The Premature Menopause Book:: When The Change Of Life Comes Too Early

Paperback | June 6, 1999

byKathy Petras

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WHY NOW? WHY ME?

Today, millions of women in their twenties and thirties, many of whom are just beginning to plan a family, are receiving the shocking news that their reproductive years are already over. They are in premature menopause -- menopause years before its time. Whether due to an autoimmune disorder, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or the often undiagnosed condition known as Premature Ovarian Failure (POF), premature menopause is common, increasing -- and almost always traumatic.

If you are one of the women experiencing early menopause, you have hundreds of questions, but have probably found few answers...until now. The Premature Menopause Book is the first book focusing on this difficult transition -- written by a woman who faced the same questions: What can I do about it? Do I need hormones? How can I have a baby despite this condition? How can I feel like "me" again?

The Premature Menopause Book provides the latest information on health and emotional issues, explores all of your options, lists resources, websites and support groups, shares the experiences and advice of women going through this experience, answers frequently asked questions and offers the support and understanding you need.

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Discovering your chance to have kids is already over when you’re only in your late twenties is a devastating experience. Kathryn Petras addresses women experiencing premature menopause, giving them reliable information on the cause and treatment options for this condition. The Premature Menopause Book is a complete and clearly written ...

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WHY NOW? WHY ME? Today, millions of women in their twenties and thirties, many of whom are just beginning to plan a family, are receiving the shocking news that their reproductive years are already over. They are in premature menopause -- menopause years before its time. Whether due to an autoimmune disorder, surgery, chemotherap...

Kathryn Petras is the bestselling author of over twenty-one books in such diverse areas as popular reference, humor, careers and fiction. After years of suffering vague symptoms and discomfort, she finally was diagnosed with premature menopause at age 38. After this devastating diagnosis, she looked for books and support groups to help...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.95 inPublished:June 6, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0380805413

ISBN - 13:9780380805419

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Discovering your chance to have kids is already over when you’re only in your late twenties is a devastating experience. Kathryn Petras addresses women experiencing premature menopause, giving them reliable information on the cause and treatment options for this condition. The Premature Menopause Book is a complete and clearly written guide to help women through a stressful time.