hypothalamic amenorrhea
My labs are normal. Why is my period missing?

My labs are normal. Why is my period missing?

If you've recently come off the pill only to realize your period is MIA, you're not alone. Post pill amenorrhea can happen from prolonged birth control use, especially if you tend to skip avoid the placebo pills leading to thinning of the uterine lining. It may take...

When, where and how should we start screening for HA?

When, where and how should we start screening for HA?

When, where and how should we start screening for HA? Emily Everton, PT, DPT is a holistic Women’s Health Doctor of Physical Therapy and the founder of Embody Physical Therapy & Wellness, LLC in Hopkinton, MA. She specializes in Orthopedic and Pelvic Floor...

Addiction, Denial, & Fixing Irregular Periods to Get Pregnant

Addiction, Denial, & Fixing Irregular Periods to Get Pregnant

Shannon is a retired division one soccer player who struggled with her identity outside of being an athlete. After college, she turned to weightlifting and became a certified personal trainer which made it easy to mask her health and exercise obsession. Shannon got...

AMH with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

AMH with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

Many of you have been there before. After months (or years!) of struggling with infertility, you stumble your way into the diagnosis of Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA). You find yourself sifting through a whole set of new acronyms - HA, TTC, OPK, etc. Your infertility...

Root Causes of Period Loss & Infertility

Root Causes of Period Loss & Infertility

Dr. Kelsey is a licensed Naturopathic Physician from Portland, OR who specializes in fertility + menstrual health. Balancing roles as a devoted mother of 2 and a thriving practitioner, she weaves comprehensive medical expertise with a holistic approach that nurtures...

Understanding Labs with HA

Understanding Labs with HA

Have you been told your labs are normal but still missing your period? In this solo episode I’m going to walk you through what typical labs look like with Hypothalamic Amenorrhea.  In this Episode: Why labs can be “normal” but you’re still missing your period...

Overcoming denial & making changes to support fertility

Overcoming denial & making changes to support fertility

Beth is a registered nurse and nursing professor with a background in obstetrical nursing from just outside St. Louis, Missouri. In an effort to "get in the best shape possible" before she and her husband tried to conceive, she unintentionally set herself down a path...

Pressing pause on IVF and getting pregnant naturally

Pressing pause on IVF and getting pregnant naturally

Jean wrestled with an eating disorder and Hypothalamic Amenorrhea from her late teens until her 30s. She started working with Lindsey at age 30 with the hopes of becoming pregnant. After over a decade of period loss, excessive exercise, and a complicated relationship...

Ask the REI: How should we approach getting pregnant with HA?

Ask the REI: How should we approach getting pregnant with HA?

Dr. Goldstein is the founding physician of Beverly Hills Fertility.  She is one of the most trusted names in fertility and is highly recommended by her patients for her communication, responsiveness, and attention to detail. Dr. Goldstein obtained her MD from the...

Why you don’t need IVF to get pregnant with a missing period

Why you don’t need IVF to get pregnant with a missing period

TTC, IUI, timed intercourse, trigger shots, gonadotropins, egg retrievals, IVF… If you’ve been there - you know. Many women assume that starting a family will be a pretty straightforward process when the time is right. I've worked with several women. To their...

The Period Recovery and Fertility Podcast:

On the Period Recovery and Fertility Podcast we discuss the challenging, rewarding, and life-changing process of recovering your period and finding freedom with a healthier balance of food and exercise. Whether you’re hoping to regain your cycle and get your health on track, or you’re ready to become a momma- this podcast is for you.

While the recovery process isn’t always rainbows and butterflies, it’s my hope to bring you both information and inspiration during your own recovery journey.

meet the host

The topic of infertility related to disordered eating and period loss is very near and dear to my heart. By sharing my personal story with HA, recovery, and life after recovery I’ve connected with thousands of women who share a similar experience. Having a podcast is a way for me to continue to share inspiration and spread awareness about HA, how to recover, and talk about what it’s like to finally have freedom with food and exercise!

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