Search Options

19 records – page 1 of 1.

Le sexe des maladies: L'impact méconnu des différences hommes / femmes sur votre santé: Comment en tirer profit?

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114501
Sastre, Peggy, Winckler, Martin. Paris, France: Favre , 2014. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
STACKS GG 100 SAS 2014
Et si les maladies avaient un sexe? Et si une égalité véritable entre hommes et femmes passait d'abord et avant tout par une meilleure prise en compte de leurs différences? Toutes ces questions sont au c?ur de la médecine différenciée selon les sexes, qui soutient que les maladies diffèrent entre l…
Title
Le sexe des maladies: L'impact méconnu des différences hommes / femmes sur votre santé: Comment en tirer profit?
Alternate Title
[Le sexe des maladies: L impact meconnu des differences hommes / femmes sur votre sante: Comment en tirer profit?]
Author
Sastre, Peggy
Winckler, Martin
Place
Paris, France
Publisher
Favre
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Paperback, 224 p.
Topics
Women's Health
Abstract
Et si les maladies avaient un sexe? Et si une égalité véritable entre hommes et femmes passait d'abord et avant tout par une meilleure prise en compte de leurs différences? Toutes ces questions sont au c?ur de la médecine différenciée selon les sexes, qui soutient que les maladies diffèrent entre les sexes, que ce soit en termes de prévention et de facteurs de risques, de symptômes et de signes cliniques, de diagnostic et de prise en charge thérapeutique, mais aussi de répercussions sociales et psychologiques. En un mot : hommes et femmes ne tombent pas malades et ne peuvent être soignés de la même façon. Pourquoi? Ce livre est le premier, dans le domaine francophone, à offrir au grand public un panorama clair et stimulant des enjeux, des défis et des promesses portés par ce champ scientifique révolutionnaire.
ISBN
9782828914356
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
STACKS GG 100 SAS 2014
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre STACKS Available
thumbnail
Huot, Isabelle, Lavigueur, Josée. Montreal, QC: Les Éditions de l'Homme , 2016. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 260 HUO 2016
Voici un livre pratique et complet pour celles qui souhaitent se sentir vibrantes d'énergie et resplendissantes au quotidien. Isabelle a conçu des menus thématiques et plus de 50 recettes faciles et appétissantes, qui répondent précisément aux besoins des femmes. Josée, pour sa part, vous invite à …
Title
Manger et bouger au féminin
Alternate Title
[Manger et bouger au feminin]
Author
Huot, Isabelle
Lavigueur, Josée
Place
Montreal, QC
Publisher
Les Éditions de l'Homme
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
Paperback, 263 p., ill.
Topics
Women's Health-Hygiene
Women's Health-Diet/Nutrition
Women's Health-Fitness
Abstract
Voici un livre pratique et complet pour celles qui souhaitent se sentir vibrantes d'énergie et resplendissantes au quotidien. Isabelle a conçu des menus thématiques et plus de 50 recettes faciles et appétissantes, qui répondent précisément aux besoins des femmes. Josée, pour sa part, vous invite à passer à l'action grâce à ses programmes d'exercices ciblés, accessibles à toutes. Ce livre renferme tout ce dont vous avez besoin pour enfin rayonner de santé et vous sentir vraiment bien dans votre peau.
ISBN
9782761943956
2761943953
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 260 HUO 2016
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail
Northrup, Christiane. New York, NY: Bantam Books , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 100 NOR 2010
When it was first published in 1994, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women's health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women's health expert Dr
Title
Women's bodies, women's wisdom
Subtitle
Creating physical and emotional health and healing
Author
Northrup, Christiane
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Bantam Books
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover, 960 p.
Topics
Women's Health
Abstract
When it was first published in 1994, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom quickly became an international bestseller, and for the past fifteen years it has remained the veritable bible of women's health. Now, in this revised and updated edition, world-renowned and much-beloved women's health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today.
ISBN
9780553386738
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 100 NOR 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing On Loan, due November 27, 2017
thumbnail

