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What every woman should know : staying healthy after 40

Author: Lila Nachtigall; Robert Nachtigall; Joan Rattner Heilman
Publisher: New York, NY : Warner Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What Every Woman Should Know shows you how to slow down your biological clock and take control over the way you age. You'll learn how to combat wrinkles, spider veins, brittle nails, and other cosmetic problems; what you can do to enhance your sex life; which foods and vitamins can help fend off problems ranging from cataracts and gallstones to cancer; how to cope with creeping weight gains and what you can do to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lila Nachtigall; Robert Nachtigall; Joan Rattner Heilman
ISBN: 0446517313 9780446517317
OCLC Number: 30915629
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Stay healthier, feel younger, live longer --
Perimenopause : time of transition --
Menopause : a physiological change --
Your bones : when you should worry about them --
Your heart : keeping it healthy --
Your breasts : answers to your questions --
Sex : what a woman over 40 needs to know --
Sexually transmitted diseases : a concern at any age --
Birth control : what's your option now? --
Having a baby : orchestrating a late pregnancy. Cont.): Your vagina : vaginitis and other concerns --
Your cervix : how to keep it in good condition --
Your uterus : fibroids, bleeding, and other happenings --
Your ovaries : coping with problems --
Urinary-tract infections : how to deal with them --
Incontinence : the big secret --
Your colon : avoiding cancer and other problems --
Looking good : your skin, hair, nails --
Your figure : staying in shape as time goes by --
Mostly female : health problems that affect women most --
Schedule for a healthy life --
Staying healthy over 40 --
Index.
Responsibility: Lila Nachtigall, Robert D. Nachtigall, and Joan Rattner Heilman.

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What Every Woman Should Know shows you how to slow down your biological clock and take control over the way you age. You'll learn how to combat wrinkles, spider veins, brittle nails, and other cosmetic problems; what you can do to enhance your sex life; which foods and vitamins can help fend off problems ranging from cataracts and gallstones to cancer; how to cope with creeping weight gains and what you can do to stay in good shape; what is going on in your body at menopause, how to prepare for the event, and what to do when it happens; the benefits, side effects, and precautions when considering hormone replacement therapy; how to help protect yourself against life-threatening problems such as heart disease, osteoporosis, and cancer ... and more! User friendly, easy to understand, and comprehensive, What Every Woman Should Know is a book every woman should own.

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