218. In the News: Is Fasting Disrupting Your Hormones?

Date Aired: August 25, 2023 // Guest: Courtney Bursich

Episode Description:

Delve into the intricate world of female hormones with host Courtney Bursich in this illuminating episode. While fasting has gained recognition for its health benefits, its potential impact on hormonal balance remains a topic of concern. Join us as we navigate through the complexities, shedding light on instances where fasting might inadvertently disrupt hormone equilibrium. Explore nuanced scenarios and gain insights into discerning when and how fasting should be applied to support women's well-being. Tune in for an insightful conversation that unveils the delicate interplay between fasting and hormonal health, empowering you to make informed choices for your body.
Topics discussed include:

  • Blood sugar effects of fasting
  • Shifts in the microbiome
  • Different styles of fasting
  • When to avoid fasting
  • How to approach fasting during menstrual, perimenopause and menopause
  • Relationship between cortisol and progesterone

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More About The Guest

Courtney Bursich
Courtney Bursich is an AADP Board Certified Health Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner.  She has an obsession with knowing the body and finding the best ways to beat disease and live our best lives. After having her two daughters, she found herself burned out and tired of the modern-day approach to healthcare and the limiting mindset of “diet” culture. 

She began a personal quest to learn and help educate as many people as possible to improve the lives of those around her. In 2017 Courtney started a health coaching business to help individuals discover their best health potential.

The Health Institute

The Health Institute was founded by Dr. Josh Axe to teach the ancient principles of health to the modern world. Our mission is to empower every individual to transform their mind and body through time-tested practices and protocols that have helped people heal for thousands of years.