Harmonizing Hormones and Candida: The Misunderstood Gut Health Connection

I’m joined by Dr. Grace Liu, an esteemed expert in the field of gut health and regenerative medicine. Together, we delve into the intricate relationship between stress, hormones, and their profound influence on gut health.

We also explore the paramount importance of adopting a holistic approach when it comes to addressing and averting candida overgrowth.

Furthermore, we shed light on the pivotal role that toxins play in shaping the delicate balance of the microbiome.

We talk about the gut-brain connection, the promising realm of regenerative medicine, and discover the secrets to recalibrating your microbiome for optimal well-being.

We talk about: 

11:50 - Synthetic hormones and pharmaceutical impact on gut health

19:18 - Microbiome as a wealth portfolio for longevity

22:30 - The Importance of rhythms and hormone balance

25:30 - The Impact of c-section and pitocin on microbiome

30:40 - The Impact of hyper sanitation and antibiotics on gut health

35:10 - Home birth and beneficial bacteria

39:30 - The gut: stress and leaky gut connection

45:40 - Taking a holistic approach to healing and prevention

49:40 - Factors contributing to the increase in UTI’s

01:02:35 - Incorporating health hacks into daily habits

Questions answered in this podcast:

  • Why is functional medicine testing not effective in detecting candida overgrowth?
  • How long does it take for the microbiome to recover from candida overgrowth?
  • What is the importance of balancing gut bacteria and what probiotics can help achieve this?
  • What is the importance of addressing stress and cortisol dysregulation in healing the gut?
  • How can a holistic approach contribute to healing and preventing candida overgrowth?
  • What is the importance of long-term maintenance in preventing candida overgrowth recurrence?
  • How can objective and subjective data help assess hormone imbalances?
  • What issues can toxins cause and how can the microbiome be recolonized?


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