Understanding Root Causes of PMS & PCOS + The Power Of Bioidenticals w/Dr. Pamela Smith
As women, most of us have experienced some form of PMS and we’ve all been told it’s normal from our doctors, commercials for drugs to help it, and society.
But the reality is that just because it’s common, it doesn’t mean it’s normal.
And there’s always root causes to PMS and it’s bigger, badder sister, PMDD, as well as PCOS. In this week’s episode, Dr. Pamela Smith, Anti-Aging/Functional Medicine specialist and I cover all this and more:
-The major underlying causes of our hormone issues
-Multi-faceted approaches to PCOS, which has grown exponentially over the last 20 years
-The importance of bioidentical hormones not only when it comes to anti-aging, but for our bone, heart, and brain health (for both women & men!)
Plus, Dr. Smith talks to me about her new book, “What You Must Know About Women’s Hormones.” You’ll get to see the difference in size from the first edition to now; this book is chock full of the most recent studies on women’s health is not to be missed!
Pamela Wartian Smith, M.D., MPH, MS spent her first twenty years of practice as an emergency room physician with the Detroit Medical Center in a level 1 trauma center and then 28-years as an Anti-Aging/Functional Medicine specialist.
She is a diplomat of the Board of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Physicians and is an internationally known speaker and author on the subject of Anti-Aging/Precision Medicine. She also holds a Master’s in Public Health Degree along with a Master’s Degree in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine.
Dr. Smith is in private practice and is the senior partner for The Center For Precision Medicine with offices in Michigan and Florida. She has been featured on CNN, PBS, and many other television networks, has been interviewed in numerous consumer magazines and has hosted two of her own radio shows.
Dr. Smith was one of the featured physicians on the PBS series “The Embrace of Aging” as well as the on-line medical series “Awakening from Alzheimer’s” and “Regain Your Brain”. Dr. Pamela Smith is the founder of The Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine and is the past co-director of the master’s program in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine at The Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida.
She is the author of eleven best- selling books. Her book: “What You Must Know About Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, and So Much More” was published 2020. Her best seller, “Max Your Immunity,” was released in late 2021. Her newest book: What You Must Know About Women’s Hormones, 2nd edition, was just released in May 2022. Her new PBS/CNN special: How to Maximize Your Immune System is being aired this summer. You can find her at Precision Medicine and Pamela Smith, MD.
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