Dr. Anna Garrett
When I was 45, I started to experience some vague signs that something was “off”. I couldn’t sleep, had painful breast tenderness and was retaining water before my period. A few years later when mood swings and night sweats arrived, it felt like my body was at full-on war with itself!
As a Doctor of Pharmacy, I knew it was likely that this chaos was hormonal and I began looking for solutions. I tested myself and using those results began to do some research. What I discovered was all kinds of non-hormonal options to help manage imbalances (in my case, low progesterone and adrenal fatigue). This was REALLY exciting for me because I have a terrible history of breast cancer in my family and knew that estrogen replacement was not going to be a good option for me. I found that up to 85% of women can be helped WITHOUT hormone replacement!
I’ve been a clinical pharmacist for over 20 years and have worked in a variety of practice settings. While traveling my career path, I discovered that working with women in midlife is my true passion. I believe that suffering in perimenopause or menopause is not necessary! I offers a variety of services that I use to create a precision plan for you. These include hormone balancing, weight loss, epigenetic coaching and health coaching with a goal of helping women in perimenopause and menopause escape from hormone hell and feel amazing in their bodies so they can rock their mojo through midlife and beyond.
I’ll be publishing my first book, You’ve Got This! The Savvy Sisters Guide to Hormone Harmony in Perimenopause, in Spring of 2019.
Trainings, learnings, and certifications:
- Currently enrolled in the School of Applied Functional Medicine
- Member, Institute of Functional Medicine
- Member, Functional Medicine Pharmacists Association
- Level 1 Certified Epigenetic Coach through Apeiron Academy
- Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
- Trained in Dr. Sara Gottfried’s Hormone Cure program
- Certified BARE Coach
- Certified Intrinsic Coach
- PharmD degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill