76 minutes | Feb 18, 2020

51. Biohacking Hormones With Dr. Tara Scott

Tara Scott, MD, FACOG, FAAFM, ABOIM, CNMP is a renowned hormone expert and certified regenerative and functional medicine practitioner. She first became involved with hormone and integrative medicine while practicing as an OB/GYN. Her empathy for patients experiencing hormone-related issues led her to become trained as an advanced fellow and certified by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. The evidence-based practices she employed helped many patients conquer chronic wellness issues. She then started Revitalize Medical Group, where she serves as the Chief Medical Officer. In 2016 she obtained an additional board certification in Integrative Medicine. In this episode, Dr. Scott and I dive deep into a discussion around hormonal health (men and women), the natural lifestyle shifts that can impact hormonal balance as we age, and why "testing not guessing" is critical to achieving optimal performance. Dr. Scott was traditionally trained as an MD, and graduated medical school at the age of 23. Driven to take a more natural approach to her practice, and through working at solving her own issues with infertility, she was able to cure her own endometriosis! Dr. Scott is passionate about educating the medical community on the advances in evidence-based hormone therapy, and lectures around the community to raise awareness about wellness and hormone balance. On this episode we discuss: What drove Dr. Scott initially to focus on learning more about hormonal health The challenges of practicing integrative medicine in a corporate setting How insurance can limit your options related to self-care and prevention The concerns related to the use of exogenous hormones Why practicing a healthy lifestyle in your early years can ease your transition into menopause Natural alternatives to manage hormone levels without medication Why stress management via mindfulness practices are so important to maintain balanced hormones How each of the hormones affect health in men and women Why testosterone levels are important for women to maintain The 3 different types of estrogen A description of "MANopause" and how it relates to low testosterone in men Why it's important to monitor hormone levels - "test not guess" The importance of working with a qualified professional for hormone level analysis Why hormone replacement therapy is not always necessarily required The effect that intermittent fasting has on insulin levels The importance of consuming healthy fats and plants on a ketogenic diet What's happening to your hormones through each phase of a menstrual cycle Dr. Scott's morning routine Dr. Valter Longo and the "ProLon Fasting Mimicking Diet": https://prolonfmd.com/ Headspace App: https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app Heartmath: https://www.heartmath.com/ Dr. Joe Dispenza: https://drjoedispenza.com/ "The Biology of Belief" by Bruce Lipton: https://www.amazon.com/Biology-Belief-10th-Anniversary-Consciousness/dp/140195247X Sponsors: The Genius Brand: https://thegeniusbrand.com/?rfsn=3471709.90104c Listener discount code: BIOCURIOUS Biostrap: https://biostrap.com/select-your-set?ref=kaylaosterhoff Listener discount code: BIOCURIOUS20 Connect with Dr. Tara Scott: https://www.revitalizemed.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Revitalizemed/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/revitalizemed Twitter: https://twitter.com/tdscottmd Connect with Kayla: Instagram: https://instagram.com/biocurious_kayla?igshid=13k16wei10ytd [Web] https://www.biocuriouskayla.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/biocurious/message
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