PCOS Diva Podcast

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Podcast by Amy Medling


United States


Podcast by Amy Medling





190 - HACK YOUR MINDSET TO TRANSFORM YOUR FITNESS GOALS [Podcast with Bela Castro] Women with PCOS tend to be very insulin resistant, which is why exercise is so such an important piece to healing PCOS. Today we'll be talking about how mindset can help your wellness goals with Bela Castro, she is the founder and head trainer of B-FIT where she helps women to glow from the inside out. Bela explains how to reveal your inner motivation and how that can help you succeed in your health and...


190 - Your Transformational Health & Fitness Journey

Synergize the power of the mind, body, and soul to get the best out of you on a transformational health & fitness journey!


190 - Overcome PCOS Fertility Challenges

Today we'll be talking about pathways to pregnancy with bestselling author, international speaker, acupuncturist, and high-performance coach Mary Wong. Mary is the founder of Alive Holistic Health, which combines traditional Chinese medicine with Western science to nurture the body and soul. She has helped over 10,000 women in counting overcome infertility, PCOS, and other health challenges. In her book - Pathways to Pregnancy - she explains the power of combining Western and Eastern...


189- The Benefits of Proper Hydration

Dr. Dana Cohen is NYC's leading Holistic Doctor and has been on the leading edge of integrative and functional medicine for over two decades. She practices with an emphasis on the individual, understanding that no two patients are alike, and limits her patient's reliance on prescription medications by using diet, lifestyle changes, and nutritional supplementation. Her recent book - Quench - explains the benefits of proper hydration and how it can dramatically affect your health, vitality,...


188- Magic Pill for Weight Loss and PCOS? [with Dr. Felice Gersh]

Dr. Felice Gersh is a ground-breaking thought leader in the field of PCOS. She is a multi award-winning physician with a dual board certification in OBGYN and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Gersh returns to the PCOS Diva podcast to discuss the pros and cons of a pharmaceutical drug called Semaglutide, also marketed under the name of Ozempic and Wegovy. I've heard many women with PCOS talking recently about Semaglutide as a new "magic pill" for PCOS symptoms and weight loss. And that this pill...


187- How to find happiness in the current moment [with Monique Rhodes]

Interview with Monique Rhodes, she is a master at teaching you how to calm your mind and live a happier life. Mental wellness is so important for women with PCOS because such a large majority of us are suffering with anxiety and depression and mood related disorders. Monique has worked with some of the most well known spiritual teachers of our time like Dalai Lama, Thich Naht Hahn, Ekhart Tolle and Pema Chödrön. She is on a mission to help people who think they can't meditate, she created...


186- The Ancient Art of Sugaring for Hair Removal [with Salome Sallehy]

Women with PCOS often struggle with excess hair growth. Many women have tried different hair removal techniques from electrolysis, at-home lasers, waxing, or threading. I came across a product that is a natural at-home option for hair removal and I am delighted to share it with you on today’s podcast. I speak with Salome Sallehy, the founder and president of Sugar Sugar Wax. She shares all the benefits of sugar waxing and how it can really help women with PCOS. This hair removal technique is...


185 - Jillian - Bar - Av - 9-2022

Vitex, also called "chaste tree", is a plant used in many herbal supplements for hormonal symptoms, including PCOS. There is a lot of conflicting information regarding Vitex in the PCOS community. In today’s podcast, I speak with Jillian Bar-av, a Registered Herbalist and Licensed Nutritionist. We discuss the pros and cons of taking Vitex and where the confusion around taking Vitex for PCOS comes from. Join us as we chat about the following: - Vitex effects on reproductive health - Myths...


184- Be the Best You with Sherry Fernandez

We are designed for and motivated to seek happiness. However, to be motivated but not trained can be frustrating. Sherry Fernandez Stirling uses a unique blend of memoir, sound principles, and practical tools to help you make progress toward your infinite potential and with it, happiness. Life Mastery includes training and systems necessary to reach goals and develop habits needed for success in every area of life, including: Better Relationships A Healthier Body Sounder Finances Spiritual...


183- Spotlight: PCOS Diva Success Story with Dr. Jennifer Mayes

Discussion with Dr. Jennifer Mayes about her fantastic healing success using the PCOS Diva Jumpstart program & Meal Plans. Jennifer is a Professor of English at a community college in Tennessee. She began her journey with PCOS at a very young age. Besides being an advocate for health and continuing to research and live with PCOS, she also has a YouTube channel, Magical Muses & Monthly Musings, dedicated to her love for makeup and skincare supportive of a PCOS-friendly lifestyle. She...


