Episode Five: Show Notes

The Atlantic Article on Women in Menopause: Where are All the Books About Menopause? by Sarah Manguso

BookFlash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life by Darcey Steinke

Menopausibilities website

Birth Control bookBeyond the Pill by Jolene Brighten

Natural Alternatives to Birth Controlhttps://www.floliving.com/how-to-transition-off-the-birth-control-pill/



Family Planning App: FLO Living

Book suggestions about Menopause/Hormone Balance

  • The Wisdom of Menopause by Christianne Northrup, M.D.
  • Hormone Balance Made Simple by John R. Lee, M.D. 
  • Any of the books by John R. Lee including: 
  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause 
  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About PreMenopause
  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Breast Cancer: How Hormone Balance Can Help Save Your Life  (w/ David Zava PhD.)
  • The Cortisol Connection, by Shawn Talbott
  •  Adrenal Fatigue, The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by Jim Wilson, N.D., D.C.
  • The Mood Cure by Julia Ross
  • The Hormone Survival Guide to Perimenopause by by Nisha Jackson
  • The Teenage Hormone Takeover by by Nisha Jackson
  • Good and Mad by Rebecca Traitor
  • The Change by Germaine Greer
  • Dr. Lani’s No Nonsense Bone Health Guide by Lani Simpson, DC  
  •  Woman Code by Alissa Vitti
  • Awakening Athena by Kenna Stephenson

CHOIICE Study (Compounded Bioidentical Hormones: Immune, Inflammatory, and Cardiovascular Biomarker Effects)

Interview with Kenna Stephenson: 

Definitions of all hormones

Hot Flashes and Night Sweats:


Estrogen Dominance:

Brain Fog:

Erma Bombeck on menopause: 

“I’m trying very hard to understand this generation. They have adjusted the timetable for childbearing so that menopause and teaching a sixteen-year-old how to drive will occur in the same week!”

Cinema Therapy: 

  • Documentary: Period. End of Sentence
  • Movie: Mama Mia
  • Television: Grace and Frankie