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Welcome to Episode 13 of the Untamed Podcast with Dr. Kathryn Clancy.

Dr. Kathryn Clancy is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, with additional affiliations in the Program for Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives. Dr. Clancy’s research integrates life history, evolutionary medicine, and feminist biology to contest clinical definitions of normal in women’s health. She’s also host of the aptly named podcast, “Period.” in which Dr. Clancy and guests explore anything and everything to do with the menstrual cycle.

Listen on:  ||  iTunes  ||  Stitcher  || Google Play  ||   YouTube ||

EPISODE DETAILS:

2:10 I’m a Period(.) Podcast Guest. SO, STAY TUNED!

5:25 Dr. Kathryn Clancy’s Bio

6:20 Kate Introduces Herself + Her Work

7:00 What is Biological Anthropology?

9:05 How Kate Became a Biological Anthropologist

13:35 Kate’s Desire for Inclusion and Diversity in Science

18:30 Destigmatizing Periods While Acknowledging Lived Experiences

24:00 Normalizing Variations in Menstruation

25:30 Environmental Stress, Weight Stigma + Periods

27:20 Hypothalamic Amenorrhea and Restoring Menstruation

31:35 How I Got My Period Back

33:00 Stress Matters, Period!

36:17 The Moon, Menstruation + Miscarriage

42:50 Listener Question: Remedies for Cramps?

45:40 Listener Question: Exercising According to your Cycle?

47:20 Listener Question: Are Conventional Tampons Harmful?

50:15 Listener Question: What are the Consequences of NO PERIOD?

55:30 Listener Question: How to Deal with Social Stigma Around Periods?

58:30 Kate’s Podcast, PERIOD.

64:05 Period Activism

66:20 What Kate’s Loving about Periods Today

68:00 Kate Answers the Untamed Closing Questions

78:50 One Word UN Words

81:00 How to Learn More and Stay Connected with Kate

 

RELATED LINKS:

Period Podcast

Natural Calm Magnesium

Thinx (and a $10 credit!)

Cameron Esposito Period Standup (starts around 3:47)

The Outlander Series

 

CONNECT WITH KATE:

Website

Twitter

Period Podcast Twitter

Facebook

 

PODCAST CREDITS:

Lu Uhrich is the host and producer of the Untamed Podcast. She is also the founder of LU|EATS,LLC (www.lueats.com) where she works one-on-one with clients as an Eating Psychology Coach, Body Image Mentor and Life Coach.

Photography by Sam Interrante

Intro/Outro Music by Shoyei

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