For years you’ve been told ‘it’s what’s on the inside that counts,’ and today’s guest Dr. Andra Campitelli confirms just how true the saying is by sharing the importance of having properly balanced hormones. Dr. Andi, as she is known, is a North American Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine with a practice in Toronto, Canada. If you are someone who can’t seem to talk about your non-existent libido or sexual dysfunctions, Drew takes one for the team and opens up about the sexual problems he experienced during his Fit2Fat2Fit journey. If Drew can do it you can too. Find out how having your hormones tested can help you to start living the healthiest life possible.
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[8:11] Dr. Andi has always had a passion for health and fitness.
[11:46] Hormones were the underlying factor for most of Dr. Andi’s patients so she made it the primary focus of her practice.
[16:25] What are the steps and tests everyone can take to get their hormones in a balanced state?
[20:30] It’s more than just a blood test, salivary and urinary tests indicate how a body metabolizes hormones.
[24:10] Chronic stress caused unhealthy, elevated Cortisol levels.
[25:43] Low carb, healthy fat diets are a better choice for most people.
[27:39] Dairy can cause inflammation and is always a point of contention with people.
[30:19] Libido and sexual dysfunction have a hormonal component as well as mental and emotional elements.
[35:32] It’s true, your penis DOES shrink when you gain weight!
[40:04] The difference between synthetic and bioidentical hormones.
[44:35] Dr. Andi is a fan of the ketogenic diet as long as people do it correctly.
[53:59] Get more info on hormone therapy by visiting Dr. Andi’s website.
[54:22] The Lightning Round
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