Osteoporosis, which is characterized by a loss of bone density leading to weakened and brittle bones, can cause pain even with mild stress. This condition affects both genders, but postmenopausal women are particularly at risk due to lower estrogen levels. Additionally, a magnesium deficiency has been linked to an increased risk of developing osteoporosis.
In today’s episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Kristen Bowen, the founder of Living the Good Life Naturally. Her company creates handmade magnesium products that promote better health and well-being. Join us as we learn more about Kristen’s journey and how her products can benefit you.
Tune in to Kristen’s inspiring story about changing her health mindset and fighting an autoimmune disorder. Moreover, discover the significance of proper nutrition and sufficient magnesium intake for optimal body function.
Before anything else, Let’s go through a brief rundown of this episode:
(03:53) The three components of transformation for women going through menopause
(05:24) How nutrition can nourish the soul.
(07:18) What is an autoimmune disorder?
(08:14) Kristen talks about the side effect of the Fosamax medication she took for osteoporosis.
(09:24) What happens to the body during osteoporosis.
(13:26) Sugar cleanse and foods emotional triggers.
(19:00) Kristen talks about the transition after stopping Fosamax intake.
(20:07) Kristen talks about what triggered the change in her bone density and her bladder tie-up and surgery experience.
(23:10) Oral magnesium was introduced to Kristen after her immense weight loss and seizures after the surgery.
(28:52) What is cortisol?
(30:48) What is bone broth?
(32:37) Soaking in magnesium and magnesium RBC test.
(36:03) How magnesium became a game-changer for Kristen’s condition.
(38:52) Where do people get magnesium chloride?
(40:28) Explaining the magnesium RBC blood test; what is the normal level of blood serum?
(42:32) The link between nutrition and depression.
(50:07) Difference between drinking smoothies and eating vegetables.
(56:14) Motivation comes from action.
In conclusion, that wraps up today’s episode. I hope you learned a lot about how you can battle bone pains such as osteoporosis with the proper diet, magnesium uptake, and the correct surgical process.
If you’re interested in purchasing magnesium products or exploring other magnesium-infused items, visit Kristen’s website, Living The Good Life Naturally. In here, you can connect with Kristen and find out more about her offerings.
Furthermore, as a special offer for our listeners, Kristen is providing a 10% discount on magnesium products. To avail of this promotion, simply enter the code ‘DrG’ during checkout.
Books mentioned in this episode:
1. Deep Nutrition by Cate Shanahan.
2. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy.
Lastly, For more help and guidance on healthy living in your menopause years, please visit my website.
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That’s it and thanks a lot for tuning in!
See you in the next episode!