In this episode of The Healers Café, Manon Bolliger (facilitator and retired naturopath with 30+ years of practice) speaks to Dr Nicole Robinson about Functional Medicine
For the transcript and full story go to: https://www.drmanonbolliger.com/dr-nicole-robinson
Highlights from today's episode include:
Dr Nicole Robinson 09:24
I mean, and I feel like to with medications, a lot of times, you know, I would see people get started with one, and then they end up adding more to counteract the side effects of the first one, and it just, it doesn't make logical sense, you know. Start with the body and support it so that it can heal. That makes sense.
Dr Nicole Robinson there are a lot, there's a lot of research and studies around reproductive health to that for women that have very heavy, painful periods or irregular cycles, a lot of that can be traced back to poor gut health as well. Poor, you know, bladder function can be connected to the gut, then, you know, thyroid issues, too, there's a lot to say that there are parasites and bacterial infections that can affect the thyroid. So, I do try to tell them that, you know, even if you're not having symptoms in your digestive area, per se, it still could be causing problems elsewhere in the body.
Dr Nicole Robinson I would just tell them that if they are frustrated, and this is their last resort, to not lose hope, and to keep an open mind, especially about holistic healing in how we start from supporting the body so that it can heal itself.
ABOUT DR NICOLE ROBINSON:
Dr. Nicole Robinson is a licensed pharmacist, Functional Medicine Practitioner and certified Mercier Therapist. She began her career in 2011 as an Army Pharmacist, working in several hospitals and clinics around the United States. After 6 years of service, she transitioned back into civilian life and continued her pharmacy career at a community CVS pharmacy. She enjoyed being a pharmacist, but wondered if there was a more holistic approach to health she could incorporate to better serve people. This curiosity led her to achieve certification as a Functional Medicine Practitioner in 2020 and go on to partner with a chiropractor to bring Functional Medicine to her local community. Her focus has been Women’s Health at all stages, specifically preparation for conception using Mercier Therapy but also hormone imbalances and menopausal support.
Core purpose/passion: My mission is to inspire, educate and coach women to the healthiest version of themselves using Functional Medicine. I want to give women the knowledge and tools to maintain health and pass this on to future generations. I am most passionate about helping women going through infertility. Experiencing infertility personally was what fueled me to want to get healthy using a natural approach. I believe that personal experience has helped me better understand what these women are going through and will allow me to care for them from a truly genuine, authentic place.
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ABOUT MANON BOLLIGER
As a recently De-Registered board-certified naturopathic physician & in practice since 1992, I’ve seen an average of 150 patients per week and have helped people ranging from rural farmers in Nova Scotia to stressed out CEOs in Toronto to tri-athletes here in Vancouver.
My resolve to educate, empower and engage people to take charge of their own health is evident in my best-selling books: 'What Patients Don’t Say if Doctors Don’t Ask: The Mindful Patient-Doctor Relationship' and 'A Healer in Every Household: Simple Solutions for Stress'. I also teach BowenFirst™ Therapy through Bowen College and hold transformational workshops to achieve these goals.
So, when I share with you that LISTENING to Your body is a game changer in the healing process, I am speaking from expertise and direct experience".
Mission: A Healer in Every Household!
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