Healthy Hormones For Women Podcast

Sinopse

Samantha Gladish from the Holistic Wellness Blog is an Online Nutritionist, Weight Loss Coach and Hormone Fixer-Upper; revealing with you her simple and effective strategies to balancing your hormones, losing weight and creating vibrant health. Discover how you can create more food freedom and more ease, grace and flow in your life to achieve lasting health and vitality. From nutrition, to detox, beauty care, success, money, stress, sleep and all things hormones, from PMS, to PCOS, menopause, thyroid health and more, Samantha is diving into the many areas that make up your health and wellness to help you live a more holistic, powerful and purpose driven life.

Episódios

  • 105: Hyperhydration - Why You Need to Drink More Water

    105: Hyperhydration - Why You Need to Drink More Water

    05/05/2020 Duração: 43min

    Why is it important to drink more water? It’s one of those things that we often overlook. Naturopathic doctor Andrea Maxim is on the show to talk to us about how incredibly important it is and how hyperhydration benefits our hormones among other things. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode105. Topics Discussed in this Episode: Hyperhydration and why we need to drink more water The importance of hydration for detoxification How to hyper hydrate successfully Reigniting your thirst signal Water quality and water sourcing Essential minerals that are important for hydration   Key Takeaways: Most of the symptoms and complaints or issues that you have with your body can be resolved or at least improved by hyperhydration. Every single element of your body, including every single one of your cells, requires water to allow for fluid exchange. Any source of inflammation will cause your hormones to become imbalanced. When this happens, water is the first thing w

  • 104: My Story - Health, Hormones, Tips for ALL Women + Business

    104: My Story - Health, Hormones, Tips for ALL Women + Business

    28/04/2020 Duração: 50min

    My significant other, Gaetan Boutin, turns the table on me and interviews me on the show. I share about my health journey, my inspirations, and my tips for all women. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode104 Topics Discussed in this Episode: What inspired me to get into the world of health Why you should seek a second or third opinion rather than taking your doctor’s advice at face value Why it’s important to take that step of finding a health coach  Turning my health journey into a career Overcoming my limiting beliefs Key Takeaways: Don’t just take your doctor’s advice at face value. Just because they recommend this one medication or one approach, it doesn’t mean that it’s the only approach. Your body has this incredible innate ability to heal. If you are feeding it the right food and taking care of it in the right way, you don’t need to rely on medications. Staying in one direction and keeping it going is so important to success.    Action Steps:

  • 103: Transitioning from Estrogen Dominance to Estrogen Absence + Womens Health over 40

    103: Transitioning from Estrogen Dominance to Estrogen Absence + Women's Health over 40

    21/04/2020 Duração: 48min

    What is the impact of estrogen dominance on women over 40? What happens when you transition from estrogen dominance to estrogen absence? Certified health coach Maria Claps shares her expertise and knowledge about this subject to give us an episode that’s packed with valuable information. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode103 Topics Discussed in this Episode: Estrogen dominance and how it changes in women as they age What happens when your estrogen starts to drop off The different symptoms and problems that can arise with low estrogen The best way to make the transition from estrogen dominance to estrogen absence Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and when you should consider it The DUTCH test Bioidentical hormones vs synthetic hormones Key Takeaways: Estrogen dominance is when your estrogen is out of balance with your progesterone. It essentially tends to be a progesterone deficiency. Women can go from estrogen dominance to estrogen absence a

  • 102: Conquer Your Cramps, Banish Your Moodiness and Fix Your Period

    102: Conquer Your Cramps, Banish Your Moodiness and Fix Your Period

    14/04/2020 Duração: 01h07min

    How can you reclaim your hormone health and have a healthy period? Creator and author of Fix Your Period, Nicole Jardim, shares how to effectively address a wide variety of period problems by using evidence-based information. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode102. Topics Discussed in this Episode: Why the birth control pill is detrimental to your health The non-hormonal birth control options What it means to have a healthy period What your period can tell you about your health Why ovulation is important Period cramps and what an irregular cycle might mean Myths and misconceptions around your period What an optimal diet looks like for supporting hormonal health and your cycle   Key Takeaways: The goal of any hormonal birth control is to stop you from ovulating. However, what we fail to realize is that stopping ovulation for any length of time can be detrimental to our overall health.  The birth control pill is referred to as the lifestyle drug. It’

