“Louise is my No. 1 go-to when it comes to anything menopause and this book is perfect for me when I’m worried about anything.” – Alison Hammond

Dr Louise has written a fully updated and revised evidence-based guide to the perimenopause and menopause. It is the result of years of work in this field – combining not just her expert medical knowledge but the understanding and wisdom she has gained too.

The Definitive Guide to the Perimenopause and Menopause covers the key facts about hormones, their importance and their effects on our bodies. It explores family histories and their effects on menopause, the complete guide to HRT, libido, mental and physical health, how menopause affects our careers and relationships and so much more.

The book contains exclusive new medical research and answers the questions women most often ask Dr Louise in her clinic. There are real stories from women who want their experiences shared to benefit others. And there is clear advice from other medical experts in related fields including mental health, dermatology, nutrition, psychology and oncology.

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Preparing for the
Perimenopause and Menopause

No. 1 Sunday Times Bestseller

‘What a brilliant, helpful and straight-forward guide to menopause. I wish I could have had it when I first had symptoms, it would have made a huge difference to me’ Louise Minchin

'This book is indispensable. Keep it by your bedside. It will transform your life. Dr Louise is a miracle worker' Lorraine Kelly

Despite the menopause being something that almost every woman will experience at some point in their lives, misdiagnosis, misinformation and stigma are commonplace. In Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause, Dr Louise demystifies the menopause and shows why every woman should be perimenopause aware, regardless of their age.

Despite the menopause being something that almost every woman will experience at some point in their lives, misdiagnosis, misinformation and stigma are commonplace. In Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause, Dr Louise demystifies the menopause and shows why every woman should be perimenopause aware, regardless of their age.

Drawing on research and empowering patient stories, Dr Louise will equip you with expert advice on:

  • Common and ‘taboo’ symptoms to look out for
  • HRT treatment options
  • Going through an early menopause
  • Getting a good night sleep
  • Optimising your nutrition in the menopause
  • Exercising for a better menopause
  • Your mental health during the menopause

Drawing on research and empowering patient stories, Dr Louise will equip you with expert advice on:

  • Common and ‘taboo’ symptoms to look out for
  • HRT treatment options
  • Going through an early menopause
  • Getting a good night sleep
  • Optimising your nutrition in the menopause
  • Exercising for a better menopause
  • Your mental health during the menopause

Drawing on research and empowering patient stories, Dr Louise will equip you with expert advice on:

  • Common and ‘taboo’ symptoms to look out for
  • HRT treatment options
  • Going through an early menopause
  • Getting a good night sleep
  • Optimising your nutrition in the menopause
  • Exercising for a better menopause
  • Your mental health during the menopause

Menopause: All you need to know in one concise manual

The Menopause is a natural condition that affects all women at some stage of their life. At least one in four women have severe symptoms, which detrimentally affect their family, home and work life.

This title explains and clarifies all areas so that the reader understands the stages and symptoms and knows what treatments are safe and effective for their particular needs.

Migraines, depression, anxiety, osteoporosis, low libido, relationships, diet and HRT are just some of the areas covered in this concise manual.

The menopause support app

Louise created balance to make menopause support inclusive and accessible to everyone, globally.

The app provides medical evidence-based information on perimenopause and menopause, and the ability to track symptoms, mood, alcohol consumption, sleep and more to allow people to become better informed and more prepared during this time of their lives.

Where have I seen
Dr Louise Newson before?

Dr Louise Newson raises awareness of the menopause via frequent interviews and opinion pieces in national newspapers and magazines, and via her regular appearances on ITV’s This Morning.

Dr Louise Newson raises awareness of the menopause via frequent interviews and opinion pieces in national newspapers and magazines, and via her regular appearances on ITV’s This Morning.

Other broadcast appearances include ITV’s Lorraine, BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and the 2021 documentary Sex, Myths and the Menopause. She is also a regular guest on podcasts and Instagram Lives for well-known figures including the Body Coach Joe Wicks.

Other broadcast appearances include ITV’s Lorraine, BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and the 2021 documentary Sex, Myths and the Menopause. She is also a regular guest on podcasts and Instagram Lives for well-known figures including the Body Coach Joe Wicks.

Other broadcast appearances include ITV’s Lorraine, BBC Breakfast and BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and the 2021 documentary Sex, Myths and the Menopause. She is also a regular guest on podcasts and Instagram Lives for well-known figures including the Body Coach Joe Wicks.

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