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September 27, 2021

Why I Chose BHRT

with podcast guest

Vashti Kanahele


Vashti Kanahele is a certified Integrative Women’s Health coach and environmental toxins educator. Vashti is a Lyme and Hashimoto’s warrior and enjoys working with women with breast implant illness, autoimmune disease, Lyme disease, and women in perimenopause.

In this episode, we talk about bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), the benefits over conventional hormone replacement therapy, the importance of testing your hormone levels, why you shouldn’t take a DIY approach to hormone replacement therapy, the symptoms and recommendations for breast implant illness and so much more!



  • What is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)?
  • BHRT versus conventional hormone replacement therapy
  • How Vashti’s journey with Lyme and Hashimoto’s led her to BHRT
  • Symptoms of low estrogen
  • The importance of testing your hormone levels
  • A common misconception about the birth control pill and menopause
  • Why Vashti’s experience with BHRT has been life-changing
  • Do natural methods take longer to work?
  • Why you shouldn’t take a DIY approach to hormone replacement therapy
  • How Vashti started working with women with breast implant illness
  • Common symptoms of breast implant illness
  • Why you should have a capsulectomy when getting your breast implants removed
  • Other types of implants that can cause similar issues
  • The benefits of working with a Lyme-literate doctor
  • The one thing Vashti would want all women to know


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