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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.

May 20, 2023

Dr. Deb Matthew also known as, The Happy Hormones Doctor, is a best-selling author, international speaker, educator, wife and mom of four boys. After suffering for years from fatigue and irritability due to hormone imbalances, her quest to resolve her personal health led her to change everything about her practice of medicine. She has been featured on national podcasts, radio, and broadcast shows, including NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX.

Dr. Mathews and Karen take a deep dive into women's sexual dysfunction.

In this episode

  • Why is this an important topic to talk about?
  • What are the most common symptoms of sexual dysfunction?
  • The impact on relationships.
  • Causes of sexual dysfunction in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond.
  • The role of hormones in sexual function.
  • Stress and sex.
  • How do women describe sex when this happens?
  • Best way to apply HRT for sexual function.
  • Can women of any age in menopause start HRT?
  • Is it safe?
  • Does HRT cause breast cancer?
  • What is the new stance from the menopause society say about how long women can safely use HRT?
  • What else can affect sexual health besides our sex hormones? 
  • What else besides HRT can women do to help with their sexual dysfunction?
  • and more!

00:02:09 Honor your sexual cycle.
00:07:24 Hormone replacement therapy can help.
00:14:01 Hormones: Balance for Health.
00:21:02 Recognize sexual dysfunction.
00:28:59 Thyroid health affects libido.
00:33:09 Low estrogen can decrease libido.
00:36:03 Reduce stress for better sex.
00:39:47 Boost your sex drive.
00:45:38 Hormones, thyroid, and stress.
00:55:45 Hormones are safe at any age.
00:59:35 Try different options for relief.
01:04:06 Increase oxytocin levels naturally.
01:08:58 Take charge of your health.

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


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