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Dr. Brooke Show Dr. Brooke

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    • 4.8 • 213 Ratings

Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.

    Dr Brooke Show #280 Get A Better Brain with Mark Effinger of Nootopia

    Dr Brooke Show #280 Get A Better Brain with Mark Effinger of Nootopia

    Brain fog, anxiety, depression, lack of concentration or low motivation have got you feeling like: Ugh, what’s wrong with me these days I just don’t feel mentally sharp any more? Why can’t I find that word or why did I walk into this room again? Or if your mood stinks and you just wish you could just feel like yourself again? Then nootropics may be just the ticket! In this episode, we talk about how you can use these amazing natural compounds to support your neurotransmitters and improve circulation to your brain, lower oxidative stress and inflammation in your nervous system and help you feel more focused, calm and connected to what matters most to you.
     
    Whether it’s your hormones or your outlook on life, we need a healthy brain! Along with nutrition, lifestyle, movement, etc. nootropics can be a real help towards feeling our best and this episode will help you understand how they work and how you can use them to your advantage.
     
    To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  
     
    Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!
     
    Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.

    This episode is also sponsored by of course: Nootopia! Nootropics may very well change your life and these products are super cool. Whether it’s brain fog from a virus or overwhelm or the crazy hormonal changes of perimenopause, many women are feeling less clear headed, less motivated, lost their ability to focus or find a word and compounds known as nootropics can be a game changer. These formulas are designed to be customized to fit your unique brain health and cognition needs, are available with or without caffeine and will give you noticeable effects in as little as 15 minutes. They also offer a one year money back guarantee - so no risk to try! Get your savings and your brain back here and as always use code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

    • 58 min
    Dr Brooke Show #279 Is Your To Do List Ruining Your Hormones?

    Dr Brooke Show #279 Is Your To Do List Ruining Your Hormones?

     
    That stack of papers to file, the list of phone calls to make, the light bulb that needs to be changed, that conversation you’ve had in your head a hundred times but are avoiding having in person, that list of things you need to get to but it just seems to awful you keep pretending it will go away - did you know those are impacting your brain and your hormones?


    Our brain will continue to keep these undone tasks as an “open loop” and sucking up your mental energy and willpower until it’s done. Draining dopamine which can certainly impact you motivation to workout and have you craving sugar and things that don’t work well for you. As well your cortisol will be on the rise and impacting your anxiety, sleep and of course, your other hormones like progesterone and thyroid.
     
    I talk about how this all works in your brain and some strategies to clear your desk, handle that mental clutter and keep it from getting built up again in the future to decrease your overwhelm and make your hormones a bit happier.
     
    Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!
     
    Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.
     
    To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  
     
    This episode is also sponsored by the incredible, wildcrafted, full spectrum NED hemp oil with their growing line of products including formulas for female hormone balance, my personal fav the Sleep Blend and their new Stress Blend with ashwaganda, cinnamon and cardamom...yum! Save 15% on your first order with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

    • 26 min
    Dr Brooke Show #278 Do You Need Food Sensitivity Testing Q&A

    Dr Brooke Show #278 Do You Need Food Sensitivity Testing Q&A

    This is the final show of my three part series on food sensitivity testing where I answer your questions on these tests. If you want to know what these tests can and can't tell you and what labs and methodologies to use and which to avoid be sure to listen to parts 1 and 2. In this episode I am answering questions from our Facebook group that cover when to do an elimination diet vs. getting testing, when to see an allergist for testing vs. more functional medicine sensitivity testing, what symptoms like bloating may be telling you (hint: that can be a food sensitivity but can be a whole lot of other things too and so other testing or strategies may be better), when you should retest and much more!
     
    To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  
     
    Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!
     
    Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.
     
    This episode is sponsored by Organifi whose green juice is my absolute favorite on the market. It’s certified USDA organic, contains 11 superfoods including the heavy hitters spirulina and matcha, includes 600mg of ashwaganda and is a great boost of antioxidants for better energy, less brain fog and better exercise recovery. Save 20% with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout. 

