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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 19, 2023

This week we are jumping right into a very important topic. Maybe you have experience with fibroids, or maybe you don’t even really know what they are, but the stats are this: 75-80% of women will be diagnosed with fibroids in their lifetime. Many of us have them and we don’t even know they are there. Fibroids are highly prevalent in perimenopause. This episode is an important deep dive into what they are, how they impact your body and hormones, and what you can do to prevent their development and growth.

In this episode:

      Which age group is most likely to be diagnosed with fibroids.

      The hormones that influence the growth of fibroids.

      When in your lifespan fibroids will typically begin to develop.

      Signs that you may have uterine fibroids already.

      Where you might start feeling pain if you have them.

      How fibroids can affect your periods and fertility.

      What you should do if you think you have fibroids.

      How fibroids can indirectly impact your iron levels.

      Common urinary symptoms associated with fibroids.

      Why painful intercourse can indicate fibroids.

      What the important contributing factors are.

      Which hormone fibroids are most sensitive to.

      Why you should be wary of xenoestrogens and how you can minimize exposure to them.

      Reasons why you should avoid synthetic scents.

      Which vitamin you should focus on to prevent uterine fibroids.

      How supplements can support reducing fibroid growth.

      What foods to incorporate in your diet to prevent fibroids.

      The relationship between fibroids and insulin.


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Karen Martel, Certified Hormone Specialist & Transformational Nutrition Coach and weight loss expert.