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Understanding Menopause

Understanding Menopause includes practical explanations of what menopause is, how to prepare for it, signs and symptoms of its onset; physical concerns such as hormone replacement therapy, hot flashes, osteoporosis and lack of sexual desire; and common medical procedures. It also addresses a woman's psychological and emotional state, providing information on menopausal relationships, as well as the need for every women to confront the aging process.

For the woman who wants to join a support group or find out more about a specific concern, Cobb has provided a comprehensive listing of resources available, including organizations, clinics and published material.