The Woman's Doctor

The Woman's Doctor

Welcome to The Woman's Dr. podcast helping empower women to embrace their body and soul's full potential. I'm your host Dr. Trevor Cates and after 22 years of working with patients, I found the answers to our health struggles are much deeper than most people realize. To help explore this, I'm interviewing colleagues and other wellness experts to get to the root cause so women can realize their true beauty and be informed decision makers for themselves and their loved ones.

Episodes

May 11, 2023 44 mins

What if your most challenging moments were valuable teachers? Today on The Woman’s Doctor, we redefine resilience with our guest Dr. Jill Carahan: a former workaholic who reevaluated her priorities after an aggressive breast cancer diagnosis. Her constant stress and self-doubt severely crippled her immune system and made her susceptible to severe health issues. Dr. Carahan describes how she used work as a coping mecha...

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Today on The Woman’s Doctor, we discuss a better way to overcome the hormonal imbalance. Dr. Isabella Wentz joins us to review her new book, “Adrenal Transformational Protocol” where she outlines a 4-week process to rebalance hormones, get better sleep, and regain your energy. Women are naturally in tune with their environment. Subconsciously you’re assessing threats, opportunities, and safety which dictate your body'...

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Today on The Woman’s Doctor we discuss how an unhealthy gut leads to chronic illness and what you can do to heal your microbiome. Dr. Darin Ingels is the author of The Lyme Solution and has treated thousands of patients with practical and cost effective therapies that you can implement today. Whether you are facing lyme disease, autoimmune symptoms or even brain fog, all can be healed by healing the gut first. 

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Every day, the average American is exposed to 80,000 chemicals in their food and water. It is impossible to reduce your toxin burden to zero but today on The Woman’s Doctor, best selling author of Hormone Intelligence, Dr. Aviva Romm joins us to share simple ways that you can lessen your exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals in your home. Dr. Romm is a midwife, a Yale trained MD and a board certified family physi...

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Today on The Woman’s Doctor, Kimberly Seals Allers joins us to discuss the unfortunate state of maternal care in America. Kimberly is an award winning journalist and advocate for breastfeeding and infant health. Giving birth opened her eyes to the harsh reality that women face in modern hospitals, even in a developed nation. 

 

Most medical institutions are informed by and dominated by men,...

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Today on The Woman's Doctor, we dispel common myths around women’s health with Dr.Susanne Bennett. She is an authority on hormonal and gut health with over 30 years of experience as a natural medicine doctor. Dr. Bennett holds specialties in clinical nutrition, environmental medicine, allergies, aging and gut health. She brings a fresh perspective on women's health that inspires hope for a healthy and happy life even ...

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January 26, 2023 21 mins

Today on the Woman’s Doctor, I wanted to share just how impactful, sobriety has been on my physical and mental well being. Dry January is a great exercise to test out an alcohol free lifestyle so that you can check in and understand exactly what role alcohol is playing in your life. Even light social drinking can have dramatic effects on your daily life that you may not be conscious of.

 

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January 19, 2023 29 mins

Today on the Woman's Doctor, I discuss the detrimental effect stress has on our hormones and equip you with simple tools to mitigate stress’ effect on your physical and emotional health. Stress cannot be eliminated, at times, stress is even necessary but constant unmanaged stress leads to dangerous cortisol imbalances that can affect your mood, cravings, sleep and mindset.

 

While cortisol ...

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Today, on the Woman’s Doctor Podcast, I am sharing my own experience balancing my hormones in hopes of inspiring you along your own journey. Hormonal imbalances tend to make women more emotional but those emotions are a window into deeper issues you may be avoiding. I believe there is an opportunity, in these moments, to break the cycle of escapism. 

 

After noticing my own avoidant habits,...

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Today on the Women’s Doctor, Kathy Smith joins us to discuss how to boost vitality in your later years. Kathy has been a fitness icon since the 1980’s and continues to inspire women to strive for progress not perfection. In this episode, she brings you the best strategies to stay consistent in your new year's resolutions. She believes that consistency in the process will always supersede the results.

 

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Dr. David Perlmutter is a board certified neurologist and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.  After publishing 6 New York Times Best selling books, his most recent publication, Drop Acid, addresses the leading cause of death on our planet, metabolic diseases. Chronic metabolic conditions are on the rise and in today’s episode he shares some simple lifestyle changes you can make today that will improve y...

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Today, Dr. AnnAlisa Behling shares her own story of conquering infertility and balancing her hormones. After introducing dimethylglycine supplements into her diet  she actually accomplished the improbable and conceived in her 40’s. Seeing such a dramatic shift in her own health inspired her to help women also suffering from hormonal imbalance. As a naturopathic doctor, she is helping women create balance in their mind...

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Dr. Jill Crista is a naturopathic doctor, with her practice and educational courses, she has helped thousands of people heal from mold exposure. Like us, mold also exists in a delicate ecosystem; in its natural environment mold acts as nature's composter but when outdoor species migrate inside your home, it begins composting you. Mold exposure is difficult to identify because the mold releases mycotoxins that enter yo...

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Rachael Pontillo is a functional nutrition practitioner and a licensed aesthetician, herbalist and skincare formulator. She teaches women how to make their own products without synthetic ingredients that do more harm than good. Anti-aging is hijacking young women’s lives as they strive for an unattainable beauty standard that cannot be bought. Rachael teaches you how to age gracefully by doing less and allowing your s...

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Dr. Meg Mill is an online functional medicine practitioner focused on helping women suffering from chronic migraines. Over 50% of the population experience consistent headaches and because they have become so common headaches often go untreated. Since headaches are just a symptom, Dr. Mill teaches her patients to document their eating, sleeping,environmental factors, drinking and headaches to pin down what the root ca...

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November 24, 2022 22 mins

Dr. Donese Worden is a Naturopathic doctor and a global health educator. She helps senior women regain sexual vigor and reminds you that menopause is nothing to dread. In fact, she explains that women should be happy, healthy and sexually active until the end of their life. Culturally, we have lost respect for women who are past their fertile years, but sex is so much more than procreation. It provid...

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Today’s guest is Rachel Varga BScN, RN, CANS. She is a Double Board Certified Aesthetic Nurse specialist and has performed over 20,000 procedures. In this episode, she shares how you can achieve radiant skin and avoid costly clinical intervention by simply doing the daily work at home. 

 

Rachel’s approach to biohacking is simple and progressive. You do not need to change your lifestyle ove...

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Our understanding of trauma is evolving. Dr. Elena Villanueva uses both science and spirituality to treat chronic illness, mental  health conditions and neurodegenerative diseases that stem from traumatic events. Your mind is the master controller of your body, every emotion and thought signals your body to create either sickness or health. Today, Dr. Villanueva teaches you how by building awareness of the stories you...

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You may be unknowingly consuming dangerous chemicals in your everyday life. Unfortunately, our food, water and personal care products are the primary culprits, often containing high levels of endocrine disrupting compounds. Today, Dr. Marianne Marchese shares how you can minimize your exposure and reduce your risk of developing complications from hormonal imbalances caused by long term exposure from these common toxin...

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With over 30 years of experience in integrative medicine, psychiatry and addiction recovery, today’s guest, Dr. Hyla Cass, exposes the dangers of overmedicating in modern medicine.

 

Birth control affects women’s ability to regulate their mood because it completely subdues their natural hormone cycle. Our hormones act together as a symphony but removing even one hormone can destabilize basi...

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