Have you ever been told that you’re low in iron or iron deficient? We are finding that so many women are coming in with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, headaches, dizziness and the list goes on only to find out that they’re iron deficient! How can it be that in this modern day of medicine we are still so depleted? In this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re looking at the underlying causes of WHY women are iron deficient despite supplementation and even infusions! Stayed tuned for some really exciting news from Dr Andrea too… no, she’s not pregnant!
This is by far one of our favourite episodes! Do you know why we love our pets so much? Or why they are so beneficial for our health? Did you that your furry best friends really do have powerful healing benefits? Tune in now to hear Dr Andrea get choked up just talking about her dog (ha ha) and Dr Ashleigh explain why she’s not a pet person but how she finds her own form of ‘vitamin P’!
There’s a special furry guest in this episode too!
We cannot discuss women’s reproductive health without discussing fibroids! Fibroids (muscular benign tumours of the uterus) can affect up to 50% of women at some stage of their lives and can either be inconsequential or completely debilitating. In this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re exploring the risk factors that can lead to fibroids, what can exacerbate them as well as the best evidence for treatment, from functional medicine approaches to surgical options! Tune in now!
Can stress really make us gain weight? How does that happen? In this episode of Wellness Women Radio tune in to find out how stress actually impacts our metabolism, food cravings, fat distribution and overall health. Don’t worry, there’s lots of ways to combat stress induced weight gain and Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea talk through the simplest shifts to make this happen!
Are the cosmetics and beauty products you use every day affecting your health and hormones? On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re examining our daily beauty rituals to see what kind of chemical load we’re exposing ourselves to and whether or not this is harmful to our health. Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea share their own personal routines and the swaps they’ve made over time to lessen the toxic burden. Stay tuned to find out exactly what they use on their skin…you might be surprised!
We’ve mentioned leaky gut on the show countless times and now it’s time to give this syndrome the episode it deserves! On this episode of Wellness Women Radio, Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea explain in detail exactly what leaky gut is, how it happens and the best strategies to begin healing as well as the type of practitioner you may want to work with to address leaky gut! Don’t miss this important episode!
The placebo effect used to be brushed off as a ‘fake’ phenomenon experienced by people who were easily susceptible to suggestion. However, we now know that our mind is one of the most powerful healing tools that we can tap into! Tune in now to hear The Wellness Women discuss some of the most profound cases of ‘the placebo effect’ and what this can mean for you in your every day life!
There is nothing more agonising and debilitating than a migraine headache, for those who suffer them. Migraines can be triggered by a whole host of foods, toxins, stressors and even hormonal changes but can force women to lose days, if not weeks each month! Please remember that there is no such thing as a ‘normal headache’ or a ‘normal migraine’ and in this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re analysing the common triggers of migraines and holistic solutions to keep them at bay! Make sure you share this episode with anyone who has ever experienced a migraine!
Antibiotic Resistance is a serious public health issue that has been exaggerated over the last 30 years of antibiotic overuse and over-prescription! Join Dr Andrea & Dr Ashleigh as they journey through how this came about and what you can do to naturally protect yourself and your family from antimicrobial resistance.
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On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we need you to put your NERD hat on and come for a little ride with us inside your body to understand the basics of methylation! Never heard of methylation? Don’t worry we’re trying to keep it super simple today so you can get a handle on this essential biochemical process that occurs more than 1 billion times per second and controls so much of our health!
Did you make it out of the holidays with your adrenal glands in tact?
Or, like many of us, did you find yourself and your immune system crashing as soon as you had some down time?
This is a sign that your hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (big fancy term for your adrenal feedback system) is not functioning as well as what it could be, so in this episode The Wellness Women are giving you the keys to take care of your adrenals and reboot your energy system for a busy year ahead!