Episode #241: Navigating Endometriosis Through Awareness, Treatment, and Hope with Jessica Murnane

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Steph interviews guest Jessica Murnane, author of the cookbook One Part Plant and book Know Your Endo: An Empowering Guide To Health + Hope With Endometriosis. She is an advocate and thought leader when it comes to the awareness, education, and empowerment for navigating endometriosis, a condition that affects over 176 million people across the globe. In this episode, you’ll learn how to be your own health advocate when it comes to working with doctors and receiving the correct diagnosis and treatment plan. Jessica shares how endometriosis impacts one’s mental health, digestive health, relationships, and career. If you have endo, you’ll walk away with tools, resources, and a guidebook for navigating the condition. If you know someone with endo, you’ll walk away with an understanding of how you can best support them.


Topics Discussed:

  • The symptoms of endometriosis (and how are so many overlooked)
  • Effective tools to manage endo
  • How to work with providers to get the correct diagnosis and plan
  • How endo impacts mental health, relationships, digestion, and careers
  • How family members and friends can support those with endo

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This episode’s guest


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. She’s a sought-after speaker and host that’s spoken at Apple. SXSW, Wanderlust, and Charleston Wine + Food, among others. Jessica has contributed to/appeared in several magazines and websites including Bon Appétit, Goop, Shape Magazine, The Kitchn, Mind Body Green, and The Coveteur.

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