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The Laura Dowling Experience

English, Fitness / Keep-fit, 1 season, 81 episodes, 5 days, 8 hours, 7 minutes
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Conversations about health, sex, wellness, life, love, science and everything in-between. Laura is a Pharmacist who loves to talk to interesting people about their unique life and work experiences. See @fabulouspharmacist on instagram for more information.
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World Records, Disability and Success with Dr. Sinead Kane

Dr. Sinead Kane has 5% vision and is legally blind, she qualified as the first visually impaired solicitor in Ireland in 2009. She holds two PhD doctorates,  lectures in UCC and she is also an athlete who holds two Guinness world records for running. She is an international keynote speaker on resilience, mindset and teamwork. She is an absolute tonic. You are going to love this podcast! This podcast is sponsored by Boyne Valley Honey. Spreading sunshine across the country for generations whether it’s pouring, spreading or drizzling honey, it’s the perfect way to spread sunshine through the day. For delicious recipes or inspiration on how you can spread the sunshine head to Instagram and follow Boyne Valley Honey. _________Follow us on: 👇👇📸 Instagram: instagram.com/fabulouspharmacist💼 Wellness Blog: https://fabuwellness.com/blogs/wellness-blog💌 Newsletter:  manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=SCV6tN&g=S9dSq8_________🤗 Subscribe to Our Channel 👇👇https://www.youtube.com/@lauradowling_________To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit 👉https://fabuwellness.com_________Resources: 👇👇🤝 For supplements created by fabuwellness please visit fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-perifabÜ R&R RELAX  https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-r-r-relax fabÜ SKIN GLOW https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-skin-glowfabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shroom-immunefabÜ FOCUS BRAIN https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-focus-brainfabÜ GUT CULTURE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-gut-culture_________#️⃣Hashtags:
5/14/20241 hour, 52 minutes, 11 seconds
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Post-partum care requires teamwork, anxiety in children and teenagers, with Dr. William Kinsella

Dr. William Kinsella and Laura discuss the importance of the entire family being involved in post-partum care and how the Australian model of care after a baby is born inspired him to set up @nest.familyirl .  They also discuss anxiety in children and teenagers and William’s thoughts on general practice in Ireland.This episode is brought to you by Boyne Valley Honey. Boyne Valley Honey is excited to announce that they have partnered with Pieta House to officially become the​ 2024 Breakfast Partner of Darkness Into Light​. Pick up a limited edition Darkness into Light Squeezy Boyne Valley Honey in stores across the country or follow @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram to find out how you can support the most important sunrise of the year!    
5/8/20241 hour, 46 minutes, 16 seconds
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Prolapse, incontinence, UTIs and mesh surgeries with Dr Breffni Anglim O’Regan

Prolapse, incontinence, UTIs and mesh surgeries with Dr Breffni Anglim O’ReganDr Breffni Anglim O’Regan is a urogynaecologist and an expert in pelvic floor health. We discussed pelvic floor reconstructive surgery, including the controversial mesh surgeries,  and why Dr Breffni would like to see them reintroduced back into Ireland.  We also discussed pessary rings, Botox , vaginal estrogen and Bulkamid and their role in incontinence, prolapse and recurring UTIs.  This episode is for every woman with a pelvic floor (so it is for every woman!) This episode is brought to you by Boyne Valley Honey.   Boyne Valley Honey is excited to announce that they have partnered with Pieta House to officially become the​ 2024 Breakfast Partner of Darkness Into Light​.  Pick up a limited edition Darkness into Light Squeezy Boyne Valley Honey in stores across the country or follow @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram to find out how you can support the most important sunrise of the year!  Are you ready for the last ever Viva La Vulva 2.0 Show in Dublin?????https://www.nch.ie/all-events-listing/viva-la-vulva/Laura Dowling – Pharmacist & CEO of fabuwellnessAoife Harvey – Women’s Pelvic Health Specialist PhysioKyla Cobbler – ComedianJennifer Rock – Skin nerd & Owner of SkingredientsShawna Scott – owner of An Siopa GneasDr Caroline West – Expert in Sexual WellnessConnie Whelan – Drag ArtistA glamourous, intimate evening hosted by fabulous pharmacist Laura Dowling with special guests to discuss all things women’s health with open, honest, conversations underpinned by fun and laughter. Leave feeling informed and armed for your journey of your own health. Tickets €75 (includes complimentary health and beauty goodie bag worth over €200)Presented by Laura Dowling
5/1/20241 hour, 25 seconds
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Prof. Helen Heneghan talks all things Bariatric Surgery

Helen is a consultant surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin and has co-authored 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has written 5 book chapters on the topics of bariatric and endocrine surgery.   Prof. Helen Heneghan, bariatric surgeon,  discusses obesity, bariatric surgery, its success rates, costs, side effects and waiting lists. This is a powerful podcast and a must-listen. Helen and her colleagues have seen a dramatic increase in people coming to them with major complications from surgeries abroad.This episode is brought to you by Boyne Valley Honey.   Boyne Valley Honey is excited to announce that they have partnered with Pieta House to officially become the​ 2024 Breakfast Partner of Darkness Into Light​.  Pick up a limited edition Darkness into Light Squeezy Boyne Valley Honey in stores across the country or follow @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram to find out how you can support the most important sunrise of the year! #obesity #bariatric #bariatricsurgery #obesitysurgery Are you ready for the last ever Viva La Vulva 2.0 Show in Dublin?????https://www.nch.ie/all-events-listing/viva-la-vulva/Laura Dowling – Pharmacist & CEO of fabuwellnessAoife Harvey – Women’s Pelvic Health Specialist PhysioKyla Cobbler – ComedianJennifer Rock – Skin nerd & Owner of SkingredientsShawna Scott – owner of An Siopa GneasDr Caroline West – Expert in Sexual WellnessConnie Whelan – Drag ArtistA glamourous, intimate evening hosted by fabulous pharmacist Laura Dowling with special guests to discuss all things women’s health with open, honest, conversations underpinned by fun and laughter. Leave feeling informed and armed for your journey of your own health. Tickets €75 (includes complimentary health and beauty goodie bag worth over €200)Presented by Laura Dowling
4/23/20241 hour, 50 minutes, 32 seconds
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Tan, brand building and living with no regrets with Marissa Carter.

