Ladies, if you've always found hormones (and what you've been taught about them) a little confusing, you're not alone. It turns out there's a lot to unpack when discussing how hormones affect you and your body, and today's guest is perfect for the job.
Dr. Carrie Jones is a functional medicine women's health and hormone doctor whose job is to educate and empower.
0:00 - Introduction
3:15 - Why are hormones so important?
5:48 - DUTCH testing
9:38 - How cortisol affects hormones
20:58 - Total vs free cortisol
25:09 - Estrogen dominance
34:33 - Estrogen detoxification
41:50 - How genetics affects hormones
45:39 - How birth control affects hormones
52:11 - Can hormones affect partner preference?
54:16 - 3 pieces of advice from Dr. Carrie
1:00:31 - Closing
You can learn more about Dr. Carrie Jones on her website drcarriejones.com or on Instagram @dr.carriejones.
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