Green Wisdom Health Podcast by Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis
The Delicate Dance of Balancing Hormones

The Delicate Dance of Balancing Hormones

October 2, 2019

There are things you can do to help balance your hormones naturally. They include:

  • Eat real food
  • Eat whole food diet rich in fresh organic vegetables and fermented foods
  • Avoid sugar and fructose, including fresh fruit juice
  • Assess your adrenal health and HPA Axis function
  • Balance your thyroid function with Thyroid Essentials
  • Balance Estrogen with Progesterone – Progest-Avail
  • PMS and other menstruation issues can also be addressed with a number of different plant remedies including a product called Flash Ease.
  • Boost testosterone naturally with a product like Testo Essentials

Men aged 65 and older who took testosterone doubled their risk of heart attack within the first three months of use, even if they did not have heart disease prior to starting the therapy.

How do you naturally raise your testosterone? Doing these things will help increase it:

  • Weight loss
  • Limit or eliminate sugar from your diet
  • High-intensity exercise and strength training
  • Optimize your vitamin D level
  • Reduce stress
  • Increase zinc and magnesium intake
  • Eat healthy fats
  • Boost intake of branch chain amino acids
  • Avoid endocrine disrupting chemicals known to affect testosterone production
  • Use herbal supplements
Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

March 6, 2019

Signs and Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

  • Weight Gain or Weight Loss
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Low Libido
  • Changes in Appetite
  • Digestive Issues
  • Hair Loss and Thinning Hair
  • Low Testosterone
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Diabetes
  • Adrenal Fatigue
  • Hyperthyroidism and Graves Disease
  • Hypothyroidism

 

Some Symptoms Women May Experience Include

  • Infertility and Irregular Periods
  • Painful PMS
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Product Mentioned In Today’s Show:

CDG Estrodim - By keeping hormones in balance and ensuring the body is able to process hormones properly, cruciferous vegetable metabolites (such as I3C and DIM) work together to reduce hormone overload and maintain cellular health

 

Stomach Issues And Their Link to Osteoporosis

Stomach Issues And Their Link to Osteoporosis

February 20, 2019

Stomach Issues And Their Link to Osteoporosis 

Did you know that chronically low stomach acid has a major role in setting you up to develop osteoporosis symptoms down the road?

Osteoporosis Causes:

  • Inactivity, or too little exercise 
  • Hormone Changes or Imbalance
  • Low Vitamin D Levels
  • High Amounts of Stress and Depression
  • History of Medical Conditions Such as Autoimmune Disorders
  • Weight loss, dieting that results in severe calorie restriction
  • Long-term use of certain medications, including proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), fertility drugs/hormonal medications.
  • Nutritional deficiencies, especially in vitamins and minerals that help to build bone such as calcium, phosphorus and vitamin K

Products Mentioned in Today’s Show:

K-Force - Vitamin K helps maintain bone mineral density by decreasing the activity of osteoclasts, cells which break down bone

OsteoBase -  OsteoBase provides 300 mg of calcium (150 mg in the form of hydroxyapatite) and 300 mg of magnesium per serving, in a 1:1 ratio.

Lab Panel Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Comprehensive Panel with Consult - The GWH - 3. Comprehensive Panel w Consult panel contains 13 tests with 102 biomarkers.

Causes of Poor Thyroid Function

Causes of Poor Thyroid Function

November 15, 2016

It's not your thyroid's fault! There are so many different reasons your thyroid may not be getting the signal it needs to do its job! Listen and learn simple things that might be blocking your thyroid from being optimal and from you feeling great to have a life worth living!

Is Your Thyroid Attacking Itself?

Is Your Thyroid Attacking Itself?

September 22, 2016
Have you been told your thyroid is fine even though you may be experiencing problems like high cholesterol, Irregular Menstruation, low libido, Infertility, skin problems such as acne or eczema, even memory problems? Maybe you have an auto-immune disease in your thyroid! If you don't know what this is, listen to this weeks show and get educated on how you can take control of your health issues and manage your thyroid by making sure it's not attacking you!
Another Degree of Change

Another Degree of Change

April 27, 2016

Did you know fast food directly affects your hormones? Some of the food you may think is good for you, may actually be harming you. Listen to this weeks show to find out how to make good food choices to make a difference for you and your loved ones health!

Thyroid - Is it an Iodine Deficiency?

Thyroid - Is it an Iodine Deficiency?

April 13, 2016

Are you struggling with weight, hair loss, constipation, cold or hot all of the time? It could be your thyroid! How do you know what to do about it? Listen to this weeks show to find out if Iodine may play a part in helping you get over the hump and start having a life worth living!

Thyroid - The 10 Most Frequent Symptoms

Thyroid - The 10 Most Frequent Symptoms

March 16, 2016

Most people realize that their thyroid is important for controlling their metabolism and body weight, but did you know the thyroid is responsible for a host of many other health problems? Problems such as depression, heart, infertility, hormone imbalances and cholesterol just to name a few. Listen to this show and find out if you might have a thyroid problem and what you can do about it!

Testosterone - Truth and Consequences

Testosterone - Truth and Consequences

August 27, 2015

Learn the truth about Testosterone replacements as well as natural remedies that can help. Why does everyone suddenly need hormone replacement? Find out why and learn more right here on the Doctor's Nutrition Show.

 

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