How to Reduce Menopause Symptoms Naturally with Esther Blum, MS, RD, CDN, CNSSep 28, 2022
Integrative dietician and menopause expert Esther Blum, MS, RD, CDN, CNS joins us today to talk about her approach to treating women during menopause. Blum shares how to reduce perimenopause and menopause symptoms naturally. She discusses treatment options, lifestyle recommendations, and ways to advocate for yourself through the process.
Blum’s new book, See Ya Later, Ovulator synthesizes her expertise and recommendations into a concise and approachable format. If you struggle with menopause weight gain, hot flashes, night sweats, or mood swings, you’ll find solutions in this book.
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Highlights From This Episode
[0:00] Topic introduction.
[2:30] Breaking up with coffee and its effects on your cycle.
[14:00] Antidepressants and birth control: Not the answer for menopause.
[23:45] Gut changes in peri-menopause and menopause.
[26:45] The gut-brain connection: an overview.
[33:00] Reducing baseline stress and exercising your parasympathetic nervous system
[35:00] Stress and its effect on your health.
[42:00] Esther Blum’s meditation and how to replicate it.
[45:00] Final takeaways.
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