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Menopause Matters: Clinical Strategies & Patient Support

with Dr. Jessica Ritch

This episode features host Dr. Mark Hoffman and guest Dr. Jessica Ritch as they discuss the lack of menopause education and research during medical training, and the necessity for practitioners to learn more about menopausal symptoms and management strategies.

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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2024, April 16). Ep. 51 – Menopause Matters: Clinical Strategies & Patient Support [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Dr. Jessica Ritch discusses Menopause Matters: Clinical Strategies & Patient Support on the BackTable 51 Podcast

Dr. Jessica Ritch

Dr. Jessica Ritch is a minimally invasive gynecologist at Florida Center for Urogynecology in Miami.

Dr. Mark Hoffman discusses Menopause Matters: Clinical Strategies & Patient Support on the BackTable 51 Podcast

Dr. Mark Hoffman

Dr. Mark Hoffman is a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon at the University of Kentucky.

Synopsis

The episode begins with Dr. Ritch, a minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon, describing her path into menopause care, including the development of her podcast, EnRitched Menopause. She touches on the role of laboratory workup in menopause, but emphasizes the patient’s symptoms are more important to address than numerical values on labs. She then delves into treatment options, including the complexities of hormone replacement therapy, and the multifactorial nature of sexual function issues. Most importantly, the physicians emphasize listening to patients, offering comprehensive care beyond hormone therapy, and utilizing resources like podcasts to educate both practitioners and patients. Finally, they explore new treatments and the potential future advancements in menopause care.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
08:52 - The EnRitched Menopause Podcast: A Resource for Patients and Practitioners
15:22 - Common Patient Presentations of Menopause
20:43 - The Role of Laboratory Evaluation of Hormone Levels
24:20 - Testosterone in the Menopausal Patient
27:13 - Navigating Hormone Therapy: Estrogen, Progesterone, and Testosterone
31:03 - Physiologic Hormonal Changes in Menopause
35:00 - Shared Decision-Making
39:00 - Exploring Sexual Function and Libido in Menopause
45:38 - The Power of a Physician’s Support and Trusted Advice
50:09 - Innovative Approaches and Future Directions in Menopause Care

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