A THOUSAND TINY STEPS

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Episode 146: My Menopause Story

A Thousand Tiny Steps
A Thousand Tiny Steps
Episode 146: My Menopause Story
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Show Notes

Menopause is seen differently in America versus other cultures. Society here sees it in a negative light, but there is so much more to the story. My own experience with taking estrogen has made my life better and I’ve noticed a huge difference. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[1:02] Menopause is seen as a negative medicalized reality 

[1:56] What menopause is and how society sees it 

[8:12] In other cultures menopause is not seen as a negative 

[15:11] Hormone imbalances and being premenopausal 

[17:59] Intergenerational relationships are not as valued anymore

[20:46] I basically lost my period after Molly died 

[23:16] Taking estrogen helped me feel better

[28:27] What estrogen decline does 

[32:51] How estrogen helped me

[37:59] How estrogen affects the body physically

[39:55] The changes I’ve noticed from estrogen 

[42:54] I would love to hear from other menopausal women

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