Episode 149: End Headaches with Dr. Meg Mill

Dr. Meg is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, passionate about helping people end headaches and migraines, without drugs.

  https://www.megmill.com/

www.helpmyheadaches.com

www.happinessbeyondheadaches.com

Headaches Migraines and Menopause

Episode 148 - Upgrade your Marriage at Menopause with Cynthia Nathan

Cynthia Nathan is a professionally qualified relationship counsellor and a marriage and relationship educator. Her mission is to help couples build loving, meaningful relationships. 

Her Marriage and Menopause Program is designed to help couples repair, reconnect and rebuild their relationship.

https://www.3rcounselling.com.au/ 

Episode 147: Weight release and menopause with Bria Gadd

Bria Gadd is a personal trainer and holistic coach who specializes in female hormones. She is the founder of The Period Whisperer podcast and the P4 formula, helping women with weight release and energy gain in pre and post-menopause.

https://www.briatheperiodwhisperer.com/ 

Rupture book - Pussy by Regina Thomashauer

100 dreams - https://www.menopausenaturalsolutions.com/100-dreams

Episode 146 - Midlife Sleep Tips with Dr. Catherine Darley

Dr. Catherine Darley is a pioneering internationally recognized expert in the use of natural, behavioral and lifestyle medicine for the treatment of sleep disorders.  Dr. Darley founded the Institute of Naturopathic Sleep Medicine to fill the need for natural, less invasive solutions to a common problem–poor sleep. 

The ideal sleep temperature is 65 degrees F or 18 degrees C

https://www.naturalsleepmedicine.net/ 

Episode 145: Yoga and Menopause with Justine Thompson

Justine is a long-time student & passionate teacher of yoga. She is trained in the Anusara Yoga lineage, an alignment-based practice of Hatha Yoga.  

 www.justinethompsonyoga.com.au 

Episode 144: Homoeopathy and Menopause with Melissa Ayers

Melissa Ayres is a Menopause Coach, Homeopath, and Intuitive Healer. She has supported thousands of clients using natural healing methods for over a decade, and after healing herself and other women experiencing perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms, she created the ‘Menopause Revolution Programme’ – radically transforming women’s experience of menopause into one of confidence, vibrance and empowerment.

Website: https://www.melissajayres.com/ 

Episode 143: Top Menopause Podcasts of 2022

These are the top 5 downloaded episodes of 2022.

Number 5 - Healthy Homes for Healthy Hormones.

Number 4 - What's the deal with salt?

Number 3 - Tips for an easier transition into Menopause

Number 2 -  Music and Menopause

Number 1 - The Role of diet in the Menopausal Transition

Watch the December interview series on YouTube

Episode 142: Night Sweats and Travel

It’s one thing to be in the comfort of your own bed and wake up in a pool of sweat and another to be somewhere else. Many of us are travelling for celebrations and family reunions this holiday season, and it got me thinking about how to best prepare for this so I have come up with a few suggestions I want to share with you.

 Night Sweat and Travel

Episode 141: Party Time and Hot Flushes

Tips and tricks to help reduce hot flushes during this holiday season.

Party Time and Hot Flushes

Episode 140: Super Seeds

Adding additional flaxseed, sesame seeds or chia seeds to your food, is a small change that packs a big punch when it comes to added nutrition.

 

Episode 139: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - Part 2

Part 2 discusses some testing options and the role of 15 nutrients and their potential link in the development of NAFLD. 

Episode 138: Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease - Part 1

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a growing concern, especially for post-menopausal women. 

Part 1 discussed the possible causative factors in its development. 

Episode 137: One of my favourite menopausal herbs - St John's Wort.

St John's Wort is highly prized when it comes to supporting healthy moods, lifting depression, easing anxiety, and reducing stress levels.

But when it comes to menopause it does so much more.

Previous podcast episodes on herbs:

108 - Black Cohosh , 104 - Shatavari 

88 - Sage, 83 - Turmeric 

74- Saffron

Episode 136: Unshakeable, Resilient Women with Linda LeGras

Linda Legras – Awarded Personal Trainer and Wellbeing Coach

Unshakeable, Resilient Women Series 

Linda joins Jen on the podcast today to talk about helping women become unshakeable and resilient.

They chat about why she started exercising, and the health benefits she discovered. How her hobby turned into a passionate career. 

Being an EVEolution partner. EVEolution trains women to train as women, (not as small men) taking into account their pelvic health, the timing of their cycles, and their stage of life.  

Episode 135: What is the number one health complaint during the menopausal transition?

We discuss the top 10 menopausal health complaints as found by Evernow's cohort study of 100,000 women.

For more details

Read the accompanying article

Book an appointment

Initial Consultation

Episode 134: Dizziness in Menopause

The sensation of dizziness is quite common in all stages of the menopausal transition. Learn about some of the potential reasons why.

