The Hormone Genius Podcast


Empowering Women to Become the Genius of their Hormones and the Proud Owner of their Feminine Design

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Teresa Kenney, WHNP, MC

A Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and a Naprotechnology trained medical consultant who is passionate about restoring women’s quality of life through holistic care. 

She is a certified medical consultant who works cooperatively with the woman’s cycle and treats the underlying root cause of women’s health issues. 



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Jamie Rathjen, MA, CFCP

A FertilityCare Practitioner and founder & former director of Guiding Star Cedar Valley, a nationally branded non-profit women's healthcare center.

 Jamie is also passionate about her business FiatLiving.Org where she shares about natural ways to balance hormones and amplify the feminine genius through education and hormone coaching.. 



Ep. 31 | The Conversion of a Physician: Interview with Dr. Sheryl Hansel MD

Join Jamie and Teresa as we interview Dr. Sheryl Hansel. Sheryl was born and raised in a small town and, after surviving childhood cancer, decided she wanted to become a doctor out of an altruism for humankind. She received her family practice degree in medicine in 2000 and since then, Sheryl has practiced everywhere from ERs, hospitals, nursing homes, and n...

Ep. 30 | Being the Boss Of Your Own Body with Lacey Dunn

Jamie and Teresa are thrilled to interview Lacey Dunn, MS, RD. Lacey is a functional medicine dietitian who helps women reclaim their health and become the boss of their own bodies. She specializes in hormonal disorders, thyroid struggles, and metabolic resistance. In her virtual practice, UpliftFit Nutrition, she uses a personalized, holistic approach to he...

Ep. 29 | A Podcast of Collaboration: Authentic Women's Health with Ellen Holloway

Welcome to the collaboration of two podcasts coming together. Jamie and Teresa are welcoming Ellen Holloway from the Charting with Intimacy Podcast to discuss what we are all passionate about, living out the feminine genius. In this episode we will dive into why using suppressive treatments i.e. the birth control pill, are used for every women's health issue...

Ep. 28 | Body Image and Being Your Authentic Self

The issue of body image is so important for a lot of women. Many of us, including co-hosts Jamie and Teresa, have struggled with body image and breaking through the lies that tell women they are not good enough, not beautiful enough, or that they should strive to be different. This episode dives into personal testimony around eating disorders, exercising, an...

Ep. 27 | Your Hormone Genius in Pregnancy: Interview with Midwife Kristi Allison

We are so happy to be discussing the Genius of women in pregnancy with midwife Kristi Allison. Kristi Allison is a Certified Nurse Midwife in Waterloo, Iowa. She has been practicing midwifery for 3 years. Kristi enjoys being with women through pregnancy and birth as well as caring for women from puberty through menopause and beyond. My goal is to listen to w...

Ep. 26 | The Amazing Main Event; Everything You Want To Know About Ovulation

Jamie and Teresa are pumped to share with you an in-depth look into your main event, which by the way, is NOT your period. Your main event happens in the middle of your menstrual cycle and is the key to where all of our lives began on this earth. The woman's body is truly amazing and each month it goes through dynamic changes to prepare for the procreation o...

Ep. 25 | Teaching Your Daughter the Basics of Her Fertility; Interview with Kari Beadner CFCP

Kari Beadner is a wholistic women’s health advocate. She is a leading expert in equipping parents to bring joy to the beautiful season of puberty/adolescence of their daughters. At the age of 31, Kari learned for the first time that her body was made GOOD and that there are effective natural methods of family planning that do not include the birth control pi...

Ep. 24 | Fertility Awareness: Kelsey Umthun's Journey From Education to Empowerment

We cover another common Hormone Genius story today during our interview with Kelsey Umthun. Kelsey became interested in fertility health after seeking medical care for her own abnormal fertility cycles as a young woman. In this process, she learned first-hand about the gap in women's health care and she became passionate about this issue. Kelsey believes all...

Ep. 23 | All About Endometriosis: Q & A with Teresa

Endometriosis affects 176 million women worldwide. March is endometriosis awareness month and we would like to dive into this condition and give you an overview of this frustrating and oftentimes painful condition. Endometriosis can lead to physical pain, mental and emotional volatility, infertility, and even miscarriage. It takes an average 7 to 10 years to...

