The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause Podcast
If you are one of the millions of women who want answers about menopause, help has arrived. Join Host and Author Holly L. Thacker, MD as she reads her acclaimed book, The Cleveland Clinic Guide To Menopause.
Dr. Thacker, a trailblazer in women’s health, cuts through the myths and misinformation and provides solid information to help you handle menopause more effectively. She also offers advice that helps you improve your vitality, longevity, and quality of life.
Chapter 9: Menopause and Sex
Not in the mood? Is it hormonal, is it my partner, or is it a normal part of aging?
Join Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker as she reads and discusses "Menopause and Sex," Chapter 9 of her book The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause. Dr. Thacker will share common low sex drive symptoms and the different treatment option available.
Chapter 8: Sleep: Difficulties and Disorders
Sleep is one of the body's basic needs, it restores and preserves our health. When we're sleep deprived, our tolerant for stress plummets.
Women who report the most sleep problems are those in the perimenopausal through menopausal years. Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker discusses how to get a better night's rest and what not to do during the day that prevents quality sleep at night.
Chapter 7: Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
If there's one line that screams menopause it's, "I'm having a hot flash!"
Hot flashes and night sweats can interfere with a woman's everyday life. Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker shares ways women can minimize hot flashes and treatment options.
Chapter 6: Healthy Nutrition for a Healthy Midlife
Nutrition is vitally important at midlife. Our metabolism is slowing down and our muscle mass is decreasing and we can't rebound from the consequences of poor health choices.
Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker discusses how women can eat healthy at midlife and control how you look and feel one bite at a time!
Chapter 5: Menopause and Appearance
Menopause can be associated with a number of changes in the physical appearance, skin can lose elasticity, hair can get thinner and unfortunately belly weight can become a problem.
Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker shares tips, supplements and treatments to help improve skin and hair during the menopause transition.
Chapter 4: Maintaining Mood at Midlife
Menopause is not actually a major risk for depression, however the hormonal changes that occur during this time in a woman's life can influence the neurotransmitters in the brain. This can affect a woman's sleep, mood and sense of well-being.
Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker shares tips to improve mood during midlife.
Chapter 3: What's to Blame, Age or Hormones?
For women it isn't always clear that a specific health symptom is caused by aging, menopause or another health condition.
Host and Author Dr. Holly Thacker discusses how women can know when a symptom is menopause related and needs treatment from a healthcare clinician.
Chapter 2: Symptoms of Menopause
Author and Host Dr. Holly Thacker reads and discusses Chapter 2 Symptoms of Menopause from her book The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause.
Chapter 1: Choosing and Seeing a Doctor at Midlife
Join Host Dr. Holly Thacker as she reads chapter 1 of her book, The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause where she shares the importance of women seeing the appropriate clinicians during midlife.