Episode 147: Looking after women’s health with Dr Cathleen Brown

Dr. Cathleen Brown is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who has spent much of her career caring for female soldiers and their dependents. She was honorably discharged from the US Army after 12 years of meritorious service. She now provides gynecology services specifically for women at midlife during the menopause transition.

We talk about:

  • What was it like being an army doctor
  • How service women manage their periods when they’re on active service
  • The transition from military to civilian life
  • The difference between the medical system in America and the UK
  • How the US healthcare system needs an overhaul
  • What Cathleen likes about helping women in midlife and experiencing menopause
  • How women can help themselves in menopause
  • How women can access better food in America
  • How menopause can impact women’s health
  • Optimizing sleep and brain health

And more!

You can find Dr Cathleen on the Winona website: bywinona.com

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