Dr. Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and the period revolutionary—leading the change to better periods. Her book Period Repair Manual is out on its second edition with new sections on perimenopause, how to come off hormonal birth control and the different options for birth control. In this episode, we talk about the new book, perimenopause, managing heavy periods, and histamine intolerance.
Here's what you'll hear:
Min 02:10 Dr. Lara Briden's new book
Min 03:45 Feedback from Dr. Briden's first book
Min 04:30 What is perimenopause?
Min 05:55 The connection between hormones and symptoms of perimenopause
Min 11:10 Dr. Briden's rescue prescription for perimenopause moods:
- Natural Progesterone
- Vitamin B6
Min 20:20 Pregnancy in perimenopause women
Min 23:35 Managing heavy periods/flooding
Min 29:30 Going into perimenopause with health conditions
Min 35:35 Histamine intolerance
Min 44:15 Dr. Lara Briden's resources & help for teenagers
To learn more about Dr. Briden, visit her website here and follow her on social media:
Period Repair Manual book
Perfect Periods Facebook Group
Hormone Balance After 40 summit
Prof Jerilynn Prior's article prescribing progesterone for heavy periods
Lara's article "The Curious Link Between Estrogen and Histamine Intolerance"
Here's a video version of the interview with Dr. Lara Briden: