Ladies, if you’ve always found hormones (and what you’ve been taught about them) a little confusing, you’re not alone. It turns out there’s a lot to unpack when discussing how hormones affect you and your body, and today’s guest is perfect for the job.

Dr. Carrie Jones is a functional medicine, women’s health, and hormone doctor whose passion is to educate and empower.

0:00 – Introduction
3:15 – Why are hormones so important?
5:48 – DUTCH testing
9:38 – How cortisol affects hormones
20:58 – Total vs free cortisol
25:09 – Estrogen dominance
34:33 – Estrogen detoxification
41:50 – How genetics affects hormones
45:39 – How birth control affects hormones
52:11 – Can hormones affect partner preference?
54:16 – 3 pieces of advice from Dr. Carrie
1:00:31 – Closing

You can learn more about Dr. Carrie Jones on her website or on Instagram @dr.carriejones.

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Rachel Scheer

Rachel Scheer

Rachel Scheer is a Certified Nutritionist who received her degree from Baylor University in Nutrition Science and Dietetics. Rachel has her own private nutrition and counseling practice located in McKinney, Texas. Rachel has helped clients with a wide range of nutritional needs enhance their athletic performance, improve their physical and mental health, and make positive lifelong eating and exercise behavior changes.

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