Episode 8: Women and Alcohol

In this episode of The Feminologist Joy Herbst,  a holistic nurse practitioner, Gray Area Drinker sober coach and Ayurveda counselor joins Dr. Nash for a discussion of the following: 

  • alcohol consumption and how it impacts the lives of women 
  • gray area drinking and why we see it as a growing phenomena
  • negative effects of alcohol women’s health and hormones
  • how our culture can encourage drinking problems for women 
  • coping with anxiety, depression and stress without alcohol 
  • redefining the term “alcoholic” and exploring the idea of disordered drinking 
  • alternative support and  resources other than AA–including a group called Women for sobriety,  a self help group is rooted in behavior therapy and  meditation.
  • alcohol as one of the biggest triggers for night sweats, hormonal migraines, and sleep issues for women 

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Episode 8: Women and Alcohol