The  Hormone Genius Podcast


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

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 called FIATfem where she shares about natural ways to amplify the feminine genius.



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...

Ep. 11 | The Guiding Star Project with Founder Leah Jacobson

Leah Jacobson is the founder of The Guiding Star Project. She is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, mother of seven children, and has a special interest in supporting young women as they transition into motherhood. Her passion for women’s health has led to the development of seven Guiding Star Centers in six states which bring wholistic w...

Ep. 10 | Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is miscarriage and infant loss awareness month. It is with great compassion and sensitivity that we honor the women and families who have gone through loss. In this episode we will share stories of loss and inspire hope in those who have yet to find answers as to why they have miscarried a child. We want to provide awareness of and offer support in t...

Ep 9 | Get To Know Your Hormone Super Powers

Have you ever thought about how the hormones in your cycle affect your energy, creativity, confidence, mood, and overall health? Our hormones are deeply connected to our female superpowers as women. At different times in our cycles we will feel and act differently because of the rising and falling of certain hormones in our bodies. The hormone estrogen rises...

Ep. 8 | Get To Know Jamie Rathjen

Hello! I am Jamie Rathjen, and I'm the co-creator and co-host of the Hormone Genius Podcast. I am a FertilityCare Practitioner and am passionate about sharing with others the wonders of womanhood. I do this in the areas of fertility tracking, hormone balancing, and educating women about natural tools to amplify and to awaken the feminine genius. As the found...

Ep. 7 | The Cycle as a Vital Sign of Health - How To Identify Abnormalities

In this episode of The Hormone Genius Podcast, Jamie and Teresa will give you tools to help identify what could be abnormal in your menstrual cycle. Women who learn to chart their cycles become educated and empowered to understand their fertility cycle as a vital sign of hormonal health. The first step to understanding what is normal or abnormal in our cycle...

Ep. 6 | Overview of the Fertility CYcle

As women we deserve to be educated and empowered about how our bodies work. This episode will be an overview of your fertility cycle, the vital signs of your fertility,  and how your hormones work within the menstrual cycle. Did you know that the last sign that a girl will see before starting menstruation is the presence of cervical mucus? It is the sign of ...

Ep. 5 | PCOS Q&A with Teresa

Are you someone who wants to learn more about the condition known as PCOS? Join  co-hosts Teresa Kenney NP and Jamie Rathjen as we dive into polycystic ovarian syndrome. Jamie will ask Teresa the most important questions surrounding this very prevalent condition that affects up to 1 in 10 women. We will discuss how the answer is not in the actual ovaries, th...

Ep. 4 | Get To Know Teresa Kenney

Hi, I am Teresa Kenney and I am the co-creator of The Hormone Genius Podcast. Today's episode is a get to know me a little better podcast, that will allow you to understand my expertise, my passions, and how I came to love everything related to women's healthcare, natural fertility and the beauty and gift of women. I have been a women's health nurse practiti...

Ep. 3 | The State of Women's Healthcare

Jamie and Teresa will be discussing the state of women's healthcare in our culture. Women in the United States are largely unsatisfied with the approach to women's healthcare. We will dive into the question of what women's healthcare is currently and what it should be. There is a knowledge and foundation in women's health that every woman deserves and we wan...

Ep. 2 | What You Need to Know About Your Period

This is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! We are excited to showcase our VERY first rapid fire question and answer with co-host Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Teresa Kenney. If you are wondering what a "normal period" looks like or if you have experienced irregular or abnormal bleeding during your cycle, check out this episode--your mind will be blown as we di...

Ep. 1 | Introduction to the Hormone Genius Podcast

Welcome to The Hormone Genius Podcast! Co-hosts Jamie Rathjen and Teresa Kenney desire to be a voice of hope for women across the world. Their mission is to inspire a new generation of women who are educated and informed about the gift and beauty of the feminine design. Jamie and Teresa want to inspire, inform, and empower their listeners, and to make women ...

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Our mission is to inspire a new generation of women who are educated and informed about the gift and beauty of the feminine design. We want to inspire, inform, and empower our listeners, and to make women the genius of their own hormones!

  

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