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July 26, 2023

The Gut-Brain Axis Connection to Migraines

with podcast guest

Diane Ducarme

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Diane Ducarme is the Founder & CEO of Nectar Health, a company dedicated to adding years to the lives of those suffering from migraine disease. Diane’s journey is as impressive as it is diverse. With an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master’s in Science Engineering Technology, and Mathematics, and studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, she brings a unique blend of expertise to the field of women’s health. Diane’s passion for making a difference and drive to understand the impact migraines have on individuals worldwide led her to found Nectar Health.

In this episode, Diane and I talk about the complex nature of migraines, the strong correlation between migraines and menstruation, the connection between contraceptives and migraines, misconceptions around migraine treatment, Diane’s pioneering approach to migraine treatment and management, and so much more!

Highlights

  • How Diane became interested in helping people with migraines
  • Debunking the myth that migraines are bad headaches
  • Genetic predisposition and symptoms associated with migraines
  • How contraceptives can impact migraines in women
  • The underlying root causes of migraines
  • The gut-brain axis and how gut issues can trigger migraines in women
  • How menstrual blood loss impacts detoxification
  • The connection between IUD placement and migraines
  • Diane’s approach to migraine treatment and management and focus on underlying factors
  • Shifting our perspective on migraines
  • The use of AI to personalize treatment plans for individuals with migraines
  • The complexity of treating migraines and two of Diane’s more challenging cases
  • What it’s like to get help through Nectar Health and work with Diane
  • The problem with how Western medicine often treats women with migraines
  • How migraines can be triggered by hormonal changes during menstruation and menopause
  • Trusting your intuition and becoming an advocate for your health
  • Changing the dialogue around migraines

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