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Love & Guts

May 3, 2019

#97 Dr. Jessica Drummond, Founder and CEO of the Integrative Women’s Health Institute is passionate about caring for and empowering women who struggle with women’s and pelvic health conditions.

She is equally passionate about educating and supporting clinicians in confidently and safely using integrative tools to transform women’s and pelvic Healthcare.

Having two decades of experience in women’s and pelvic health as a physical therapist and functional nutritionist, plus owning a private women’s health clinical nutrition and coaching practice, gives her a unique perspective on the integrative and  conservative options for pelvic pain management, hormone balance, preconception, fertility support, postpartum recovery, chronic pain and fatigue management in active and athletic women.

She regularly lectures on topics such as integrative pelvic pain management, natural fertility options, optimal hormone health, female athletes, and functional and integrative nutrition for rehabilitation, nutrition, wellness, fitness, and medical professionals.

In this episode we cover

  • The difference between a Urinary Tract Infection and interstitial cystitis, also known as bladder pain syndrome
  • The common signs, symptoms and causes of UTI and IC
  • Dr Drummond shares her thoughts on the newer theory of Intracellular Bacterial Community. That a UTI might actually be relapsing instead of recurrent
  • The link between Interstitial Cystitis and Gastrointestinal symptoms such as SIBO
  • We discuss some principle areas and treatments Dr Drummond finds herself suggesting for UTI’s and IC
  • And loads more