Love Mia Vita Podcast
Episode 23: Lesser known symptoms of menopause with Dr. Heather Hirsh. We are all aware of the hot flashes caused by menopause, but the symptoms don’t stop there. Gerie sits down with Dr. Heather Hirsh, a menopause expert doctor to discuss some of the lesser known symptoms of menopause.
Episode 22: How nutrition can ease menopause symptoms with Alison Bladh. Gerie sits down with Alison Bladh, nutritional therapist to discuss how to lower and manage your blood sugar especially during the perimenopausal and the menopausal years.
Episode 21: Trying to conceive can be a stressful journey. Gerie sits down Shelley Bailey, founder of Famlee who hopes to make it less stressful. Famlee is on a mission to empower women to take proactive steps to understanding their bodies, hormones, and overall health throughout their pregnancy journey. Learn more and use code LoveMiaVita100 to get $100 off your first consult! Visit www.famlee.com.
Episode 20: Gerie sits down with Dr. Sherif to discuss her advanced understanding on women’s health and PCOS. Dr. Sherif helps women navigate and understand PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome).
Episode 19: Gerie DiPiano sits down with two breast cancer survivors- Meghan Koziel Arpi Hamilton to discuss their breast cancer journey and how they have navigated intimacy with themselves and with their partners.
Episode 18: Dr. Juliana Hauser leads conversations about relationships, agency, sexuality, intimacy, and so much more with approachability, professionalism, expertise, and fun. Dr. Juliana has spent decades counseling and supporting thousands of individuals and partners on their paths to discover their sexual agency (confidence), relationship intimacy and fulfilling sexual connection. To learn more and connect with Dr. Hauser check out .
Episode 17: Gerie DiPiano and Dr. Deb Saltman discuss how medications that help us may also be causing us problems. Vaginal dryness and itching is a lesser-known side effect of some medications or goes forgotten, but it should not be ignored.
Episode 16: Menopause is a difficult time for many women, especially when it is unexpected. Gerie DiPiano sits down with Dalene Fallon to talk about menopause and perimenopause. Dalene went into menopause earlier than expected after having invasive surgery and was not finding the answers she needed. With an arsenal of knowledge on menopause, she now helps women by providing much-needed answers.
Episode 15: The bidet has gotten a facelift to fit in modern society. Dr. Deborah Saltman and Gerie Dipiano sit down to discuss more on the bidet and why a portable bidet just makes sense!
Episode 14: Bidets have been integral part of European and Asian culture for centuries. They are a cleaner and more environmentally friendly alternative to toilet paper, but Americans have been slow to adopt this trend. Dr. Deborah Saltman and Gerie Dipiano sit down and talk about the bidet and why Americans should ditch the toilet paper and pick up a bidet.
Episode 13: Taking care of your skin is important. Dr. Anthony Benedetto sits down with Gerie to discuss how we should be taking care of our skin when we are in our 20s and 30s, 40s, and beyond.
Episode 12: Transitioning into menopause isn’t easy. Kamili Wilson is trying to make this transition easy, not only for herself but for women all over by sharing symptoms, resources, and support on her website menomademodern.com. Perimenopause is something a lot of women do not fully understand, so we hope this episode can help women detect their symptoms early and receive treatment options to continue to live their life to the fullest.
Episode 11: All through their lives men and women experience hormonal changes with major shifts during midlife. As a couple, it is important to discuss these changes that take place and how they affect the partnership. Investing in self-care and supporting your partner in their self-care is key. Dr. Deborah Saltman and Dr. Edwin Hemwall dicuss the journey of menopause from a couple’s perspective.
Episode 10: Dr. Sallie Sarrel speaks about why Endometriosis is an issue beyond just the woman (or man) who has it. Endometriosis affects the families, friends, and life of all that are involved. As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and co-founder of The Endometriosis Summit, Dr. Sallie is trained in a wide range of physical therapy techniques. She specializes in internal and external pelvic mobilization. Gerie speaks with Dr. Sallie about the social injustice endometriosis has become
Episode 9: Patricia Fennell is an expert on chronic illness, focusing on how the experience of chronic syndromes and trauma influence the psychological, social, and physical experience of the patient and the family. She developed, researched, and validated the Fennell Four-Phase Model (FFPM) for understanding and treating chronic medical and mental health conditions, trauma, disability, and the effects of crime. Gerie talks with Patricia Fennell about the effects of chronic illness on women, the role of women in household health care, and more