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Discover Your Menopause Type®
by Dr Joseph J. Collins, RN, ND
Discover Yur Menopause Type® provides women with important and practical information, such as:
- A complete description of hormones and their effects on the body.
- How nutrition, herbs, glandulars, hormone precursors and natural hormones can be properly used.
- A questionnaire for the reader to determine her menopause type.
- Advice on how to order consumer-direct hormone tests.
- Suggestions for choosing a "hormone-educated" doctor.
Even though every woman is different, traditionally every woman has received one type of menopause therapy--a "one hormone solution." This is the first book to offer women an individualized treatment for the symptoms of menopause. In What's Your Menopause Type? Dr. Collins has identified 12 distinct menopause types® and developed a treatment for each. With this unique book, Dr. Collins shows women how to determine their own menopause type® and then prescribes a nutritional, herbal, glandular, and hormonal treatment program to manage the symptoms for each type. He also provides women with a complete description of hormones and their effects on the body, a questionnaire for the reader to determine her menopause type® , advice on how to order consumer-direct hormone tests, and suggestions for choosing a "hormone-educated" doctor.
A Naturopathic Physician invites women to identify their menopause type to develop their own personal program to reduce symptoms and find relief.
Chapters 1-15Table of ContentsPage Number Chapter One Menopause - One size Doesn’t Fit All 1 Chapter TwoThe 12 Types of Menopause 11 Chapter Three What’s Your Menopause Type? A Questionnaire 3 Chapter FourUsing Saliva Tests to Measure Hormone Levels 44 Chapter FiveYour Hormones and Your Health 55 Chapter Six Adequate Menopause Types, Type1, Type 2 and Type 3 81 Chapter Seven The Low- Estrogen Menopause Types, Type 4, Type 5 and Type 6 102 Chapter Eight The Low-Progesterone Menopause Types, Type 7, Type 8 and Type 9 125 Chapter Nine The Dual-Deficiency Menopause Type, Type 10, Type 11 and Type 12 148 Chapter TenSelf-Care During Menopause168 Chapter Eleven Nutrition and Menopause, ncluding Minerals, Vitamins and Phytoestrogens 179 Chapter Twelve Herbal Remedies for Menopause220 Chapter Thirteen Glandular Extracts and Menopause 251 Chapter Fourteen Hormone-Replacement Therapy 266 Chapter Fifteen Conclusion, The Future of Menopause: How to Prepare 312 APPENDIX APPENDIX AEstrogen: Natural Estrogens and Estrogen Metabolites 321 APPENDIX BProgesterone330 APPENDIX CTestosterone and the Androgens332 APPENDIX DOther Important Hormones 334 APPENDIX EThe Steroidogenic Pathway343
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Discover Your Menopause Type, is the authoritative guide on menopause type® identification and management. Based on widespread clinical experience, extensive review of lab tests and exhaustive review of scientific literature, this book presents clear and practical information on identifying and treating each of the unique menopause types.
Dr. Joseph Collins has worked in both private and group practice before becoming an educational and clinical consultant for laboratory assessment of hormones. He continues to maintain a limited private practice. Dr. Collins currently serves as a consultant and lecturer to physicians, pharmacists, and consumer health groups. He is widely regarded as a leader in hormone assessment, phytotherapeutics, and integrative endocrinology.
In this one-of-a-kind book, Dr. Collins shows how women can determine their own menopause type® and then choose a nutritional, herbal, glandular, and hormonal treatment program for their type.