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At Prevention we know how confusing and truly overwhelming the changes caused by menopause can be. That’s why we’ve enlisted some of Australia’s best health experts to share simple ways to make midlife easier in our new podcast, Thriving in Menopause. We cover it all, from minimising those awful hot flushes, to easing mad-eyed mood swings, to managing sudden weight shifts, to handling your relationship. If you’re a woman in midlife, this series just for you!

Thriving In Menopause Prevention Australia

    • Health & Fitness
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At Prevention we know how confusing and truly overwhelming the changes caused by menopause can be. That’s why we’ve enlisted some of Australia’s best health experts to share simple ways to make midlife easier in our new podcast, Thriving in Menopause. We cover it all, from minimising those awful hot flushes, to easing mad-eyed mood swings, to managing sudden weight shifts, to handling your relationship. If you’re a woman in midlife, this series just for you!

    S05 Ep 6 The Secrets to an Easy Menopause

    S05 Ep 6 The Secrets to an Easy Menopause

    In this episode Dr Fatima Khan, a highly skilled menopause and perimenopause doctor, discusses the fundamental pillars every woman needs to be aware of in order to thrive during menopause. Over decades of treating menopausal women, she has found that there is no point taking a pill without addressing these underlying issues. Here, Dr Khan supplies daily management strategies for your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
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    • 26 min
    S5 Ep 05 Are these mindless habits causing weight gain?

    S5 Ep 05 Are these mindless habits causing weight gain?

    Why is it that some people manage to lose weight then see it slip straight back on, while others keep it off for good? Dr Gina Cleo has the answers. Gina is one of the world's leading habit change experts. In this episode she shares the surprisingly simple tweaks that will make it easy for you to stick with healthy habits, and recognise the unseen triggers that may be sabotaging them. Learn how to avoid mindless snacking (or that sneaky glass of wine after dinner) to making fitness a regular part of your routine and whatever else you hope to change to enjoy a healthy life during midlife.
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    • 22 min
    S5 Ep 04 Easy ways to build more confidence in midlife

    S5 Ep 04 Easy ways to build more confidence in midlife

    Confidence coach Mel Schilling is a former psychologist and currently the relationship coach on Married At First Sight in Australia and the UK. In this episode she shares powerful tips to build your confidence and navigate a positive outlook through the ups and downs of midlife. 

    + Find the questionnaire Mel discusses to define your personal strengths here

    + Grab a copy of Mel's book The C Word (Confidence), here.
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    • 29 min
    S5 Ep 03 Belly fat - what to eat to beat it

    S5 Ep 03 Belly fat - what to eat to beat it

    Dietitian Susie Burrell joins us to chat about belly fat and how our nutrition needs change during midlife, and what you should be eating more of. She also shares which of the popular diets really work - is it keto, 5:2, low carb or intermittent fasting that's best for long-term weight loss.

    You can hear more nutrition advice from Susie on her podcast The Nutrition Couch 
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    • 26 min
    S5 Ep 02 These moves soothe hot flushes & create calm

    S5 Ep 02 These moves soothe hot flushes & create calm

    Taking us through gentle moves that can ease menopause symptoms is yoga teacher Justine Thompson, who runs workshops for perimenopausal women. Rest assured, there's no headstands or mantra chanting involved. Studies have proven that simple yoga moves and yoga-style slow, deep breathing can help us with the physical and emotional upheavals around midlife. You'll want to try these simple moves at home!

    For more details about Justine and her workshops click here.

    Here's what research has shown about the benefits of yoga:

    Less hot flushes and better quality of life

    Slower breathing lowers heart rate and creates calm

    Deep slow breathing creates greater clarity and better decision-making
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    • 24 min
    S5 Ep 01 How can your relationship survive menopause?

    S5 Ep 01 How can your relationship survive menopause?

    This episode is essential listening for every couple. Get your partner to hear this one episode - it could be a game-changer for your relationship! GP and menopause expert Dr Ginni Mansberg discusses the healthiest way to navigate mood swings, night sweats and, most importantly, what you should both know about sex and intimacy during menopause. Straight-talking Dr Ginni shares important no-holds-barred truths. Note: this episode contains explicit content. 

    Dr Ginni Mansberg has written the comprehensive bible on menopause The M Word  - you can purchase it at Prevention's Book Club on the link on book title.
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    • 18 min

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