The Women's Pill Book

Your Complete Guide to Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications

Deborah Mitchell

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The Women's Pill Book

Deborah Mitchell

What are the most important health issues I'll face today and in the future?
What questions should I ask about my medication?
Are there safer alternatives to what my doctor prescribed?
Should I be taking vitamins and other natural supplements?
What can I do to take control of my own health?

With so many prescription and nonprescription drug options on the market, it’s more important than ever for women to keep informed, get involved—and stay healthy—with:

THE WOMEN’S PILL BOOK

• The first consumer pill book written especially for women

• Includes the most comprehensive, up-to-date information available on prescription and over-the-counter medications

• Complete A-to-Z listings of common drugs and natural supplements, featuring side effects, dosages, and possible interactions with other medications

• Special sections on women’s health concerns: reproductive issues, hormones, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, depression, osteoporosis, and more

• Warnings and safety guidelines for avoiding prescription drug abuse

• Specific questions that women should be asking their doctors and pharmacists

 

 

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Women's Pill Book, The
Part OneHealth Challenges Facing Today's WomenChapter 1Unique Reproductive ChallengesA woman's unique ability to become pregnant and give birth is a thing of joy and wonder, and a cause for celebration for women around the world. The underlying mechanisms involved in allowing birth to occur are extremely complex and encompass a myriad of intimately and intricately related elements. At the same time, there are numerous health issues that can affect a woman's ability to get pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and deliver a healthy child, including conditions such as abnormal

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Deborah Mitchell

Deborah Mitchell is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including the Healthy Home Library’s 52 Foods and Supplements for a Healthy Heart, 25 Medical Tests Your Doctor Should Tell You About, A Woman’s Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements, The Complete Book of Nutritional Healing, The Concise Encyclopedia of Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health, How to Live Well with Early Alzheimer’s, The Complete Guide to Healing Fibromyalgia and The Complete Guide to Healing Arthritis. Her other titles include The Wonder of Probiotics (coauthored with John R.Taylor, N.D.), Foods That Combat Aging, Your Ideal Supplement Plan in Three Easy Steps, What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Back Pain (coauthored with Debra Weiner, M.D.)

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The Women's Pill Book
Your Complete Guide to Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications
Deborah Mitchell

Mass Market Paperbound

Mass Market Paperbound
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
March 2012
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9781250006134
ISBN10: 1250006139
4 1/8 x 6 3/4 inches, 352 pages
$7.99

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
March 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312603823
ISBN10: 0312603827
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 288 pages
$17.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
March 2012
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429938556
ISBN10: 1429938552
288 pages
$7.99
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