Manage episode 296767891 series 2566364
Dr. Jen Gunter is an ob-gyn and a pain medicine physician who writes on topics of sex, science, and social media. A fierce advocate for women’s health, Gunter is devoted to correcting the misinformation perpetuated by the internet around women’s well-being and reproductive health. She is the author of The Preemie Primer and The Vagina Bible. Her new book, The Menopause Manifesto: Own Your Health with Facts and Feminism, counters stubborn myths about menopause with hard facts, real science, fascinating historical perspective, and expert advice. On June 7, 2021, Gunter talked with Isabel Duffy about the book and the history of medical understanding – and misunderstanding – about this stage of women’s lives.