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Menopause as a Brain Event: Rethinking the Change with Dr. Fiona Lovely

The Hormone Solution Podcast with Karen Martel

Release Date: 09/23/2023

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Dr. Fiona Lovely is a women’s health expert with specialties in functional medicine, functional neurology and restorative endocrinology. She has lectured on the topics of women’s health, hormone balance and brain function extensively. She is the creator and host of a popular long-running podcast on the passage of peri-menopause called Not Your Mother’s Menopause. A million + people around the world have downloaded the podcast, listening in to learn about the physical, mental and spiritual journey of menopause.

Her mission is to share info to empower women and pull back the curtain to reveal the good-ness that is possible at mid life. She has a vision of the time where the world is a kinder, gentler place and the taboos of menopause no longer exist.

Have you ever considered that menopause may be brain-related? That’s what we’ll be discussing in this episode. Fiona explains the role that hormones and genetics play towards your level of Alzheimer’s risk, the benefits of replacing hormones, and how brain health influences your sexuality.

In this episode:

       Why medical professionals need to stop operating from old information.

       What the hormones from the pituitary gland signal the ovaries to do.

       The effects of the egress of estrogen and progesterone on the brain.

       Symptoms that are brain-based which happen in peri-menopause.

       Why the egress of estrogen can act like a switch for Alzheimer’s.

       Paying close attention to your genetics that may indicate a higher risk of Alzheimer’s.

       Karen’s recent visit to a genetics specialist.

       The three types of estrogen and which one is mort important for the brain.

       What benefits happen from replacing hormones.

       Why some studies about hormone replacement are flawed.

       How to properly assert to your doctor that you want hormone replacement.

       Why midlife, and not waiting for a diagnosis, is the time to take action.

       Situations where hormones can be more effective than antidepressants.

       Why taking care of brain health is the most important thing for a healthy sexuality.

       The reason that wearing socks during sex can help women achieve orgasm.

       Being stuck in “fight or flight” mode and how to fix it.

       Fiona’s course that is being offered again this year.

 

 
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Karen Martel, Certified Hormone Specialist & Transformational Nutrition Coach and weight loss expert.