Aug 3, 2020
Dr. Elizabeth Boham joins us today as we’re digging into sinus, bladder, yeast infections, and what they mean for your fertility.
After I had my daughter my health really began to suffer. I remember having nine (9) colds in one year and every cold went to a sinus infection – so I took antibiotics for every cold.
Plus I was struggling with chronic bladder infections (was urinating blood) so again I took antibiotics for every bladder infection.
And I was also experiencing chronic yeast infections and took medication for that too.
As you may know, I was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure at 28 and had both my kids with donor eggs – years later I discovered food sensitivities, gut infections, and chronic stress were the root cause of my infertility.
And that the antibiotics had destroyed my gut health, but there were steps I took to begin to restore my health.
Infections are a HUGE clue that something is out of balance in your body and loading up with antibiotics only makes everything worse.
If you are struggling with chronic infections AND infertility this is a clue for us to dig deeper and the functional approach gives us the answers to restore our health and fertility.
I’m excited to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Boham. Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD is a physician and nutritionist who practices functional medicine at The Ultrawellness Center in Lenox, MA.
In this episode you'll learn:
1) Repeat infections and what they have to do with infertility and how to improve our immune system so that we can get pregnant naturally. Plus how antibiotics impact gut health and why this matter for hormone balance.
2) Common causes of sinus infection and how do we stop cold/flu cycle?
3) Common causes of bladder/UTI’s and how do we break the cycle.
4) Common causes of yeast infections and what can we do to prevent them?
5) Lifestyle and supplement recommendations to combat infection.
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