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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Jan 21, 2020

Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, NBC-HWC is the founder and CEO of the Integrative Women’s Health Institute and the author of Outsmart Endometriosis. She is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s and pelvic health conditions. She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women’s and pelvic healthcare.

Dr. Drummond has been working as a physical therapist and functional nutritionist in this area for two decades and owns a private women’s health clinical nutrition and coaching practice. She has a unique perspective on the integrative, conservative options for pelvic pain management.

During this episode, Jessica explains the relationship between having endometriosis and its effect on the bones. She provides insight into the signs and symptoms of endometriosis and discusses her comprehensive treatment approach. Let’s learn all this together in this episode of Happy Bones Happy Life.


Time Stamps:

  • 00:56 – Who is Jessica Drummond?
  • 04:05 – What is endometriosis?
  • 06:35 – How does endometriosis lead to bone loss?
  • 09:14 – Clearing and debunking myths
  • 11:00 – The treatments for outsmart endometriosis
  • 14:54 – “It should never impact your life, in the sense that you need to stay home” – Dr. Jessica Drummond
  • 16:55 – How endometriosis can derail one’s life
  • 18:12 – Jessica’s systematic advice to fight endometriosis
  • 21:30 – Methods that help ease the symptoms of endometriosis
  • 24:42 – “It’s about your body, figuring out what’s best for you” - Dr. Jessica Drummond
  • 25:19 – A detour from your old lifestyle
  • 29:30 – “If I had known about that in my teens, twenties, thirties, and thirties think about how much healthier I could’ve been” - Dr. Jessica Drummond

DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.