podcast

November 1, 2020

Barriers Women Face To Getting Adequate Care and How To Overcome Them

with podcast guest

Lisa Hendrickson-Jack

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Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner who teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception and monitoring overall health. She is also the author of The Fifth Vital Sign, a heavily researched book in which she presents an evidence-based approach to fertility awareness and menstrual cycle optimization.

In this episode, we talk about why it’s important to understand the limitations of the medical system, the difference between functional medicine and allopathic medicine, why you are always the ultimate authority on your body, how to find a great healthcare provider, and so much more!

Highlights

  • Understanding the areas of focus of the medical system
  • Why your doctor isn’t always the best source for health advice
  • When to seek help outside of traditional medicine
  • Differentiating between functional and allopathic medicine
  • How you can benefit from working with a team of health professionals
  • The financial barriers to accessing non-traditional healthcare options
  • How to start taking control of your menstrual problems
  • Lisa’s tips for finding a great functional doctor or naturopath for you
  • The problem with our culture of unquestioning respect for authority
  • Remembering that you are the ultimate authority on your body
  • Why Lisa is passionate about the need for informed consent

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