Menopause: Endocrinology and Management (Contemporary by David B. Seifer

By David B. Seifer

Prime researchers and skilled clinicians subscribe to forces not just to light up state-of-the-art knowing of the endocrinology of menopause, but additionally to supply a legitimate foundation for its profitable administration. those pro specialists evaluate intimately the cardiovascular, bone, mind, and genitourinary adjustments that accompany menopause and spell out the hazards, advantages, and possible choices of traditional hormone substitute treatment. Selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), androgen substitute, calcium supplementation, and the position of phytoestrogens also are totally reviewed. Menopause: Endocrinology and administration bargains training physicians a finished realizing of the menopause procedure, in addition to an evidence-based method of optimizing remedy recommendations for the tough scientific difficulties accompanying this crucial interval in women's lives.

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