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The Other Side of Weight Loss

Get valuable and inspiring information that has the potential to not only radically change your health and weight, but you as well.

Karen Martel Transformational Nutrition Coach weight loss & hormone expert covers all things women's health including weight loss, hormone health, digestion, happiness, stress management and living in tune with your body!

Jun 26, 2021

Join for this information packed Q&A! 


Is there any point having my blood test done when every cycle is different to the last? Symptom wise and sometimes length wise.


I have been keto, carnivore and fasting with extended fast periodically for a year and a half with no weight loss. I am post menopausal and started HRT 6 months ago. I feel all of the thyroid symptoms but can't get anyone to listen. Thyroid labs look good except T3 is below optimal and RT3 is 30.1. I can't get into the endocrinologist for 6 months and fear he won't listen either. I feel in my heart pure T3 would get me on the way to healing and finally get my insulin down to be able to lose the 40 pounds that I gained in 4 months. I also have high ferritin that I read can keep insulin high.


Dr. Brownstein mentioned a specific type of iodine supplement to take. I’m currently working with my physician on my iodine levels and was wondering what the supplement was called/ what it included. If I remember correctly, he said you needed iodine and iodide in it?


I am 50 years old and for the most part feel pretty good despite the fact that I am in perimenopause. I am struggling with perimenopause weight gain, (gained 30 pounds since October) sleep. I am finally getting my hair to grow back in the front and my dry skin is getting better, my nails are healthy again. I eat as clean as possible. At this time, I can’t afford to go see a functional doctor. So, I have been thinking of buying over the counter estrogen and progesterone bioidentical products. What would you recommend? Thank you for all the information you share with us!


Can a woman safely take a compounded bioidentical progesterone PILL? Is there a big difference between it vs cream?

Wondering how you feel about bioidentical progesterone in pill form. Is it as safe as cream


Thanks – I always find your podcasts very interesting and there was a single “nugget” which I would like to know more about….. I would like to know more about how a vision test can determine toxicity levels?


Are there optimal numbers we should strive to hit for estrogen, testosterone and progesterone when taking HRT or a ratio between them so we know if they need adjusted to feel our best?


Hi Karen. Thank you for taking questions for your Saturday podcast. I’m a 46 y.o. who’s really bothered by the uncertainty of when my period is coming. It seems I’m into my Perimenopause stage and my cycle could be 19 days one month and others 29, I recently had a record of 41 days! Is there anything we can do other than bio identical hormones to help having more predictable/regular cycles? Thanks! 

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