Article - Dizziness in Menopause

If you would like a hand uncovering why you are feeling dizzy, here is the link to book an initial consultation

Episode 133: Creating a Peaceful Relationship with Food

Tanja Shaw is a sought-after life and weight loss coach, founder of Fit + Vibrant You Coaching Programs and Podcast.

https://sabotagetocontrol.com/ 

https://www.tanjashaw.com/ 

 

Book: Soundtrack by John Acuff https://soundtracksbook.com/ 

Episode 132: Breathwork for Menopause

Could you find a spare 30 minutes in your day? If it reduced your menopausal symptoms by 52%? 

Menopause Makeover Program

Breathwork pioners: James NestorPatrick McKeownJon Kabot-Zinn

Episode 131: Power up with Potassium

Potassium is another menopause super mineral. Unfortunately, we can lose this essential nutrient when sweating. 

When we optimize the amount of potassium in our system it can help reduce our risk of the 3 biggest concerns in post-menopause: Heart disease, Osteoporosis, and Dementia.

Minerals for Menopause  - Wednesday 7th September, 7.30 pm (AEST) 

Menopause Makeover - Starting Monday 12th September

Episode 130: Premature and Early Menopause

The diagnosis of Premature and Early Menopause can be very distressing. The younger your menopause, the greater your risk. Some of these risks may be mitigated by hormone therapy, however, hormones alone do NOT prevent all of these risk factors. 

Episode 129: Brain fog, Fatigue, and Cellular Health

Did you know the human body has over 37 trillion cells? Each of these cells has a membrane - the membrane has been nicknamed the brain of the cell as it controls a lot of what is happening for the cell. You need a healthy membrane if you want a healthy cell. 

Phospholipids

Episode 128: Cognitive Health with Ann Marie McQueen

Cognitive health is complicated and multifactorial. Luckily there are several modifiable factors that can enhance your brain's ability to function. Join us as Ann Marie, an award winning journalist and I discuss brain health research and how you can protect your cognitive abilities.

Cognitive Health

HotFlashInc

 Books: The End of Alzheimer'sLost Connections

Episode 127: Uterine Polyps

Uterine polyps are common problematic growths that often occur during the menopausal transition. 

Other common uterine conditions at this stage of life: FibroidsAdenomyosisEndometrial hyperplasia

Would you like to chat with Jen? Click here to find a time Discovery Call

Episode 126: The Menopause Connection with Dr. Beth Claxton

Beth is a Medical Doctor and board-certified OB/GYN. Her curiosity leads her to become a teacher of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and an Ayurvedic Yoga Health Coach. Most recently she became certified in Functional Medicine. Flagstaff Functional Medicine 

The Magnificent Menopause Connection Summit has finished.

Episode 125: Preparation for the Menopausal Transition

Your state of general health leading up to the beginning of peri-menopause is important. You can help ease your transition by better managing your current state of health.

Consultation

Episode 124: The Role of Your Digestive Health in Peri-Menopause

Have you ever considered your Gut Hormone Connection? The role your digestive health plays in regulating your hormones? It plays a massive role especially if you are in peri-menopause and experiencing signs of estrogen dominance.

Consultations

Episode 123 Moods and Peri-Menopause with Andrea Donsky

The Menopausal Transition can sometimes take you by surprise. 5 years into her journey special guest Andrea Donsky started to realise her mood swings and other symptoms were actually a part of a bigger picture.

The Menopause Shift Summit has finished (21-23rd June 2022)

Episode 122: What does the Vagus Nerve have to do with Menopause?

 

Your Sympathetic Nervous System accelerates the stress response and may be linked with a more intense menopausal transition, your parasympathetic nervous system on the other hand applies the brakes and allows you to rest, and recover.

Menopause Makeover Program

Episode 121: Midlife Depletion and Nutritional Deficiencies

Feeling depleted at midlife? Nutrient deficiency is at an all-time high. Today we tackle why that is and what you can do about it.

Midlife Depletion

Menopause Makeover 

Episode 120: Zinc for Menopause

You may have heard of zinc for your immune health but did you know zinc plays a crucial role in hormonal health, it is valuable at all stages of the menopausal transition.

Minerals for Menopause

Zinc for Menopause

Episode 119: Lifestyle Habits and your Menopausal Transition

 

There are so many powerful habits you can build into your routine to improve your menopausal transition.

Patrick McKeown's book "The Breathing Cure"

Menopause Makeover Program

Lifestyle habits and your Menopausal Transition

Episode 118: Environmental Toxicity and Hormonal Health

Many environmental toxins cause hormonal disruption, insomnia, fatigue, mood swings, headaches, weight gain, brain fog, and more. Cleaning up your environment is essential if you want healthy balanced hormones.

Environmental toxicity

Healthy Homes for Healthy Hormones

Consultation

Episode 117: The Role Diet plays in your Menopausal Transition

Diet can help set you up for an easier transition or a harder transition.  

What will you choose?

Click to link to the article

The Chemical Maze 

Environmental Working Group - Food additives

Need a hand with your diet?  Click here to book your appointment.

 

Episode 116: Tips for an easier transition into Menopause

It is possible to transition into menopause without symptoms. This episode discusses 7 reasons why you might be struggling and looks at different treatment options.

Tips for an easier transition into menopause

Minerals for Menopause webinar

Naturopathic Menopause Consultation

Episode 115: Music and Menopause

Plato "Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything”.

