Are Your Perimenopause Symptoms Normal?
| Dr. Carrie Jones

In this episode, we interviewed Dr. Carrie Jones and talked about perimenopause—the phase women go through before hitting menopause altogether.

We covered a wide range of topics, including:

✅ 00:00:00 Introduction to Dr. Carrie Jones and her work at DUTCH Analytical

✅ 00:01:08 The real reason why people don’t hear more about this topic

✅ 00:02:31 The symptoms of perimenopause that women can expect

✅ 00:06:41 The environmental factors that can affect the severity of perimenopause symptoms

✅ 00:09:06 Why women experience mental health-related symptoms like anxiety, brain fog, and memory loss

✅ 00:12:20 What happens to women’s bodies on a cellular level that causes the symptoms

✅ 00:14:39 How estrogen and progesterone work

✅ 00:17:18 What is estrogen dominance and why it happens to women

✅ 00:18:58 How common estrogen imbalance is especially during this pandemic and the common reasons behind it

✅ 00:21:03 The huge role that the GI tract plays in causing hormonal imbalance

✅ 00:22:32 How women experience estrogen dominance during perimenopause

✅ 00:23:44 What is the best-case scenario for perimenopause

✅ 00:25:39 What can women do to prepare for a much easier perimenopause

✅ 00:28:48 [BONUS] The science behind blue and amber lenses in eyeglasses

✅ 00:33:04 How important sleep is with hormone production and our risk for disease

✅ 00:35:58 Practical tips to sleep better

✅ 00:39:43 Tips for men to support the women in their families better

✅ 00:42:50 Herbs and supplements to mitigate the effects of perimenopause

✅ 00:46:07 The challenges of testing perimenopausal women

✅ 00:49:24 The different hormonal transitions men go through

✅ 00:51:26 Should you get hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

✅ 00:53:36 What to consider when you’re thinking of getting HRT

✅ 00:56:14 The lowdown on synthetic, bioidentical, creams, and pill forms of hormone administrations

✅ 00:59:00 Can perimenopausal women do HRT?

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