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A 3-Step, Whole-Person Approach to Healing Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

This holistic approach for managing endometriosis incorporates an anti-inflammatory diet, stress reduction, and targeted supplementation.

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Leaning on a Breast Friend: How Two Women Supported Each Other Through Their Breast Cancer Journeys

With Jayme Zylstra and Becky Attard
Season 7, Episode 10

Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the United States every year, and 2.3 million women worldwide. Every breast cancer story is different, and in this episode, we’re highlighting two — and sharing how these two women connected along their journeys to become “breast friends” and irreplaceable sources of support for one another.

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8 Known Causes of Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

From hormonal imbalances and genetics to environmental toxins and immune dysfunction, these interconnected factors can contribute to endometriosis. Go deeper.

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The Basic Anatomy of Your Pelvis

By Lauren Bedosky

An overview of the bones and muscles that make up the pelvic floor.

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What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of Endometriosis?

By Mo Perry

From severe menstrual cramping and painful intercourse to fatigue and infertility, this condition can impact a woman’s overall quality of life. Learn more.

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6 Exercises to Support Your Pelvic Floor

By Lauren Bedosky

Use this expertly designed routine of stretches and strengthening exercises for a strong and mobile pelvic floor.

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What Is Trauma-Informed Rest?

By Ashley Neese

In her new book, Permission to Rest, Ashley Neese talks about why rest is a radical — and necessary — practice, as well as how those of us with trauma might approach rest differently.

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Mental Health and Hormonal Birth Control: Katie Lemon’s Story

By Katie Lemon

A woman experiencing adverse side effects from hormonal birth control finds relief when she pursues another option.

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Your Fit and Functional Pelvic Floor

By Lauren Bedosky

Pelvic-floor health is an important, yet often overlooked, component of overall well-being. Discover how to keep this group of muscles strong and healthy.

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A Functional-Medicine Approach to Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

How to address this painful condition with diet and lifestyle interventions.

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Why Is the Maternal Mortality Rate in the United States So High?

By Kaelyn Riley

Learn why giving birth in the United States is more dangerous today than it was three decades ago.

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The Stages of Menopause + How to Support Your Body

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 5

Menopause is a normal physiological process that affects every woman at some point in their life, yet it’s only as of late that it’s being discussed more openly. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, discusses what happens to our bodies during menopause and its various stages, the symptoms one can expect and why they occur, and the lifestyle habits and behaviors we can implement to support our bodies during this transitional time.

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Can I Plan Around the Phases of My Menstrual Cycle to Boost Athletic Performance?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard

Learn how to use cycle syncing to get the most from your fitness routine.

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What Are the Most Common Signs of Menopause?

By Courtney Helgoe

We explore the six most common symptoms of menopause and offer expert strategies to minimize their impacts.

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What Can I Do to Make Perimenopause and Menopause Easier?

By Courtney Helgoe

It comes down to the basics: regular exercise, good sleep routines, and gut-supporting nutrition.

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What Is Menopause?

By Courtney Helgoe

It’s a natural part of a woman’s life, not a disease, says our expert. Here’s what to know.

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What Is Perimenopause?

By Courtney Helgoe

Many of the worst symptoms we associate with menopause actually occur during perimenopause.

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Making Peace With Menopause

By Courtney Helgoe

This stage of life is often shrouded in mystery. But it doesn’t have to be.

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It’s Not All in Your Head: A Q&A With Author Sarah Ramey

By Julie Dulude

A candid conversation about chronic illness based on one woman’s personal experience of seeking a diagnosis and treatment.

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Why Black Women Need Self-Care

By Oludara Adeeyo

Radical self-care practices are critical for healing ourselves and our communities, especially when it comes to Black women. Psychotherapist and social worker Oludara Adeeyo, the author of the new book Self-Care for Black Women, explains why — and offers a grounding exercise you can try today.

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Why Do Some Women Gain Weight on the Keto Diet?

By Sara Gottfried, MD

In her new book, Women, Food, and Hormones, Sara Gottfried, MD, discusses the keto paradox and why a traditional keto diet tends to work better in men than in women.

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