130 episodes

Nurse practitioner Karen Nickell discusses the realities of menopause and the female midlife in a way that is both informative and fun.

Itchy and Bitchy Karen Nickell

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 1.6K Ratings

Nurse practitioner Karen Nickell discusses the realities of menopause and the female midlife in a way that is both informative and fun.

    When Knocking Your Noggin is an Emergency

    When Knocking Your Noggin is an Emergency

    Karen clarifies when a head injury calls for an ER visit.

    • 19 min
    How Your Frappuccino Affects Your Wrinkles (It Ain't Good!)

    How Your Frappuccino Affects Your Wrinkles (It Ain't Good!)

    Karen discusses some of the main lifestyle choices that can accelerate skin aging and how you can help prevent it.

    • 19 min
    Love Your Fingertips? Here's How to Keep Them!

    Love Your Fingertips? Here's How to Keep Them!

    Karen dives into the ins and outs of Raynaud's Syndrome.

    • 22 min
    Spotting: It’s Annoying But Is It Dangerous?

    Spotting: It’s Annoying But Is It Dangerous?

    Karen reviews all the reasons for breakthrough vaginal bleeding.

    • 20 min
    Prediabetes: Do I Have It and What the Heck is It?

    Prediabetes: Do I Have It and What the Heck is It?

    How do you end up with a prediabetes diagnosis and what do you do to make sure it doesn't become diabetes?

    • 24 min
    Trust Your Gut: No, I Mean Trust Your Literal Gut

    Trust Your Gut: No, I Mean Trust Your Literal Gut

    Karen discusses the importance of gut health and the many ways to make sure you're supporting it.

    To schedule an appointment to chat with Karen about your experience with peri-menopause, click here and select a time that would work for you: https://bit.ly/itchyandbitchy

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

CarolC2403 ,

Thank goodness it’s normal

Just recently discovered this podcast and I am so happy to realise it is all normal. It is so informative and hilarious.
The best when I start laughing at my own experience as you discuss it.

DrFishpond ,

Questions

I’m going to give this a few more episodes, but does the host ever give sources for the statistics she rattles off so quickly? A lot of what she delivers as fact is not easily verifiable.

leeannsh7 ,

Informative and hilarious!

I love this podcast so much! There is an episode for every time I’ve asked, “What in the world is going on with me?” A side benefit is that I haven’t laughed so hard in a long time because menopause isn’t funny (or so I thought). The con is that I must look ridiculous driving down the interstate crying because I’m laughing so hard! Thank you both for this podcast! I needed it!

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