The Definitive Guide to the Perimenopause and Menopause (Paperback)

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'Louise is a voice you can really trust. I've learnt so much from her and now you can too.' - Holly Willoughby
'Dr Louise is a miracle worker' - Lorraine Kelly
'Louise is my No. 1 go-to when it comes to anything menopause and this book is perfect for when I'm worried about anything.'- Alison Hammond
'Louise Newson is wonderful... a real expert in her field.' - Joe Wicks

Your complete, expert, evidence-based guide to the perimenopause and menopause.

Dr Louise Newson is fast becoming the leading medical expert on hormone health. This revised and expanded edition of her bestselling book has all the information and advice you need to understand the impact of low hormone levels on your perimenopause symptoms as well as on your future health post-menopause. There's an up-to-date guide to HRT doses, how to deal with HRT availability fluctuations, new research on testosterone and its benefits beyond libido boosting and startling findings on how low hormones can increase our propensity towards addictive behaviours, including intake of alcohol. New interviews with experts including Dr Lisa Mosconi discuss pertinent questions such as whether HRT can reduce the risk of dementia, and new case studies from Newson Health reveal essential research on how hormone imbalance can impact the neurodivergent brain.

With the gender pay gap highlighting inequality in the workplace and women's pension pots diminished, it is vitally important that the frightening stats showing almost 60% of women have taken time off work or reduced their hours due to menopause symptoms are broadcast far and wide. This book will empower and inform you to improve your own menopause care as well as understand the bigger societal issues that have been ignored for far too long.

About the Author


Louise Newson is a GP and pioneering menopause specialist who holds an Advanced Menopause Specialist certificate with Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and the British Menopause Society. She is passionate about increasing awareness and knowledge of the perimenopause and menopause, and campaigns for better menopause care for all women. Described as the 'medic who kickstarted the menopause revolution', she is a No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author, founder of the award-winning Balance app and The Menopause Charity, and creator of the Balance website and Dr Louise Newson podcast, which has been ranked the No.1 medical podcast in the UK. She has written numerous articles and editorials, and launched her first book, Menopause Manual with Haynes Publishing in 2019. She has been a director for Primary Care Women's Health Forum and an editor for the British Journal of Family Medicine. She works regularly with a range of organisations to provide advice regarding menopause in the workplace, collaborates with charities and professional bodies to raise awareness of the needs of menopausal women, and has made numerous appearances on radio and television. Louise is also the founder of the not-for-profit company, Newson Health Research and Education, and founded the Newson Health Menopause Society, a society for healthcare professionals and experts who are passionate about improving women's health and understand the impact of hormones in disease prevention and maintenance of future health.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781399705172
ISBN-10: 1399705172
Publisher: Yellow Kite
Publication Date: January 14th, 2025
Language: English

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