Dr Jessica Stefanski discusses your treatment options for menopause in this 2 part series. In Part II, she discusses: 

✅What symptoms and health concerns are common after menopause

✅What can make hot flashes worse

✅Whether soy is safe and effective for menopausal symptoms

✅The foods you should be adding to your diet and the foods you should avoid

✅The 3 best types of exercise for women who are menopausal

For more information, check out www.drstefanski.com

 

Dr Jessica Stefanski discusses your treatment options for menopause in this 2 part series. In Part I, she discusses: 

  • What happens to your hormones during menopause
  • What symptoms and health concerns are common after menopause
  • What the hormone treatment options are for menopausal symptoms
  • Bioidentical versus non-bioidentical hormones
  • What you absolutely need to know if you’re on thyroid medication 
Part II will address non-hormonal options for menopause like nutrition, botanical medicine and the best exercises after menopause. 
 
For more information, please check out Dr Stefanski's website at www.drstefanski.com
 

Dr Stefanski breaks down all the latest research on why we sleep and how to get the best night's sleep without resorting to sleeping pills. She discusses the following:

  • How sleep restores brain health and helps prevent cancer and diabetes. 
  • How much sleep you really need.
  • How alarm clocks damage your creativity. 
  • Why we need more REM sleep (and dreaming!) than other mammals. 
  • How sleeping pills destroy your sleep and your long term health. 
  • Why teenagers are impossible to get out of bed. 

For more information, check out www.drstefanski.com! 

In this episode, Dr Stefanski discusses how to use intermittent fasting to transform your health. She talks the nuts and bolts of fasting and topics like...

  • The health benefits of intermittent fasting, like weight loss, mental clarity, improved insulin sensitivity and blood sugar balance and regeneration of your cells. 
  • Important things you need to know about electrolytes, hydration and exercise during fasting. 
  • The use of fasting with cancer treatment and chemotherapy. 
  • How fasting impacts your hormone systems and how it can be helpful in the case of estrogen dominance and high insulin. 
  • Who should avoid fasting and why. 
  • An easy way to get started if you're interested in trying fasting. 
  • How to use dinner to set yourself up for a successful fast. 

For more information, check out Dr Stefanski's website at www.drstefanski.com

 

In this episode, Dr Stefanski discusses

  1. What a healthy daily cortisol rhythm looks like
  2. How daily and chronic stress can affect adrenal health and our cortisol levels
  3. Why you need higher morning cortisol to help with pain and inflammation
  4. The kind of weight gain caused by elevated cortisol
  5. How to know if you have a cortisol imbalance
  6. Natural treatments to restore adrenal health and recover from fatigue

For more information, please check out Dr Stefanski's website at www.drstefanski.com

In this episode, Dr Stefanski discusses:

  • Your options for thyroid medication including levothyroxine, liothyronine (Cytomel), natural dessicated thyroid/thyroid USP brands like Nature-Throid, Armour, WP Thyroid and NP Thyroid, thyroid supplements that contain glandulars, and compounded thyroid medication.
  • Ingredients in thyroid medications that you should be aware of and how medications like Tirosint and WP Thyroid can be great options for people with gut issues like celiac, IBS, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis. 
  • Which thyroid medication may be better for your individual health situation. 
  • The medications, foods and health conditions that can interfere with your thyroid medication and keep it from working. 
  • How to improve the effectiveness of the thyroid medication you are taking. Feel better and avoid having to take more medication.

For more information and resources, check out drstefanski.com

In this episode Dr Stefanski discusses some common myths about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). These myths include: 

  1. PCOS is a rare condition
  2. You must have ovarian cysts to be diagnosed with PCOS
  3. If you're having regular periods that means you are ovulating regularly
  4. Only women who are overweight or have diabetes type II get PCOS
  5. PCOS is genetic and you have no control over it
  6. PCOS is not dangerous
  7. You can't get pregnant if you have PCOS
  8. The only way to treat PCOS is with pharmaceutical medications like birth control pills
  9. Diet/exercise/lifestyle changes are nice but they don't make a big difference
  10. You can't actually heal PCOS

To learn more, check out Dr Stefanski's website at www.drstefanski.com

In this episode, Dr Stefanski discusses the connection between gut health and thyroid health.

What does it mean if I'm having digestive symptoms like gas, bloating, and pain? 

What are the dangers of antacids and acid-blocking medications? 

How can a gut problem cause thyroid disease including Hashimoto's and Graves disease? 

What is the connection of IBS, SIBO and thyroid disease? 

What are some possible treatments for gut disorders? 

To learn more, check out Dr Stefanski's website at www.drstefanski.com

Dr. Stefanski explains what perimenopause is and the common symptoms that women experience during this time of life. She also shares recommended tools for healing including the power of bioidentical progesterone.

Dr. Stefanski answers questions like: Is perimenopause normal? Should I use progesterone cream? Is estrogen safe to take in perimenopause? 

Dr Stefanski will discuss the possibility of improving or even reversing hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's. She explains how you can start tracking your symptoms over time in order to understand how well treatments are working for you. 

To get Dr Stefanski's free thyroid symptom checklist, go to www.drstefanski.com/001