Hello, I’m Katy Bradbury, a qualified Nutritional Therapist, private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked within Women’s Health, Maternal and Children’s Health for many years.
Today’s podcast is “Why am I getting Spotting before my Period?” and I have a feeling this may be a well listened to podcast as spotting during a cycle is really common. I see it a lot within my clients. Spotting within the cycle can cause suffering for the women, and it can make them feel broken.
01:58: There’s something about spotting
04:54: Three things to mention totally off the podcast topic!
08:14: Please give this podcast a rating on the app you are using. It really helps.
10:01: What does spotting actually mean? – Luteal Phase
12:16: Glamour Magazine – How do you know when you’re ovulating?
13:07: Spotting mid-cycle on ovulation
16:33: End of period spotting, when you think your period is over…!
18:10: COVID vaccine – potential temporary disruption to the menstrual cycle
20:00: Luteal phase spotting – spotting in the second half of your cycle
21:53: The Progesterone hormone levels are not high enough
22:35: Why would you have low Progesterone in the second half of your cycle?
24:27: Dr Carrie Jones, Precision Analytical Instagram shoutout
25:45: Everyone is unique, so this is generic advise
26:28: What does Progesterone do?
28:58: How to recognise if you are not ovulating
31:24: Stress is a huge factor!
34:00: What do I do about it?
37:22: Podcast Episode 4 – The Surprising thing Busy Women should avoid when trying to Conceive
38:15: Fundamentals for Fertility group programme
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