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Season 2 Episode 6: Let's Talk Periods

Let's Talk Periods

This week Alex and Mary sit down to reflect on their own menstruation stories, share some facts from an interesting article, and discuss some of the feelings and reactions to starting a period, having a period, and no longer dealing with periods at all.

Episode Highlights

· Happy one year anniversary to us [1:00]

· In the News [1:30]

· February is National Heart Health Month [2:00]

· Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD)[2:40]

· Women dismissed due to age [4:00]

· Bias against females [5:10]

· First time period [7:05]

· Mary’s first period story [7:55]

· Alex’s first period story (ICD) [9:43]

· Slang for menstruation [12:30]

· Feminine hygiene products [12:25]

· Seven amazing facts about periods [14:25]

· Helping Women Period nonprofit [25:17]

· Homeless woman care package [26:20]

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Links Mentioned in the Episode

Summary Keywords

Podcast, Spotify, Anchor, research, advocacy, advanced imaging, diagnosis, women, SCAD, women bias, women’s heart health, menstruation, feminine hygiene products, homeless women, onset of period, gynecology, health, hormones, womb stories, relationships, mother, daughter, cancer, CoVid-19

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