Ep49 – What is the HP OAT axis, and why is it so important for everyone who's TTC
Hello, I'm Katy Bradbury, a qualified Nutritional Therapist, Private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked in Women's Health, Maternal and Children's Health for many years.
Today's podcast is titled "What is the HP OAT axis and why is it so important for everyone who's TTC." Today, I talk about the HP-OAT axis and why is it so important for everyone who's TTC. The HP-OAT axis refers to the hypothalamic and pituitary glands in the brain and how they connect with the ovaries, adrenal and thyroid glands.
01:36: The HP-OAT axis is one of the most significant things that can impact your fertility
02:29: Please leave a review and rating for the podcast
03:22: Do you have any ideas or specific questions for your circumstances answered for the podcast?
04:31: What does the HP-OAT axis stand for?
08:16: Males have an axis to – the HP-GAT axis
10:17: If one of these systems is down, it can have a domino effect
11:28: Episode 28 – Here's the thing about low oestrogen
13:23: So what happens in the control centre?
16:18: Symptoms and their link: Irregular or absent cycles, painful periods or cyclical migraines
17:28: Symptoms and their link: Thyroid dysfunction
18:06: Symtpoms and their link: Stressed, anxious, panic attacks
18:56: Caveat on Adrenal fatigue
20:37: What can we do? Knowledge is Power
21:02: Any of these symptoms are not exclusive to fertility issues – so get tested properly
24:50: Full thyroid panel blood test – important information
26:48: Typical western medicine vs what I test for
28:45: Metabolic reserve
29:34: Reproductive Health Checklist
29:55: How do we build out metabolic reserves?
32:03: Episode 45 – What do we mean by detoxification, and why on Earth is it important for fertility
Linked mention in the podcast
Episode 28 – Here's the thing about low oestrogen
Episode 45 – What do we mean by detoxification, and why on Earth is it important for fertility
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