Celebrating Menopause with Roberta Morris
Menopause might not mean what you think it means. Roberta Morris talks with Cathy about the different stages of menopause and why it’s important for women to understand they’re not alone and can manage this challenging transition with more peace of mind and even celebration!
In this episode, Cathy and Roberta discuss:
- 3 Stages of Menopause: perimenopause, menopause, postmenopause
- 4 Pillars of Wellness: sleep, nutrition, physical activity, stress and anxiety management
- Common symptoms of menopause:
- brain freeze
- night sweats
- weight gain
- hot flashes
- difficulty recalling information
- Less obvious health issues women need to be aware of in perimenopause:
- Inflammatory disease
- Cardiovascular issues
- High blood pressure
- Why menopause occurs and why women feel conflicted about menopause
- Shifting the conversation about menopause from negative to positive
Certified Holistic Health and Wellness Coach and Lifestylist, specializing in Neuro-Nutrition and Mindful Eating. CEO of Roberta M. Developed and implemented the “It’s My Turn” Program, through the Roberta M platform, working with women transitioning through menopause, struggling with health and wellness needs, and personal social issues common during this time of their lives.
Transitioning through menopause is a confusing time for most women. They are faced with many changes and challenges as well as dealing with unfamiliar health issues. They are confronted by the typical menopause symptoms, unsure of how to handle them. Additionally, the seeds of inflammatory disease are often planted during the perimenopausal years. A key factor in these symptoms and diseases is consuming the wrong foods in the wrong manner. These issues are most evident in women as they transition through menopause, Roberta’s clientele. She provides her clients with the proper tools, education, and support to incorporate those dietary techniques to manage common menopause symptoms as well as control, abate, and, perhaps, stop those inflammatory diseases in their tracks, prevent them from spiraling out of control.
Roberta also addresses those lifestyle factors that contribute to their dis-ease, including personal achievement and contribution, stress, social issues, and physical activity. Considering the bio-individuality of each person, Roberta and her client will develop a blueprint of recommendations and suggestions specific to her client’s needs.
- “Anxiety and stress are very big factors in the 4 pillars of health.”
- “[Women] have to understand it is the beginning…it’s the beginning not the end of life, it’s a rebirth. You can start anew.”
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