Featuring interviews with medical experts in thirty-eight different fields, a comprehensive guide written in a handy question-and-answer format provides women turning fifty with vital information about their physical and emotional condition. Original.
From the inside out...the changes a woman faces, the empowering choices a woman can make.Extra pounds...hot flashes...loss of sexual desire. Are these inescapable changes as women age?The inspiring answer for every woman who wants to feel good and look great in her fifties is no. This comprehensive guide, conveniently organized in a question/answer format, offers straight answers and advice from America's top specialists in gynecology, oncology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and more.From essential vitamin supplements to breakthrough drugs to the latest approaches in hormone replacement therapy, this authoritative one-volume resource provides vital information about a woman's changing body and mind, including: The latest developments in hormone replacement therapy--what it means to your body and your lifestyle The biggest threat to your skin...and an FDA-approved cream that can really turn back the clock The amazing discovery about homocysteine--the hidden risk factor in heart disease and stroke The new "love drug," a treatment that can put the sizzle back in your sensuality The truths women need to know about low-fat diets, fake fats, salt, and sugar The emotional problem that is one of the leading culprits in memory lossPlus the best prevention and treatment for cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and autoimmune disorders.