Obstetrics and Gynecology: Perimenopausal Health

by Mala Arora, Jyothi Unni

Perimenopause is described as symptoms caused by normal hormonal fluctuations that occur as a woman moves closer to her menopause. Symptoms of perimenopause are extremely individual, but the most common include irregular and/or heavy bleeding, insomnia, night sweats and/or hot flashes, vaginal dryness, abdominal weight gain on the physical front, etc. This book “World Clinics Obstetrics and Gynecology: Perimenopausal Health” consists of total 11 chapters. The first chapter discusses on the clinical endocrinology and symptomatology of perimenopausal health. Alteration in the volume, pattern and/or duration of menstrual blood flow is defined as abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), which is briefly described in the second chapter. The third chapter provides a comprehensive review on mental health. Focus of fourth chapter is on pelvic floor and bladder dysfunction. The objective of fifth chapter is to provide a comprehensive discussion on fertility in perimenopausal women. Screening for metabolic and bone health are covered in the sixth chapter. Gonadal health in women involves anatomic, functional, and metabolic wellbeing of the ovaries. Gonadal health and screening are broadly described in the seventh chapter. The eighth chapter presents a glimpse on screening for breast cancer along with the global scenario and Indian perspective. Sexual health and menopausal hormone therapy are discussed in the ninth and tenth chapter. The last chapter of this book focuses on the lifestyle modification and anti-aging supplements.

Book Series
World Clinics

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Editor
1. Arora Mala
2. Unni Jyothi
Editor's Affiliation
1. FoGsi Quiz Committee; Faridabad Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society; Noble Hospital, India
2. Jehangir Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
ISBN
9789351529491
Speciality
Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12754
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
177
Book Type
Professional

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