Menopause with Science and Soul

Menopause with Science and Soul : A Guidebook for Navigating the Journey

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Integrating modern medicine and ancient spiritual wisdom, MENOPAUSE WITH SCIENCE AND SOUL is an intelligent and thoughtful companion to navigating the menopausal journey. Drawing from the latest medical studies, naturopath Dr. Judith Boice advises women on practical concerns such as bone health, phytoestrogens, diet and exercise, and hormone replacement therapy, and offers stories, interviews, and rituals to nurture women'¬'s mental and emotional health. Essays and poetry from sixteen prominent writers celebrate the broad spectrum of women'¬'s menopausal experiences and honor diverse spiritual approaches to this significant life passage. Whether you'¬?re struggling with hot flashes or reveling in an unexpected rebirth of creativity, this comprehensive guide provides the scientific and soul-centered support you need.Features contributions from: Clarissa Pinkola Est?(c)sCarol Lee FlindersBrooke Medicine EagleMarlise Wabun WindVicki NobleCarol Bridgesshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.5 x 22.9mm | 385.56g
  • CELESTIAL ARTS
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 1587612917
  • 9781587612916
  • 1,566,178

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While squarely addressing the challenges of menopause, this gentle and reassuring book simultaneously makes a powerful case for a well-managed aging process.-Orlando Sentinel"Provides a thoughtful guide for every woman who is trying to navigate the Big M with aplomb while learning about herself."-Energy Times"On the continuum of menopause books, this title lies somewhere between Susun Weed'¬'s New Menopausal Years and Christiane Northrup'¬'s The Wisdom of Menopause with its blend of spirituality, holistic health, and user-friendly women'¬'s health advice. Defining menopause as a journey rather than a phase, or, worse yet, a crisis, naturopathic physician Boice outlines strategies to help women develop healthful habits and make informed choices that will enrich every aspect of their lives. Whether discussing phyto-estrogens, hormone-replacement therapy, or nutrition, Boice maintains her spiritual focus by emphasizing transformation and including personal reflections that reveal diverseshow more

About Judith L. Boice

JUDITH BOICE, ND, LAc, is a speaker, author, naturopathic physician, and acupuncturist who has conducted more than 900 trainings and lectures on menopause and women's health throughout the United States. She lives in Montrose, Colorado.show more

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