Menopause: Change, Choice and Hormone Replacement Therapy (BOK)
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Menopause can be an uncertain but significant time in a woman's life. Educating yourself with as much information as possible on this important phase can build confidence. This book has the information you need. With more than 40 years experience as gynaecological endocrinologist, Dr Wren with has researched the pros and cons of HRT, and presents them in easy-to-understand language in this book with Margaret Stephenson Meere. Reviews the history of hormone replacement therapy, an overview of HRT and the development of oral contraception; the use and misuse of statistics in the research Looks at the controversial issues regarding regular hormone treatment, alternative therapies and other non-hormonal medical therapy The book seeks to clarify the role of oestrogen in maintaining a woman's health and that oestrogen therapy plays a major role in reduction of disease in the postmenopausal woman as well as increasing her longevity. Dr Barry Wren is the first president and founding member of the Australian Menopause Society.