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March 10, 2022
166: Improving Women's Health at Every Stage of Life with Dr. Michelle Tollefson

Whether you're a male or a female, it's crucial to take charge of your health. However, women face more health risks than men, so what are these potential risks, and how can we avoid them? Dr. Michelle Tollefson joins us toda...


Whether you're a male or a female, it's crucial to take charge of your health. However, women face more health risks than men, so what are these potential risks, and how can we avoid them? Dr. Michelle Tollefson joins us today to talk about menopause, sexual health, breast cancer, and so much more!

Check out this episode to discover more about Women's Health Across the Lifespan!

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What are the risk factors for cancer and how can you avoid them?
  • Why women fear to get a breast CA screening
  • Tips to decrease chemotherapy-related fatigue
  • Impacts of embracing healthy lifestyle behaviors
  • Why sexual health is important part of overall health
  • Practical strategies to incorporate healthy lifestyle behaviors in our life 

Resources mentioned in this episode

About Dr. Michelle Tollefson

Michelle Tollefson, MD, FACOG, DipABLM, FACLM, is an obstetrician gynecologist in Denver, CO, and a Professor in the Health Professions  Department at Metropolitan State University of Denver where she  created and oversees the Lifestyle Medicine Program and the  Wellness Coaching and Lifestyle Medicine Pathway.

She  founded and co-chairs the ACLM Women’s Health Member Interest  Group as well as the Pre-Professional Lifestyle Medicine Education  Member Interest Group. She serves as the ACLM Board Secretary and  serves on the Education and Membership Committees.

She is the editor-in-chief of Improving Women’s Health Across the  Lifespan , an international speaker, women’s health consultant, leads  PAVING the Path to Wellness groups, and recently co-authored the  PAVING the Path to Wellness Workbook with lead author Dr. Beth  Frates and Dr. Amy Comander.  

She is a breast cancer survivor and thriver through the power of  lifestyle medicine and enjoys spending time in the Colorado outdoors  with her husband and three children. 

Connect with Dr. Michelle Tollefson 
Email: mtollef2@msudenver.edu


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