Founder and CEO of Cocoa Brown and Carter Beauty Cosmetics , the OG tan QUEEN  Marissa Carter talks about building her business , juggling motherhood and what drives her to succeed. This episode is brought to you by Boyne Valley Honey.This year, Boyne Valley Honey is excited to announce that they have partnered with Pieta House to officially become the​ 2024 Breakfast Partner of Darkness Into Light​.Pick up a limited edition Darkness into Light Squeezy Boyne Valley Honey in stores across the country or follow @boynevalleyhoney on instagram to find out how you can support the most important sunrise of the year! 
4/16/20241 hour, 36 minutes, 25 seconds
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Kinks, Consent, Porn, Dating & Sexual Violence with Dr Caroline West

Dr Caroline, a Sex & Intimacy and Sexual Violence Educator, joins Laura for an insightful conversation on different kind of Kinks, Dublin's Red Light District, Consent, Porn, Dating & Sexual Violence. Connect with Dr Caroline on https://iamcarolinewest.com/This podcast has been sponsored by https://www.boynevalley.com/brands/boyne-valley-honey, Irelands favourite honey brand.Are you ready for the last ever Viva La Vulva 2.0 Show in Dublin?????https://www.nch.ie/all-events-listing/viva-la-vulva/Laura Dowling – Pharmacist & CEO of fabuwellnessAoife Harvey – Women’s Pelvic Health Specialist PhysioKyla Cobbler – ComedianJennifer Rock – Skin nerd & Owner of SkingredientsShawna Scott – owner of An Siopa GneasDr Caroline West – Expert in Sexual WellnessConnie Whelan – Drag ArtistA glamourous, intimate evening hosted by fabulous pharmacist Laura Dowling with special guests to discuss all things women’s health with open, honest, conversations underpinned by fun and laughter. Leave feeling informed and armed for your journey of your own health. Tickets €75 (includes one complimentary fabÜ blend worth €30)Presented by Laura DowlingTo find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by fabuwellness please visit fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-perifabÜ R&R RELAX  https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-r-r-relax fabÜ SKIN GLOW https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-skin-glowfabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shroom-immunefabÜ FOCUS BRAIN https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-focus-brainfabÜ GUT CULTURE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-gut-culture#consent #kinks #sexualviolence #sex #sexualhealth
4/8/20242 hours, 14 minutes, 34 seconds
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Sexuality, Skincare, Building A Business And Teen Motherhood with Jennifer Rock #073

Jennifer Rock (aka The Skin Nerd) and founder of SKINGREDIENTS  joins Laura for a lovely chat about all things skincare and being a successful woman in business. We get a lovely insight into her personal life and her journey form a teen pregnancy and to finally figuring out her sexuality in her thirties.Connect with Jennifer https://www.instagram.com/jenniferrock/To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.comfabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-perifabÜ R&R RELAX  https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-r-r-relax fabÜ SKIN GLOW https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-skin-glowfabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shroom-immunefabÜ FOCUS BRAIN https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-focus-brainfabÜ GUT CULTURE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-gut-culture
3/20/20241 hour, 40 minutes, 26 seconds
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Mood Changes, Weight Gain & All Things Menopause with Dr Deirdre Lundy - #72

In this week's Laura Dowling Experience Podcast, Dr Deirdre Lundy talks about mood changes, weight gain & all things menopause. Dr Deirdre Lundy, specialist in Women’s Health and Menopause and author of "The Menopause" shares her expertise and valuable insights into the physical and emotional changes that accompany menopause.  From hot flashes to vaginal issues she covers it all, providing practical tips for managing symptoms and improving overall well-being during this transitional phase of life, particularly for those for whom HRT is not an option. She dispels the myths about treatment post-cancer or for those with cancer in their family and reassures us that there are treatment options for every woman. Whether you're approaching menopause or supporting a loved one through it, this conversation offers empowering guidance and understanding.Tune in now and embrace this transformative journey with confidence!Connect with Dr Lundy: https://www.instagram.com/drdeirdrelundy/?hl=en The Laura Dowling experience is sponsored by EMSELLA by BTL Aesthetics: Say YES to intimate wellness. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/ for more information. 
2/13/20241 hour, 50 minutes, 45 seconds
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Teens and Anxiety, Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation with Bethan O'Riordan #71

In this week's Laura Dowling Experience Podcast, Bethan O' Riordan, Psychotherapist, talks about Teens and Anxiety, Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation. Bethan is a Counsellor and Psychotherapist who offers Psychotherapy, Counselling and Parenting Support.Connect with Bethan:https://www.instagram.com/bethan.oriordan?igsh=MW1jZ3J6bjkyaWw2Nw==https://bethanoriordan.com/To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.com
2/7/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hypnotherapy, Trauma and Addiction with Rachel Gotto #70

