Health Babes Podcast

Health Babes is a podcast hosted by Dr. Becky Campbell and Dr. Krystal Hohn, two functional medicine doctors that love to dive deep and help their listeners figure out what may be causing any issues they are having. They discuss specific cases and testing/protocols used in their practice, and also interview other specialists to shed light on what their specialties are. Topics include histamine and mast cell issues, thyroid disease, hormone health, stress, mindset and more! They like to keep it fun too! They allow listeners to submit questions on specific topics and just real life stuff that they want to know about. There are no limits to what is covered on this podcast.

Listen to Health Babes Podcast

iTunesYouTube | Spotify


Did you know? You have a chance to win 1 of 2 prizes, with a giveaway in every episode! Leave a review to win, and don’t forget to subscribe for future episodes!

Health Babes Podcast with Dr. Becky Campbell and Dr. Krystal Hohn

More from the Health Babes

Episodes

New episodes every Tuesday! Don’t forget to subscribe 
and leave a review to win 1 of 2 prizes every episode!

Health Babes Podcast Episode 1

Meet the Health Babes | March 17, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Meet Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal, the Health Babes! On this episode, the doctors talk about their experiences with health obstacles, how they found functional medicine, and what brought them to the Health Babes Podcast. They also answer some rapid fire questions to share a bit more about themselves.

TOPICS:

  • Meet the doctors: Becky and Krystal (00:14)
  • About Dr. Becky Campbell (00:37)
  • About Dr. Krystal Hohn (03:53)
  • The idea behind Health Babes Podcast (05:33)
  • Rapid fire Q and A (07:12)
  • The name behind the show (17:08)
  • What to expect in future episodes (20:28)

Health Babes Podcast Episode 2

Understanding Libido | March 24, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Let’s talk about libido! In this episode, Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal chat about all of the factors that influence libido, plus what you can do to manage your drive and your expectations around sex. The more you understand the way libido works, the more empowered you’ll feel about making choices to support your sex drive.

TOPICS:

  • Getting comfortable with understanding libido (01:26)
  • What to look at from a functional medicine perspective (03:29)
  • Different factors that influence libido (08:35)
  • Stepping away from comparisons around libido (16:31)
  • Natural methods to boost libido (19:38)
  • Supplements that support libido (24:46)
  • Libido FAQ (29:10)

Health Babes Podcast Episode 3

Managing Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Terry Wahls | March 24, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

If you’ve ever doubted the healing power of diet and lifestyle changes, this episode will make you a believer. Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Dr. Terry Wahls who has first hand experience in addressing her own healing and revolutionizing healing protocols for autoimmune diseases. From being bound to a wheelchair to dancing every chance she gets (and helping thousands of patients in the process), Terry is truly an inspiration.

TOPICS:

  • About Terry and her breakfast (00:20)
  • Addressing lifestyle to treat autoimmune disease (09:09)
  • Getting the family involved in healing (11:49)
  • Expanding the reach of Terry’s methods (13:23)
  • Clinical research and proving success (14:57)
  • Relapsing in healing and revisiting triggers (19:58)
  • Root cause of health issues (26:55)
  • Three things to get started in addressing illness (30:05)
  • The Wahls Protocol Virtual Seminar (37:55)
  • How Dr. Becky met Dr. Wahls (42:06)
  • Where to find Dr. Wahls and read more (45:45)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 4

Histamine Part 1 | March 24, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal are talking about one of the most common issues that they see in practice: histamine intolerance. What it is, how it presents, what foods to avoid, how to empty out your “histamine bucket,” and how you can get relief and start feeling your best again.

TOPICS:

  • What is histamine intolerance? (00:22)
  • How to address histamine intolerance (05:31)
  • Foods that are high in histamine (07:15)
  • The biggest driver of histamine intolerance and how to test (10:16)
  • Supplements that can help “empty the bucket” (13:50)
  • Environmental triggers for mast cell activation (15:43)
  • Reintroducing high histamine foods (20:53)
  • Where to start: the histamine quiz (25:20)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

  • Wondering if you have histamine intolerance? Take THIS QUIZ and receive a free histamine guide

Health Babes Podcast Episode 5

Histamine Part 2 | April 6, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal are answering more of your questions about histamine intolerance. How to determine if you have histamine intolerance versus mast cell activation syndrome, histamine intolerance and gut issues, plus what to eat, what to avoid, how to test, and how to supplement.

