Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 25 - Amenorrhea, irregular periods and stress with Nicole Jardim

Today I’m talking to Nicole Jardim, a Certified Women’s Health Coach, aka The Period Girl. Nicole and I discuss amenorrhea — the absence of menstruation and some of the possible causes, hormone testing, nutrition and lifestyle changes to help promote ovulation and regulate your period.

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What we discussed:

  • How Nicole’s own period and birth control experience led her to become the Period Girl
  • What is amenorrhea and some of the possible causes
  • The effects of internal and external stress on your menstrual cycle
  • Why getting enough calories and nutrition is key for menstrual health
  • Which hormones you’re going to want to get tested if you have amenorrhea
  • Diet and lifestyle changes that will support ovulation and help your period return
  • Aligning with the moon cycle to promote regularity
  • How exercise helps and hinders our hormonal health
  • Your period and key supplements after hormonal birth control

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Heavy Flow Podcast Episode 25 - Amenorrhea, irregular periods and stress with Nicole Jardim

Resources mentioned in this episode:

The effect of antibiotics on your period
Episode 21 – What does a normal period look like with Dr Lara Briden 
Seed cycling 
f.lux 

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