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Men… Let’s Talk Menopause

What’s going on and what you can do about it

Ruth Devlin

A comprehensive guide for men to help them understand the female menopause. Packed with evidence-based information but easy to read and with a touch of humour, it is the essential go-to book for men trying to work out what’s going on. (PS Women will find it useful too!)

Size: 198 × 129 × 8 mm / 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.375 in104 PagesISBN: 9781788600804
Publication: April 25, 2019

B format paperback

  • £9.99

A comprehensive guide to the female menopause, written for men to help them understand this often perplexing topic. It addresses all the important aspects of the menopause, including the physical, psychological, genito-urinary and long term symptoms that can occur. It gives essential information on options available to cope with those symptoms plus good advice for men (and women!) on practical lifestyle choices. Short and easy to dip in and out of, with humorous illustrations and practical tips for what you can do (and what NOT to say), this is your essential handbook for surviving the change in YOUR life.

As a trained nurse, Ruth Devlin was astonished that when she found herself facing a multitude of perimenopausal symptoms in her mid forties, there was so little information available and so many contradictions between the various health care professionals. Her response was to set up Let’s Talk Menopause, with the objective of raising awareness about the menopause, demystifying it and, most importantly, providing easy access to sound information and support. Ruth gives regular workshops on the menopause and is a regular contributor speaking about the issue on national TV and radio.

"At last a bite size, informative but entertaining “guide” to the menopause that is useful to both sexes.
I’ve yet to show this to my husband, but have myself been comforted to know that I’m not alone in some symptoms I have experienced!
Definitely recommend this and will be trying to put some of Ruth Devlin’s suggestions into practice"

This was a complimentary copy courtesy of netgalley - many thanks

As a woman of a 'certain' age in a working environment with other women of a 'certain' age - the menopause is a topic regularly in conversation.

Maybe it's just me, but people are being more open and candid regarding the menopause - it seems to be everywhere at the moment - open discussion is sooooo important too

I found this a really easy to read book. Lots of information about what to expect - symptom wise. What to think about re medication and remedies.

So insightful and helpful - this is a book I would happily dip in and out of 

I would recommend also as a book club book - it would be good with a wide range of ages, those not experiencing, those who are and those who have - opening discussion and women and men talking about the menopause could never be a bad thing


"Written with good wit and kindness. I found it well laid out and easy to read or skim to sections with bullet points and short chapters. The hyperlinks were really useful and I particularly enjoyed the alternative remedies section."

"Great to get the evidence out to men, so we are all more informed together. Easy practical humorous guide thanks"

"Great book for the significant other in your life ... readable and closes a gap in the market .. get it for your sons... your partners .... your friends ... your colleagues and help them “get it”"

"This book demystifies a very tricky subject in a simple and humorous way. It has helped me to understand what is happening to me much better and gives very useful advice about how to deal with it. It is full of examples, many of which I have been able to relate to; I think I'll be referring back to this often! So I am now trying to persuade my husband to read it as it is always easier to learn these things from an impartial and qualified source; I think we will both gain from it. I highly recommend."

'My husband and I had just been talking about the menopause so I thought this would be interesting for us. I found it full of information, explained in a straightforward way. I will definitely pass it on to my husband as I think the information will be of use to him in understanding the menopause.'
- Waterstones bookseller, NetGalley

"Extremely useful easy to read book packed with information about symptoms, medication, and remedies. Suitable for men and women. Can be read in under an hour..."

Format: B format paperback

Size: 198 × 129 × 8 mm / 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.375 in

104 Pages

B&W line drawings

Copyright: © 2019

ISBN: 9781788600804

Publication: April 25, 2019

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