Menopause and its impact on relationships - feat. nurse midwife, Kristin Mallon

In this insightful episode of "Couple Synergy," we are joined by Kristin Mallon, a board-certified nurse midwife with extensive experience in women's health. As the co-founder and CEO of FemGevity, a telemedicine platform focusing on menopause and feminine longevity, Kristin brings a wealth of knowledge on managing menopause and its impact on relationships.

The discussion delves into the complexities and misconceptions surrounding menopause, highlighting its transformative potential for women and couples. Kristin emphasizes the importance of understanding menopause as more than just a physical process, exploring its emotional, spiritual, and mental dimensions. She discusses the average age for menopause, common symptoms, and how they can affect relationships, emphasizing the need for both partners to understand and navigate this phase together.

Treatment options, ranging from lifestyle changes, diet, exercise, hormone replacement therapy, and alternative therapies, are explored, giving listeners a comprehensive view of the choices available. Kristin also touches upon the impact of birth control and infertility treatments on menopause, offering her insights into these complex issues.

This episode is not just about understanding menopause but about embracing it as an opportunity for growth, self-discovery, and strengthening relationships. It's a valuable resource for anyone seeking to understand menopause's multi-faceted impact and how to approach it with knowledge, compassion, and empowerment.

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