menopause: unmuted is a podcast series exploring first-hand experiences of this life stage. Honest, hopeful and life affirming, the podcast features women talking candidly about their menopause, and its impact on relationships, friends, family, and work.
For some women menopause can be tough, and for others it’s a time of liberation. Each episode shares deeply personal accounts of the different emotional and physical symptoms experienced. Often funny, always forthright, these women offer us inspiration and insight.
Leading women’s health expert Dr. Mary Jane Minkin hosts the podcast. Listening in, she provides an expert perspective, busting myths and offering evidence-based advice.
menopause: unmuted is designed to raise awareness, encourage communication, and share information. It is not designed to provide medical advice or promote or recommend any treatment option.
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"However, you experience menopause, it’s so important to remember you’re not alone." In the the final episode of season one, Dr Mary Jane Minkin shares some of her story highlights.
Rebecca’s story is about switching focus to celebrating the power and capabilities of a woman’s body and sharing her experience with her two teenage girls. “I found if you bring the people who are closest to you into what's happening, and you talk about it, it's so much easier.”
Kathie's story is about becoming a cheerleader for her friends experiencing menopause. “I'm able to give them a sense that it's not the end of the world.”
Charlene’s story is about her taking control, changing the way she worked to help manage hot flashes, and finding ways to manage her anxiety. “There's usually someone that's listening. So, don't stop talking.”
Rachel’s story is about trying to navigate the emotional turbulence and physical changes associated with menopause, “I'm a badass ... and badassery just gets more creative as you get older.”
Susan’s story is about honesty of experience. “The more we talk about it … we're going to be able to break those barriers and break down those fences that have been placed before us.”