Stop endometriosis and pelvic pain

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113158
Cook, Andrew S. Los Gatos, CA: Femsana Press , 2012. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 520 COO 2012
effective endometriosis surgery, and how to find the best doctors and healthcare providers. This book provides support for women who have suffered from the pain of endometriosis.
Title
Stop endometriosis and pelvic pain
Author
Cook, Andrew S.
Place
Los Gatos, CA
Publisher
Femsana Press
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Softcover: 203 p.
Topics
Endometriosis
Women's Health. Gynecology
Abstract
Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain provides information about the realities and the myths of endometriosis and pelvic pain. Dr. Cook explains why so many patients are misunderstood and misdiagnosed, why most endometriosis surgery is done so poorly, the principles and correct techniques for effective endometriosis surgery, and how to find the best doctors and healthcare providers. This book provides support for women who have suffered from the pain of endometriosis.
ISBN
9780984953578
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 520 COO 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail
The Boston Women's Health Book Collective. New York, NY: Touchstone , 2011. 5th ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 100 BOS 2011
The 2011 edition focuses on what Our Bodies, Ourselves does best: provide information on women’s reproductive health and sexuality; practical information on how find and access health information; and resources, stories, and information to educate women about health care injustices and inspire them
Title
Our bodies, ourselves
Corporate Author
The Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Edition
5th ed.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Touchstone
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Softcover: 944 p.
Series
The Boston Women's Health Book Collective
Topics
Women's Health
Gynecology
Women-Health and Hygiene
Abstract
The 2011 edition focuses on what Our Bodies, Ourselves does best: provide information on women’s reproductive health and sexuality; practical information on how find and access health information; and resources, stories, and information to educate women about health care injustices and inspire them to work collectively to address them.
ISBN
978-1439190661
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 100 BOS 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

La médecine des femmes: Une vision naturelle de la santé au féminin

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114343
Hebert, Mona. Gap, France: Le Souffle D'Or , 2011. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
STACKS GG 280 HEB 2011
A l'écoute des femmes, avec passion et expérience, Mona Hébert nous invite à découvrir une vision holistique et naturelle de la santé au féminin. Elle nous livre des articles, des témoignages et des conseils pratiques pour répondre aux défis spécifiques des femmes tels que : démystifier ses dérègle…
Title
La médecine des femmes: Une vision naturelle de la santé au féminin
Alternate Title
[La madecine des femmes: Une vision naturelle de la sante au feminin]
Author
Hebert, Mona
Place
Gap, France
Publisher
Le Souffle D'Or
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Paperback, 354 p.
Topics
Women's Health
Women's Health-Complementary Therapies
Homeopathy
Abstract
A l'écoute des femmes, avec passion et expérience, Mona Hébert nous invite à découvrir une vision holistique et naturelle de la santé au féminin. Elle nous livre des articles, des témoignages et des conseils pratiques pour répondre aux défis spécifiques des femmes tels que : démystifier ses dérèglements hormonaux, apprivoiser son cycle menstruel, bien vivre sa contraception et sa ménopause, surmonter une dépression, éveiller sa libido ou encore guérir d'un chagrin d'amour.
Danse de l'Utérus, homéopathie, naturopathie, herboristerie, autant de médecines dont Mona Hébert se sert pour nous permettre, en tant que femme, de contacter notre être intime au quotidien, d'honorer notre féminité et notre créativité.
ISBN
9782840584230
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
STACKS GG 280 HEB 2011
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre STACKS Available
thumbnail

The real life body book: A young woman's complete guide to health and wellness

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113885
Ricciotti, Hope. New York, NY: Celestial arts , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 100 RIC 2010
A comprehensive and evidence-based guide to young women's health and wellness presented with authority in language that engages while it teaches, from a leading ob-gyn on the faculty at Harvard Medical School.
Title
The real life body book: A young woman's complete guide to health and wellness
Author
Ricciotti, Hope
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Celestial arts
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover, 464 p.
Topics
Sexual Health
Women's Health
Women-Health and Hygiene
Abstract
A comprehensive and evidence-based guide to young women's health and wellness presented with authority in language that engages while it teaches, from a leading ob-gyn on the faculty at Harvard Medical School.
ISBN
9781587613579
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 100 RIC 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

Unique healing 2: A guide for eliminating your "A-Z" symptoms, weight problems, illnesses, and addictions with this unique bowel and body healing program

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112999
Pessin, Donna. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse , 2012. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 280 PES 2012
In this second edition, author Donna Pessin provides additional tools for your success in healing your bowel and body. Includes detailed information on over 175 symptoms, illnesses, and addictions; a section devoted to weight loss; and success stories from followers of her program.
Title
Unique healing 2: A guide for eliminating your "A-Z" symptoms, weight problems, illnesses, and addictions with this unique bowel and body healing program
Author
Pessin, Donna
Place
Bloomington, IN
Publisher
AuthorHouse
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Paperback: 509 p.
Topics
Women's Health-Complementary Therapies
Women's Health-Diet/Nutrition
Abstract
In this second edition, author Donna Pessin provides additional tools for your success in healing your bowel and body. Includes detailed information on over 175 symptoms, illnesses, and addictions; a section devoted to weight loss; and success stories from followers of her program.
ISBN
9781468580792
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 280 PES 2012
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

