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"Understanding your Body" Every Woman's guide to Gynecology and Health
Understanding your Body Every Woman's guide to Gynecology and Health Author:Felicia Stuart, MD., Felicia Guest, Gary Stuart MD., Robert Hatcher MD. BODY SMART. — HEALTH WISE. — Now, from four esteemed health care professionals- the authors of "My body, My health"- comes a comprehensive and totally up-to-date guide to women's gynecological health. The latest information on birth control, what to expect during surgery, and how to do self tests correctly, what to look for during hospital treatme... more »nts, recognizing common problems and coping with problem infections- all the information every woman must have for total health care is here, in an extensively illustrated and uniquely comprehensive volume. Included are detailed, clearly written sections on:
What options exist for treating menopause, osteoporosis, PMS, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis and cancer, as well as breast, bladder and kidney problems.
Every day health care:
How to do a self breast exam, what's involved in a pelvic exam, what to expect during common doctor's office tests and procedures, how to adjust your health care choices as you reach your forties, fifties, and beyond.
The facts about planning for parenthood, how to chart your menstrual cycles, what's new and what works to ensure a healthy pregnancy, what you must know when choosing abortion, sterilization or vasectomy.
How to deal and prevent vaginitis, Chlamydia, toxic shock, AIDS, herpes, and more
What you should understand about hysteroscopy, D&C, laparotomony, hysterectomy, ooppherectomy (ovary removal), pelvic repair, and other surgical procedures.
Playing an active role in your own health care is vital for every woman. Deciding which options are right for you requires listening to what your clinicians tell you, and asking unformed questions. UNDERSTANDING YOUR BODY: EVERY WOMAN'S GUIDE TO GYNECOLOGY AND HEALTH is the best possible source of advice and information you can own.« less