  • 101: Functional Diagnostic Nutrition - Hormones: Their Role in the Body, the Importance of Lab Testing and the Common Denominator From Running Over 10,000 Labs

    101: Functional Diagnostic Nutrition - Hormones: Their Role in the Body, the Importance of Lab Testing and the Common Denominator From Running Over 10,000 Labs

    07/04/2020 Duração: 57min

    Do you want to know more about hormone health and the importance of lab testing? Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition (FDN) Reed Davis is here to talk about hormones and the common denominators in labs when it comes to hormone testing. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode101. Topics Discussed in this Episode: Hormone health and why hormones are important to the body What the hormones are in charge of in your body Metabolic chaos and the different hormonal symptoms you might be experiencing Natural things that you can implement to balance out your hormones Cellular health Hormone tests and the common denominator in lab testing   Key Takeaways: Hormones are messengers and signals that float around the body. What the endocrine system does is it sends out these messengers, and wherever there’s a receptor for that hormone, you get an effect. Hormones are incredibly important when it comes to bone density. If you’re stressed out all the time, this i

  • 100: An Invite into our Home + Our House Rules

    100: An Invite into our Home + Our House Rules

    31/03/2020 Duração: 01h33s

    Why are house rules important? My man, Gaetan Boutin, joins me in this 100th episode, where we share our house rules and how they’ve helped us live the best life as individuals and as a couple. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode100. Topics Discussed in this Episode: Our house rules and how they’ve helped us live the best life and support each other The list of things that we wanted in our house Being conscious of using eco-friendly products Living a toxin-free life Key Takeaways: Choosing your mattress is very important because a lot of the mattresses out there lets off a gas and you’ll end up breathing in chemicals while you’re sleeping. It’s nice to have artwork that resonates and means something to you. When it comes to infrared saunas, you want to make sure the wood doesn’t have any glues or stains or sealers. And with the infrared elements that heat, get the ceramic ones. An infrared sauna is an incredible health tool and a very good investme

  • 99: How to Support Your Mental and Emotional Wellbeing During Times of Fear and Chaos

    99: How to Support Your Mental and Emotional Wellbeing During Times of Fear and Chaos

    24/03/2020 Duração: 15min

    What can we do in these times of uncertainty? How can we avoid getting caught up in fear and anxiety? Listen in as I share some strategies and talk about choosing to look for the silver lining. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode99 Topics Discussed in this Episode: Strategies to support your mental and emotional wellbeing in these times of uncertainty What you can do to help yourself calm down and manage your stress. How to be more creative and find creative ways of handling things   Key Takeaways: This is an opportunity for us all to work on our trust muscle and trust that everything is all going to work out at the right time and in the right sequence. It’s an opportune time to dive into business, to get new skills and new knowledge that’s going to help propel you as you move forward. In times of crisis, we have this tendency to not think clearly and get into a panic, so breathing exercises can be a really powerful strategy to calm down our stress

  • 98: The Womens Brain - The Impact of Our Hormones, Social Connections and Simple Daily Strategies to Optimize Brain Health

    98: The Women's Brain - The Impact of Our Hormones, Social Connections and Simple Daily Strategies to Optimize Brain Health

    17/03/2020 Duração: 01h19s

    How is a woman’s brain different from a man’s brain? How can women optimize and support their brain health? Neuroscientist Dr. Sarah McKay specializes in translating brain science research into simple, actionable strategies for peak performance, creativity, health, and wellbeing. In this episode, she shares her insights into the neuroscience of women’s health, hormones, and happiness. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode98. Topics Discussed in this Episode: The neuroscience of women’s health, hormones, and happiness The difference between the male and the female brain How the brain impacts our emotions and behaviors The different life stages in a woman’s life and what happens to the brain in each of those stages Simple day-to-day things that you can do to optimize and support the health of your brain Key Takeaways: The social experiences we have throughout our teenage years and early 20s are really important in shaping our brains. The more positive

  • 97: Coaches QA: Healing Adult acne, Solutions for Gas and Bloating, How to Manage Sugar and Carb Cravings and More!