    • 35 min
    Dr Brooke Show #277 Do You Need Food Sensitivity Testing Pt 2

    Dr Brooke Show #277 Do You Need Food Sensitivity Testing Pt 2

    This episode is the second of a three part series on making sense of food sensitivity testing. In the first episode we covered the basics of what food allergy vs. sensitivity means when it comes to your immune system. In this episode I dive into the types of testing available to you and what they are actually testing for. Currently there is a wide array of labs, methodologies and even at home tests you can order and this episode will help you know what’s accurate and what’s not, if a finger stick vs. a blood draw is a good at home option and recap what types of food reactions you won’t see on a food sensitivity test and some easy things you can do to remedy those.
     
    To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  
     
    Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!
     
    Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.
     
    This episode is sponsored by LMNT Electrolytes! These high sodium, well balanced hydration boosters are perfect for low carb dieters, those doing keto or when employing intermittent or any type of fasting. Skip the brain fog, low energy, cravings and perform better with LMNT electrolytes. Get your FREE sample pack here! 

    This episode is also sponsored by something that may very well change your life and that’s Nootopia! Whether it’s brain fog from a virus or overwhelm or the crazy hormonal changes of perimenopause, many women are feeling less clear headed, less motivated, lost their ability to focus or find a word and compounds known as nootropics can be a game changer. These formulas are designed to be customized to fit your unique brain health and cognition needs, are available with or without caffeine and will give you noticeable effects in as little as 15 minutes. They also offer a one year money back guarantee - so no risk to try! Get your savings and your brain back here and as always use code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

    • 44 min
    Dr Brooke Show #276 Do You Need Food Sensitivity Testing? Pt. 1

    Dr Brooke Show #276 Do You Need Food Sensitivity Testing? Pt. 1

    I get asked this question daily, both in my practice and in my online community. It’s a great question because it seems like the perfect answer to alleviate digestive symptoms, skin troubles, low energy, blood sugar and hormone problems right? Just take a test and tell me what to eat! I get it and they can be really helpful BUT there are a ton of problems with these tests. 
     
    You need to know what type of reaction you’re actually testing (allergy vs. sensitivity), the labs need to be using the proper methodology (hint: most of them are not), they can’t test for every type of food reaction (i.e.bloating can be caused by a gut infection, low HCL or a food sensitivity and only one of those will show up on a test) AND you need to understand where food sensitivities fit in your overall treatment plan. Food Issues do cause a host of inflammatory issues but they are often a symptom and not a root cause so just “getting your food sensitivities” checked and get off that food forever isn’t usually the best approach.

    I will tell you all about why in this 3 part series!
     
    To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  
     
    Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!
     
    Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.

    New sponsor for the Dr Brooke Show and they are one of my all time favorite companies: PaleoValley! They have a host of products that make living your healthy life easier including my favorite snack in the world, their organic, grass fed meat sticks! Grab your easy, healthy protein snacks at www.PaleoValley.com and save 15% with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

    • 42 min
    Dr Brooke Show #275 A Little Bit Better: What Is A #MantraWalk

    Dr Brooke Show #275 A Little Bit Better: What Is A #MantraWalk

     
    Dr Brooke Show #275 A Little Bit Better: What Is A #MantraWalk 
    If you’ve followed me for a bit, especially on Instagram, you know my daily walk is as much for my mental as physical health. If you’re new around here (welcome!) but also you may be wondering what a #mantrawalk even is when I mention it. To answer that question and tell you a bit more about how I came up with this idea, the how to on doing it and the mantras I gravitate towards, I recorded this episode!
     
    I share my fav ways to start my walk, how I get in the groove and how this practice has transformed my life - and I hope it will yours too!
     
    Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!
     
    Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.
     
    To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  
     
    This episode is also sponsored by the incredible, wildcrafted, full spectrum NED hemp oil with their growing line of products including formulas for female hormone balance, my personal fav the Sleep Blend and their new Stress Blend with ashwaganda, cinnamon and cardamom...yum! Save 15% on your first order with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

    This episode is also sponsored by LMNT Electrolytes! These high sodium, well balanced hydration boosters are perfect for low carb dieters, those doing keto or when employing intermittent or any type of fasting. Skip the brain fog, low energy, cravings and perform better with LMNT electrolytes. Get your FREE sample pack here!

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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213 Ratings

213 Ratings

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So helpful

This is the kind of information us women need in society these days- how we can take control over our health!

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Great podcast!

So much amazing info and useful tips! I always listen on my morning walks and am super great full for her knowledge!

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Great podcast

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