88 episodes

Candid. Credible. Curated. Listen in to learn how Beyond the Paper Gown, your women's health podcast, hosted by Mitzi Krockover, MD can inspire, empower, and inform women with the latest information about their health and healthcare choices. Join us in each episode to take a look beyond the health care system with doctors, scientists, clinicians, and policymakers.

Beyond The Paper Gown Podcast Mitzi Krockover, MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Candid. Credible. Curated. Listen in to learn how Beyond the Paper Gown, your women's health podcast, hosted by Mitzi Krockover, MD can inspire, empower, and inform women with the latest information about their health and healthcare choices. Join us in each episode to take a look beyond the health care system with doctors, scientists, clinicians, and policymakers.

    This Is What I Eat: Exploring the Joy of Healthy Eating With Aliza Sokolow

    This Is What I Eat: Exploring the Joy of Healthy Eating With Aliza Sokolow

    Join Dr. Mitzi Krockover on this engaging episode of "Beyond the Paper Gown" as we meet Aliza Sokolow, a talented chef, food stylist, photographer, and author of the children's book "This Is What I Eat." Aliza shares her journey from her architectural background to her passion for making fruits and vegetables fun and appealing for both kids and adults. She discusses her work with Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution and various community programs, highlighting how they are improving food education and access. Whether you're a parent, a food enthusiast, or just looking to enhance your meals, this episode offers practical tips and inspiration for enjoying healthy cuisine. Tune in to explore how simple it can be to create a nutritious and visually appealing plate. Don't miss this insightful discussion!

    Please visit Beyond the Paper Gown to join our community and to learn more about achieving your optimal health.


    SHOW NOTES:
    This is What I Eat
    https://www.sokolowphoto.com/

    • 38 min
    Diverse Voices, Better Choices: Representation And Its Impact On Health

    Diverse Voices, Better Choices: Representation And Its Impact On Health

    Join us on this compelling episode of "Beyond the Paper Gown" with host Dr. Mitzi Krockover, as we welcome the trailblazing Dr. Jayne Morgan, a distinguished cardiologist and Executive Director of Health and Community Education at Piedmont Healthcare. Dr. Morgan, leveraging her profound experience as a Black female physician, explores the systemic issues affecting women's healthcare, particularly in underrepresented communities. She discusses the critical need for diversity in medical research and training, and the impact of biases in AI and healthcare delivery. Discover how changing medical education and embracing inclusive research can lead to better health outcomes for all. Don't miss Dr. Morgan's powerful insights on transforming healthcare—tune in now to learn how we can all contribute to a more equitable health system.

    Please visit Beyond the Paper Gown to join our community and to learn more about achieving your optimal health.

    • 43 min
    The Truth About Heart Disease in Women

    The Truth About Heart Disease in Women

    In this important episode, host Dr. Mitzi Krockover is joined by Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, a leader in preventive cardiology and a strong supporter of women's heart health. They discuss the often overlooked issue of heart disease in women, which is the number one cause of death for women in the United States.
    Heart disease claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined, yet it remains underestimated and misunderstood, particularly in its impact on women. This episode explores why heart disease is so deadly for women, how their symptoms differ from men, and why their treatment often falls short. Dr. Steinbaum also provides invaluable insights into how simple lifestyle changes can prevent up to 80% of heart cases.
    Women often face misdiagnosis or underdiagnosis because their risk of heart disease goes unrecognized. Our conversation delves into the challenges women encounter when seeking healthcare, underscoring the importance of education and self-advocacy. 
    Whether you're a healthcare professional, a woman concerned about heart health, or just someone interested in learning more about this critical topic, this episode is a must-listen. Remember, knowledge is power — tune in to empower yourself with life-saving information and take charge of your heart health.
    Call to Action: Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review "Beyond the Paper Gown" on your favorite podcast platform. Visit Beyond the Paper Gown for more resources and join our community forum to share your thoughts and experiences about heart health.

    SHOW NOTES:
    Adesso Health
    Go Red for Women

    • 51 min
    Does Your Pelvic Floor Need an Exercise Program?

    Does Your Pelvic Floor Need an Exercise Program?

    In this engaging episode, we're joined by Stephanie Schull, PhD, the innovator behind Kegelbell, as we delve into the often overlooked subject of women's pelvic health. Dr. Schull sheds light incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and organ prolapse, which can result from pelvic floor disorders.  She advocates for the importance of candid discussions, early education, and a deeper understanding of our bodies to prevent and manage these conditions effectively.  Dr. Schull also introduces Kegelbell, her pioneering invention designed to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and improve symptoms.
    Tune in to discover how education and innovation are key to transforming the narrative surrounding women's pelvic health.
    Please visit Beyond the Paper Gown to join our community and to learn more about achieving your optimal health.

    • 42 min
    The Future of Women's Health: Exploring Oova's Hormone Monitoring Technology

    The Future of Women's Health: Exploring Oova's Hormone Monitoring Technology

    In this episode of Beyond the Paper Gown, host Dr. Mitzi Krockover explores the groundbreaking innovations in women's health with Amy Divaraniya, PhD, Founder & CEO, Oova. Dr. Divaraniya's journey from data science to women's health advocacy led her to create Oova, a platform empowering women with personalized data about their bodies through hormone monitoring. Oova's AI-powered tests provide valuable insights into fertility, perimenopause, and hormone fluctuations, challenging the one-size-fits-all approach to women's health. Join the conversation to discover how Oova offers personalized solutions and empowering women to advocate for their health with confidence.

    BTPG Listeners can use discount code: OOVAPG10 to receive 10% off of an Oova product.

    Please visit Beyond the Paper Gown to join our community and to learn more about achieving your optimal health.

    • 49 min
    Cannabis and Women's Health - What Should You Know?

    Cannabis and Women's Health - What Should You Know?

    Tune in to the latest episode of Beyond the Paper Gown featuring Genester Wilson-King, MD FACOG, a board certified ob/gyn, cannabis expert and medical advisor to AIMA, and Lanna Last, Founder and CEO of AIMA, a company creating cannabis-based therapeutics for pelvic pain as well as symptoms of menopause. Together they share insights into the therapeutic potential of cannabis, dispelling myths and highlighting its use for women’s health and delve into the “gender pain gap”. Discover their journey, from scientific research to advocacy, as they empower women to take control of their health and well-being. Don't miss this enlightening conversation on cannabis, women's health, and the need for more solutions to successfully address pain in women.

    Please visit Beyond the Paper Gown to join our community and to learn more about achieving your optimal health.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

beth oehn ,

Wow, this episode is a game-changer!

Wow, this episode is a game-changer! It tackles the groundbreaking innovations in women's health with Amy Divaraniya. This episode is very informative and very helpful for women of the future. Worth your Time. Great Job to the Team!

Eva Lana ,

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"Beyond the Paper Gown" is like having a wise friend who's got your back. Dr. Mitzi's episodes dive deep into women's health topics, leaving me feeling informed and empowered. Now, I've got the knowledge to make confident decisions about my well-being. If you're tired of feeling overwhelmed by healthcare, this podcast is your roadmap to feeling confident and in control.

bmac567 ,

Covering the topics we NEED to know about!

This podcast does such a great job of informing women about topics that are so often ignored.

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