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The Silent Passage
The Silent Passage
Author: Gail Sheehy
ISBN-13: 9780679413882
ISBN-10: 067941388X
Publication Date: 5/5/1992
Pages: 161
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 32 ratings
Publisher: Random House
Book Type: Hardcover
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menopause a crucial passage in all women's life, how to not end but begin a wonderful phase
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very encouragong and helpful book on menopause. A little gem....
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Does it effect your love,life and happiness?
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Made me feel better about the second half of my female life!
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Menopause!!!!
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How are women of the baby-boomer generation handling the "M word," the change whose name they dare not speak? According to Sheehy's short report (expanded from her 1991 Vanity Fair article), many are utterly unprepared. The author ( Pathfinder ), who has been negotiating this passage herself, talks to doctors, nutritionists and a cross-section of women, examining both her own vacillation over estrogen replacement therapy and the more general questions of its side effects. We also hear from women who, having started families late in life, are catapulted from first babies to first hot flashes , and from such celebrities as Candice Bergen and Lesley Ann Warren. There are many frenetic and some encouraging menopause war stories here, but few accounts from women who experienced little difficulty during these years. Sheehy includes discussion of herbal remedies, exercise and dietary defenses against osteoporosis. While remaining somewhat inconclusive, her review of this stage of life for women in anti-aging America is detailed and sympathetic.
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It has been years since I read this book, but I learned a lot and enjoyed reading it.
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Menopause. In our youth-obsessed culture, the very word is a room emptier. The menopause club is one nobody wants to admit she has joined.
The author speaks candidly about menopause.
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The Silent Passage: Menopause

Excellent condition. Hardback.

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