Episode 10: Menopause Realities and Myths with Amanda Thebe

Amanda Thebe tackles the realities and myths of menopause in this episode of The Wonder Women Podcast. With over 30 years in the fitness industry and a deep understanding of the field of menopause transition, Amanda brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the show. She is the author of the book “The Menopocalypse”, host of the “With All Due Respect” podcast, and founder of Nyah Health, Canada’s first provider of virtual menopause health assessments.
Listen in as Amanda recounts her journey, and shares her insights into the complexities of menopause and the significance of approaching this life stage with knowledge and humor. Michelle and Amanda discuss the importance of credible scientific information, debunk common myths surrounding menopause, and emphasize the role of personalized care and advocacy in women’s health. If you are looking for some straight truth on menopause, you don’t want to miss a moment of this episode.

The wonder women podcast episode 10


  • 00:00:29 – Introduction to Amanda Thebe
  • 00:01:25 – Overview of Amanda’s Book “The Menopocalypse”
  • 00:02:02 – The “With All Due Respect” podcast
  • 00:04:23 – Insight into Menopause Experts and Scientific Evidence
  • 00:06:21 – Debunking Misconceptions about HRT
  • 00:07:38 – The Importance of Comprehensive Research in Menopause
  • 00:08:20 – Challenges with Menopause Societies and Misinformation
  • 00:10:11 – Misrepresentation of HRT in Medical Practice
  • 00:14:02 – Decision Making and Personal Choice in Menopause Treatment
  • 00:22:34 – Amanda’s Experience with Social Media and Menopause Discussion
  • 00:26:15 – Critiquing Misleading Menopause Products and Promotions
  • 00:30:06 – Amanda’s Personal Menopause Journey and Lessons Learned
  • 00:39:39 – The Role of Diet and Exercise in Menopause Management
  • 00:42:39 – Discussion on the Menopause Diet Myth and Industry Exploitation
  • 00:44:19 – Introduction to Nyah Health
  • 00:48:06 – Discussion on Health Advocacy and Menopause Education
  • 00:50:15 – Emphasis on Personalized Menopause Treatment
  • 00:51:20 – Discussion on the Impact of Misinformation in Menopause Treatment
  • 00:53:44 – Conclusion and Final Thoughts on Menopause and Healthcare
  • 00:54:29 – Amanda’s Gratitude and Reflection on Midlife Opportunities
  • 00:55:03 – Podcast Sponsorship and Closing Remarks

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