12 episodes

The Wholistic Endo Expert, hosted by Dr. Lj Johnson, is the ultimate combination of all things endometriosis and women's health. After waiting 16 years for a diagnosis she knows first hand how frustrating it can be dealing with all the misinformation online and the medical gaslighting which plagues our endo community. This podcast will help take the weight off your shoulders by providing you with practical holistic options so that you can get back in the driver's seat of your health! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/wholisticendoexpert/support

Wholistic Endo Expert Dr. Lj Johnson

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

The Wholistic Endo Expert, hosted by Dr. Lj Johnson, is the ultimate combination of all things endometriosis and women's health. After waiting 16 years for a diagnosis she knows first hand how frustrating it can be dealing with all the misinformation online and the medical gaslighting which plagues our endo community. This podcast will help take the weight off your shoulders by providing you with practical holistic options so that you can get back in the driver's seat of your health! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/wholisticendoexpert/support

    Season 1 Episode #11: Endometriosis and Wholistic Healing, Taking Back Your Health

    Season 1 Episode #11: Endometriosis and Wholistic Healing, Taking Back Your Health

    Podcast Takeaways: 


    Gut Dysbiosis
    Benefits of Prebiotics and Probiotics
    Medications that Cause Gut Issues / Gut Dysbiosis ( antacids)
    The Connection between Endometriosis, Gut Dysbiosis, and Candida Overgrowth
    Adrenal Testing
    Hormonal Imbalance due to Environmental Toxins
    Impact of Glyphosate and Xenoestrogens (estrogen-mimicking chemicals)  Impact on Your Hormonal Health
    Estrogen Dominance Due to Toxicity Overload
    Clean water, Brassica Vegetables, Alum Family Vegetables, and Turmeric to naturally Balance and Detox Hormones
    Liver Detoxification
    NAC to Help Detox your Liver
    Side Effects of Taking too Many Pharmaceuticals ( stomach upset, gi distress, deterioration of cartilage throughout the body)
    Antidepressants being given for Hormonal Imbalance rather than Addressing Nutrient Deficiencies ( constipation, IBS, diarrhea, depression, anxiety, brain fog, decreased brain health)
    How To Come of Pharmaceuticals ( Seek Physician Care)
    When To Find A New Doctor and the Importance of A "Team"
    DUTCH Test
    Nutraceuticals to Naturally Balance Hormones
    Adrenal Dysfunction

    Resources from this episode:

    Endometriosis Guide: https://ljspowerhouse.store/collections/digital-course/products/endometriosis-workbook 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/38C8s5T

    Free Endometriosis Facebook Community: https://bit.ly/3KvL4nE

    Work with me: https://ljspowerhouz.systeme.io/f248b1a4

    Support this podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Ljspowerhouse

    Free Endometriosis Resources: https://bit.ly/3xUMrso

    Dr. Phil Carson: https://www.philcarsonwellness.com/menu/ 




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    • 55 min
    Season 1 Episode #10: Endometriosis and The Power of Functional Medicine, Gut Healing, Hormone Balance

    Season 1 Episode #10: Endometriosis and The Power of Functional Medicine, Gut Healing, Hormone Balance

    Takeaways From Today's Episode: 


    The Pros and Cons of Conventional medicine
    Benefits of Integrative Medicine
    Benefits of Functional Medicine and the root cause behind the symptoms
    Health Span Versus Life Span
    Why you need to add to your team to make sure you have a multidisciplinary medical team
    Hormone levels that should be monitored while managing endometriosis
    Functional stool testing versus conventional ( conventional will only flag super high levels)
    Testing suggestions for managing endometriosis and hormonal imbalance
    Estrogen, Cortisol, Testosterone, Progesterone, Thyroid, Glucose, Insulin, Iron, Vitamin D, B12,
    Advanced testing for Parasites
    Endo is Not Your Fault
    Steps To Start Putting Endo in Remission
    Endo Education is Power
    How to maximize your health insurance
    Benefits of Full Thyroid Panel
    The Immunological connection with Endometriosis
    Reduce the Toxic Load ( air fresheners, candles, lotions, detergent, fragrances, body sprays, hand soaps, plug-ins, hand sanitizer)
    The Impact of Toxins on your Endocrine System and Hormones
    Benefits Organic Tampons
    3 Tips to Start Balancing Your Hormones Naturally
    Stop Comparing You Endo Journey

