Introduction. Welcome to Menopause. Signs of Menopause. Creating a Healthy and Empowering Passage through Menopause: Getting Started On the Six--Step Healthy Menopause Program. Step 1: Nutrients and Menopause--Vitamins, Minerals, and Special Nutrients. Step 2: Diet and Menopause--The Way to Eat. Step 3: Herbs and Menopause. Step 4: Exercise and Menopause. Step 5: Stress Management and Menopause. Step 6: Hormone Replacement Therapy. Staying Healthy as You Age. Glossary. Sources. Resources. Index.
DEBORAH GORDON, M.D., completed her medical training, including her family practice residency, at the University of California at San Francisco. She is the founding partner of Complementary Medicine Associates, a complementary practice in Ashland, Oregon. While emphasizing classical homeopathy, her practice also incorporates therapies drawn from conventional medicine, herbal medicine, nutritional therapies, and mind--body medicine. She regularly lectures across the country. MOLLY SIPLE, M.S., R.D., is a popular health writer and the coauthor of the successful book Recipes for Change: Gourmet Wholefood Cooking for Health and Vitality at Menopause, which was nominated for the Julia Child Cookbook Award. She was the women's health editor on the groundbreaking volume Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide.