Linda Ojeda has long maintained that menopause is a natural Menopausia sin medicina, she takes a sympathetic, science-based approach to this still poorly understood and often maltreated natural phenomenon. Now in its fifth edition, this definitive resource includes a detailed response to recent findings from the National Institutes of Health about the dangers of conventional HRT (hormone replacement therapy), clarifying why synthetic HRT has been found harmful and offering a wide range of alternatives. The author covers all current non-medical approaches to menopausal symptoms, and explains what women can do if supplements, herbs, and soy products do not work for them. Complete with tables and photographs, this updated bestseller fits the bill at last for Spanish-speaking women seeking guidance on how to handle their premenopausal and menopausal years without resorting to HRT.
"Now in a revised, expanded, and updated fifth edition Menopause Without Medicine is a health and wellness women's resource. Featuring the latest cutting edge scientific information on Hormone Replacement Therapy, Breast Cancer, Heart Disease and Natural Estrogens, as well as basic information and advice concerning the changes in one's body brought about with the onset of menopause, sexual changes, how to alleviate fatigue, weight control guidelines (including why most diets don't work) how to make long-lasting health changes without depriving one's body of nutrients, and much more. A superb resource, presenting need-to-know health information in plain and simple terms." — Midwest Book Review
Ojeda packs the book with appendices, charts, and suggested resources. These, combined with the accessible, reassuring, and female tone of her writing, make this a very useful resource.” — Booklist
Dr. Linda Ojeda has written a book that should be read by any woman concerned with planning for the future. Menopause Without Medicine could be described as a wellness bible.’” — Whole Life Times