Dr. Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and author of the bestselling book, Period Repair Manual, and her newest book, Hormone Repair Manual, which is particularly helpful for women and menstruators in perimenopause.
Dr. Lara has a strong science background and more than twenty years with patients and works to provide solutions for conditions such as PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, and perimenopause. She is also a passionate communicator about alternatives to hormonal birth control.
In this episode we dig into important topics like what exactly is perimenopause, and when does it begin, along with what are the actual symptoms of this phase of the menstrual life cycle. We also delve into hormone replacement therapy do’s and don’ts as well as the stigma attached to aging female bodies in our society. I learned so much in this interview and I think you will too!