Mainstream medicine often fails us when it comes to hormonal imbalances. Hormones aren’t commonly tested, even when there is a high likelihood of an issue (like cortisol in our overly stressed culture). Since there are so many hormones that can become dysregulated, presenting with a wide variety of symptoms, many of the symptoms are written off to aging and never addressed.
On today’s episode of The Dhru Purohit Podcast, we are re-sharing my interview with Dr. Sara Gottfried. We take a deep dive into the topic of hormonal imbalances, along with what you can do to get them back on track.
Dr. Sara Gottfried is a board-certified physician who graduated from Harvard and MIT. She practices evidence-based integrative, precision, and Functional Medicine. She is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University, and Director of Precision Medicine at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health. Her three New York Times bestselling books are The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and Younger. Her latest book is Women, Food, and Hormones.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- Breathing Zone App
- Perceived Stress Scale Test
- Continuous Glucose Monitors
For more on Dr. Gottfried, follow her on Instagram @saragottfriedmd, Facebook @drgottfried, Twitter @gottfriedsara, YouTube @drgottfried, and through her website saragottfriedmd.com. Get her book Women, Food, and Hormones: A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again here. To learn more about becoming a patient in Dr. Gottfried’s Precision Medicine practice, go to marcusinstitute.jeffersonhealth.org.
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