Women's health encyclopedia: An integrated approach to wellness for every season of a woman's life

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113019
Pruthi, Sandhya. Montreal: Marshall Editions Ltd , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 20 PRU 2010
Canadian women want to understand their own health and how best to maintain it. That’s why this book was created with a team of expert female doctors from the internationally renowned Mayo Clinic, with Canadian M.D. Sandhya Pruthi as the Chief Medical Editor. Here they share their extensive
Title
Women's health encyclopedia: An integrated approach to wellness for every season of a woman's life
Author
Pruthi, Sandhya
Corporate Author
The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
Place
Montreal
Publisher
Marshall Editions Ltd
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 313 p.
Topics
Women's Health-Encyclopedias
Abstract
Canadian women want to understand their own health and how best to maintain it. That’s why this book was created with a team of expert female doctors from the internationally renowned Mayo Clinic, with Canadian M.D. Sandhya Pruthi as the Chief Medical Editor. Here they share their extensive knowledge of the health issues that concern women most.
ISBN
9781606520475
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 20 PRU 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

What's up down there?: Questions you'd only ask your gynecologist if she was your best friend

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113027
Rankin, Lissa. New York, NY: St. Martin's Griffin , 2010. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 100 RAN 2010
a lot in common. If you were to write those questions down, then you’d have What’s Up Down There?, a helpful little book that answers commonly asked health questions.
Title
What's up down there?: Questions you'd only ask your gynecologist if she was your best friend
Author
Rankin, Lissa
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Year Published
2010
Physical Description
Softcover: 371 p.
Topics
Women's Health. Gynecology
Abstract
Suppose you had a wise, warm, funny best friend—who just happened to be a gynecologist. You’re out with the girls for cocktails and the conversation turns to sex, and then to girly parts. One by one, you start asking her all the questions you’ve secretly wondered about—and discover that you have a lot in common. If you were to write those questions down, then you’d have What’s Up Down There?, a helpful little book that answers commonly asked health questions.
ISBN
9870312644369
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 100 RAN 2010
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

Happy hormones: Discover the breakthrough treatment program for better hormonal health

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112991
Vermeulen, Kristy. USA: Hatherleigh , 2014. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 280 VER 2014
Happy Hormones is a diet and lifestyle guide written especially for laypeople struggling with health problems traceable to hormonal imbalances. Although Happy Hormones absolutely cannot substitute for the diagnosis and recommendations of a physician, its basic advice is enlightening and practical
Title
Happy hormones: Discover the breakthrough treatment program for better hormonal health
Subtitle
Natural treatment programs for weight loss, PMS, menopause, fatigue, and irritability
Author
Vermeulen, Kristy
Place
USA
Publisher
Hatherleigh
Year Published
2014
Physical Description
Softcover: 320 p.
Topics
Naturopathy
Weight Control
Fatigue
Women's Health-Diet/Nutrition
Women's Health-Complementary Therapies
Abstract
Happy Hormones is a diet and lifestyle guide written especially for laypeople struggling with health problems traceable to hormonal imbalances. Although Happy Hormones absolutely cannot substitute for the diagnosis and recommendations of a physician, its basic advice is enlightening and practical. Self-assessments, suggested hormonal balancing programs, information about biodentical and synthetic hormones, nutrition programs grounded in healthy and hormone-friendly recipes, and more fill this handy, helpful, and thoroughly accessible guide.
ISBN
978-1578264865
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 280 VER 2014
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Missing On Loan, due November 26, 2018
thumbnail
Fortin, Sylvie. Montreal, QC: Les Éditions La Presse , 2011. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
BD 380 FOR 2011
Crème multi-active, régénérante ou liftante, soin anti-âge ou repulpeur de lèvres, l'industrie des cosmétiques nous promet mer et monde à des prix souvent très onéreux. Pour être séduisantes, les promesses de l'industrie le sont, mais peut-on vraiment y croire ? Et que penser du véritable cocktail …
Title
Cosmétiques NON toxiques
Alternate Title
[Cosmetiques NON toxiques]
Author
Fortin, Sylvie
Place
Montreal, QC
Publisher
Les Éditions La Presse
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Paperback, 239 p., ill.
Topics
Cosmetics
Hazardous Materials/Substances
Women's Health-Hygiene
Women's Health
Abstract
Crème multi-active, régénérante ou liftante, soin anti-âge ou repulpeur de lèvres, l'industrie des cosmétiques nous promet mer et monde à des prix souvent très onéreux. Pour être séduisantes, les promesses de l'industrie le sont, mais peut-on vraiment y croire ? Et que penser du véritable cocktail de substances chimiques qui les compose ? Joue-t-on à l'apprenti sorcier en se badigeonnant de crème dont l'innocuité est loin d'être prouvée ? Préparer ses cosmétiques à la maison avec des ingrédients courants et faciles à se procurer, c'est le pari fait par l'auteure dans Cosmétiques non toxiques. Ingrédients, méthodes de fabrication, matériel, trucs et conseils, tout ce que vous devez savoir pour confectionner vos cosmétiques à la maison.
ISBN
9782923681979
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BD 380 FOR 2011
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

