The M Word

Philippa Kaye


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Octopus Publishing Group
12 January 2023
ISBN: 9781800078314
336 pages

From the publisher

"Dr Kaye is the mate who's always got your back, she knows her stuff and tells you exactly how it is" SARA COX The complete one-stop guide to the perimenopause and menopause, by Dr Philippa Kaye, with a foreword by Vanessa Feltz Menopause is the last taboo. But it does not have to mean the end of your libido, of sex, of work, or of feeling like who you used to be. With modern treatments and evidence-based knowledge, no woman need suffer or "just about" manage. You are still who you are - let's celebrate that. Let's get informed and get empowered to make our own choices about our symptoms, our treatments, our minds and our bodies. The M Word covers everything from understanding symptoms to managing relationships to which treatments really work. Discussing HRT as well as self-help and lifestyle tips, this fully updated edition of the bestselling book will be your companion through the years before, during and after the menopause. Topics covered include: Hot flushes and other physical symptomsPsychological symptomsSex, libido and contraceptionHRT and other treatmentsLifestyle changesHealth after the menopause And much more! Written in a positive, uplifting and light-hearted style, with plenty of quotes from real women, this book shows you how to not just survive, but thrive through the menopause, letting you remain you.