Episode 31

Overcoming Hormonal Imbalances: PCOS, Hashimotos, and More

With Angelique Panagos

Sugar. It’s the one ingredient that so many of us have an unhealthy love affair with that we can’t quite figure out how to give up. It’s in practically everything that is packaged and in many restaurant meals. Sugar is one food that UK-based nutritional therapist and Functional Medicine practitioner Angelique Panagos credits with her many health issues, including hormonal imbalances that caused years of pain and suffering for her and her family.

On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host, Dhru, talks to Angelique about her personal story revealing her battle with several eating disorders, Hashimoto’s, PCOS, and more. Angelique also shares her very personal account of having two miscarriages, a devastating occurrence that 15-20% of women face. In this podcast, you will get tons of practical tips, insights, and reflections that will leave you with a much deeper understanding of why so many women face these health issues. Angelique is on a mission to educate women about hormones and how to balance them.

I know you’ll be captivated by Angelique’s story in this episode of The Broken Brain Podcast as I was. Enjoy.

PS – For more on Angelique, be sure to follow her on Instagram @angeliquepanagos and on Twitter @apnutrition. Check out her website www.angeliquepanagos.com and listen to her on two wonderful podcast interviews, one with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee here, and another one with naturopathic doctor Ben Brown, here. You can also find her book The Balance Plan: Six Steps to Optimise your Hormonal Health, right here.

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For more on Dhru Purohit, be sure to follow him on Instagram @dhrupurohit, on Facebook @dhruxpurohit, on Twitter @dhrupurohit, and on YouTube @dhrupurohit. You can also text Dhru at (302) 200-5643 or click here https://my.community.com/dhrupurohit

I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. How sugar affects hormones
  2. What is PCOS and what does it affect?
  3. Angelique’s story
  4. Biggest misconceptions of eating disorders
  5. Getting a Hashimoto’s diagnosis
  6. Using food to heal
  7. Kicking old habits and making positive changes
  8. Why excessive exercise isn’t the answer
  9. Paying attention to protein and fats
  10. Constipation and fiber needs
  11. Angelique’s struggle with miscarriages
  12. Preconception planning – the dad’s side
  13. Writing a book on hormones
  14. Being realistic about the postpartum period
  15. Learn more about Angelique and work with her


Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Dhru Purohit Podcast, a top 30 health podcast with over 30 million downloads. His interviews focus on the inner workings of the brain and the body and feature the brightest minds in wellness, medicine, and mindset.

Dhru Purohit is also a serial entrepreneur and investor in the health and wellness industry.

Angelique Panagos

Angelique is a fully qualified and registered nutritional therapist trained and working in the principles of functional medicine.

Angelique runs a busy private practice, specialising in hormonal health, stress management, weight management and digestive wellness.

Her first book The Balance Plan: Six Steps to Optimise your Hormonal Health was published in July 2017.

After experiencing her own issues with PCOS, hypothyroidism, miscarriage and more, she is determined to help women solve hormonal imbalance.

Angelique is on a mission to educate women about hormones and how to balance them.

Angelique completed her nutritional therapy training at the renowned Institute of Optimum Nutrition in London. She is registered and regulated by The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and is a member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

In addition, she is also proud to have completed the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) AFMCP™-UK and is pursuing certification with the IFM.

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