5 Best Menopause Books: From Liz Earle to Andrea McLean

Grace Lindsay

Finally, the conversation around menopause begins to open. Not only is this the reason 900,000 women have left their jobs for lack of support, but many also feel that there is not enough information available to them.

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Therefore, we’ve rounded up the best books you can invest in this year to educate and guide you through menopause, and help those around you understand what you might be going through. From Liz Earle The guide to good menopause To Andrea McLean‘s Confessions of a postmenopausal woman, check out our top picks below …

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The Guide to Good Menopause, Liz Earle


The Guide to Good Menopause, £ 20.50, WHSmith


Liz Earle, MBE and skincare guru, is one of the world’s most respected wellness experts. Her book tells you everything from how to balance your hormones, the importance of diet, HRT myths, how to increase energy and more. It also guides you on how to take care of your skin, hair and nails.

Confessions of a postmenopausal woman, Andrea McLean


Confessions of a Postmenopausal Woman, £ 7.79, Amazon


Andrea McLean decided to write a candid account of her experience, a book she had wished for when she found herself in uncharted territory. In her autobiography, she offers a wide range of tips and tricks, while bringing her sense of humor and honesty.

Menopocalypse: How I Learned to Thrive During Menopause and How You Can Too, Amanda Thebe


Menopocalypse: How I Learned to Thrive During Menopause and How You Can Too, £ 11.35, Amazon


In Amanda Thebe’s personal account of her menopause experience, the fitness trainer explains how she lost weight, coped with depression, improved sleep, and overhauled her diet to thrive during the tough times. Not only will you come away with a better understanding of menopause, but you may also find that you have a newfound self-confidence to talk about your own journey.

Crack menopause, Mariella Fostrup and Alice Smellie


Break Menopause, £ 16, WHSmith


Outspoken broadcaster Mariella Fostrup and award-winning health journalist Alice Smellie have created an informative book that always manages to make you laugh along the way. Designed to help you manage your symptoms, the book separates myth from reality and offers expertise, hope and advice. It also presents case studies of women from all walks of life and from all stages of their journey.

The Menopause Solution, Mayo Clinic


The Menopause Solution, £ 15.29, Amazon


Sometimes a doctor’s advice is all you need. The Mayo Clinic book provides a doctor’s guide to relieving hot flashes, enjoying better sex, sleeping well, controlling your weight, and being happy. Drawing on the latest information, leading expert in women’s health, Dr. Stéphanie Faubion, covers everything from common questions to lifestyle changes and treatment options.

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