Women, Hormones & the Menstrual Cycle, 3rd Edition

Women, Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle is the definitive guide to natural medicine and women's health, focusing on common health complaints from adolescence through to menopause and beyond.


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Title: Women, Hormones & the Menstrual Cycle
Author: Ruth Trickey
Imprint: Melbourne Holistic Health Group
Publisher: Ruth Trickey Enterprises Pty Ltd
Format: Hardback, black & white with illustrations
ISBN: 978 0 616 54990 3
Pages: 1086
Weight: 2kg
Dimensions: 182mm x 258mm


Ruth Trickey, with practitioners from the Melbourne Holistic Health Group, provide comprehensive treatment protocols based on years of research and clinical experience. This book is essential reading for professional health care providers and health science students, as well as individuals interested in a more thorough understanding of common health complaints.

A range of gynaecological complaints are discussed including premenstrual syndrome (PMS); endometriosis; polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); amenorrhoea and menopausal symptoms. This 3rd edition of Women, Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle, has been fully revised providing up-to-date research on current evidenced based natural medicine. New material included covers:

  • Gynaecological cancers
  • Managing side effects of people undergoing primary treatment for cancers
  • Sleep disorders in women
  • Age specific optimal health and disease prevention
  • Management of cardiovascular disease in women
  • Comprehensive nutritional monographs
  • Specific dietary protocols for health complaints
  • Drugs, surgical and medical procedures that many women are likely to undergo are discussed

Unique to Women, Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle is the focus on a collaborative model of health care, where naturopathic treatments for specific conditions are presented alongside more conventional medical approaches.

Author Information

Ruth Trickey is an authority on natural medicine and women’s health and regularly lectures to medical and community groups. In recognition of her expertise in herbal medicine she holds the position of adjunct senior lecturer at Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales. In Women, Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle Ruth has drawn on her training as a nurse and midwife and 30 years of clinical experience. Contributors to the book include practitioners from the Melbourne Holistic Health Group.

Melbourne Holistic Health Group is a multidisciplinary clinic established by Ruth Trickey and has a reputation for excellence in the field of natural medicine. The practitioners at Melbourne Holistic Health Group participate in regular professional development sessions, and work collaboratively with numerous medical practitioners and specialists.

For more information on the contributors to the book, please follow this link.


                              Introduction - Women, Hormones & the Menstrual Cycle


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