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The Hormone Solution Podcast with Karen Martel

Welcome to The Hormone Solution Podcast with Karen Martel – your personal invitation to a world of hormone health, sustainable weight loss, holistic well-being, and embracing life's stages with a big old dose of vitality and confidence.

Aug 27, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Eric Balcavage and I discuss the root causes of hypothyroidism. What is cellular hypothyroidism and how do we treat it? Why the conventional and the functional world may be looking at hypothyroidism in the wrong light. Is there a place for medication? What can cause cellular danger? Plus so much...

Aug 20, 2022

In this part 2 of my Q&A

What are optimal blood levels for progesterone, estrogen and testosterone in women over 60? Is there a ratio between estrogen and progesterone that is optimal? 


I am 54 and in full menopause. Should I be using topical estradiol and progesterone cream? I currently only use...

Aug 13, 2022

In this Q&A 


Hi, Karen. I am 44 and peri menopausal. My periods are all over the place. I’ll go 50+ days with no cycle and then start my cycle. Recently I had a full cycle for 7 days. It got lighter towards the end. Then 5 days later I started my cycle again and had another full period. I take progesterone cream...

Aug 6, 2022

Tim is one of those guys that will leave you feeling younger and more energetic just by hearing him speak. He’s turning 49 but feels like he’s 18 (with more energy!) What’s his secret?

After suffering from multiple health issues, including rectal bleeding, two separate skin issues, chronic acid indigestion...