Hello, Hot Flash: Conversations about menopause, women’s health and mindset for midlife women.

Hello, Hot Flash: Conversations about menopause, women’s health and mindset for midlife women.

This show will deliver health & wellness tips for midlife women on how to navigate, survive, and thrive through perimenopause. If you are looking for menopause information from a menopause educator who has been through what you are facing, then you are in the right place. This podcast will provide valuable insights for midlife women who are perimenopausal or postmenopausal and for their husbands, sons, daughters, nephews, and nieces. Human Resource Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion officers can also learn how to support workplace employees who may be struggling with menopause. If you want to learn how to navigate menopause so you can sleep better, lose weight, have more energy, and regain the vibrancy you had in your youth, you are in the right place! This show will provide information to questions like: *Should I start hormone replacement therapy? *How will menopause affect my sex drive? *Should I have a pap test after menopause? *Should I have a mammogram after menopause? *Should I take supplements for perimenopause symptoms? *What foods should I eat during menopause? *What is the difference between perimenopause and menopause? *How old are you when menopause starts and stops? *How can I get a good night’s sleep? *How can I stop feeling overwhelmed? *How can I get my hair to grow? *How can I have more energy? *What type of exercise should I practice if I’m in perimenopause? *How does menopause impact my bone health? *Will being perimenopausal increase my risk for cancer? *Will menopause affect my heart?


May 21, 2024 22 mins

In today's solo episode, let's talk about how the demands of caregiving can often leave individuals with little time for themselves.

Join me as we delve into how the weight of caregiving responsibilities, including the care of aging parents, support for adult children, and perhaps even grandchildren, intersects with the physiological changes of menopause.

I'll shine a light on the profound impact of this dual role on the waistline ...

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Have you ever wondered about the possibility of reversing the aging process? Join us for an interesting conversation with Dr. Prudence Hall, the founder of the Hall Center. We will delve into the world of regenerative medicine and learn how Dr. Hall transitioned from a conventional gynecological surgeon to a holistic pioneer. 

You will also learn why she believes that traditional menopause treatments are often ineffective and lac...

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In today's solo episode, I'll delve into a common struggle for many women: overcoming discouragement during perimenopause.


It's a phase where you may find yourself feeling drained and irritable, wondering why you're experiencing phantom smells and foggy thinking. These challenges can be disheartening as you navigate perimenopause.


Join me as I explore how stress and hormonal shifts, like cortisol, can impact our mood, making it...

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Are you interested in learning how to manage pelvic floor issues that can arise as we age? Join us for an insightful conversation with Dr. Riana Taktikos, a pelvic floor physical therapist, where we uncover the not-so-talked-about challenges many women face during menopause. 

From sudden urges to leakages, prolapse, painful intercourse, constipation, and other related challenges, we'll explore how pelvic floor the...

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Welcome to today's solo episode, where I'll be discussing a common challenge faced by many women during menopause: the emergence of fine lines and wrinkles. As we age, it's natural for our skin to undergo changes. But what causes these signs of aging to appear?

Join me as we explore the science behind menopause-related skin changes and learn practical strategies to tackle fine lines and wrinkles. I'll explore how hormonal shifts, h...

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Dr. Doug Lucas, a dual board-certified physician and orthopedic surgeon specializing in holistic medicine, reveals some fascinating aspects of women’s health as it relates to testosterone. With his expertise in hormone and bone health optimization for women in midlife and beyond, he will share insights on how understanding and optimizing testosterone levels can unlock better health outcomes for women. 


How can ...

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In today's episode, we're diving into the land of dreams... or lack thereof! Yep, you guessed it - it's all about sleep!

But let me pose this question: Are your sleep habits rock-solid? If not, brace yourself because I'm about to uncover the truth about perimenopause and its subtle effects on our sleep patterns. 

Grab your comfiest PJs and join me as I share some personal insights on conquering the sleep struggle during perimenopau...

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re you going through menopause and struggling with the symptoms that come with it? Did you know that managing sugar intake can help alleviate menopausal symptoms? In this episode, we will discuss everything you need to know about the crucial link between sugar consumption and menopause.


Joining us in this discussion is Julie Daniluk, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a highly sought-after anti-inflammatory expert and speak...

