Women's Health Concerns Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815785
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815780
  • DDC: 613.04244
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This updated fifth edition explains female anatomy, reports on women’s health and wellness issues, and discusses breast health and sexual and reproductive concerns. The leading causes of death and disability in women, including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, are addressed along with health conditions that disproportionately affect women.

Table of Contents

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