In this week's Laura Dowling Experience Podcast, Rachel Gotto talks about hypnotherapy, trauma and addiction to prescription medication. Rachel is a personal success coach, clinical hypnotherapist and speaker. Connect with Rachel https://www.instagram.com/rachelvgotto?igsh=MXVpczNvMGNkbXJjeg== To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.com
1/30/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 13 seconds
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Rejecting the diet mentality - how intuitive eating saved Sinead from binge eating and gave her a healthy relationship with food - Sinead Crowe #69

Sinéad Crowe is four years into recovery from binge eating. The Galway-based mother of four, whose full-time job is in nursing, and who is now also an intuitive eating counsellor, traces the origin of her problems back to attending a slimming club as a teenager.  Find out how intuitive eating saved Sinead from binge eating and gave her a healthy relationship with food.To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.com
1/19/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 24 seconds
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Non Religious Weddings And Women's Safety In Ireland! What's The Connection? #68

Celebrant & Solemniser Barbara talks openly to Laura Dowling about being a teacher in the week and celebrant & solemniser by weekends, the Ashling Murphy case, and how her death led to the Gardai acting on years of pleas for help over the continuous stalking she was exposed to that just wouldn't go away!Connect with Barbara https://www.instagram.com/barbaramyweddingmyway/https://www.facebook.com/barbara.finigan/#irishpodcast #nonreligious #weddingcelebrant To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.com
1/16/20241 hour, 29 minutes, 20 seconds
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Psychedelic Mushrooms, Ayahuasca, Cacao, And Living With The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) with Nicky Halliday #68

Laura Dowling talks to Nicky Halliday, nutritionist and natural chef about life and discovery through the psychedelic experiences of the Ayahuasca ceremony, following your inner beliefs and emotions, and taking action from a place of love! Long time sufferer of the HPV virus Nicky talks openly about the advances and development of AHCC Mushrooms and the diagnosis, treatment, and lifestyle practices around the treatment and acceptance of the Human papillomavirus (HPV) as an alternative to the traditional treatment from doctors called the LLETZ procedure.Nicky, who is based in Ireland now offers other women support with their cervical health, and acceptance of the HPV virus and runs traditional Cacao Ceremonies for women. To find out more about Nicky Halliday, visit her YouTube channel  @nickyhalliday1 or visit her website https://nickyhalliday.com/To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by fabuwellness please visit fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-perifabÜ R&R RELAX  https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-r-r-relax fabÜ SKIN GLOW https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-skin-glowfabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shroom-immunefabÜ FOCUS BRAIN https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-focus-brainfabÜ GUT CULTURE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-gut-culture
1/10/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 13 seconds
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Stephen Greer, Ex Inmate, Drug Dealer & Ex-Loyalist Paramilitary Talks About How Art Saved His Life! #066

During this week's episode of The Laura Dowling Experience Podcast, Laura talks to Stephen Greer, ex-Loyalist paramilitary, drug dealer and addict, and convicted terrorist on how he found art in prison and how he has turned his life around and now goes back into prisons to empower other inmates through art & design.While incarcerated at HMP Magilligan, Stephen immersed himself in art, guided by the dedicated staff, including Allison Wilson. The pivotal moment in Stephen's artistic journey came during his time at HMP Magilligan when he and fellow inmates embarked on a remarkable project: designing and creating a Holocaust Memorial Exhibition. This endeavor profoundly impacted Stephen, transforming his outlook on life. It highlighted the importance of family and the need to prioritize loved ones.o follow Stephen's journey, visit his website https://www.stephengreerartanddesign.co.uk/#podcastshow #lifetransformation #irishpolitics #irishpodcast To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by fabuwellness please visit fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-perifabÜ R&R RELAX  https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-r-r-relax fabÜ SKIN GLOW https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-skin-glowfabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shroom-immunefabÜ FOCUS BRAIN https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-focus-brainfabÜ GUT CULTURE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-gut-culture
1/2/20242 hours, 5 minutes, 19 seconds
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Sabrina Hill on Hyperemesis in pregnancy, Postnatal Depression & Water Damage on Hair!

In this week's episode of The Laura Dowling Experience, Laura talks to Sabrina Hill, Internet sensation and influencer about her rise to influencer stardom, motherhood, and hairdressing. With over 17 years of industry experience and an award-winning salon to her name, Sabrina Hill is a recognisable name in Irish hairdressing and an internet sensation gathering thousands of followers with her lockdown hair care hacks. Now the owner of two very successful salons in Ireland, Sabrina talks to Laura Dowling about her second time around parenthood experiences in her 40s, Hyperemesis, postnatal depression, hormonal imbalances, and takes the lid off of some myths and old wives' tales around hair care and the industry, especially how water is the number one source in her opinion of hair damage, and her thoughts and feelings on Palestine/Israeli conflict. Vlog No 065 In 2004, she opened the first Kopper Hair Salon in Glanmire, expanding to Cork City in November 2017. Developing a reputation for delivering exceptional customer service and luxury hair services, the salon specialises in colour correction and prescriptive colouring. Follow Sabrina via her Instagram accounts here:https://www.instagram.com/sabrina.hill_/https://www.instagram.com/kopperhairsalonThis podcast is sponsored by TENAFrom my years working in pharmacy, it doesn’t surprise me that TENA are the global leader, and trusted by millions for products that help manage urinary incontinence both day and night. TENA are passionate about supporting anyone with bladder sensitivity, allowing people of all ages to continue to enjoy active and fulfilling lives. TENA is available to buy in Tesco, Supervalu, Dunnes, and leading Pharmacies. For more information go to Tena.ie.To find out more information about Fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit www.fabuwellness.com 
12/26/20232 hours, 47 seconds
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Politics, Crazy House Prices & Vacant Homes with Ciarán Mulqueen #064

