The Menopause Manifesto by Jen Gunter audiobook

The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health With Facts and Feminism

By Dr Jen Gunter, MD
Read by Jen Gunter

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The only thing predictable about menopause is its unpredictability. Factor in widespread misinformation, a lack of research, and the culture of shame around women's bodies, and it's no wonder women are unsure what to expect during the menopause transition and beyond. Menopause is not a disease—it's a planned change, like puberty. And just like puberty, we should be educated on what's to come years in advance, rather than the current practice of leaving people on their own with bothersome symptoms and too much conflicting information. Knowing what is happening, why, and what to do about it is both empowering and reassuring. Frank and funny, Dr. Jen Gunter debunks misogynistic attitudes and challenges the over-mystification of menopause to reveal everything you really need to know about: perimenopause, hot flashes, sleep disruption, sex and libido, depression and mood changes, skin and hair issues, outdated therapies, breast health, weight and muscle mass, health maintenance screening, and much more. Filled with practical, reassuring information, this essential guide will revolutionize how women experience menopause—including how their lives can be even better for it!

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Summary

Summary

An Audie Award Finalist for Best Narration in Nonfiction

A San Francisco Chronicle bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

A #1 Amazon bestseller

The only thing predictable about menopause is its unpredictability. Factor in widespread misinformation, a lack of research, and the culture of shame around women's bodies, and it's no wonder women are unsure what to expect during the menopause transition and beyond.

Menopause is not a disease—it's a planned change, like puberty. And just like puberty, we should be educated on what's to come years in advance, rather than the current practice of leaving people on their own with bothersome symptoms and too much conflicting information. Knowing what is happening, why, and what to do about it is both empowering and reassuring.

Frank and funny, Dr. Jen Gunter debunks misogynistic attitudes and challenges the over-mystification of menopause to reveal everything you really need to know about: perimenopause, hot flashes, sleep disruption, sex and libido, depression and mood changes, skin and hair issues, outdated therapies, breast health, weight and muscle mass, health maintenance screening, and much more.

Filled with practical, reassuring information, this essential guide will revolutionize how women experience menopause—including how their lives can be even better for it!

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Gives women the playbook to follow when discussing these matters with their doctors…Deserves a prominent place on every woman’s bookshelf. Doctors should also do themselves a favor and get their own copies.” New York Journal of Books
“[An] essential book on women’s health…[that] will find a wide audience, with its clear writing and up-to-date research.”  Library Journal (starred review)
“Gunter helps women navigate the ins and outs of menopause in this delightfully conversational and strongly feminist guide. Gunter isn’t shy about revealing ineffective and possibly dangerous menopause remedies…Plain talk and valuable information abound.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Jen Gunter MD

Author Bio: Jen Gunter MD

Jen Gunter, MD, is an obstetrician and gynecologist with nearly three decades of experience as a vulvar and vaginal diseases expert. She is the author of the bestseller The Vagina Bible and has been called Twitter's resident gynecologist, the Internet's OB/GYN, and a fierce advocate for women’s health. She writes two regular columns for the New York Times, called “The Cycle” and “You Asked” and has written for a broad range of outlets, from academic publications to the New Republic, Chatelaine, Self, The Cut, and many more.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Health & Fitness
Runtime: 13.08
Audience: Adult
Language: English