Sophie Shepherd, an expert on female hormones, shares everything you need to know about PCOS today! She is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner and the founder of SHE Talks Health.
She helps women around the globe transform their menstrual and digestive health through a combination of root cause diagnostic testing, nutrition and lifestyle science so they can finally have straightforward answers to their most mystifying symptoms. Tune in to learn about the symptoms and root causes of PCOS, as well as her guidance to therapies and treatment options.
1:21 Welcome to the show!
3:25 Sophie Shepherd’s bio
4:15 Welcome Sophie!
6:28 Her healing journey
10:24 Supporting her clients
11:36 How she transitioned careers
11:58 Her Monsanto story!
13:13 Figuring out how to be a Health Coach
15:39 Intro to PCOS
17:18 Definition & diagnosis of PCOS
20:00 Polycystic ovaries vs PCOS
22:15 The struggle with diagnosing
24:51 The crossover with endometriosis diagnosis
25:47 What are the root causes?
26:27 The role of insulin resistance
27:40 DUTCH Hormone testing
29:36 Getting unstuck and finding the root cause
31:32 Flow chart for types of PCOS
33:25 Managing your stress bucket
36:40 The different pathways to PCOS
39:01 Supporting the Insulin pathway
40:07 Genetics & Epigenetics
41:08 Adrenals, HPA axis dysfunction & stress
42:20 Ketogenic diet for PCOS
44:27 Circadian rhythm & melatonin
45:16 Treating individual clients
46:28 How to talk with your Doctor
49:02 Recapping symptoms of PCOS
51:40 Her one piece of advice
53:00 Thank you for joining us today!
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