Wellness Women Radio

Wellness Women Radio


Welcome to Wellness Women Radio. For the women with big dreams, who dare to be different, and who want to thrive in health, work and play. Dr Ashleigh Bond and Dr Andrea Huddleston host this informative and entertaining podcast to help you master true health, and create an exceptional life. Join these women’s health experts every Tuesday.


WWR 87: Acne  

Have you suffered with acne? Pimples, blemishes, zits, spots or blackheads are unsightly no matter what you call them! Hormonal changes can certainly influence acne but so too can your gut and overall health. On this episode of Wellness Women Radio, Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea are exploring the causes of acne, why hormonal imbalance […]

WWR 86: Are Heavy Metals Harming Your Health  

Are heavy metals harming your health? Do you regularly use non-stick cookware? Do you have silver or amalgam fillings? Did you grow up in a home with lead based paints? Are you eating large fish, like tuna, often? If you’ve answered yes to many of these questions then chances are you’ve been exposed to heavy […]

WWR 85: Reflux, Heartburn & GERD  

Have you suffered from heartburn or reflux? If you have you know that it can be frustrating and even debilitating so we’ve devoted an entire episode just to this! On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re exploring all the causes of reflux or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and it may not be what you […]

WWR 84: What The Health  

Have you seen the What the Health documentary? If you haven’t don’t worry, we’re summing it up for you today because so many of our listeners and patients have been either raving about it or turning vegan! Before you completely overhaul your diet though, please make sure you ask a few questions and do some […]

WWR 83: The Pros and Cons of Juicing  

Juicing, juice fasts, juice cleansing and even juice detoxes have been all the rage for the last few years and with promises like ‘lose 7kg in 7 days’ it’s no wonder women want to turn to this! But are they all they’re cracked up to be? On this episode of Wellness Women Radio, Dr Ashleigh […]

WWR 82: Are there any benefits to taking probiotics?  

Is there any benefit to taking probiotics? Have you wondered if you’re wasting your time and money on these? That’s an excellent question! There’s so much new insight and research regarding probiotics and how it impacts our gut health that we had to devote an entire episode to it! Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea dive […]

WWR 81: SIBO 101  

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is one of the latest buzz words in the functional medicine world, so strap yourselves in for another nerdy look into the incredible world of our gut function! On the podcast today, Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea dive into the most common causes of SIBO and why it’s such a […]

WWR 80: Get Your Mojo Back: How We Recover from Burnout.  

Sometimes life is pretty busy, particularly when you’ve just opened two new practices, are convening state wide conferences, travelling constantly, studying full time and trying to keep some sort of semblance of a social life! Or, maybe you’ve just had your first baby and sleep is now non-existent! Welcome to the world of The Wellness […]

WWR 79: How to survive shift work  

Did you know that working shifts, particularly night shifts could be extremely damaging to your health? In fact, shift workers are at a much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disturbances, depression and even certain types of cancer? But don’t worry, it’s not all doom and gloom! 20% of our population are actually shift workers […]

WWR 78: Hypothalamic Amenorrhea  

Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA), it’s a mouthful to say but even more of a pain to experience. This week’s episode is a request from one of our gorgeous listeners! Amenorrhea is a clinical conundrum because it can have so many different causes and stress can play such a big role in a woman’s cycle. Dr Ashleigh […]

WWR 77: Estrogen Dominance  

Estrogen dominance is one of the most common hormonal imbalances that we see in practice. It seems that our daily lives are just bathing us in excess estrogen that are messing with our entire body. In this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re talking about the ins and outs of hormonal imbalances and how they […]

WWR 76: The Dangers of Going Gluten Free  

Is avoiding gluten dangerous? Are you missing out on key nutrients by avoiding these grains? Are you compromising your gut health and microbiome? Will you have higher levels of arsenic in your blood if you avoid gluten? These are all the most common arguments we hear, and have been researched, about the downside of a […]

WWR 75: Dr Ashleigh’s Birth Journey  

And we’re back! We missed you! Thank you for your patience, we were off opening brand new practices and bringing gorgeous little baby boys (well, boy – singular) into the world! It feels so good to be behind the mic again and this episode is extra special! It is quite intimate and a personal account […]

WWR 74: Miracle Mindset with guest JJ Virgin  

JJ Virgin is the author of four New York Times best sellers and celebrity health and fitness guru! On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re diving into JJ’s biggest challenge, not training her star studded line up or writing best sellers but some powerful lessons that she had to learn when her son Grant […]

WWR 73: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis  

On this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re diving into a really complicated topic that is impacting far too many women! Hashimotos Thyroiditis is an autoimmune condition that gradually destroys the thyroid gland and can have devastating health implications. On episode we talk through the different stages of hashimotos and the clinical testing that is […]

WWR 72: The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying with Guest Bronnie Ware  

In this special episode of Wellness Women Radio we welcome an extraordinary guest Bronnie Ware to the podcast! Bronnie is the best selling author of ‘The Top Five Regrets of the Dying’ and now her new memoir ‘Bloom; a tale of courage, surrender and breaking through upper limits. ’ Bronnie is just the most beautiful, […]

WWR 71: Iron Deficiency  

Have you ever been told that you’re low in iron or iron deficient? We are finding that so many women are coming in with symptoms of fatigue, weakness, headaches, dizziness and the list goes on only to find out that they’re iron deficient! How can it be that in this modern day of medicine we […]

WWR 70: Vitamin P: The Healing Power of Pets  

This is by far one of our favourite episodes! Do you know why we love our pets so much? Or why they are so beneficial for our health? Did you that your furry best friends really do have powerful healing benefits? Tune in now to hear Dr Andrea get choked up just talking about her […]

WWR 69: Fibroids  

We cannot discuss women’s reproductive health without discussing fibroids! Fibroids (muscular benign tumours of the uterus) can affect up to 50% of women at some stage of their lives and can either be inconsequential or completely debilitating. In this episode of Wellness Women Radio we’re exploring the risk factors that can lead to fibroids, what […]

WWR 68: How Stress Makes Us Fat- The science behind stress induced weight gain  

Can stress really make us gain weight? How does that happen? In this episode of Wellness Women Radio tune in to find out how stress actually impacts our metabolism, food cravings, fat distribution and overall health. Don’t worry, there’s lots of ways to combat stress induced weight gain and Dr Ashleigh and Dr Andrea talk […]

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