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#justASK is a healthcare podcast that is dedicated to providing evidenced-based information by a multidisciplinary team of women’s health experts in order for individuals to make informed and optimal healthcare decisions and to learn and understand the issues around surround women throughout the lifespan.  We provide answers to the questions you may not know how to ask by interviewing experts in nursing,  medicine, sexual health and wellness. Your co-host Dr. Heather Quaile is a leading Women’s and Gender-related Nurse Practitioner. We started in 2020 with Dr. Quaile and colleague Dr. Tara Thompson, pharmacist and now welcome our cohost and leading women’s health expert and nurse practitioner, Jackie Piasta.  This is a safe space where no question is off limits and we advocate and encourage listeners to just ask their most intimate questions and to breakdown the barriers of embarrassment and taboo.

The justASK Podcast Part of The HIVE Collective Dr. Heather Quaile, DNP,WHNP-BC & Jackie Piasta MSN, WHNP-BC

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

#justASK is a healthcare podcast that is dedicated to providing evidenced-based information by a multidisciplinary team of women’s health experts in order for individuals to make informed and optimal healthcare decisions and to learn and understand the issues around surround women throughout the lifespan.  We provide answers to the questions you may not know how to ask by interviewing experts in nursing,  medicine, sexual health and wellness. Your co-host Dr. Heather Quaile is a leading Women’s and Gender-related Nurse Practitioner. We started in 2020 with Dr. Quaile and colleague Dr. Tara Thompson, pharmacist and now welcome our cohost and leading women’s health expert and nurse practitioner, Jackie Piasta.  This is a safe space where no question is off limits and we advocate and encourage listeners to just ask their most intimate questions and to breakdown the barriers of embarrassment and taboo.

    Introducing The HIVE Collective and Happy New Year!

    Introducing The HIVE Collective and Happy New Year!

    Welcome back to our amazing listeners we have taken a little hiatus and are so excited to be back with you in 2024 for Season 4. We have done some rebranding and have moved the just ask podcast into The HIVE collective which is a digital health platform built to empower women to make educated and informed decisions about their health. I’m your co-host Dr. Heather Quaile a leading Women’s and Gender-related Nurse Practitioner. We started in 2020 with myself and colleague doctor Tar...

    • 20 min
    The Recap from the ISSWSH- International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual HealthConference

    The Recap from the ISSWSH- International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual HealthConference

    The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health (ISSWSH) Annual Meeting was this past weekend (February 2024) in Long Beach California. It is one of the absolute best conferences of the year. ISSWSH provides sexual healthcare providers, basic scientists and other sexual health professionals a forum for the communication of current knowledge regarding women’s sexual function and the diagnosis and treatment of women’s sexual dysfunction, as well as education courses...

    • 24 min
    Medical Gaslighting and Patient Empowerment

    Medical Gaslighting and Patient Empowerment

    Your Queen Bees are doing a deep dive today to discuss what is like to navigate as patient and trying to advocate for yourself to get your hormones or at least have an evidence based, shared decision discussion with your provider. Today we interviewed Heather Maurer, the CEO of NPWH (The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health), a leading organization for providers who care for women and gender related health concerns. She shares her experience as patient and...

    • 36 min
    The Discussion of the Lancet Article on "The Over-medicalization of Menopause"

    The Discussion of the Lancet Article on "The Over-medicalization of Menopause"

    Menopause deserves care and attention! Just because it is a normal process of aging doesn’t mean that women should be forced to grin and bear the multitude of symptoms that are associated with menopause not to mention the significant health consequences that are associated with the hormone decline of aging. We are in total agreement that we need to have a balance conversation around menopause and that we should very much reframe the conversation but this does not mean taking us back in time a...

    • 20 min
    The HIVE Collective Just Ask Midlife and Menopause Seminar Series

    The HIVE Collective Just Ask Midlife and Menopause Seminar Series

    Launching Today 3/18/2024 The JustAsk! A Menopause + Midlife Seminar Series Course"Feeling unseen, unheard and like no one is listening to your health concerns? Were you told this is normal midlife and nothing you can do about it? This course will arm you with everything you need to talk to your provider about menopause hormone therapy and empower you to be heard!"Are you a woman aged 35-60?Interested in peri/menopause hormone and non-hormone optionsExperiencing low libidoGaining weightBrain ...

    • 15 min
    Discussion : Weight loss response to semaglutide in postmenopausal women with and without hormone therapy use

    Discussion : Weight loss response to semaglutide in postmenopausal women with and without hormone therapy use

    We took some time to discuss this recent article which is very timely and it compared weight loss response and changes in cardiometabolic risk markers in postmenopausal women using semaglutide with and without menopause hormone therapy (HT) use. In postmenopausal women with overweight or obesity treated with semaglutide, HT use was associated with an improved weight loss response. It was a small study size of 60 women but nonetheless good data. Larger studies should be conducted to confirm th...

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Lisa Chism ,

Excellent Patient Centered Podcast

Very patient centered podcast! Great info and informative.

AnnKonkolyCNM ,

So good!

This is a must-listen if you’re in Women’s Health or looking for up to date answers to your questions about perimenopause and menopause. Love these two and recommend highly!

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