39: Dr. Pari Ghodsi – Women’s Health & Sexual Health Issues

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Tune in to meet Dr. Pari Ghodsi, as we begin by hearing her explain why she was drawn to this specialty and how she ended up becoming an OB/GYN.

Tips for success at a young age
With so many achievements at a young age, we ask Dr. Pari for some words of advice for people who want to be successful. She shares some of the key things that helped her to succeed throughout school and beyond, humbly stating that although she’s not the smartest person ever, her persistence paid off.

Working with a millennial population
Dr. Pari shares with us why she enjoys working with a younger, millennial population, and some of the unique issues facing this generation around reproductive and sexual health.

Birth control and depression
Listen in as Dr. Pari explains how birth control pills can be an effective treatment for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and how we can differentiate between normal PMS and PMDD.

PMS or depression?
As part of a menstrual cycle, many women will be familiar with the symptoms of PMS. Here, Dr. Pari helps us to understand what normal PMS should look like, and how to know if there is something more going on. She also shares a few simple tips to help us deal with PMS.

Dealing with pregnancy hormones
Here, we discuss solutions for the partner of a pregnant woman experiencing severe mood fluctuations. Dr. Pari offers advice on how best to support a particularly difficult partner, giving tips for both women and men on how to get through these often difficult and emotional times.

Postpartum depression
Keep listening as we delve into the important subject of postpartum depression, differentiating between postpartum blues and serious postpartum depression, which we learn can occur or last for much longer than many people think.

Menopause – (tips for a friend!)
Moving onto the next phase in a woman’s life, Dr. Pari tells us her top herbal recommendation for helping with menopause.

Being a badass
One of our favorite questions to ask guests; hear what Dr. Pari considers to be a badass achievement in her life.

Worst advice for women
In this extended and humorous discussion, we talk about the worst advice Dr. Pari has heard given to women, culminating in an enlightening chat about the top things that women should not put into their vaginas; separate fact from fiction in our candid talk.

Kegels and strengthening the vagina.
Winding up, find out what Dr. Pari has to say about Kegels and strengthening exercises: should we do them, and what are the benefits?

Dr. Pari Ghodsi is a well-known expert in women’s health. She is a board-certified and active Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Psychology in 2002, Dr. Pari went on to study medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, graduating in 2006. She practiced in Plano, Texas, where she was acknowledged with several community awards, including being named a Top Doctor of Collin County by D Magazine.

Currently, Dr. Ghodsi practices in Los Angeles, California, and enjoys writing and speaking about women’s health.

Links and how to reach Dr. Pari Ghodsi
Visit http://www.doctorpari.com/ to find out more, and click on the links to follow her Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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