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12: The Complexities of Perimenopause with Dr. Ashley Russell
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The Complexities of Perimenopause

12: The Complexities of Perimenopause with Dr. Ashley Russell

 

 

Could you possibly be in perimenopause? Do you know where to start if you are?

 

Ashley Russell is here to educate us on how a woman’s body and hormones change during this time as well as how to go about getting support.

 

Dr. Ashley L. Russell is owner and naturopathic doctor at Frederick Natural Health Center in Frederick, Maryland. She is an expert on natural treatments for women’s health and focuses on treating the root cause of disease without pharmaceuticals.  She is currently working on writing her first book, “Reclaim Your Cycle: The savvy woman’s guide to naturally balance your hormones to live a PMS-free and energy-filled life”. 

 

Dr. Russell was adjunct faculty at Frederick Community College and the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine teaching Nutrition, Anatomy, and Physiology, Biochemistry and Genetics. Dr. Russell is also President-Elect of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association. Prior to medical school, she received her B.S. in Applied Ecology from the University of California, Irvine, where she spent over a year researching the impact of bioremediation plants on Costa Rican soil. 

 

In her spare time, Dr. Russell enjoys baking vegan, gluten-free treats, knitting, gardening, curling up with a good book, and spending time with her partner, Mark, and her dog, Honey. 

 

In Today’s Episode We Discuss: 

 

  • How early on you can start experiencing perimenopausal changes
  • Why you should talk to the women in your family about their experience
  • How perimenopause affects your sleep
  • An overview of why some women get hysterectomies 
  • Nutrients that help balance out symptoms
  • The complex effects of birth control
  • How tracking your cycle can help you understand your hormones
  • Changes in libido during perimenopause
  • Why you need to always fill up your own cup

 

Whether you are in perimenopause, approaching perimenopause or in menopause, you know that there are a lot of changes that the female body experiences. 

 

It’s so important to have somebody in your corner to help you walk through this phase. We recommend working with a provider that you know has got your back!

 

If you’re ready to start discussing your naturopathic medicine needs, head over to my website to schedule a free 15-minute call!

 

Resources Mentioned: 

 

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