Woman's Change of Life provides information pertinent to the nature of the menopause and the climacteric is provided. This book presents an outline of a way of life suitable for the important phase in climacteric.
Organized into 10 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the prevailing ignorance and fear that surround the whole subject of menopause. This text then provides advice for living and working according to a simple hygienic routine during any trying phase that may arise and thus make it possible to lead a full and efficient life throughout the menopause. Other chapters describe how women can keep fit by means of a wise diet, hydrotherapy, and exercise. This book discusses as well the aspect of marital life in its relation to the climacteric. The final chapter describes the normal climacteric symptoms and explains the necessity of seeking a doctor's help.
This book is a valuable resource for physicians and women.
1. Facts to Replace Fallacies
2. The Menopause or the Cessation of the Menstrual Periods
Menstruation and Ovulation
The Onset of the Menopause
Manner of the Cessation of the Periods
'Spotting' or Irregular Hemorrhage
Symptoms of the Final Periods
'The Whites' (Leucorrhoea)
'Itching' or Pruritus
The Artificial Menopause
3. The Climacteric or the 'Change of Life'
The Ductless or Endocrine Glands
The Normal Climacteric (without Symptoms)
The Normal Climacteric (with Symptoms)
Relationship of Menopause and Climacteric
4. Symptoms of the Climacteric
Hot Flushes or 'The Heats'
'Buzzings' in Head and Ears
Nervous Affections of the Skin
Tumours of the Breast
5. Nervous, Emotional and Mental Disturbances
Overanxiety and Apprehension
Rarity of Climacteric Mental Disorders
6. Obesity and Slimming
General Advice For Slimming
Fallacies of Thyroid Slimming
Do's and Don'ts of Daily Meals
A Temporary Harmless Diet
Overweight Due to Fluid Retention
7. Keeping Fit During the Climacteric
A Hygienic Way of Life
(a) The Tired Housewife
(b) The Over-Strained Career-Woman
(c) The Anxious Leisured Woman the Value of Hydrotherapy
The Value of Exercise
Exercises While in Bed
While Walking or Standing
8. Sex-Life at the Climacteric
Counsel for Husbands
9. Woman's Prime of Life
Duration of the Climacteric
Recovery from Chronic Ailments
Termination of 'The Conception Complex'
Duration of Sex-Life in Men and Women
A 'Second Spring'
10. Medical Aid
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1958
- 1st January 1958
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