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The no-hysterectomy option : your body-- your choice

Author: Herbert A Goldfarb; Judith Greif
Publisher: New York : John Wiley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Guide to alternatives of having a hysterectomy. Includes treatment options, alternative treatments, how to cope and speed your recovery, and information on all health issues related to hysterectomy.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert A Goldfarb; Judith Greif
ISBN: 0471165573 9780471165576
OCLC Number: 36074316
Notes: Previously published: 1990.
Description: xviii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: THE HYSTERECTOMY CONTROVERSY.; Do You Really Need a Hysterectomy?; How Your Reproductive System Normally Works.; PROBLEMS YOU MAY BE FACING--ABOUT THE ALTERNATIVES.; Fibroid Tumors of the Uterus.; Endometriosis and Adenomyosis.; Hormonal Imbalance and Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding.; The Specter of Cancer.; Uterine Prolapse and Urinary Incontinence.; When Hysterectomy is Unavoidable.; THE AFTERMATH--TAKING BACK CONTROL OF YOUR BODY.; Coping with the Aftermath.; Alternative and Adjunct Therapies and the Role of Nutrition.; Epilogue: Hope for the Future.; Appendix.; Glossary.; Bibliography.; Sources.; Index.
Responsibility: Herbert A. Goldfarb, with Judith Greif.
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In many cases, hysterectomies can safely be avoided. Here, a leading OB/GYN points the way for women to take charge of their own bodies by thoroughly acquainting them with all the alternatives to  Read more...

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