Homeless Crisis In Ireland - Ciarán Mulqueen discusses with Laura Dowling, Irish Politics, Crazy House Prices & Vacant Homes in episode 64 of the Laura Dowling Experience Podcast. Ciarán, author of 'How to Buy a Home in Ireland' and founder of the ' @crazyhouseprices social media accounts talks openly with Laura about buying a property in Ireland, the rising homelessness crisis, increasing rental prices, and the severe lack of house building initiatives from politicians in Ireland.To find out more information about Fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit www.fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by fabuwellness please visit To find out more information about fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.comfabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-perifabÜ R&R RELAX  https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-r-r-relax fabÜ SKIN GLOW https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-skin-glowfabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-shroom-immunefabÜ FOCUS BRAIN https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-focus-brainfabÜ GUT CULTURE https://fabuwellness.com/products/fabu-gut-culture
12/19/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 26 seconds
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Dr. Rebecca O'Dwyer Epilepsy And The Brain | Being A Women In Medicine | Motherhood & Chasing Your Dreams #063

In this week's Podcast Episode, Laura Dowling, interviews Rebecca O'Dwyer, MD, and together they discuss Rebecca's knowledge of the treatment and research of Epilepsy in all age groups. Laura and Rebecca also talk openly about being a woman in medicine, sexual harassment, her Irish heritage, divorce, dating and motherhood, and traveling the world to achieve her dreams. Talking from personal experience of the American health system, and its systemic failures despite recent law changes in the US to support patients with short and long-term illnesses. As a practicing clinician and as a mother whose child required pediatric care Rebecca talks about the limitations of the US healthcare system, the vast differences, rules, and regulations, and the price some people, despite having insurance cannot afford to pay to receive the right medicines and treatment for them. Stick around to the end as Dr Rebecca O'Dwyer's closing words will drive you forward to chase your dreams! Rebecca O'Dwyer, MD, was born and raised in Dublin and moved to Munich for medical school where she completed her medical thesis in temporal lobe epilepsy semiology. She completed an epilepsy fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic before completing a neurology residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. She then did a clinical neurophysiology fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical Center. O'Dwyer is a member of the AAN and AES and a member of the AES guidelines committee.To find out more information about Fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit https://fabuwellness.com/en-gbFor supplements created by Fabuwellness please visit Meno & Peri https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-periSkin Glow https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-skin-glowR&R Relax https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-r-r-relaxFabu Shroom Immune https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shroom-immuneFabu Focus Brain https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-focus-brainGut Culture https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-gut-culture#womeninmedicine #americanhealthcare #podcastshowTo find out more information about Fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit www.fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by fabuwellness please visit Meno & Peri https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-periSkin Glow https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-skin-glowR&R Relax https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-r-r-relaxFabu Shroom Immune https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shroom-immuneFabu Focus Brain https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-focus-brainGut Culture https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-gut-culture
12/12/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 48 seconds
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Clare Daly MEP #062

An in-depth discussion with Clare Daly MEP.  We discuss the current state of the world, from unrest on the streets of Dublin, to the ever-evolving crises in the Middle East and Ukraine.  We also discuss her political career as an outlier who is not afraid to speak her mind.To find out more information about Fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit www.fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by fabuwellness please visit Meno & Peri https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-periSkin Glow https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-skin-glowR&R Relax https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-r-r-relaxFabu Shroom Immune https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shroom-immuneFabu Focus Brain https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-focus-brainGut Culture https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-gut-culture
12/5/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 46 seconds
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Cancel Culture On Social Media | Experiencing War As A Child | Living in Ireland | Prof El-Khuffash #61

Cancel Culture On Social Media | Experiencing War As A Child | Episode 61 of The Laura Dowling Experience.Prof El-Khuffash, speaks openly to Laura during this podcast episode about the growing 'cancel culture' on social media, speaking the truth and why he decided to remove an article he published on social media due to the aftermath of experiencing the effects of 'Cancel Culture' first hand. Afif also shares his opinion on neonatal/maternity research funding, and the introduction of IVF funding in Ireland for all.On a more personal front, Afif, also speaks openly about how he experienced war firsthand as a child growing up in Kuwait and how he and his wife now work and live in Ireland with their children.Prof EL-Khuffash is a Consultant Neonatologist and Paediatrician. He is a qualified International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. His two primary clinical and research areas of expertise are heart function in neonates and the promotion of breastfeeding, and breastfeeding support, to new mothers. He also has extensive expertise in general feeding issues encountered by babies over the first few months. #cancelculture #podcastshow #livinginireland This podcast has been sponsored by https://www.boynevalley.com/brands/boyne-valley-honey Manuka Honey - is tasty and good for you this winter 🍯 🤤Thank you Boyne Valley Manuka Honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast series. Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out https://www.instagram.com/boynevalleygroupTo find out more information about Fabuwellness and Laura Dowling please visit www.fabuwellness.comFor supplements created by Fabuwellness please visit Meno & Peri https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shrooms-meno-periSkin Glow https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-skin-glowR&R Relax https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-r-r-relaxFabu Shroom Immune https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-shroom-immuneFabu Focus Brain https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-focus-brainGut Culture https://fabuwellness.com/en-gb/products/fabu-gut-culture
11/27/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 32 seconds
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Dr. Coleman Noctor, psychotherapist. The pressure to always feel 10/10, anxiety in kids and teens, and what society places importance on...it's not all about the tinder profile! #060