    97: Coaches Q&A: Healing Adult acne, Solutions for Gas and Bloating, How to Manage Sugar and Carb Cravings and More!

    10/03/2020 Duração: 36min

    Welcome to the Q&A chat together with Coach Valerie, where we answer your questions regarding thyroid health, PMS, cravings, and many more! We hope that you can take a lot of the strategies that we share. Enjoy the episode! You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode97 Topics Discussed in this Episode: How to deal with gas and bloating How to stop sugar cravings Sugar cravings vs hunger Healing your body after years of taking birth control pills Cycle mapping How to deal with adult acne   Key Takeaways: The gut is the foundation for everything, so symptoms of gas and bloating are most likely diet-related and can be connected to the hormones. Gas and bloating are indicative that you’re lacking the necessary stomach factors to break down the food that’s sitting in your stomach. Gas and bloating can also be indicative of an imbalance in your gut flora. Hunger, compared to cravings, is going to take more time to build up. It typically takes 3 to 6 months f

  • 96: From Boobs to Pubes - How to Use Castor Oil for Detoxification and Hormone Health

    96: From Boobs to Pubes - How to Use Castor Oil for Detoxification and Hormone Health

    03/03/2020 Duração: 29min

    Did you know that castor oil is good for detoxification and hormone health? If you’re looking to support your hormones, castor oil is it! Listen in as I talk about the many ways you can use castor oil from head to toe. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode96 Topics Discussed in this Episode: Castor oil’s chemical composition and its benefits The different ways to use castor oil The benefits of massaging castor oil all over your body Key Takeaways: Castor oil in a non-volatile fatty oil derived from the seeds of the castor bean plant. Castor oil is used to boost lymphatic health and circulation, and to support immune health. Castor oil can be used to treat constipation when ingested. Studies suggest that many of the castor oil’s benefits come down to its chemical composition. Almost 90% of its fatty acid content is a rare compound called ricinoleic acid. Castor oil contains beneficial salts and esters that mainly act as skin conditioning agents. Casto

  • 95: Supporting Hormonal Teenagers + Creating a Safe and Healthy Home + Simple Wellness Strategies for Women 40+

    95: Supporting Hormonal Teenagers + Creating a Safe and Healthy Home + Simple Wellness Strategies for Women 40+

    25/02/2020 Duração: 57min

    How do you deal with hormonal teenagers? Naturopathic doctor and mother, Dr. Rachel Schwartzman shares her insights about how to support teenagers and their overall health. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode95   Topics Discussed in this Episode: Dealing with hormonal teenagers, supporting their health, and optimizing their hormones Women’s health and hormonal health Strategies that women can implement to support their hormones The benefits of acupuncture The organic acid test and what it looks at Creating a healthy home What it means to be a birth doula   Key Takeaways: Kids can start with herbs from as young as when they start eating solids. When it comes to the products that you use, for something that’s chemical-based, you can find a natural alternative. Cruciferous vegetables, the brassica family, are very good at detoxifying our hormones and are great for the liver. Honey is the best cough syrup. When you add garlic to it, it’s very good for i

  • 94: Nutrition and Lifestyle Strategies for Healing Endometriosis with Khush Sra

    94: Nutrition and Lifestyle Strategies for Healing Endometriosis with Khush Sra

    18/02/2020 Duração: 01h32s

    What is endometriosis? I know for a fact that so many women in this community are struggling with it. If you’re one of them or know anyone who is, listen in and learn the strategies that you can employ for healing. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode94 Topics Discussed in this Episode: What endometriosis looks like Nutrition and lifestyle strategies that you can incorporate to support and heal your body Nutrition and lifestyle strategies that are not serving you best Movement and exercise The types of exercise that you can do to support your hormones and bring “fire” to your pelvic area The link between gut health and endometriosis   Key Takeaways: Endometriosis presents in so many different ways and it’s a very complex disease. The main symptoms of endometriosis that get you into the doctor’s office for diagnosis are the increasing pain during menstruation and also off-cycle. The only way to diagnose endometriosis is through surgery. Dairy has a hi

