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Author Trickey, Ruth, 1953-

Title Women, hormones and the menstrual cycle : herbal and medical solutions from adolescence to menopause / Ruth Trickey
Published St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998


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 W'PONDS  612.662 Tri/Wha  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 503 pages : illustrations, ; 24 cm
Contents The history of natural medicine -- Anatomy -- Menstruation and the menstrual cycle -- Hormones -- Maintaining hormonal balance -- Prostaglandins -- Adolescence -- The menstruating years -- Menopause -- When things go wrong. The usual suspects -- Heavy menstruation -- Erratic bleeding -- Amenorrhoea and oligomenorrhoea -- Period pain -- Endometriosis and adenomyosis -- Ovarian cysts -- Setting it right. Food for health -- Phyto-oestrogens -- Herbs -- Drugs and surgery
Summary WOMEN, HORMONES AND THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE is a comprehensive and practical explanation of menstrual problems and their treatment, from adolescence to menopause. Ruth Trickey gives a range of treatment options for each complaint, including orthodox medicine, surgery and natural therapies. Where possible, her focus is on natural remedies, from simple lifestyle changes to complex herbal prescriptions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Gynecology -- Popular works.
Menstrual cycle.
Women -- Health and hygiene -- Menstrual cycle -- Hormones
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Menstrual Cycle.
Plants, Medicinal -- therapeutic use
Women's Health.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
LC no. 00001348
ISBN 1864485256
Other Titles Women, hormones & the menstrual cycle
Women hormones & the menstrual cycle