You and your health: A woman's guide

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog111117
Victoria, BC: Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 22 YOU 2009
This guide includes information on women - specific health concerns. It focuses on prevention, identification and management of common women's health concerns and includes links to further reading and a directory of resources in British Columbia.
Title
You and your health: A woman's guide
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Paperback, 152 p.
Topics
Women's Health-Directories. Resource Guides
Abstract
This guide includes information on women - specific health concerns. It focuses on prevention, identification and management of common women's health concerns and includes links to further reading and a directory of resources in British Columbia.
ISBN
9780772661548
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 22 YOU 2009
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

Hormones au féminin: Repensez votre santé

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog114043
Demers, Sylvie. Montreal, QC: Les Editions de L'Homme , 2009. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
STACKS GG 820 DEM 2009
Dans ce livre innovateur, l?auteur démontre de façon magistrale les bienfaits multiples des hormones féminines et démythifie complètement le cancer du sein. Véritable référence en hormonothérapie féminine bioidentique, elle nous fait voir la santé des femmes sous un jour nouveau et dévoile les secr…
Title
Hormones au féminin: Repensez votre santé
Alternate Title
[Hormones au feminin: Repensez votre sante]
Author
Demers, Sylvie
Place
Montreal, QC
Publisher
Les Editions de L'Homme
Year Published
2009
Physical Description
Paperback, 275 p.
Topics
Hormones
Women's Health
Abstract
Dans ce livre innovateur, l?auteur démontre de façon magistrale les bienfaits multiples des hormones féminines et démythifie complètement le cancer du sein. Véritable référence en hormonothérapie féminine bioidentique, elle nous fait voir la santé des femmes sous un jour nouveau et dévoile les secrets qui lui permettent de traiter et de prévenir plusieurs problèmes de santé d?une manière simple, logique, naturelle et peu coûteuse. Ce livre, hautement crédible, rassurant et lumineux dénonce de nombreuses faussetés et donne enfin leurs lettres de noblesse aux hormones féminines.
ISBN
9782761925129
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
STACKS GG 820 DEM 2009
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre STACKS Available
thumbnail

Avant et après bébé: Exercices et conseils

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog113293
Dumoulin, Chantale. Montréal: QC: Éditions du CHU Sainte-Justine , 2011. (Book) — 1 copy, 0 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 270 DUM 2011
Illustré de photographies explicatives, ce livre propose des exercices et conseils simples afin d'améliroer la qualité de vie des femmes pendant et après leur grossesse. ; - ; Illustred with descriptive pictures, this book offers simple exercises and advice to have a better quality of life during a…
Title
Avant et après bébé: Exercices et conseils
Alternate Title
[Avant et apres bebe: Exercices et conseils]
Author
Dumoulin, Chantale
Place
Montréal: QC
Publisher
Éditions du CHU Sainte-Justine
Year Published
2011
Physical Description
Paperback, 226 p.
Topics
Prenatal Care-Fitness
Women's Health-Fitness
Motherhood
Abstract
Illustré de photographies explicatives, ce livre propose des exercices et conseils simples afin d'améliroer la qualité de vie des femmes pendant et après leur grossesse.
-
Illustred with descriptive pictures, this book offers simple exercises and advice to have a better quality of life during and after pregnancy.
ISBN
9782896194261
Language
French
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 270 DUM 2011
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre On Loan, due June 18, 2019
thumbnail