TOPICS:

  • Histamine intolerance versus mast cell activation syndrome (01:04)
  • What to eat and what to avoid (05:32)
  • Supplements to support the liver and detox (06:23)
  • Testing for histamine intolerance (07:37)
  • The importance of supporting the liver (08:11)
  • The protocol in practice (10:39)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 6

Body Image with WWE Ref, Jessika Carr | April 13, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with their patient, Jessika Carr: the first full-time WWE female referee in history. Jess shares her experience with working on her relationship with food to heal her body, the mindset shifts she made around weight loss and body image, plus how she got to where she is now: a strong, driven, energetic wrestling rockstar.

Image courtesy WWE.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Jessika Carr (01:56)
  • Jess’s path to WWE (08:53)
  • Finding your identity outside of your own expectations (10:34)
  • Body image and retraining your mindset (14:23)
  • Using data as a tool (16:26)
  • Rewriting negative self talk for long term goals (22:27)
  • Jess’s motivation, finding the “why” (32:10)
  • Reframing the conversations around weight (35:22)
  • What’s next for Jess (37:40)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 7

Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting with Dr. David Jockers | April 20, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal catch up with their colleague and friend, Dr. David Jockers, to talk everything intermittent fasting. They go into all the health benefits of fasting and why it works, so you can feel good about adding intermittent fasting to your own wellness toolbox. Dr. Jockers shares his wealth of knowledge about who should intermittent fast, who shouldn’t, how to start fasting, and how to address common obstacles.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Dr. David Jockers (02:07)
  • What is intermittent fasting? (03:23)
  • Dr. Jockers’s experience with intermittent fasting (05:29)
  • How intermittent fasting helps heal the gut (09:53)
  • Inflammation, autophagy, and more benefits of intermittent fasting (11:49)
  • Getting deeper into the gut: how fasting affects the microbiome (18:21)
  • Intermittent fasting, the immune system, and histamine intolerance (22:29)
  • Who is a good candidate for intermittent fasting (and who isn’t) (26:57)
  • Switching fuel sources from sugar to fat (33:23)
  • Common obstacles, MCT oil, and the importance of hydration and electrolytes (39:00)
  • More from Dr. Jockers (51:56)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 8

The Orgasm Effect with Dr. Stephanie Estima | April 27, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Dr. Stephanie Estima, author of The Betty Body, about everything women’s health. From diet and exercise, to orgasms, libido, and pleasure, they unpack how pleasure is our divine birthright, the science behind how orgasms impact our overall wellness, and what we can do to incorporate more balance in our day to day.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Dr. Stephanie Estima and her book, The Betty Body (00:14)
  • What is a Betty? (03:10)
  • Keto cycling for women (05:30)
  • How to sync your cycle with exercise (11:03)
  • Stress management techniques and brain support (18:28)
  • Creating a nighttime routine that works (23:18)
  • Sex, orgasms, and the 7-day orgasm challenge (27:28)
  • Foreplay for women (34:43)
  • More from Dr. Stephanie Estima (40:21)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 9

Lyme Disease 101 with Dr. Darin Ingels | May 4, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Lyme disease expert and licensed naturopathic physician doctor, Dr. Darin Ingels. After struggling with his own diagnosis and failed Lyme disease treatment with conventional medicine, Dr. Ingels found that proper diet, lifestyle management, and natural therapies worked better with his body to heal. Now, he’s sharing his research to help Lyme disease patients live healthy, symptom-free lives.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Dr. Darin Ingels (00:24)
  • What is Lyme disease and how does one get it? (01:34)
  • Common symptoms of Lyme disease (05:09)
  • Getting a diagnosis for Lyme disease (08:54)
  • Lyme disease treatments: antibiotics versus herbs (14:00)
  • The connection between Lyme disease and autoimmune issues (19:50)
  • Overcoming chronic illness (24:35)
  • More from Dr. Darin Ingels (26:31)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 10

