Some Helpful Websites:
Helpful Reading Material
Northrup, Christiane. “The Wisdom of Menopause”. Bantam Books, 2003.
Northrup, Christiane. “Women’s Bodies”, “Women’s Wisdom”. Bantam Books, 2002.
A comprehensive book exploring women’s health issues in relation to the mind-body connection. This is a wonderful reference for women of all ages interested in combining contemporary medicine with natural remedies. Dr. Northrup is the cofounder of Women to Women Healthcare Center in Yarmouth, Maine.
Somers, Suzanne. “The Sexy Years”. Crown Publishers, 2004.
This book describes Susanne Somers journey through menopause with the use of Bio-Equivalent Hormones. A must read for women considering Bio-equivalent hormone replacement.
Hotze, Steven F. “Hormones, Health, and Happiness” Forrest Publishing, 2005.
Brizendine, Louann. “The Female Brain.” Broadway Books, 2006.
Resources for HRT information
These organizations and articles have helpful and comprehensive information about HRT and women’s health.
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)
American Medical Association Patient resource
Your Disease Risk Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, and Stroke
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACOG publications are available at: http://www.medem.com/
American Medical Association (AMA) – the endocrine system
The Hormone Foundation
Medscape from WebMD (registration required but free):
Medical Journal of Australia – a thorough article about androgen replacement
National Institute on Aging (NIA)