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Author: Tara Allmen, Tara Allmen, M.D. Narrator: Tara Allmen, Tara Allmen, M.D. Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2016 ISBN: 9780062563002
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An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field.

The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable—and can be unnerving. Menopause affects every aspect of life—from sex and sleep to mood and mental clarity to weight and body temperature. While there are a number of resources available, many are confusing and contradictory. Now, Manhattan gynecologist Dr. Tara Allmen, an experienced, nationally board-certified menopause practitioner and the recipient of the 2015 Doctor’s Choice National Award for Obstetrics & Gynecology, shares her knowledge to help women be their happiest and healthiest, and turn this challenging time into an exciting one.

Written in her effervescent yet assured voice, Menopause Confidential provides simple strategies and cutting-edge information on:

  • hormonal changes and the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause;
  • the health risks associated with midlife—from cutting through the conflicting opinions and advice about health screenings (Do I really need a colonoscopy? How often should I get a mammogram?) to common medical conditions, such as osteoporosis;
  • various remedies, both allopathic and natural, to combat symptoms and empower women to make the best choices for their individual needs;
  • practical tips and resources for mitigating the effects of menopause.

Fifty-one-year-old Dr. Allmen knows firsthand what women are going through, and shares stories of her own personal travails and solutions. Women can’t turn back the clock, but they can take control of their health and flourish in midlife. Menopause Confidential encourages them to be informed, be proactive, and be their greatest selves.

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Quotes & Awards

  • Menopause Confidential is real, witty, and greatly needed. Dr. Allmen takes the myth out of perimenopause and menopause. She is one of us and that’s powerful. This book will not be the next door stopper but the book that changes and saves women’s lives.”

    Michelle King Robson, founder of HER, Inc.

  • “Dr. Tara Allmen offers sound, medically accurate advice with verve, aplomb, and an incredible sense of humor. Most of all, she emphasizes the self-empowering and uplifting spirit that knowledge, on this often shrouded and controversial subject, can bring. Menopause Confidential is an overwhelming success. Every woman over forty should read it.”

    James A. Simon, MD, clinical professor at George Washington University

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About the Author

Tara Allmen is one of America’s leading experts in midlife women’s health. She is a board-certified gynecologist and nationally certified menopause practitioner. Dr. Allmen earned her bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco. In 1999, Dr. Allmen joined the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women’s Health, New York City, focusing her practice on perimenopause and menopause. She lives in New York City with her husband, children, and a small dog.