This podcast has been sponsored by @boynevalleyhoney. Manuka honey is tasty and good for you this winter 🍯 🤤Thank you Boyne Valley Manuka Honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast series. Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram for more information.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ, nutritional supplements  formulated and developed by me. 🍄💙💛🌿
11/21/20231 hour, 41 minutes, 46 seconds
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Breege O’Donoghue turned Primark/Penneys from an Irish brand into a global retail giant. This is her story. Episode #059

This podcast has been sponsored by @boynevalleyhoney manuka honey - is tasty and good for you this winter 🍯 🤤Thank you Boyne Valley Manuka Honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast series. Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram for more information.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ, nutritional supplements  formulated and developed by me. 🍄💙💛🌿
11/14/202356 minutes, 55 seconds
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The Muslim Faith & The Israel - Palestinian Conflict with Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri - #058

Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri discusses the Muslim faith and Islam and what it means to be a Muslim and discusses some of the practices associated with the Muslim faith such as abstaining from certain foods and drink, the practices of prayer, women and Islam, Islamophobia extremists, Gaza, Palestine and the Israel conflict and why diplomacy is the only way forward to tackle the oppression of the Palestinian people.Shaykh Dr Umar al-Qadri is a leading Irish Muslim religious and social thinker and commentator. A qualified theologian and jurist, he works for cohesion, integration, and a fairer society from his positions as Chairperson of the Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council and Head Imam at the Islamic Centre of Ireland. He is also an SME owner and the father of three loving children.Born in Pakistan, raised in the Netherlands, and, having made Ireland his home for more than two decades, he understands that our complex human narratives do not have to result in isolation or otherisation, but that we can and should embrace our complex narratives in a spirit of solidarity and togetherness.  It is this spirit that has seen him forge strong personal friendships and working relationships with majority and minority communities throughout Ireland and Europe, with a special interest in ensuring socio-economic fairness for marginalised groups and the recognition of equal rights for all communities.He has worked as an advisor to the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), is an alumnus of the United States International Visitor Leadership Program, as well as working on several projects tackling Islamophobia and anti-Muslim sentiments. A long-term critic of extremism and radicalisation, he unequivocally condemns Islamist violence whilst calling upon policymakers to tackle the social exclusion that creates the perfect vacuum for hate preachers to radicalise vulnerable individuals.This podcast has been sponsored by @boynevalleyhoney manuka honey - is tasty and good for you this winter 🍯 🤤Thank you Boyne Valley Manuka Honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast series. Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram for more information
11/9/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 17 seconds
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Let’s talk about boobs, with Ms. Éilis Fitzgerald - #057

Let’s talk about women’s boobs, with Ms.  Éilis Fitzgerald - Episode #057 of the Laura Dowling Podcast  Dr. Éilis Fitzgerald is a plastic surgeon who specializes in breast reduction and the effect of large breasts on women's health.More information about breast reduction can be found here https://www.fitzgeraldplasticsurgery....Breast reduction is a surgical procedure in which the volume of breast tissue is reduced, the breast reshaped, and the nipple repositioned to a higher position. It carries one of the highest patient satisfaction rates of any cosmetic surgery procedure. In addition to the improvement in the cosmetic appearance of the breast, many women notice an improvement in physical symptoms such as skin rashes, shoulder grooving from bra straps, and neck/ back pain (assuming there is no other underlying cause). In addition, clothing selection and participation in exercise tend to become easier, which contributes to the increased self-confidence often seen after this operation.For more information about this conversation, visit https://fabuwellness.com/Connect on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fabuwellness/TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@fabulouspharm...Subscribe to this channel https://www.youtube.com/@UCm8i90PQVxa... This podcast has been sponsored by @boynevalleyhoney manuka honey - is tasty and good for you this winter 🍯 🤤Thank you Boyne Valley Manuka Honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast series. Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram for more information
11/7/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 49 seconds
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Meghan O'Neill, OnlyFans adult performer talks all things sexuality - #056

This is one thought provoking episode! Meghan O Neill   discusses working in the adult industry, online hate, her kids , past trauma and how she sees her career progressing. Brought to you by @boynevalleyhoney manuka honey - tasty and good for you this winter 🍯 🤤Thank you Boyne valley manuka honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast  series. Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram for more information
10/31/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hormonal health with endocrinologist Dr. Mary Ryan #055

Hormonal health with the one and only Dr. Mary Ryan ✨We talk all things hormones and how women can help and empower themselves through all stages of life. NOT TO BE MISSED!!Thankyou Boyne valley manuka honey for tasting absolutely delicious AND for sponsoring my winter wellness podcast  series. Weather is getting colder and Boyne valley Mauka honey is a great product to have in your winter wellness toolkit.  Boyne Valley Manuka honey is full of natural goodness and natural antibacterial properties . Manuka honey is world- renowned for these properties.  Boyne Valley 100% certified Pure Manuka Honey is harvested from bees that collect pollen from the New Zealand Manuka bushEnjoy straight from the spoon just like my gang,  or make it into a tasty warm drink or tea  Make sure to pick up Boyne Valley Mauka Honey in your local supermarket and get Winter ready. Check out @boynevalleyhoney on Instagram for more informationThe Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI- a beautiful blend of Lion's Mane mushroom, vitamins and minerals. Formulated and developed by me. 👩‍🔬I formulated fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI after years of listening to women who came to me day after day, year after year, looking for support on their journey though perimenopause and menopause. 💊 Take 2 capsules daily, with a meal, to support your journey through perimenopause & menopause. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide 🍄💙💛🌿
10/24/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 42 seconds
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Cocaine, narcotics, psychosis, Christopher Connolly's inspirational recovery and return to sobriety #054

The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ  SHROOMS IMMUNE.  A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health,  wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ . Available on www.fabuwellness.com and in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.
10/17/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 12 seconds
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Teenage girls, their periods, PCOS, gyne issues, anxiety with Dr. Geraldine Connolly and Paula Herbert #053

Teenage girls , their periods, PCOS, gyne issues, anxiety and so much more. This is a podcast for anyone with daughters, granddaughters, nieces, young female cousins and friends. Empowering and uplifting you will come away educated and enlightened. I speak with consultant obstetrician & gynaecologist Dr. Geraldine Connolly and yoga instructor & Ayurvedic practitioner Paula Herbert from  @mygirlsgynae about your teenage girls’ bodies. You have asked me for so long for a podcast to discuss your teenage girls and how they can navigate their way through puberty and gynaecological issues. Well here it is.. the merging of science with ancient yoga wisdom - basically everything that I stand for! 👩‍🔬 🧘‍♀️ Brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX - a unique blend of ayurvedic botanicals, vitamins and magnesium to balance and calm the mind, reduce stress and restore sleep. Available on www.fabuwellness.com#female #femaleempowerment #health #teenagegirls #puberty
10/10/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 55 seconds
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Dr. Emer Ryan - episode #52

General paediatrician Dr. Emer Ryan and I talk febrile convulsions, testicicular torsions, childhood obesity, anxiety and so much more. A must listen for parents and parents-to-be.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN. Find your FOCUS and get the job done by feeding your brain! fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN is based on the edible mushroom Lion’s mane, blended with amino acids and vitamins. Lion’s mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for brain health,  cognitive function, memory & concentration. This blend supports mental performance, psychological function and can reduce tiredness and fatigue.🧬 L-tyrosine is an amino acid that plays a vital role in the synthesis of essential proteins within the human body. ⚙️Choline is a precursor to acetylcholine, a vital neurotransmitter that plays a role in brain functions such as memory and muscle function such as muscle contraction. ✨Alpha lipoic acid is an antioxidant. It is a small molecule which easily crosses the blood brain barrier and has been studied for its protective effects on the brain and neural tissue. 🤓Vitamin B5 contributes to normal mental performance🤯Vitamin B6 contributes to normal psychological function😴Vitamin B12 contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and to the normal functioning of the nervous system🍄 By incorporating the Lion’s mane mushroom extract into your routine, you can tap into the time-honored wisdom of ancient medicinal practices while embracing the cutting-edge insights of contemporary research.Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide.
10/3/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 59 seconds
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Sonya Lennon- fashion, confidence, body image & inner strength - episode #51

Sonya Lennon and I talk fashion, confidence, body image  and finding your inner strength.🎤 This podcast is sponsored by TENA 👩‍🔬From my years working in pharmacy, it doesn’t surprise me that TENA are the global leader, and trusted by millions for products that help manage urinary incontinence both day and night. They’ve been developing incontinence products for over 60 years that protect securely against leaks, odour and moisture, offering a range that includes discreet feminine pads and liners and absorbent underwear. TENA are passionate about supporting anyone with bladder sensitivity, allowing people of all ages to continue to enjoy active and fulfilling lives. TENA is available to buy in Tesco, Supervalu, Dunnes, and leading Pharmacies. For more information go to Tena.ie.
9/26/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 10 seconds
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Surrogacy in Ukraine during the war. Episode #050

Surrogacy in Ukraine during the war- the cost both financially, emotionally & physically. Thankyou Martha & Paul for trusting me to tell your story💙This episode is brought to you by @fabuwellness R&R RELAX.  For stress reduction and a more restful and restorative sleep. Read the amazing reviews on fabuwellness.com
9/19/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 1 second
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Dr Clare Kambamettu - Clinical Psychologist #049

Mental health - Why do we fare so badly in an international context? Why is it so hard to access mental health services in Ireland?  We discuss a wide range of mental health disorders, and the rise in anxiety and depression levels post pandemic.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN. Find your FOCUS and get the job done by feeding your brain! For superwomen & supermen 🦸🏻‍♀️ 🦸🏼‍♂️ fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN is based on the edible mushroom Lion’s mane, blended with amino acids and vitamins. Lion’s mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for brain health,  cognitive function, memory & concentration. This blend supports mental performance, psychological function and can reduce tiredness and fatigue.🧬 L-tyrosine is an amino acid that plays a vital role in the synthesis of essential proteins within the human body. ⚙️Choline is a precursor to acetylcholine, a vital neurotransmitter that plays a role in brain functions such as memory and muscle function such as muscle contraction. ✨Alpha lipoic acid is an antioxidant. It is a small molecule which easily crosses the blood brain barrier and has been studied for its protective effects on the brain and neural tissue. 🤓Vitamin B5 contributes to normal mental performance🤯Vitamin B6 contributes to normal psychological function😴Vitamin B12 contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and to the normal functioning of the nervous system🍄 By incorporating the Lion’s mane mushroom extract into your routine, you can tap into the time-honored wisdom of ancient medicinal practices while embracing the cutting-edge insights of contemporary research.Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide.
9/12/20231 hour, 46 minutes, 39 seconds
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Ms. Siún Murphy - Consultant Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon - #048

