Supporting Women in Menopause in the Workplace In an ideal workplace, every employee would have the necessary resources and support to comfortably navigate their personal and professional life, including their health and wellness needs. One area where help is vital for many employees is menopause, a natural biological process that often brings about physical and emotional challenges. By addressing the challenges of menopause, companies can help to create a supportive and inclusive environment for everyone. This, in turn, helps to enhance overall productivity, employee satisfaction, and workplace retention rates. My special guest is Hatty McCafferty a highly experienced certified menopause consultant and coach who has dedicated her career to providing support and guidance for midlife women navigating the challenges of menopause in the workplace. As the host of the popular podcast Real Menopause Talk, Hatty has cultivated a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the complexities surrounding menopause and its Read More . . .
Have you ever wondered if acupuncture can help you manage your peri & menopause symptoms better? If so, you’ll want to check out my guest on this podcast. Michelle Kapler is a Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner with an exclusive focus on reproductive health and women’s medicine. It is important to note that while acupuncture has been shown to be effective for some women, it may not work for everyone and should not be used as a replacement for medical treatment or advice from a healthcare professional. In the episode, Michelle offers some amazing advice for advocating for yourself when you ARE at your doctor’s office. One of many women’s complaints is that their doctors aren’t much help. So, we’ve got you covered. Michelle Kapler Bio: Michelle Kapler is a Registered Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner with an exclusive focus on reproductive health and women’s medicine. She is also Read More . . .
In the second part of our menopause series, we’re exploring the relationship between exercise, or physical activity, and our menopausal symptoms. Make no mistake. There’s an important relationship there – both with how aging and menopause impact our body and willingness to exercise, but then there is a lot of evidence that points to the fact that exercise can help us to reduce our symptoms & help us to feel better! What You’ll Learn from this Episode Listen to the Full Episode: Featured on the Show: Full Episode Transcript: On today’s episode of the Done With Dieting Podcast, we are talking about the relationship that our menopause symptoms have with physical activity or exercise. And here’s the fascinating thing. That our menopause symptoms will impact our body, how we feel, and therefore our ability to perform physical activity. And in turn, our physical activity will impact positively our menopausal symptoms. Read More . . .
The connection between eating and menopause is complex and multi-faceted. During menopause, changes in hormone levels can impact a woman’s metabolism and make it more difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Additionally, changes in appetite, cravings, and food preferences can also occur during this time. Here are some ways that eating and menopause are connected: Hormonal fluctuations: Hormone levels, including estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, can impact a woman’s metabolism and hunger levels during menopause. These fluctuations can lead to changes in appetite and food cravings. Weight gain: The hormonal changes that occur during menopause can slow down metabolism and make it more difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Poor eating habits, such as consuming a diet high in processed foods and added sugars, can exacerbate this issue and lead to weight gain. Fatigue and energy levels: Menopause can also impact energy levels and fatigue, which can in turn impact a Read More . . .
How do you know if you’re in menopause? If you’re asking this question, this episode is for you. Today we’re discussing all the burning questions that you have about menopause – including what are the symptoms, and what to do about them. In this episode, we’re talking about what happens to a woman’s body when she goes through menopause, and how she can manage her symptoms without medical intervention. Managing symptoms of menopause and perimenopause through lifestyle behaviors might not get rid of all symptoms for everyone, however it can make a huge improvement in your symptoms. What You’ll Learn from this Episode Listen to the Full Episode: Featured on the Show: Full Episode Transcript: Do you have questions about menopause? Maybe you’re not sure. Am I in it or am I not? Is what I’m experiencing part of menopause or is it something that I should go get checked Read More . . .