Sara welcomes Dr. Carla DiGirolamo, a double board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist who has experience with the unique physical and mental challenges that women face through every stage of life’s journey.
In addition to specializing in all aspects of fertility care, Dr. DiGirolamo is also a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner, Crossfit Level 1 Trainer/Crossfit Health, Certified Nutrition Coach, and Les Mills BodyCombat Instructor.
Today, she and Sara talk hormones, including:
The purpose of hormones
Myths and misconceptions about hormone imbalance
Training under stress – the good and bad
Advice for prepubescent teens and parents of those children
Pros and cons of different birth control methods for active athletes
Benefits of HIIT Training and lifting heavy shit
Recommendations on nutrition
Advice to someone struggling with infertility
Advice to someone struggling with perimenopause and menopause
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