Health Reference Series: Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1036-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Provides updated information about the latest women's health care topics, from gynecological concerns, sexuality and reproductive issues to cancer and menopause.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Women's Health
  • Chapter 1-The Female Body
  • Chapter 2-Women's Health Statistics
  • Chapter 3-Health Concerns of Women with Disabilities
  • Chapter 4-Lesbian and Bisexual Health Concerns
  • Chapter 5-Violence against Women and How to Get Help
  • Part II: Maintaining Women's Health and Wellness
  • Chapter 6-Nutrition and Exercise Recommendations
  • Chapter 7-Obesity and Weight Loss
  • Chapter 8-Dealing with Sleep Disorders and Tips for Getting Better Sleep
  • Chapter 9-Managing Stress
  • Chapter 10-Preventing Vision and Hearing Problems
  • Chapter 11-Healthy Aging Tips for Women
  • Chapter 12-Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use by Women
  • Chapter 13-Avoiding Risk Factors for Common Health Concerns
  • Chapter 14-Recommended Screenings for Women
  • Chapter 15-Immunizations for Women
  • Part III: Breast and Gynecological Concerns
  • Chapter 16-Nonmalignant Breast Conditions
  • Chapter 17-Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Chapter 18-Menstrual Irregularities
  • Chapter 19-Menopausal Concerns
  • Chapter 20-Ovarian Pain and Disorders of the Ovaries
  • Chapter 21-Endometriosis
  • Chapter 22-Uterine Fibroids
  • Chapter 23-Disorders of the Cervix
  • Chapter 24-Vaginal and Pelvic Infections
  • Chapter 25-Pelvic Floor Disorders
  • Chapter 26-Vulval Disorders
  • Chapter 27-Gynecological Procedures
  • Part IV: Sexual and Reproductive Concerns
  • Chapter 28-Understanding Your Sexuality
  • Chapter 29-Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Chapter 30-Birth Control
  • Chapter 31-Abortion
  • Chapter 32-Infertility and Infertility Treatment Options
  • Chapter 33-Having a Healthy Pregnancy
  • Chapter 34-The Birth of Your Baby
  • Chapter 35-Recovering from Birth and Managing Postpartum Depression
  • Chapter 36-Pregnancy Loss
  • Part V: Gynecological and High-Prevalence Cancers in Women
  • Chapter 37-Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 38-Gynecological Cancers
  • Chapter 39-Colon and Rectal Cancers
  • Chapter 40-Lung Cancer
  • Chapter 41-Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 42-Thyroid Cancer
  • Part VI: Other Health Conditions with Issues of Significance to Women
  • Chapter 43-Alzheimer Disease
  • Chapter 44-Anemia and Bleeding Disorders
  • Chapter 45-Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)
  • Chapter 46-Autoimmune and Related Diseases
  • Chapter 47-Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Chapter 48-Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Women
  • Chapter 49-Chronic Pain
  • Chapter 50-Diabetes in Women
  • Chapter 51-Female Athlete Triad
  • Chapter 52-Gastrointestinal and Digestive Disorders Common in Women
  • Chapter 53-Lung Disease in Women
  • Chapter 54-Mental Health Concerns among Women
  • Chapter 55-Migraine Headaches in Women
  • Chapter 56-Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 57-Thyroid Disorders in Women
  • Chapter 58-Urinary Tract Disorders
  • Part VII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 59-Glossary of Women's Health Terms
  • Chapter 60-Directory of Women's Health Resources and Organizations