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Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Mastery for Women's Health Professionals

Are you ready to uplevel your women's health practice? Welcome to the Fertility Friday Podcast! A podcast designed to empower you to use fertility awareness both personally and professionally. If you are a woman's health professional — and you’re not fully utilizing the menstrual cycle as a vital sign — it's time to change that right away! Through evidence-based literature reviews, engaging discussions, expert interviews, and compelling client stories, Lisa Hendrickson-Jack, FAE, HRHP covers everything from complex menstrual cycle chart interpretation and balancing hormones to overcoming fertility challenges and more. With over 20 years of experience teaching fertility awareness, Lisa combines her real-world expertise with the latest research to ensure you're fully equipped to support your clients. Lisa's first book, "The Fifth Vital Sign," describes the menstrual cycle as an important vital sign we should pay attention to. Her most recent book, "Real Food for Fertility" (co-authored with Lily Nichols, RDN), explores how a healthy menstrual cycle sets the stage for a healthy pregnancy. With well over 4 million downloads, Fertility Friday is the #1 source for information about fertility awareness and menstrual cycle health. All women deserve to understand how their bodies work, and if we wait for our education systems to do it we may be waiting forever. It's up to us to be the change we wish to see in the field of women's health. In other words, It's YOUR TURN to bring this essential information to your clients sooner rather than later — they need it now!
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Now displaying: October, 2019
Oct 25, 2019

In today’s episode I discuss period pain. I go into the most common causes for period pain, and specific steps you can take to reduce and/or eliminate your pain starting today!

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon. Exciting news!! The audiobook is finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Sign for FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What is primary dysmenorrhea
  • What is period pain a sign of
  • How period pain is very common but not normal
  • The flow pattern of a normal period 
  • Why you should get checked out by your doctor if your bleeding is too light or too heavy 
  • How extreme pain with your period can be a sign of endometriosis or other issues 
  • Why the pill may manage period pain but does not fix the underlying cause of the pain
  • Other modalities to look at when you have severe period pain
  • Strategies for reducing period pain
  • How processed dairy products can affect women
  • The importance of reducing xenoestrogenic chemicals from your household products or makeup
  • The benefits of acupuncture or abdominal therapies for period pain 
  • How vaginal steaming can improve your bleeding issues
  • Supplements that can improve period pain
  • The importance of identifying the sources of inflammation causing your period pain

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her FacebookTwitter, and on her website.
 

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Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

 

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

 

 Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

Oct 18, 2019

Today I share another Pill Reality Series Episode! Today I interview Tessa who shares her experience with the Implant. Tune in to discover what you should know about the Implant before you have it inserted.

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon. Exciting news!! The audiobook is finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Sign for FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What happened in Tessa’s menstrual cycle that led her to first getting on hormonal birth control
  • What diagnosis did Tessa receive after years of painful and absent periods
  • How the cost of hormonal birth control in Australia affected Tessa’s use of the pill
  • Why Tessa decided to get the implant rather than birth control
  • Tessa’s experience with the implant
  • The complicated process Tessa experienced when having the implant removed
  • How Tessa finally put all her birth control struggles together and decided to be rid of hormonal birth control for good
  • How Tessa and her husband dealt with no longer using hormonal birth control
  • The importance of listening to your body and being your own advocate for you health 

Connect with Lisa:

You can connect with Lisa on her FacebookTwitter, and on her website.
 

Resources mentioned:

Related podcasts & blog posts:

 

Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

 

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

Oct 11, 2019

Shawn Mynar  is a holistic nutritionist and mindset coach based out of Boulder, Colorado. After years of chronic health issues, Shawn was able to regain complete health by changing the food she puts on her plate, the lifestyle choices she makes, and the mindset she brings to daily life. She now has made it her life’s mission to help others understand both the power of using food and a healthy, positive mindset as medicine on the path to total wellness. Shawn believes in and coaches on the frameworks of intuitive eating, body respect, self-compassion, and health at every size.

In today’s episode we get down to the biggest differences between men and women when it comes to Keto diets, intermittent fasting, and much more!

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon. Exciting news!! The audiobook is finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Sign for FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What the Keto Diet was originally intended to for
  • The personal experience that led Shawn to start the Keto Diet and therefore begin her career
  • What is the Keto Diet 
  • How do you know you are in Ketosis 
  • The difference between full-on ketosis and a lower carb diet 
  • Why getting enough fats is important to build ketones and get to ketosis
  • What makes Keto a healing tool
  • The real goal of Keto for women
  • How Keto works differently for men vs. woman
  • Whether Keto is best used only for the healing process or a way to eat forever
  • The importance of listening to your body when eating 
  • How to know if Keto is right for you
  • How to add fats to your meals and to your vegetables 
  • Why you should do Keto on your own terms and your own guidelines 

Connect with Shawn Mynar:

You can connect with Shawn Mynar on her FacebookInstagram and on her website.
 

Resources mentioned:

Related podcasts & blog posts:

 

Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

 

Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Anna Cabeca, a triple board certified, Emory University trained physician and hormone expert was diagnosed with early menopause at age 38. Devastated, she set out on a personal wellness journey to reverse her menopause side effects, which resulted in her delivery of a healthy baby girl at the age of 41.

After experiencing her own health successes, Dr. Cabeca began counseling others, ultimately changing the lives of thousands of women across the globe. Her new book The Hormone Fix and other empowering transformation programs have helped women of all ages become their best selves again.

In today’s episode we talk about balancing hormones, and how the Keto diet can be used to reduce symptoms and improve the menstrual cycle, particularly as we approach menopause.

Today’s episode is sponsored by the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook. The first fully customizable paper charting workbook of its kind, available in both Fahrenheit and Celsius editions. Click here to grab your copy today!

Today’s episode is sponsored by The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. The Fifth Vital Sign is available for purchase on Amazon. Exciting news!! The audiobookis finally here! Listen to The Fifth Vital Signfor FREE when you sign up for a 30 day free trial with Audible. Click here to download now.

 

Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • What brought Dr. Anna to write The Hormone Fix
  • How Dr. Anna’s early menopause diagnosis changed her work, her health and her life
  • What is Mighty Maca Plus
  • How a tragic loss in Dr. Anna’s life led to early menopause
  • The impacts of stress on the body and the menstrual cycle
  • How Dr. Anna was able to heal her body, mind and spirit to began ovulating again
  • The natural things Dr. Anna used to help heal herself
  • The process Dr. Anna has used to help her “infertile” clients conceive
  • How sugar affects our hormones balance
  • What is Dr. Anna’s 10-80-10 rule
  • What is Ketosis and the Keto Diet
  • The differences in the way intermittent fasting works for men vs. women
  • Why you have to take bio-individuality into consideration when changing your diet or eating habits
  • Symptoms that have improved with Dr. Anna’s clients after lifestyle and diet changes
  • The importance of never losing hope in your journey

Connect with Dr. Anna Cabeca:

You can connect with Dr. Cabeca on her FacebookTwitter, and on her website.
 

Resources mentioned:

Related podcasts & blog posts:

 

Join the community! Find us in the Fertility Friday Facebook Group. Subscribe to the Fertility Friday Podcast in Apple Podcasts!

Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

 

A Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsor:

The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility

This episode is sponsored by my new book The Fifth Vital Sign: Master Your Cycles & Optimize Your Fertility. Click here to buy now.

Fertility Friday | Fertility Awareness Programs

This episode is sponsored by my Fertility Awareness Programs! Master Fertility Awareness and take a deep dive into your cycles and how they relate to your overall health! Click here to apply now!

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