Ep 232: Why Your Period Tracking App Isn’t Accurate


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By Dr. Jannine Krause. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Do you know what a healthy period looks like? Having a healthy period is an indicator of your over all health. Tracking a period using an app is common but it’s not a reliable way to get to know your body. Period problems, cycle issues & infertility are common complaints. The healthier your period is going into menopause the less menopausal issues you’ll have. Nora Pope & Dr. Jessica Liu teamed up to teach doctors & other health practitioners the ins and outs of periods & fertility. Nora is a retired ND & Dr. Jessica Liu is a naturopathic doctor who specializes in women’s health & fertility. In this episode of The Health Fix Podcast, Dr. Jannine Krause, Nora Pope & Dr. Liu are going to be talking about cycle charting vs using apps, progesterone replacement therapy, fertility awareness & literacy as well as infertility treatments.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why using an app to track periods isn’t ideal
  • How “white flow” is a key indicator of a healthy period
  • Why progesterone is a key player in your cycle
  • Why ovulation predictors are inaccurate
  • How to use cycle charting to optimize your health

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