Dr. Nicola Sykes
Having no period is becoming more and more common as people strive to achieve today’s ideals of “health.” The problem is that taking habits that can be healthy in moderation to an extreme can lead to no periods and a host of physical and mental complications that come along with the missing hormones.
Nicola Sykes, PhD is a renowned expert on Hypothalamic Amenorrhea and lead author of the book No Period. Now What?
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Dr. Sykes has a PhD in computational biology from MIT. After graduating she worked for a biotechnology company while pursuing her dreams of a family, which were thwarted by a diagnosis of hypothalamic amenorrhea (no periods). She spent the next 18 months trying to conceive and immersed herself in research to learn how to recover from hypothalamic amenorrhea. Concurrently, she tried the medical route to pregnancy, with multiple doctor visits, injections, and ultrasounds resulting only in failure. Ultimately, she was able to achieve a natural pregnancy. Since that time, Dr. Sykes has shared her knowledge of the path to recovery, helping hundreds of others achieve their dreams of womanhood and pregnancy.
A straight-shooting, science based podcast about periods, period recovery, fertility, and nurturing health, outside of unrealistic beauty expectations. Every fortnight, Dr Nicola and Florence Gillet, Certified Eating Psychology coach and founder of www.beyondbodyimage.com share real recovery stories, expert insights and new research on hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) recovery, hormonal health and fertility, with an unmissable touch of body respect and women’s empowerment.