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Dr. Susan Love's Hormone Book (see a review)
Love, Susan M. M.D. with Karen Lindsey. 1997.
Making Informed Choices About Menopause.

Forged by the Knife (see a review)
Dawson, Patricia L. M.D. Paperback 1999. ISBN 0-940880-64-4.
The Experience of Surgical Residency from the Perspective of a Woman of Color. Available from Open Hand Publishing.

Hormone Replacement Therapy Yes or No? (see a review
Kamen, Betty PhD. 1993 (updated 1997)
How to Make an Informed Decision about Estrogen, Progesterone and Other Strategies for Dealing with PMS, Menopause and Osteoporosis

Hormones Without Fear 
Greenwell, Ivy. 1997 (**see below).
A Guide To Natural Hormone Therapy for Women.

I'm Too Young to Get Old : Health Care for Women After Forty
Reichman, Judith M.D. Paperback 1997.

Is it Hot in Here or Is it Me? (see a review)
Sand, Gayle. Paperback 1994
A Personal Look at the Facts, Fallacies, and Feelings of Menopause

It's Not All In Your Head
Swedo, Susan Anderson M.D.; Henrietta Leonard. 1997.
Now Women Can Discover the Real Causes of Their Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Problems.

Listening to Your Hormones (see a review)
Ford, Gillian. 1996, 1997.
From PMS to Menopause, Every Woman's Complete Guide.

Making Sense of Menopause
Cone, Fay Kitchener. 1993. 
(Still available through

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Menopause: A Guide for Women and the Men Who Love Them
Cutler, Winnifred and Celso-Ramon Garcia, M.D. 1992.
(Out of print, but still lists it and says they'll search if needed.)

Misinformed Consent: Women's Stories about Unnecessary Hysterectomy (see a review)
Cloutier-Steele, Lise. March 2003 (Revised Edition). ISBN 0-9700908-6-2. Available from Next Decade, Inc.

Natural Hormone Balance for Women: Look Younger, Feel Stronger, and Live Life With Exuberance
Reiss, Uzzi M.D.; Martin Zucker; and Jesse Lynn Hanley, M.D. January 2002.

Natural Hormone Replacement for Women over 45
Wright, Jonathan V. M.D. and John Morgenthaler. 1997.
For Women Over 45 -The Safe and Natural Menopause Treatment Alternative.

NEW Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way (see a review)
Weed, Susun. 2001.

Once a Month: Understanding and Treating PMS
Dalton, Katharina M.D. 5th Edition, September 1994. 
The Original Premenstrual Handbook.

Perimenopause Please: The Psychological Impact of Perimenopause (see a review)
Whelan, Nancy L. July 2005. Paperback.

Prescription for Nutritional Healing (see a review)
Balch, James F. M.D. and Balch, Phyllis A. C.N.C. 3rd Edition, 2000

Preventing Menopause: How to Stop Menopause Before it Starts describes the primary hormones of the ovaries, their contribution to the proper functioning of every organ in a woman’s body. Click here for author's website.
Rosenshein, Beth, 2006.

Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis 
Gaby, Alan R. M.D. Paperback 1995. 
Every Woman's Essential Guide.

Screaming to be Heard: Hormonal Connections Women Suspect, and Doctors Still Ignore (see a review)
Vliet, Elizabeth Lee M.D. 1995. Hardcover

Smart Medicine for Menopause: Hormone Replacement Therapy and Its Natural Alternatives
Cabot, Sandra M.D. 1995. 

Spontaneous Healing : How to Discover and Embrace Your Body's Natural Ability to Maintain and Heal Itself (see the review)
Weil, Andrew M.D. 1995. 

Strong Women Stay Young (see the review)
Nelson, Miriam E. PhD. 1997. Revised 2000. 

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Super Nutrition for Menopause
Gittleman, Ann Louise. 1998.

The Bitch, The Crone, and The Harlot (see a review)
Schachterle, Susan. 2007
For women struggling with the emotional and spiritual issues of menopause.

The Hormone of Desire
Rako, Susan. 1996.
The Truth About Sexuality, Menopause and Testosterone.

The Hormone Survival Guide for Perimenopause (see a review)
Jackson, Nisha PhD. Softcover 2004.
A 7-step program to balance your hormones, Survival Guide for Perimenopause explains clearly and concisely why each step is important, the symptoms it addresses, the pitfalls you should avoid, and the beneficial results you can expect.

The Pause: Positive Approaches to Menopause
Barbach, Lonnie. Paperback. Revised 2000.

The Superhormone Promise (see a review)
Regelson, William M.D. and Carol Colman. Paperback 1997.
Nature's Antidote to Aging: The Definitive Book on DHEA.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause: The Breakthrough Book on Natural Progesterone (see a review)
Lee, John R. M.D. and Virginia Hopkins. 1996.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About: Premenopause, Balance Your Hormones and Your Life from Thirty to Fifty
Lee, John R. M.D., Jesse Hanley, M.D., and Virginia Hopkins. 1999.

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
Northrup, Christiane M.D. Paperback 1998. 
Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing.

Women’s Cancers: How to Prevent Them, How to Treat Them, How to Beat Them (see a review)
McGinn, Kerry A. and Pamela J Haylock. Third edition, 2003.

Women of the 14th Moon: Writings on Menopause
Taylor, Dena and Amber Coverdale Sumrall (Editor). 1991.

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Newsletters (rates are subject to change)

Women’s Health Wisdom, monthly e-letter, by Christiane Northrup, MD Women's Health Connections
P. O. Box 6338 
Madison, WI 53716-0338
Susun Weed's newsletter
You will learn about herbal medicines you can grow or find, wild foods, natural ways of being healthy, and green witch secrets! Explore Wise Woman Ways for natural pregnancy, childbearing, breast health, and menopause. Share alternative medicine remedies for women's health and well-being.
Hot Flash, A Newsletter for Midlife and Older Women
The National Action Forum for Midlife and Older Women
Box 816 
Stony Brook, NY 11790-0609 
MenoTimes, Alternative Approaches to Menopause & Osteoporosis
P.O. Box 6558 
San Rafael, CA 94903 
(415) 459-5430
Menopause News
Judith Askew, Editor
2074 Union Street, Suite 10
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 567-2368, 1-800-241-MENO.  
Midlife Women
Midlife Women's Network
5129 Logan Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(800) 88-Midlife
SageWoman: Celebrating the Goddess in Every Woman
Point Arena, CA 95468
707-882-2052, fax:707-882-2793
The Crone Chronicles
PO Box 457
Laurel, MT 59044
Tel: 406 628-6243
Fax: 406 628-6243
(307) 733-1726
The Felix Letters
a commentary on nutrition
P. O. Box 7094
Berkeley, CA 94707 
The John R. Lee, M.D. Medical Letter 
c/o Publishers' Mgmt. Corp. 
P.O. Box 84900 
Phoenix, AZ 85071 
Phone: 1-800-528-0559 or (602) 252-4477 
Fax: (602) 943-2363 
Women's Health Access
Women's Health America, Inc.
PO Box 9690, Madison WI 53715. 
(608) 833-9012
Menopause Newsletter (Sign up for the free e-letters by providing your e-mail address.)
Tammy Elizabeth Southin, Menopause Editor
Preventing Menopause Newsletter
A free online newsletter from the author of "Preventing Menopause: How to Stop Menopause Before it Starts".
by Beth Rosenshein

** Hormones Without Fear, by Ivy Greenwell, available from Women's Health America (US$16.95). Feel free to call them at 1-800-558-7046.

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