How To Improve Your Gut and Transform Your Health with Vivien Allred

Welcome to Episode 7 of Season 3 of The PCOS Revolution Podcast

Episode: “How to Improve Your Gut and Transform Your Health with Vivien Allred”

Today we chat with U.K. naturopathic nutritionist Vivien Allred about getting to the root of gut imbalances that can creep up and wreak havoc on your hormones. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How gut health can influence PCOS symptoms and mood
  • Why going vegan might be more difficult than you think for women with PCOS
  • What triggers a gut imbalance and how to test for it

About Vivien

Vivien Allred (Dip CNM, mBANT, CNHC) is an expert in gut health and PCOS whose accomplishments include:

  • Becoming a naturopathic nutritional therapist after struggling with many hormonal and digestive issues during early adulthood
  • Primarily focusing on identifying and addressing the root causes of her clients symptoms and educating them about the healing properties of food
  •   Working with women struggling with issues such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), menstrual issues, hair loss, acne, IBS and weight gain

More Information
Vivien shares weekly blog posts, newsletters and daily health education on her social media accounts and website. You can find her at
On Facebook and Instagram: @vivanaturalhealth

About the Host:

Farrar Duro, Doctor Oriental Medicine practices reproductive acupuncture at Florida Complete Wellness in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and became a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine in 2008. After overcoming her own struggles with PCOS and endometriosis using a combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine and other natural methods, she has felt tremendous joy in sharing her methods with other women.

Farrar has since specialized in the treatment of PCOS, infertility and hormonal imbalances with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for over 15 years and has a passion for women’s health and wellness. This path led her to pursue advanced pregnancy training in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy™ and publication of her first book, The Smart Couple’s Guide to Getting Pregnant, An Integrated Approach in 2015.

A board-certified acupuncture physician, Farrar graduated from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine and performed her post-graduate training at Shandong University of TCM in Shandong, China. To learn more about PCOS and infertility, you can also listen to her biweekly podcast, The PCOS Revolution, on iTunes and Stitcher Radio.


Click here to learn more about The PCOS Revolution Academy!

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Viva Natural Health blog

Book Mentions:

8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS: A Proven Program to Reset Your Hormones, Repair Your Metabolism, and Restore Your Fertility by Dr. Fiona McCulloch

Free PCOS guide:

PCOS: Three diet & lifestyle mistakes to avoid

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Disclaimer: The information in this podcast is intended for general audience only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or replace professional medical advice.

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