Menopause: The Answers
Every woman experiences the menopause, but with an abundance of advice on your body's changes, how do you know what to believe? In this definitive guide, TV's famous Dr Rosemary Leonard debunks some of the myths surrounding menopause, including why 'perimenopause' is a layman's term, and the pros and cons of HRT.
Covering everything from hot flushes, changes to your menstrual bleeding pattern, how to tackle sex after menopause, and advice on alternative remedies, THE MENOPAUSE is the comprehensive bible on how to navigate your body's changes.
I'm in the wrong job,' I said to our practice nurse, 'I should definitely have been a detective.' For BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard, a day in her GP's surgery is full of unexplained ailments and mysteries to be solved.
From questions of paternity to apparently drug-resistant symptoms, these mysteries can sometimes take a while to get to the bottom of, especially when they are of a more intimate nature. In her second book about life in her London surgery, Dr Rosemary recalls some of her most puzzling cases...and their rather surprising explanations.
BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard shares a collection of incredible true tales from her twenty years as a south London GP. 'Hello, this is the emergency services. Do you require fire, police or ambulance?' asked the female switchboard operator with brisk professionalism. I thought fast. 'I actually need all three,' I answered .
It's not every day that a home visit turns out to be an eco-protestor with appendicitis stuck up a tree. But as Dr Rosemary shares in this book, it's all part of a day's work for a south London GP. From an octogenarian nymphomaniac to a teenager in labour with a baby she didn't know about, when Dr Rosemary opens her surgery door she doesn't know who's going to walk in...
The Seven Ages of Woman
Throughout our lives women face a range of particular health issues that can be both challenging and confusing. Now, in The Seven Ages of Woman, Dr Rosemary Leonard draws on her extensive experience as a family GP and media health adviser to distill the health knowledge we all need as women living in the 21st century.