Hello Menopause!

Let's Talk Menopause

Menopause. It’s big, it’s life-changing and it’s… hardly talked about. Well, we’re gonna do just that. Talk about it! This season, host Stacy London is joined by women who are leading the charge on understanding and managing the most mysterious non-mystery on Earth - menopause. Stacy welcomes guests like Dr. Mary Claire Haver, Carla Hall, Dr. Judith Joseph, Dr. Kelly Casperson, Naomi Watts, Dr. Sharon Malone and more to dig into the latest research and treatments, discuss the wide spectrum of menopause symptoms, and explore the benefits of aging. Each episode is full of information, guidance, and real world solutions to help women thrive in midlife. Visit www.letstalkmenopause.org for a wealth of information about the 101s of the menopause transition, a symptoms checklist, helpful resources, and more.  Hello Menopause! is a podcast from the national nonprofit Let’s Talk Menopause. read less
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Episodes

Be Your Own Advocate with Dr. Sharon Malone
Mar 27 2024
Be Your Own Advocate with Dr. Sharon Malone
Dr. Sharon Malone is a nationally known expert in women’s health and the author of the book Grown Woman Talk: Your Guide To Getting And Staying Healthy. She is the Chief Medical Advisor at Alloy Women’s Health, a telehealth company that focuses on women over 40. Before joining Alloy, Dr. Malone was a partner at one of the oldest and most successful OB/GYN medical practices in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Malone joins Stacy to talk about the current state of menopause legislation and the impact that the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study had on women’s healthcare. They discuss the disparities that African-American women face in menopause, the need to reorient thinking around women’s health, and why prevention is just as important as treatment. Dr Malone shares practical advice on what women can do to get ahead of aging, and encourages every woman to be a strong advocate for her own health. Be sure to listen after the beep at the end for surprise musical detail about Dr. Malone! Dr. Malone's book Grown Woman Talk is available for pre-order. Follow Dr. Sharon Malone: https://www.drsharonmalone.com/ Follow Stacy London @stacylondonreal Hello Menopause is a podcast from the national nonprofit Let’s Talk Menopause. Produced in partnership with Studio Kairos. Supervising Producer: Kirsten Cluthe. Edited and mixed by Justin Thomas. Artwork by Stacey Geller. Thank you to Always Discreet for sponsoring this episode of Hello Menopause. Always Discreet, because we deserve better. Available at Target. Please rate and review the show on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
“This Isn’t Me!” with Emily McDowell
Mar 7 2023
“This Isn’t Me!” with Emily McDowell
Meet Emily McDowell: writer, illustrator, speaker, entrepreneur and host of the podcast “Quitted.” Emily left working in advertising to launch her own greeting card business called Emily McDowell Studio (now Em & Friends). She wrote and illustrated cards that speak to the genuine, sometimes difficult, relationships we really have. The brand is best known for its Empathy Cards designed to help people connect more authentically and honestly with loved ones experiencing major illness, loss, and yes, even menopause! In this episode, Emily details her unique journey with medical menopause and tells Christine and Robin about her heavy and long periods, joint pains, brain fog, migraines, exhaustion, irritability, night sweats, and mood swings after starting perimenopause at just 39. Emily also talks about the power of quitting things that don't serve us, her vulnerability to admit she was struggling during a time of intense achievement, and her new commitment to focus on personal contentment. Learn more about the nonprofit Let’s Talk Menopause: www.letstalkmenopause.org. Download a symptoms checklist here (lista de síntomas aquí). Check out Robin’s Comedy & Funny True Stories at www.robingelfenbien.com Follow Robin on Social: Instagram, TikTok, Twitter & Facebook Thank you to Always Discreet for sponsoring this episode of Hello Menopause. Always Discreet because we deserve better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
“Aging Without Apology” with Nina Lorez Collins
Jan 10 2023
“Aging Without Apology” with Nina Lorez Collins
Meet Nina Lorez Collins, entrepreneur and author of What Would Virginia Woolf Do? And Other Questions I Ask Myself as I Attempt to Age Without Apology. Nina is also Chief Creative Officer of Revel, an online community for women at midlife and beyond. In this episode, Nina talks with Robin and Christine about how she first started waking up in the middle of the night for no reason. After doing some research, she learned this was a symptom of being in perimenopause. Nina goes on to share her experience of visiting doctors and trying various medications to address her host of symptoms including weight gain, hot flashes, vertigo, skin discoloration, joint pain, vaginal dryness and muscle spasms. Nina also shares wisdom from her career working in narrative medicine and how the Facebook group she started in 2015 grew organically to over 32,000 women worldwide. This community became a platform called The Wolfer and was the catalyst for her book, "What Would Virginia Woolf Do?" It's filled with a wealth of information and research that has helped many women on their own menopause journeys. Learn more about the nonprofit Let’s Talk Menopause: www.letstalkmenopause.org. Download a symptoms checklist here (lista de síntomas aquí).   Check out Robin’s Comedy & Funny True Stories at www.robingelfenbien.com Follow Robin on Social: Instagram, TikTok, Twitter & Facebook   Thank you to Always Discreet for sponsoring this episode of Hello Menopause. Always Discreet because we deserve better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices