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Morphus for Menopause: Menopause Reimagined

English, Health / Medicine, 1 season, 92 episodes, 2 days, 11 hours, 55 minutes
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Suffering from hot flashes? Night sweats? Anxiety? Are you annoyed at everyone around you? Having libido issues? Period issues? Gained unwanted weight? How about vaginal dryness, or should we say dryness EVERYWHERE?!? OR any of the other 85+ signs and symptoms of menopause. Then you're in the right place. Welcome to the Morphus for Menopause podcast. Morphus for Menopause is a weekly podcast hosted by Andrea Donsky, a Nutritionist IN menopause. As the co-founder of NaturallySavvy.com & the Naturally Savvy Podcast, Andrea has been educating people on making healthier choices for 22+ years. A fellow pauser herself, Andrea is breaking the stigma of menopause & talking about everything and anything related to this phase of life. She shares their personal experiences as well as interviews women's health experts. There's no need to suffer alone any longer. We've got each other. Follow Andrea on TikTok and join our private Facebook group: @wearemorphus. NOTE: The Morphus for Menopause podcast doesn't offer any medical advice. We encourage you to check with your own doctor or health care professional if you have an issue or concern.
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Ep #95: Empowering Women in Perimenopause and Menopause to Overcome Sugar Addiction with Dr. Nicole Avena

Andrea Donsky, nutritionist, Menopause Researcher, Menopause Educator, and co-founder of Morphus, interviews Dr. Nicole Avena about why we need to break up with sugar in perimenopause and menopause.Dr. Nicole Avena. She's an associate professor of neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and a visiting professor of health psychology at Princeton University. She has done groundbreaking work, developing models to characterize food addiction and the dangers of excess sugar intake. In addition to over a hundred peer-reviewed scholarly publications, Dr. Avena has written several popular books. Her latest book, Sugarless, covers the latest science on sugar addiction and how to overcome it.Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1L1:40 Dr. Nicole Avena's research reveals how sugar addiction drives obesity and other health risks associated with overconsuming sugar7:52 Understanding the dangers of added sugars vs. the benefits of fruit sugars9:04 There are 280+ sneaky names for sugar on food labels. Dr. Avena explains the rise of sugar overload in the modern diet.12:28 Discussing the recommended daily sugar Intake and how to change our taste preferences towards less sugar21:56 How artificial sweeteners fuel the growing sugar addiction epidemic24:12 Healthy alternatives to added sugars for sweetening foods and drinks26:45 How addressing sugar addiction can be beneficial in perimenopause and menopause 29:42 How managing sugar addiction can improve mental health like anxiety and brain fog symptoms during perimenopause and menopauseBerberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LDoctor's Visits Survey https://forms.gle/w3cksHc6mt2v7GNu9Surveys https://wearemorphus.com/pages/research-surveysSugarless: A 7-Step Plan to Uncover Hidden Sugars, Curb Your Cravings, and Conquer Your Addiction by Dr. Nicole Avena https://amzn.to/3VSB4xSDr. Nicole Avena https://www.drnicoleavena.com/======🦋 SUBSCRIBE to our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Fill out our surveys & help further menopause RESEARCH: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ Instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ Facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ X | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
4/11/202434 minutes, 30 seconds
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Ep #94: Hormone Disruptors in Perimenopause & Menopause with Amy Ziff

In this episode, Andrea Donsky, nutritionist, Menopause Researcher, and Menopause Educator and co-founder of Morphus, interviews Amy Ziff, Founder of MadeSafe.org. Amy is a healthy living educator with a genetic predisposition to toxicity. She’s the mom of three teens who share the same trait and is determined to make the world a less toxic place.Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu00:47 Introduction to Amy Ziff and how she started her mission of making the world less toxic7:44 Toxic, toxins, and toxicants-what do they all mean, and why do the differences matter12:28 Examples of toxicants 6,500 and how you can rely on resources like Made Safe to help you remove them from your life20:19 What you need to know about endocrine disruptors (hormone-disrupting chemicals)25:22 Why avoiding chemicals, toxicants, and endocrine disruptors is so important as we enter perimenopause and menopause  28:10 How to prevent chemical anxiety and steps you can take to make the world less toxic32:09 What you need to know about fragrance and why it is so dangerousLink to Doctors Visits Survey https://forms.gle/w3cksHc6mt2v7GNu9All of our surveys https://wearemorphus.com/pages/research-surveys Made Safe https://madesafe.org/IG https://www.instagram.com/madesafehq/TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@madesafehqNaturally Savvy https://naturallysavvy.com/Pads on Fire https://youtu.be/4vwQpe3CCH4?si=rWqQh67G_Pk-xgYC Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu======🦋 SUBSCRIBE to our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Fill out our surveys & help further menopause RESEARCH: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ Instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ Facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ X | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
4/5/202445 minutes, 56 seconds
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Ep #93: What You Need to Know About Your Hormones in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Carrie Jones

Andrea Donsky, nutritionist, Menopause Researcher, Menopause Educator, and co-founder of WeAreMorphus.com, interviews Dr. Carrie Jones, the Queen of Hormones. Dr. Jones is a naturopath focused on women's endocrinology and health. This podcast gives a great understanding of women's hormones, which aren't just limited to estrogen. Dr. Jones also talks about the importance of sleep and the interactions of our adrenals, ovaries, and HPA (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal) axis.The Cortisol-Calm Sleep Bundle https://bit.ly/47Qr6B1 Morphus Sleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW Morphus Magnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2 Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1L Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC 1:44 Hormones 101: Hormones, glands, and the endocrine system.3:20 Adrenals fatigue or exhaustion and what you need to know in perimenopause and menopause10:54 Lifestyle and nutrition tips to help support your adrenal glands14:31 Fatigue and exhaustion in perimenopause and menopause16:43 Brain remodeling, hormones, and ADHD in perimenopause and Menopause  24:19 Thyroid health and perimenopause and menopause28:35 What to do when your health care practitioner or doctor doesn't give you a requisition for tests33:01 Final messages about healing and joyThe Cortisol-Calm Sleep Bundle https://bit.ly/47Qr6B1 Morphus Sleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW Morphus Magnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2 Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1L Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC Visit Dr. Carrie Jones' website: https://www.drcarriejones.com/ Morphus Perimenopause and Menopause Research Surveys https://wearemorphus.com/pages/research-surveys More Podcasts:The Root Cause Medicine Podcast: Perimenopause and Menopause Symptoms: Unraveling the Chaos apple.co/43k2S09Menopause Reimagined Ep #79: Hormones in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Carrie Jones, ND https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-79-hormones-in-perimenopause-and-menopause-with/id1541865659?i=1000627951434 Reading List:Rushing Woman's Syndrome: The Impact of a Never-Ending To-Do List and How to Stay Healthy in Today's Busy World by Dr Libby Weaver https://amzn.to/3VArU96 The Menopause Brain: New Science Empowers Women to Navigate the Pivotal Transition with Knowledge and Confidence by Lisa Mosconi, PhD https://amzn.to/3ITigan Menopause and Sleep Sleep Apnea https://wearemorphus.com/blogs/signs-and-symptoms/menopause-and-sleep-apneaTests for Hormone Levels:Dutch Test Email us at [email protected], Genova, Dr's Data======🦋 SUBSCRIBE to our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Fill out our surveys & help further menopause RESEARCH: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ Instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ Facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ X | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
3/29/202435 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode #92: Body Image in Perimenopause and Menopause with Marci Warhaft

Andrea Donsky, nutritionist, Menopause Researcher, and Menopause Educator, interviews Marci Warhaft, a body image expert and resiliency coach who survived a life-long eating disorder. Marci is the author of the book, "The Good Stripper, A Soccer Mom's Memoir of Lies, Loss, and Lap Dances." Her story is incredible. The conversation is raw and honest.0:00 Introductions0:40 In this podcast, we discuss a raw and often avoided topic: body image, diet culture, and eating disorders. Also covered are the fears and discomfort we are feeling in perimenopause and menopause around our weight.5:31 Marci and Andrea discuss the generational differences in how we access information about diet culture and body image today compared to when they were teens.7:55 Andrea speaks about her weight gain in perimenopause and how she shifted her mindset around weight and body image to a more positive frame of mind.10:23 Marci talks about blame and ways to shift our thinking to embrace the female body and its potential.15:22 The difference between a feeling and a fact is important to how we perceive ourselves.17:59 Marci's story, survival, and the importance of sharing her truth.27:36 Why the voice we talk to ourselves with can do more harm than good.30:57 The power of mantras and self-compassion.35:39 The impetus that set Marci on the path of disordered eating.Learn more about Marci Warhaft https://www.marciwarhaft.com/ Marci's Book: The Good Stripper, A Soccer Mom's Memoir of Lies, Loss, and Lap Dances https://amzn.to/3x65Rgw Listen to this podcast next: Perimenopause and Menopause: Be Your Own Advocate with Stephanie Shaw https://youtu.be/C3QKtDNJuZ0 ======🦋 SUBSCRIBE to our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Fill out our surveys & help further menopause RESEARCH: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ Instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ Facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ X | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
3/22/202447 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ep #91: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Perimenopause and Menopause with Bonnie Wisener

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, nutritionist, Menopause researcher, Menopause educator, and Co-founder of Wearemorphus.com, is speaking with Bonnie Wisener, a nutritionist and digestive health expert who specializes in helping women with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuOmega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjCMagnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse20:00 Introduction0:55 What happens to our digestive system as we enter perimenopause and menopause?3:46 Defining Irritable Bowel Syndrome/IBS11:36 How do I know if I have it?21:19 What can you do if you are diagnosed with IBS?22:59 Discussing the FODMAP diet and how long to follow it.28:33 How Bonnie takes a hypoallergenic antiinflammatory nutrition and individualized approach to her clients.30:53 Other lifestyle and nutritional factors that can benefit IBS including the variety of foods eaten, movement, and sleep.48:05 The role of supplements.54:19 Important messages for IBS sufferers.Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuOmega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjCMagnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2Submit your recipes for Andrea's Menopause Book, being released in the spring of 2025: https://forms.gle/18rV6FSV82ZZphgaABristol Stool Chart: https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0572/5129/9508/files/MU_BristolStoolChart_031623.pdf?v=1694468330 Monash University FODMAP: https://www.monashfodmap.com/ Shift into Healthy Habits for Digestion Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shiftintohealthyhabits Follow Bonnie on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shiftnutritionandwellness/ ======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
3/6/202459 minutes, 25 seconds
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Ep #90: Perimenopause, Menopause and Relationships with Jennifer Spreng

How do perimenopause and menopause affect our relationships with friends, family, and in marriage? Learn from Jennifer Spreng, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, some of the holistic approaches and techniques she uses with her patients when she is interviewed by Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Educator, Researcher, and co-founder of We Are Morphus.Morphus Sleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW Morphus Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC  Morphus Magnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2 Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu  Show Notes:0:00 Introductions1:38 What Jennifer is hearing from her women patients in perimenopause and menopause3:55 How our relationships with family and friends, libido, and marriages may change during perimenopause and menopause  8:03 How she works with couples and families to find the issues they may be experiencing and the importance of communication12:30 Love languages and how it affects relationships17:30 Attachment theory in relationships28:08 How Jennifer uses a holistic approach to mental health in her patients in perimenopause and menopause  39:39 A discussion of HRT and how it can help with relationships and mental healthMorphus Sleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW Morphus Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC Morphus Magnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2 Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu Jennifer Spreng YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/@jenniferspreng Our Surveys https://wearemorphus.com/pages/research-surveys The Five Love Languages https://amzn.to/3SRLgEZ Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love https://amzn.to/49brmdW Andropause Podcast https://youtu.be/xgHuBtdIvd4?si=MRPvTFL0Wk4QpiTV Vagus Nerve Podcast https://youtu.be/rf3g_hxHNU4?si=SlrWCKYA-gm7Roup Menopause.org https://menopause.org/Wake Her Up https://marcellahill.com/IFM.org https://www.ifm.org/======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
2/9/202442 minutes, 54 seconds
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Ep #89: Alcohol and Perimenopause and Menopause with Natalie MacLean

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Researcher, Educator, and co-founder of Morphus, interviews Natalie MacLean, the world's best drinks journalist, who has won four James Beard Foundation Journalism Awards. She's the author of Red, White, and Drunk All Over and Unquenchable. Her new memoir, Wine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Defamation, and Drinking Too Much, is a national bestseller. It’s an inspiring interview with tips on managing alcohol consumption during perimenopause and menopause.Morphus Supplements for Perimenopause and Menopause https://bit.ly/3QpGyxl0:00 Introductions1:38 What inspired Natalie to write her book?3:21 Desires for alcohol and how we think it helps us cope with life events.4:41 When Natalie realized she was drinking too much and how it motivated her to change.6:30 Wine culture in our society.11:15 Guidelines for consuming alcohol and the difference by country.13:39 The pros and cons of consuming alcohol in perimenopause and menopause.16:23 Alcohol and how it affects sleep.20:15 Tips for changing habits and being more mindful around alcohol consumption29:15 More about Natalie’s Book.Morphus Supplements for Perimenopause and Menopause https://bit.ly/3QpGyxlWine Witch on Fire: Rising from the Ashes of Divorce, Defamation, and Drinking Too Much https://amzn.to/494bhGqResearch Surveys https://wearemorphus.com/pages/menopause-research======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
1/26/202443 minutes, 1 second
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Ep #88: Skincare in Perimenopause and Menopause with Susan Campbell

Is your skin changing in perimenopause and menopause? You're not alone. Andrea Donsky, nutritionist, menopause researcher, and educator, talks with Susan Campbell,  the founder and CEO of Phosis, a skincare company dedicated to nourishing women's skin during perimenopause and menopause. Susan provides many tips for better skin in perimenopause and menopause.Morphus Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC0:23 Introductions and why Susan decided to found a skincare company for women in perimenopause and menopause.3:50 Skin changes in perimenopause and menopause.4:36 Nourishing our skin from the inside out.12:59 The ingredients to look for in perimenopause and menopause and ingredients for condition-specific skincare issues. 21:18 Skincare ingredients to always avoid.29:09 News about changes that are finally occurring in the labeling requirements for skincare.33:17 The importance of barrier function and avoiding over-cleansing.38:34 How to use different types of skincare products.44:28 Other areas of your body that need care, too, like your neck, chest, and hands.47:32 Retinols and their alternatives, specifically bakuchiol.49:49 How to exfoliate properly for dull skin.55:15 Do It Yourself facial tips.58:26 Susan's beekeeping hobby.1:03:02 Final thoughts on hydration and stress management.Morphus Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjCIf you'd like to be a guest on our podcast, please email [email protected]'s Skincare Company is launching in Spring 2024. Sign up for her list at  Phosis Skincare https://www.phosis.com/Watch the interview on YouTube https://youtu.be/LKWamR4AG2IOther videos mentioned in this podcast:Disease Prevention with the Right Foods- Part 1 https://youtu.be/HshqoTgQ4bM?si=O6otyuYO76feaRukPart 1: Hormone Disrupting Chemicals to Avoid in Menopause https://youtu.be/OG_r4S8ngy8?si=ZbzJW6n_0jr4HpS7 Part 2: Hormone Disrupting Chemicals to Avoid in Menopause https://youtu.be/WN99e-FffZc?si=k-2sahYiy6pgIeOqPart 3: Hormone Disrupting Chemicals to Avoid For Women's Health in Menopause https://youtu.be/kBfVO22R7j4?si=Kk9j8phunDkxpjMcX-Health.show - meet the future of healthcareKill your pain once& for all, program human cells to cure cancer, mitigate dementia & moreListen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
12/20/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
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Ep #87: Vaginal Treatments in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Fay Weisberg

Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Research and Educator, and Co-founder of WeAreMorphus.com, interviews Dr. Fay Weisberg. Dr. Weisberg is a practicing gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist who focuses on the management of infertility and offers cutting-edge technology for vaginal health in both the reproductive years and postmenopausally.Berberine for Blood Sugar Balance https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LDIM  for Natural Estrogen Balance https://bit.ly/46T2aIo1:16 Introductions and non-hormonal options for vaginal health3:55 What are some of the common issues women in perimenopause and menopause come to Dr. Weisberg about?4:36 Lichen sclerosus, what it is, and how to treat it (including creams, Mona Lisa Laser, PRP)8:25 Care and cleaning of the vaginal area-don't use soap!15:36 Benefits of the O shot24:40 How the treatments can help with UTIs31:17 Uterus prolapse31:55 Can earlier infertility or late pregnancies affect a woman's experience of perimenopause and menopause  37:05 Estrogen replacement39:19 The importance of using organic liners, pads, and tampons.Berberine for Blood Sugar Balance https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LDIM  for Natural Estrogen Balance https://bit.ly/46T2aIoPads on Fire Video https://youtu.be/4vwQpe3CCH4?si=yNBmspzGwoQTQRB_Sexual Health and Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. James Simon https://youtu.be/i5dyMeAujuI?si=Y4hYY3gY-CvIW-RYLabel Lessons: Your Guide to a Healthy Shopping Cart https://naturallysavvy.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Naturally-Savvy-Label-Lessons.pdfFemrenew-PRP, O-Shot, Lichen Sclerosus Vaginal Dryness Toronto https://femrenew.ca/======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
12/15/202348 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep #86: Sexual Health and Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. James Simon

Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Research and Menopause Educator, and Co-Founder of We Are Morphus, interviews Dr. James Simon. He's a board-certified obstetrician, gynecologist, and reproductive endocrinologist. He answers many of the questions you may not have asked about your sexual health in perimenopause and menopause.DIM https://bit.ly/46T2aIoSleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvWMagnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjCPycnogenol https://bit.ly/3Dh6m741:56 Dr. Simon talks about Women's Sexual Health, Libido, Perimenopause, and Menopause from a biological, psychological, and social perspective.5:53 Hormonal changes and their relationship to libido.9:17 How hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can affect libido. The differences between lubricants and moisturizers for the vagina.20:42 Discussing how the body reacts differently to moisturizer by holding onto the moisture but absorbing hormones that are applied vaginally. Dr. Simon talks about how each is applied and how frequently a woman might want to use each.23:42 The types of estradiol may be available, and what to ask your doctor for.27:36 News about Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators.29:01 How to know which solution would work best for you.30:53 Discussing urinary tract infections (UTIs) and the link to hormones.32:37 When to start using hormone therapy and its importance as we age.34:43 Discussing the use vaginal hormones and HRT together.36:16 Bacterial vaginosis, what is it, and how do you treat it.38:39 Discussion in douching, boric acid, and cleansing the vaginal area.43:51 Help for the loss of spontaneous desire.49:32 Tools to increase sensation.52:04 Discussing women who experience increased libido in perimenopause and menopause.DIM https://bit.ly/46T2aIoSleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvWMagnesium https://bit.ly/43Agse2Omega 3-T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjCPycnogenol https://bit.ly/3Dh6m74Intim Medical Specialist https://intimmedicine.com/Link to Danielle's interview https://youtu.be/5-I0V9jp2BM======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
12/8/202356 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep #85: Menopause and Thyroid Health with Danielle Meitiv

Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Researcher and Educator, and Co-founder of Morphus, interviews Danielle Meitiv. They talk about everything a woman in perimenopause and menopause needs to know about thyroid health.Danielle is a scientist, a health coach, and a mom with Hashimoto’s. After 20 years working on climate science and policy and nearly thirty years with Hashimoto’s, she decided to change careers and study functional medicine. Now, she uses her science training and passion to help other women with thyroid problems boost their energy & metabolism to lose weight and regain their lives.Thyroid Wellness Bundle https://wearemorphus.com/daniellemeitivBerberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LPycnogenol https://bit.ly/3Dh6m74Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuSleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW2:30 What can change with thyroid health during perimenopause and menopause  3:58 An explanation of what the thyroid does and the difference between normal and optimal ranges for thyroid hormones.6:26 The symptoms women can experience if they have low thyroid (i.e., Hypothyroid/Hashimoto's Thyroiditis)15:26 These are the tests to ask your healthcare practitioner for to evaluate thyroid function. A full panel of thyroid tests includes TSH, free T4, free T3, reverse T3,  thyroglobulin antibodies, and thyroid peroxidase antibodies.26:22 The standard vs. the optimal ranges for thyroid function and health.41:34 How hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism differ and the symptoms you may experience.53:35 Thyroid medication options and how you may need to try different kinds to achieve better thyroid function.1:02:16 The rise of thyroid resistance.1:04:09 How nutrition can affect thyroid function.1:18:43 Supplements for thyroid health, including ThymoQuin Black Seed Oil, Magnesium, Toco-E, and Omega 3-T from Morphus, are available in our Thyroid Wellness Bundle developed with Danielle's guidance.1:36:00 How thyroid health can affect our sleep in perimenopause and menopause. 1:38:06 How Morphus Sleepus works and can help stop the 3-4 AM wake-ups.Morphus Surveys https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Thyroid Wellness Bundle https://wearemorphus.com/daniellemeitivBerberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LPycnogenol https://bit.ly/3X-Health.show - meet the future of healthcareKill your pain once& for all, program human cells to cure cancer, mitigate dementia & moreListen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
11/30/20231 hour, 50 minutes, 27 seconds
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Ep #84: Empower Your Journey: A Deep Dive into Mindset, Menopause, and Positive Change with Cara Bradley

Cara Bradley. She's a menopause performance coach, entrepreneur, and author. She's passionate about empowering high-performing women to thrive through menopause by optimizing their lifestyle habits.Morphus Sleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW0:00 Introductions and supporting women2:22 Mindset, Menopause, and Mindset Shifts with tips to make a change in your life5:39 The different types of mindsets14:23 Shifting to growth mindsets18:15 Celebrating our successes and achievements as women in perimenopause and menopause21:14 The importance of comforting and positive self-talk and its effect on mindset 23:02 Understanding the changes we're going through in perimenopause and menopause  31:12 Be patient with yourself, be patient with trying new supplements-change does not happen overnight36:17 Last thoughtsLearn more about Cara Bradley: https://www.carabradley.net/Cara's Book: https://amzn.to/40Ba72gWorkplace Survey: https://wearemorphus.com/pages/menopause-researchSymptoms List https://wearemorphus.com/blogs/signs-and-symptomsMorphus Sleepus https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvW======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
11/16/202340 minutes, 35 seconds
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Ep #83: Weight Loss Peptides in Perimenopause and Menopause with Nathalie Niddam

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Researcher and Educator, and Co-founder of WeareMorphus.com. Andrea talks with Nathalie Niddam about some popular weight loss peptides and what we need to remember with these formulas during perimenopause and menopause. Nathalie is a podcast host, longevity biohacker, holistic nutritionist, human potential, and epigenetic coach. Natalie is a self-proclaimed science geek with a passion for human health who focuses on longevity and health span in her work with clients.Morphus Supplements https://bit.ly/3QpGyxl Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu Morphus Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1L 1:15 How Nathalie became a biohacker and how she came to discover peptides and peptide bio-regulators and their relationship to longevity4:37 An explanation of what peptides are, how they've been incorporated into weight loss drugs, and the side effects you might not be hearing about20:50 The difference between collagen peptides and other sources of protein21:21 Using amino acids and micronutrient powders26:17 Other types and examples of peptides that have health benefits and caveats to keep in mind49:53 Natural supplements as alternatives to some of the GLP drugs being used for weight loss, like Ozempic53:26 Weight loss is very complex58:30 The most significant danger of fat loss peptides59:49 A quick discussion on bio-regulatorshttps://www.natniddam.com/HCL Challenge https://wearemorphus.com/blogs/body/do-you-need-an-hcl-challenge Morphus Supplements https://bit.ly/3QpGyxl Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu Morphus Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1L ======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
10/27/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ep #82: Caring for You and Others in Perimenopause and Menopause with Myra Giberovitch, MSW, RSW

The Power of Menopause Event https://bit.ly/3OOuAMKSubscribe to the newsletter to be notified of recordings https://wearemorphus.com/pages/subscribe.Weekly mantras for US SMS subscribers (please provide a phone number when signing up on the Subscribe Page above)Surveys https://wearemorphus.com/pages/menopause-researchAndrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Educator and Researcher and Co-founder of Morphus, is joined by her mom, Myra Giberovitch. She's a licensed social worker, TEDx speaker, educator, author, trauma specialist, consultant, and adjunct professor. With 33 years of experience in social work practice and teaching, focused on helping people cope with and recover from adversity and challenges. Andrea and Myra discuss being part of the sandwich generation and the psychological impacts of perimenopause and menopause.  2:31 The psychological effects of perimenopause and menopause5:11 The dangers of toxic positivity and tips for coping in a healthier way7:37 Tips for coping when we are overwhelmed by symptoms of perimenopause and menopause and ways to find calm12:59 Ways to enhance self-esteem15:56 Tips on how to care for ourselves while being in a caregiver role23:52 How do you have difficult conversations with your parents as they age?29:34 How to practice self-care and be in touch with your needs32:43 Embracing joy in everyday momentsMyra's website https://myragiberovitch.com/======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
10/16/202335 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ep #81: Linking Inflammation, Pain, and Weight Management in Perimenopause and Menopause with Julie Daniluk

Register for the Power of Menopause happening in person in Markham, Ontario, on October 21, 2023. We'll have 13+ speakers to help you learn about how to handle all the changes in perimenopause and menopause. There will be exhibitors, a healthy lunch, and a goodie bag worth over $250 of products we love. Get your ticket at thepowerofmenopause.com.Morphus Omega 3T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Educator, and Researcher, interviews Julie Daniluk. Julie is a Nutritionist, Speaker, and Author of four books, including Meals That Heal Inflammation, Slimming Meals That Heal, Hot Detox, and Becoming Sugar-Free. She is a TV show producer and TV expert guest who focuses on cutting out sugar and eating an anti-inflammatory diet.1:00 Introduction to Julie Daniluk2:45 What is inflammation, an anti-inflammatory diet, and why it is important in perimenopause and menopause5:21 The four "I's" of inflammation, including injury, infection, irritations, and imbalance9:02 Inflammation and memory loss, brain fog, and other cognitive issues in perimenopause and menopause 11:59 The impact of stress on inflammation and links to intergenerational trauma17:27 What can we do to stop inflammation?21:12 Omega 3 rich foods that help with inflammation22:55 Thoughts on chia and flax seeds24:34 Supplementing with Omega 3s28:27 The elephant in the room - metabolism and weight management 31:16 The thyroid connection33:30 Other foods and products to be mindful of that can lead to inflammation45:26 Ideas for meals and treatsMorphus Menopause Research Page https://wearemorphus.com/pages/menopause-research Unjunk Your Junk Food https://amzn.to/48DtMCi Morphus Omega 3T https://bit.ly/3rpSFjC Morphus Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFu Julie's Books https://amzn.to/46gbeq9 Julie's Website:  Juliedaniluk.comSupport group thrivewithjulie.com Hotdetox.com ======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
10/5/202357 minutes, 18 seconds
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Ep #80: Perimenopause and Menopause: Be Your Own Advocate with Stephanie Shaw

Shop for Bestselling Morphus for Menopause Supplements:Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LDIM https://bit.ly/46T2aIoFiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuJoin Andrea Donsky, a nutritionist, menopause educator, menopause researcher, and co-founder of Wearemorphus with special guest Stephanie Shaw. Stephanie is a health and wellness speaker, course creator, and host of the Hello, Hot Flash podcast.  She also teaches executive midlife women how to manage their weight. Sleep better, have more energy, and slow the aging process.They focus on empowering yourself to get support from your doctors and healthcare providers and what questions you can ask on your next visit.1:26 Stephanie's Story6:12 Why do some Black and Hispanic women go into menopause earlier, and whether there is an impact on how we seek help11:24 Tips for how we can empower ourselves and be our own health advocates during perimenopause and menopause  19:47 How to handle the costs of health care providers not covered by insurance and why you'll likely come out ahead if you're able to focus on your health22:09 How medicine is changing and how much it still needs to change23:45 What Stephanie is doing for women in perimenopause and menopause with her podcasts and workplace initiatives26:21 Stephanie provides the questions you can ask your doctor to empower yourselfShop for Bestselling Morphus for Menopause Supplements:Berberine https://bit.ly/3K5jO1LDIM https://bit.ly/46T2aIoFiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuWomen in the Workplace SurveysEmployed https://bit.ly/42kWLqkUnemployed https://bit.ly/3pf8WqrListen to Andrea's interview on Stephanie's Podcast EP. 095 - The 100 Ways Perimenopause Can Present With Andrea Donsky https://www.podbean.com/ep/pb-7q2ik-1499ed9Website: https://HelloHotFlash.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanielynnshaw/ Facebook: https://facebook.com/groups/hellohotflashpodcast Instagram: https://instagram.com/hellohotflashpodcast Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/hellohotflashpodcast Take the quiz to determine which hormones may be out of balance and uncover the steps you can take to repair them. Https://hellohotflash.com/hormone-quiz======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
9/20/202336 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep #79: Hormones in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Carrie Jones, ND

Dr. Carrie Jones is a naturopathic functional medicine health and hormone doctor. Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Researcher, and Menopause Educator, as well, as CoFounder of Morphus discusses how our hormones are key to understanding where we are on our perimenopause and menopause path.Morphus Supplements: https://bit.ly/3QpGyxl 0:23 Introducing Dr. Carrie Jones and how she became interested in women's hormones4:05 Where is Carrie in her perimenopause7:54 Carrie takes us through a hormone education11:02 Why do our periods sometimes come back before we have gone 365 days without one? There may be other health concerns that could gynecological like polyps or issues with our thyroid. Light spotting can be from vaginal dryness as well. Always see your healthcare practitioner in these cases.20:27 HRT and bleeding23:36 The difference between a cyst, fibroid, and polyps (PCOS)28:51 Late pregnancies and perimenopause32:12 Testing hormones including the types of tests commonly performed including the DUTCH Test. You really can't get tested for perimenopause however testing can give a picture of which hormones are going lower and how you can optimize your hormones.38:04 How the DUTCH test shows metabolites from your hormones from breaking down. Why it's important to test if you are on hormone therapy to understand how you metabolize hormones.43:55 The importance of detoxification in perimenopause and menopause and the impact of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)49:50 The beauty in this stage of our lives51:47 Discussions about HRT56:11 Final thoughtsMorphus Supplements: https://bit.ly/3QpGyxl Dutch Test Email us at [email protected]. Debbie Rice Interview: https://youtu.be/ALNViMyTlzU Oura ring: https://bit.ly/3Zgt61c DNA Test: https://thednacompany.com/morphusDNA Videos with Dr. Mansoor Mohammed:Part 1: https://youtu.be/ri9YCspuuvc Part 2: https://youtu.be/8I-u5HIpWNQ Part 3: https://youtu.be/X-XsZAx61UY Full Video https://youtu.be/X-XsZAx61UY Leah Segedie's Videos about Endocrine Disruptors:Part 1: https://youtu.be/OG_r4S8ngy8 Part 2: ======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help further perimenopause & menopause research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE Facebook group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf====== FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA:MORPHUS▸ TIKTOK | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qfANDREA DONSKY▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG DISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for your support!
9/15/202357 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ep #78: Why You Should Take Tocotrienols in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Barrie Tan

Andrea and Dr. Barrie Tan continue their conversation about tocotrienols and their benefits for overall health especially in perimenopause and menopause. You can watch their first interview here (https://youtu.be/r4sT4khechI).Dr. Barrie Tan is a Ph.D. in chemistry and biochemistry who's an expert on Tocotrienols, a potent form of Vitamin E.Buy Morphus Toco-E here: https://bit.ly/44TxFAt0:21 Introductions and a discussion of carotenes, antioxidants, and polyphenols in relationship to annatto and tocotrienols.5:45 Explanation of cells and how fat protects cells from oxidative stress or damage.8:51 The difference between tocopherol and tocotrienol and why tocotrienols are better.11:22 The different types of supplements of vitamin E that you might see at the store and what the studies in the 1990s say about cardiovascular or anti-cancer benefits of tocopherols.14:12 How Barrie persisted in his research and the many studies he has participated in on cholesterol, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, fatty liver, and inflammation. In particular, people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) had a surprising benefit and were able to lose weight in the range of 10-15 pounds in 3-12 months.20:55 Hypercholesterolemia, cholesterol, and tocotrienols and how C-reactive protein relates to changes in LDL composition.28:54 Triglycerides (hypertriglyceridemia) and Syndrome X or Metabolic Syndrome and how tocotrienls help manage triglycerides.34:44 Dosing of tocotrienols35:00 Cancer studies and tocotrienols41:19 Ongoing studies relating to obesity and overweight individuals.43:40 Chemotherapy, tamoxifen, and tocotrienols46:17 How tocotrienols can act as an insurance policy52:04 Tocotrienols for IBD and Crhons54:38 Tocotrienols and menopausal women and bone health59:09 How estrogen acts as an antioxidant and the estrogenic properties of tocotrienols.1:03:48 Brain health and tocotrienols1:07:10 Heart disease and tocotrienols1:13:35 Hair growth and tocotrienols1:15:06 Hot flashes and tocotrienolsBuy Morphus Toco-E here: https://bit.ly/44TxFAtNote: Always take tocotrienols with a meal for best absorption.Barrie Tan's First Interview with Andrea https://youtu.be/r4sT4khechIWatch this video https://youtu.be/OmY0KoFqkJ0Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
9/12/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ep #77: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Risk and Benefits with Dr. JoAnn Manson

Join Andrea and Dr. JoAnn Manson as they re-examine the results of the Women's Health Initiative Study.0:21 Andrea outlines the many accomplishments of Dr. JoAnn Manson.2:18 Andrea and Dr. Manson discuss how the WHI Study focused on post-menopausal women's health and the purpose of the three trials. Two trials focused on hormone therapy and preventing chronic diseases such as heart attacks, strokes, cognitive decline, and related outcomes not the effectiveness of hormone therapy. Another study focused on calcium and vitamin D and the relationship to reducing fractures. The third study was the low-fat diet and whether it correlated to lower breast and colorectal cancer incidences.7:47 How the results of one of the studies became the focus and controversial.13:45 Discussing how hormone therapy has evolved and changed since the study 20 years ago.18:51 Information on how the medical education system short-changes women in perimenopause and menopause.23:50 The importance of behavioral and lifestyle changes that can be made to improve long-term health outcomes that was studied in the Nurse's Health Study.26:05 Hormone therapy and the nuances of the findings of therapy in early menopause vs. studying women in their 60s, 70s, and 80s.30:14 The current thinking about the best candidates for hormone therapy.34:05 If Dr. Manson could redo the WHI study what would she do differently?39:46 Next steps women can take in finding a practitioner.JoAnn E. Manson, MD, MPH, DrPH, MACP, is a Professor of Medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health at Harvard Medical School, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). Dr. Manson is a physician epidemiologist, endocrinologist, and Principal Investigator (PI) or co-PI of several research studies, including the Women’s Health Initiative Clinical Center In Boston, the cardiovascular component of the Nurses’ Health Study, the VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL) and the COSMOS trial. Menopause.org find a clinicianMarcella's directory Www.wakeherup.coMorphus Supplements https://bit.ly/3QpGyxl Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
9/7/202344 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep #76: Confidently Navigating Menopause: Gut Health, Intuitive Eating, & Exercise Tips with Nicole Domuret

In this interview Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist, Menopause Researcher, and Educator chats with Nicole Domuret about Nicole's health challenges, intuitive eating, being gentle with ourselves in perimenopause and menopause, and how supplementing with the right supplements can make a huge difference in our wellbeing. Nicole is an international speaker, intuitive eating specialist, and fitness instructor, who helps women in perimenopause and menopausal adjust to their new lifestyle with confidence and simple daily tips.1:11 Nicole shares her story and how she found the key to her health being gut health5:29 Probiotic foods and how food and supplementation can heal your body7:21 Nicole has a setback on her road to better health9:23 Nicole asked the question "What am I depleted in?" and it was magnesium and how her exercise routine changed now that she was in menopause and how to teach other women to love their bodies through exercise in perimenopause and menopause11:35 How Nicole determined her health was being undermined by black mold poisoning15:29 The importance of gut health and liver health21:01 Why intuitive eating is important to healing and how to be kind to ourselves around food and our body29:59 Metabolism and perimenopause and menopause37:43 Gut health and the mind/body connection. Using mantras to reinforce create wellness.41:47 Nicole's Gut Protocol including garlic, kefir, and other fermented foods as a source of prebiotics48:00 Why it's so important to feed the good bacteria in our gut and how it's key to optimal health through absorption and keeping your from getting sick.53:39 Magnesium deficiency and why you need a properly formulated magnesium bisglycinateMorphus Fiberus Prebiotic Fiber Supplement https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuMorphus Magnesium Bisglycinate Supplement https://bit.ly/43Agse2Morphus Sleepus - Sleep Better Supplement https://bit.ly/3Q1SQvWMorphus Sleep Bundle https://bit.ly/3qD2RoVUnjunk Your Junk Food https://amzn.to/44mBXziFollow on TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@nicole_loves_tacosFollow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/nicoledomuret/Trebitoitc https://modere.io/LEbjfYDr. Kate Shanahan Interview https://youtu.be/7Zvku4oMBkcVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest artiJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
8/24/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ep #75: A Candid Discussion About Perimenopause and Menopause with Ann Marie McQueen

Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist and Menopause Researcher and Educator sits down with Ann Marie McQueen, from Hotflash Inc. to have an open and honest conversation about perimenopause and menopause.1:21 Ann Marie McQueen introduces herself3:55 What Anne Marie does as a journalist and why it's important for finding the truth behind studies for example the Women's Health Initiative and debunking myths around menopause8:10 Why asking questions is really important9:20 Thinking about midlife, doing the work, and learning to feel emotions16:20 What men may also be experiencing at midlife.21:06 Why Ann Marie is choosing to heal her gut and then consider hormone replacement therapy23:03 The importance of supporting liver health, digestive health, and fiber27:10 What you don't hear about from the Doctor Menopause Gurus or DMGs as Anne Marie calls them39:01 Final words from Ann Marie and AndreaHotflash Inc. https://www.hotflashinc.com/Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway https://amzn.to/45hodGXAndropause interview with Bryce https://youtu.be/xgHuBtdIvd4Fiberus https://bit.ly/3Q0wRFuDUTCH Test video https://youtu.be/ALNViMyTlzUDNA Interview https://youtu.be/X-XsZAx61UYJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
8/3/202341 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep #74: "Wake Her Up" in Perimenopause and Menopause with Marcella Hill

Marcella Hill is an entrepreneur, awakener, and author of the Amazon bestseller "Wake Her Up: If You Feel Like Something's Missing, It's You." She talks openly about taboo topics and aims to awaken women's bodies and souls. Her growing audience is part of a movement to empower women. She has been featured on Oprah Daily and Healthy Women's magazine. Marcella is a mother of four in a blended family and resides in Vineyard, Utah. Her famous quote is "If you feel like something's missing, it's YOU!" Andrea Donsky, Menopause Researcher and Educator chats with her in this interview. Some of the highlights include:0:20 Introduction with Marcella Hill and the "Waking Her Up" movement.5:53 The spiritual side of waking up11:28 The parallels between puberty and perimenopause and menopause and the beauty of women's bodies.18:06 How it feels to come into your own knowing in perimenopause and menopause.21:51 How Marcella is helping so many women navigate hormone replacement therapy with her directory.Directory www.wakeherup.coMarcella's Book https://amzn.to/3KgQPIA Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/wakeherup/?ref=share&mibextid=NSMWBTVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
7/27/202334 minutes, 44 seconds
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Ep #73: The Benefits of Black Seed Oil in Perimenopause and Menopause with Morris Zelkha

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist and Menopause Educator and Research sits down with Morris Zelkha CEO and co-founder of TriNutra. Morris possesses more than 35 years of experience in the nutraceutical industry. Morris's company TriNutra is the only patented, USP-grade, full-spectrum, cold-pressed Nigella sativa (Black Seed) oil on the market standardized to 3% thymoquinone and very low free fatty acids. You'll understand this more after you hear the interview. 1:53 Why Morris' Thymoquinone is what we picked for Morphus ThymoQuin®.3:18 Discussion around the quality of black seed oils.6:46 Why absorbability is so important.8:14 What is the difference between fatty acids and free fatty acids?11:11 The important components of black seed oil and the meaning of full-spectrum.12:38 Discussions around regulations and quality of black seed oil supplements on the market.14:50 What should you look for on a label when buying Thymoquinone supplements?17:34 The amazing benefits of Thymoquinone are supported by research. Some of the benefits include supporting healthy blood pressure, balancing blood sugar, enhancing liver health, downregulating inflammation, and supporting the immune system and healthy respiration.20:24 Why lowering markers like blood pressure and improving insulin resistance are important in perimenopause and menopause. (Editor's note: If you currently take medications for blood pressure management, please consult with your physician before taking black seed oil. It has been shown to lower blood pressure in as little as three days and you'll need to figure out with your physician dosing for blood pressure medications.)24:03 How black seed oil can benefit non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD).25:29 Warnings about who shouldn't take black seed oil as well as dosing guidelines. Black seed oil is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) up to a max of 4 softgels a day. Start with 1-2 softgels a day.28:47 How black seed oil can improve gut health.29:49 Final thoughts on quality.Buy Morphus ThymoQuin®  Link to video for podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1EvbtkMLUcJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
7/20/202333 minutes, 16 seconds
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Ep #72: Intermittent Fasting 101: What You Need to Know for Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Jason Fung

Dr. Jason Fung, an expert in intermittent fasting joins us for this interview to answer many of the questions around intermittent fasting and to counter the myths we often hear.1:11 Dr. Fung explains what intermittent fasting is and how it can be important in perimenopause and menopause.11:09 Common myth's about intermittent fasting.18:10 How hunger is just a conditioned response and how to fix it.20:51 The different types of fasts, their benefits, and how this applies in perimenopause and menopause.32:38 Women's cycles and intermittent fasting.41:01 Why calorie deficits don't work in anyone's favor.47:46 The difference between intermittent fasting and calorie restriction.49: 23 Why do we need to change our thinking about calories.55:05 Foods that we should be focusing on in perimenopause and menopause that increase satiety hormones (peptide yy).59:22 Thoughts on fruits and complex carbohydrates.1:00:02 Are there specific tests we should be asking our doctors for?1:04:18 Are there other variables that affect insulin-like thyroid health, autoimmunity, food combining and order of eating, apple cider vinegar, and fermented foods.1:06:33 Other tools and tips to blunt insulin spikes.1:08:17 The ideal way to break a fast.Dr. Fung's Books including The Obesity Code, The Complete Guide to Fasting, The Diabetes Code, and The Cancer Code are all available on Amazon https://amzn.to/3rueoqQThe Five Stages of Intermittent Fasting https://youtu.be/T7o_hF1XB84The Science of Intermittent Fasting https://youtu.be/6aiR1mFD7GwUnjunk Your Junk Food https://amzn.to/3JU7l0IEpisode #48: One Hack Proven to Lower Blood Sugar with Dr. Carol Johnston https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-48-one-hack-proven-to-lower-blood-sugar-with/id1541865659?i=1000537887707 or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8LcDXpavMUJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
7/13/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ep #71: Why You Should Test Your Iron Levels in Menopause with Dr. Christy Sutton

Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Christy Sutton, DC, to discuss the importance of iron levels to long-term health outcomes, especially in perimenopause and menopause. 1:30 Introduction and how Dr. Sutton became interested in iron6:28 How common is hemochromatosis?7:39 How do we diagnose hemochromatosis?11:45 Dr. Sutton breaks down for us what lab tests we should have done17:23 What are the symptoms we should be looking for?21:16 How women might not experience the symptoms until after they are in menopause and stopped having monthly bleeds.27:25 Optimal range discussions31:17 What to ask your doctor for and how to get treatment34:39 What are ways we can reduce our iron levels? And how they can help heal your liver, as well.51:27 Stay tuned for part 2 on methylationLinks mentioned during the interview:Ironcurse.comBook: The Iron Curse coming out Sept 28, 2023Genetic Testing: Defining Your Path to a Personalized Health Plan by Dr. Christy Sutton Dr. Thomas Perls Interview on YouTube and Podcast https://thednacompany.com/morphusGeneticDetoxification.comChristy's information Instagram @drchristysuttondrchristysutton.comJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
7/5/202353 minutes, 18 seconds
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Ep #70: The Power of Aggressive Positivity: A Conversation with Limore Zisckind

Join us for this moving and inspiring interview with Limore Ziskind, who defied the odds by triumphing over an aggressive type of breast cancer. During her treatment, she produced an album and now has a book, Aggressive Positivity, that offers hope to those in challenging circumstances.4:30 Limore's story as a singer and songwriter. She tapped into her passion to work through the fear of her diagnosis.6:37 How her songs helped her express what she needed to say.8:03 More about Limore's amazing gift10:56 The creative process Limore went through to bring her album and book to fruition. Her book outlines how she achieved the mental state of Aggressive Positivity and she explains to us how she maintained this state for herself.17:20 Limore leads us through an aggressive positivity exercise and how to maintain that state for ourselves.20:35 The changes she experienced by being forced into menopause.24:00 The difference between Aggressive Positivity and toxic positivity and how Limore experienced it during her moments of fear.29:05 She has been six years clean.30:44 Limore talks about releasing anger and how wonderful it is to let that go.33:10 The importance of having a community and a bright outlook of the future and having a plan for the worst outcomes.38:49 What do you say to your partner and family when you are faced with this type of diagnosis? Never be afraid to ask for help.41:07 What do you say to others who are going through a similar situation?43:30 The expectations we have from the stories we tell ourselves in our heads vs the reality of what we experience. And how aggressive positivity can help with procedures. Watch on YouTube https://youtu.be/GMHvqRrZKjc Limore's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/limoremusic & https://www.instagram.com/aggressivepositivityofficialHer music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/limore/191161129 Her book: https://amzn.to/3rbMG1CVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
6/28/202348 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ep #69: Calm Your Nervous System and Boost Brain Health in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Fiona Lovely

Today's interview is with Dr. Fiona Lovely, a Chiropractor who is passionate about women's health, perimenopause and menopause, and holistic health. I was a guest on her podcast as well, and I'm so excited to have her on mine. There are some fantastic nuggets around women, how our brains and pleasure experience are different than men's, and how the beliefs we are brought up with can impact our stress at this time in our lives.1:10 How Dr. Fiona Lovely got interested in women's health, perimenopause, and menopause, and why she became a chiropractor5:14 The brain and its relationship to common symptoms like brain fog, memory lapse, forgetfulness, anxiety, and lack of focus. How metabolic and hormonal changes impact brain health.9:40 The PINE System explained. (Psychology, immunology, neurology, and endocrinology.) The mind vs the brain and how a woman experiences her body based on her psychology and its effects on the different systems in a woman's body.11:48 Coming into our own in this phase of life. We stop people pleasing and we don't want to take care of everyone else anymore.18:43 How we detoured for procreation and signed up for two jobs and be great "little men."20:14 How we forgot our job is to receive.21:20 Distinctions between a woman's brain and a man's brain when it comes to pleasure.23:25 The importance of stress management and our belief system about this stage of life. How you respond to manage stress is in your control and how you can rewire your system to feel safe.31:20 Overthinking and calming the nervous system by getting into your body with movement. How we've been taught to forget to take care of ourselves by being productive and its impact on our health.38:03 Discharging trauma and the inheritanceJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
6/15/202344 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ep #68: Hot and Bothered Menopause Talk with Author Jancee Dunn

Welcome to the Menopause Reimagined podcast. I'm your host, Andrea Donsky. I'm a Nutritionist (18 years) and I'm IN menopause. I'm a Menopause Educator and Menopause Researcher.I have some exciting news to share! Our podcast we recently named one of the Top 10 most popular menopause podcasts globally by Feedspot! We are honored and appreciate all of your support.Today I'm speaking with Jancee Dunn. She's a New York Times bestselling author of nine books, including a memoir and a biography of Cindy Lauper. Her last book,  How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids was published in 12 languages. She's a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Vogue, and Health.She was a columnist at GQ and at O, the Oprah magazine. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, the author Tim Vanderbilt and their daughter, and now she's the author of Hot and Bothered, What No One Tells You About Menopause, and How to Feel Like Yourself Again.Here is a breakdown of the interview:[0:53] I introduce Jancee. [1:06] I congratulate her for writing a book on menopause. [1:36] Jancee shares her personal experience with perimenopause and how she initially mistook the symptoms for pregnancy.[5:23] Jancee talks about the lack of information and resources available on menopause and the motivation behind writing her book.[6:36] Jancee and I discuss the stigmas, taboos, and lack of conversation surrounding menopause.[7:10] Jancee mentions the factors contributing to the slow progress in addressing menopause, including racism, ageism, sexism, and lack of research funding.[8:33] We highlight the positive impact celebrities have by openly discussing menopause and the hope for younger generations to be more transparent about it.[10:26] We emphasize the importance of educating children about menopause and normalizing the conversation.Check out my last interview with Dr. Thomas Perls on Longevity. You can listen here:Ep #67: Dr. Thomas Perls Interview on Longevity Tips from Studying CentenariansBe sure to follow me on TikTok: @andreadonsky and on Instagram @wearemorphusCheck out our menoJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
5/18/202318 minutes, 31 seconds
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Ep #67: Dr. Thomas Perls on Longevity

Andrea Donsky, Menopause Researcher and Educator, interviews Dr. Thmas Perl, a longevity and gerontology doctor at Boston University.1:07 Introduction to Dr. Perls and the longevity connection to women having babies in their 40s4:00 Dr. Perls shares some of his research on centenarians. 85% of centenarians are women. He studies how they escape agin related diseases and their subjects are as old as 112.6:00 The reasons they are able to live so long in a disease-free way.10:15 Red meat and cardiovascular disease and the complexity of the relationship with iron and menopause.22:10 The symptoms of perimenopause and menopause and fatigue and other things like thyroid health to keep in mind and the tests to ask your doctor for.30:19 The importance of protein and other sources32:00 Genetics and menopause, child-bearing, and longevity44:10 Cognitive health and life expectancy and how it relates to women, longevity and dementia or Alzheimer's disease50:50 Tips for brain health 54:51 The one thing he has incorporated into his life from what he has learnedInterview with Dr. Jonny Bowden about CholesterolTest Your Genetics with the DNA CompanyGenomics: Why You Need Genetic Testing in Perimenopause and Menopause: Part 1Genomics: The Important Role Detox Genes Play For Inflammation, Menopause and Women's Health: Part 2Genomics: A Must Take DNA Test for Women in Perimenopause and Menopause: Part 3Morphus supplements for sleepThymoQuinCentenarian Studies at Boston UniversityLivingto100.comLongevity calculatorVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky |
4/28/202359 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ep #66: Histamines and Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Tania Dempsey

Dr. Tania Dempsey is our special guest for this interview. Dr. Dempsey is an expert in chronic disease, autoimmune disorders, and mast cell activation syndrome. She talks about PCOS, histamine intolerance, mast cells, and mast cell activation syndrome.1:09 Introduction to Dr. Tania Dempsey, MD1:26 Histamines-What they are? How Histamines affect perimenopause and menopause3:30 Mast cell activation and methylation metabolism of histamines and why that is important5:15 Mast cells and the link to hormones and inflammation9:18 Women are more prone to mast cell syndrome and Dr. Dempsey explains this11:14 Things to keep in mind with hormone therapy and mast cell activation12:20 Is this a new thing that could be happening or exacerbated during perimenopause and menopause?15:20 The lightbulb moment for Dr. Dempsey and mast cells17:10 The good news18:19 How diet is important to mast cell activation and inflammation, support methylation, support liver detox pathways, support the immune system19:20 Immune dysregulation in perimenopause and menopause and how this differs from auto-immune conditions23:02 How would someone know if they have mast cell syndrome?26:20 Relationship to heavy periods27:40 What is suggested for women with histamine intolerance or mast cell syndrome?30:00 Nutritional suggestions and a low histamine diet (link to her blog) and figuring out what works for you. Why you need to be aware of leftover foods and restricting foods so much that you end up with nutritional deficiencies.32:40 Supplement suggestions DAO Enzyme, Vitamin C, and Quercitin. The importance of knowing your COMT enzymes when taking Quercetin.36:26 Vitamin D is an essential hormone we don't make and key to immune function39:35 The symptoms your might be experiencing and the overlap between signs and symptoms in perimenopause and menopause 43:56 Foods that are high in histamines or foods that cause an increase a release in histamines46:50 Is there a recovery process where you are more tolerant or stabilization of mast cells?====== Watch this interview on YouTube https://youtu.be/vcs4uUl8OnY Visit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Take our Research Surveys: https://wearemorphus.com/pages/research   ======Dr. Tania's website https://www.drtaniadempsey.com/AIM Center for Personalized Medicine https://aimcenterpm.com/====== M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | ▸ Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf 🔔 S U B S C R I B E TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc 🦋 J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0
4/6/202352 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ep #65: Tocotrienols and Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Barrie Tan

In this interview, Andrea Donsky and Dr. Barrie Tan, a trailblazer and the world’s foremost expert on vitamin E, sit down to talk about all things vitamin E as they relate to perimenopause and menopause and our overall health.1:15 Why research on ingredients has been a focus for Andrea in developing products for Morphus.3:56 What is tocotrienol?11:22 Why antioxidants are so important for our health as we age.14:40 Tocotrienols and their incredible benefits for hair growth, hot flashes, and chronic conditions like high cholesterol, metabolic syndrome, fatty liver disease, and obesity.20:28 Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and tocotrienols 27:10 Fatty liver disease and tocotrienols29:10 Weight loss benefits of tocotrienols37:55 Liver detox and its importance39:09 Improving bone density with tocotrienols44:07 Inflammation markers improve with the use of tocotrienols and findings with IBS, Crohn’s, and Colitis51:19 Who should be taking tocotrienol, how much to take, and what contraindications there are55:10 Memory impairment and tocotrienols improve memoryYou can watch the video of the interview here: https://youtu.be/r4sT4khechI Andropause interview with BryceVideo: https://youtu.be/xgHuBtdIvd4Podcast: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1374700/5751559 Barrie Tan's Book: www.barrietan.com/book Buy Morphus Toco-EVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
3/31/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 28 seconds
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Ep #64: 4 Nutritional Pillars to Great Skin, Hair, Nails, and Bones in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Cate Shanahan

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for Menopause, interviews Dr. Cate Shanahan, a leading authority on nutrition and human metabolism. A board-certified Family Physician with over 20 years of clinical experience and NY Times bestselling author of The FatBurn Fix, Deep Nutrition, and Food Rules. Cate explains how the four nutritional pillars to better hair, skin, nails, and bone health in perimenopause and menopause.1:31 Delving into body fat and the links to hormonal changes in perimenopause and menopause and how that affects our face’s appearance2:48 Looking at the body as a whole and what happens when we go through menopause and why that can make our shape change. 3:15 Where are the different compartments of fat in our body?3:24 Subcutaneous fat under our skin3:45 Visceral or abdominal fat and why it is considered unhealthy4:40 The type of fat in our faces and how weight and hormones affect their balance 7:08 What can you do about it?7:13 Why you need to avoid seed oils (corn, canola, cottonseed, soy, sunflower, safflower, grape seed oil, and rice bran oil)22:14 Deep nutrition and how we should be eating a traditional diet that impacts your hair, skin, and nails32:52 The benefits of eating organ meats39:43 The importance of “fresh” foods and not overcooking foods42:03 Fermented and sprouted foods and how to incorporate them when you have histamine intolerance or SIBO44:15 How do these four pillars affect our skin47:54 How much bone broth should we consume and its impact on our bone healthLearn more about Dr. Shanahan here https://drcate.com/ Good and Bad Fats List https://drcate.com/list-of-good-fats-and-oils-versus-bad/ How to Make Bone Broth at Home https://drcate.com/how-to-make-beef-bone-broth/Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food https://amzn.to/3LJqQuN The Fatburn Fix: Boost Energy, End Hunger, and Lose Weight by Using Body Fat for Fuel https://amzn.to/3Z7qnpk Disease Prevention with the Right Foods Part 1 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-41-disease-prevention-with-the-right-foods-part/id1541865659?i=1000512771294Disease Prevention with the Right Foods Part 2 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-42-disease-prevention-with-the-right-foods-part/id1541865659?i=1000513620336 Andrea’s Book: Unjunk Your Junk Food: Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Snacks https://amzn.to/40KEpyz Visit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | in
3/22/202354 minutes, 38 seconds
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Ep #63: Vagus Nerve and Heart Rate Variability in Perimenopause and Menopause with Dr. Navaz Habib

In this interview, Andrea is joined by Dr. Navaz Habib, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Functional Medicine Practitioner, who helps his patients dig into the root causes of their health issues and specializes in the Vagus Nerve.1:03 Welcoming Dr. Navaz Habib to the show and why the Vagus nerve, sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system are important as we enter perimenopause and menopause 1:50 What is the vagus nerve?8:50 How anxious moments affect us10:20 What are the sympathetic and parasympathetic states?11:05 Ways to stimulate or engage our parasympathetic nervous system include deep breathing, humming, chanting, cold plunges, gargling, and more.32:20 What is Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and its relationship to our nervous system and resilience?39:30 The role of sleep on vagal tone and heart rate variability42:00 Inflammation and the vagus nerve43:15 Traumatic brain injuries and the relationship to the vagus nerve45:40 Vagal nerve stimulators Vagal nerve stimulation devices from GammaCore. https://www.gammacore.com/Dr. Navaz Habib’s website: http://healthupgraded.com/ Follow Dr. Habib on Instagram: @drnavazhabib https://www.instagram.com/drnavazhabib/ Dr. Habib’s book: Activate Your Vagus Nerve: Unleash Your Body's Natural Ability to Heal https://amzn.to/3ZBeOHoVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
3/3/202351 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ep #62: Lessons from Centenarians with Judy Gaman

In this interview, Andrea Donsky chats with Judy Gaman about what we can learn from centenarians and apply to our perimenopause and menopause journey.Judy is the CEO of Executive Medicine of Texas, an author, speaker, and award-winning host of the “Stay Young America Podcast”. 0:47 The story of Lucille and the book “Age to Perfection: How to Thrive to 100, Happy, Healthy, and Wise” 2:00 Lessons from centenarian Lucille Fleming2:35 The importance of friends8:00 The life of a centenarian and how important it is to have perspective11:50 Why mindset is so important and its impact on health18:55 Embracing aging and reinvention21:40 How menopause affects mindset and how we can reinvent ourselves29:50 The importance of remaining curious and embracing the human experience43:09 The effects of having our hormones out of balanceRead more about Lucille in “Love, Life, and Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian” https://amzn.to/3IrWJXe Learn more about Judy GamanVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopauseAre you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
1/23/202346 minutes, 1 second
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Ep #61: Sexual Health in Menopause with Dr. Laurie Betito

Andrea sits down with Dr. Laurie Betito, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Sexual Wellness. She has been practicing Psychotherapy for over 30 years and is a two-time TED Talk speaker. They talk all about sexual health in perimenopause and menopause.00:57 Introduction to Laurie03:15 What motivated her to write a book about sex for people over 5004:50 Why our libido could be tanking in perimenopause and menopause and how to reframe this06:09 How desire and motivation can be looked at from a woman's perspective07:40 Ways to increase desire10:18 Sex toys to consider11:47 The is no shame, and how to overcome it if it exists12:05 Dealing with vaginal dryness and atrophy15:15 The health benefits of sex18:12 Love vs. being in love20:02 Eating to increase arousal21:08 How our minds control desire22:25 DHEA has helped Andrea. How other hormones affect our desire.24:52 What can couples do to work on their relationship28:15 Last suggestions for sexual connectionLaurie's Book: The Sex Bible for People Over 50 Amazon.com  Amazon.ca Dr. Laurie's websitePodcast "Passion with Dr. Laurie" Lara Briden's InterviewVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause?Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc======🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0======// S O C I A LM O R P H U S ↙️▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
10/31/202231 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ep #60: An Open and Honest Conversation About Menopause with Tamsen Fadal

Andrea is joined by Tamsen Fadal, an American journalist and news anchor at WPIX in New York City. Tamsen hosts the podcast Coming Up Next and is working on a documentary on menopause, "It's Not Me, It's Menopause."00:45 Introduction and how Tamsen is using her voice to change the stigma around menopause05:50 We talk about almost everything these days, but perimenopause and menopause are still treated as taboo, and the other emotions associated with this time in our lives06:05 The shame and fear of aging opposed to the wisdom gained at this age08:37 Focusing on what you want to do next in your life and taking inventory of self10:00 How do you find menopause has changed you for the better?11:25 How Tamsen sees herself helping other women and how storytelling resonates with usTamsen's PodcastComing Up Next with Tamsen Fadal: Midlife, Menopause, and Finding MeaningFollow Tamsen on TikTokVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
10/31/202216 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ep #59: Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for You with Dr. Lara Briden

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews  @Dr. Lara Briden - The Period Revolutionary,  a Naturopathic doctor, women's health activist, and bestselling author. In this video, Andrea and Lara discuss the different types of hormone therapy, the pros and cons, and how hormone therapy has changed since the 90s for women in perimenopause and menopause. 00:00 Introduction to Lara Briden3:15 What surprised Lara when she began in her twenties4:56 One piece of advice for anyone who is not in perimenopause or menopause yet7:05 The 90’s and Premarin16:47 Oral dosage recommendation for progesterone20:15 Oral versus topical progesterone23:40 Andrea’s experience with topical progesterone26:05 Who should take BHRT- bioidentical hormone replacement therapy24:50 Hormone therapy and longevity35:56 Our normal menstrual cycle before menopause and in menopause43:25 Hormonal IUD43:59 Heavy bleeding, what women can do47:17 Endometrial Ablation47:51 Why is bioidentical/body-identical hormone replacement therapy often dismissed  by the mainstream medical community52:26 Lara’s thoughts on testosterone53:40 Lara’s book and how to follow her. To follow Lara Briden, visit https://www.larabriden.com/Visit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0 ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
10/13/202255 minutes
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Ep #58: The Truth About Cholesterol in Perimenopause and Menopause

In this interview, Andrea talks to Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of over 15 health books, including "The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded" and "Living Low Carb." Jonny Bowden has a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist. Here are some of the topics they cover.00:50 Introduction01:20 Cholesterol 101-how it was measured with HDL and LDL measurements and why it's important to use new testing NMR Particle Test07:10 Lipoproteins, their relationship to cholesterol and plaque in the arteries09:08 The many types of cholesterol outnumber the two commonly talked about and measured, HDL and LDL10:45 How to advocate for yourself and what to ask for to test your cholesterol12:20 The main predictor of heart disease14:25 How little conventional doctors know about nutrition and prevention 16:20 Why cholesterol matters in menopause, especially when LDL rises, and its relationship to estrogen26:00 Triglycerides to HDL ratios and their importance in predicting heart disease29:10 Insulin resistance and root causes of chronic conditions31:26 Insulin resistance is treatable and reversible with diet, exercise, and lifestyle32:56 Is eating fat making us fat?35:00 The most important nutrition advice everyone needs to follow38:27 Supplements you can benefit from-Vitamin D3 + K2, Magnesium, Fish Oil, Multivitamin, and Multi-mineral with selenium and zinc, probiotics, and tocotrienols.Also recommended by Jonny during the podcast:The Cancer Code by Dr. Jason FongWhy We Get Sick by Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D.Jonny's Free Course-The Five Day Challenge-Intermittent FastingEpisode #40: The Best and Worst Oils for Your Health with Dr. Jonny BowdenVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/3NwqWDc ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU  ▸ email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for you
9/27/202245 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode #57: A Nutritionist & Journalist's Perspective on Perimenopause & Menopause

Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist (16+ years), Menopause Educator and Menopause Researcher interviews Ann Marie McQueen, an Award-Winning Journalist and Author of the newsletter HotFlash Inc. where she talks about the latest menopause and perimenopause research.01:06 Rebranding menopause as a natural transition instead of a disease03:15 The positives of menopause04:30 How your thoughts can change your experience of perimenopause and menopause 06:24 The diseases of aging and how they are connected, and how we can distinguish them from each other 08:10 Discussion around our differences of opinion and the media12:30 Andrea and Ann Marie's journey to being ready to try hormone therapy and how we need to do the best for ourselves17:20 Frustrations with integrative medicine and the lag with mainstream medicine 18:56 Where to start with hormone therapy and things to keep in mind 24:30 Nutrition, exercise, lifestyle, supplements, and mind-body-spirit35:50 The renewal of menopause47:17 Final wordsDr. Debbie Rice on The Dutch Hormone Test: A Crucial Test in Menopause Subscribe to Ann Marie's PodcastVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause & menopause.Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E:  https://www.youtube.com/wearemorphus     ====== 🦋 J O I N our email list: https://wearemorphus.com/subscribe  ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ Instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ Facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ▸ Twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ Email | [email protected]  A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ TikTok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK ▸ Instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG  ▸ Facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT  ▸ Twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9  ▸ LinkedIn | https://bit.ly/2Teraph  DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support.
9/14/202247 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode #56: Reducing Inflammation with Dr. Isaac Eliaz

On this episode of the Menopause Reimagined Podcast, Andrea Donsky, Nutritionist (16+ years), Menopause Educator and Menopause Researcher speaks with Dr. Isaac Eliaz, a Physician, Researcher, and Best-Selling Author. His in-depth training in Western medicine and research, Traditional Asian medicine, and complementary healing modalities has earned him recognition as a leader in integrative wellness and medicine. On this episode you'll learn how inflammation affects your overall health, especially during perimenopause and menopause, and how a simple solution can help reduce the inflammation in your body.Interested in trying PectaSol? Dr. Eliaz has offered our listeners a discount. Buy it here & get a 15% discount. Use code: TRY15ECO.Here are some of the highlights of the show:00:58 The research Dr. Eliaz has focused on throughout his career and how he integrates different modalities of medicine02:17 The power of citrus fruit and citrus pectin03:15 The Survival Paradox and its connection with inflammation and fibrosis05:30 The definitions of inflammation and fibrosis08:40 Explanation of Galectin-3, organ dysfunction, and how it works synergistically with other treatments12:27 How Galectin-3 changes as we age and why supplementing is important14:30 Inflammation in perimenopause and menopause15:05 Memory, neuroinflammation and Galectin-317:28 Other research in cancer, kidney disease, sepsis, and removal of pesticides19:00 More discussion on pesticides22:10 Detoxification in perimenopause and menopause25:15 Reactive vs responsive transformation of health26:20 Blood sugar effects, insulin resistance,  diabetes, and kidney disease relationship with Galectin-330:15 Testing for Galectin-3 levels and autoimmune conditions32:40 PectaSol formulas and how it can help. The differences between active phase and maintenance phase40:40 Does PectaSol count towards fiber in our diet?41:30 The properties of pectin42:30 Summarizing of how we can affect the quality and quantity of our life44:15 Mind-body connection and it's importance to feeling wellLinks:Buy PectaSol & get a 15% discount. Use code: TRY15ECO. The Survival Paradox: Reversing the Hidden Cause of Aging and Chronic Disease by Dr. Isaac Eliaz: https://amzn.to/3wykJB8Dr. Eliaz's products are available here. ======  🦋 J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/3Cyjaqy ====== DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.DISCLAIMER: This video contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
8/24/202250 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode #55: Bio-Identical Hormones (BHRT) & Menopause with Dr. Chris Shade

Andrea Donsky is a Nutritionist IN menopause (16+ years), menopause educator, menopause researcher, and co-Founder of www.wearemorphus.com. In this episode, Andrea talks to Dr. Chris Shade, the CEO of Quicksilver Scientific, about bio-identical hormones, including estradiol, estriol, progesterone, testosterone, and DHEA.Chris has generously given us a special code to use when buying products from his website:  https://bit.ly/3RKEwFn. Use code: menopause10 to get 10% off your order.Important Moments: 00:55 - How do I get Bio-Identical Hormones02:56 - What is DHEA, and why do I need it?16:51 - DIM and hormone metabolism17:46 - Reasons to use adaptogenic herbs18:30 - Testosterone and women in perimenopause and menopause19:14 - The importance of testing and retesting20:09 - Estradiol and topicals23:42 - Pelvic floor health31:51 - Estrogen-dependent cancers and HRT or BHRT32: 28 - Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) vs. Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)35:52 - Research to support the use of BHRT37:20 - Progesterone and why I need it?44:49 - Nano and what it means for hormonal delivery systemsChris has generously given us a special code to use when buying products from his website.Use code: menopause10 to get 10% off your order.Visit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Follow Andrea on TikTok @andreadonsky, on Instagram @andreadonsky + @wearemorphus.com. Join our PRIVATE Facebook group.DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. 
8/3/202249 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode #54: Energy Healing with Wendie Coulter in Perimenopause and Menopause

In this podcast, Andrea interviews Wendie Coulter, a certified medical intuitive, master certified wellness coach, and Founder and CEO of the Practical Path. She helps others tune into their medical intuition. Wendi is also published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and is the author of the groundbreaking book Essentials of Medical Intuition: A Visionary Path to Wellness.She talks about the biofield or chakras/auras we all have and their ability to store information about our health. This reflection of our energy can help us release the root causes of our health issues.She teaches other health and wellness professionals, medical intuition and she teaches public workshops for us to gain a better understanding of our own health.  You can tap into feeling intuition, knowing intuition, hearing intuition, and mind's eye visualization. She also teaches you how to practice good intuition hygiene to ground yourself so you aren't overwhelmed by others' feelings.Working with our past trauma, anxiety, and mood swings in perimenopause and menopause can help us create a mind-body connection and have a conversation with our body about what we are going through. Medical Intuitives, don't diagnose medical conditions and you should see your medical professional with the information you learn from medical intuitive.You can learn more about Wendie and her programs here.======Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://wearemorphus.com/fbgroup▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph
6/16/202222 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode #53: Reclaim Your Sleep During Perimenopause & Menopause with Andrea Donsky

Andrea is joined by Lisa Davis, her part-time co-host on Health Power Podcast,  to help YOU reclaim your sleep during perimenopause and menopause.  She also talks about her upcoming The Menopause Shift Summit: Discover The Secrets to Feeling Great, Taking Control, and Thriving Through Menopause.Did you know that you will feel symptoms of menopause before you stop your menstrual period?Did you know that your symptoms - like hot flashes - aren’t, in fact, random?Did you know that menopause is a PROCESS, not a one-time hormonal event…one that can take years of symptoms, struggles, and stress over what’s happening to your body?Menopause mostly deserves the bad reputation it has. But it doesn’t HAVE to be that way.The first step is understanding what’s happening to your body - and then you can discover how your symptoms and the changes you’re experiencing can be managed.So you can keep living withOUT suffering!That’s why I asked my friend Ann Marie McQueen to join me in hosting the B-I-G-G-E-S-T event focused solely on menopause.It’s called:The Menopause Shift Summit: Discover The Secrets to Feeling Great, Taking Control, and Thriving Through MenopauseJune 21st - 23rd, 2022The best part? You’re invited - and we have a complimentary ticket for you!All you have to do is head to https://wearemorphus.com/summit and register for your no-charge seat.You’ll have access to over FORTY experts, from different disciplines…and they’re all talking about how you can feel better and take back control of what’s happening in your body right now.A small sample of what you’ll discover:The Simple Eating Plan To Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Lower Your Blood GlucoseDon’t Despair: There Are Answers For Your New Sexual Health NeedsThe Salt Fix: Why The Low-Salt Recommendation is a MythAvoid Menopause?! Slow Down Aging with the Kaufman ProtocolBioidentical to Body Identical: HRT 2.0Use Food to Crush Sugar Cravings Now & Powerfully Heal Your BodyWhy You Should STOP Blaming Aging for Your Slowing MetabolismThe 3 Types of Toxins To Avoid in Perimenopause and BeyondThe Invisible Factor Making Perimenopause WorseYour Buff Muff: Expert Advice for Vaginal Health in MenopauseHow to Survive Menopause AND Keep Your JobPee In Your Pants? Fix Bladder Problems With Your Sex Life…and this is just the beginning!
6/15/202216 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode #52: Menopause Support with Andrea Donsky

UPDATED: If you are listening to this after June 23rd,  2022 please go to www.wearemorphus.com for more resources.Andrea is joined by Lisa Davis, her co-host on Health Power Podcast,  to offer you menopause support and to talk about her upcoming The Menopause Shift Summit: Discover The Secrets to Feeling Great, Taking Control, and Thriving Through Menopause.Did you know that you will feel symptoms of menopause before you stop your menstrual period?Did you know that your symptoms - like hot flashes - aren’t, in fact, random?Did you know that menopause is a PROCESS, not a one-time hormonal event…one that can take years of symptoms, struggles, and stress over what’s happening to your body?Menopause mostly deserves the bad reputation it has. But it doesn’t HAVE to be that way.The first step is understanding what’s happening to your body - and then you can discover how your symptoms and the changes you’re experiencing can be managed.So you can keep living withOUT suffering!That’s why I asked my friend Ann Marie McQueen to join me in hosting the B-I-G-G-E-S-T event focused solely on menopause.It’s called:The Menopause Shift Summit: Discover The Secrets to Feeling Great, Taking Control, and Thriving Through MenopauseJune 21st - 23rd, 2022The best part? You’re invited - and we have a complimentary ticket for you!All you have to do is head to https://wearemorphus.com/summit and register for your no-charge seat.You’ll have access to over FORTY experts, from different disciplines…and they’re all talking about how you can feel better and take back control of what’s happening in your body right now.A small sample of what you’ll discover:The Simple Eating Plan To Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Lower Your Blood GlucoseDon’t Despair: There Are Answers For Your New Sexual Health NeedsThe Salt Fix: Why The Low-Salt Recommendation is a MythAvoid Menopause?! Slow Down Aging with the Kaufman ProtocolBioidentical to Body Identical: HRT 2.0Use Food to Crush Sugar Cravings Now & Powerfully Heal Your BodyWhy You Should STOP Blaming Aging for Your Slowing MetabolismThe 3 Types of Toxins To Avoid in Perimenopause and BeyondThe Invisible Factor Making Perimenopause WorseYour Buff Muff: Expert Advice for Vaginal Health in MenopauseHow to Survive Menopause AND Keep Your JobPee In Your Pants? Fix Bladder Problems With Your Sex Life…and this is just the beginning!
6/14/202228 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode #51: Functional Medicine Can Help with Menopausal Symptoms

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Jerry Bailey a Functional Medicine Doctor, Chiropractor, and Acupuncturist who specializes in men’s and women’s health and menopause. Dr. Bailey shares how functional medicine using both eastern and western methods (including pharmaceuticals) can look at the whole body and help resolve many health issues including menopausal symptoms. To learn more about Dr. Jerry Bailey: https://lakesideholistic.com/dr-jerry-bailey  https://www.drjerrybailey.com/00:00 Introduction and Dr. Jerry Bailey’s background2:12 What is functional medicine4:09 Normal range vs optimal range6:08 Dutch Test7:47 Metabolites, genetics, HRT, BHRT, and low estrogen11:44 Work with Dr. Bailey12:19 Recommendations for methylation to convert to the "4"13:50 What is methylation16:46 The connection between methylation, diet, and lifestyle22:00 Male menopause- andropause23:25 Symptoms of male menopause26:17 Testing for male menopause28:10 Prostate cancer30:48 How to treat leaky gut33:59 Signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalances and digestive issues35:33 Stress response and cortisol levels38:58 what we can do for stress and to regulate cortisol levels41:48 Melatonin44:21 Final advice46:16 Stool test======Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://wearemorphus.com/fbgroup▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph
2/21/202248 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode #50: The Dutch Hormone Test: A Crucial Test in Menopause

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for Menopause, interviews Debbie Rice a Naturopathic doctor and the Assistant Medical Director of the Dutch Hormone Test.Debbie explains what the Dutch Hormone Test is, what it can reveal about your hormones, and how it can help women in menopause.  Interested in getting a Dutch Test? Email us at [email protected]:00 Introduction and what is the Dutch Hormone Test2:27 The difference between other tests and the Dutch Hormone Test7:07 What are metabolites8:40 Can the dutch test help us know if we are in perimenopause and menopause12:37 When should we get the Dutch Hormone Test. 14:51 Cortisol, what is it and how does it relate to perimenopause and menopause18:16 Sleep and cortisol levels, what can we do20:31 The role of melatonin in menopause 22:47 Estrogen and what happens to our hormones as we head towards the path of menopause28:10 Metabolites E2, E4, E16 and why they’re important 32:20 Can we guide our metabolites from the 4-OH to the 2-OH34:24 Why liver support is crucial35:03 Final thoughts about the Dutch Hormone Test38:32 Can you change the results of your dutch test with food and supplementationAre you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph
1/19/202241 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode #49: Yes, You Can Lose Weight in Menopause with Dr. Sara Gottfried

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, sits down with Dr. Sara Gottfried, MD, where they discuss her new book: Women, Food, and Hormones: A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again. She shares her own weight gain experience and how she discovered the correlation in women between diet, hormones, and losing weight especially in perimenopause and menopause. 00:00 Introduction3:02 The right carbs5:09 Trying new foods6:13 Fruit, friend or foe9:04 The importance of balancing blood sugar11:57 Weight gain and belly fat16:15 Calorie restriction failure18:10 The first 4 weeks20:47 Detoxification and genetics24:15 The health benefits of keto28:52 Exercise31:23 How to increase hormones34:48 Vegans and vegetarians35:55 Test women should consider in peri/menopause40:43 Final thoughtsAre you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲 Book: Women, Food, and Hormones: A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again By Sara Gottfried, MD: https://amzn.to/3bnQu4Z🇺🇲 Keto -Mojo: https://bit.ly/3m9XAx0🇺🇲 Ketone Breath Analyzer: https://amzn.to/3GubfdBVisit wearemorphus.com to learn more about the signs and symptoms you may be experiencing, and read our latest articles on perimenopause and menopause.Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphu
10/29/202142 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode #48: One Hack Proven to Lower Blood Sugar with Dr. Carol Johnston

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Carol Johnston, a professor, and researcher, exploring diet strategies through human clinical trials. Carol shares her discoveries regarding diets and blood sugar and the one food everyone has in their house that has been proven to lower blood sugar.Link to research: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1785201/?report=printable00:00 Introduction2:35 The science behind the clinical trials4:30 Who funds the trial5:31 The food she discovered that lowers blood sugar8:30 Type 3 diabetes and inflammation9:22 Diets that are better for blood glucose regulation12:28 how this one food helps regulate blood sugar13:43 Which diet is the right diet20:24 Spiking blood sugar23:26 Monitoring blood sugar and Carol’s recommendations33:28 Carbs, glucose and vinegar37:20 Can you have too much38:43 when and how much40:51 Decreasing A1C43:06 Which one is the best46:30 Recap of recommendations48:18 Final tipsAre you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
10/4/202150 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode #47: The Benefits of Phytoestrogens in Menopause

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Jennifer Harrington, N.D. They discuss phytoestrogens and menopause, how they can help women in menopause, not all phytoestrogens are equal and the best food sources for phytoestrogens. Jennifer’s website: https://www.menopausenaturalsolutions.com/ Jennifer’s podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/menopause-natural-solutions/id146602030200:00 Introduction1:05 What is a phytoestrogen2:30 Is there a downside with phytoestrogens3:50 Examples of phytoestrogen foods4:50 What are lignans5:52 Research on ground flax seeds6:25 More is not always better, here’s why7:08 Other food sources of phytoestrogens8:52 Soy, the good and the bad12:49 More phytoestrogen foods14:11 Why do phytoestrogens fail16:58 Additional food options18:46 What is insulin resistance20:34 Fruit and insulin resistance22:22 Final thoughts and tipsAre you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
9/23/202124 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode #46: How To Manage Your Menopause with Integrative Medicine OBGYN Dr. LaKeischa McMillan

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. LaKeischa McMillan an Integrative Gynecologist and Female Hormone Expert. Dr. LaKeischa shares how integrative medicine is the right approach to helping women in menopause when it comes to balancing hormones and relieving symptoms. She also shares her opinion on hormone replacement therapy (HRT)and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and the right tools for perimenopause and menopause. 0:00 Introduction00:50 Dr. LaKeischa's story5:26 What is integrative medicine7:22 How Dr. LaKeischa can work with people8:41 Questions to ask your healthcare provider13:19 The most important laboratory work women should be given in perimenopause or menopause16:30 How much training does a doctor receive regarding perimenopause and menopause21:40 The Women's Health Initiative study23:32 Understanding synthetic hormones26:13  Dr. LaKeischa's thoughts on genetics and HRT and BHRT28:50 Dr. LaKeischa's opinion on how long women should be on HRT or BHRT30:45 Ingredients and supplements that mimic estrogen in the body34:02 Understanding estrogen, progesterone, uterine cancer, and supplements37:00 Tools for menopause39:43 Alternating nostril breathing42:31 Ways to bring down cortisol45:48 Final ThoughtsTo watch our interview about mediation, mindfulness, and conscious living, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtXZlTn_khU&t=14sTo learn more about Dr. LaKeischa McMillan and how to work with her:https://www.instagram.com/drlakeischamd/https://www.housecallwithdrmac.com/blog/Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲 The Other PMS By Dr. LaKeischa McMillan: https://amzn.to/3wAPClS🇨🇦The Other PMS By Dr. LaKeischa McMillan: https://amzn.to/3vxRGey======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This interview contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Morphus will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
6/12/202149 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode #45: Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) & Menopause: What You Need to Know

In this episode, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for Menopause, interviews Dr. Blanca Lizaola-Mayo a board-certified Internal Medicine physician and fellow at the Mayo Clinic. They discuss non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, what it is, how to prevent fatty liver, and why women in perimenopause and menopause are at an increased risk.00:00 Introduction00:30 What is a fatty liver00:57 Why is it called non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD)2:15 How would you know if you had a fatty liver3:29 Why are women in menopause more prone to fatty liver6:07 What are the causes of fatty liver and what can you do to prevent fatty liver9:22 Weight and NAFLD10:50 Fatty liver and liver enzymes11:40 Other diets like the keto diet and paleo diet and the liver12:30 Blood sugar and the liver14:25 Weight gain, good fat, bad fat, and fatty liver16:10 Advice for slightly elevated liver enzymes19:49 Research regarding weight and fatty liver21:44 Detoxing the liver22:53 Dr. Blanca’s experiences with her patients24:10 The difficult job of the liver organ24:53 The liver and regeneration26:20 Dr. Blanca’s last thoughts27:55 Hydration and the liver===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲 Keto-Mojo products: https://bit.ly/3m9XAx0 ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This interview contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
5/13/202130 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode #43: Hysterectomies: Facts, Tips and Menopause

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Teresa Irwin, M.D. and Board Certified Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon (FPMRS) AKA, the Vaginacologist. DR. Irwin shares everything you need to know about hysterectomies with and without ovary removal, how to prepare for one, and how what to expect after. To follow Dr. Teresa Irwin:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thevaginacologist/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr.teresa.irwin?lang=enFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeresaIrwinMD0:00 Introduction 00:31 What is a hysterectomy and what are the different types1:29 Partial or full hysterectomies and why4:20 If the ovaries are removed, what are the drawbacks6:05 Hyst, the word connection6:58 Reason people want a hysterectomy8:06 Other side effects from a hysterectomy13:05 Having children and hysterectomies14:07 Fallopian tubes and hysterectomies15:30 Ovary removal17:25 Tips to prepare for a hysterectomy24:22 Tips when your ovaries will be removed29:50 HRT and BHRT and ovary removal35:09 Uti’s and hysterectomies38:17 Bladder infections and perimenopause and menopause39:00 Dr. Irwin’s final tips===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦 Utiva UTI Supplement: http://bit.ly/38K1toN🇺🇲The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline By Dale Bredesen: https://amzn.to/30J6TLL🇨🇦The End of Alzheimer's: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline By Dale Bredesen: https://amzn.to/3rHbGcP======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This interview contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
3/26/202141 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode #42: Disease Prevention with the Right Foods - Part 2 with Dr. Cate Shanahan

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Cate Shanahan, a leading authority on nutrition and human metabolism. A board-certified Family Physician with over 20 years of clinical experience, and NY Times bestselling author of The FatBurn Fix, Deep Nutrition and Food Rules. Cate continues the conversation and explains how food affects blood sugar, the sugar fix we can and should remove from our diet, how the fruit dilemma is fruit a problem when it comes to blood sugar, and which are the good and bad oils we need to be aware of and why. Watch "Part 1" here: https://youtu.be/HshqoTgQ4bM. Or listen to our previous episode #40.T I M E S T A M P S:00:00 Insulin resistance and blood sugar6:13 Keto diet and the paleo diet - what Cate think's about them8:12 Food Intolerances, can they be eliminated?10:30 How to eliminate sugar cravings 16:22 Cate thoughts on alternative sugars like stevia, monk fruit, and erythritol18:40 Artificial chemical sweeteners22:32 Should we eat fruit? 28:24 What are the good oils and what are the bad oils 33:30 Peanut oil40:05 Cate’s final thoughts ===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲The FatBurn Fix By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/3kKllfW🇺🇲 Deep Nutrition By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/2MrdeZ1🇨🇦The FatBurn Fix By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/3kPoCuc🇨🇦Deep Nutrition By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/3st8uBr======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
3/19/202142 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode #41: Disease Prevention with the Right Foods - Part 1 with Dr. Cate Shanahan

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for Menopause, interviews Dr. Cate Shanahan, a leading authority on nutrition and human metabolism. A board-certified Family Physician with over 20 years of clinical experience and NY Times bestselling author of The FatBurn Fix, Deep Nutrition, and Food Rules. Cate explains how our diet tells our genes what to do, how this is the key to preventing many diseases, and the connection between seed oils and inflammation. 00:00 Introduction and about Cate5:05 The human diet11:50 Eliminate disease with food17:00 Seed oils and inflammation23:47 How long does it take to see improvement after eliminating seed oils===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲The FatBurn Fix By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/3kKllfW🇺🇲 Deep Nutrition By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/2MrdeZ1🇨🇦The FatBurn Fix By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/3kPoCuc🇨🇦Deep Nutrition By Catherine Shanahan M.D.: https://amzn.to/3st8uBr======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission, so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
3/12/202128 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode #40: The Best and Worst Oils for Your Health with Dr. Jonny Bowden

In this inteview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Jonny Bowden, The Nutrition Myth Buster, and author of 15 books including, "The Great Cholesterol Myth: Revised and Expanded." Jonny Bowden is also a personal trainer, has a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition, and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist. Jonny helps us discover the healthiest cooking oils by busting myths around many cooking oils people use including coconut oil, soybean oil, red palm oil, and many others. Missed past episodes? Watch these:Part 1: High Blood Sugar: The Silent Contributor to Weight Gain, Heart Disease and Alzheimer's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_ITUA5JpzQ&t=1636sPart 2: The Truth Behind Cholesterol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_Wa8e8Qz80Time Stamps:00:00 Introduction0:33 Is coconut oil good or bad for our health9:11 Monounsaturated vs polyunsaturated fats12:36 Is corn oil good or bad for our health15:10 Butter vs margarine, which one is heart-healthy18:45 Soybean oil - is it good or bad for our health20:51 What does pro-inflammatory mean when it comes to our health23:50 Red palm oil- is it good or bad for our health and the environment28:18 Menopause and heart disease32:00 How much fat should we eat===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲 Red Palm Oil: https://amzn.to/3ubA5J3🇨🇦 Organic Cold-Pressed Canola Oil: https://amzn.to/3ueLQi2🇨🇦 Red Palm Oil: https://amzn.to/3bhZNTA======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This interview contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
3/5/202136 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode #39: Bladder and Incontinence Issues in Menopause

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Teresa Irwin, M.D. and Board Certified Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgeon (FPMRS) AKA, The Vaginacologist. Dr. Irwin shares her experience and tips on why women experience bladder and vagina issues as we age and in menopause, how to strengthen our bladder, how to prevent UTI’s, signs of prolapse, and the different types of vagina surgeries that can help women. 0:00 Introduction 00:26 How Dr. Teresa Irwin helps women2:21 Why do women experience vaginal/bladder issues4:20 Tips for women in perimenopause and menopause8:23 The #1 complaint she hears from women9:35 Tips to strengthen our bladder at home15:49 How can we prevent UTIs (urinary tract infections)17:09 Cranberries and UTIs19:03 Probiotics20:23 Ejaculation and UTIs21:09 What are the signs of a possible prolapse23:41 Should we take collagen?24:45 What type of reconstructive surgeries does Dr. Teresa Irwin perform30:45 Should we get a vaginal ultrasound every year31:37 Final thoughts===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦  Utiva UTI Supplement: http://bit.ly/38K1toN======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This video contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
2/26/202134 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode #38: How to Flip Negative Thoughts Into Positive Ones

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for Menopause, interviews Siu- Lan Choy Certified Acupuncturist and Holistic Practitioner. Siu-Lan shares easy tips and techniques to bring the power of positivity into our everyday lives.Positive Phrases:I am enoughI am worthyI love myselfIt might be unbelievable for most but it’s absolutely believable for meI am gratefulI am loveI am lovedI am successful I am authentic===== 00:00 Introduction3:32 The 4 step negative neutralizer11:16 What is EFT (emotional freedom technique) and how it can help15:52 How to speak to ourselves and others22:15 Manifesting for the future27:17 Visualization29:04 Final thoughts===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦 BrainTap: https://bit.ly/3fy3ZAa======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This video contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
2/19/202134 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode #37: Her Story: What You Need to Know Before and After a Hysterectomy

In this episode, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for Menopause, interviews her friend Lisa. Lisa shares her personal hysterectomy surgery and recovery journey, both physically and emotionally. Her recommendations regarding what to ask your doctor before your hysterectomy and the symptoms she is experiencing now, over one year later. 0:00 Introduction 00:40 What led to Lisa’s hysterectomy3:28 Lisa’s age and health status 4:22 Lisa’s perimenopause journey5:43 Lisa’s pre-surgery recommendations7:54 Her traumatic experience after surgery12:00 Do all women experience these symptoms 13:46 The recovery process17:53 Symptoms Lisa’s experienced after her surgery20:21 The emotional component with her hysterectomy22:45 How could it have been done differently and questions to ask your doctor28:24 Symptoms she has experienced over the last year since her hysterectomy33:02 Lisa’s final tips===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦 Bed Jet cooling and warming sleep system: https://bit.ly/2J98uFu======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This video contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out videos like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
2/12/202135 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode #36: Part 2: The Truth Behind Cholesterol

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of many health books including, "The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded." Jonny Bowden is also a personal trainer, has a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition, and is a Certified Nutrition specialist. He explains what cholesterol is and shares an important long-standing myth regarding cholesterol, what we need to know when speaking to our doctor, the misconceptions regarding saturated fat, and the only oils we should be using.Website: https://jonnybowden.com/Part 1: https://youtu.be/I_ITUA5JpzQ0:00 Introduction and about this interview00:47 The cholesterol myth3:45 What does cholesterol do in our body6:15 How did the cholesterol myth begin14:43 What tests should we ask our doctor for18:34 Heart disease and menopause or andropause (male menopause)20:23 Saturated fat, heart disease, and oils25:52 The misconception about coconut oil32:35 The misconception about palm oil39:16 The reset we all need- get rid of old school thinking===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️ S H O P🇺🇲 The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded By Jonny Bowden: https://amzn.to/39cRpDU🇺🇲 The Cancer Code By Dr. Jason Fung: https://amzn.to/38r1A8q🇨🇦 The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded By Jonny Bowden: https://amzn.to/3bkppRc🇨🇦 The Cancer Code By Dr. Jason Fung: https://amzn.to/2LzmWrv======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This interview contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
2/5/202143 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode #35: Part 1: High Blood Sugar: The Silent Contributor to Weight Gain, Heart Disease and Alzheimer's

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Jonny Bowden, author of many health books including, "The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded." Jonny Bowden is also a personal trainer, has a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition, and is a Certified Nutrition specialist. He reveals how insulin resistance contributes to weight gain, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s as well as kidney, liver, and lung disease - and discussed their increased risk as we enter into menopause and andropause. He also shares how we can test for insulin resistance, and the diet we should be following to prevent, decrease or reverse insulin resistance (high blood sugar levels or high glucose levels).Website: https://jonnybowden.com/0:00 Introduction00:44 Jonny Bowden’s revised and expanded book, "The Great Cholesterol Myth"3:08 What is Insulin resistance and how does it relate to diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and many other diseases.7:13 Insulin resistance and a healthy metabolism12:41 Menopause/andropause and insulin resistance14:45 Type 3 diabetes and how it relates to Alzheimer’s19:16 Insulin resistance and cancer20:04 Causes of insulin resistance22:37 The diet we should follow to prevent, decrease or reverse insulin resistance31:28 A test you can do at home to see if you are insulin resistant ===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded By Jonny Bowden: https://amzn.to/39cRpDU🇺🇲The Cancer Code By Dr. Jason Fung: https://amzn.to/38r1A8q🇨🇦The Great Cholesterol Myth, Revised and Expanded By Jonny Bowden: https://amzn.to/3bkppRc🇨🇦The Cancer Code By Dr. Jason Fung: https://amzn.to/2LzmWrv======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
1/29/202135 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode #34: The Amazing Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Steven Masley, author of the Mediterranean Method book, a physician, nutritionist, trained chef, and the creator of the #1 health program for Public Television, 30 Days to a Younger Heart. He explains why the Mediterranean diet is the easiest diet to follow and stick with, the health benefits that include diabetes, brain health, and heart health. He also shares his book, The Mediterranean Method which includes 60 Mediterranean diet recipes.Website: https://drmasley.com/===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲The Mediterranean Method Cook Book By Dr. Steven Masley: https://amzn.to/2Js7o86🇨🇦The Mediterranean Method Cook Book By Dr. Steven Masley: https://amzn.to/3aqPspl======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcats like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
1/22/20213 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode #33: How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep in Menopause

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Steven Masley, a physician, nutritionist, trained chef, author, and the creator of the #1 health program for Public Television, 30 Days to a Younger Heart. They discuss the negative health effects when we lack sleep which includes weight gain, memory loss, and heart disease, what to avoid to get a better night’s sleep and supplements, tips and tricks to help improve our sleep, especially in menopause.Website: https://drmasley.com/Balancing Your Blood sugar in Menopause: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-OZ5iOnobg&t=393s0:00 Introduction00:57 The importance of sleep1:53 Glymphatics3:18 As women in perimenopause and menopause, how can we get a better’s night sleep starting with what we should avoid7:47 Melatonin and how it affects sleep9:38 Eating before bed11:56 Supplements and lifestyle tips that help you sleep21:40 Long term sleep issues and sleeping pills24:12 Stress management and effects25:57 Tryptophan and 5htp- can it help you sleep26:14 Other things that can help women in perimenopause and menopause improve their sleep30:00 Darkness and sleep31:32 How napping affects sleep32:18 Shift workers and sleep36:00 Cortisol and blood sugar in relation to sleep37:52 Sleep apnea39:29 Monitoring our sleep with apps and other technology42:38 The Mediterranean diet- ranked #1===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲Valerian: https://amzn.to/2WvpbhM🇺🇲Valerian Tea: https://amzn.to/3p63Kjv🇺🇲 Magnesium: https://amzn.to/3fZfFKN🇺🇲 Magnesium and Melatonin: https://amzn.to/3aqpaSd🇺🇲 5 Hydroxytryptophan: https://amzn.to/3g61Uva🇺🇲 Ashwaghanda https://amzn.to/37hY1PX 🇺🇲 The Mediterranean Method Cook Book By Dr. Steven Masley: https://amzn.to/2LP1EWW🇺🇲🇨🇦 Manta Sleep Mask: https://bit.ly/35Ui7AB🇨🇦 Valerian: https://amzn.to/3mBLgFH🇨🇦 Valerian Tea: https://amzn.to/3rbpWL2🇨🇦 Magnesium: https://amzn.to/2DI9Y7j🇨🇦 Magnesium and melatonin: https://amzn.to/2Y3zURH🇨🇦 5 Hydroxytryptophan: https://amzn.to/2Zv2Q6L🇨🇦 Ashwagandha https://amzn.to/2MOAM6s🇨🇦 The Mediterranean Method Cook Book By Dr. Steven Masley: https://amzn.to/3aqPspl======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
1/15/202146 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode #32: Your Body on Intermittent Fasting

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews  @Dr. Mindy Pelz,  best-selling author, educator, speaker, podcast host, chiropractor, health coach, and the founder of The Reset Academy. They dive deep into how, when, and why intermittent fasting works. Dr. Pelz also shares the many health benefits of intermittent fasting, especially in menopause.  Website: https://drmindypelz.com/YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4cNjUPc2gQKucX3hLUayYQFacebook private group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/resetters0:00 Introduction00:42 About Dr. Mindy Pelz3:55 Definition of intermittent fasting6:25 The right amount of time to intermittent fast to get results8:16 Autophagy- what is it?9:51 How to go from 13-14 hours intermittent fasting to 17-18 hours 11:25 Research on metabolic switching12:30 What does Mindy do 14:20 What does nonfasting mean16:11 What is an intermittent fasting lifestyle18:04 Genetics and intermittent fasting20:28 What we can and can’t consume when doing intermittent fasting23:13 Ketones, ketosis, and intermittent fasting24:46 What home devices can we use for measurements27:09 Blood sugar regulation29:26 How important is hydration during intermittent fasting31:27 What type of water should we drink33:25 Menopause and intermittent fasting36:52 Sleep and intermittent fasting37:40 Who shouldn’t do intermittent fasting39:11 What is the dutch test, and what are other tests we should consider approaching our 40’s42:03 Mindy’s final thoughts43:34 Programs and groups offered by Dr. Mindy Pelz44:41 What does metabolically fit mean===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦 The DNA Company, genetic testing: https://bit.ly/3fwjt83🇺🇲🇨🇦 To order a dutch hormone test, email us at [email protected].🇺🇲 Keto-Mojo products: https://bit.ly/3m9XAx0. 🇺🇲 The Menopause Reset By Dr. Mindy Pelz: https://amzn.to/343x5TG🇺🇲 The Reset Factor By Dr. Mindy Pelz: https://amzn.to/3qPB1kw🇺🇲 The Reset Kitchen by Dr. Mindy Pelz: https://amzn.to/3nnVOd7🇺🇲 The Every Other Day Diet book By Krista Varady: https://amzn.to/3qMURwV🇨🇦 The MenJoin our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf======🦋JOIN our email list: https://bit.ly/3DJFkH0✅ Help with our research: https://bit.ly/45eTlrr ====== SOCIALMORPHUS▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/3RZt4qf▸ email | [email protected] ANDREA DONSKY▸ tiktok | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2VMgiDK▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphDISCLAIMER: This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. This podcast contains affiliate links, (if you click on any of the product links,) Morphus will receive a small commission. Thank you so much for yo...
1/8/202146 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode #31: Improving Menopause Symptoms

In this interview, Andrea Donsky, co-founder of Morphus for menopause, interviews Dr. Michelle Gordon, a board-certified general surgeon, fitness enthusiast, healthy food advocate, and the founder of the podcast the menopause movement on how to improve menopause symptoms. Dr. Michelle Gordon shares what she discovered after experiencing menopause symptoms herself. Dr. Gordon explains the direct correlation between nutrition, the right kind of foods, exercise, and menopause. She also talks about her Meno System program that helps women in menopause. Website: https://www.drmichellegordon.com/00:00 Introduction to Dr.Michelle Gordon00:18 About Dr. Michelle Gordon3:39 Dr. Michelle Gordon’s perspective on menopause4:22 How much time is spent learning about menopause in medical school in the US5:49 The reluctance to speak openly about menopause7:35 Nutrition and menopause10:07 Dr.Michelle Gordon's Meno System program12:28 The changes women experience in menopause14:35 Dr.Michelle Gordon's favorite foods to support menopause16:11 Exercise and Menopause18:48 Foods that have a negative impact on our body and brain especially in menopause22:39 Blood sugar regulation24:46 Each one of us is unique28:35 Tips on resetting your mood30:25 Nourishing our adrenals33:04 Final thoughts===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦  Somnifix- mouth tape for a better night sleep: https://bit.ly/3m1Tjw4🇺🇲 Deep Nutrition Book: https://amzn.to/2Iegoxa🇺🇲 The Fatburn Fix: https://amzn.to/39Cbq8E🇨🇦 Deep Nutrition book: https://amzn.to/3mE8ewY🇨🇦 The Fatburn Fix: https://amzn.to/3omsTG6======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!#morphus #menopause #menopausesymptoms
12/17/202035 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode #30: Unlock the Power of Balancing Your Blood Sugar in Menopause

In this episode, Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Steven Masley, a physician, nutritionist, trained chef, author, and the creator of the #1 health program for Public Television, 30 Days to a Younger Heart. He shares how high blood sugar is the #1 cause of weight gain, dementia and diabetes, insulin resistance, and the negative effects and specifically what diet and foods we should and should not eat to help balance our blood sugar.  A1C Blood Test - measures your average blood sugar levels 00:23 About Dr. Steven Masley1:15 Why it’s important to balance your blood sugar in perimenopause and menopause?2:00 Type 3 diabetes3:30 Insulin resistance and the negative effects4:53 Can you have both type 2 and type 3 diabetes?5:40 How do we know if our blood sugar is not balanced?7:09 Heart Disease and blood sugar7:40 What you can do to help balance your blood sugar9:57 How does Exercise control blood sugar?11:01 Other reasons why when we are in perimenopause and menopause our body can’t handle sugar?13:19 is a paleo or keto diet good options to help balance blood sugar?15:36 Do legumes (peas, beans, lentils) help balance blood sugar?17:29 Soy and blood sugar20:23 Blood sugar and white potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, and corn23:52 The right oil24:30 Intermittent fasting and its effect on blood sugar27:07 What is the right way to intermittent fast?30:55 How to know if what we’re doing is working?31:57 Dr. Masley’s final thoughts===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️S H O P🇺🇲 Dr. Steven Masely Cookbooks and Books: https://amzn.to/2UKBeXp🇺🇲Magnesium: https://amzn.to/33cWzy2🇺🇲Omega-3: https://amzn.to/3fh166O🇺🇲Zinc: https://amzn.to/2LIUAb2🇺🇲B Complex: https://amzn.to/36aLcX8🇨🇦Dr. Steven Masely Cookbooks and Books:https://amzn.to/3kJ715K🇨🇦 Magnesium: https://amzn.to/30Z0c8b🇨🇦Omega-3: https://amzn.to/38XRTPv🇨🇦Zinc: https://amzn.to/3dYf37M🇨🇦B Complex: https://amzn.to/34kyAxQ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
12/10/202033 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode #29: Why Detoxification is The Key to Menopause Relief

In this episode, Andrea Donsky interviews Debi Haryett, a Nutritionist and Menopause Expert. They discuss the enormous impact detoxication can have when it comes to our overall health, alleviating menopause symptoms, and estrogen. Debi also explains what our detoxification organs are, and simple ways including food and supplements to detox our bodies.00:43 Why it’s important to detox our body in perimenopause and menopause & the benefits9:56 Detoxing doesn’t stop at menopause12:45 Our detoxification organs 16:39 Simple ways to detox22:34 Supplements to help detoxify our body===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🛍️ S H O P🇺🇲Magnesium: https://amzn.to/33cWzy2🇺🇲 Burdock Root: https://amzn.to/2UmOmBU🇺🇲Milk Thistle: https://amzn.to/2IABh5u🇺🇲 Dandelion Root: https://amzn.to/3eVvYcO🇺🇲 Organic India Tulsi (Holy Basil): https://amzn.to/2AqVgQ6 🇺🇲 Organic India Tulsi Tea (Holy Basil): https://amzn.to/3h97aPc 🇺🇲 Organic India Ashwaghanda: https://amzn.to/37hY1PX 🇺🇲 Organic India Shatavari: https://amzn.to/2YkyzoV 🇺🇺🇲 Astragulus: https://amzn.to/37gz3R1 🇺🇲 Rhodiola: https://amzn.to/2MM5ehB 🇨🇦 Magnesium: https://amzn.to/30Z0c8b🇨🇦 Burdock Root: https://amzn.to/3nr4tL5🇨🇦 Milk Thistle: https://amzn.to/3lpGrQd🇨🇦 Dandelion Root:  https://amzn.to/2UmN7CM🇨🇦 Organic India Tulsi Tea (Holy Basil): https://amzn.to/2An1vEJ🇨🇦 Ashwagandha: https://amzn.to/2MOAM6s🇨🇦 Astragulus: https://amzn.to/3cV3Gwh 🇨🇦 Rhodiola: https://amzn.to/2MJWdFZ 🇨🇦 Shilajit: https://amzn.to/30vMA5W======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋 J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
12/3/202031 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode #28: Symptoms of Male Menopause - They're Real!

In this podcast, Andrea Donsky interviews Bryce Wylde, a leading functional-medicine expert, where they discuss andropause or male menopause. They delve into common symptoms of male menopause-like erectile dysfunction, weight gain, depression, and low testosterone.00:48 Male menopause1:20 The difference between men and women and menopause2:18 Male Menopause symptoms3:20 Hormones and genetics for men and women6:09 What symptoms women should look out for when it comes to the men in their life===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/26/20208 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode #27: Meditation, Mindfulness and Conscious Living

Andrea Donsky interviews Lisa Borden and David Newton from The Akira Concept. They discuss conscious living, understanding what mindfulness means and how it benefits our overall health and wellness. They delve into meditation, the difficulty many people face when trying to meditate, and the Akira Concept of unmediation, adding movement to mediation. Finally, they share how integrating both can help people achieve wellness intelligence.The Akira Concept: https://theakiraconcept.com/The Akira State Workbook: https://theakiraconcept.com/akira-state-workbook/1:00 What is The Akira Concept1:55 What is wellness intelligence2:58 Understanding mindfulness and its impact on our life6:17 How to apply mindfulness to our daily life8:08 Meditation vs unmeditation11:54 Tips to improve our mood, relax and minimize anxiety in perimenopause and menopause15:52 Examples of mindfulness and changing bad habits18:45 About David Newton and his background20:33 How David has impacted Lisa Borden’s life25:20 A workbook to guide you towards achieving wellness intelligence. ===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/22/202027 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode #26: How to Care For Your Skin in Menopause

Andrea Donsky interviews Jennifer Harrington, N.D. They discuss the many skin issues women experience in perimenopause and menopause including acne, chin hairs, dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles.  Jennifer shares the right way to care for your skin topically and internally with supplements and food. Jennifer’s website: https://www.menopausenaturalsolutions.com/Jennifer’s podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/menopause-natural-solutions/id146602030200:20 Meet Jennifer Harrington2:19 Skin issues menopausal women experience7:30 The importance of collagen8:44 Skin regime for acne sufferers10:29 Jennifer's nightly skin routine10:56 Foods that help support healthy skin11:10 Supplements for skin health13:42 Sea buckthorn oil14:19 Topical estrogen alternatives15:48 Your skin and the connection to your elimination channels 17:37 Fiber, an important key to skin health===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲From Invisible To Invincible: The Natural Menopause Revolution: https://amzn.to/2FTISuN🇺🇲Omega-3: https://amzn.to/2X4fkzR🇺🇲Zinc: https://amzn.to/2LIUAb2🇺🇲Collagen: https://amzn.to/2DIekvb🇺🇲Sea Buckthorn: https://amzn.to/31yYcoe🇺🇲Bone Broth: https://amzn.to/2HwdHpI 🇨🇦From Invisible To Invincible: The Natural Menopause Revolution: https://amzn.to/31AspTY🇨🇦 Omega-3: https://amzn.to/3hSR0cx🇨🇦Zinc: https://amzn.to/3dYf37M
11/21/202020 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode #25: Menopause and a Healthy Heart

