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Now displaying: August, 2023
Aug 30, 2023

Focusing on simply “reducing your stress” can end up leaving us feeling more stressed out because the truth is, there are some stresses you can’t just opt out of, stop or reduce. I talk a lot about those in various episodes of the show, but this episode is about stresses you CAN do something about. Sometimes it’s about getting help or gaining better stress skills to manage the stresses that you can’t totally get rid of, but many things that are stressing you out may not be things you think of as stress at all. Things like infections, oxidative stress, blood sugar imbalances, hormone disruptors or nutrient deficiencies. In this show I break down a number of stresses we can absolutely take off your plate and they don’t involve a housekeeper, nanny or personal assistant. They are all within your physiology and we can resolve or much better manage all of them. 

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Want skincare that is natural yet actually works? Look no further than Purity Woods! Their Age Defying Dream Cream is just that: a dream. It’s light enough that it won’t clog pores and has a variety of collagen and elastin supporting nutrients that are also anti-inflammatory, such as maple leaf extract. Finally a light, yet rich anti-aging cream that is also non-toxic, free of hormone disrupting chemicals. Finding natural beauty product that will still provide results hasn’t always been easy, luckily we finally have high quality, effective and clean beauty like the products from Purity Woods. Get 27% off your order with this link!

One of THE BEST tools for your health is a CGM, continuous glucose monitor. It helps you effortlessly understand what foods work for you and even how stress and sleep impact your blood sugar allowing you to make changes in real time. A CGM also allows you to see your glucose variability (the difference between your highs and lows) which may be as important as how high your blood sugar runs. It’s an amazing tool and Nutrisense has my favorite interface with their app and dietitian support! It’s easy and straightforward and with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout you can save 30% off a subscription. Click here and be well on your way to better health. 

This episode is also sponsored by Organifi whose green juice is my absolute favorite on the market. It’s certified USDA organic, contains 11 superfoods including the heavy hitters spirulina and matcha, includes 600mg of ashwaganda and is a great boost of antioxidants for better energy, less brain fog and better exercise recovery. And ladies, you’re going to want to try Harmony! Their female hormone balancing blend of shatavari, maca and vitex in a delicious cacao base. Save 20% with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout

 

Aug 23, 2023

I try not to play favorites with my episodes, but this is going down as one of my favorite episodes to record because I have found this framework so profoundly helpful. On this show I talk about letting go of the idea of striking a balance in life because this notion is nonsense and leave us always stressed and guilty because the truth is every day one are of your life will demand more of your time and attention. Sick kid? Deadline? Going through a divorce? Up for a promotion? Training for an event or managing a flare up in your health? You have to be able to direct your resources where they are needed BUT to avoid the guilt of neglecting one area of your life for too long you have to have a system in place with checks and balances so that everything that matters to you gets your care when it’s needed and can sit on the back burner when something else needs your focus. The idea of the four burners is what I share in this episode and it’s the antidote to the stress of “balance”. Please share this episode with a woman who needs to hear it! 

 

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This episode is also sponsored by LMNT Electrolytes! These high sodium, well balanced hydration boosters are perfect for low carb dieters, those doing keto or when employing intermittent or any type of fasting. Skip the brain fog, low energy, cravings and perform better with LMNT electrolytes. Get your FREE sample pack here

 

This episode is sponsored by Shuteye Chai from Ned. It’s a mix of their Mellö superblend of magnesium combined with adaptogens, aminos, functional mushrooms like chaga and reishi - seriously the best ingredients out there – wrapped in a heavenly masala chai-inspired spiced body. Think cinnamon, clove, ginger–all that good stuff! It’s fantastic for sleep and for recovery.  It’s crafted from the highest grade single origin ingredients, ethically sourced from some

of the world’s best small-scale farms. Save 15% on your first order with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

 

Aug 16, 2023

Low back pain can be so disruptive to your training, your sleep and your hormones given that inflammation from nagging injuries can impact hormones across the board. One of the key aspects of treating this condition is knowing where you need to be stronger and where you need less focus on strength and more on flexibility. Megan covers all that as well as her favorite - and least favorite - core strengthening exercises if you’re dealing with low back pain. We talk as well about changes during perimenopause and menopause that impact joint health and injury healing.

 

Learn more about Megan here.

 

To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  

 

Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.

 

Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!



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It’s the only nootropic supplement made with a whole-systems approach, so it’s designed to elevate every part of your mind. So you can find it easier to slip into flow and break down the barriers between you and your goals. Whether you’re dealing with perimenopause brain fog or just wanted to get your mental edge back, you’ll love Qualiamind! And with this discount it’s too good to pass up! With this link you’ll automatically get 75% off the product AND if you enter code BETTEREVERYDAY you’ll get another 15% off! 

 

We all know the downsides of alcohol, but it is still something many decide to enjoy on occasion. Most of us also notice that especially as we get into our 40s and beyond that one glass of wine feels like way more than a glass the next day. If you choose to indulge, one dose of ZBiotics before drinking any alcohol can make you feel way less yucky the next day! Cool…but how? The yuck the day after having alcohol is due to a buildup of acetaldehyde (a byproduct of alcohol metabolism). ZBiotics is a probiotic formula that helps you break down acetaldehyde in the gut so you can have a great workout and a great day even after a drink the night before. Click here to save 15% off ZBiotics. Oh, and they do have a money back guarantee, so why not? 

Aug 12, 2023

A follow up podcast to episode #349 where I answer questions from you about perimenopause and menopause. This episode covers a range of symptom questions, how to know if what’s happening with your cycle is perimenopause or something else, when to see your doctor, how menopause looks different for women who have had a hysterectomy and much more!

 

Episodes Mentioned in this show: 

 

Dr Brooke Show #345: Q&A on HRT (hormone replacement therapy)

 

To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  

 

Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.

