In light of COVID-19, people are awakening to the reality that the medical system simply cannot serve us all.
It’s up to us to start taking control of our own health.
Poor health makes us more vulnerable to attack- whether by the Coronavirus or any other ailment.
The answer is to optimize.
Unfortunately, not everyone has access to great information about optimization.
In particular, women often struggle to find female hormone optimization experts.
What are the hormone issues faced specifically by women, and how have they intensified during this time?
In this episode, OB-GYN and Women’s Health Expert, Dr Anna Cabeca joins me to discuss the common problems women are experiencing during the pandemic and how to solve them.
The power of fear, cortisol and stress causes a breaking down that robs our nerve protector hormone- which is especially powerful for women.
-Dr Anna Cabeca
Three Things You’ll Learn in This Episode
- Pay attention to cortisol levels
Sub-optimal hormones are a crisis, especially now. If we’re fear-driven and cortisol is affecting us, our hormones are sub-optimized and need to be addressed. To fix this, we have to understand what’s affecting our hormones.
- Decompression is a necessity
With so many people isolated during the pandemic, home life stresses are beginning to take a toll on families, and often women in particular feel this more. Decompression and taking time for ourselves is not only advisable, it’s a necessity when trying to keep cortisol levels under control.
- Embrace oxytocin
It’s possible to find a peace that surpasses all understanding, even during a pandemic. To find that peace, we need to embrace oxytocin.
Dr Anna Cabeca is a Triple-Board Certified OB-GYN and Women’s Health Expert.
Having worked with thousands of women to help them understand and improve their health and manage their hormones, Dr Anna is committed to supporting women so they can thrive as they go through menopause.
Dr Anna is the bestselling author of The Hormone Fix and Keto-Green 16, and is passionate about speaking on the topics of menopause, hormones, ketones and sexual health.
Dr Anna is the host of The Girlfriend Doctor Podcast.