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Welcome to today's episode, where we will discuss something that every man should know about: the menstrual cycle. Whether you're a husband, boyfriend, or friend, understanding this natural process can help you be a better partner and support your loved one through the ups and downs of hormonal changes.

 I’ll be discussing the different phases of the menstrual cycle and what your partner or friend may be experiencing during each on...

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Are you struggling to balance personal growth with professional success in the face of rapid change as a midlife female leader? In today’s episode, we shine a spotlight on Mel Ross's transformative strategies tailored specifically for women like you.


Mel specializes in guiding midlife leaders through the unique challenges and opportunities of this pivotal stage in their careers and lives. Join us as we delve into Mel's holistic a...

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In this episode, I share how my faith guides me through menopause. It's a time of growth and healing, and I use scripture to help. Through my upcoming limited series, Christian Women And Menopause, I offer support rooted in God's word, emphasizing the importance of faith, prayer, and community. I invite women to find comfort in knowing God is with them during this transition.



00:00:17 Faith-Based Menopause Healing Str...

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Get ready for an exciting episode as we uncover the remarkable journey of Dr. Arianna Sholes-Douglas, an accomplished obstetrician-gynecologist and menopause advocate. Her personal encounter with menopause sparked a passion for challenging misconceptions and offering practical insights, resulting in her becoming a champion for women's health during midlife.


Her seminal work, "The Menopause Myth," is a testament to her commitment ...

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In today's episode I take you on my journey through perimenopause—a journey marked by hair loss, weight gain, anxiety, and sleep disturbances.


As I reflect, I've uncovered invaluable insights into the importance of early symptom recognition. Join me as I share not only my challenges but also the empowering journey of recovery and renewal. I share practical strategies to recognize symptoms sooner, take proactive steps toward effec...

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Come join Cheryl Meyer, the Health Muse, as she takes you on an inspiring journey through the importance of detoxification and liver health during menopause. Cheryl shares her own struggles with fatty liver and mold exposure and how she found out that getting rid of toxins, eating organic food, and supporting the liver are crucial for overall wellness.


Let's dive in and learn how to improve liver health during m...

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Welcome to another episode of Lifestyle Conversations, where we engage with listeners like you to address health goals and overcome challenges.

MEET OUR GUEST: Lisa Resnick

Lisa Resnick is determined to reclaim her energy and revitalize her health. Despite efforts like participating in Dry January to detoxify her body and enhance her sleep, Lisa hasn't achieved the results she desires.

Join us as we support Lisa's journey to envisi...

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In today's episode featuring April Haberman and Kim Hart of MiDOVia, we dive into the changing landscape of menopause acceptance in the workplace. 


How can we better support women navigating this transition?


April and Kim shed light on the impact of menopause on work performance and organizational costs. Join the conversation as they discuss normalizing menopause conversations, educating teams, and implementing supportive polic...

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Welcome to another Women's History Month Special episode!

Get ready to be inspired and empowered as we dive into the topic of prioritizing your physical and emotional well-being during perimenopause. We understand that midlife and menopause can bring significant changes to a woman's life, and that's why I've invited four remarkable women - Amy, Ann, Benita, and Susannah - each with their own insights and experiences to share.



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Jodi Scott, an advocate for plant-based living and holistic healing, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, with a master's degree in health psychology and expertise in psychoneuroimmunology. Jodi's perspective on plant-based living and holistic healing is deeply rooted in her belief in the power of plants and alternative medicine to support and heal the mind and body.


She emphasizes the impor...

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Navigating the peri/menopause phase can be overwhelming for women, and I completely understand how it feels. As women, we often try to manage multiple roles and responsibilities, and this can take a toll on our mental and physical health. It's important to recognize that it's okay to say no and prioritize self-care.


In the latest edition of Hello, Hot Flash, I share my personal experience of neglecting self-care...

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In today's episode, we're honored to present an esteemed panel of guests, all dedicated to empowering women in business. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, our discussion revolves around empowerment, resilience, and triumph, providing invaluable support for female entrepreneurs navigating midlife challenges.


Join us as we delve into topics crucial to women in business, including authenticity, and embracing aging. Discover ins...

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