Sep 19th, 2018
In this episode we’ll be talking to Dr Sonia Davison who is an endocrinologist with extensive experience and special interest in Women's Health. She is a Clinical Fellow with Jean Hailes for Women’s Health and has also been a research fellow at the Women’s Health Research Program, Monash University. She is in private practice at Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, and at Jean Hailes for Women's Health, in Clayton.
(0:36) The role of the endocrinologist
(0:56) Hormones and their role in the body
(1:37) Types of hormones
(3:06) Hormonal fluctuations by life stage
(4:20) Hormonal imbalance
(5:07) Thyroid hormone imbalances
(6:15) Symptoms of overactive thyroid
(6:38) The effect of hormones on mood
(7:48) Impact of stress on hormones
(8:52) Stress management to improve hormone health
(10:02) Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) – hormone fluctuations and symptoms
(11:37) Where to find more information on women’s hormone health
Useful Link: https://jeanhailes.org.au/
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