  • 93: Sex, Libido, Desire and Arousal - Navigating Sexual Health

    93: Sex, Libido, Desire and Arousal - Navigating Sexual Health

    11/02/2020 Duração: 01h02min

    What is libido? What does it mean to be aroused? It’s such an important topic to talk about because so many women are experiencing this symptom of low libido. Best-selling author Susan Bratton is on the show to shine some light on libido, sexual desire, and arousal. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode93 Topics Discussed in this Episode: The desire for passionate sex and orgasm Intimacy disconnection How to get your libido back What desire is all about Unpacking the patriarchal view of sexuality How to stay present during sex Connecting back to your feminine energy Communication and sex   Key Takeaways: The fundamental thing about having a great sex life and a high libido is having healthy hormones by getting the right nutrition and getting good quality sleep. Susan’s homemade dressing: Take a cup of organic avocado oil. Mix in a quarter cup of good vinegar. Add a tablespoon of French Dijon mustard. Add fresh or dried herbs. Add salt and pepper as

  • 92: 9 Simple Strategies for Healthy Beautiful Breasts

    92: 9 Simple Strategies for Healthy Beautiful Breasts

    04/02/2020 Duração: 28min

    What are the factors that affect breast health? How can we keep our breasts healthy and beautiful? Find out in this episode that’s dedicated to all the women out there who are struggling with breast cancer and other breast-related diseases. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode92. Topics Discussed in this Episode: The different factors that affect breast health The DUTCH test and how it can help you The 9 strategies for healthy, beautiful breasts   Key Takeaways: It is known that 1 in 8 women will suffer from a serious breast health issue in their lifetime. Many different factors impact breast health: Genetic factors Different environmental factors such as toxins and pathogens Psychological and physiological stressors Hormonal factors Estrogen dominance can lead to a lot of issues with breast health and ovarian health. We can reduce the risk of breast-related diseases by approximately 90% with the implementation of healthy everyday strategies. Vi

  • 91: Coaches Chat - Morning and Nighttime Routines

    91: Coaches Chat - Morning and Nighttime Routines

    28/01/2020 Duração: 44min

    Do you have a morning and nighttime routine? Coach Valerie of Holistic Wellness joins me to chat about what our morning and nighttime routines look like. Listen in and be inspired to create your own morning and nighttime rituals and have the best day ever! You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode91 Topics Discussed in this Episode: What our morning routines look like Our favorite drinks to start the day How we do our workouts What our nighttime routines look like   Key Takeaways: When you work out, don’t be afraid to lift heavy weights. Building up your strength is very important. You may not have the luxury of being self-employed or working from home, but that shouldn’t keep you from building a morning routine that works for you. Doing one or two things before you start your workday makes a big difference. If you think you don’t have a routine yet, whatever it is you’re currently doing is your routine.   Action Steps: Establish a morning and nighttime

  • 90: CBD - Sourcing, Quality, Combining with Botanicals and Natural Healing

    90: CBD - Sourcing, Quality, Combining with Botanicals and Natural Healing

    21/01/2020 Duração: 46min

    What is CBD? CBD oil is becoming incredibly popular, but what makes a good quality CBD oil? Ret Taylor, one of the co-founders of a natural remedies company called NED, shares about their line-up of full-spectrum hemp products that bring balance to the mind and body. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode90 Topics Discussed in this Episode: Getting back to nature What NED is all about What’s CBD What you can expect when you take CBD oil The different concentrations and difference spectrums of hemp oil Combining CBD with botanicals and creating a kit specifically for women   Key Takeaways: CBD is one of the many compounds found in the hemp plant and the marijuana. “Dietary supplements should not be making health claims.” This is a good rule that prevents snake oil salesmen from making crazy claims. Sleep, anxiety, joint muscle pain, inflammation, and depression are the 5 main problems that people use NED for. It varies from person to person.   Action

