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.
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
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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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