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A Clearer View of Health: A Guide to Understanding Comprehensive Bloodwork

With Jim LaValle, RPh, CCN
Season 8, Episode 13

Learn about some additional blood markers you can have tested beyond the traditional panels and why they matter for painting a more complete picture of your current state of your health.

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What to Know About Prenatal Massage

By Jolene Turner

A licensed LifeSpa massage therapist on the benefits of prenatal massage during pregnancy.

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A Guide to Eating and Exercising During Pregnancy

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 8, Episode 9

Understand the influence that eating and exercise habits have on a pregnancy, how an individual’s needs change in these areas during this time, and which efforts to prioritize to support the health of both mom and baby.

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The Untold Story of Women’s Strength

By Haley Shapley

The new book Strong Like Her delves into the history of the women who defied convention in pursuit of physical strength — and shares the stories of some of today’s most awe-inspiring athletes.

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A 3-Step, Whole-Person Approach to Healing Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

This holistic approach for managing endometriosis incorporates an anti-inflammatory diet, stress reduction, and targeted supplementation.

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Leaning on a Breast Friend: How Two Women Supported Each Other Through Their Breast Cancer Journeys

With Jayme Zylstra and Becky Attard
Season 7, Episode 10

Breast cancer affects one in eight women in the United States every year, and 2.3 million women worldwide. Every breast cancer story is different, and in this episode, we’re highlighting two — and sharing how these two women connected along their journeys to become “breast friends” and irreplaceable sources of support for one another.

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8 Known Causes of Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

From hormonal imbalances and genetics to environmental toxins and immune dysfunction, these interconnected factors can contribute to endometriosis. Go deeper.

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The Basic Anatomy of Your Pelvis

By Lauren Bedosky

An overview of the bones and muscles that make up the pelvic floor.

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What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of Endometriosis?

By Mo Perry

From severe menstrual cramping and painful intercourse to fatigue and infertility, this condition can impact a woman’s overall quality of life. Learn more.

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6 Exercises to Support Your Pelvic Floor

By Lauren Bedosky

Use this expertly designed routine of stretches and strengthening exercises for a strong and mobile pelvic floor.

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What Is Trauma-Informed Rest?

By Ashley Neese

In her new book, Permission to Rest, Ashley Neese talks about why rest is a radical — and necessary — practice, as well as how those of us with trauma might approach rest differently.

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Mental Health and Hormonal Birth Control: Katie Lemon’s Story

By Katie Lemon

A woman experiencing adverse side effects from hormonal birth control finds relief when she pursues another option.

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Your Fit and Functional Pelvic Floor

By Lauren Bedosky

Pelvic-floor health is an important, yet often overlooked, component of overall well-being. Discover how to keep this group of muscles strong and healthy.

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A Functional-Medicine Approach to Endometriosis

By Mo Perry

How to address this painful condition with diet and lifestyle interventions.

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Why Is the Maternal Mortality Rate in the United States So High?

By Kaelyn Riley

Learn why giving birth in the United States is more dangerous today than it was three decades ago.

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The Stages of Menopause + How to Support Your Body

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 5

Menopause is a normal physiological process that affects every woman at some point in their life, yet it’s only as of late that it’s being discussed more openly. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, discusses what happens to our bodies during menopause and its various stages, the symptoms one can expect and why they occur, and the lifestyle habits and behaviors we can implement to support our bodies during this transitional time.

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Can I Plan Around the Phases of My Menstrual Cycle to Boost Athletic Performance?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard

Learn how to use cycle syncing to get the most from your fitness routine.

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What Are the Most Common Signs of Menopause?

By Courtney Helgoe

We explore the six most common symptoms of menopause and offer expert strategies to minimize their impacts.

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What Can I Do to Make Perimenopause and Menopause Easier?

By Courtney Helgoe

It comes down to the basics: regular exercise, good sleep routines, and gut-supporting nutrition.

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What Is Menopause?

By Courtney Helgoe

It’s a natural part of a woman’s life, not a disease, says our expert. Here’s what to know.

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What Is Perimenopause?

By Courtney Helgoe

Many of the worst symptoms we associate with menopause actually occur during perimenopause.

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