Looking for the latest and best books on menopause?
Whether you’re struggling with the endless hot flushes, mood swings and hormonal changes that come with menopause, you’re not alone. It’s a very hot topic, written about by many authors and studied extensively. In a recent study published in the Journal Of Midlife Health, researchers found that 90% of women going through menopause reported feeling depressed, overly emotional and irritable. Many women also suffered from headaches, fatigue and libido problems, specifically dryness down there.
The good news is, you don’t have to suffer silently through menopause. Help is at hand.
We’ve rounded up the best books on menopause, which are packed with evidence-based solutions, useful diet and exercise advice as well as general tips on how to sleep and improve your sex life. Many authors also cover various treatment options from natural supplements to hormonal therapies.
Books on menopause you’ll want on your bookshelf
In this book, TV presenter and journalist, Andrea Mclean gives an honest, yet humorous account of her experience with early menopause after having a hysterectomy in 2016 (after a long battle with endometriosis). The book is packed with useful tips and advice on how to handle menopause well, including diet, exercise and lifestyle tips. Andrea’s friendly, conversational tone makes you feel as though you’re sitting across from a friend.
An oldie, but a goodie. If you’re struggling with emotional issues linked to menopause, this book is for you. Christiane Northrup has 20 years’ experience as a women’s health doctor and covers everything from preventing diabetes to sex after 50. This is the ultimate guide to dealing with menopause.
This all-rounder guide by world-renowned health expert, Maryon Stewart provides a more holistic approach to dealing with menopause. It includes useful diet, supplement and exercise advice to help you manage the symptoms naturally. It also includes a wad of tasty, but healthy recipes, for dishes like pancakes, risotto and smoothies.
UK-based GP, Dr Rosemary Leonard has a passion for women’s health, which is why she wrote this comprehensive guide on menopause.
In her latest book, Rosemary debunks the myths about menopause, gives a comprehensive take on the pros and cons of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), and offers solutions across the board.
This easy to read, gentle guide By Sarah Rayner looks into every aspect of menopause, including hysterectomies, mood swings and night sweats. Sarah also gives advice on how to get the most support from your GP regarding your menopause symptoms, as well as advice on other major health issues that can arise from menopause.
A freelance writer and editor, with 15 years’ experience in the media industry. With a passion for health and fitness, Tammy loves nothing more than researching the latest wellness trends. And if she’s not running around after her sweet four-year old daughter, you’ll find Tammy on her bike, in the gym or exploring the great outdoors – followed by a good coffee, of course!