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.
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.
Rupture book - Pussy by Regina Thomashauer
100 dreams - https://www.menopausenaturalsolutions.com/100-dreams
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Linda Legras – Awarded Personal Trainer and Wellbeing Coach
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.
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
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.
Menopause Makeover - Monday 1st May 2023
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.
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.
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.
Uterine polyps are common problematic growths that often occur during the menopausal transition.
Would you like to chat with Jen? Click here to find a time Discovery Call
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
Diet can help set you up for an easier transition or a harder transition.
What will you choose?
Need a hand with your diet? Click here to book your appointment.
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.
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.
Get $20 off with promo code PODCAST, valid until 31st Jan.
Previous Environmental health podcasts: #36, #61, #77, #93
Lorraine is a Certified Health Coach, author of the book "The Magic Of Menopause", and a post-menopausal woman.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Menopause Expert Clarissa Kristjansson joins the podcast to chat about her peri-menopausal journey and her experience with anxiety.
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
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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!
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.
Her book the Kaufmann Protocol is available on Amazon.
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!