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Hormones and Your Health: The Smart Woman's Guide to Hormonal and Alternative Therapies for Menopause 1st Edition

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Were the panicky headlines about the dangers of hormone replace-ment therapy (HRT) true? Is "as low a dose as possible for as short a time as possible" really the only safe approach to HRT? How can you distinguish effective alternative therapies for menopausal symptoms from those that are no better than placebos? Is there anywhere you can turn for clear, sensible, science-based answers to these and scores of other crucial questions?

Yes. In Hormones and Your Health, renowned medical researcher and celebrated author Winnifred Cutler gives you the solid, succinct, in-depth information you need to take control of your health and work with your doctor to make the treatment decisions that are right for you.

Drawing on the latest scientific evidence, Dr. Cutler offers balanced information on mainstream and alternative approaches to women's hormonal issues and explains the connection between hormones, sexuality, bone and cardiovascular health, memory, and breast cancer. She demystifies complex issues and reveals why some of the most commonly prescribed regimens, while they may be great for "big pharma" and medical society interests, could be all wrong for you. She helps you decide which hormones to request and which ones to refuse and how to get the best possible support from your doctor before you make a final decision.

You'll discover what you need to know about the differences between synthetic hormones and bioidentical hormones and what that difference means for you. You'll learn how a carefully chosen long-term hormone therapy regimen can improve bone, brain, blood vessel, and even breast health as it helps you maintain an active sex life and keeps you feeling comfortable in your own skin.

Among Dr. Cutler's more controversial recommendations, she warns that not every woman benefits from the universally recommended annual mammogram. She argues that given the frequency of false positives, unnecessary biopsies and radiation exposure, and the stress that accompanies them, regular mammograms, while important for women at high risk of breast cancer, are not necessary for every woman.

About the Author

Winnifred B. Cutler, Ph.D., a respected scientific researcher credited with having codiscovered human pheromones in the 1980s, is the founder of the Athena Institute for Women's Wellness (www.AthenaInstitute.com). Dr. Cutler and her work have been featured in publications such as Time, the New York Times, and Self and on television programs such as Good Morning America and 20/20. She has authored or coauthored eight books, including Menopause, Hysterectomy, and Love Cycles.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (April 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470289023
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470289020
  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #782,078 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By N. Edwards on June 29, 2009
Format: Kindle Edition
Amid all the confusion, finally a clear, research-based book, that's readable, about this HUGE issue for us mid-life women. Our doctors are doing us a disservice by not recommending Hormone Therapy (HT) more frequently and at a younger age, especially for those of us with a family history of heart disease and osteoporosis. (Ladies, the bone degeneration starts with perimenopause in our 40s!)
Dr Cutler dissects the research studies for us and sorts out the pros and cons of the different hormones and delivery systems (pills, gels, etc)She also looks at alternatives and has great advice on what vitamins and minerals and foods our bodies need to be our best. She explains the relationship between our sex lives and hormone levels. (Regular sex is very good for us...)
She throws light on the whole issue of "bio-identicals" which many companies are exploiting for their own profit.
Dr Cutler looks carefully at the WHI study that caused the great stir in 2002 and takes apart the results for us.
Every woman past her 40th birthday should study this book
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Kathy on May 27, 2009
Format: Hardcover
This medical researcher with a PH.D provides clear, sensible, science-based answers about HRT and alternative treatments for menopause in her newly released (ie: up-to-date) book. She reports on years of research studies, provides summary/conclusions and leaves you with a clear understanding. As a result, I plan to resume bio-identical HRT.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Jodie C. on April 27, 2009
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Doctors are too busy to give a woman everything she needs to manage her own hormonal health. This book is a great reference tool. Finally something I can bring in to my appointment to (who can remember the names of all the different horomones?) and get exactly what I need for my body! Brava, Dr. Cutler
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lincoln on October 26, 2010
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My physician recommended that I read this book. It is amazing to help those that are lost and do not understand menopause, osteoporsis, hormone replacement therapy, etc. It is easy to read and understand. I highly recommend this book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Elizabeth on August 29, 2010
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While I also enjoyed and would recommend the books of Uzi Reiss, Suzanne Somers, and Jonathan Wright, it is beyond me why those books get so many excellent reviews and Hormones and Your Health has only six reviews as of this date. This book is perhaps the most important book of them all. Ms Cutler writes in a very clear manner and walks the reader through numerous studies regarding hormones and your health. She compares and analyzes results of studies and facts and provides an excellent "conclusion" at the end of each chapter. It is a highly informative book that every woman should read if they want to be "informed" and be able to make intelligent decisions regarding hormones and their health. Thank you very much, Winnifred Cutler for writing such a clear, concise, helpful and wise book.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By gg plus4 on May 20, 2009
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This book covers it all; how to live a healthier lifestyle, how to have stronger bones, improve your heart health, face pelvic problems and other issues as we age, approach the options of HRT and ask the right questions about it. Dr. Cutler takes the complex, current science and makes it comprehensive -- it's important material. We need it.
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