Ask Us Anything About Hormones with Dr. Carrie Jones, May 10, 2019 | Mastering Nutrition #67

Ask Us Anything About Hormones with Dr. Carrie Jones, May 10, 2019 | Mastering Nutrition #67

On May 10, members of the CMJ Masterpass joined me and Dr. Carrie Jones in a live Zoom meeting to ask us anything about hormones, and here’s the full recording!

We talk about things like:

What time of day is best to take T4 and/or T3?
How to use pregnenolone to manage perimenopausal insomnia?
Is insomnia different between people who are and aren’t on HRT?
Estrogen’s effect on the kynurenine pathway could be keeping you up at night.

What about men with high estrogen?
Over-the-counter supplements to lower SHBG and increased free testosterone?
Mycotoxins
Iodine, fatigue, and “detox” reactions.
Loss of libido and sexual sensation with the LEEP procedure: could progesterone and vitamin E help? What else?
Should I be on testosterone replacement therapy?
Supporting hormones with nutrition.
Why is early morning waking a characteristic symptom of depression and what other conditions have early waking as a symptom?
Causes for night sweats in men?
Nutritional advice for breast cancer prevention, and the HRT question.
Water retention near menstruation.
Why would a woman have no cycle? Why would a woman have an anovulatory cycle?
What can be done to reverse hypothyroidism other than taking thyroid hormone?

All this and much more!

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04:20 Introduction

07:55 Guidance on what time of day it is best to take T4 and/or T3?

10:37 The use of pregnenolone to manage perimenopausal symptoms, particularly insomnia

12:30 Insomnia is different between people who are and aren’t on HRT?

14:15 Estrogen and kynurenine pathway

19:02 Aromatizing in Men

21:40 Over-the-counter supplements to lower SHBG and increased free T, boron, zinc, various herbs

24:20 Discussion about Mycotoxin.

28:48 Discussions in Iodine and mild fatigue and detox.

35:14 Discussion on soft tissue calcification.

40:40 Discussion on LEEP Procedure

45:53 Discussion on testosterone

54:30 Suggestions on supplements to assist with delayed onset muscle soreness.

55:48 How does the body make hormones and what nutrients and foods do they need to do this?

59:29 Know more about hormone production.

1:09:00 Why is early morning waking a characteristic symptom of depression and what other conditions have imbalances of early waking as a symptom?

1:17:00 When should you consider increasing progesterone or estrogen.

1:20:30 Causes for night sweats in men.

1:25:00 Dietary nutritional advice for breast cancer prevention, macronutrient ratios, micronutrient intakes, et cetera. Also any thoughts on risks and benefits of HRT in perimenopause relative to breast cancer risk?

1:28:29 Discussions on Methylation

1:34:35 Struggles with water retention around period.

1:39:23 Why would a woman have no cycle? Why would a woman have an anovulatory cycle?

1:45:02 What can be done to reverse hypothyroidism other than taking thyroid medicine?

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