Welcome to The EveryPCOSBody Podcast! Although PCOS Sucks, We don’t have to, we are bringing you All the PCOS without the BS! Brought to you by Jeni Gutke where she discusses all things PCOS, for all ages, all sexes, all aspects, along with special expert guests and our humor and own knowledge. PCOS is more than “cysters” and our goal is to bring more knowledge to to forefront, while expelling as many misconceptions as we can in a fun & entertaining way!
Special guest, social worker Lisa James talks with us about the emotional side of PCOS and how to overcome some of the negative thoughts that go along with what we experience. The books mentioned in the podcast today are: The Self-Esteem Workbook by Glenn R Schiraldi, PhD and Self-Love Workbook for women - Release self doubt, build self compassion and embrace who you are. By Megan Logan, MSW, LCSW
S2E30 Guest Dr. Erin Kinney. Jeni interviews Naturpath Doctor Erin Kinney, who specializes in hormonal health in her patients, and we discuss Dr. Kinney’s approach to PCOS. To follow Dr. Kinney, on instagram she is @drkinney and you can find her on her website www.drerinkinney.com
Shelby and Jeni discuss periods and cycles, what is normal & what may be normal for a PCOS patient. Reminder we are not doctors, and if you have questions on topics discussed in this episode please talk with your health care professional.
This episode is airing on 9/1/2020, World PCOS Day! The beginning of PCOS Awareness Month, where we are gearing up for a month long of advocacy efforts to bring awareness about PCOS. Letisha Bates from Live Free Radio, also known as That PCOS Coach on social media, and I have paired up fo this great episode talking about how Advocacy work goes, how to get started, and what you can do! We both work with the amazing organization PCOS Challenge, although there are other organizations out there, we of recommend PCOS Challenge personally. We recommend reviewing the different orgs and seeing which is the story fit for you and your abilities to advocate, and working with them! Also, I talk about the Rise to the Challenge Gala in this episode, GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY! Starting as little as $10, go to pcoschallenge.org/gala
S2E24 - Getting Healthy, Today Jeni talks about getting healthy after being off the healthy wagon. This is not about weight or dieting. We are Healthy at Any Size, this is about getting Healthy when you are not starting out at a healthy state.
Shelby and Jeni discuss some of the most popular and best supplements for PCOS. PLEASE NOTE: You should should see a doctor or health professional before starting any of these supplements as they may have negative effects on your body! Please do not take your health for granted and just because a supplement is listed doesn’t mean you should be taking it. Supplements can effect medication and metabolic function. Please be smart and careful. Check out our blog for all the supplements we mispronounce ;) http://www.everypcosbody.info/blog/supplements-podcast-7162020
S2E21 ~ Jeni explores the link between PCOS and headaches/migraines, including triggers and supplements. Triggers talked about:
~ aged cheeses
~ protein powders
~fermented/cultured products like Asian sauces, yogurt and sour cream
~ artificial sweeteners
~ food additives like colorings, nitrates/nitrites, sulfites and mono-sodium glutamate (MSG).
Link for WEGO HEALTH AWARDS: Linktr.ee/everyPCObody1
Jeni discusses the newly released study showing the genetics of PCOS and PCOS Subtypes!
23% Reproductive Subtype
- Higher LH
- Higher SHBG
- Lower Insulin/Glucose
- Lower BMI
37% Metabolic Subtype
- Lower LH
- Lower SHBG
- Higher Insulin/Glucose
- Higher BMI
40% Unclear Subtype
No clear combinations of traits but had a greater frequency of gene variants associated with PCOS
Shelby & Jeni discuss the importance of exercising with PCOS. How to get started & best practices. We’ll make posts on social media on the things discussed like adding the plan info to the website/app.
S2E17 TRIGGER WARNING, this episode talks in depth about some issues that some listeners may find triggering in dealing with mental health. Please read the description fully. Jen and Shelby talk about some of the lesser talked about forms of mental health/behavioral health issues such as Eating Disorders, PTSD, Bipolar and feelings of insecurity. The app Jeni talks about in the episode is called Sanvello and of course you can always text HELP to 741741 if you need someone to talk to.
Shelby and Jeni discuss how Stress and Anxiety effect PCOS patients, and have some fun at Scott’s expense. The app Jeni talks about in the episode: Sanvello and of course text HELP to 741741 if you need to talk to someone immediately.
Jeni & Shelby have guests Erin, Bethany and Jenni on to discuss their Infertility Journey with us. We open up the conversation on loss, infertility and PCOS, and how they each overcame and are continuing to overcome while moving on in their journeys.
Jeni talks about the elephant in the room that everyone else is talking about: coronavirus. How some things may be affecting PCOS and ways to combat it. Stay safe everyone, much love - Jeni (NOT A DOCTOR! :) )
S3E8 Traveling with PCOS, not even going to lie guys, my heart wasn’t in it today, this is probably the most boring episode ever! I talk about traveling needs with PCOS. I hope that you find it informative at least, lol!
Letisha and Jeni talk all things about PCOS: Finding Power in Disorder; A PCOS Documentary Movie. From conception to what we are looking for in who we want to feature in the film, we hopefully answer all the questions people have been wondering about!
