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The Menopause Manifesto
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Dr. Jen Gunter is an internationally bestselling author, obstetrician, and gynecologist with more than three decades of experience as a vulvar and vaginal diseases expert. Her New York Times and USA Today bestselling book, The Vagina Bible, has been translated into nineteen languages and The Guardian calls her "the world's most famous--and outspoken--gynecologist." The recipient of the 2020 NAMS Media Award from The North American Menopause Society, she is a columnist for The New York Times and the star of Jensplaining, a CBC video series that highlights the impact of medical misinformation on women. Dr. Gunter also appears in the Netflix series A User's Guide to Cheating Death and her TED Talk reached one million views in its first month. For more information, follow @DrJenGunter or visit DrJenGunter.com.

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Praise for The Menopause Manifesto by Dr. Jen Gunter

"The Menopause Manifesto gives women the playbook to follow when discussing these matters with their doctors. This, along with The Vagina Bible, deserve a prominent place on every woman's bookshelf. Doctors should also do themselves a favor and get their own copies." --New York Journal of Books

"The wise and feisty Dr. Jen Gunter has ridden in (once again) on her white horse to save the day! Read this book immediately."--New York Times bestseller Ayelet Waldman, author of A Really Good Day and Love & Treasure As a fellow Gynecologist, I am so appreciative of Dr. Gunter's work and how she has laid the groundwork for communicating no-nonsense, science-based, health education to our patients. She is changing the way we practice medicine and communicate with our patients and her books are leading the way to more informed and empowered generations.--Dr. Danielle Jones (Mama Doctor Jones) "Dr. Gunter has managed to write a book that's just as important for healthcare providers as it is for women themselves. Where was this kind of resource when I did my medical training?! This is the new it book for women who want to prepare for or understand what menopause is (and isn't)."--Dr. Jennifer Lincoln Dr. Gunter has done it again, but this time with a focus on mature women. The Menopause Manifesto is the definitive guide to navigating the menopause based on science, not fiction. Between The Vagina Bible and this book, Dr. Gunter takes the mystery out of women's health and replaces it with evidence-informed concrete recommendations. Brava! --Dr. Lori Brotto, Canada Research Chair in Women's Sexual Health, Executive Director of the Women's Health Research Institute, and author of Better Sex Through Mindfulness Praise for Dr. Jen Gunter and The Vagina Bible Empowerment of women through accurate information about their own bodies is the vagenda of ob-gyn and New York Times columnist Gunter's comprehensive, pseudoscience-bashing discussion of all things vaginal and vulvar. Gunter approachably, respectfully, and even playfully presents a huge amount of reproductive and sexual health education information to women, with the assurance that they can use it. --Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

Dr. Jennifer Gunter is the world's most famous--and outspoken--gynecologist. And she's on a mission to empower women with medical facts, taking on wellness gurus, old wives' tales and the patriarchy. --The Guardian
If you don't know who Jen Gunter is, let us introduce you to the most badass obstetrician and gynecologist around. She's passionately advised against sticking jade eggs up your vagina, addressed abortion fallacies, and has even argued against why your partner should not use tape on the tip of his penis as birth control. --Women's Health Stories debunking viral nonsense about women's bodies often cite the same doctor: San Francisco-based gynecologist Jennifer Gunter, M.D. Whether she's taking down Goop's ode to vaginal steaming or womb detox pearls, Dr. Gunter has become a leading internet proponent of leaving your vagina alone. Gunter frequently writes about gynecological snake oil...She's like Twitter's gynecologist. --The Cut Dr. Jen Gunter is the internet's favorite Goop critic. --Recode Decode As an OB-GYN with nearly three decades of experience, Gunter knows from crotches....Shaky assertions made by natural health products serve only to misdirect women, Gunter argues in her new book, The Vagina Bible, a sassy manual of anatomical and self-care tips...As the global wellness industry tops $4.2 trillion, Gunter is on a mission to arm women with science-based advice in hopes of stanching the spread of health misinformation. Increasingly, she's been sounding the alarm about how confusion surrounding women's bodies fuels larger efforts to control them. --Mother Jones
Armed with science (and snark), Dr. Jen Gunter takes on Trump, Goop, and all manner of bizarre health trends...Dr. Jennifer Gunter presses a provocative crusade to protect women's health, preserve reproductive freedoms--and, while she's at it, dismantle all the dubious, dangerous medical advice she comes across in the wilds of the internet...a valiant defender of science. --STAT News Routinely responding with snark and medical data to [unfounded] pronouncements on diet and female genital health. --The New York Times Reading The Vagina Bible is like having the best, realest, most honest talk ever with your best friend- if your best friend happened to be a leading expert in women's health. I want to give this book to everyone I know. --Rachel Hawkins, New York Times bestselling author The Vagina Bible--Dr. Jen Gunter's savvy, detailed, funny and wise guide to female health--should be required reading for every woman seeking smart information about her body. I don't say this often but it's a don't miss book. --Deborah Blum, New York Times bestselling author of The Poison Squad

Dr. Jen Gunter is a fountain of critically important information and she's funny as hell. Buy this book if you have a vagina or if you spend any time at all in reasonably close proximity to one.
--Ayelet Waldman, New York Times bestselling author of A Really Good Day

Men who want to understand the experiences of their partners or provide sound guidance to their daughters should turn to The Vagina Bible. Jen Gunter offers authoritative information with her trademark clarity and good humor. --Carl Zimmer, author of She Has Her Mother's Laugh

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