Aging

Episode 6: Grief

Dr. Deb diverts from the theme of the season, to open up about the loss of her family’s dog, Harley. She discusses the role that grief and loss play in our lives. How does grief and loss impact our health? How should we grieve? How do we manage grief? How can we prepare for loss?…

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Episode 5: Sleep and Hormones

Dr. Deb speaks on insomnia and the relationship between sleep and hormones. Many people, as we age, suffer from insomnia. Whether it’s a difficulty falling asleep, or a difficulty staying asleep. I hear, every day, from women who don’t sleep, and how it’s a struggle for them to get to sleep and stay asleep. And…

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Episode 4: Vaginal Dryness

Dr. Deb speaks about vaginal health, vaginal dryness, menopause, pain during sex and estrogen levels, along with some prevention and treatment tips. A lot of women, as we age, start to develop issues with vaginal dryness. And it’s not a topic that we talk about real openly, and I think it’s a super important topic…

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Episode 3: Am I Crazy or Just Hormone Deficient?

Dr. Deb discusses hormone deficiencies and how to make sense of your symptoms. …as women, one of the first things that we pay attention to, are the hot flashes and the night sweats… what we don’t talk about a lot, though, is the anxiety behind the loss of hormones. The anxiousness, the nervousness, that overwhelming…

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Episode 2: Hormone Testing

Dr. Deb discusses the value of hormone testing for both men and women. Why do we test for hormones? How do we test hormones? How often should we be tested? What are we looking for in test results? Really, everyone should have their hormones tested. It doesn’t discriminate whether your male or female – we…

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Episode 1: Why Do We Need Hormones?

Dr. Deb speaks on the importance of hormones, the role they play in our everyday lives, thyroid dysfunction, the endocrine system and the body’s cravings for healthy hormone levels. What do hormones do? Where do hormones come from? What happens when there’s a hormone imbalance? How to treat an imbalance? The function of hormones? Literally,…

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