39 episodes

SHE Talks Health is for women interested in wellness and, more specifically, in women’s health. We aim to finally give you clarity around the widespread health issues plaguing women today, from the rise in infertility to epidemically high numbers of chronic illness like endometriosis and Hashimoto’s to the intricates of the female libido, hormonal fluctuations, the birth control pill and regaining optimal mental health for women.
SHE Talks Health helps women reclaim their health through learning practical nutrition and holistic lifestyle changes. The show also empowers women by educating and exposing them to foremost leaders and experts in the world of Functional Medicine so they can finally have straightforward answers to their most mystifying symptoms and confidence to do the right things for their health.

SHE Talks Health Sophie Shepherd

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

SHE Talks Health is for women interested in wellness and, more specifically, in women’s health. We aim to finally give you clarity around the widespread health issues plaguing women today, from the rise in infertility to epidemically high numbers of chronic illness like endometriosis and Hashimoto’s to the intricates of the female libido, hormonal fluctuations, the birth control pill and regaining optimal mental health for women.
SHE Talks Health helps women reclaim their health through learning practical nutrition and holistic lifestyle changes. The show also empowers women by educating and exposing them to foremost leaders and experts in the world of Functional Medicine so they can finally have straightforward answers to their most mystifying symptoms and confidence to do the right things for their health.

    Recurrent Miscarriage and Infertility Solved with Dr. Monique Ruberu

    Recurrent Miscarriage and Infertility Solved with Dr. Monique Ruberu

    Miscarriage & Infertility is on the rise. Many couples never learn what is causing their fertility challenges. To shed light on this complex issue, we’ve invited Dr. Monique Ruberu, a board certified Ob/Gyn who has had post doctoral training as a Napro Technology Medical Consultant.

    In this episode, we discuss the importance of learning to chart your cycle so that you can pick up issues years before they are actually serious problems. Dr. Ruberu discusses why NaPRO Technology uses the Creighton method for fertility awareness. Napro Technology using Creighton allows you to track the length of cycle, the bleeding patterns & mucus patterns and pinpoint what is going on.

    She explains the list of reasons for infertility and which tests to run to uncover your reasons for infertility.

    • 49 min
    How Poop Impacts your Estrogen Levels with Kylene Terhune

    How Poop Impacts your Estrogen Levels with Kylene Terhune

    Not many people who have PMS or painful cycles see the connection to gut health. But as Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioners, Kylene Terhune and I see the body as an interconnected unit and gut health is the center hub for healing. Time and time again we will see that someone’s hormones are directly impacted by their gut health.

    In this episode we discuss the 2 most important aspects of gut health, and the top ways our gut & hormones are connected. We also dive into some common hormone imbalances and some practical tips to feel better starting with what you put on your plate.

    • 44 min
    SIBO Made Simple with Phoebe Lapine

    SIBO Made Simple with Phoebe Lapine

    Why won't my IBS go away? Well it could be SIBO, in fact 60% of IBS is caused by SIBO but what is SIBO?

    SIBO or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is pretty trendy these days but many people don't know how it occurs or how to recover from it. In this episode we discuss the what, the how and the practicalities of SIBO healing. If you are bloated, filled with gas, brain fog, join pain, inflammation, mood irregularities and either rapid weight loss or weight gain, these could all be symptoms of SIBO.

    Our guest expert on SIBO is Phoebe Lapine, food and health writer, gluten-free chef, speaker, and the voice behind the award-winning blog Feed Me Phoebe. Phoebe has been writing about her health struggles for years, including her fight to overcome Hashimoto’s. Thankfully for the rest of us, she turned her SIBO diagnosis in 2017 into ammunition for an incredible new book SIBOMadeSimple.

    Pick up a copy at http://SIBOMadeSimple.com & be sure to check out her interview on the SHE Talks Health Podcast.

    • 52 min
    Thyroid Part 2: Solutions for Hashimoto's

    Thyroid Part 2: Solutions for Hashimoto's

    Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism is a complex topic, there are many potential triggers and many things we can do to support the thyroid and get it functioning optimally again.

    In this episode, we will talk about how optimizing your thyroid conversion is so crucial for optimizing function and usability of the thyroid hormones. We will go through the 5 pillars to help you convert your thyroid hormones into the active thyroid hormone so you can use them in your body.

    • 29 min
    How to Heal Your Pelvic Floor Through Somatic and Energy Work with Dr. Miriam Bouve

    How to Heal Your Pelvic Floor Through Somatic and Energy Work with Dr. Miriam Bouve

    In this episode, we discuss how women can bring the physical & energetic body together using Holistic Pelvic Care with Dr. Miriam Bouve.

    We discuss how traumatic events such as miscarriage and traumatic births can result in pelvic symptoms showing up in the body in such painful sex, bladder urgency, urinary incontinence, chronic UTI, bowel issues/constipation, abdominal and back pain.

    We also discuss what does it mean to say “Masculine” and “Feminine” and how does it affect the way we live our life as women.

    Finally we discuss how to work with the inner seasons of the menstrual cycle and how to use Vaginal Steaming and other tools to release pelvic floor pain.

    • 48 min
    Endometriosis and Women of Color with Samantha Denäe and Lauren R. Kornegay

    Endometriosis and Women of Color with Samantha Denäe and Lauren R. Kornegay

    Back in Episode 19, we discussed Endometriosis 101 with Dr. Jessica Drummond. In this episode, we went a layer deeper to hear the stories of two incredible Endometriosis Warriors, Samantha Denäe and Lauren R. Kornegay.

    Lauren & Samantha educate and empower women of color struggling with Endometriosis by providing them with resources and a safe community to be heard.

    Check out this episode for resources for women living with endometriosis. We also discuss how this disease affects women of color differently and how to advocate for yourself if you believe you have endometriosis.

    Links:
    April Christina – @imaprilchristina
    Lauren Renee – @Iamlaurenrenee
    Endo Black™️, Inc. – @endo_Black
    The V Dot Podcast – @thevDot_

    • 1 hr 9 min

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Allison D. Jordan ,

Perfect Hormone Podcast!

Sophie helps break down hormones and human health processes down to make them understandable and MEANINGFUL. No more doctor jargon. And no more “your tests look fine.” If you want to learn more about your health, dive into this podcast!

mbthies7 ,

Knowledgeable & Fun!

Love listening to Sophie and her interviews!! So informative!!

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