Everywhere we turn it seems like another ambitious woman entrepreneur is feeling fatigued, burned out, and exhausted. Women in their late 30s and early 40s even!
I was one of those women who battled brain fog, extreme fatigue, loss of muscle strength, headaches, missed menstrual cycles, over sleeping, hair loss, and anxiety. At the age of 39 I found out my adrenals were shot which led to thyroid autoimmune and low testosterone.
Balancing our hormones leads to living a more vibrant life!
In this episode you’ll hear a candid conversation between myself and Maraya Brown, a Yale and Functional Medicine Trained Women’s Health Expert (CNM, MSN). Her work online brings her 22 years of experience supporting women together in one place to co-create deep transformation, hormonal health, consistent stamina, and passion.
03:11 - Megan's health symptoms
05:22 - just because it's common doesn't mean it's normal
06:34 - hypothyroid diagnosis relating to adrenal fatigue
12:36 - where hormones fit into the picture
14:31 - the body will choose stress or bless
15:45 - so what's burning out our adrenals and what's up with masculine energy
22:50 - the effects of the environment and the food we ingest
27:31 - too much pro-inflammatory & not enough anti-inflammatory foods cause stress
31:48 - adaptogens for adrenals
37:31 - workout styles can have a huge impact
The Women’s Vibrancy Code: https://www.marayabrown.com/
The Women’s Vibrancy Code podcast: https://www.marayabrown.com/podcast
- Tracking your cycle: episode 11
- Decision making during your menstrual cycle: episode 29
- Your brain on the pill with Dr Sarah Hill: episode 8
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