Ep71: Hormones 101. Part 3 – Miscellaneous

Updated 10/2023. In our final episode on the basics of hormone health, we talk about some common supplements that may help support hormone health, the importance of sleep and healthy fats, and progesterone and anovulatory cycles. LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review! CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com…

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Ep70: Hormones 101. Part 2 – Stress and Hormones

Updated 10/2023. Continuing our talk on hormones from the previous episode, we talk about how stress, gut health, and exercise habits can affect our hormones. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review! SUPPORT US by buying us a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/insixteenyears SOURCES: Clickable links…

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Ep69: Hormones 101. Part 1 – The Hormone Jungle

Updated 10/2023. This will be a 3 part series on hormones, with a 2 part series on HRT after that. In this episode, we talk about how we may find ourselves in the hormone jungle (or tundra!) and the role hormones play in various bodily functions. We go over the basics of steroid and nonsteroid…

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Ep68: Surgeon Interview: Dr. David Redwine, World-Renowned Excision Surgeon. Part 2

Until his retirement in 2012, Dr. David Redwine headed the world-renowned and award-winning Oregon Institute of Endometriosis at St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, Oregon, treating thousands of people with endometriosis via excision surgery from all across the US, Canada, and beyond. His research is on the website endopaedia.info and has been vital to the endometriosis…

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Ep67: Surgeon Interview: Dr. David Redwine, World-Renowned Excision Surgeon. Part 1

Until his retirement in 2012, Dr. David Redwine headed the world-renowned and award-winning Oregon Institute of Endometriosis at St. Charles Medical Center, Bend, Oregon, treating thousands of people with endometriosis via excision surgery from all across the US, Canada, and beyond. His research is on the website www.endopaedia.info and has been vital to the endometriosis…

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Ep66: Our Relationship with Food. Part 2

Updated 1/2024. CW: Eating for comfort. As we continue to examine our relationship with food here in part 2, we talk about the general and common practice of “eating our feelings” and using food to soothe our feelings instead of actually being with them. We discuss the importance of learning to be with our feelings,…

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Ep65: Our Relationship with Food. Part 1

Updated 1/2024. CW: fear of food, reluctance to eat, being obsessive and controlling with food. For many with endo, eating can be a struggle as it may lead to digestive symptoms, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, pain, fatigue, and other horrible symptoms. This may lead us to change our diet, which can feel restrictive, limited, or depriving….

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Ep64: Interview: Talking about Gender and Inclusivity with Lori Johansson

While endometriosis primarily affects people assigned female at birth (AFAB), not everyone who has endometriosis and is AFAB identifies as a woman. We speak with Lori Johansson about gender, gender identity, and ways to be more inclusive in our endometriosis advocacy. Lori is a nonbinary endo advocate with both endo and adeno, and as part…

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Ep63: Endometriosis and Relationships

Updated 9/2023. We talk about how we can have strong relationships, in general and especially as people living with chronic illness. We discuss some keys to relationship success (especially romantic relationships) and what Amy learned from her divorce. We also talk about how we are ALL worthy of love, which is something we want everyone…

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Ep62: Estrogen Metabolism

Updated 12/2022. We give an overview of estrogen in the bodies of people assigned female at birth, including the different types of estrogen and where they are made in the body. Then we talk in depth about the process of estrogen metabolism, the role of the liver and the gut, and some tips to we…

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