The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism

The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism Review

Just as she did in her groundbreaking bestseller The Vagina Bible, Dr. Jen Gunter, the internet’s most fearless advocate for women’s health, brings you empowerment through knowledge by countering stubborn myths and misunderstandings about menopause with hard facts, real science, fascinating historical perspective, and expert advice.

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 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- Outdated therapies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!

Title:The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism

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    The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism Reviews

  • Claudia

    "When told by a patriarchal society the story of menopause is one about deserted youth, frailty, and diminished worth. The story I want you to remember is about value, agency, and voice and the knowle...

  • Krista

    A manifesto is a public declaration or proclamation and we are well past due for a manifesto on menopause as 2021 is the 200th anniversary of the introduction of the word. My manifesto is for every...

  • Tanya

    I really enjoyed Gunter's The Vagina Bible , so I jumped at the opportunity to read this follow-up, even though I'm still a good twenty years away from having to deal with these issues.The word "me...

  • JP

    This book is very straight forward and told in a relaxing text which put me at ease. I’ve been looking for ANYTHING that would be helpful to help me understand what was happening and how to try to m...

  • Louise H  -  ? Life in the Book Lane Reviews ?

    I found The Menopause Manifesto to be an informative and entertaining read. It is clear that Dr Jen Gunter feels passionately about the topic, along with the importance of the medical profession under...

  • The CurvyJones

    I'm increasingly interested in the enigma that is the human body, specifically this point in life when things that have been working as designed (or not) for so long chug to a stop and we enter anothe...

  • Emmalita

    I have been eagerly anticipating both menopause and The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism for quite a while, and right now I’m disappointed in both. I know Dr. Jen Gunter ...

  • Barbara (The Bibliophage)

    Originally published on my book blog, TheBibliophage.com.Dr. Jen Gunther, MD is my new chief explainer of women’s health. Her upcoming book, The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and F...

  • Trisha

    Is it ever wrong to find out more about female health? No, I don't think it is! I'm in!...

  • Chantal Ct

    3.5 starsThank you to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with a complimentary e-arc in exchange for my honest review..First of all, I am going through menopause and felt I wasn’t sufficien...