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The Estrogen Window: The Breakthrough Guide to Being Healthy, Energized, and Hormonally Balanced--Through Perimenopause, Menopause, and Beyond (Hardcover)
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In The Estrogen Window, Dr. Mache Seibel, international health expert and leading authority on women’s wellness and menopause, presents groundbreaking research that explains how every woman has a window of opportunity to begin estrogen replacement.
If begun at the right time, estrogen can lower the risk of breast cancer, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease, while minimizing menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, lower libido, fractured sleep, brain fog, irritability, and weight gain. You’ll discover which estrogens and progestogens are the safest and how long to take them, in addition to when your estrogen window closes and it’s too late to take estrogen. You’ll also gain insight about alternatives to estrogen and how to talk with your healthcare provider about what is best for you.
The Estrogen Window will eliminate your confusion, calm your fears, and help make you a partner with your healthcare provider.
About the Author
Mache Seibel, MD, one of America's leading experts on women's wellness and menopause, served on the Harvard Medical School faculty for 20 years and was awarded a Media Award from the North American Menopause Society for advancing the knowledge of menopause. He is editor of the award-winning My Menopause magazine and creator of MenopauseBreakthrough.com, an online blueprint addressing body, mind, and spirit. Dr. Mache has been featured on PBS, Today, MSNBC, FOX News, People, and many other media outlets. He hosts AskDrMache.com, a monthly online forum where he answers questions about “changes during the change,” and does coaching and consults to companies. Dr. Seibel is a practicing physician and a sought after speaker for numerous organizations, conferences, and universities. He lives in Boston with his wife.
“The Estrogen Window offers an easy-to-read explanation that removes the confusion regarding how to safely take estrogen. Once women realize they have an estrogen window, they can take back control of their lives.”—Sara Gottfried, MD, author of New York Times bestselling books The Hormone Reset Diet and The Hormone Cure
“Dr. Seibel’s meticulous review of the most recent scientific evidence about menopausal hormones will help the reader think about the extra benefits that result from taking estrogen in the right way and at the right time. Clearly presented, this book shows that estrogen therapy improves quality of life including workability, prevents disease, and can be life-saving.”—Philip M. Sarrel, MD, professor emeritus of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive sciences and professor emeritus of psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
“I couldn’t put this book down! I have been longing for a doctor to write a book that will help women clearly understand the benefits of estrogen, when to use it, and how. Most women are still basing their health care on fear instead of facts. Dr. Seibel walks us through the impact of estrogen on our breasts, heart, brain, bones, vagina, bladder, and skin! Thank you, Dr. Seibel, for giving us all the information, studies, and tools to help keep us healthy and happy through menopause and beyond.”—Ellen Dolgen, speaker, author, blogger, and health and wellness advocate; founder and president of Menopause Mondays at EllenDolgen.com
“In his new book, The Estrogen Window, Mache Seibel, MD, has created a breakthrough guide to coach women through menopause. He clarifies how to manage menopause symptoms, balance the risks and benefits of hormone therapy and when might be the best time to consider treatment, and how to communicate effectively with your doctor. Highly recommended for anyone dealing with menopause issues.”—Steven Masley, MD, FAHA, FACN, FAAFP, CNS, bestselling author of Smart Fat and The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up and creator of top public television programs: 30 Days to a Younger Heart and Smart Fats to Outsmart Aging.
“In The Estrogen Window, Dr. Mache Seibel tells us everything we need to know about one of the most frequently prescribed medications in America. The crucial message is one women have known for millennia: Timing is everything.”—Julie Holland, MD, author of Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You’re Taking, the Sleep You’re Missing, the Sex You’re Not Having, and What’s Really Making You Crazy
“The Estrogen Window is a book very much needed among women today, many of whom suffer not only from the effects of their menopause, but even more from the effects of misinformation. Dr. Seibel has written a clear, concise, readable, and knowledgeable source of information. One that will be immediately valuable to the many women and their families who suffer from estrogen deprivation.”—Ricardo Azziz, MD, MPH; Regents’ professor, Georgia Regents University; former founding president, Georgia Regents University; former president, Georgia Health Sciences University; former founding CEO, Georgia Regents Health System