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Top 8 Women's Health Books


Do you have a women's health book that you can refer to for your everyday health issues? Here are my top five favorite women's health books that cover a variety of issues that women encounter from puberty to menopause. Every woman should own at least one of these exceptional books. These women's health books are a great gift to yourself, or to someone special.

1) Our Bodies, Ourselves for the New Century

An outstanding update of a timeless classic that every woman should own. Women's health issues are fully explored by women from all walks of life who are members of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective. This excellent book explores issues such as the onset of puberty, female genital mutilation, lesbian issues, childbearing issues, menstruation, PMS, hysterectomy, menopause and growing older.
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2) For Women Only! Your Guide to Health Empowerment

Seen on Public Television, this comprehensive, encyclopedic volume provides articles that offer an up-to-date health guide, and cover spiritual issues. Includes material by a plethora of known and trusted names from The Boston Women's Health Book Collective to Angela Davis, Erica Jong, and Gloria Steinem, among others. Truly a one-stop health resource for women.
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3) The Black Women's Health Book

In the Black Women's Health Book: Speaking for Ourselves over 50 African-American women, most notably Toni Morrison, contribute their views, experiences, and advice on the health and social issues affecting today's Black woman. This newly expanded edition explores menopause, breastfeeding, non-Western - holistic healing, fibroids, diet evolution, skin color issues, teenage sexuality, and HIV.
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4) Relax, This Won't Hurt: Painless Answers to Women's Most Pressing

Millions of women already know and trust Dr. Judith Reichman to provide answers to their most pressing health questions. Now she breaks those answers down by decade to help women easily find the answers they need from their teens through their seventies and beyond. A comprenhensive and easy-to-read book that you won't want to miss!
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5) My Health Record - Help the Doctor Help You

Discover a simple way to record your health. Includes pages to record medications, supplements, and other OTC products; record X-rays and other procedures; record immunizations and family medical history, pregnancies, lab work, appointments, symptoms, and other useful information. The perfect way to show your doctor that your symptoms are real, and to establish any pattern to your symptoms.
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6) For Women Only : A Revolutionary Guide for Women to Overcoming Sexual

Dr. Jennifer Berman and Dr. Laura Berman are experts about the issues surrounding female sexual dysfunction. They examine female sexuality and dysfunction in their book For Women Only. You have probably seen them on television shows including Good Morning America, Oprah, and NBC Later Today. The only book you'll ever need to understand female sexual dysfunctions.

7) The Harvard Guide to Women's Health

One of the most complete women's health book you'll ever find. Excellent examination of health issues encountered by women today. Writen by three female Harvard physicians who provide a unique perspective on numerous health issues that only another woman could provide.
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8) The Medical Advisor: The Complete Guide to Alternative and Complimenta

An outstanding resource from the Editors of Time Life Books. This guide offers symptoms charts for over 40 common complaints; a quick reference to more than 3,000 ailments with conventional and alternative treatments. Definately a high-quality book that anyone interested in alternative medicine should own.
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