 

Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!

 

Partners of the Dr. Brooke Show (Stuff I Know You Will Love!)

 

This episode is sponsored by Shuteye Chai from Ned. It’s a mix of their Mellö superblend of magnesium combined with adaptogens, aminos, functional mushrooms like chaga and reishi - seriously the best ingredients out there – wrapped in a heavenly masala chai-inspired spiced body. Think cinnamon, clove, ginger–all that good stuff! It’s fantastic for sleep and for recovery.  It’s crafted from the highest grade single origin ingredients, ethically sourced from some

of the world’s best small-scale farms. Save 15% on your first order with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout.

 

We all know the downsides of alcohol, but it is still something many decide to enjoy on occasion. Most of us also notice that especially as we get into our 40s and beyond that one glass of wine feels like way more than a glass the next day. If you choose to indulge, one dose of ZBiotics before drinking any alcohol can make you feel way less yucky the next day! Cool…but how? The yuck the day after having alcohol is due to a buildup of acetaldehyde (a byproduct of alcohol metabolism). ZBiotics is a probiotic formula that helps you break down acetaldehyde in the gut so you can have a great workout and a great day even after a drink the night before. Click here to save 15% off ZBiotics. Oh, and they do have a money back guarantee, so why not? 

 

Aug 9, 2023

In this episode, I go over all aspects of this dicey hormonal time, the symptoms that can arise, when to see your doc and of course what you can do to feel better! This time in a woman’s life can be stressful for so many reasons relating to transitions, up and down hormones, reflecting and reassessing our lives and so many changes in family and relationships. But it doesn't have to be miserable! I cover a range of symptoms in this episode from joint pain to brain fog to sleep disruption and hot flashes as well as options in addition to or in place of HRT.

 

Dr Brooke Show #345: Q&A on HRT (hormone replacement therapy)

 

To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  

 

Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.

 

Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!



Partners of the Dr. Brooke Show (Stuff I Know You Will Love!)

 

Want skincare that is natural yet actually works? Look no further than Purity Woods! Their Age Defying Dream Cream is just that: a dream. It’s light enough that it won’t clog pores and has a variety of collagen and elastin supporting nutrients that are also anti-inflammatory, such as maple leaf extract. Finally a light, yet rich anti-aging cream that is also non-toxic, free of hormone disrupting chemicals. Finding natural beauty product that will still provide results hasn’t always been easy, luckily we finally have high quality, effective and clean beauty like the products from Purity Woods. Get 10% off your order with this link!

 

One of THE BEST tools for your health is a CGM, continuous glucose monitor. It helps you effortlessly understand what foods work for you and even how stress and sleep impact your blood sugar allowing you to make changes in real time. A CGM also allows you to see your glucose variability (the difference between your highs and lows) which may be as important as how high your blood sugar runs. It’s an amazing tool and Nutrisense has my favorite interface with their app and dietitian support! It’s easy and straightforward and with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout you can save 30% off a subscription. Click here and be well on your way to better health. 

This episode is also sponsored by Organifi whose green juice is my absolute favorite on the market. It’s certified USDA organic, contains 11 superfoods including the heavy hitters spirulina and matcha, includes 600mg of ashwaganda and is a great boost of antioxidants for better energy, less brain fog and better exercise recovery. And ladies, you’re going to want to try Harmony! Their female hormone balancing blend of shatavari, maca and vitex in a delicious cacao base. Save 20% with code BETTEREVERYDAY at checkout

 

Aug 2, 2023

Even if you never have a sip of wine this interview is fascinating! Zack is a wealth of knowledge about the microbiome as well as how to “teach” a favorable, safe bacteria that’s already in our gut how to metabolize a breakdown product of alcohol through genetic modification. It sounds like science fiction -  and it sounds scary. I mean GMO right?? But it turns out how bacteria are modified is very different than modifying plants in our food source for a couple of reasons making this FDA regulated product very safe and without immune or inflammatory consequences that could come from changing the food we eat (i.e. GMO soy or hybridized wheat).

And this product is very effective! I share with Zack in the interview how skeptical I was of ZBiotic having any effect on how I felt the next day after having a glass of wine. Truth be told it was like it never happened. So I was thrilled to have Zack on the show to talk about how this product works and how they created it. 

Learn more about Zach and Zbiotics here.

 

To work with Dr Brooke click here and if you loved this episode please leave a review!  

 

Follow Dr Brooke on Instagram and get signed up for my awesome emails here. Seriously,I write really great emails, or so 1000s of women tell me and I’d like to send you one too.

 

Be sure you connect with me in my FREE PRIVATE Facebook group: Hormones & Happiness with Dr Brooke where other amazing, like minded women like YOU are already hanging out! Join us!

 

Partners of the Dr. Brooke Show (Stuff I Know You Will Love!)

We all know the downsides of alcohol, but it is still something many decide to enjoy on occasion. Most of us also notice that especially as we get into our 40s and beyond that one glass of wine feels like way more than a glass the next day. If you choose to indulge, one dose of ZBiotics before drinking any alcohol can make you feel way less yucky the next day! Cool…but how? The yuck the day after having alcohol is due to a buildup of acetaldehyde (a byproduct of alcohol metabolism). ZBiotics is a probiotic formula that helps you break down acetaldehyde in the gut so you can have a great workout and a great day even after a drink the night before. Click here to save 15% off ZBiotics. Oh, and they do have a money back guarantee, so why not? 

 

This episode is also sponsored by LMNT Electrolytes! These high sodium, well balanced hydration boosters are perfect for low carb dieters, those doing keto or when employing intermittent or any type of fasting. Skip the brain fog, low energy, cravings and perform better with LMNT electrolytes. Get your FREE sample pack here

 

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