Kourtney Simmang- How To Lower Excess Estrogen and Improve Thyroid Function #69
25 February 2021
Kourtney Simmang (@kalemekourtnutrition) is a nutritionist that helps women identify the root causes of their health struggles and shows them healing is possible. Through strategic nutrition and targeted supplementation, Kourtney empowers and educates her clients on how they can reach their goals and find healing. Her compassionate and strategic approach brings custom solutions that help her clients succeed. Kourtney’s years of experience in the field of health, combined with her knowledge and expertise, fuel her ability to help women get their health on track.
In episode 69 of the PCOS Oracle podcast I speak with Kourtney Simmang about how to lower excess estrogen and improve thyroid function.
- Kourtney shares her health journey in which she has healed herself from migraines, Epstein bar, PCOS, hypothyroidism, and more.
- She speaks about the causes of estrogen dominance, low progesterone and low thyroid.
- She shares the diet and lifestyle habits that allowed her to overcome her health issues.
- Protein: Best protein sources, animal vs plant protein, how much protein per day.
- How to know what information you read online is credible and worth following.
- We delve into what can be done to lower excess estrogen levels and how to support the thyroid, autoimmunity and insulin resistance.
- We speak about the importance of mindset
- Kourtney provides some great getting started tips.
- Kourtney also speaks about her awesome membership-Worthy Womanhood
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Your health should never take a backseat!
Hey there! I am Despina Pavlou, founder of PCOS Oracle and online coach. I want to share with you the diet and lifestyle changes I made to naturally reverse my PCOS and achieve hormonal balance. I believe using my holistic approach you too can take back control from PCOS.
In this episode I wanted to talk about recovery and healing. I have recovered from my Eating Disorder, healed my hormones and took back control from PCOS, but all this required patience and commitment.
The aim for this episode was to remind you that healing and recovery take times, but it is worth it. The struggle, the ups and downs, it is all worth it in the end when you have finally taken back control.
I also discuss how I maintained my motivation to stay on path of recovery and healing.
I recently started a podcast and the first episode of the PCOS and Nutrition podcast is up. The first episode is simply an introduction to the podcast. I provide some background and discuss what PCOS and Nutrition is and who the person behind it is. I explain my PCOS journey, from my diagnosis, treatment and how I overcame PCOS naturally.
Welcome to the first episode of the PCOS and Nutrition podcast. The first episode is simply an introduction to the podcast. I provide some background and discuss what PCOS and Nutrition is and who the person behind it is. I explain my PCOS journey, from my diagnosis, treatment and how I overcame PCOS naturally.