Join physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine for its women’s health podcast series, A Woman’s Journey: Insights That Matter, on the first Thursday of each month. Host Lillie Shockney, acclaimed humorist cancer survivor, and nurse, discusses Women and Heart Disease; Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore; Mindfulness; Sleep; The Microbiome; Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment; Brain Research; A-fib; Kidney Disease in Women of Color; and Memory with Johns Hopkins experts.
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Uterine Fibroids: Diagnosis, Causes, Treatments & Health Disparities
According to the National Uterine Fibroids Foundation, it is estimated that as many as 80% of all women have uterine fibroids. While the majority usually have no symptoms, 1 in 4 end up with symptoms severe enough to require treatment.
According to the National Institutes of Health: About 2 percent of adults aged 45 to 54 have disabling hearing loss. The rate increases to 8.5 percent for adults aged 55 to 64. In the latest Insight that Matter podcast moderator Lillie Shockney is joined by otolaryngologist Frank Lin to discuss hearing loss and its possible connection to dementia.
New Findings from the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2020
Heart disease consistently remains the #1 killer of women! Listen to preventive cardiologist and women’s heart health expert Erin Michos review new findings on heart disease released at the most recent annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD
Listen as moderator Lillie Shockney discusses Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with psychiatrist Lindsay Standeven. Dr. Standeven discusses the typically signs and symptoms someone might experience with seasonal affective disorder, who is most likely to be affected and why, and how it differs from clinical depression or holiday blues.
Intermittent Fasting: What it is and Surprising Health Benefits
Moderator Lillie Shockney is joined by neuroscientist Mark Mattson to discuss intermittent fasting: what it is and the health impact of intermittent fasting on chronic health issues, the brain and certain neurologic diseases.
Spine Issues: Neck and Back Pain
Moderator Lillie Shockney is joined by Johns Hopkins Medicine neurosurgeon Ali Bydon to discuss spinal surgery to alleviate back and neck pain. Also discussed are various degenerative disorders of the spine, spinal tumors, and complex reconstruction and restoration of the spine.