How to Best Support Your Cycle with Nat Kringoudis | May 11, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky Campbell and Dr. Krystal Hohn talk with Health Care Practitioner and natural fertility expert, Nat Kringoudis. There’s something in this episode for everyone, whether you’re currently cycling, on the pill, or in menopause. They talk about the basics of the menstrual cycle, how to use your cycle to your advantage, and how tapping into our cyclical nature can help us better understand ourselves so that we can feel our best.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Nat Kringoudis (00:55)
  • Understanding your cycle and its different phases (02:34)
  • Using your cycle to your advantage and cycle scaffolding (09:15)
  • Cycling when you don’t have a cycle (16:17)
  • Using your environment to mimic cycle syncing (26:01)
  • Getting curious about your cycle to better understand your body (31:14)
  • More from Nat Kringoudis (33:07)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 11

Intuitive Eating and Movement with Steph Gaudreau | May 18, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Steph Gaudreau, a certified intuitive eating counselor and nutritional therapy practitioner, all about reworking the relationship we have with food, movement, and our bodies. They break down what intuitive eating is (and isn’t), how to redirect all or nothing thinking, and how getting to the root of our mindset benefits our bodies.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Steph Gaudreau (00:14)
  • What is intuitive eating? (02:22)
  • Customizing intuitive eating for your individual needs (07:26)
  • Setting goals that align with your intuition (11:52)
  • Building a solid relationship with movement (14:32)
  • Incorporating functional fitness (19:47)
  • Recharging your energy (23:50)
  • Empowering your mind with mental flexibility and good, better, best (26:39)
  • Deconstructing the guilt and shame around food (32:33)
  • More from Steph (34:36)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 12

The 3 Ms: Menopause, Men’s Hormones, and Mitochondria with Dr. Carrie Jones | May 25, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Dr. Carrie Jones about hormones. The mitochondria isn’t just the powerhouse of the cell, it’s where hormone production starts; supporting your mitochondria helps to support your overall health. Whether you’re a man, a cycling woman, a woman in perimenopause, or a woman well into menopause, this episode is for you. Learn how to support your hormones and your mitochondria with and without supplements.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Dr. Carrie Jones (01:23)
  • All about perimenopause (02:03)
  • Moving from perimenopause into menopause (03:27)
  • Progesterone, testosterone, estrogen, libido, and how they affect men and women (12:47)
  • Stress management and how to manage stress without supplementing (16:13)
  • Supporting mitochondria holistically (23:36)
  • Sleep hygiene, cortisol, and blood sugar (28:32)
  • Testing saliva for hormone levels (33:16)
  • How the pill affects hormones and overall health (35:14)
  • Supplementing with bioidentical hormones (42:30)
  • More from Dr. Carrie Jones (44:13)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 13

How Relationships Affect Your Health with Shaun Galanos | June 1, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Have you ever wondered how your relationship can affect your health? Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with relationship coach, Shaun Galanos about all things love. From communication to dealing with rejection, online dating, dating during COVID, red flags, green flags, friends with benefits, creating boundaries in a new relationship, shifting the focus in the midst of a breakup, and more! An honest and open conversation about getting the love you want.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Shaun Galanos (00:42)
  • Communicating your wants and needs in a relationship (07:11)
  • Dealing with rejection (09:09)
  • Navigating online dating (10:01)
  • Red flags, green flags, and determining what attracts you in a relationship (14:24)
  • Dating while social distancing and friends with benefits (23:15)
  • Shifting the focus after a relationship ends (27:26)
  • Creating boundaries in a new relationship (32:23)
  • Online dating versus real life (35:44)
  • More from Shaun Galanos (38:53)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 14

Hidden Mold and How to Find It with Brian Karr | June 8, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Struggling to get to the root cause of illness? Dealing with symptoms and you can’t identify the cause? It could be mold! Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with mold finder, Brian Karr, about how to spot mold, what to do to get rid of it for good, and how to avoid remediation mistakes.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Brian Karr (00:14)
  • What is toxic mold? (00:55)
  • Mold types, byproducts, and who is at risk (02:55)
  • How mycotoxins move throughout a home (07:03)
  • The importance of going deeper than air sampling (13:23)
  • Dr. Becky’s experience with mold (15:43)
  • Creating a remediation plan (20:48)
  • Remediating the HVAC system (26:34)
  • Cleaning your personal belongings and clothes in remediation (33:33)
  • Common remediation mistakes (43:24)
  • How to know when a remediation is successful (49:49)
  • More from Brian Karr (1:00:01)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 15

