A practical guide to understanding and living with the menopause
Practical advice from an award-winning specialist nurse.
Highly Commended, British Medical Association Book Awards
Designed to help determine what will work best for you, Menopause: The One-Stop Guide offers detailed knowledge about the physiological and psychological effects of the menopause and its treatments, so you can make confident decisions about your health. It includes:
- What to expect and what's 'normal'
- How to manage symptoms with lifestyle changes
- Everything you need to know about hormone replacement therapy, including body-identical HRT
- Specific chapters on young menopause and menopause after cancer.
With clear guidance on recognising symptoms, getting help and staying positive, this companion will inform and reassure you through your menopause and beyond.
Kathy Abernethy works as part of an award winning menopause team in London and at a private clinic in South West London. She holds a Masters degree in reproductive women's health and speaks and writes regularly on the topic of menopause. She has authored a book for nurses on Menopause and HRT as well as numerous articles for women themselves, which have appeared in Woman's Weekly, Now, Essentials, Saga and Yours magazines. Kathy raises awareness of the impact of menopause at work by delivering workplace sessions to staff and managers of various organistions throughout the UK and in 2017, was elected as chair of the British Menopause Society, the lead professional organisation for those working in menopause, having been an active member since its inception in 1989.