EP60: Dr. Claudia Welch on the Medicine of Subtraction and Balancing Your Hormones

What Dr. Claudia Shares:

  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Why the title of her book is actually backwards
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Her ‚Äúaha!‚ÄĚ moment when she was studying hormones
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†The difference between sex hormones and stress hormones
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†How our spiritual and emotional choices reverberate through our physical bodies

What You’ll Hear:

  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Understanding that your hormones don‚Äôt become imbalanced in a vacuum
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†How Western and Eastern medicines support each other to better understand our hormones
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Viewing hormonal functions through the lens of duality
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Hormones govern extremes in the body
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Understanding why imbalances between sex and stress hormones occur
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Learning how to decrease stress hormones through lifestyle changes
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Striving for the sweet spot of balance between yin and yang
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Learning your own body to understand when it needs more rest versus stimulation
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Why women in their late 30‚Äôs and beyond require more rest
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Becoming hormonally rearranged in menopause
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Learning to balance external stressors to support your health
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Determining what your version of ‚Äėhaving it all‚Äô is, and subtracting what you don‚Äôt need
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†The interweaving effects of emotion, thought, biology, action, and spirituality on our hormonal balance
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Embracing the medicine of subtraction and internal wisdom to find balance
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Why saying no takes so much courage
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Further resources for learning about hormone balancing and preparing for pregnancy
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Respecting the hormonal differences between male and female bodied people