How to Deal with Weight Loss Plateaus and More with Sal Di Stefano | June 15, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Can’t seem to lose weight with cardio? Scared to try strength training because you don’t want to get bulky? In this episode with Sal Di Stefano, we talk about how to deal with weight loss plateaus, how exercise impacts your hormones, how to lose weight without starving yourself, and so much more.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Sal Di Stefano (00:14)
  • The cardio craze and the obesity epidemic (03:07)
  • The benefits of resistance training and the science behind it (16:18)
  • What to do when the scale won’t budge (20:42)
  • Why we shouldn’t view the scale as a measure of health (27:39)
  • Self acceptance versus self love and finding compassion in tough love (33:53)
  • How fitness adds to quality of life, not necessarily quantity (45:33)
  • Where the fitness industry can go too far (48:06)
  • How hormones affect weight loss and vice versa (52:21)
  • The risk of getting bulky, and why it’s not a thing (59:23)
  • The Resistance Training Revolution and what makes it different (01:02:35)
  • More from Sal (01:07:17)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 16

How to Address Environmental Toxins with Lara Adler | June 22, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Laura Adler about environmental toxins. What environmental toxins are, how we’re exposed, what effect environmental toxins have on the body, what to do in order to reduce your load and support your body’s natural detoxification processes, and simple steps you can take to minimize exposure at home.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Lara Adler (00:07)
  • What are environmental toxins? (00:30)
  • How environmental toxins affect endocrine health (04:44)
  • Deciphering tox screens (13:05)
  • Opening detox pathways and the importance of avoidance (16:30)
  • Addressing fat-soluable toxins (18:44)
  • Getting rid of hormone disrupting chemicals in your home and reducing exposure (24:37)
  • Reducing anxiety and overwhelm around environmental toxins (47:21)
  • The benefits of air filters, especially in emergency situations (53:22)
  • More from Lara Adler (56:05)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 17

Stress and Unlocking The Energy Formula with Shawn Wells | June 29, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Shawn Wells about stress, energy, and how to support your body with biohacking and best practices. If you’re constantly feeling run down and stuck in a loop of not enough sleep and never enough energy, this episode is for you. Shawn shares easy tips that you can implement, plus mindset shifts that help you get the most out of each day.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Shawn Wells (00:14)
  • Good stress, bad stress, and the stress bucket (09:15)
  • How to increase stress resilience the healthy way (12:32)
  • Supporting your body with the endocannabinoid system (22:36)
  • Breaking down negative patterns and replacing them with positive practices (28:52)
  • More from Shawn Wells (40:12)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 18

The Power of Positive Thinking with Megan Blacksmith | July 6, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with Megan Blacksmith about the power of positive thinking and how our thoughts can reinforce our reality when it comes to chronic illness and healing. Recognizing patterns and reframing your perspective can reach far beyond improving your attitude to help unlock a greater mind-body connection.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Megan Blacksmith (00:14)
  • How our thoughts and beliefs affect our health (04:25)
  • Why identifying with a disease can negatively impact our health (05:51)
  • The role of stress in our cycles (14:57)
  • Techniques that help activate the parasympathetic nervous system (21:09)
  • How to use your cycle as your superpower (28:04)
  • More from Megan (30:55)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 19

Beyond Testosterone with Dr. Tracy Gapin | July 13, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal talk with men’s health expert, Dr. Tracy Gapin. They go beyond testosterone to really dig into the pillars of men’s health, moving away from the traditional medicine model of bringing men back to neutral and pushing towards optimization using epigenetics to tailor protocols, along with peptide therapy and wearable tech to individualize men’s healthcare.

TOPICS:

  • About Dr. Tracy Gapin and his approach (00:14)
  • The testosterone pandemic (05:10)
  • Environmental causes of low testosterone (10:26)
  • Lifestyle, epigenetics, and finding a tailored approach to men’s nutrition, exercise, and overall wellness (15:04)
  • Taking a system based approach to men’s health (18:17)
  • All about peptide therapy (21:43)
  • Male 2.0: cracking the code to limitless health and vitality (24:57)
  • More from Dr. Tracy Gapin (26:37)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 21

