Supported by the latest scientific data, this book serves as a guide to the clinical assessment of women’s health during the second half of life (post-reproductive years), including approaches to the management of the most frequent age-related diseases and disorders and the most recent advances in treatment. In addition, it discusses preventive aspects of healthcare in post-reproductive women, identifying lifestyle measures to enhance healthy aging. By highlighting research gaps, it promotes the development of quick and easy-to-use assessment tools and predictive markers of age-related co-morbidities. As such, the book is a valuable resource for researchers and clinicians alike.
• Offers as a guide to the clinical assessment of highly prevalent health complaints of postmenopausal women
• Discusses up-to-date management of postmenopausal syndromes and disorders
• Provides preventive recommendations, including lifestyle, diet and nutrition, physical activity and programmed exercise
• Presents updated scientific content in easy-to-read language.
Faustino R. Pérez-López completed his medical studies at Barcelona University (Spain), and was a Ford Foundation research fellow at the Free University of Brussels (Belgium) and University of California at Los Angeles Center for the Health Sciences (US).
He is currently a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Zaragoza Faculty of Medicine, Zaragoza, Spain and head of the Gynecology Department at the Lozano-Blesa University Hospital, Zaragoza. He was secretary general of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS), 2012-2017, and a member of the International Menopause Society board, 2014-2016.
He is a member of the editorial boards of various journals, including Maturitas; Climacteric; and Gynecological Endocrinology, and has published numerous research papers on obstetrics, gynecology, reproductive endocrinology, menopause and aging.