Some Helpful Websites & Reading Material

Northrup, Christiane. “The Wisdom of Menopause.” Bantam Books, 2003.
Northrup, Christiane. “Women’s Bodies,” “Women’s Wisdom.” Bantam Books, 2002.
A comprehensive book exploring women’s health issues about the mind-body connection. An excellent reference for women of all ages interested in combining contemporary medicine with natural remedies. Dr. Northrup is the co-founder of Women to Women Healthcare Center in Yarmouth, Maine.

Somers, Suzanne. “The Sexy Years.” Crown Publishers, 2004.
This book describes Susanne Somers journey through menopause with the use of Bio-Equivalent Hormones. A must-read for women considering Bio-equivalent hormone replacement.

Hotze, Steven F. “Hormones, Health, and Happiness” Forrest Publishing, 2005.

Brizendine, Louann. “The Female Brain.” Broadway Books, 2006.

Resources for HRT information

These organizations and articles have helpful and comprehensive information about HRT and women’s health.

American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)

American Academy of Family Physicians

Family Doctor Information

Your Disease Risk Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis, and Stroke

Web MD

Patient Information on the Latest Medical Research

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(202) 863-2518

American Medical Association (AMA) – the endocrine system

The Hormone Foundation
(800) 467-6663

Medscape from WebMD (registration required but free):

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

(800) 222-2225

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH Resources for the Public

from National Institutes of Health

Newsletters and postings about a wide variety of health-related topics are available at:

Research highlights, including recent disease-specific advances:

NIH: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Videos and postings about rare diseases:

Massive library of video and resources about diverse topics such as therapeutic options and finding a specialist