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22. Functional Medicine Secrets: From Motherhood to Menopause
Episode 2214th December 2023 • Soulful Streaming • Allison Bobb and Tina Janczura DaSilva
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Dr. Dina Pavilonis, CEO and Founder of Green Circle Wellness - the leading functional medicine clinic in Chicago - and author of No More Bandaids, takes Ali and Tina on a wellness journey - from motherhood thru menopause.

As we all look toward 2024 with health + wellness-minded goals, this episode will have you thinking differently about your overall wellness! 

In this episode you’ll learn about: 

  • How functional medicine differs from traditional medicine helping you treat the root issue instead of the symptoms
  • How the woman’s body changes every ten years and what to do
  • Why traditional medicine, in many instances is set up to gaslight women 
  • What happens to your thyroid, hormones and nervous system after childbirth and in early motherhood 
  • Why keto and intermittent fasting may not be good for you
  • Why casein sensitivities may be causing your child’s recurring ear infections 
  • The early signs of perimenopause + how best to manage it 
  • How to get your body and nervous system out of flight or flight mode
  • The correlation between breast cancer and estrogen metabolism
  • And so much more ... 

About Dr. Dina Pavilonis 

Since the beginning of her medical career, Dr. Dina Pavilonis, M.D. continually asked questions about health, longevity, and healing that conventional medicine didn’t answer. Seeking those answers, she began studying Functional Medicine to complement her traditional medical studies. Utilizing this multi-disciplinary approach, Dr. Pavilonis has been at the forefront of Integrative Medicine, devoting her career to treating patients in a highly personalized manner that focuses as much on overall health and wellness as it does on specific issues and diagnoses.

Connect with Dr. P! 

* Instagram: @dinapavilonisMD

* Website: 

Connect with Ali + Tina

* Instagram: @soulfulstreaming

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***Medical Disclaimer:

This podcast and website represents the opinions of Soulful Streaming hosts and guests. The content here should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only, and because each person is so unique, please consult your healthcare professional for any medical advice.

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