Podcast Episode #148

Empowering Your Fertility: Insights from a Natural Health Expert Nat Kringoudis

Empowering Your Fertility Insights from a Natural Health Expert Nat Kringoudis

Today I chat with Nat Kringoudis, a natural health expert, and we discuss fertility and wellness.

Nat aims to inspire wellness, not only to those embarking on becoming parents, but equally important to her, educating young women of how their choices shape their reproductive health.  And our conversation does branch into this, so if you are raising young children, especially daughters, this conversation will be important to you.

But whether or not you have daughters, or you want babies in the future, or perhaps perimenopausal symptoms are creeping up on you, or perhaps you are just not happy with your period and cycle, then this episode will no doubt be really valuable.

Today we discuss:

— How hormonal imbalance can cause infertility
— What are some common signs or symptoms of hormonal imbalance that may affect fertility?
— What are first steps for someone wanting to find out about their hormones
— How can we balance our hormones for fertility (and beyond).
— And we discuss birth control in our younger adults, and all sorts of really important, amazing information regarding our hormones and how this impacts our life.

Are you looking for valuable insights on pregnancy care, childbirth, and postnatal recovery? Look no further! In a recent episode of a podcast hosted by Kath Baquie, a passionate physiotherapist specializing in women’s health and a mother of three, we dive deep into the world of fertility and hormones. Join us as we explore the conversation between Kath and Nat Kringoudis, a renowned natural fertility expert, who is on a mission to inspire wellness in those embarking on parenthood and educate young women about the impact of their choices on reproductive health.

In this enlightening episode, Nat sheds light on hormone imbalances and shares her expertise on balancing hormones for fertility and overall wellness. The conversation revolves around recognizing the signs and symptoms of hormonal imbalances, taking steps to learn more about our hormones, and understanding the vital role they play in our reproductive health. Nat emphasizes the importance of empowering individuals with knowledge about their own bodies, especially from a young age, to pave the way for healthier futures.

Interestingly, the episode also addresses the impact of hormones on young adults and highlights the necessity of comprehending reproductive health early on. With an alarming rise in young girls accessing explicit content on the internet, misconceptions about sex and relationships have become commonplace. This, in turn, has led to an increase in cases where pelvic floor physiotherapists are encountering women experiencing sexual pain due to anxiety and fear stemming from misinformation.

To combat this issue, Nat and Kath stress the significance of open and factual conversations between parents and their children about sex, relationships, and reproductive health. By normalizing these topics, we can equip young individuals with accurate knowledge and help them make informed decisions about their bodies.

Another important aspect covered in the episode is the impact of birth control on reproductive health. Nat emphasizes the importance of understanding the menstrual cycle and ovulation before starting birth control. This knowledge can provide valuable information about one’s body and help individuals make informed choices regarding contraception.

Nat advises caution when it comes to resorting to birth control at a young age, as it can potentially delay the maturation of sex hormones. This delay may lead to complications when trying to conceive later in life. It’s essential to monitor temporary irregular periods that young girls may experience around the age of 16, rather than immediately opting for birth control.

Additionally, the episode touches on the long-term effects of birth control, which can vary depending on individual factors such as genetics, diet, and lifestyle. While extensive research is available on the topic, it’s crucial to consider personal circumstances and consult with healthcare professionals before making decisions about contraception.

Beyond birth control, the conversation extends to the influence of environmental factors on hormonal imbalances. Nat highlights the presence of xenoestrogens, estrogen-mimicking chemicals found in plastics, which can disrupt hormone balance in women. To mitigate this, it is recommended to minimize plastic usage and make informed choices when selecting products.

Finally, Nat encourages listeners to take small steps towards a more natural lifestyle. Simple habits like ensuring regular bowel movements and increasing fiber intake can contribute to overall well-being. By making conscious decisions about personal health, we can empower ourselves to optimize fertility and achieve hormonal harmony.

In conclusion, this captivating podcast episode provides valuable insights into fertility, hormones, and reproductive health. Nat Kringoudis, a trusted natural fertility expert, along with host Kath Baquie, guides us through the world of wellness, emphasizing the importance of knowledge, open conversations, and conscious choices. Let’s embark on a journey of empowerment, equipping ourselves with the tools needed to nurture our bodies and shape our reproductive health for the better. Don’t forget to share, rate, and review this podcast to help spread this invaluable information to even more individuals seeking empowerment.

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All information is general in nature and doesn’t substitute individualised assessment, treatment and diagnosis.  If you have any questions or concerns please consult your healthcare provider.

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