Movement Craft Interview with Kristin Mallon

Join us in this enlightening episode of "Better Than a Pill," where we welcome Kristin Mallon, a certified nurse midwife and menopause specialist. Our focus is on understanding longevity and its role in women's health, especially during menopause. Kristin shares her journey in women's healthcare, emphasizing the importance of comprehensive care through various life stages, including menopause.

The discussion delves into defining longevity, not just as living longer, but living better and healthier. Key points include the role of movement and exercise as foundational elements in promoting longevity, and the crucial part played by what we consume, from diet to supplements and hormones. Kristin also highlights the shortcomings in women's healthcare, particularly in middle age, and the need for a more specialized approach in different aspects of women's health.

We explore hormone balancing and its significance in women's health, discussing how it can prevent long-term complications like osteoporosis and cardiovascular issues. Kristin emphasizes the importance of understanding hormonal shifts every decade, advocating for baseline hormone testing in the 30s and regular tracking thereafter.

This episode is a treasure trove of insights for women navigating menopause and looking to optimize their health journey. It's a must-listen for anyone seeking to understand the nuances of women's health and the impactful role of hormone balancing in promoting longevity and overall well-being.

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