Women, Food, and Hormones – With Dr. Sara Gottfried

2021-09-15T21:27:28+00:00Podcasts, Women's Health|

“Befriend Your Brain" This episode is all about what food we should be eating to improve our hormonal balance. Plus, we talk about birth control, the carnivore diet, and psychedelics. Sara Gottfried MD is a board-certified gynecologist and physician scientist. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and completed residency at the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Gottfried is a global keynote speaker who practices evidence-based integrative, precision, and functional medicine. She is Clinical Assistant Professor in Dept. of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Director of Precision Medicine at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. Her three New York Times bestselling

Should I fast if I don’t have a cycle?

2021-03-25T19:08:41+00:00Health|

Should you fast if you don’t have a cycle? The short answer is yes! In fact, fasting may be the healing tool that energizes your cycle. Fasting has the ability to bring the body into homeostasis and balance, allowing to naturally regulate sex hormones, estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. The key is understanding how to use fasting to help your cycle. Women can lose their cycle for a variety of reasons. Women may be on birth control, have had a hysterectomy, are in the perimenopausal, menopausal or postmenopausal stage of life, or have a condition such as PCOS.  However, many women aren't sure why they don’t have a cycle. In these cases, I recommend doing a Dutch Hormone Test. The

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