A positive approach: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog109111

http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/BCRMH_PMS_pdd_bw.pdf

Komar, Barb, Smith, Jules E. (Editor). Vancouver, BC: Children & Women's Health Centre of BC , 2005. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GG 720 KOM 2005
This is an easy to read booklet that offers in-depth information for women struggling with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) or a more severe form of PMS called Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). Women gain information about how PMS or PMDD affects: their physical health (eg. cramps), emotional
Title
A positive approach: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)
Author
Komar, Barb
Smith, Jules E. (Editor)
Corporate Author
Provincial Reproductive Mental Health
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Children & Women's Health Centre of BC
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
Paperback: 52 pages
Topics
Premenstrual Syndrome
Women's Health. Gynecology
Womens Health
Abstract
This is an easy to read booklet that offers in-depth information for women struggling with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) or a more severe form of PMS called Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD). Women gain information about how PMS or PMDD affects: their physical health (eg. cramps), emotional health (eg. irritatability), behaviors (e.g feeling overwhelmed), how it interferes in their daily lives and relationships. The booklet explores the various causes believed to magnify PMS symptoms and encourages the reader to evaluate their symptoms using a daily charting method. Women then begin to develp a plan unique to their needs while discovering how they can draw strength and wisdom from their menstrual experiences. Up to date information on self-care strategies such as nutrition, sleep, vitamins and supplements and exercise are offered as well as learning more about how a diagnosis is made and current options for life-style changes and medications.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/BCRMH_PMS_pdd_bw.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Professional
Call Number
GG 720 KOM 2005
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Naik, Anita. London: Macmillan Publishers Limited , 2002. 2nd Edition. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
YOUTH GL 200.8 NAI 2002
Gives advice for teenage girls on sexual health, periods, bras, staying healthy, healthy skin and nails, alternative health and emotional health. Includes chapters on mental health (ie., depression, phobias, headaches, seasonal affective disorders, etc) and general health (ie., asthma, allergies
Title
Ultimate health book for girls
Author
Naik, Anita
Edition
2nd Edition
Place
London
Publisher
Macmillan Publishers Limited
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
240 Pages
Topics
Young Adults Health Promotion
Young Adults-Mental Health. Psychology
Women's Health. Gynecology
Menstruation
Sexual Health
Women's Health-Complementary Therapies
Young Adults Sexuality
Abstract
Gives advice for teenage girls on sexual health, periods, bras, staying healthy, healthy skin and nails, alternative health and emotional health. Includes chapters on mental health (ie., depression, phobias, headaches, seasonal affective disorders, etc) and general health (ie., asthma, allergies, hay fever, multiple sclerosis, worms, diabetes, etc).
ISBN
0330343335
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
YOUTH GL 200.8 NAI 2002
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail
Nilsson, Lennart, Hamberger, Lars. New York, NY: Bantam Dell , 2004. 4th ed., completely rev. and updated. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GH 100 NIL 2004
In this latest edition of a classic originally published almost 40 years ago, photographer Nilsson and obstetrician Hamberger explore the miracle of birth, from attraction between a man and a woman to fertilization, pregnancy, labor and delivery; they also discuss infertility and developments in IV…
Title
A child is born
Author
Nilsson, Lennart
Hamberger, Lars
Edition
4th ed., completely rev. and updated.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Bantam Dell
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
Paperback, 239 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Topics
Pregnancy/Childbirth. Obstetrics
Women's Health. Gynecology
Abstract
In this latest edition of a classic originally published almost 40 years ago, photographer Nilsson and obstetrician Hamberger explore the miracle of birth, from attraction between a man and a woman to fertilization, pregnancy, labor and delivery; they also discuss infertility and developments in IVF and other treatments. Over 350 new photographs have been added to the fourth edition, including in utero pictures captured with endoscopy and three-dimensional ultrasound technology.
ISBN
0385337558
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GH 100 NIL 2004
Copy 2 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
thumbnail

Healing fibroids: A doctor's guide to a natural cure

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog107754
Warshowsky, Allan, Oumano, Elena. Richmond Hill, ON: Simon & Schuster Canada , 2002. (Book)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Call Number
GG 580 WAR 2002
A guide that offers information on the different types of fibroids and the options for treating them. After a brief look at surgical procedures and the relationship of hormones and the menstrual cycle to fibroids, chapters are devoted to diet, supplements, herbal remedies, exercise, emotional heali…
Title
Healing fibroids: A doctor's guide to a natural cure
Author
Warshowsky, Allan
Oumano, Elena
Place
Richmond Hill, ON
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Canada
Year Published
2002
Physical Description
Paperback, 288 p.
Topics
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Fibroids-Complementary Therapies
Women's Health. Gynecology
Abstract
A guide that offers information on the different types of fibroids and the options for treating them. After a brief look at surgical procedures and the relationship of hormones and the menstrual cycle to fibroids, chapters are devoted to diet, supplements, herbal remedies, exercise, emotional healing, and the effects of environmental toxins, especially xenoestrogens.
ISBN
0743418247
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GG 580 WAR 2002
thumbnail

19 records – page 1 of 1.