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Hormones 101 with Dr. Carrie Jones

Season 1, Ep. 1

Dr Carrie Jones (naturopath and medical director of Precision Analytical) and Dasha discuss about the history of women’s research, misinformation in women’s health education, why a healthy cycle is important for our bones and brain health, how circadian rhythm and light entrainment can balance our hormones, xenoestrogens, and what are some of Dr. Carrie’s truths that she wishes young women would know about.  This is a jampacked episode that you'll want to relisten to.


Find Dr. Carrie at her website (http://www.drcarriejones.com/) on Instagram (@drcarriejones).

The hormonal test is available via her company (https://dutchtest.com/).

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9/23/2020

Healing Women's Physical Trauma with Dr. Meghan Helwig

Season 1, Ep. 9
Have you ever thought of how you physical trauma (low back pain, headaches, etc.) are linked to emotional trauma? Today we are talking about physical pain with Dr. Meghan Helwig, a sought out Doctor of Physical Therapy based in Southern California but seeing clients all over the nation. But in truth that does not give her justice – she more of a physical therapist, a coach, a philosopher, sister, and psychologist rolled into one. She approaches pain not just from the acute place of injury, but rather also looks at your environment - relationships, how you breath, your daily habits, etc. She looks to understand not only your pain, but where you body is in terms of mobility, stability and strength. This conversation of physical pain stemming from emotional or past physical trauma (e.g., giving birth, having surgery on your trunk area, etc.) is important. I love that Meghan also intertwines the importance of breathwork into her practice (did you know that you breath 20,000 times a day?!?!). In Meghan's eyes, breath is paramount to the healing journey, which is something that many PTs will not tell you or not ask you about. You can find Meghan in sunny California or on the other side of a zoom call. She does consults across the world and is someone who really acts as a detective to understand your health. You can find out more info at www.primalstrengthpt.com or see her amazing tips on instagram at @primalstrengthdocEnjoy the convo.You can find more about Dr. Sarah's research here --https://www.sarahehill.com/Make sure to buy her book as well!
9/9/2020

Birth Control's Impact on Your Brain with Sarah Hill, PhD

Season 1, Ep. 8
Birth control impacting more than just whether you can have a child?!? Say what!Today we are talking about birth control with the brilliant evolutionary psychology researcher, Dr. Sarah Hill. She's a professor and researcher who 's focus shifted to something that she happened upon when she realized it was impacting her own life - birth control.Her book provides an extremely even look at the Pill - the pros and cons, and how it has changed how we think, who we are attracted to, and even has larger implications on society as a whole. Sarah has more than 50 scientific publications and research grants to her name and she's been featured in publications from the Scientific American to the Economist to the Washington Post.What I love most about her book, "This is your brain on birth control: the surprisingscience of women, hormones, and the law of unintended consequences" is that Sarah is not prescriptive or judgemental about it. She's very measured and just provides us with the science so that we can make a decision on our own!She paints a picture that has many downsides including impacts to memory, mental health, sexual libido, and choice of mate, but she's also measured about the fact that many modern women may not be as far along in their careers or where they want to be in life had they not been on the pill for a period of time.This conversation is one I’ve forwarded to a number of my girlfriends who have been on the pill – please do the same because more women need to know about the potential impacts that the pill can have in their stress levels, their thought patterns and their overall happiness.Enjoy the convo.You can find more about Dr. Sarah's research here --https://www.sarahehill.com/ Make sure to buy her book as well!
9/4/2020

Protein Myths and Muscle Medicine for Women with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

Season 1, Ep. 7
Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is a Washington University fellowship-trained physician in Nutritional Science and Geriatrics and is board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulation. She completed her undergraduate degree in Human Nutrition, Vitamin, and Mineral Metabolism at the University of Illinois. Dr. Lyon works closely with the Special Operations Military and has a private practice in NYC. In addition, her practice services the leaders, innovators, mavericks, executives in their prospective field. Dr. Lyon brings unparalleled results to her patients with personalized advanced nutritional interventions, metabolic and genetic testing, and behavioral action implementation. You can follow her on her (fanastic) instagram page (@drgabriellelyon) where she provides frequent tips and tricks, or, you can also find her on her website.‍00:02 Number One Thing Want to DebunkWhat Needs to Happen to Become BulkyDifferences Between Men and Women and ProtocolMuscle MassApproach For WomenNarrative Around Various Diets and WomenReversal for Women and their Symptoms00:26 Protein and Bone DensityNot All Protein is the SameAnimal Protein and Moral/Religious ReasonsSteps for Women to TakeWhy Increasing Protein as You Age is RequiredChange in Protein Intake with AgemTORWhy Certain Countries / Cultures Can be VegetarianImportance of Branch Chain Amino Acids00:55 Biggest Shift Seen in Patients00:59:33 Commons Things Seen in Female PatientsFemales and Fertility/PregnancyIsolation, Anxiety01:09:20 Rapid-Fire Questions‍