Grab a cup of coffee or tea, fall into your "virtual comfy chair" and join in on the conversation between Michelle King Robson and Dr. Pam Peeke and as they cut through the confusion and share the naked bottom-line truth about all things woman. Dialing up top experts to discuss women's greatest lifetime triumphs and challenges, Michelle, acclaimed women's advocate and Dr. Peeke, renowned women's health expert, fearlessly tackle it all: HER body, HER mind, HER wellness, HER sex, HER relationships, HER aging, HER beauty – only on HER Radio.
Hi Tech Hot Flash Relief without Medication!
The vast majority of women going through menopause have hot flashes.The vast majority of women going through menopause have hot flashes. That's millions of people, going through this along with you every day.That's where the Embr Wave comes in. This wearable wristband uses exclusive technology and advanced thermal science to cool your body quickly, safely, and effectively when you feel a hot flash coming on.In the heat of the moment, simply press the button and instantly start feeling waves of cooling designed to bring you relief fast.Liz Gazda is the CEO of Embr, where Dr. Pam is also a Chief Medical Officer. Liz is back on the show to talk about the Embr Wave 2, the secret sauce to this technology, and the younger generation's push for more transparency and fewer stigma around menopause and menstruation.
Healthy Nutrition Nudges: Hair, Nails & Biotin
Are your hair and nails as healthy as they could be?!Are your hair and nails as healthy as they could be?!We have to admit it, as women, we care about this stuff. So we're diving into Biotin, Vitamin H, and everything you need to help boost your beauty from the inside. Joining us is, of course, Chef Abbie, for her monthly installment of Healthy Nutrition Nudges. Chef Abbie has been a Registered Dietitian for more than a decade, and a chef for twice as long as that.
Chef Abbie & Dr. Pam chat about natural sources of biotin, well-rounded meals & snacks, canned fish, and why you shouldn't eat salads without protein. Tune in on the first Thursday of each month for tips from Chef Abbie, right here on HER.
Staying Sharp and Smart as a Woman Ages
Is stress all bad?! No!Is stress all bad?! No! It can be highly motivational, making sure we do our jobs and take care of our families. But it's all about when that stress becomes too much, and we don't know how to manage it in healthy ways.This is when under or over-eating comes in and many other negative coping mechanisms that we associate with being stressed out. So today, Dr. Sonja Billes joins Dr. Pam to discuss what stress is, how it affects your brain, herbal remedies, and maintaining close personal networks & support systems as we age. Dr. Billes, the founder of August Scientific, has over 20 years of experience in biomedical research and 13 years of experience as a medical writer in the pharmaceutical and drug development industries.
And You Thought Women Can’t Get Strong…
You've heard of Thor. But how about Thor-A?!You've heard of Thor. But how about Thor-A?!Pam and Thora Rorke are Twitter friends, and when Pam stumbled across her profile, she HAD to make them friends in real life as well. Thora is a 41-year-old wife, homeschooling mom & athlete. She has been in the fitness industry for 11 years with experience in bodybuilding, powerlifting, & CrossFit. Thora is also a Pranic healer & spiritual coach/mentor. In this episode, Thora & Dr. Pam dig into all things strength & fitness: not being afraid to bulk up as women, Natalie Portman's arms in the new Thor, finding your own fitness, and a mutual love of kettlebells.
Startup Struggles in a Male Dominated Industry
Today we're talking about being female entrepreneurs.Kiran Roest is the co-founder of Vital Signs Solutions. Following a first-class BA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. from Imperial College London, Kiran has added 15+ years of experience at world-leading Life Science and Medtech organizations, across clinical and scientific research, business development, and consulting.As a female entrepreneur in a male-dominated industry, she joins Dr. Pam to talk about the struggles women face in setting up their own business, what we can do to overcome those challenges, being a working mom (to 3!) in the start-up space, and creating at-home testing products to track women's health trends. Kiran's company is focused on preventing lifestyle diseases. Their first product allows people to track their lipid levels in order to manage their risk of cardiovascular disease, aiming to empower people to make positive lifestyle changes by providing them with the data to measure progress. Women under the age of 50 are actually twice as likely as men to die from a heart attack so cardiovascular disease is very much a women’s health problem.
Healthy Nutrition Nudges: When Food Is Not Enough
Do you really think, honestly, that you are hitting it with your nutrition?Do you really think, honestly, that you are hitting it with your nutrition? Like when people say strive for 5, that you're totally nailing it?Even the healthiest of us like to think we are, but most likely, you aren't actually getting all the nutrition you need. And that's when supplements come in to help. No one is perfect! And who better to discuss this topic with than Chef Abbie, for her monthly installment of Healthy Nutrition Nudges. Chef Abbie has been a Registered Dietitian for more than a decade, and a chef for twice as long as that.
That's right, Chef Abbie & Dr. Pam are back together to talk about the culture around eating healthy & organic, how busy lives are ruining our eating patterns, and what you can do when your diet isn't giving you enough nutrients. Tune in on the first Thursday of each month for tips from Chef Abbie, right here on HER.
Get out of Your Own Way
Bought this book after listening to this super powerful podcast and Dr. Judy HO’s advice has given me SO MANY aha moments that I have been struggling with for so long. Her simplified way of peeling back personal layers and examining myself has provided me with the best self-help therapy I have had in a long time. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!
Dating while dying
I am privileged to know the author of The NY Times article Dating While Dying, and just finished listening to her on this podcast. Such a powerful story and inspirational individual is Josie Rubio. Listen to that episode no matter where you are in life. Thank you Josie!
Fantastic medical insights! Entertaining and educational
Dr. Pam Peeke is a gem - smart, warm, and constantly curious about all things women’s health! I love her guests and always learn so much about my health and spirit.