Angela Foster Performance Podcasts - Episode 134

EP 134 – Menopause, Weight Loss & Hormone Replacement Therapy with Karen Martel

Karen Martel certified hormone specialist, transformational nutrition coach, women’s weight loss expert and host of ‘The Other Side Of Weight Loss’ podcast talks to Angela about why she wants women to have the information and insight into menopause and menopausal replacement therapy that means they can make an informed choice

Karen explains why you don’t need to suffer from hot flushes, lack of libido, night sweats, anxiety, and depression because if they are symptoms from perimenopause and losing your hormones then there are things you can do to successfully balance your hormones and get on with being your best self

 

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Menopause, Weight Loss & Hormone Replacement Therapy with Karen Martel

Karen Martel certified hormone specialist, transformational nutrition coach, women’s weight loss expert and host of ‘The Other Side Of Weight Loss’ podcast talks to Angela about why she wants women to have the information and insight into menopause and menopausal replacement therapy that means they can make an informed choice

Karen explains why you don’t need to suffer from hot flushes, lack of libido, night sweats, anxiety, and depression because if they are symptoms from perimenopause and losing your hormones then there are things you can do to successfully balance your hormones and get on with being your best self

 

Key Takeaways

  • Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is identical to the makeup of your own progesterone and oestrogen your body can’t tell the difference between what’s on the inside and what’s coming from outside
  • In the UK there is synthetic hormone replacement therapy and two types of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy
  • Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is unregulated with NICE guidelines and you need to go to a compounding pharmacy
  • Body identical hormone replacement therapy can be prescribed by a doctor on the NHS
  • You become more insulin resistant as you age because you start to lose your oestrogen
  • Oestrogen has over eight hundred functions in the body and there are receptors for it on every organ
  • The body will start gaining weight because a type of oestrogen can be made from fat cells
  • Research shows that women who replace their hormones for ten years post-menopause are  better off replacing their hormones than not replacing them
  • Research in Arizona has shown that women who take bioidentical oestrogen replacements for six years or longer into menopause had a 75% reduction in getting Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • If you are struggling with your hormone balance, test first and work with someone who is knowledgeable about bio-identical therapy
  • Know that you don’t have to suffer, hot flushes, lack of libido, night sweats, anxiety and depression can all go away if they are symptoms from perimenopause and losing your hormones
  • Don’t settle for less than feeling your very best, these can be the best times of your life

Best Moments

‘Compounding pharmacies are absolutely amazing

‘We need our oestrogen

‘We should be starting at an early age before menopause’

‘There is so much you can do, don’t settle for less and enjoy your wise woman years when you know yourself’

About the Host

Angela Foster

Angela is a Nutritionist, Health and Performance Coach. She is also the Founder and CEO of My DNA Edge, an Exclusive Private Membership Site giving individuals the tools and bio hacks needed to optimise their genetic expression for optimal health and performance.

After recovering from a serious illness in 2014, Angela left the world of Corporate Law with a single mission in mind:

To inspire and educate others to live an energetic, healthful and limitless life.

Angela believes that we can truly have it all and has spent the last 5 years researching the habits and routines of high performers, uncovering age-old secrets, time-honoured holistic practices and modern science to create a blueprint for Optimal Human Performance.

About the Guest

Karen Martel

Karen Martel is a Certified Hormone Specialist & Transformational Nutrition Coach and women’s weight loss expert.

Founder of the revolutionary program OnTrack a women’s hormone balancing & weight loss program. Host of the top-rated women’s health podcast The Other Side of Weight Loss.

After struggling with her own health issues, Karen was determined to bring her knowledge to others with a bold new approach to women’s health and weight management. Karen’s passion lies in helping women break through weight loss resistance and find their personal weight loss code through diet variation and hormone optimization. Karen is a health leader and researcher determined to revolutionize weight loss for modern women.

 

CONTACT DETAILS

https://www.facebook.com/karenmartelhormones
https://www.instagram.com/karenmartelhormones/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfWWN_4IhMZJOXjvj8FDKIQ
Podcast: ‎https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-other-side-of-weight-loss/id1438772276

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