Ep. 22 | FACTS: The Science of Fertility Awareness Based Methods: Interview with Dr. Marguerite Duane

We are honored to have on The Hormone Genius Podcast an inspiring woman, Dr. Marguerite Duane. Dr. Duane is a board-certified family physician and Adjunct Associate Professor at Georgetown University, and she is the co-founder and executive director of FACTS – the Fertility Appreciation Collaborative to Teach the Science - an organization dedicated to educat...

Ep. 21| A Quick Look At What You Didn't Learn In Sex Education Class

Many of us went through a sex education class in school, most likely in biology class. But oftentimes, sex ed is reduced to nothing more than a class on risk mitigation. Instead of giving women the full explanation of how our bodies work, all we are told is what sex is, and how to avoid pregnancy and STDs. When it comes to human sexuality, there is so much m...

Ep. 20 | Postpartum Depression, Jamie's Story, and A Deep Dive Into PPD

Postpartum depression is largely under diagnosed and treated in women. According to the CDC only 50% of women who have this disorder seek out evaluation and treatment. PPD can change the course of what women desire to be the happiest time in their life; to the saddest and most difficult time in their life. It is important for all women to know they are not a...

Ep. 19 | The Intersection of Faith, Mental Health, and the Feminine Genius with Rachel Wong

We are blessed to interview a fellow Podcast host, Rachel Wong. Rachel is a writer and speaker living in Vancouver, Canada, and she is the host of the Feminine Genius Podcast. Rachel will share her story and how she came to realize her vocation to speak and write about the amazing gifts of women. She also opens up with us about her struggles with depression ...

Ep 18 | Everything You Need To Know About Your Thyroid: Q & A with Teresa Kenney NP

Have you ever struggled with symptoms of fatigue, weight gain, brain fog, depression, hair loss? Have you ever wondered if these symptoms could be related to your thyroid? The fact is that thyroid issues are between 5 and 10 times more likely to affect women than men. These thyroid imbalances in women can develop over years and you deserve to know the in's a...

Ep. 17 | Spreading Fertility Appreciation To Communities In Crisis: Interview with Kristen Van Wey

Jamie and Teresa are excited to share with you the story of a woman who has empowered women around the world to understand the gift of their feminine design. Kristen Van Wey's humanitarian efforts have brought hope and empowerment to communities in crisis. She has started a unique and incredible organization called Let's Empower which is dedicated to helping...

Ep 16 | 5 Reasons To Ditch The Pill

Jamie and Teresa will discuss five reasons to ditch hormonal birth control. With many side effects both serious and unpleasant that synthetic hormones in birth control cause, and the fact that we have highly effective natural fertility methods; it may be time for you to think twice before ingesting those artificial hormones. We will take a deep dive into how...

Ep. 15 | A Nurse Practitioner Seeks the Truth About Women's Health. Alex DeRose Interview.

Jamie and Teresa are thrilled to be interviewing Alex DeRose. If you are interested in pursuing a career in women's health and specifically want to practice in a way that respects the female body and its natural design, then you do not want to miss this interview! Alex will share her story of going into nurse practitioner school and being shocked at the stat...

Ep. 14 | Teresa and Jamie Talk Premenstrual Syndrome

PMS is real, and in this episode, Jamie and Teresa will dive into how you can identify PMS and find cooperative and holistic ways to treat it. Premenstrual Syndrome affects up to 40% of women, with 12% experiencing severe symptoms. In this episode, Jamie and Teresa talk about how to get hormone testing, some helpful hormone treatments, and some natural ways ...

Ep. 13 | Misdiagnosed Thyroid Disease, Fertility Awareness Educator, and the Story of Tessa Mills

Tessa Mills is a self-made fertility awareness educator who became passionate about women's health because of her own experience suffering from a thyroid disorder that was ignored. It wasn't until she learned fertility tracking that she was able to advocate for her own health concerns. Tessa Mills will tell us her story about how fertility awareness has chan...

EP. 12 | Perimenopause: Q&A with Teresa Kenney

In this episode, Jamie and Teresa dive into all of the changes that come with 35 years and beyond, especially into the perimenopausal years. We will discuss changes that indicate the onset of perimenopause, how to chart during this phase of your life, what symptoms to look for, and how you can address some of these changes with positive solutions. Today's qu...

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