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Women's Trouble, by Kaz Cooke and herbalist Ruth Trickey, covers the first period to the last - and everything that can go wrong in between.Fun to read yet sensible and thorough, Women's Trouble helps you to make your own decisions about treatment. It explains the self-care, natural therapies and medical solutions for a huge range of 'women's troubles'.PERIOD PAIN AND PMS: how to identify and treat the kind you've got.PUBERTY AND THE TEEN YEARS: moods, pimples, first periods.MENOPAUSE: hot flushes, plant oestrogens, HRT.PROBLEM PERIODS: too heavy, too light, too eratic, or gone.FERAL HORMONES: how they work, how to balance them.DRUGS: pros and cons, how they work, easing side effects.HERBS: what are they, how they work.SURGERY: operations explained, how to prepare and recover.SCREENING: when you need it and why, procedures explained.OVARIAN CYSTS: which cyst is which and how to treat them.ENDOMETRIOSIS AND ADENOMYOSIS: what are they, the latest treatments.HYPOGLYCAEMIA: fixing blood sugar fluctuations.FOOD: for health and for specific conditions.ANATOMY: where all your girly bits go and what they do.

Author Biography

RUTH TRICKEY has been a trained midwife, natural therapist and herbalist for more than fifteen years. Her Melbourne clinic has evolved into a multi-disciplinary centre with eight practitioners. Ruth now shares her extensive practical knowledge by teaching students at the Southern School of Natural Therapies and lecturing practitioners throughout Australia and New Zealand.KAZ COOKE is a cartoonist and writer. Her books include Real Gorgeous, The Crocodile Club, the Modern Girl series starring Hermoine and Get a Grip. She has had period pain, PMS, feral hormones, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, herbs, drugs, and surgery. Currently she is having a good lie down.
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April 1st, 1998
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Allen & Unwin
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