The Importance of Seeking Women’s Health Expertise: A Guide for Young Active Women

Dr. Christina DeGiuli ND and Dr. Lowell Greib MSc ND CISSN

In today’s fast-paced world, being a young and active woman often means juggling multiple responsibilities, from career ambitions to personal fitness goals. Amidst this hustle and bustle, it’s crucial to prioritize one’s health, especially when it comes to issues unique to women. While regular exercise and a balanced diet are essential components of a healthy lifestyle, consulting experts in women’s health can provide invaluable insights and support tailored to your individual needs.

Here are several compelling reasons why every young active woman should consider seeking expertise in women’s health:

Specialized Knowledge
Women’s bodies undergo various changes throughout their lives, from puberty to menopause and beyond. Experts in women’s health possess specialized knowledge in understanding these physiological changes and their implications on overall well-being. Whether it’s addressing menstrual irregularities, managing hormonal imbalances, or navigating reproductive health concerns, their expertise can offer tailored solutions and guidance.
Personalized Care Plans
No two women are exactly alike, and their health needs can vary significantly based on factors such as age, lifestyle, genetics, and medical history. Professionals in women’s health take a personalized approach to care, considering these unique factors when developing treatment plans or providing preventive care recommendations. This personalized approach ensures that you receive the most effective and appropriate interventions for your specific circumstances.
Comprehensive Health Monitoring
Regular health monitoring is vital for prevention of various health conditions, including breast cancer, cervical cancer, and osteoporosis. Experts in women’s health can conduct comprehensive screenings tailored to your age and risk factors, helping to identify any potential issues early on when they’re most treatable. By staying proactive about your health, you can take steps to maintain your well-being and address any concerns promptly.

Prioritizing your health as a young active woman goes beyond simply hitting the gym or eating well—it involves seeking expertise in women’s health. By collaborating with knowledgeable and compassionate professionals, you can proactively manage your health, address any concerns or challenges, and embrace a lifestyle that promotes long-term well-being and vitality. Remember, your health is your most valuable asset—invest in it wisely.


Dr. Christina has been a licensed Naturopathic Doctor for over 10 years and joins The SportLab with her clinical focus on women’s health and hormones. This includes treating those with thyroid disorders, menstrual disorders, PCOS, fertility challenges, and pregnancy concerns. She has had prescriptive authority since 2015, which gives her the ability to utilize bioidentical hormones, desiccated thyroid prescriptions, and B12 injections where appropriate. From 2014 to 2017, Dr. Christina had a consulting role with a private integrative fertility clinic in Toronto. She is a former competitive soccer player.

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