63 minutes | May 9, 2021

071 - Menopause and Psychedelics

Menopause: definition, early menopause, hot flashes, gabapentin, clonidine, CBT, mindfulness, exercising, phytoestrogens, black cohosh, acupuncture, and hormone replacement therapy // Magic mushrooms versus antidepressants // A rant about merchants of doubt   * Jingle by Joseph Hackl * Theme music: “Fall of the Ocean Queen“ by Joseph Hackl. * Assistant researcher: Nicholas Koziris   To contribute to The Body of Evidence, go to our Patreon page at: http://www.patreon.com/thebodyofevidence/.   Patrons get a bonus show on Patreon called “Digressions”! Check it out!     References:   1) Age at menopause: https://academic.oup.com/humrep/article/16/9/2014/2915909   2) Age at menopause: https://doi.org/10.1097/gme.0b013e31820ed6d2   3) Ethnicity as a predictor of menopause: https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwn046   4) Ethnicity as a predictor of menopause: https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/153.9.865   5) Complementary therapies for menopause: https://doi.org/10.1016/s0029-7844(02)02005-7   6) Complementary therapies for menopause: https://doi.org/10.1097/gme.0b013e318199d5e6   7) Non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK72751/   8) Cochrane review of phytoestrogens: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd001395.pub4   9) Cochrane review of black cohosh: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007244.pub2   10) Cochrane review of acupuncture: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd007410.pub2   11) Women’s Health Initiative study: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/195120   12) New trial comparing psilocybin to escitalopram for depression: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2032994   13) Jonathan’s video about the psychedelic renaissance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlYDMbxAdoo   14) Our episode on nootropics: https://bodyofevidence.ca/053-smart-drugs-and-fluoride   15) Our episode on antidepressants: https://bodyofevidence.ca/029-antidepressants-and-fluoride       Music Credits:   Tribute To Commondore by Frank Schröter Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7791-tribute-to-commondore License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license  
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