Jump in with JumiJul 01, 2021
19. Changes in our Reproductive Health
Painful periods and pauses - what is the deal with them and why do we as women have to deal with so much when it comes to our health? Well, you'll want to listen to this episode to hear how you can seamlessly glide into the transitional changes without any associated stress and anxiety.
18. Sickle Cell Disease
Severe chronic pain and unfair treatment from the medical system are just a couple of the things that individuals with sickle cell disease experience in their lifetime. This week’s episode is bringing awareness and increasing public knowledge and understanding of the condition.
17. Diet and Heart Health
Diet is one of the easiest things we can all improve in order to reduce our risk for heart disease so today’s episode is all about that! Remember, Almost 50 % of African American women over age 20 have heart disease AND it’s the leading cause of death for women in the US.
16. Vacations and Vaccinations
What are all the rules and regulations when it comes to traveling safely this summer?
What should we expect when it comes to traveling within the states or abroad?
This episode covers everything you need to know when it comes to have a fun and safe summer 2021!
15. Candid Conversations about Vaginal and Reproductive Health
What do you get when you have a female host, two expert ob-gyn's and the topic of vaginal and reproductive health? A FUN and engaging conversation!! This week we talk about vaginal health at every age and dive into an important conversation about managing fibroids
14. Healthier Relationships 101: Tapping into your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence is all the rave right now but do you know what it really means? Do you know how it relates to empathy, communication, and healthy relationships? Are YOU aware of your emotional aftertaste? Well it’s time to listen up because this episode breaks all of that down for you.
13. Protect Your Crown: What Black Women Need to Know About Hair Care
We've got SO MANY OPTIONS, but are we choosing the right ones to achieve optimal hair health? On this week's episode of Jump in with Jumi we talk about what black women need to know about their hair. What are the best products for you, when is it time to see a dermatologist, how important is it to have the right stylist, and the truth behind protective styles!
12. Getting High on the Healing Benefits of Medical Cannabis
We’ve all heard about medicinal marijuana and the way it can be used to treat a variety of conditions. But what are the actual benefits of medicinal cannabis? What conditions can it be used to treat? In the week’s episode, we sit down and discuss the real benefits of medical marijuana and how it’s being used today to treat a wide variety of health conditions, including headaches, anxiety, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease.
11. Happy Mom, Happy Baby!
The second of a 2 part series on maternal health in the black community where moms share their experience with postpartum mood disorders, issues with body image, and how their postpartum journeys to healing continue longer than one would expect.
10. Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby!
The first of a 2 part series on maternal health in the black community. In today’s episode, I speak to a physician who is also a health disparities researcher and women’s maternal health advocate to talk about reducing major pregnancy-related health risks and making sure you and the women in your life are cared for before, during, and after pregnancy.
9. Addressing Sexual Assault in the Black Community
Sexual Assault. Intimate Partner Violence. Domestic Violence. Rape. What do they all have in common? They are all SERIOUS public health issues. Are you armed with the tools to help prevent and put an end to issues of sexual violence? Today’s episode will help you do just that.
8. Black Don't Crack: Healthy Skin Tips For the Spring and Summer
Spring is here and summer is around the corner, and we’re all slowly coming out of what seems like a year-long time out! But being cooped up in the house the past year has given us all Covid face!! Stress, anxiety, mask-wearing, lack of sun, increased junk consumption -- so many things have dulled up the radiant complexions we used to have! But that’s going to change starting today because our guest today is going to help us get right! We are going to get our healthy, filter-free glows back.
7. Women and Wellness: Food, Fitness, and Fun!
What’s the first thing you should do when it comes to improving your nutritional health? What are the many layers of wellness? In this week’s episode, we get into that and more including how to be confident when it comes to deciding what foods and supplements you should and shouldn't be putting into your bodies. We also discuss modifications you can make without compromising your culture and preferences plus a lot more!
6. Successfully Managing Our Anxiety and Depression
It’s 2021 and mental health is still a stigma within the Black community. I sat down with psychiatrist Danielle Hairston and psychologist Angela Neal-Barnett to discuss anxiety, depression, and how we as a Black community can begin having conversations with ourselves and others when we’re struggling.
5. Candid Conversations About Fertility
Women and men plan for every other aspect of their lives - but you know what we don’t plan for? Our fertility. But what does it really mean to plan for your fertility? What issues can arise when it comes to trying to get pregnant? Those questions and more are answered in this week’s episode where I talk to two women who had their first children in their 40s after years of infertility struggles plus two medical professionals to tell us all we need to know about fertility.
4. Women and Cardiovascular Risk: Bringing Attention to Our Heart Health
When it’s Women’s History Month, it only makes sense to kick off a series talking about Women’s Health with THE NUMBER ONE KILLER OF WOMEN. I sat down with two incredible black female cardiologists, Dr. Rhea Sancassani and Dr. Rachel Bond to discuss risk factors, treatment, and prevention as it relates to heart disease.
3. The Healing Benefits of Acupuncture (And why you Need it in your Life!)
Black people DO get acupuncture! If you’re looking for new ways to heal, this may be the way to go. Licensed Acupuncturist, Leah Turner, gives us the history of acupuncture and shares exactly why it’s a practice that has stood the test of time that continues to help individuals in ways western medicine sometimes can’t.
2. Mental Health, Minorities, and Mainstream Media
The goal for 2021 is to normalize conversations about mental health. But just how do we do that? I sat down with Bryan Sackey, PharmD to discuss this and more!
1. Love and Relationships
This is a special episode right in time for Valentine’s Day. We’re talking about how to successfully navigate the world of dating in today’s society. Special guests Dr. Tosin Apara and Grief Recovery Counselor and Love Coach, Jocelyn Williams.