Conquering PCOS with Tallene and Sirak Kalaygian Part I | July 27, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Dr. Becky and Dr. Krystal chat with Tallene and Sirak Kalaygian about conventional medicine’s limited approach to PCOS, and how women can advocate for themselves by getting to the source to find healing.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Tallene and Sirak Kalaygian (00:14)
  • PCOS and how it’s diagnosed (03:04)
  • Why doctors recommend Metformin and not Ovasitol (05:50)
  • What are the symptoms of PCOS? (07:31)
  • Tallene’s experience with PCOS (09:39)
  • Root causes of PCOS and ways to reverse them (12:07)
  • Helping clients reverse PCOS (13:45)
  • Fighting PCOS by eliminating gluten & dairy from your diet (14:58)
  • Working out with PCOS (18:44)
  • Answering questions from our instagram followers (21:58)
  • Tallene’s daily routine (29:44)
  • More from Tallene and Sirak (36:40)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

 

Health Babes Podcast Episode 22

How Health Issues Can Originate In The Mouth with Dr. Kelly Blodgett Part 1 | August 3, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

Most of us know that gut health plays a major role in our overall well-being, but did you know that the health of your gut actually starts from your mouth? Listen as Dr. Campbell & Dr. Hohn discuss biological dentistry with Dr. Kelly Blodgette, as they uncover how oral health affects your overall health.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Dr. Kelly Blodgett (00:31)
  • Root Canals (03:23)
  • Gut health starts in the mouth (08:20)
  • Ozone (16:00)
  • Wisdom teeth (21:28)
  • Flossing vs Waterpik (26:57)
  • Alternative approaches (28:53)
  • More about Dr. Kelly (32:33)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

Health Babes Podcast Episode 23

Maintaining Immunity, Health, & Beauty with Lymphatic Massage | August 10, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

What is the lymphatic system and how nourishing it can enhance your health? In this episode, Dr. Campbell and Dr. Hohn chat with Lisa Gainsley, a Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Manual Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner. They discuss all of the factors that can influence the lymph system and what you can do to manage your health with lymphatic massage.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Lisa Gainsley (00:15)
  • Benefits of lymphatic work (02:41)
  • Who can benefit from lymphatic massage (03:56)
  • Who should avoid lymphatic massage (05:24)
  • Symptoms after lymphatic work (06:44)
  • Lymphedema (09:39)
  • Lisa’s book: The Book of Lymph (16:51)
  • Lisa’s digital course (18:49)
  • More about Lisa (23:00)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

 

Health Babes Podcast Episode 24

24: Retraining the Brain & Neuroplasticity with Ashok Gupta | August 24, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

In this episode, Dr. Campbell and Dr. Hohn host Ashok Gupta, a health practitioner whose extensive neurological research has helped support himself and others through chronic illness. They discuss how neuroplasticity techniques can help retrain your brain in order to achieve optimal health.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Ashok Gupta (00:34)
  • Physical connection to the psyche (03:37)
  • Long-hauler Syndrome (10:55)
  • Retraining the brain’s response (15:06)
  • The 3 R’s (18:32)
  • The Gupta Program (32:04)
  • Social media’s impact on mental health (37:36)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

 

Health Babes Podcast Episode 25

25: Finding an Individual Approach to Exercise with Mike Fitch | August 31, 2021

Get the worksheet and transcript HERE

When it comes to physical health, it’s beneficial to implement a varied fitness strategy that meets the specific needs of an individual. Listen as Mike Fitch discusses his multifaceted approach to exercise called Animal Flow, an approach to fitness that merges quadrupedal and ground based movement with elements of bodyweight-training.

TOPICS:

  • Meet Mike Fitch (00:04)
  • What is Animal Flow (01:00)
  • From weight training to Animal Flow (09:35)
  • Dogma in health & fitness industries (21:29)
  • How to get started with Animal Flow (32:51)

ADDITIONAL LINKS:

 

Health Babes Podcast Episode 26

26: Restoring Your Gut Health The Paleo Way with Alison Marras | September 7, 2021

In this episode of Health Babes, Dr. Campbell and Alison Marras discuss her new book, The Paleo Gut Healing Cookbook. Listen as they talk about how restoring your gut health can be as simple as changing your approach to diet.

TOPICS:

  • Alison’s dietary approach to gut health (00:36)
  • Detoxification and healthy digestion (04:29)
  • Transitioning into a healthier diet (07:53)
  • Elimination diets as a tool (17:17)
  • Managing sugar cravings (21:49)
  • More about Alison (25:22)

ADDITIONAL LINKS: