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I’m excited to welcome Dr. Lara Briden to the podcast.

We’re digging into why repairing your period matters for fertility.

Dr. Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and the period revolutionary—leading the change to better periods.

Informed by a strong science background and more than twenty years with patients, Lara is a passionate communicator about women’s health and alternatives to hormonal birth control.  Her book Period Repair Manual is a manifesto of natural treatment for better hormones and better periods and provides practical solutions using nutrition, supplements, and natural hormones.  Now in its second edition, the book has been an underground sensation and has worked to quietly change the lives of tens of thousands of women.

Lara divides her time between Christchurch, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia, where she has her consulting rooms. She’s helped thousands of women find relief for period problems such as PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, and perimenopause. Check out her website at www.larabriden.com

Do you know what your period means for fertility?

BEFORE you head straight to the fertility clinic, it’s time to dig into the facts!

Plus one of the first steps I tell me 1:1 clients with regards to their period…- it’s time to change their feminine hygiene products.  Check out our resources section for recommendations.  Many conventional pads and tampons are sprayed with glyphosate (which is a herbicide – linked to infertility and other health issues).  Learn more about glyphosate here on this blog – The Toxic Effect of GMO Foods and Glyphosate on Developing Children.

In this episode you’ll learn:

1)  Why the period is our monthly report card.  The signs of a healthy period.

2)  What are the reasons for anovulation (Hint – it could be autoimmune disease, PCOS, insulin resistance, undereating, nutrient deficiency, low carb diet, stress, elevated prolactin and more).

3) The importance of estrogen and period health.  We discuss reasons for impaired estrogen due to factors such as alcohol consumption, digestive problems (gut health), toxins, nutrient deficiency and chronic inflammation

4) Why thyroid health matters for a healthy period. Plus the importance of gut health, vaginal health and steps to take right now,

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