is an essential text for anyone interested in women's health, and provides a comprehensive and practical explanation of menstrual complaints from adolescence to menopause

 Ruth Trickey discusses a range of treatment options, including specific drugs and surgical procedures used in orthodox medicines, as well as natural therapies and self-help suggestions. Much of her focus is on those natural remedies-be it simple lifestyle changes or complex herbal prescriptions-that she has found to be effective during her more than 20 years of clinical practice.

This new edition has been fully revised and updated to include the latest research into herbal remedies, drugs and surgery, and to take into account new approaches to treatments for conditions such as PCOS. New material has also been included on premenstrual dysphoric disorder, osteoporosis, amenorrhoea and the causes and treatment of menorrhagia, such as fibroids and uterine polyps.

Women, Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle is an essential text for all health care professionals involved in the treatment of gynaecological complaints. It is also a valuable addition to any woman's library to allow her to participate in her own health care and equip her with the relevant questions for doctors and natural therapists alike.

About the Author:

Ruth Trickey has been a trained midwife, natural therapist and herbalist for more than 15 years. She has a medical background and specialises in the application of Chinese and European herbal treatments for women's health problems. Her Melbourne clinic has evolved into a multi-disciplinary centre with eight practitioners. Ruth now shares her extensive practical knowledge by teaching students at the Southern School of Natural Therapies and lecturing practitioners around Australia and New Zealand.

Buy Women, Hormones & the Menstrual Cycle: Herbal & Medical Solutions from Adolescence to Menopause

ISBN: 186508980X Australian Price (Incl GST): $59.95
Format: Paperback Dimensions: 234X170
Number of Pages: 680
Australian Publication: June 2003
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia Imprint: Allen & Unwin Subject
Category: Family & Health
Available through - http://www.allenandunwin.com/shopping/product.asp?ISBN=186508980X

Written by Nadia MacLeod