Music and Menopause

Menopause Makeover

Episode 114: What's the deal with Salt?

There are those that consume salt liberally and those that go out of their way to avoid it.

To salt or not to salt, it’s such a controversial topic.

What's the deal with Salt?

Menopause Makeover Program

The Salt Fix

Episode 113: Healthy Homes for Healthy Hormones

Have you considered the health of your home as being a factor in your menopausal transition and your ability to regulate your hormones? Well you should, it's a HUGE factor as your home is your biggest exposure source of hormone disruptive chemicals.

Healthy Homes for Healthy Hormones

Get $20 off with promo code PODCAST, valid until 31st Jan.

From Invisible to Invincible

Previous Environmental health podcasts: #36, #61, #77, #93

Episode 112: The Magic of Menopause with Lorraine Miano

Lorraine is a Certified Health Coach, author of the book "The Magic Of Menopause", and a post-menopausal woman.

She joins us on the podcast today to discuss her holistic guide to getting your happiness back, as well as reflecting over the year. Lorraine's links WebsiteInstagramFacebook

Episode 111: Naturally Better Vision with Jake Steiner

Eyesight affects so much of everything in our lives:  From posture, anxiety, social behavior, happiness, our entire physical experience. 

Jake Steiner has been pioneering natural myopia control for the past 20 years. Check out his work at endmyopia.org

Lasik interview

 

Episode 110: Nourishing your Libido with Dianne Shepherd

 A common theme in midlife is lack of libido, lack of joy, anger, and disconnect. Dianne Shepherd started midlife feeling just like this but then she used her menopausal transition to recreate herself. She now looks at menopause as the Passion Portal. A sexual and spiritual rebirth into the richest chapter of a women's life. 

Episode 109: Menopause Made Easy 

Licensed Acupuncturist Laurie Stone, is the creator of Menopause Made Easy, a self-paced program where she teaches you simple routines using acupressure to support sleep, moods, and temperature regulation.

 Menopause Made Easy

Three easy things to do right now to ease your menopause. 

www.threewellsclinic.com 

Episode 108: Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh has a long history of use both by Native Americans and European settlers. For a herb with such as long history of use, it is certainly misunderstood. It is feared by some and loved by others.

Episode 107: Why Western Women Suffer the Most!

Book Extract, previous extracts can be found on Podcast episode 38 and 39.

It’s fascinating to look at how women from different cultures and races view menopause. All women go through this change. For some women, it's a time of dread, while for others it's a time to look forward to. 

From Invisible to Invincible

Episode 106: The Master Menopause Mineral 

Magnesium is my all-time favourite mineral for the menopausal transition.

This episode starts by looking at a patient of mine. Her main concerns included poor stress tolerance with frequent outbursts, anxiety, and depression. She had regular headaches, trouble with sleep, and painful leg cramps overnight. She was fatigued and experiencing brain fog. Learn how magnesium helped her.

Episode 105: Post Menopausal Anxiety with Clarissa Kristjansson

Menopause Expert Clarissa Kristjansson joins the podcast to chat about her peri-menopausal journey and her experience with anxiety.

Clarissa's links

PodcastWebsiteBreathworkMindfulness

Jen's links

Episode 104: Shatavari - it's not just a libido herb

Shatavari is the most popular Ayurvedic herb used for the menopausal transition. It is famous for its libido-enhancing effects. In fact, the word Shatavari in Sanskrit translates to be “she who has 100 husbands”.  But Shatavari is not just a libido herb.

Previous episodes on herbs

SaffronTurmericSage

Discovery Call with Jen

Episode 103: Feeling hot, hot, hot. Tips for Hot Flash Relief

I was recently asked “What’s the best natural product for hot flashes? My answer was well that all depends...

Other relevant podcast episodes 

# 2 Hot Flushes and # 7 Menopausal Sleep

Show Sponsor - Nutrafol. Use code MNS

Healthy Homes for Healthy Hormones

Consultations

Episode 102: 9 action steps to improve your bone health today

Did you realise 1 in 2 women aged over 50 is impacted with low bone quality or quantity leading to bone fracture? 

This podcast contains 3 lifestyle factors, 3 dietary factors, and 3 supplemental considerations, please reach out if you need more personalised support, trust me your bones are worth it! 

Arthritis NSW (exercise program)

Episode 101: Why we age and how to slow it down with Dr. Sandra Kaufmann

We all know we are ageing, but do you know WHY we age? Join us as longevity expert Dr. Sandra Kaufmann explains why we are ageing and how we can minimize the effects of ageing to live longer healthier lives.

https://kaufmannprotocol.com/

Her book the Kaufmann Protocol is available on Amazon. 

Episode 100: It's Countdown Time! 

Today is an exciting day. It is the podcast’s 100th episode!

It’s time to take a walk down memory lane and see what the 5 most popular episodes have been, in regards to downloads. Let’s start the countdown!

#5 is episode 63, Exercise is the ultimate medication with Colin Hoobler. 

#4 is episode 52, Hormonal Constipation

#3 is episode 84, Post Menopause Concerns

#2 is episode 2, Hot Flushes

#1 is episode 82, The most important dietary change to make in Menopause.

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