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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Aug 29, 2019

Dr. Jessica Drummond, DCN, CNS, PT, Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women's Health Institute 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.

During this episode, Dr. Drummond will share her unique approach to nutrition, injury recovery, and performance optimization for women. Her holistic approach will address female athlete health and performance optimization for girls and women throughout their lifespan. You’ll also learn if female athletes should change what they eat and how they train through the menstrual cycle.


Time Stamps:

  • 03:14 - Why you may be at risk for osteoporosis
  • 06:48 - What is a female athlete triad?
  • 10:45 - “We need foods that provide us with not just calories but micronutrients.” - Dr. Jessica Drummond
  • 13:29 - Prevent fractures and recover/heal from injuries quicker
  • 18:43 - Working in line with your menstrual cycle
  • 21:56 - “Women who have PMS eat approximately 245% more sugar than the women who don’t have PMS.” - Dr. Jessica Drummond
  • 30:58 - Discussing the female athlete wellness program
  • 32:18 - “We can do a lot of comparable things from a physical standpoint to male athletes but how we approach it is distinct.” - 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.