Webinar: Iron Deficiency and Obesity in Menstruating Adolescents

Image by Free-Photos from PixabayA few weeks ago, I held a free webinar covering key points relating to iron deficiency and obesity in menstruating adolescents. Topics covered: the connection between vitamin D and iron metabolism the role of hepcidin in regulating iron absorption how excess weight affects hepcidin why menstruating adolescents are at risk for iron deficiencyand more!If you […]

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What is P-Glycoprotein?

You may have heard of p-glycoprotein as an “efflux membrane transporter” or a “multidrug resistance pump.” If you looked at those words and then thought, “yes, but what is it?” then you’re in luck. I’ve made a quick video covering the basics here.  Insert Video Insert Video Insert Content Template or Symbol Want more detail? Check here. […]

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Physiology Podcasts for Kids

​Kids love learning about the human body, and there are so many excellent ways for them to do that. Mine have always enjoyed looking through my college-level textbooks, weirdly. We also enjoy listening to podcasts in the car, so I’ve started compiling a list of episodes that relate to physiology.  ​My kids are relatively young, […]

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Postpartum Thyroid Notes

Thanks for attending! You can access the webinar notes here.  If you are interested in future webinars & courses, please be sure to sign up for the mailing list below. I will be offering one webinar/month, topics TBA. If you have a suggestion, I’d love to hear it! If you missed the Probiotics & Vaginas webinar […]

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The HPA Axis and the Stress Response

Here’s a short overview of the HPA axis and its role in the stress response. This is a basic overview – perhaps I’ll do a more detailed version in the future. There’s more to it than meets the eye :)The HPA Axis and the Stress Response If you’re interested in learning more about stress and […]

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Probiotics + Vaginas Notes

Thanks for attending the webinar! Here are the references and other notes. I am planning a few upcoming webinars on exciting topics like what happens to the thyroid gland in the postpartum period and how the gut/liver are involved in hormone metabolism. If you’d like to hear about the next one(s), please make sure you […]

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