  • 89: Hormones, Diet, Detox - What Your Genes Say About You

    89: Hormones, Diet, Detox - What Your Genes Say About You

    14/01/2020 Duração: 01h04min

    What can a genetic test tell you about yourself? Get ready to have your mind blown as one of the smartest women that I know, Dr. Robyn Murphy, talks about genetic testing and the things that you can learn from getting a genetic test. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode89 Topics Discussed in this Episode: What it means to test your DNA The types of genetic testing The things that we can learn by testing our DNA The connection between the gallbladder, estrogen, and chemical toxicity, and how it relates to genetics The DUTCH test How your diet is impacting your genes The keto diet and whether it’s the best option for you How to know if you’re getting the right amount of nutrients   Key Takeaways: Your DNA is the code that provides the information for your cells what to make, how to function, and how to respond to the environment. This is passed down through lineage -- you get half of it from your mother, and the other half from your father. The way th

  • 88: The Cosmos + Astrology  What to Know About the Energy for 2020

    88: The Cosmos + Astrology & What to Know About the Energy for 2020

    07/01/2020 Duração: 57min

    How can we tap into our intuition and get in the flow, and find our creative energy? Meredith Dylan shares her insights on how we can get connected to ourselves and the universe, and how we can tap into the cosmos for guidance. You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode88 Topics Discussed in this Episode: How Meredith got into astrology and numerology What astrology and numerology mean Why astrology matters What we need to know about the energy for 2020 How to get into a state of flow and become more connected with cosmic energy Why you should consider taking an improv class How to use the information you learn from astrology and numerology How learning about her hormonal health strengthened Meredith’s spiritual experience   Key Takeaways: Numerologically, 2020 is a “4” year because when you add up 2+0+2+0 it equals 4. And that is a vibration or frequency of the dedicated hard worker. So this is the year where our work is the focus. We’re building foundat

  • 87: QA: Healing Post-pill Amenorrhea, Strategies for Acid Reflux  Constipation + Tips to Survive the Holidays and Feel Your Absolute Best

    87: Q&A: Healing Post-pill Amenorrhea, Strategies for Acid Reflux & Constipation + Tips to Survive the Holidays and Feel Your Absolute Best

    17/12/2019 Duração: 40min

    How you can best support yourself over the holidays? The holiday season can be a stressful and sometimes overwhelming time for a lot of people. In this Q&A episode, I share some great strategies on how you can best support yourself while dealing with the holidays.  You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode87 Topics Discussed in this Episode: What causes hypothalamic amenorrhea and what you can do about it Strategies to support yourself when you’re on the pill or getting off the pill Tips to stop acid reflux and constipation Healthy holiday survival tips   Key Takeaways: Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea is a condition characterized by the absence of a menstrual period for three or four months in a woman of reproductive age. What’s happening here is that there is a breakdown in communication between the hypothalamus, your pituitary glands, and your ovaries. The pill is one of the biggest causes of amenorrhea. This poses a problem for many of the wome

  • 86: Understanding Histamine and Healing from Histamine Intolerance

    86: Understanding Histamine and Healing from Histamine Intolerance

    10/12/2019 Duração: 48min

    What do you do when you have histamine intolerance? Board-certified doctor of natural medicine, Dr. Becky Campbell shares insights from her book The 4-Phase Histamine Reset Plan. So if you’re dealing with any histamine issues, this episode is perfect for you! You can find all the info and links about this episode at https://holisticwellness.ca/episode86 Topics Discussed in this Episode: What is histamine? What happens when we can’t break down histamine properly? How can you test for histamine intolerance? What are examples of high-histamine foods and histamine-liberating foods? What are the common causes of histamine intolerance? What is the link between thyroid and histamine? What is the connection between stress and histamine? How can you meal prep when you have histamine intolerance?   Key Takeaways: Histamine is something that we need in the body. Its main role is to help you get rid of allergens. One of the enzymes responsible for breaking down histamine is diamine oxidase (DAO). You can test for hist

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