FFP 368 | Why Your Doctor Isn’t Helping You With Your Period Problems | Aviva Romm, MD


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Dr. Aviva Romm is both a midwife and a Yale trained MD and Board Certified Family Physician with specialties in Integrative Gynecology, Obstetric and Pediatrics, with a focus on women’s endocrinology. She’s also a world renown herbalist, and author of the textbook, Botanical Medicines for Women’s Health, as well as 7 other books, including The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution and her new book, Hormone Intelligence. A practitioner, teacher, activist and advocate of both environmental health and women’s reproductive rights and health, she has been bridging the best of traditional medicine, total health ecology, and good science for over three decades. Her podcast, articles, books, and online programs are wildly popular and successful, helping women take back their health. Dr. Romm practices medicine in both NY and MA, and lives in the Berkshires of Western MA.

Today we take a deep dive into why women often have such a difficult time getting support for their reproductive health issues.

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Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • Who is Aviva and experience in the medical industry
  • What is Hormone Intelligence about and why Aviva wanted to write that book now
  • Why women have a hard time getting help
  • Different stereotypes of how women are perceived
  • Cultural myths that doctors have internalized
  • The barriers women face seeking help from medical professionals
  • What is actually helping in medical school
  • Should women be going to her doctor for her first protocol when she has issues with her cycle
  • How women need to know where doctors are coming from
  • Why women should be prepped for their doctors appoints
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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

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