Detoxifying for Life: Navigating Toxins, Epigenetics, Stem Cells, and Ancient Wisdom for Reproductive Wellness

I'm delighted to introduce Susana Puelles, L.Ac., a distinguished physician of Asian medicine, functional medicine practitioner, and expert in acupuncture and herbal therapies.

Susana is dedicated to transforming the lives of busy, stressed women, guiding them towards a state of vibrant health, and helping them embrace their journey into motherhood with confidence.

We delve into the captivating realm of epigenetics, examining the profound influence of chemicals on fertility and the vital process of detoxification. Moreover, we underscore the importance of a holistic approach to healing, shining a light on environmental factors impacting fertility and advocating for proactive preconception health.

We talk about: 

13:30 - Journey into holistic medicine and fertility specialization

21:00 - Alarming statistics and the need for preconception changes

25:00 - Sweating for detoxification

36:00 - Epigenetics and lifestyle choices

01:02:25 - Heart-womb connection: emotional impact on reproductive health

01:08:40 - Using stem cells from the umbilical cord or placenta

01:13:40 - Building a supportive team for pregnancy and postpartum

Questions answered in this podcast:

  • What strategies can you use to rid your body of harmful toxins?

  • What are some strategies for detoxifying the body for preconception health?

  • What is the impact of heavy metals on sperm quality and what is the recommended cleansing process for men before conceiving?

  • What is the role of stem cells in regenerating muscle tissue and how does it relate to maintaining a healthy uterine lining?

  • What are the potential benefits of using stem cells from umbilical cord or placenta post-birth and encapsulating placenta?

  • What does Chinese medicine emphasize for support and recovery post-birth, and how does it contrast with Western practices?

  • What is the heart-womb connection in ancient Chinese medicine and how does trauma affect reproductive health?

  • How do you use knowledge from epigenetics in your health journey?


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