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Menopause and the Mind The Complete Guide to Coping with the Cognitive Effects of Perimenopause and Menopause Including Memory Loss, Foggy Thinking and Verbal Slips

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ISBN-10: 0684854791

ISBN-13: 9780684854793

Edition: 2000

Authors: Simon and Schuster Staff, Claire Warga, Claire L. Warga

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Are you between the ages of 35 and 60 and having trouble remembering your best friend's phone number? If this sounds familiar to you, take heart: Claire Warga's help and advice are on the way. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Warga, a neuropsychologist, identifies the "mind misconnect" syndrome that causes unsettling events during perimenopause and menopause, noting that they are not signs of imminent madness but a natural part of aging. Drawing upon cutting-edge brain research and many never-before-described cases, Warga provides the first scientific explanation for why the symptoms occur and reveals how they can be reversed or alleviated. She provides a self-assessment test to help…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 4/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Claire Warga, Ph.D.,is a New York State -- licensed health psychologist and a researcher in behavioral neuroendocrinology. She trains health and mental health professionals, and women, in midlife research. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Identifying the Problem
What Are These Strange Symptoms I'm Experiencing in the Middle of My Life?
Why the Syndrome Has Been Overlooked for So Long
What Causes the Syndrome?
Why Does WHMS Occur
Estrogen and Alzheimer's Disease Research Evidence
Evidence the Symptoms Can Be Reversed
Do You Have the Syndrome?
Who Suffers from Warga's Hormonal Misconnection Syndrome (WHMS)?
The Symptoms: Warga's Hormonal Misconnection Syndrome
WHMS Screening Instrument and Measuring Tools
What to Do If You Have WHMS
Doctors, Women, and WHMS Symptoms
If You Choose Estrogen and Progesterone to Treat WHMS
Non-hormonal Approaches for Working with WHMS
Behaviors That Can Boost Your Mind or Brain Power
Coping with WHMS
The Big Picture
WHMS Symptoms and Men
The Big Picture
Appendix I
Appendix II
Notes
Index