Hi AthletaWell community! Recently my friend and colleague Dr. Jaclyn
Tolentino joined me in a live conversation about her journey as a young
breast cancer survivor. You can watch the recording here. Our
conversation covers everything from checking y...
My colleague and friend Dr. Jaclyn Tolentino joins me in live
conversation about her journey as a young breast cancer survivor. Listen
to learn her advice on: -Why you should check your breasts at any age.
-The biggest thing she wishes she had known ...
Our period is like our fifth vital sign for women. What should we be
looking for as a part of our holistic health? Join Dr. Tiffany Lester,
functional medicine physician, in asking your burning questions about
your menstrual cycle. Questions we could...
This month I will be focused on how trauma and chronic stress show in
our physical bodies. What we feel emotionally is first experienced in
our bodies as a physical sensation. Whether we recognize it or not.
Trauma often presents itself physically. W...
Join Dr. TIffany Lester for a lively discussion with Dr. Jaclyn
Tolentino about hormone health as we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness
Month in October. Dr. Jaclyn Tolentino will be talking with us about her
breast cancer journey, what she wish she k...
Absolutely! I learned abut this technique from one of my teachers Dr.
Andrew Weil. It is essentially 4 breaths in, 7 count hold, then 8 breath
exhale. A video may be easier to follow. Hope you try it out! Dr.
Thank you for your question. I'm curious as to why you have irregular
bleeding in the first place especially if you would ideally like to be
off those medications. I would explore underlying causes of hormonal
imbalances like IBS/intestinal permeabil...
Hi! Thank you for your question. Please see my answer above as that may
help to clarify. In addition, birth control pills can deplete key
nutrients like B12 and magnesium. I recommend getting your micronutrient
levels tested with your doctor as somet...
Thank you for your question. Technically it is "ok" to not have a
menstrual cycle but your period can give vital insights into the health
of your hormones. Often birth control pills are a solution provided to
mask hormone imbalances and are a tempora...