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“In the Ladies’ Room with Dr. Donnica” is the only public ladies' room you can enter any time without ever waiting on line! Hosted by women’s health expert and media commentator Donnica Moore MD, the podcast will feature real conversations, with real women, about really intimate issues. They may be embarrassing, sad or funny, but they will always be
interesting & informative. You know, like the best conversations you've ever had in ladies' rooms with your best friends. . .or total strangers. . .and a physician!

With a wide variety of guests with “been there, done that” expertise, Dr. Donnica discusses the health and wellness topics women often talk with her about in the ladies’ room. . . after speaking engagements, media
briefings, at events, or just because they happen to be chatting anonymously while waiting on line or over the sink. Generally, these topics tend to be things that are embarrassing; issues Dr. Donnica calls “the Toilet Talk topics” (anything related to bowel or bladder issues, gas, bodily functions, periods, discharges, etc.); questions related to sex and intimacy; subjects women are uncomfortable discussing in public or in “mixed company”; challenges women are struggling with; or anything top of mind or in the news. In each topic, we add our Top Tips about that topic as well as a call to action.

May 28, 2020

Here to discuss PTSD with us today is Dr. Una McCann, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she is also the Co-Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Sleep Research. Previously, she held positions as a research psychiatrist at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and as Chief of the Unit on Anxiety at the National Institutes of Mental Health. She is an editorial board member for 6 different medical journals, and widely regarded as a pre-eminent expert on depression and anxiety.

We discuss how PTSD is an anxiety disorder. Una goes through the criteria for what is considered PTSD and the behavior that comes with the disorder. They talk about why some people go through traumatic experiences and develop PTSD and why others don't.