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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
March 5, 2024

Perimenopause and Menopause Symptoms: Unraveling the Chaos

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In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we discuss all perimenopause and menopause with Andrea Donsky. You’ll hear us explore:

  • Top 10 symptoms of perimenopause and menopause

  • Optimizing nutrition and gut health during perimenopause and menopause

  • Personalized approaches to weight loss during menopause

  • The role of fiber and prebiotics in managing menopause symptoms

  • Nutrition, hydration, sleep, and stress management during perimenopause and menopause

Andrea is an acclaimed health expert, nutritionist, and author with multiple awards to her name. She specializes in menopause education and research and has written three bestselling books, including "Unjunk Your Junk Food." As the host of the weekly podcast "Menopause Reimagined," Andrea offers fresh insights into menopause management. She also leads New Hope Network's "Soapbox Series" and the Nutrition Business Journal's "Leader's Digest," sharing her knowledge with a wider audience. Andrea is also the founder of Naturally Savvy and Morphus.

Labs Mentioned

  • Cortisol testing
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Vitamin D levels
  • B12 levels
  • Ferritin levels
  • Liver enzymes
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • Fasting glucose
  • Fasting insulin

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03:15 - Unraveling the perimenopause puzzle

04:35 - Perimenopause and menopause symptoms

06:54 - The menopause research insights

11:19 - Stress, sleep, and nutrition in women's health

20:51 - Unlocking the secrets to healthy aging

24:00 - Weight, hormones, and healthy habits

26:34 - High-fiber nutrition for optimal health

30:10 - Intermittent fasting approaches for women’s health

35:52 - Beating 2-4 AM wake-ups

39:41 - Where can you find Andrea?

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