In episode 144 of The Physical Performance Show Emily Georgopoulos shares a conversation with Dr Cris Beer - Integrative Medical Doctor (MD) (Expert Edition)
Dr Cris is a Registered Medical Doctor, a certified Expert in Holistic Medicine BNA, Member of the Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. Dr. Cris’s message is very clear, “The simpler we keep things the more likely we are to stick to the changes we make.” Dr. Cris specialises not just in the prevention and treatment of the illnesses but also in attaining optimum health being. She’s the author of 2 great books, Healthy Habits 52 Ways to Better Health and also Healthy Liver.
During this conversation Dr. Cris shares with Emily Georgopoulos around Hormone Health for both males and females throughout life, what to do to optimise hormone health. Dr Cris speaks specifically to athletic individuals and the unique challenges that they face on their hormone health, they touch on bone health across the lifespan and so much more.
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Listen in as we delve into the following:
- Introduction to Dr Cristina Beer
- Lifespan of Hormones in Men and Women
- Main Hormones for Women
- Signs that your Hormones are imbalanced
- Mental Stress and how it affects Hormonal Imbalance
- Over training as one of symptoms for hormone imbalance
- Hormone Health in Female Athletes
- When should you seek help in relation to hormonal imbalance
- Tips to get your Hormones Healthy
- Effects of Cortisol on the body
- How Melatonin assists Hormones
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“Our body is very resilient and if we give it the right conditions, it will heal.” – Best Advice
“Look at balance in your work, rest and play.” – Physical Challenge
“Women are complex when it comes to Hormone Health.”
“When our hormones are working well, we feel well.”
“Men need a constant supply and production of testosterone to feel confident and masculine.”
“Stress can have a huge impact far more than we realise.”
“Sleep does make a huge impact on the level of hormone production.”
“More than 7 days of progressive Sleep Deprivation, we ended up wearing ourselves out.”
“Deal with stress as best as you can.”
“If you’re tired, REST!”
“Don’t leave symptoms if they are worrying and persistent.”
"Our body is made to protect us."
To follow Dr Cris
Website: Dr. Cris
2:34 Introduction to Dr Cristina Beer
4:50 Brief Bio from Dr Cris
6:18 Lifespan of Hormones in Men and Women
9:22 Main Hormones for Women
12:00 Signs that your Hormones are imbalanced
14:33 Mental Stress in Hormonal Imbalance
15:55 Over training as one of symptoms for hormone imbalance
20:00 Hormone Health in Female Athletes
22:54 When should you seek help in relation to hormonal imbalance
28:30 Tips to get your Hormones Healthy
30:35 Effects of Cortisol on the body
36:00 How Melatonin assists Hormones
41:43 Personality Questions
For questions and comments about this Episode
Send to the show host @Brad_Beer (Twitter)