EP 9: Maca, Julva for the Vulva, and MenuPause with Dr. Anna Cabeca

The medical community is often critical of new ideas. Yet, if we don’t evolve as providers, we’re doing our patients a disservice.

As someone who’s been at the forefront of women’s health throughout her career, Dr. Anna Cabeca never let the naysayers deter her. Back in her first practice in a small town in Georgia, Dr. Anna often found herself with patients with little resources. That experience forced her to get creative in treating her patients; she also recognized the value of empowering the body to heal itself.

Today I’m excited to welcome Dr. Anna, a great friend, and a true hormone expert, to share her insights and experience with you. I recommend her books and products to many of my patients, and I consider her Mighty Maca® Plus one of the few essential supplements for most women.

In this episode, we talk about hormone replenishment, why she created her all-natural products, restorative health, why she is a big fan of compounding pharmacies, the benefits of bioidentical hormones, how being in ketosis helps the body, what it means to live by design, and more.

About Dr. Anna Cabeca
Dr. Anna Cabeca is a medical doctor, mother, advocate for women’s health, researcher, and educator. Dr. Cabeca frequently lectures nationally and internationally regarding restorative health and women’s health issues.

She is an Emory University trained, board-certified Gynecologist and Obstetrician, as well as board certified in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, an expert in Functional Medicine and an expert in women’s health. She specializes in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives, successful menopause and age management medicine. She is a consultant and trainer for other physicians in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Functional Medicine Principles.

Dr. Cabeca earned her medical degree from Nova-Southeastern University of the Health Sciences in Florida. She completed her residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and maintained a highly successful private practice in Southeast Georgia until she retired it in 2013.

Dr. Cabeca now focuses on educating women and men worldwide, including physicians and healthcare providers, on successful age management, hormone balance, and women’s health. She is also the creator of the highly acclaimed virtual transformational programs: WomensRestorativeHealth, SexualCPR, and Magic Menopause™ and hosts the highly regarded educational series, Couch Talk, featuring podcasts on current and cutting-edge health topics.

Dr. Cabeca is also the developer of the alkaline superfoods drink Mighty Maca™, as well as her all-new rejuvenating feminine vulvar cream for women, Julva™.

Episode Highlights
-Dr. Anna’s medical background and why she became passionate about advocacy and empowering the body to heal itself
-Recognizing the opportunities to improve patients’ lives through sexual medicine
-Why we must evolve as healthcare providers
-Dr. Anna’s constant drive to be at the forefront of women’s health research
-Busting the myths about estrogen being the bad guy
-How our understanding of hormones and hormone replacement therapy has developed in recent years
-Why Dr. Anna created Julva® and how it helps women
-The natural ingredients Dr. Anna has hand-selected for her products
-How Julva® helps women who have had breast cancer or who are on hormone replacements
-The transformative role of organic Peruvian maca in Dr. Anna’s healing journey
-Why Dr. Anna does hormone replenishment, not hormone replacement
-The many benefits of Mighty Maca® Plus for men and women
-Sustainability and the sourcing of Mighty Maca® Plus ingredients
-What it means to live by design
-The benefits of regularly getting into ketosis
-How MenuPause can help you to overcome common dietary plateaus
-How to connect with Dr. Anna and where to find her products

Dr. Anna’s Confession: Changing our perspective on hormone replacement and how we empower our bodies

Connect with Dr. Anna Cabeca
Dr. Anna Cabeca’s Website
Dr. Anna Cabeca on Instagram
Dr. Anna Cabeca on Facebook
Dr. Anna Cabeca on TikTok
Dr. Anna Cabeca’s Free KetoGreen Community
Work with Dr. Anna Cabeca | The Girlfriend Doctor Club
Dr. Anna Cabeca’s Books
Dr. Anna Cabeca’s All-Natural Products

Resources
Dr. Shawn Tassone’s Practice
Dr. Shawn Tassone’s Book | The Hormone Balance Bible
Dr. Shawn Tassone’s Integrative Hormonal Mapping System | Hormone Archetype Quiz

Disclaimer
This podcast and website represent the opinions of Dr. Shawn Tassone and his guests. The content here should not be taken as medical advice and is for informational purposes only. Because each person is so unique, please consult your health care professional for any medical questions.

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