To apply: linker.ee/pcosmovie
Jen discusses the genetics of PCOS, and how it can effect your family.
S2E4 - Jeni talks about how awesome Inositol is, not just for PCOS Patients, but for any number of people that can benefit from it! For Ovasitol, go to Theralogix.com and use code 260435 to save some money!
Jeni is alone, discussing fatigue and ways to counter it! Love to you all! Again special thanks to Martha for her post on Instagram, where a lot of the information came from, follow her in IG @the.pcos.dietian
S2E1, Jeni & Shelby revisit their best episode of season 1, Misconceptions of PCOS, with new misconceptions discussed! Plus a surprise gust appearance of Jeni’s dogs while the mailman came during recording (enjoy!)
First, we want to discuss the Metformin discussion; DO NOT STOP TAKING YOUR MEDICATION! If you are concerned about taking Metformin, continue taking and soak with your doctor about an alternative medication or supplement.
For Ovastiol, Shelby has a code to help you save some $! Use code 129803
This episode Shelby & Jeni discuss surviving the holidays, their favorite things, and laugh uncontrollably at themselves! We are also taking a break for the rest of the year, we will be back for SEASON TWO in 2020! We absolutely love you all so very much and can not thank you enough for your support! Check out https://www.facebook.com/groups/everypcosbodyrecommendedthings/?ref=share for all the things we discussed in todays episode and more!
Instagram Sensation @Hidradenitis.Selina joins us today to tell us about a little known symptom of PCOS: Hidradenitis Suppurativa - (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) a skin condition that causes small, painful lumps to form under the skin. The lumps can break open, or tunnels can form under the skin. Selina is an AMAZING young woman who is able to use humor to deal with her chronic illnesses and shares her beautiful outlook with the world via instagram! We are so glad to follow her and you should too!!
Dr. Dylan Cutler, PhD joins us to talk PCOS! obtained her PhD in ObGyn in 2019 from the University of British Columbia, she conducted clinical studies on the impact of lifestyle for women with PCOS. On top of that, she is a plant-based health blogger, on her site Phruitful Dish, PCOS Wellness Consultant, holistic health content creator, food photographer, fitness enthusiast, feminist, and vegan.During her doctoral degree, she conducted scientific studies on women’s reproductive and metabolic health, basing thesis on nutrition, physical activity, mindfulness, and supplementation for PCOS. WHEWW! She's a truly extraordinary women, find her on social media at the links below!
Authors of The PCOS Workbook, Angela Grassi & Stephanie Mattei join us to talk about the book and all things PCOS! We seriously could have talked for hours to these amazing women and we will have them on again!
We posed the question “What are the responses you have received to “I Have PCOS”. Jeni and Shelby go over the responses people left, giving some inside as to how to understand PCOS a bit better, as well as how people respond to a patient informing someone they have this syndrome.
Jeni is on her own today, fielding 3 member questions. We will post these questions on our social media & do a follow up episode with your responses and see what Shelby has to say! Don’t forget to check us out to leave your comments for the followup episode!
Today, Jeni celebrates Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month with Andrea, Founder of The Womb Tang Clan, Facebook and Instagram Pages, as well as the Co-Founder of Young Women with Endometrial/Uterine Cancer Support Group on Facebook!
Shelby & Jeni discus Weight, PCOS, Doctors, Taco Bell, and just about everything in between within this episode! As always please remember we aren’t doctors! We are Advocates for a medical condition that we suffer from.
S1E1- First Full Episode is finally here! Misconceptions of PCOS - Shelby & Jeni discuss the various misconceptions & other possible conditions that mimic PCOS. For a full list of available support groups, please visit us at Facebook.com/everyPCOSbody
Another Mini Episode for everyone, this time we are sharing Jeni's PCOS Story! We also drop some VERY EPIC NEWS! We have been hinting at this news for a while and we said that we were going to announce it on the 1st full episode, however our excitement got the better of us! Listen to find out what it is!
Another Mini Episode, this time we are learning about Shelby & her PCOS Story! We also tested a new recording method, so I apologize for the audio quality, we will get that fixed asap. ALSO! This episode was also recorded as a video! We will be posting on YouTube as well, see Shelby & Jeni in person as they discuss PCOS and Shelby's story!
So we started to talk about Jeni’s PCOS Story, but the episode morphed into Jeni successfully changing the subject & us talking about what we call The Big 3. Also a teaser about a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT coming with our first Full Length Episode, airing on September 1st! *Please bear with us, in addition to these mini episodes being fun, informative and letting you get to know us, they are also a way for us to get our bearings in the podcasting world. So with these, our editing, audio and talking over one another may not be completely synchronized and perfect, we are doing these mini episodes to work our way to the amazing quality you deserve in the full length episodes that are coming! Thanks for your support!
Welcome to EPB, Getting you a taste of what our Podcast is all about & introducing you to us! Shelby (PCOS Support Girl) and Jeni (Enchanted Jeni PCOS). We talk over each other and we are new to podcasting, so we are winging it and having fun. We hope you enjoy us. Feel free to message us on FB at FB.com/EveryPCOSBody