Andrea Donsky interviews @Julie Daniluk , Holistic Nutritionist, Award-Winning Author, TV Host and Food and Lifestyle Expert. Julie shares her personal heart health scare, her new book, Healing the Hormonal Heart and the importance of a healthy heart in menopause. She also shares the right foods, supplements, lifestyle and mental health tips to keep your heart healthy.Why You Need Genetic Testing in Perimenopause and Menopause: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri9YCspuuvcJulie Daniluk's Website: https://www.juliedaniluk.com/Healing The Hormonal Heart Book: https://www.juliedaniluk.com/heart-health-ebook-ftk1:04 Julie's personal heart scare5:24 Genetics, HRT and bio-identical hormones7:31 Why do women take HRT or bio-identical hormones9:24 Understanding the role of our adrenals12:35 The importance of embracing physical fitness16:08 Heart healthy foods and supplements22:32 Hot flashes and food27:30 Heart variability, mediation and breathing29:19 The right breathing technique30:48 Magnesium and heart hearth33:47 Emotional trauma and heart health38:07 Menopause and the ability to experience amazing transformations37:18 Julie's menopausal experience and symptoms===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲B6: https://amzn.to/3g7mRpx🇺🇲B Complex: https://amzn.to/36aLcX8🇺🇲Magnesium: https://amzn.to/33cWzy2🇺🇲Omega-3: https://amzn.to/2X4fkzR🇺🇲Organic India Tulsi (Holy Basil): https://amzn.to/2AqVgQ6 🇺🇲Organic India Tulsi Tea (Holy Basil): https://amzn.to/3h97aPc 🇺🇲Organic India Ashwaghanda: https://amzn.to/37hY1PX 🇺🇲Organic India Shatavari: https://amzn.to/2YkyzoV 🇺🇺🇲 Astragulus: https://amzn.to/37gz3R1 🇺🇲Rhodiola : https://amzn.to/2MM5ehB 🇺🇲Hemp Hearts:  https://amzn.to/3kf86m8🇺🇲Ubiquinol (CoQ10): https://amzn.to/2FvvxZo🇨🇦B6: https://amzn.to/2LDJsfD🇨🇦B Complex: https://amzn.to/2ZpSsNc🇨🇦 Magnesium: https://amzn.to/30Z0c8b🇨🇦 Omega-3: https://amzn.to/3hSR0cx🇨🇦Organic India Tulsi Tea (Holy Basil): https://amzn.to/2An1vEJ🇨🇦Ashwagandha: https://amzn.to/2MOAM6s🇨🇦Astragulus: https://amzn.to/3cV3Gwh 🇨🇦Rhodiola: https://amzn.to/2MJWdFZ 🇨🇦 Shilajit: https://amzn.to/30vMA5W🇨🇦Hemp Hearts: https://amzn.to/350qHw5🇨🇦Ubiquinol (CoQ10): https://amzn.to/2H91szv======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/20/202042 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode #24: Part 3: Hormone Disrupting Chemicals to Avoid For Women's Health in Menopause

Andrea Donsky interviews Leah Segedie, founder of Mamavation about women's health. They discuss how certain chemicals can disrupt female hormones and mimic estrogen in our body, and the increased concern in perimenopause and menopause when it comes to breast cancer. Leah shares how not all salmon is equal and what to look for when buying farmed salmon vs wild salmon.  Visit Mamavation to read all of her investigations: https://www.mamavation.com/For Mamavations salmon investigation, read here: https://www.mamavation.com/food/best-salmon-smoked-frozen-canned.html00:36 What you need to know about farmed salmon and wild salmon7:47 Salmon and Japan’s water- is it safe?===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our Wearemorphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/19/202011 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode #23: Part 2: Hormone Disrupting Chemicals to Avoid in Menopause

Andrea Donsky interviews Leah Segedie, founder of Mamavation. They discuss how certain chemicals can disrupt our female hormones and mimic estrogen in our body and the increased concern in perimenopause and menopause when it comes to breast cancer. Leah shares which specific chemicals to watch out for, the items in our homes where they can be found and easy solutions. Watch part ONE here: https://bit.ly/2F0lag8Read why you should never wear your shoes in your house: https://naturallysavvy.com/live/you-absolutely-need-to-stop-wearing-shoes-in-your-house/Visit Mamavation to read all of her investigations: https://www.mamavation.com/To learn more about Intellipure air purifier, read here: https://bit.ly/30obB2300:48 The danger lurking in fire retardants according to science3:43 Tips on how to limit fire retardants and your exposure7:17 The first thing you or guests need to do before coming into your house8:44 Thermal receipts, what you could be exposed to every time you touch one12:51 The simple swap for food containers13:41 As the sayings goes” nothing beats a home cooked meal “16:09 Don’t miss part 3===== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our We are Morphus PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🛍️S H O P 🇨🇦 🇺🇲  Intellipure: https://www.intellipure.com/?ref=36. Use the code “MAMAVATION” at checkout to save 15%.====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/18/202017 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode #22: Part 1: Hormone Disrupting Chemicals to Avoid in Menopause

Andrea Donsky interviews Leah Segedie, founder of Mamavation. They discuss how certain chemicals can disrupt our female hormones and mimic estrogen in our body, and the increased concern in menopause when it comes to breast cancer. Leah shares which specific chemicals to watch out for, and the items in our homes where they can be found.Watch Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/WN99e-FffZcVisit Mamavation to read all of her investigations: https://www.mamavation.com/00:47 The chemicals we are exposed to as females1:45 Pesticides6:35 Why we need to eat more organic food7:36 Pesticides found in our body8:11 The 4 times in a female’s life you need to be careful and why9:45 Xenoestrogens and why they are bad11:00 The danger hidden in coffee13:52 Personal care products and what to watch out for16:53 What you need to know about black plastic====== Are you in perimenopause or menopause? Join our PRIVATE group here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🛍️S H O P 🇨🇦 Chemex coffee maker: https://amzn.to/33VHDTT🇺🇲 Chemex coffee maker: https://amzn.to/2FO2SPF====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/17/202021 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode #21: Genomics: A Must Take DNA Test for Women in Perimenopause and Menopause: Part 3

PART 3: Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Monsoor Mohammed, PH. D., a leading and innovative provider of comprehensive Lifestyle and Medical Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Dr. Mohammed shares the difference between The DNA Company’s test and other DNA tests available in the market, how to take the test and the detailed report and consultation you receive once your results are ready. ====== 🛍️S H O P 🇨🇦🇺🇲 DNA test/ https://www.mydnacompany.com/pages/naturally-savvy====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/16/202025 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode #20: Genomics: The Important Role Detox Genes Play For Inflammation, Menopause and Women's Health

PART 2: Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Monsoor Mohammed, PH. D., a leading and innovative provider of comprehensive Lifestyle and Medical Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Dr. Mohammed shares how genes express themselves differently in each individual, and the important role your detox genes play when it comes to hormones, inflammation, and women's health. 1:45 Detox, weight gain, and inflammation9:16 The goal of intelligent genomics14:04 Detox genes and metabolizing estrogen====== 🛍️S H O P 🇨🇦🇺🇲 DNA test/ https://www.mydnacompany.com/pages/naturally-savvy====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected] women's health
11/15/202019 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode #19: Genomics: Why You Need Genetic Testing in Perimenopause and Menopause: Part 1

PART 1: Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Monsoor Mohammed, PH. D., a leading and innovative provider of comprehensive Lifestyle and Medical Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Dr. Mohammed shares how genes express themselves differently in each individual, and discusses how our hormones and genetics play a role in perimenopause and menopause. He also discusses the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) when it comes to genetics, and the importance genetics play when it comes to detoxing our liver.00:22 About Dr. Monsoor Mohammed01:45 Our unique genetics3:08 How genes express express themselves4:32 Why kale juice may not be as healthy as we think (for certain people)10:36 Estrogen and genes11:12 Hormones and genetics14:39 What happens when we are in perimenopause and menopause with our hormones and genes16:18 Hormone replacement therapies (HRT and BHRT) and genetics29:23 The importance of your liver and genetics====== 🛍️S H O P 🇨🇦🇺🇲 DNA test:/ https://www.mydnacompany.com/pages/naturally-savvy====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/14/202041 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode #18: Perimenopause, Menopause, Mood and Hormones

Andrea Donsky shares a candid conversation with Dr. Rachel Schwartzman N.D. about perimenopause, menopause, mood, and anger.  They discuss how hormone fluctuations affect our mood leading to anxiety, stress, depression, and anger. Dr. Schwartzman also shares things you can do and supplements you can take, which can help support our body and therefore help reduce anxiety, stress, and depression and improve our mood. Connect with Dr. Rachel Schwartzman N.D. on Instagram: @rachels_nd1:00 Why are we so moody in perimenopause and menopause2:17 Is there a connection between estrogen and our mood3:45 Hormone fluctuations in perimenopause and menopause5:43 Anger and perimenopause and menopause6:50 Castor oil and liver support8:24 Other liver support options10:41 Personalized liver support12:08 Organs and body systems that play a role in our mood13:23 Things we can do every day to help improve our mood15:34 The importance of magnesium17:08 What body meridians and how does it affect our mood19:14 Menopause and joy20:23 Adrenals and perimenopause and menopause21:45 Adrenal support options25:38 Sadness and depression====== 🛍️S H O P 🇺🇲Magnesium: https://amzn.to/3fZfFKN🇺🇲Magnesium and Melatonin: https://amzn.to/3aqpaSd🇺🇲Organic India Tulsi (Holy Basil) https://amzn.to/2AqVgQ6 🇺🇲Organic India Tulsi Tea (Holy Basil) https://amzn.to/3h97aPc 🇺🇲Organic India Ashwagandha https://amzn.to/37hY1PX 🇺🇲Organic India Shatavari https://amzn.to/2YkyzoV 🇺🇲Astragulus - https://amzn.to/37gz3R1 🇺🇲Rhodiola - https://amzn.to/2MM5ehB 🇺🇲 Shilajit- https://amzn.to/37gSrxe🇺🇲Turmeric https://amzn.to/3kT5qeN🇺🇲Turmeric spice: https://amzn.to/3iWtr2Q🇺🇲B Complex: https://amzn.to/3l38OUq🇨🇦Magnesium: https://amzn.to/2DI9Y7j🇨🇦Magnesium and Melatonin: https://amzn.to/2Y3zURH🇨🇦Organic India Tulsi Tea (Holy Basil) https://amzn.to/2An1vEJ🇨🇦Ashwagandha https://amzn.to/2MOAM6s🇨🇦Astragulus - https://amzn.to/3cV3Gwh 🇨🇦Rhodiola - https://amzn.to/2MJWdFZ 🇨🇦Shilajit- https://amzn.to/30vMA5W🇨🇦Dr. D’s Turmeric https://amzn.to/3erMyQH🇨🇦Turmeric spice: https://amzn.to/2YlR3WL🇨🇦B Complex: https://amzn.to/34kyAxQ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN |
11/13/202031 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode #17: The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting in Perimenopause and Menopause

Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Jemecia Braxton, a family nurse practitioner.  They discuss what is intermittent fasting and the amazing health benefits intermittent fasting offers women in perimenopause and menopause including balancing hormones, decrease in insulin resistance, increase in BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) helping protect against Alzheimer's, longevity, and our personal favorite weight loss. They also share the many ways to include intermittent fasting in your daily routine as well as how to begin.Read here for optimal vitamin D levels: https://bit.ly/3fUcUdPTo connect with Dr. Jemecia Braxton:YouTube: https://bit.ly/3ao6imZInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/doctorjemecia/Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrJemecia00:38 What is a family nurse practitioner?1:17 What is intermittent fasting and what are the benefits in perimenopause and menopause1:53 What are other health benefits3:20 How does an increase in BDNF levels help our brain5:26 Intermittent fasting and balancing blood sugar6:25 Ways to get started8:25 What you can and can't drink during the fasting period9:25 Fasting is not for everyone, who shouldn't fast9:50 Can intermittent fasting have any negative effects on organs11:20 The research on intermittent fasting13:53 Belly fat and chronic disease14:54 Jemecia and Andrea's must-have supplements17:04 Jemecia's story20:29 Recommended tests for womenWant to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms’ women experience. Click here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🛍️S H O P Jemecia and Andrea’s “ MUST HAVE” list of supplements🇺🇲Vitamin C: https://amzn.to/3aRnqA1🇺🇲Vitamin D-3: https://amzn.to/2SrLXFA🇺🇲Zinc: https://amzn.to/2LIUAb2🇺🇲Magnesium: https://amzn.to/3fZfFKN🇺🇲Magnesium and Melatonin: https://amzn.to/3aqpaSd🇺🇲Collagen: https://amzn.to/2DIekvb🇺🇲Krill Fish Oil: https://amzn.to/31JO2k0🇨🇦Vitamin C: https://amzn.to/35n2cc2🇨🇦Vitamin D: https://amzn.to/2SqnLU0🇨🇦Zinc: https://amzn.to/3dYf37M🇨🇦Magnesium: https://amzn.to/2DI9Y7j🇨🇦Magnesium and Melatonin: https://amzn.to/2Y3zURH🇨🇦Collagen: https://amzn.to/33VEBR4🇨🇦Krill Fish Oil: https://amzn.to/3auwAEc====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/12/202022 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode #16: What is a Jade Roller Facial Massage and How to Use it

Andrea Donsky interviews Jennifer Uy, the founder of Happy Natural Products to answer these jade roller questions: what is a jade roller, how do you use it, what are the benefits and what should we look for when buying a good quality jade roller. Listen to this podcast and discover a new anti-aging beauty tool must have!Happy Natural Products: https://happynaturalproducts.com/Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms’ women experience. Click here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf 00:34 What is a jade roller1:26 What is it used for and what are the benefits2:29 How to use it6:50 How to reduce wrinkles7:13 How long and when should we use it8:52 How much do they cost9:20 What should we look for when it comes to quality12:34 What are the benefits of genuine stone14:23 How to clean your jade roller15:50 Listen to Jennifer's beautiful voice====== 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦Happy facial roller: https://bit.ly/2EnF1W3 - use discount code NSHP10 to receive 10% off====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/11/202018 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode #15: The Gut Brain Connection in Menopause

Andrea Donsky interviews Dr. Uma Naidoo, a Harvard trained Psychiatrist, Professional Chef, and a trained Nutrition Specialist whose niche is Nutritional Psychiatry. They discuss how the gut and brain are connected. Uma shares the right foods to feed our gut and how the wrong foods can cause inflammation and therefore we can experience both mental and physical symptoms like anxiety, depression, and fatigue especially in perimenopause and menopause. They also discuss the relationship between the microbiome and weight loss.Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience? join us here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf ====== 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲This is Your Brain on Food By Uma Naidoo: https://amzn.to/3f89uDN🇺🇲Turmeric: https://amzn.to/2DjQPb7🇺🇲Vitamin C: https://amzn.to/3aRnqA1🇺🇲Vitamin D-3: https://amzn.to/2SrLXFA🇺🇲Magnesium: https://amzn.to/33cWzy2🇺🇲Omega-3: https://amzn.to/2X4fkzR🇺🇲Xylitol: https://amzn.to/2BKHHvO🇺🇲Monk fruit: https://amzn.to/30c5WMS🇨🇦 This is Your Brain on Food By Uma Naidoo: https://amzn.to/39BGDqx🇨🇦 Turmeric: https://amzn.to/3fb7QlG🇨🇦 Vitamin C: https://amzn.to/35n2cc2🇨🇦 Vitamin D: https://amzn.to/2SqnLU0🇨🇦 Magnesium: https://amzn.to/30Z0c8b🇨🇦 Omega-3: https://amzn.to/3hSR0cx🇨🇦 Xylitol: https://amzn.to/2X7MGOG🇨🇦 Monk fruit: https://amzn.to/2DebixW====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋 J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected] podcast contains affiliate links. This will not increase your price for the products, but rather help us fund this channel. Thank you for your support!
11/10/202037 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode #14: The Gut Health and Weight Gain Connection in Menopause

Andrea Donsky, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Lifestyle Expert, interviews Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Digestive Health Expert Bonnie Wisener. They discuss the connection between our gut, weight gain, and the “muffin top” many of us experience in perimenopause and menopause. Bonnie shares the research on how stress and hormones affect our gut, tips on what you should be doing every day to help lose weight, and how other menopause symptoms are also linked to gut health. WATCH: The Surprising Hydrating Snacks that can Contribute to Your 8 Glasses a Day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HayzEFwvN-k&t=135sWant to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience? Join here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf Connect with Bonnie Wisener:Website: https://bonniewisener.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shiftnutritionandwellness/Facebook Private Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shiftintohealthyhabits/Instagram: @shiftnutritionandwellness1:00 Gut health and your microbiome2:20 Reasons for gut issues in perimenopause and menopause3:37 Tips to help tackle the “muffin top”6:19 Detoxifying your liver9:35 The importance of fiber12:06 The gut health and menopause connection14:00 The #1 thing you should be doing every day18:27 Probiotics, probiotic-rich foods, and bacteria in your gut23:27 Stress27:23 I can’t take the weight off no matter what I do!29:42 Perimenopause/menopause and acne, headaches, muscle, and joint aches. ====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w ▸ email | [email protected] N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/9/202032 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode #13: Women Getting Candid About The Struggles Of Menopause

Andrea Donsky sits down with her partner Randy Boyer and two other women, Marci Warhaft—a Body Image Expert—and Bonnie Wisener—a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, where they talk openly and candidly about each of their personal perimenopause and menopause views, symptoms, and struggles when it comes to women's health.  Connect with other women in perimenopause and/or menopause in our private community: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf.NOTE: This panel was recorded prior to COVID-19.====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]
11/8/202042 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode #12: The Health Benefits of Turmeric and Menopause

