NWP Episode 113: What Happens to the Body When You Lose Your Period with Kelsey Pukala RD/N

NWP Episode 113

Dietitian at Nourishing Minds Nutrition, Kelsey Pukala, is back on the show, this time to help explain to you what happens in the body when you lose your period. Kelsey shares in detail:

  • How the menstrual cycle works

  • Long term health consequences of not having a period

  • How the HPG axis works to create a period

  • What affects the HPG axis

  • How food, exercise, sleep and stress can shut off the HPG axis and cause hypothalamic amennorhea

References from episode: No Period, Now What Book

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NWP Episode 113