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November 10, 2021

How A Lack Of Body Literacy Is Harming Women

with podcast guest

Danielle Kepics

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“You are the CEO of your health.” – Danielle Kepics

Danielle Kepics is a family practice physician assistant and previously trained master’s level mental health therapist. Danielle has a strong passion for integrating the health of mind, body, and soul into her medical practice. Over the years through both personal and professional experiences, she has noticed major gaps in how the conventional healthcare system addresses menstrual health and women’s health at large. She is passionate about integrating teachings of the fifth vital sign into conventional allopathic medicine and giving her patients the tools to truly be the CEO of their own health.

In this episode, we talk about the lack of education most of us have access to about our bodies, the systemic issues in conventional medicine when it comes to the birth control pill, how you can advocate for yourself with healthcare providers, and so much more!

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Highlights

  • What a physician assistant does
  • Why Danielle combines a holistic approach with her conventional training
  • The massive impact of the low standards of education about our menstrual cycles
  • Empowering people to be able to make educated decisions about their health
  • Recognizing the value of reproductive hormones beyond reproduction
  • Why the lack of education around the birth control pill is an institutional-level problem in conventional medicine
  • Danielle’s best strategies for finding a healthcare provider that’s a good fit for you
  • Separating medical advice from general information
  • The rift between traditional medicine and functional and holistic practitioners

Resources

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