Wondering how turmeric can help you in perimenopause and menopause? Andrea Donsky interviews Fabio Di Stefano, maker of Dr. D’s Turmeric. With over 10 years of research, he explains how turmeric and curcumin helps our body with inflammation. He shares the research on the benefits of turmeric for our liver, brain, and menopausal symptoms as well and Parkinson’s. We also learn how to take it, how much to take, and how often. https://drdsturmeric.com/ for research on turmericWant to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry, and learn about menopause and beyond. 00:42 Why should we take turmeric?1:12 Why does inflammation play a crucial role in our health?2:00 How do you know if you have inflammation?3:15 How does turmeric work?4:21 Eating turmeric versus a turmeric supplement6:30 Curcumin and other ingredients in turmeric8:42 Brain health and turmeric9:37 Is turmeric and phytoestrogen?10:07 Research on turmeric and menopause11:04 How much turmeric should we take for a healthy liver? 12:31 Dr. D’s capsule size and recommended dose13:37 How long does it take for the body to see a difference?14:05 How does turmeric protect our brain?15:43 Studies on Parkinson and turmeric17:17 Are there possible negative interactions between turmeric and medications?19:19 Final thoughts on turmeric and perimenopause and menopause21:09 Why did Fabio create Dr. D’s?====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲Turmeric https://amzn.to/3kT5qeN🇨🇦Dr. D’s Turmeric https://amzn.to/3erMyQH====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
11/7/202024 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode #11: Andropause or Male Menopause: Symptoms and Solutions with Bryce Wylde

In this interview, Andrea Donsky interviews Bryce Wylde, a leading Functional Medicine Expert, where they discuss andropause, also known as male menopause. They delve deep into common symptoms of male menopause-like erectile dysfunction, weight gain, depression, and low testosterone. Bryce also shares tests that can be done to evaluate hormone levels, nutrient and mineral deficiencies, and lifestyle factors that can play a role in male menopause symptoms and supplements that all men should consider taking every day. For a complete list of all the tests mentioned in the interview, click here: https://bit.ly/3dbJ0jZTo get your DNA / Genetics tested, click here: https://bit.ly/3ftrucw====== Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here: https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry, and learn about menopause and beyond. ====== ⏱️T I M E  S T A M P S:00:48 Male menopause1:20 The difference between men and women and menopause2:18 Male Menopause symptoms3:20 Hormones and genetics for men and women6:09 What symptoms women should look out for when it comes to the men in their life8:15 The rights tests and what it can reveal15:00 The connection between testosterone, prostate cancer, and genetics18:03 Lifestyle choices that can affect overall health and menopause19:15 Supplements men should consider adding to their daily regimen21:10 Exercise, sleep and how they affect hormones23:02 Ashwagandha safety24:09 Men and mood swings28:10 The most important first step men (and women) should do30:55 The DNA Company genetic test and Dutch test31:55 Hair loss and a recommended product that really works====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ====== 🛍️S H O P🇺🇲🇨🇦 The DNA Company Genetic Testing https://bit.ly/3ftrucw🇺🇲 The Omnivore's Dilemma By Michael Pollan https://amzn.to/2YMKeNt🇺🇲Organic India - Ashwagandha https://amzn.to/37hY1PX🇺🇲Rhodiola  https://amzn.to/2MM5ehB🇺🇲Tribulus  https://amzn.to/2N6hWYR🇺🇲 New Nordic Hair Gro  https://amzn.to/2Y6hwYy🇺🇲Horny Goat weed  https://amzn.to/2UQYBiC🇨🇦 The Omnivore's Dilemma By Michael Pollan https://amzn.to/3ftjIPG🇨🇦 Ashwagandha https://amzn.to/2MOAM6s🇨🇦Rhodiola  https://amzn.to/2MJWdFZ🇨🇦Tribulus  https://amzn.to/2N6hWYR🇨🇦New Nordic Hair Gro  https://amzn.to/2YUTeAj🇨🇦Horny Goat Weed  https://amzn.to/2N2CelX====== // S O C I A L M O R P H U S ↙️ ▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU ▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM ▸ twitter | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w A N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG ▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT ▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9 ▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2Teraph N A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD ▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY ▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi ▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh ▸ email | [email protected]: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much
11/6/202035 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode #9: Menopause and Body Changes: Overcoming the Fear of Weight Gain

Marci Warhaft, a Body Image Expert shares her visceral fears of the array of possible menopause symptoms most especially weight gain. She also shares her go-to methods to fight those fears. This is an important discussion for women's health and mental well-being. #morphus #menopause #ownyourage*Recorded before Covid-19Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here:https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry, and learn about menopause and beyond. // TIMESTAMPS2:03 Menopause symptoms - the fear is real2:37 Marci's personal story4:35  How the media influences how we feel about ourselves6:17 How to handle your body changes in perimenopause and menopause7:42 Marci's expert advice8:32  Starting fresh10:08 The challenge with self-love and women12:45 Tips on how to conquer your  body image fears15:45 Our mental image of ourselves - could we be wrong?17:52 Marci's final thoughts======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0======🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ======🛍️S H O P:🇺🇲 The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens Thrive: https://amzn.to/3c3Vo4Z🇨🇦 The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens Thrive: https://amzn.to/2A4cOBkIMAGE CREDIT: Marci Warhaft// S O C I A LM O R P H U S ↙️▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM▸ twitter | @wearemorphus |  https://bit.ly/2Taqa5wA N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphN A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh▸ email | [email protected]❓Q U E S T I O N S❓Don't be shy! https://naturallysavvy.com/contact-us/ DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
11/4/202019 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode #8: Overcoming Body Image: Real Talk With Real Women

Marci Warhaft, a Body Image Expert, and Tracy Peart, a Beauty Expert and Plus Size Style Expert, get real about their own personal experiences and issues when it comes to body image. Marci has over two decades of experience on both sides of the fitness industry and is herself a survivor of an eating disorder. Tracy has both personal and professional experience in the plus-size world. Each one of them offers learning tools they’ve used over the years that have helped them and others overcome their body positivity challenges.#morphus #menopause #bodyimage* Recorded before Covid-196 plus-size prom gowns for every teen to feel like a princess: https://bit.ly/36s6j7g// TIMESTAMPS1:08 The word "fat"3:07 Good fat and nutrition4:40 Marci's negative experience as a teenager8:20 Weight loss and " the number"10:18 Using measurements to interpret success- the old way and the new way11:18 Plus Size reference13:16 Prom and being plus size- 6 plus-size prom gowns for every teen to feel like a princess: https://bit.ly/36s6j7g 16:08 Facebook disagreement17:40 Our exposure to body images over our lifetime18:55 We need to unlearn and retrain our thinking20:30 Marci's book21:15 Judgement and kindness24:00 Aging and relevancy25:06: Social media- the positive and the negative26:25 Kindness is where it's at29:13 Marci in the past vs Marci today30:38 Traci's makeup and clothing tips32:25 Marc's final thoughts======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0======🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ======🛍️S H O P:🇺🇲 The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens Thrive: https://amzn.to/3c3Vo4Z🇨🇦 The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens Thrive: https://amzn.to/2A4cOBk// S O C I A LM O R P H U S ↙️▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM▸ twitter | @wearemorphus |  https://bit.ly/2Taqa5wA N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphN A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh▸ email | [email protected]❓Q U E S T I O N S❓Don't be shy! https://naturallysavvy.com/contact-us/ DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
11/3/202034 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode #7: Bra Shopping: Everything You Need To Know About Bras

Randi and Rhonda, owners of Legs Plus Inc. and Bra Boutique in Toronto, have been selling bras for 38 years. They share their expertise on finding the right fit for your bra, bra accessories, shapewear and undergarments, the absolute do’s and don’ts when it comes to bras, bras, and self-confidence, and the sisterhood of traveling bras- how they give back one bra at a time. #moprhus #perimenopause #menopause* Recorded before Covid-19.Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here:https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry, and learn about menopause and beyond. Website: www.braboutique.comFree The Girls: www.freethegirls.orgLift The Bra Project: www.liftbraproject.com// TIMESTAMPS0:35 Proper bra size and fit2:50 Why bra fit is so important4:24 Wearing the right size bra for the right outfit5:19 Questions to consider when shopping for a bra7:15 Bra accessories7:16 "Strap Doctor" to prevent your bra strap from slipping off your shoulder9:07 How long should we keep our bras10:50 The sisterhood of the traveling bras12:08 Our emotional connection to our bras16:40 Bras and our self-confidence17:45 Undergarments and shapewear19:25 Bra minimizer20:20 Size ranges in bras21:42: Self-care23:19 When and how often we should wash our bras26:08 The Lift Bra Project and Free The Girls (how to recycle your bra)28:40 Randi and Rhonda’s story====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== 🛍️S H O P:Shop online: www.braboutique.com🇺🇲 Bra extenders: https://amzn.to/2TrLuUg🇺🇲 Bra strap cushion for non-slip: https://amzn.to/2A0pEk0🇨🇦 Bra extenders: https://amzn.to/2TuAANG🇨🇦 Bra strap cushion for nonslip: https://amzn.to/3enhm4H====== // S O C I A LM O R P H U S ↙️▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM▸ twitter | @wearemorphus |  https://bit.ly/2Taqa5wA N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphN A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi▸ Pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh▸ email | [email protected]❓Q U E S T I O N S❓Don't be shy! https://naturallysavvy.com/contact-us/ DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
11/2/202031 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode #6: How to Improve Brain Health in Perimenopause and Menopause

Bryce Wylde, a leading Alternative Medicine Expert, explains how our hormones change when we are in perimenopause and menopause, and how they affect our brain. He also shares the right supplements to support our brain health in perimenopause and menopause. Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here:https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry and learn about menopause and beyond. // T I M E S T A M P S0:00 Introduction0:23 Bryce Wylde's bio0:52 How does a decrease in estrogen affect brain health? 1:18 Serotonin, a feel good neurotransmitter4:53 What is perimenopause?5:20 What is menopause?7:22 Hot flashes7:45 Mood and menopause8:23 What can we do to help brain health in perimenopause and menopause?  9:09 Menopause and genetics10:00 Estrogen and genetics12:06 BDNF and brain health12:34 SERMS - Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators15:02 Bryce's funny hot flash story (a prank his teacher pulled on her students to make them understand what it feels like to have a hot flash).16:39 Managing menopause symptoms17:01 Sage for hot flashes17:43 5 Hydroxytryptophan (precursor to serotonin and melatonin)18:30 Brain Armour and omega 3's19:47 L-theanine for stress, brain fog, better focus, concentration and relaxation21:40 Metabolism and insulin sensitivity23:00 Menopause and blood sugar regulation24:38 Cravings, blood sugar, insulin spikes, and intermittent fasting26:51 Exercise and night sweats27:29 Managing stress, meditation, and deep/rhythmic breathing29:47 Managing stress and immune health 30:00 Managing chronic stress31:03 Quercetin, immunity and brain health31:50 Zinc and immune health32:34 How much quercetin should we be taking?35:23 Vitamin C and vitamin D dosages36:18 Bryce's thoughts for women in perimenopause and menopause (a summary of all of his recommendations)====== 🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0 ====== 🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ ====== 🛍️S H O P:🇺🇲5 Hydroxytryptophan: https://amzn.to/3g61Uva🇺🇲B6: https://amzn.to/3g7mRpx🇺🇲B Complex: https://amzn.to/36aLcX8🇺🇲Sage: https://amzn.to/2LHPtrv🇺🇲Brain Armour: https://amzn.to/2Zg265b🇺🇲Quercetin: https://amzn.to/3dYVqMJ🇺🇲Suntheanine (amino acid L-theanine): https://amzn.to/2zeL24N🇺🇲Cinnamon capsules (blood sugar balance): https://amzn.to/2zUyNKY🇺🇲Sunfiber (fiber supplement): https://amzn.to/2AAJsKT🇺🇲Psyllium (fiber supplement): https://amzn.to/3g0A9o1🇺🇲Zinc: https://amzn.to/2LIUAb2🇺🇲Vitamin C Buffered: https://amzn.to/2ZiFj8N🇺🇲Vitamin D3: https://amzn.to/2LIxUYA🇨🇦5 Hydroxytryptophan: https://amzn.to/2Zv2Q6L🇨🇦B6: https://amzn.to/2LDJsfD🇨🇦B Complex: https://amzn.to/2ZpSsNc🇨🇦Sage: https://amzn.to/2ZpgoRb🇨🇦Quercetin: https://amzn.to/3dYaJp5🇨🇦Suntheanine (amino acid L-theanine): https://amzn.to/3bLeb4P🇨🇦Cinnamon capsules (blood sugar balance): https://amzn.to/3e1jiPX🇨🇦Sunfiber (fiber supplement): https://amzn.to/2AAJsKT🇨🇦Psyllium (fiber supplement): https://amzn.to/3dYYetf🇨🇦Zinc: https://amzn.to/3dYf37M🇨🇦Vitamin C: https://amzn.to/3fXoeXQ🇨🇦Vitamin D3: https://amzn.to/2zcflt0====== // S O C I A LM O R P H U S ↙️▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM▸ twitter | @wearemorphus |  https://bit.ly/2Taqa5w
11/1/202041 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode #5: Menopause and Low Blood Sugar

Andrea Donsky interviews Jennifer Pike, a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist, and expert in women's health and hormones. Andrea and Jennifer discuss the relationship between low blood sugar and the many symptoms women experience in perimenopause and menopause-like:  weight gain, sleep issues, joint pain, inflammation, and mood swings. Included are helpful tips you should be doing every day.Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here:https://bit.ly/2MsxBBf to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry, and learn about menopause and beyond. ======🔔 S U B S C R I B E: https://bit.ly/2UTjmb0======🦋J O I N our email list: https://bit.ly/2y9bmwJ======🛍️S H O P:🇺🇲Berberine: https://amzn.to/3dug3QX🇺🇲SunFiber: https://amzn.to/35G8ALF🇺🇲Inositol: https://amzn.to/3clI4Kc🇺🇲Ceylon Cinnamon – Blood Sugar Support: https://amzn.to/2WHWoGn🇨🇦Berberine: https://amzn.to/3fwOnfM🇨🇦Inositol: https://amzn.to/2Wfo6el🇨🇦Blood Sugar Balance: https://amzn.to/3ciVgPR🇨🇦Organic Ceylon Cinnamon – Blood Sugar Support: https://amzn.to/2WgxSgD======// S O C I A LConnect with Morphus on ↙️ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WeAreMorphus/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wearemorphus/Connect with Andrea Donsky on ↙️ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andreadonsky/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andreadonskyRHN/Twitter: https://twitter.com/andreadonsky Connect with Naturally Savvy on ↙️ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NaturallySavvy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/naturallysavvyInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/naturallysavvy/Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ca/naturallysavvy/ ❓Q U E S T I O N S❓Don't be shy! https://naturallysavvy.com/contact-us/ DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out podcasts like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
10/31/20208 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode #3: 3 Things You Need to Know Before Transitioning to Grey Hair

Thinking about going grey? Read this before transitioning to grey. In this interview, Andrea Donsky interviews Nicole Scott, Founder of Own Your Sparkle, to talk about why she decided to go grey, and how she did it. She also shares 3 important insights she learned along the way when transitioning to grey hair/silver hair. Want to connect with other women in perimenopause or menopause in a private community? Looking for information, solutions, and real talk about the many symptoms women experience. Click here: to join our FREE WeAreMorphus support group where we share, laugh, cry, and learn about menopause and beyond. // T I M E S T A M P S1:10 The grey hair movement - Why Nicole went grey 2:26 Reading labels and the link between chemicals in hair dyes and health concerns 3:05 The research about hair dyes and ingredients we need to avoid 4:40 What does the science say 6:07 The environmental working group and their research 6:35 Healthier options if we don’t want to go grey 9:35 How to transition to grey 10:37 Grey hair care 12:38 The stigma around grey hair 16:15 Self-acceptance and self-love 18:17 Makeup and clothing with grey hair 19:37 Inspiration, celebrities, and grey hair 21:50  Shaving your head vs blending and growing it out23:10  Men and grey hair vs women and grey hair25:24  Final thoughts and the positive feedback from women who went grey 🛍️S H O P:🇺🇲[Book] Get Naked With Your Natural Hair Color by Nicole Scott: https://amzn.to/2KMCjZH 🇺🇲Herbatint Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2y5tCXK 🇺🇲Naturtint Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2KITdbW 🇺🇲Tints of Nature: https://amzn.to/3aKQFV5 🇺🇲Light Mountain Natural Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2W2k47Y 🇺🇲Logona Herbal Hair dye: https://amzn.to/35cHxYh 🇺🇲Surya Brasil Henna Cream: https://amzn.to/3cQUklC 🇺🇲Naturigin Permanent Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2ScnqnK 🇺🇲Radico Color Me Hair Color: https://amzn.to/3f5qITR 🇺🇲Madison Reed Root Touch Up: https://amzn.to/2W6vFD1 🇨🇦[Book] Get Naked With Your Natural Hair Color by Nicole Scott: https://amzn.to/35e1Swg 🇨🇦Herbatint Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2yVdk3G 🇨🇦Naturtint Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2y6V7jP 🇨🇦Tints of Nature: https://amzn.to/2VHN1Ho 🇨🇦Light Mountain Natural Hair Color: https://amzn.to/3cWzb9Y 🇨🇦Surya Brasil Henna Cream: https://amzn.to/2VHOgGq 🇨🇦Radico Color Me Organic Hair Color: https://amzn.to/2Wa3vHl ======// S O C I A LM O R P H U S ↙️▸ instagram | @wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/367EfWU▸ facebook | /wearemorphus | https://bit.ly/2T8ySkM▸ twitter | @wearemorphus |  https://bit.ly/2Taqa5wA N D R E A D O N S K Y ↙️▸ instagram | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/2T9HojG▸ facebook | /andreadonskyRHN | https://bit.ly/2WB4UYT▸ twitter | @andreadonsky | https://bit.ly/3cDj5C9▸ linkedin | https://bit.ly/2TeraphN A T U R A L L Y S A V V Y ↙️ ▸ instagram | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2X1jEPD▸ facebook | /naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2Zd1sVY▸ twitter | @naturallysavvy | https://bit.ly/2z3soNi▸ pinterest: naturally savvy | https://bit.ly/367GERh▸ email | [email protected]❓Q U E S T I O N S❓Don't be shy! https://naturallysavvy.com/contact-us/ DISCLAIMER: This podcast contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on any of the product links, Naturally Savvy will receive a small commission so we can keep pumping out interviews like this one (please note this doesn't increase the price of the product). Thank you so much for your support!
10/29/202027 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode #2: Welcome to Morphus for Menopause: Our CEO's Journey Through Menopause

Maria Emmer-Aanes tells her personal menopause story and why she joined our movement.
10/22/202014 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode #1: Welcome to Morphus for Menopause! A personal message from Andrea Donsky & Randy Boyer

9/25/202011 minutes, 17 seconds