    Resources from this episode:

    Endometriosis Guide: https://ljspowerhouse.store/collections/digital-course/products/endometriosis-workbook 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/38C8s5T

    Free Endometriosis Facebook Community: https://bit.ly/3KvL4nE

    Work with me: https://ljspowerhouse.store/

    Support this podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Ljspowerhouse

    Free Endometriosis Resources: https://bit.ly/3xUMrso

    Dr. Carrie Jones: https://www.instagram.com/dr.carriejones/


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    • 41 min
    Season 1 Episode #9: Endometriosis, DUTCH testing to optimize overall health, Functional Medicine

    Season 1 Episode #9: Endometriosis, DUTCH testing to optimize overall health, Functional Medicine

    Benefits of DUTCH test to manage hormone health
    Why bloodwork is no longer the golden standard for hormone testing
    The importance of functional medicine to fill the gaps in your health
    Why we have to stop blaming everything on Endometriosis
    That we need a true multidisciplinary team to support our journey
    How allopathic medicine silos endometriosis from our gut health, acne, parasites, dental health and gut microbiome
    Gi Mapping offered through Diagnostic solutions
    Importance of full thyroid panel ... TSH, Thyroid antibodies, T3, T4, Free T3, Free T4, TPO, TG, Reverse T3
    Nutrient levels to check (B12, Iron, Vitamin D, Magnesium)
    Endometriosis - autoimmune connection
    Depression (vitamin b12 deficiency gluten intolerance)
    The impact of mold and mycotoxins on your health
    How estrogen dominance keeps you from clearing histamine from your body
    Histamine can increase ear nose and throat issues, runny nose, congestion, and rashes around your period
    Common misconceptions of how mold can affect your endometriosis journey

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    Resources from this episode:

    Free PCOS Guide: https://bit.ly/3KogVrG 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/38C8s5T

    Free Facebook Community: https://bit.ly/3KvL4nE

    Work with me: https://ljspowerhouz.systeme.io/f248b1a4

    Support this podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Ljspowerhouse

    Free Endometriosis Resources: https://bit.ly/3xUMrso

    Dr. Carrie Jones: https://www.instagram.com/dr.carriejones/


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    • 46 min
    Season 1 Episode #8: PCOS signs and symptoms, Infertility, Natural PCOS Remedies (PCOS Mini Series)

    Season 1 Episode #8: PCOS signs and symptoms, Infertility, Natural PCOS Remedies (PCOS Mini Series)

    What's covered in todays episode:


    Signs and symptoms of PCOS
    How toxins impact PCOS fertility
    How community can benefit chronic illness
    Importance of lifestyle changes



    Resources from this episode:

    Free PCOS Guide: https://bit.ly/3KogVrG 

    Newly diagnosed with endometriosis or still trying to navigate your diagnosis ? https://bit.ly/3N5J0VI

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/38C8s5T

    Free Facebook Community: https://bit.ly/3KvL4nE

    Work with me: https://ljspowerhouz.systeme.io/f248b1a4

    Support this podcast : https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Ljspowerhouse

    Send your endometriosis questions here to help curate future episodes: https://bit.ly/3bYwrh5

    If you'd like to be a guest please complete google form : https://bit.ly/3biZtHK


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    • 25 min
    Season 1 Episode #7 : PCOS, Weight Gain, Obesity, Chronic Fatigue (PCOS Mini Series)

    Season 1 Episode #7 : PCOS, Weight Gain, Obesity, Chronic Fatigue (PCOS Mini Series)

    What you'll find in this episode with Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, MD, DABOM:


