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EP 199 - Menopause & Hormone Replacement Therapy

From the Show: Dr. Taz Show
Summary:

If you're concerned about a hormone imbalance, your primary care doctor probably isn't the best resource to head to first. That's what happened to Dr. Carissa Alinat when she started looking into her hormone journey.

 

 

 

Air Date: 9/29/20
Duration: 19:27
Host: Dr. Taz
Guest Bio: Carissa Alinat, PhD
Dr. Carissa is a Functional Medicine practitioner and an expert in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and menopause weight loss. She runs a busy clinic in Tampa Bay, Florida, and has helped thousands of patients reach their wellness goals.

She’s also a mother of five who has struggled with her own weight and tried countless diets. That makes her human, and able to connect with her patients on many levels. She takes a personal interest in their weight loss journeys, sharing the ups and downs—and offering encouragement they can put into action. Just like a trusted friend.

Dr. Carissa is the author of a popular book, The Menopause Switch.

She attained her doctorate degree from the University of South Florida where she also had extensive research experience in Complementary and Alternative Medicine while working on large clinical trials involving the use of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in breast cancer survivors. She is a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and Endocrine Society. Through continuing education, she stays up to date on the latest medical breakthroughs. Carissa has published 30+ articles in medical journals and health magazines and has presented at conferences across the United States.

When she’s not treating patients, performing research, or writing, Dr. Carissa loves devoting her leisure time to spending time with her family, traveling, reading, staying fit, and spending as much time as she can outdoors.

As a research scientist, nurse practitioner, business owner, mother, wife, and writer, Dr. Carissa truly believes that it’s actually achievable to transform your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual life by focusing on healing foods, healing movements, and a healing mind. Dr. Carissa is focused on empowering women and transforming their bodies and minds. Her mission is helping others love the bodies they live in and love their life!

  • Book Title: The Menopause Switch
  • Guest Facebook Account: https://www.facebook.com/drcarissaalinat/
EP 199 - Menopause & Hormone Replacement Therapy

If you're concerned about a hormone imbalance, your primary care doctor probably isn't the best resource to head to first. That's what happened to Dr. Carissa Alinhart when she started looking into her hormone journey.

She is a Functional Medicine practitioner and an expert in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and menopause weight loss. She runs a busy clinic in Tampa Bay, Florida, and has helped thousands of patients reach their wellness goals. On top of all that, she is a mother of 5! 

Dr. Carissa & Dr. Taz talk this episode about all things hormone therapy: natural treatments, how safe the treatments are, when you should start thinking about hormone replacement (for some, it's earlier than you may think), and the importance of self-care during menopause.