Pretty in Pink Podcast show

Pretty in Pink Podcast

Summary: Welcome to the Pretty Pink Podcast where we discuss real life issues and provide insight that empowers you to make better decisions. The Pretty in Pink Podcast is your go-to podcast for all things women. On our podcast, we sit down with experts on Mondays and Thursdays to discuss topics from love, sex and relationships to gynecologic issues such as endometriosis and fibroids. Your host, Dr. Ruthie O. Arumala, is a Georgetown University trained Ob/Gyn with a passion to discuss health and lifestyle issues in a way that is accessible to every woman. You can expect a down-to-earth conversation about pertinent, common feminine-focused topics with tangible takeaways that will undoubtedly improve your life. Join women all over the globe who do not want to wade through the random information on the internet. Instead they would rather get real information from an expert. It is now YOUR turn to be part of this exciting movement.


 Where Fitness meets Health. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:59

It is no secret, one of my passions is fitness. From sprinting to weight lifting, working to keep one's body in shape has been praised as healthy. In this episode, we discuss fitness and its impact on overall health with IFBB pro and Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Coeurlinda Ashby.  In addition to sharing her journey from gym goer to professional athlete, Dr. Ashby shares simple tips to improve our nutrition!

 Pre Eclampsia. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:15

Recently, Beyonce shared her intimate pregnancy story about Toxemia in Pregnancy aka Pre Eclampsia. What is Pre Eclampsia? What are the risks to mom and baby? Are there some women that are more at risk than others? In this exciting episode, we discuss Pre Eclampsia with a maternal fetal medicine specialist, Dr. Cecily Clark- Ganheart (@fastingworkgirl). We address these and many more questions.

 More than Just Pearls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:30

Many of us are taught that in order to appear professional we need a dark pant or skirt suit, white shirt, modest heels and the minimal pearl  accessories. What if your style is a little more intricate? As a modern woman are you taken seriously in the work place? In this episode, we discuss fashion in the workplace with Dr. Gucci Ezeala, Family Physician & Fashion Blogger. She shares her insight on this topic and gives tips to spice up your wardrobe!

 Fine Babe. No Pimples! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:51

Pimples! How can something so small bring so much distress? In this episode, we will be discussing Acne with NY based board-certified dermatologist Dr. Kiran Mian. Learn to step by step approach to evidence based acne management.

 Spring Fresh | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:13

One of the most distressing conditions in gynecology is inflammation or infection of the vagina: vaginitis. In this episode, we will discuss vaginal health. Happy Listening!

 Fit Mama | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:31

Have you ever seen a pregnant woman working out at the gym or on your IG or Facebook feed and wonder "Is she safe?" Are you a pregnant woman who wants to continue a fit lifestyle but are not sure if training is harmful? In this episode we discuss fitness and training during pregnancy.

 Can AI improve maternal mortality | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:01

Maternal mortality in the United States is abysmal. Black women have 3x higher mortality rate than white women regardless of socioeconomic status. Although there are multiple factors that contribute to this disparity, physician bias may be a significant factor. It has been recently proposed that artificial intelligence be used in obstetrics as a way to support physician decision making. We will discuss this topic with engineering graduate student Camielle Isioma Nwae.

 Endo What???!!! Endometriosis Basics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:23

1 in 10 women in the United States have endometriosis. Although this is a common condition, many of us are unsure what endometriosis is. In this episode, we discuss the basics! 

 To my 22 year old self | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:17

Today I turn 33. From this vantage point, what advice would I give my 22 year old self? What wisdom would I share with her? Stay tuned for this special birthday episode!

 Pap smear vs. HPV | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:24

Although many women go to their gynecologist to get a 'Pap smear,' some are unsure what this test really is. WHAT does it test? WHY should you get one? HOW OFTEN should you get this test? This episode dissects the methods for cervical cancer screening: traditional Pap smear and the newer HPV test. Tune in to learn ways to detect early changes to your cervical health! 

 The Dreaded Gyn Exam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:35

Going to see your gynecologist may seem like a daunting task. The thought of the dreadful gyn exam and possible need for a Pap smear may be a total turn off. What if there is a way to approach this appointment in a systematic, organized way.  If you want some tips on how to approach a gyn exam, tune in!

 Painful! PERIOD. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 08:38

It is that time of the month; Again! The inconvenience of your flow is only the tip of the iceberg. From mild discomfort to debilitating pain, how can you combat dysmenorrhea (painful periods)? In this episode, we discuss the physiology behind menstrual pain, why treatments are prescribed and what other pathology may be in play.

 Ovarian Cysts !!??!! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:06

Ovarian cysts are quite common but what are they? Are they the cause of this nagging pain? Why hasn't my doctor taken out these cysts already? Will they reduce my fertility? Cause cancer? These are common questions women have about ovarian cysts. It is only right we dedicate a full episode to answering these questions!

 F.I.B.R.O.I.Ds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:18

Most of us have heard about fibroids before but what are they? Are they cancerous? Do only black women have them? Is surgery the only option? Are they the reason I am not pregnant yet? We will answer these questions and much more in this episode #4 of the 'Pretty in Pink' Podcast.

 Rape Culture? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:19

With the advent of the #MeToo movement, there is a new-found awareness of the prevalence sexual assault. Perhaps women now feel more comfortable or confident sharing their unfortunate experiences. What happens, though, when a woman is assualted? Where should she seek medical assistance? What steps can she take to ensure that she is receives adequate medical care? Let's talk about it!


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