Labiaplasties, tummy tucks, implants in, implants out, misogyny in medicine, we covered it all!The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SKIN GLOW.Radiate Beauty from Within with fabÜ SKIN GLOWBased on the edible mushroom Reishi and blended with vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and zinc, fabÜ SKIN GLOW was developed to nourish your skin from the inside out and defy oxidative stress.  This supplement supports normal collagen formation, skin function, cell division and protects skin cells from oxidative stress using a range of powerful ingredients.
9/5/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 40 seconds
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Lucy Gernon, executive coach - #047

Find out how Lucy went from overwhelmed “yes girl” to helping corporate female leaders to create better balance, success, and true inner happiness. The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN. Find your FOCUS and get the job done by feeding your brain! For superwomen & supermen 🦸🏻‍♀️ 🦸🏼‍♂️ fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN is based on the edible mushroom Lion’s mane, blended with amino acids and vitamins. Lion’s mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for brain health,  cognitive function, memory & concentration. This blend supports mental performance, psychological function and can reduce tiredness and fatigue.🧬 L-tyrosine is an amino acid that plays a vital role in the synthesis of essential proteins within the human body. ⚙️Choline is a precursor to acetylcholine, a vital neurotransmitter that plays a role in brain functions such as memory and muscle function such as muscle contraction. ✨Alpha lipoic acid is an antioxidant. It is a small molecule which easily crosses the blood brain barrier and has been studied for its protective effects on the brain and neural tissue. 🤓Vitamin B5 contributes to normal mental performance🤯Vitamin B6 contributes to normal psychological function😴Vitamin B12 contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and to the normal functioning of the nervous system🍄 By incorporating the Lion’s mane mushroom extract into your routine, you can tap into the time-honored wisdom of ancient medicinal practices while embracing the cutting-edge insights of contemporary research.Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide.
8/29/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 32 seconds
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Kevin Murnane - #046

Back due to popular demand, my good pal Kevin is here with us to share his humour, wisdom and insights!The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SKIN GLOW.Radiate Beauty from Within with fabÜ SKIN GLOWBased on the edible mushroom Reishi and blended with vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and zinc, fabÜ SKIN GLOW was developed to nourish your skin from the inside out and defy oxidative stress.  This supplement supports normal collagen formation, skin function, cell division and protects skin cells from oxidative stress using a range of potent ingredients.
8/22/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Endometrosis, PCOS and exercise in pregnancy with consultant obstetrician Dr. Niamh Daly #46

I am so proud to bring to you today the knowledge and insights from my good friend and consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist  Dr. Niamh DalyWe talk endometriosis, PCOS, exercise in pregnancy and  balancing family with career in medicine.The Laura Dowling experience is also sponsored by fabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE.  . A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ 
8/15/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 22 seconds
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Kyla Cobbler - Life, Love and Comedy #45

TW- this podcast discusses sexual assault which some listeners may find upsetting.  As well as being a fantastic comedian Kyla is a truly beautiful soul.  I am so honoured to have sat down with her to listen to her story- from feeling stupid in school to riding the highs of the comedy circuit.  Kyla is one of a kind and full of wisdom. The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX- a beautiful blend of premium grade botanicals with magnesium and B vitamins for stress relief, calm and a more restful sleep. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com. 
8/8/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 22 seconds
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Overcoming adversity and pushing forward - Norah Casey # 44

An inspirational, profound conversation with Norah. We talked about life, love and her business career. There are learnings for everybody in this one! The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SKIN GLOW.Radiate Beauty from Within with fabÜ SKIN GLOWBased on the edible mushroom Reishi and blended with vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and zinc, fabÜ SKIN GLOW was developed to nourish your skin from the inside out and defy oxidative stress.  This supplement supports normal collagen formation, skin function, cell division and protects skin cells from oxidative stress using a range of potent ingredients.
8/1/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 6 seconds
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Accessing safe & free surgeries abroad - Paul Byrne #43

Did you know that you can access safe surgeries in Spain , paid for and vetted by the HSE,  if you can’t access affordable surgery in a timely manner in Ireland? Well, neither did I , until my friend Paul Byrne had his surgery. Here we discuss the ins and outs, the dos and don’ts of the EU Cross Border Directive.Believe me , you will not want to miss this.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX- a beautiful blend of premium grade botanicals with magnesium and B vitamins for stress relief, calm and a more restful sleep. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com
7/25/202356 minutes, 49 seconds
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Mary Harney #42

One of my favourite podcasts to date.  A wonderful conversation with former Tánaiste Mary Harney.  Mary spent 17 years in government and served as Tánaiste for no less than 9 years, became the first woman to lead a political party in Ireland and held many important ministerial portfolios.  She was also notably the longest serving female Government minister and TD in the state's history.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SKIN GLOW.Radiate Beauty from Within with fabÜ SKIN GLOWBased on the edible mushroom Reishi and blended with vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and zinc, fabÜ SKIN GLOW was developed to nourish your skin from the inside out and defy oxidative stress.  This supplement supports normal collagen formation, skin function, cell division and protects skin cells from oxidative stress using a range of potent ingredients.
7/18/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 2 seconds
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Prof. Nicola Ralph #41

