The Hurt By The Female Pain Docs

by Dr. Meera Kirpekar and Dr. Alopi Patel

Dr. K and Dr. P, of The Female Pain Docs, are board certified anesthesiologists and interventional pain physicians that discuss topics relating to women's pain and general health. The Hurt Podcast contributes to the public discourse on women's health with specific focus on female pain, both diagnoses and treatments. The podcast pursues a fact-based exploration of disease and ailments affecting women by discussing advances in an... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E05 - Minding Your Migraine: Lifestyle Modifications for Migraines

    S02 E05 - Minding Your Migraine: Lifestyle Modifications for Migraines

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P focus on migraines, in particular how our lifestyle can worsen or improve migraines. They discuss sleep patterns, stress and meditation, toxic substances like smoking and alcohol, exercise, and eve...

    23:23
  • S02 E04 - TMJ Dysfunction: A Real Pain In My Jaw

    S02 E04 - TMJ Dysfunction: A Real Pain In My Jaw

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P discuss temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMJ pain, which is pain within the jaw. With the pandemic, cases of TMJ pain have significantly risen, so this episode focuses on the causes of jaw pa...

    22:44
  • S02 E03 - Transgender People and Pain: A Painful Truth

    S02 E03 - Transgender People and Pain: A Painful Truth

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P address the issue of chronic pain in transgender people. Transgender medicine is an evolving area of medicine with much research to be done still. Awareness and support can play a vital role in pro...

    18:00
  • S02 E02 - Psychology of Pain: Is It All In My Head?

    S02 E02 - Psychology of Pain: Is It All In My Head?

    In this episode, Dr. K and Dr. P focus on the concept of pain catastrophizing, which is when one imagines the worst possible outcomes of their pain. They discuss how genetics, physical conditions, mental state, and support system ...

    21:52
  • S02 E01 - Hormones: Whats Sex Got to Do With It?

    S02 E01 - Hormones: Whats Sex Got to Do With It?

    Welcome to Season 2 of The Hurt by The Female Pain Docs! In the first episode of this season, Dr. K and Dr. P discuss how hormones play a huge role in pain processing as well as overall health conditions. They elaborate how men an...

    16:29