In this episode of The Hormone Balance Solution podcast, we're diving into why you can't solely rely on HRT to combat symptoms of perimenopause. Yes, HRT is a game-changer, but our lifestyle and dietary choices play a massive role in our hormonal harmony. I share insights on why optimizing your body's nutrient stores and reducing toxic exposure are vital for making HRT truly effective.

I'm a strong advocate for functional testing, and I can't stress enough the importance of annually checking in on our nutrient levels with a stool test and an HTMA (hair tissue mineral analysis). These tests are eye-opening and help us tailor our approach to hormone health and overall wellness.

And speaking of nutrient optimization, I'm offering a special opportunity in connection with HRT Made Simple. You'll have the chance to supercharge your hormone support with a customized HTMA package—an invaluable resource in helping you address nutrient deficiencies and bring balance to your health.

You won't want to miss:

1. The significance of a wholesome and balanced diet, and its impact on overall health and hormone balance.

2. The role of lifestyle choices, stress management, and quality sleep in effectively supporting HRT efforts.

3. The importance of functional tests, such as the HTMA (hair tissue mineral analysis) and stool tests, in understanding and optimizing hormone balance.

4. How endocrine disrupting chemicals in our environment can hinder hormone receptor health, and the strategies to reduce exposure to these toxins.

5. The essential role of nutrients, especially in maintaining healthy hormone receptors and the potential benefits of HTMA testing in supporting hormonal health.


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You might also enjoy these recent episodes:

Episode 70: All about minerals & the HTMA test with Lisa-Pitel-Killah

Episode 4: The Critical Role Minerals Play In Hormone Balance


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Hi, I'm Tara Thorne, FDN-P, RHN, FNC and women's health and hormone expert. After serving hundreds of women in my signature program, The Hormone Balance Solution, I bring to you, the HBS Podcast.

This podcast is all about educating women, and giving them actionable strategies for supporting hormonal harmony. It's my passion to empower women to take back their health and their happiness. We'll cover gut health, mineral balancing, nutrient deficiencies, cellular health, nervous system health, functional testing, and so much more. No Fluff. No BS. Just everything you need to know and nothing you don't.


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