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A PODCAST FOR MENOPAUSE WARRIORS!
JOIN US AS WE GO WHERE FEW WOMEN HAVE GONE BEFORE, EXPLORING AND DEMYSTIFYING THE JOURNEY THROUGH MENOPAUSE. WE WILL GET DOWN AND DIRTY, UNLEASHING REAL SOLUTIONS, REMEDIES, UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT! OUR MENOPAUSE WARRIORS WILL INCLUDE HEALTH EXPERTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, WOMEN'S CARE AND WELLNESS GURUS, CELEBRITIES AND EVERYDAY WOMEN (AND SOME MEN). COME CELEBRATE THE WONDERS OF MENOPAUSE, AND
EMBRACE THE HEAT!
EPISODES AND GUESTS
Season 1 - Episodes out on all platforms where you get your podcasts!
EPISODE 1: WHAT THE #$%& IS HAPPENING TO ME?
Our guest, DR ANTOANETA MUELLER, explains the physical effects of menopause, and some of her common solutions. She also explains the difference between bioidentical hormones and synthetic hormones, and takes us through the 2002 WHI study and the corresponding 2019 study. Dr. Mueller is an Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Long Beach, CA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 2003. She is affiliated with medical facilities Lakewood Regional Medical Center and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
EPISODE 2: DOES TAKING HORMONES INCREASE YOUR RISK OF CANCER??
Our guest, DR. KRISTI FUNK, breast cancer surgeon and founder of the Pink Lotus Foundation, talks to us about hormones and cancer. Kristi Funk, M.D. is a board-certified breast cancer surgeon & physician, bestselling author, international keynote speaker and women’s health advocate. Dr. Funk founded the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Los Angeles, where she is an expert in minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment methods for all types of breast disease. She has helped thousands of women navigate breast issues, including Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow. As an ambassador and avid contributor to the Pink Lotus Power Up community,
EPISODE 3: LET'S TAKE A BREATHER!
Our guest, DANIELLE HERING, explains her breathwork and how it assists in dealing with some of the issues brought on by menopause. We also delve into depression and other seldom discussed topics. Danielle Hering, MFT is the founder of Thru The Heart and a Certified Breathwork Healer, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Danielle completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1992 and Masters of Science in Psychology in 1994. She chose to become a Therapist out of a desire to help people, having experienced depression as a teenager.
EPISODE 4: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!
Our guest, CHRISSY ROTH, talks to us about nutrition, supplements, and how what you put into your body can have a huge effect on how you feel, both mentally and physically! Chrissy Roth is a mom, wife, Physical Therapist (who worked at UCLA Rehab and Sports Med) , Holistic Plant-Based Nutritionist, and Spin Instructor. She is not selling anything, just dishing out plant based nutrition info because she is passionate about it. She has been fairly obsessed with health and nutrition her entire life, and have always been drawn towards prevention.
EPISODE 5: IS IT HOT IN HERE OR IS IT MY DEPLETING HORMONES?
Our guest, hormone specialist and nutritionist coach KAREN MARTEL, tells us about her journey to a thin, happy self through hormone balancing and nutrition, and how she can help you achieve the same goal. Karen is a Certified Hormone Specialist & Transformational Nutrition Coach and expert in women’s weight loss, based in Canada.
EPISODE 6: USE IT OR LOSE IT!
Our guest, Pelacore founder NATALIE PADVEEN, explains the importance of strengthening your pelvic floor to prevent incontinence, and gives us preventive exercises you can do right now at your desk that will help you. Natalie Padveen created an exercise system called Pelacore, which combines Pilates and Core exercise, works as a pelvic floor physical therapist and has also been a long time physical fitness trainer.
EPISODE 7: IT'S OH SO HOT (AND SEXY)!
Our guest, KRIS AHMED, sex educator, explains the ins and outs of how our sexuality reacts to the physical changes of menopause and aging, and what's great about your new freedom. Kris Ahmed began her work in pubic health as a health educator teaching comprehensive sexuality education in schools and since then has been teaching sexual health for Kaiser Permanente, providing clinical health education services supporting women. Kris has a BA in Psychology from UCSB and a Masters in Public Health from SFSU.
EPISODE 8: REAL WOMEN TALK REAL ISSUES!
Our guests are 5 real women talking about their symptoms of menopause such as weight gain, irritability, thyroid, dryness in the hair skin and other places! Our health educator, Kris Ahmed moderates and offers guidance on managing and addressing symptoms.
EPISODE 9: EASTERN ALTERNATIVES!
Our guest, Eastern medicine expert and certified acupuncturist AHNJEL ALI, explains how herbs, supplements, acupuncture and a vegan cleanse can help you fly through these trying years! Ahnjel has been a licensed acupuncturist and Medical Herbalist since 1993 and a certified Sports nutritionist, based in Culver City, CA
EPISODE 10: MENO-PRENEURS AND THEIR PRODUCTS!
Our guests, ROCHELLE WEITZNER (Pause Well Aging), LOUISE NICHOLSON (Fifty One Apparel) AND LESLIE MYERS (Hot Girls Pearls), tell us how and why they got into the 18 billion dollar menopause market, and how their revolutionary products are shaping the way we experience menopause today. Rochelle is the CEO of skin care company Pause Well Aging, which is on the technological forefront of skin care for older women. Louise is the founder of the groundbreaking British menopause apparel company Fifty One Apparel, and Leslie is the CEO of Hot Girls Pearls, which creates funky jewelry for hot women everywhere!
EPISODE 11: THE JOY AND FREEDOM OF MENOPAUSE!
Our guest, OBGYN /Author/Medical Officer DR ALYSSA DWECK, explains her take on why menopause can be the best time of your life, and why she became Chief Medical Officer for Bonafide menopause products. She also debunks some common myths about menopause. This lady speaks vagina, folks! Dr. Dweck is the Chief Medical Officer for Bonafide. She is a practicing OBGYN with over 26 years in the field. Her books include "The A to Z for your V" and "The Sexual Spark."
Creator and Host
Franca is a Mom, Entrepreneur, Fitness and Wellness Guru, Writer, Reiki Healer and Menopause Warrior. her mission is to cut through the noise of the 18 billion dollar menopause market to find real solutions for women 35-65 who struggle during the menopause journey. Franca aims to demystify menopause and empower women to find sustainable solutions for lasting health, happiness and confidence. Her vision is to bring menopause to the forefront of women's health. Franca, a menopause survivor, lives in Manhattan Beach, CA with her 2 dogs, Gigi & Benny, and her husband Michael, also a menopause survivor!
Creator and Host