Menopause is downright disruptive. Many women experience joint pains, hot flashes, muscle cramps, and in some occasions, arthritis and even autoimmune disorders for the first time in midlife and menopause. While menopause is the privilege of a long life, there are some challenges. And knowing how to address these challenges in a holistic and healthy way will make it much smoother sailing.
In today’s episode, I welcome Kelly Nentwich, a certified life coach and speaker. Kelly, like me, focuses on helping menopausal women fight through the challenges brought by the disruption of menopause. In this episode, we talk about the ways to fight autoimmune disorders, why managing what we eat affects our overall health, and the simple steps towards personal change and creating a quality life. Kelly also shares her personal experience with celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, an19d how she overcame it.
So, tune in now and discover how you can heal from diseases and improve your life for the better.
What’s Discussed in This Episode:
4:35 Kelly’s menopausal journey
5:47 Management of diseases instead of healthcare
10:43 How genetics affected her family
13:31 What is celiac disease
15:42 Changes brought by celiac disease
17:30 What we put in our mouths affect our gene expression
22:28 Discovering the benefits of whole foods
25:53 Starting with nutrition and moving towards healthier activities
30:54 The first step to better health
34:03 Overwhelm is a state of mind
36:31 Feeling good takes out the bad emotions and habits
38:33 Improve your relationship with food
40:16 Acknowledging how harmful habits destroy your body
43:33 Tips to help you stop smoking
46:43 Kelly’s takeaways
About the Guest:
Kelly Nentwich is a menopause lifestyle coach, entrepreneur, and speaker. Her personal challenges motivated her to help other women overcome the disruptions of menopause. With years of professional experience, Kelly helped many women find balance in their lives, lose weight, avoid chronic diseases, and be healthier. She is passionate and willing to guide women during the interruption of menopause.
- Check my latest podcast or listen to the previous ones (https://www.drmichellegordon.com/podcasts/)
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- Kelly Nentwich Website (https://www.prep4health.com/)
Books mentioned in this episode:
- Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food by Catherine Shanahan M.D. (Paid link: https://amzn.to/3nx94LH)
Thank you for tuning in!