Episode 43: Dr. Mona Fahoum: Hormones and Your Bone Health

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[3:55] Hormones and their impact on bone health
[6:59] Progesterone and testosterone
[8:00] Gut health and metabolism 
[11:26] Sleep and bone loss
[13:01] Serotonin
[13:33]The importance of motility for gut health
[15:25] How to naturally support hormones
[18:54] Women with hormone specific breast cancer caveats
[21:07] Low force intervention
[21: 48] Bio identical hormone
[25:53] How late can you go on bio identicals
[26:31] Alternatives 
[28:50] Mach
[31: 10] Dutch test
[32:20] Brain protective aspect
[34:42] Bones
[35:00] Micro architecture in bones
[36:21] Hydration
[41:31] Spinach and food variety
[42:51] Think about the basics

Dr. Mona Fahoum on Hormones and their Impact on Bone Health

In episode 43 of the Stronger Bones Lifestyle Podcast, host Debi Robinson welcomes Dr. Mona Fahoum and they discuss  hormones and their impact on bone health, which hormones to focus on during menopause and why it’s a lifestyle solution not a one pill solution.

As a naturopathic physician and owner of Meridian Medicine in Seattle and Essential Wellness in Arlington, WA, Dr. Mona Fahoum focuses on preventive primary care, women’s health, hormones, and digestive concerns. As part of the medical team for Symphony Natural Health, makers of Femmenessence, Dr. Mona consults extensively on women’s health and hormones. Listen today as Dr. Mona and Debi share the benefits of Femmenessence and share how to naturally support your hormones.

Join them on their discussion of food demonization, hydration, nutrition and diet as low force interventions and why you need to think about the basics when it comes to a healthy body at all ages.

Use this link: www.symphonynaturalhealth.com/debirobinson, to get a 15% discount on Symphony Natural Health products including Femmenessence products.

"We need bone breakdown to create space for new stronger better quality bone to be laid down.” [6:33]

"There are only a few places where I think food should be completely demonized.” [21:41]

"We need strong bones but we also need flexible bones.” [35:17]

"We need to be bendable and not breakable [35:55]

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