Exploring Injectable Medications and Hormone Therapy (with Dr. Christine Schiller)

In this episode of the Menowave Lounge, hosts Robin and Marti dive into hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and weight management with Dr. Christine Schiller, a nurse practitioner with over 25 years of experience. Dr. Schiller discusses debunking common myths surrounding HRT and the emerging interest in GLP-1 inhibitors like semaglutide (Ozempic) for weight management. They explore how hormonal imbalances are intricately connected to various symptoms during menopause and provide insights on personalizing treatment plans. The episode also covers potential benefits and administration methods of HRT, the use of compounded drugs, and affordability and accessibility of treatments. Dr. Schiller offers guidance on navigating healthcare options, shared personal anecdotes, and shed light on the emotional and physical aspects of managing menopause symptoms. Resources and support for listeners seeking comprehensive care are also highlighted.