182- Global Spotlight: PCOS Club India

With Over 10 years of struggling to manage her PCOS and being dependent on pills and being disappointed with the phrase that “lifestyle change is the only solution that can help” - Nidhi Singh took control of her health. With PCOS and periods being a taboo subject in India, she felt a dire need to normalize the conversation about PCOS. She realized the lived experiences could truly help women and can be a powerful tool to find reliable resources and build a trusted community. PCOS Club India...


181 - The Surprising Connection Between Uric Acid and PCOS

I am honored to interview Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, a board-certified neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and five-time New York Times bestselling author. He is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. His most recent book- Drop Acid – explores the fascinating correlation between high levels of uric acid & an increase, or even a possible cause, in PCOS symptoms. He explains that the elevation of uric...


180- 3 Steps to Heal Your Gut

Women with PCOS often struggle with gut issues like gas, bloating, constipation, indigestion, and acid reflux. And most doctors are not trained to help you get to the root cause of these symptoms. That’s why I am excited to share today’s podcast with you - all about gut health & how it is directly connected to PCOS! I spoke with Jillian Smith, a gut health dietitian with a special focus on functional medicine. She teaches that your gut symptoms are valid and they are 100% not normal. Through...


178- What you need to know about PCOS and Menopause (with Dr. Felice Gersh)

r. Felice Gersh is a double board-certified, ground-breaking thought leader in the field of PCOS. She returns to the PCOS Diva podcast to discuss taking control of your lifestyle before you enter Menopause. In general, women with PCOS need to be extra vigilant during the peri-menopause and menopause years because we have more insulin resistance, gut issues, and inflammation. If these issues are left unmanaged, during menopause they can contribute to heightened hot flashes, mood swings, sleep...


179- The Inflammatory Effects of Toxic Seed & Vegetable Oils

In today’s podcast, I talk with Dr. K and Ashley, founders of the Seed Oil Rebellion. They are on a mission to help spread awareness of seed oils, their effects on our health, and how to live a seed oil-free life. Seed oils, also known as vegetable oils or industrial seed oils, are highly processed oils extracted from seeds such as soybeans, corn, rapeseed, cottonseed, sunflower, and safflower seeds. After the seeds are harvested, they are then heated to extremely high temperatures that...


177- Oral Health as the Gateway to Total Inner Health

I find that poor dental health often accompanies PCOS. Over the years, I have struggled with inflamed gums even though I was vigilant with my oral care. In my quest to find the proper treatment for my teeth, I came across a product that has helped me and I am delighted to share it with you on today’s podcast. I speak with Trina Felber, the founder, and creator of Primal Life Organics, an all-natural dental care company that focuses on oral health as the gateway to internal health. Her...


176- Eliminate Processed Foods & Eat for Life

Interview with Dee McCaffrey, an organic chemist turned clinical nutritionist and internationally acclaimed author. She walks us through her method and explains how she was able to lose 100 pounds and keep it off for three decades by eliminating processed foods. Tune in to learn: How chemicals in processed food lead to addictions How to respect the natural design of your body What it means to be overfed and undernourished Deep exploration of natural cane sugar Which sugars are best for PCOS...


175- PCOS Mindset: From Struggle to Hope

One of the main pillars of being a PCOS Diva is learning how to think like a Diva which means changing your mindset around the way that you view your PCOS diagnosis. On today’s podcast, I talk with Ann Papayoti, author and mindset coach. She is dedicated to helping people rise above life’s painful and challenging moments so that they can live their best lives. She shows us how easy change can be once we embrace the gift within the challenge and set our course for a lighter heart, an...


174- Yoga & Cycle Tracking for Hormone Balance with April Tesson

In today’s podcast, I speak with April Tesson, the founder of The Period Yogi – an online yoga membership that helps women pair their yoga with the natural rhythms of their menstrual cycle. April weaves together a holistic, therapeutic approach to menstruation and the uniqueness of the female body to create customized movement practices that nourish the four distinct phases of your cycle. Instead of working against your body’s natural ebbs and flows, her classes support your changing needs...


173- Could Toxic Mold be a Problem for You?

My mission on the PCOS Diva podcast is to help you get to the root cause of your PCOS symptoms. I know this can often feel like a complicated hormonal puzzle to solve. Mold toxicity is one possible root cause you may not have thought about. I sat down with mold expert, Bridgit Danner and asked her to teach us how toxic mold affects our bodies. If you are struggling with chronic health issues that just won’t go away, tune in to explore this important topic. What you will learn: - Common...