EAT THIS WAY to Reduce Inflammation & Improve Your CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITION | Jessica Murnane
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Jessica Murnane is an author, speaker, and creative consultant.
She has written two books – the cookbook One Part Plant: A Simple Guide To Eating Real One Meal At A Time and Know Your Endo: An Empowering Guide To Health + Hope With Endometriosis.
Jessica is a sought-after speaker and host that’s spoken at Apple, SXSW, and Wanderlust, among others.
She has contributed to or appeared in several magazines and websites including Bon Appétit, Goop, Shape Magazine, and mindbodygreen.
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In this episode, we discuss:
00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:30 – What is endometriosis (endo)?
00:01:16 – Jessica’s long road to getting a diagnosis
00:04:08 – Bringing awareness to people suffering with endo
00:04:45 – The mental health aspect of dealing with a chronic illness
00:07:12 – Pushing through the pain
00:08:18 – Understanding genetic factors vs. lifestyle factors for endo
00:12:30 – The conventional medicine approach to endo
00:14:08 – Birth control pills can negatively affect mental health
00:17:32 – How endo impacts all aspects of life & relationships
00:20:40 – Tips for supporting your partner with their endo
00:22:35 – Dietary & lifestyle changes can reduce inflammation
00:27:34 – Seeing countless doctors over the years for various symptoms
00:30:12 – Transitioning to a plant-based diet for healing
00:33:04 – Feeling better physically & mentally after years of suffering
00:35:03 – Having an open mind to wellness practices
00:36:15 – Connecting joy with movement
00:37:34 – Foam rolling is an incredible tool for people with chronic pain
00:40:48 – Rebounders are great for your lymphatic system
00:41:39 – Your endo diet is unique to you
00:43:21 – How to get your family & friends to embrace your dietary changes
00:46:46 – Jessica’s thoughts on supplements & endo
00:47:45 – Using cannabis for chronic pain
00:52:13 – The 2 different types of surgery for endometriosis
00:56:33 – Mindful walking is a stress management tool
00:59:22 – Preparing for menopause
01:01:35 – Practicing self-compassion helps you calm down
01:04:43 – The reality of living with endo
01:08:07 – Endometriosis awareness is so critical
Show notes: https://ultimatehealthpodcast.com/439
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