Hormones, Part 3 (Sex Hormones)
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TED TALK on Personal Data Collection with Talithia Williams
The new breed of high-tech self-monitors (measuring heartrate, sleep, steps per day) might seem targeted at competitive athletes. But Talithia Williams, a statistician, makes a compelling case that all of us should be measuring and recording simple data about our bodies every day — because our own data can reveal much more than even our doctors may know.
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The Hormone Cure by Sara Gottfreid, MD
This book is not REQUIRED reading, but can help women that are feeling moody, asexual, tapped out, dried up, stressed out, and sleep deprived. Dr. Sara Gottfried, a Harvard-educated physician and nationally recognized, board-certified gynecologist, refuses to accept that being a woman means feeling overwhelmed or that popping pills is the new normal. In The Hormone Cure, she shares the unique hormone-balancing program that she has used to help thousands of women reclaim wellness, verve, and optimal health.
The Ultimate Health Podcast #164: Dr. Sara Gottfried – The Hormone Cure
In this episode, Dr. Gottfried talks about preparing for menopause, the importance of carbs, The impact of the birth control pill on your hormones, The 3 main jobs of cortisol, How chronic cardio (eg. running) raises your cortisol, The adrenal glands are important for maintaining homeostasis, The purpose of yoga is to still the fluctuations of the mind, 7 hormones that could be influencing your weight, Men and women can both experience estrogen dominance, and MORE!
Art of Manliness Podcast
#399: The Vast Influence of Testosterone on Our Bodies, Minds, and the World We Live In. In this episode, Dr. Charles Ryan, an oncologist that specializes in prostate cancer, discusses testosterone’s role in prostate cancer, how our exposure to testosterone in the womb has a huge role in how we respond to testosterone later in life, and the positives and negatives of testosterone, including the way it decreases the risk of Alzheimer’s but increases your chances of balding and can even inspire asocial aggression.
Keto for Women Show #108: Your Menstrual Cycle As A Vital Sign with Lisa Hendrickson-Jack
Discover the connection between menstrual cycle health, fertility, and overall health as holistic reproductive health practitioner Lisa talks about how we should be treating our menstrual cycle as a vital sign of what we should be looking for in our health and educates about the fertility awareness method. When you track and pay attention to your menstrual cycle, it doesn’t take long before you recognize that your cycle is always reflecting your health back to you.
Naturally Nourish Podcast #116: Endocrine Disruptors and Estrogen Overload
In this episode, Ali and Becki deconstruct the topic of estrogen overload and point to a culprit found in our environment, our homes, our products and beyond. Learn how your makeup or your plastic water bottle could actually be predisposing you to disease risk and what you can do to support your system in detoxing these harmful compounds! They include a list of their favorite replacement products for common household items.
Test, Don't Guess
Great Plains Laboratory Comprehensive Hormone Panel- $360/$350
Are you interested in getting a salivary hormone panel completed to check the levels of your hormones? This test includes: Estradiol, Estrone*, Estriol*(estrogen), Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA, and Cortisol (4x a day). This test provides an excellent snapshot of both the sex hormones and stress hormones. All tests include a consultation to aid in interpretation and treatment planning. *women only
Workshop Re-Cap Audio File
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