24: Balancing Your Blood Sugar, Hormones and Serotonin for Optimum Health with Dr. Barter
Dr. Ann-Marie Barter, Dr. Barter is on the cutting edge of holistic healthcare. As a chiropractor and functional medicine practitioner, she helps people get out of pain and reach their maximum potential through her unique approach she has developed after studying under some of the finest minds in her field.
Dr. Barter has always had a mind for high level problem solving. In her early 20's she was introduced to chiropractic, whereas she had been very skeptical until it changed her life. The treatment was like magic - she felt new and light, like a better version of herself. She immersed herself in school, learning not only the art and science of chiropractic modalities, but also functional blood chemistry analysis, nutrition, applied kinesiology and natural remedies. She now specializes in difficult functional medicine cases, helping people with issues concerning their thyroid, blood sugar, gut health and hormone dysfunction as well as other metabolic conditions.
Dr. Barter went to Chiropractic school at the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon, but when she found out her mother was diagnosed with late stage cancer they moved to Colorado to fulfill her mother’s dream and she opened her first practice. These days Dr. Barter can be found dancing, skiing, running, practicing yoga, biking, hiking, practicing barre or walking her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Ritz. In this episode we talk about fertility, how men can notice if they have low testosterone, balancing your blood sugar for optimum health and functional medicine nutrition. We also speak to finding a practitioner that will support your healing processes, how we as a society need to destress, learning which supplements to use to boost serotonin and holistic practices to heal.