PCOS, Skin Care, and Natural Period Fixes


This week I’m sharing several of my recent interviews from my YouTube channel. We are posting new content weekly, so please make sure you’re subscribed to our YouTube channel so you don’t miss any of the health tips we share!

8 Steps to Reverse PCOS with Dr. Fiona McCulloch

First, I interview expert Dr. Fiona McCulloch on her top tips for dealing with PCOS, based on her new book, 8 Steps to Reverse PCOS.

Key points:

  • What PCOS is

  • Why younger AND older women can struggle with PCOS

  • Metabolic and hormonal imbalances that are connected to PCOS

  • Symptoms of PCOS: irregular cycles, acne, excess hair growth, weight gain

  • Root causes for PCOS

  • Genetic and epigenetic causes for PCOS

  • Endocrine disrupting chemicals that can cause and exacerbate PCOS

  • Recommended metabolic testing for PCOS and some tips for interpreting it: Fasting insulin, Insulin glucose challenge, HSCRP, Triglycerides, HBA1C, Glucose

  • Hormonal testing for PCOS, and why not all testing is accurate: Androgen levels and hormones FSH, LH, AMH

  • Thyroid hormone tests for PCOS, and why PCOS patients especially need to need to check this: T3 and reverse T3

About the expert: Dr. Fiona McCulloch is the founder and owner of White Lotus Integrative Medicine and has worked with thousands of people seeking better health over the past 16 years of her practice. She is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the University of Guelph (Biological Science/Molecular Biology and Genetics). She is also a medical advisor to Open Source Health which is a women’s health technology platform and committed to health education, sharing the most current information on health topics, nutrition and natural medicine.


8 Steps to Reverse PCOS, Dr. Fiona’s new book

Visit Dr. Fiona’s website here

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Detox Your Skin! with Caroline Frenette

Do you struggle with skin issues? In this video, I interview skincare expert Caroline Frenette and showcase her podcast, Journey to Glow.

Key points:

  • Caroline's story with rosacea and her inspiration for her new podcast

  • How to become a detective in your healthcare

  • How to listen to your internal thoughts

  • Bridgit's recent episode on the Journey to Glow podcast, all about testing for toxic mold in your home, and mold detox techniques

  • The importance of taking care or your liver for skincare

  • Evaluating your mindset and its effect on your health and skincare

  • How stress affects hormones, skin and quality of life.

About the expert: Caroline Frenette is the owner of international coaching and consulting business and the host of The Caroline Frenette Show which is a business podcast designed to help entrepreneurs to create a thriving business that supports their ideal lifestyle. She founded Journey To Glow to provide education, empowerment and support to women worldwide who want to heal any kind of skin imbalance holistically and naturally.


Listen to Bridgit's episode on the Journey to Glow podcast here

Visit Caroline’s website here

Natural Hormone Balancing for Periods with Dr. Jolene Brighten

In this next discussion, I interview Dr. Jolene Brighten on different options for hormone balance. Many ladies who are on birth control are looking for better solutions, and Dr. Brighten is a wealth of ideas. Listen in as we discuss different tips from Dr. Brighten's new book "Beyond the Pill."

Key points:

  • What hormones do

  • Downsides of the birth control pill

  • Issues related to heavy or painful periods

  • Downfalls of using the pill for symptom management

  • Estrogen dominance: why labs are not always accurate

  • Gut health

  • The importance of magnesium, and recommended forms of magnesium

  • Thyroid health and diet

  • Birth control and its connection to liver health

  • Birth control and its connections to toxic mold

  • Taking care of hormones as you age

About the expert: Dr. Jolene Brighten is a Functional Medicine Naturopathic Doctor and the founder of Rubus Health—a root cause women’s medicine clinic where she specializes in the treatment of hormone disorders, including adrenal and thyroid conditions and autoimmune disease. She is the leading expert in Post-Birth Control Syndrome and the side effects and long term consequences associated with the use of the birth control pill. In her patient-centered clinic, Dr. Brighten thrives on navigating the space between conventional and alternative medicine, all while working with patients to help them achieve optimum balance, health, and happiness.


Beyond the Pill, Dr. Brighten's new book

Visit Dr. Brighten’s website here

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Bridgit Danner, LAc, FDNP, is trained in functional health coaching and has worked with thousands of women over her career since 2004. She is the founder of Women’s Wellness Collaborative llc and HormoneDetoxShop.com.