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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.

Apr 30, 2022

Dr. Seema Kanwal, Naturopathic doctor and speaker, was voted one of Vancouver’s top 10 Naturopathic doctors on Rate MD Dr. Kanwal has been a practicing naturopathic doctor in Vancouver since 2006 and is the only Naturopathic doctor trained in Canada in the Apo E Gene diet.

She has extensive experience with and is passionate about working with individuals who have rare genetic diseases and suffer many stress related conditions as a result such as mental health issues, insomnia, and low energy.

She helps to guide people living with rare diseases to increased mental wellness, energy, vitality and an overall higher standard of life – they often didn’t know was possible to experience with their condition.

She has 10 years of experience in sport medicine and treating a wide range of conditions such as cancer, hormonal imbalances for women and men, stress related conditions, pre and post natal care, cardiovascular disease, chronic fatigue, autoimmune, thyroid imbalances, digestive issues (IBS, Chron’s, Candida), Alzheimer’s (through the APOE Gene), sports related injuries and many more.

In this episode

  • How you can influence your genes to optimize your health
  • Why you should always combine genetic testing with hormone testing and health protocols in general
  • Why you need to know what your genes are doing before you take supplements
  • DNA testing and what it tells you about detoxification
  • What urine metabolite testing shows us about your hormones and common symptoms
  • Difference between urine testing and serum testing pros and cons
  • Why you can gain weight on hormone replacement based on your genes
  • The importance of gut and liver health when it comes to hormone replacement
  • What the APOE 4 gene can tell you about your ability to handle stress and take on hormone replacement
  • Why you have to exercise when you use hormone replacement
  • Estrogens effect on developing Alzheimer's
  • Estrogen metabolites and what they tell us
  • The three estrogens and their roll
  • Foods that help with estrogen metabolism
  • Genes and detoxification

and much more!

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


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