Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is one of the latest buzz words in the functional medicine world, so strap yourselves in for another nerdy look into the incredible world of our gut function! On the podcast today, Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea dive into the most common causes of SIBO and why it’s such a issue for so many people. If you’ve ever suffered from gut problems or IBS then this episode is for you!
Sometimes life is pretty busy, particularly when you’ve just opened two new practices, are convening state wide conferences, travelling constantly, studying full time and trying to keep some sort of semblance of a social life! Or, maybe you’ve just had your first baby and sleep is now non-existent! Welcome to the world of The Wellness Women over the last few months. On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re inviting you into our homes, crazy lives and the techniques we’ve used to build ourselves (and adrenals!) back when we feel like we have lost our mojo!
Did you know that working shifts, particularly night shifts could be extremely damaging to your health? In fact, shift workers are at a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disturbances, depression and even certain types of cancer? But don’t worry, it’s not all doom and gloom! 20% of our population are actually shift workers so this episode is for you! Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea riff about some of the best, tried and tested methods to maintain your health even while working wacky hours!
Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA), it’s a mouthful to say but even more of a pain to experience. This week’s episode is a request from one of our gorgeous listeners! Amenorrhea is a clinical conundrum because it can have so many different causes and stress can play such a big role in a woman’s cycle. Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea are diving into the potential causes of HA, all the weird and wacky signs and symptoms you may experience with it and, as always, the holistic solutions to heal your body. If you don’t know what hypothalamic amenorrhea is then you better tune in now!
Estrogen dominance is one of the most common hormonal imbalances that we see in practice. It seems that our daily lives are just bathing us in excess estrogen that are messing with our entire body. In this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re talking about the ins and outs of hormonal imbalances and how they impact your cycle, fertility, weight and even mindset! Of course, it wouldn’t be a complete episode without targeted lifestyle solutions and holistic interventions to help manage this though!
Is avoiding gluten dangerous? Are you missing out on key nutrients by avoiding these grains? Are you compromising your gut health and microbiome? Will you have higher levels of arsenic in your blood if you avoid gluten? These are all the most common arguments we hear, and have been researched, about the downside of a gluten free diet. Is this just media hype or is there a scientific argument here? You’ll just have to tune in to find out!
And we’re back! We missed you! Thank you for your patience, we were off opening brand new practices and bringing gorgeous little baby boys (well, boy – singular) into the world! It feels so good to be behind the mic again and this episode is extra special! It is quite intimate and a personal account of Dr Ashleigh’s birth and labour story, including info about how she made the decision to opt for a homebirth, the tools and techniques she used along the way, including hypnobirthing and why she sent her husband off to Ikea after her waters broke!! Trust me, you don’t want to miss this! We also touch on how new babies impact friendships and how to best maintain connections with your loved ones when your entire world changes.
JJ Virgin is the author of four New York Times best sellers and celebrity health and fitness guru! On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re diving into JJ’s biggest challenge, not training her star studded line up or writing best sellers but some powerful lessons that she had to learn when her son Grant was in the fight of his life after being the victim of a brutal hit and run accident. In her newly released memoir Miracle Mindset: A Mother, Her Son & Life’s Hardest Lessons JJ divulges what it takes to stay on track in the depths of adversity and how your mindset will have the most powerful influence! You do not want to miss this episode!
Find out more about the incredible JJ Virgin at: www.jjvirgin.com