    Criteria needed to be diagnosed with PCOS in western medicine
    How PCOS affects more than your endocrine system
    Metabolic Syndrome
    Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Obesity, Insulin resistance, Low HDL, Abnormal fasting glucose, Carb intolerance, Increased abdominal belly fat, Elevated blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, Fatty liver, Chronic Fatigue
    Health disparities in the brown and black community
    Testing needed to identify PCOS
    Hirsutism, Hair Loss, Enlarged Clitoris
    Lack of period and Irregular Periods
    Why PCOS isn't a weight issue
    PCOS weight loss culture misconceptions
    Functional medicine Root Causes of PCOS
    Mindset shifts needed to overcome PCOS
    Importance of patient advocacy
    Stress impacts on your health
    PCOS Probiotics

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    Resources from this episode:

    Free PCOS Guide: https://bit.ly/3KogVrG

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/38C8s5T

    Free Facebook Community: https://bit.ly/3KvL4nE

    Work with me: https://ljspowerhouz.systeme.io/f248b1a4

    Support this podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Ljspowerhouse

    Free Endometriosis Resources: https://bit.ly/3xUMrso

    Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, MD, DABOM: https://www.embraceyouweightloss.com/


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    • 52 min
    Season 1 Episode #6: PCOS, Autoimmune, Insulin Resistance, Peptide Therapy, Depression, Metformin, Thyroid (PCOS Mini Series)

    Season 1 Episode #6: PCOS, Autoimmune, Insulin Resistance, Peptide Therapy, Depression, Metformin, Thyroid (PCOS Mini Series)

    Topics covered in this episode: 


    PCOS types
    How it affects your fertility
    The temporary nature of post-pill PCOS
    PCOS and the immune system connection
    How to calm the fire of inflammatory PCOS
    Top PCOS supplements
    The importance of the DUCTH test for PCOS
    Adaptogens for adrenal PCOS
    PCOS, thyroid and why you should do full thyroid panels
    Combating hair loss
    PCOS Peptide therapy for blood sugar regulation, appetite suppressant, and decreased cravings
    Downside of metformin
    Antioxidant therapy for inflammatory PCOS, endometriosis, and estrogen detoxification
    Mitochondrial health to naturally balance hormones
    Rest and digest lifestyle tips
    Anxiety and depression link to PCOS


    Use Code “DrLj” for 20% on OVA MOON Hormone + Cycle Multivitamin https://bit.ly/3K5gCRf



    Resources from this episode:

    Free PCOS Guide: https://bit.ly/3KogVrG 

    Instagram: https://bit.ly/38C8s5T

    Free Facebook Community: https://bit.ly/3KvL4nE

    Work with me: https://ljspowerhouz.systeme.io/f248b1a4

    Support this podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/Ljspowerhouse

    Free Endometriosis Resources: https://bit.ly/3xUMrso

    Dr Amber ND: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThePeptideDoc


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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Queen AA ,

A Must Listen for Women of All Ages

As I age I’m always looking for podcasts to help me understand what the heck is going on with my body. So this podcast is definitely a lifesaver on so many levels. I recommend it for women of all ages.

Nadia Noelle G ,

This with change your life for anyone with ENDO

LJ is the perfect balance between educational, funny, and powerful. This podcast will teach you so much about your disease and your body to help you better understand what’s going on inside of it, and ways you can support it.

It’s personally helped me make some massive changes with my dirty and lifestyle and well as knowing what’s test I should ask my doctor for. I love how informative the episodes are while also feeling personal. A sure must listen for anyone with this incredibly painful illness!

ayekay23 ,

Women’s Health Wonder

I love this podcast because LJ brings so much energy and enthusiasm to each interview covering Endometriosis, PCOS and other hormonal imbalances. She has so much wisdom, experience and such a teaching gift. This podcast discusses the real health issues and symptoms women are dealing today - with humor, candor and realness. Tune in to each episode for new insights and action steps to improve your hormonal health!

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