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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781847093554

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ON SALE: 18th June 2015

Genre: Health & Personal Development

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This book covers key areas of women’s health, notably breast and reproductive health, from the fertile years through to menopause. In addition to the normal menstrual cycle, it also looks at medical problems specific to women. Topics include:

· breast cancer – screening, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, genetics
· benign breast disease – benign lumps, breast pain, infections menstrual problems – menorrhagia (heavy periods), dysmenorrhoea (painful periods), irregular periods
· premenstrual syndrome – why it occurs, treatment
· menopause – common and less well recognized symptoms; HRT and non-hormonal alternatives
· cystitis
· chronic pelvic pain
· cervical screening and cervical cancer, including vaccination and controversies (supposed adverse effects etc)
· cervical cancer, cervical polyps and erosions
· endometriosis and endometrial cancer
· ovarian cancer and benign ovarian disease
· sexual health

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