conversations for all the women in your life

Women's health is so much more than the problems brought to the doctor's office. Every medical problem is molded by the complexities of women's lives, for better and for worse. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones looks at women's health through the lens of physical, emotional, social, intellectual, financial, environmental, and spiritual health—the seven domains of women's health. These are conversations for all the women in your life, and we're going to have these conversations together.

Latest Episodes

E13: 7 Domains of Migraines

Mar 22, 2021

Even though migraines come from the brain, their effects carry across each of the seven domains of health. Migraines occur more frequently in women than men—one in five women suffers from migraines. But many don't know their triggers. Some women don't even know they have migraines and may confuse ...

E12: 7 Domains of Domestic Abuse

Mar 15, 2021

In healthcare, physicians are often taught to ask the question, "Is home a safe place?" in regards to domestic abuse. Abuse in the home can extend beyond the physical trauma one may experience and can touch each of the seven domains of one's health. Ellie Goldberg, Assistant Director of Advocacy for...

E11: 7 Domains of the Placenta

Feb 22, 2021

What's critically important organ belongs to a newborn baby—that most mothers never even see—but is cut off and thrown away at birth? It's the placenta. The placenta can offer a window into the health of both mother and baby, but how much do you know about this important organ inside of you ...

E10: 7 Domains of Chocolate

Feb 8, 2021

As women, we might crave chocolate when we're moody or need a pick-me-up, but do we know why we crave chocolate? Does consuming chocolate improve our bodies and minds? Beyond taste, what kind of chocolate is best for the soul? Dr. Chris Jones—Dr. Kirtly Jones' at-home chronobiologist and ...

E9: 7 Domains of Menopause

Feb 1, 2021

All women who live long enough will experience menopause—the end of a woman's reproductive life. Menopause, for most women, happens around midlife. How are the seven domains affected by the inevitable last period and decline of hormones made by the ovaries? Neuroendocrinologist Dr. Sarah Berga ...

E8: 7 Domains of Mental Health

Jan 25, 2021

We'd all like to have a good, stable state of mind. But the criteria for "good" mental health isn't always black or white. Mental health affects all of us—regardless of gender or age—but is mental health part of the physical or emotional domain? Or both? Psychiatry residents—and hosts of the ...

7 Domains of Women's Health Returns With New Episodes in 2021

Dec 21, 2020

7 Domains of Women's Health is going to be taking a little break over the winter holidays. Thank you for joining us this year as we premiered our show—we'll be back with all-new episodes in the new year. 2020 has been quite an experience, and holidays can be especially stressful for women who try...