Join consultant dermatologist, Prof. Nicola Ralph and myself as we talk about melanoma, how to actually protect your skin from sun damage, the best treatment for acne and rosacea , hair loss and thinning ,fungal infections, anti ageing  (or pro ageing!) treatments and a whole lot more! The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SKIN GLOW. Radiate Beauty from Within with fabÜ SKIN GLOWBased on the edible mushroom Reishi and blended with vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and zinc, fabÜ SKIN GLOW was developed to nourish your skin from the inside out and defy oxidative stress.  This supplement supports normal collagen formation, skin function, cell division and protects skin cells from oxidative stress using a range of potent ingredients.
7/11/20231 hour, 45 minutes, 48 seconds
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Lynn Mac - Psychic Medium & Healing Facilitator #40

This was a lovely conversation with Lynn Mac. She talks about her unique gifts, and how these have helped shape her life experience.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX- a beautiful blend of premium grade botanicals with magnesium and B vitamins for stress relief, calm and a more restful sleep. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com.
7/4/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 36 seconds
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Dr. Anne Doherty, anaesthetist, just like flying a plane # 39

Dr. Anne Doherty talks about the intricacies of her job.  I learned a lot in this podcast. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ. Radiate Beauty from Within with fabÜ SKIN GLOW Based on the edible mushroom Reishi and blended with vitamins, antioxidants, amino acids and zinc, fabÜ SKIN GLOW was developed to nourish your skin from the inside out and defy oxidative stress.  This supplement supports normal collagen formation, skin function, cell division and protects skin cells from oxidative stress using a range of potent ingredients. Revitalize Your Gut Health with fabÜ GUT CULTURE fabÜ SHROOMS GUT is a revolutionary gut supplement based on 8 billion scientifically proven, multi-strain live cultures, designed to nourish your stomach and rebalance your digestion. Carefully selected for their proven effectiveness, these live cultures have been blended with natural fibres, insulin, and the edible mushroom Chaga, to specifically target the enhancement of your natural gut bacteria and optimize your gut health. Enhance your Cognitive Abilities with fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN This powerful supplement harnesses the potent properties of Lion's Mane, an edible mushroom, combined with a unique blend of amino acids and vitamins. fabÜ FOCUS BRAIN is designed to optimize mental performance, promote healthy psychological function, and alleviate feelings of tiredness and fatigue. 
6/27/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 20 seconds
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Siobhan Murray - Psychotherapist & burnout strategist #38

Siobhan Murray discusses how we can support our physical, emotional, mental and social health to achieve a sense of overall wellbeing. Siobhan shares her unique life experiences as a neurodivergent person.  A perpetual "people pleaser", this led her to constantly push herself to prove her worth to others, ultimately resulting in burnout. This continued for 20 years, with burnout becoming a reoccurring throughout. To cope, she self-medicated with alcohol, thinking it was a way to destress. However, the reality was she was emotionally, physically, and mentally burnt out. In this podcast, she tells us how she finally broek this cycle and chose a different path.Siobhan has a wide range of qualifications - BSc (Coun and Psych), ProfDip. Transformational Coaching, Certified Personal Trainer, Dip. Mindfulness, Master Practitioner NLP and ProfDip Positive Health (RCSI Centre for Positive Health Sciences).Sponsored by Alter Ego a luxury Italian haircare brand distributed in Ireland by Kreative Salon Supplies.  Alter Ego haircare range has been re-designed and re-formulated using high-performing, sustainable ingredients to address the specific needs of the scalp, lengths and colour in keeping with the brand’s ‘Beauty & Kindness’ philosophy. The new range focuses on a natural, sustainable approach, with 90% of ingredients of natural origin and over 85% biodegradable ingredients used.   Alter Ego offer a range to suit every hair type: coloured, dry/damaged, blonde as well as specific scalp treatments to target common scalp issues.  Their new Alter Ego Densifying shampoo and lotion targets fragile, thinning hair using fermented oats and rice which provides a calming, soothing action as well as thickening the hair.  Use laura10 for 10% off the range on alteregoshop.ie
6/20/20232 hours, 52 seconds
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Fr Peter McVerry - a candid discussion and critique of government policy covering homelessness, drugs and criminal justice # 37

Fr Peter McVerry is social activist and a strong advocate for those who have no voice in society.  He is a critic of government policy on issues such as homelessness, drugs and criminal justice.He founded the Peter McVerry Trust over twenty years ago, which has progressed from a three-bedroom flat in Ballymun to becoming one of the country’s largest organisations responding to the issue of homelessness. By 2020, the charity was supporting over 7,800 individuals experiencing homelessness.Peter has written widely on issues relating to young homeless people such as accommodation, drugs, juvenile justice, the Gardaí, prisons and education.The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX- a beautiful blend of premium grade botanicals with magnesium and B vitamins for stress relief, calm and a more restful sleep. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com.
6/13/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 25 seconds
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Dr Vicky O’Dwyer - Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist #36

🤰 Dr Vicky O’Dwyer is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Rotunda Hospital.  ⚠️We discuss the limitations of abortion care in Ireland and what needs to change. 👩🏼‍⚕️We also discuss the high c-section and induction rate, episiotomies how risks associated with pregnancy and childbirth increase as we age. 🍄The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ  SHROOMS IMMUNE.  A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals, this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ . Available on www.fabuwellness.com and in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.#pregnancy #childbirth #baby #induction #csection #caesarean #termination #top  #obstetrician #gyne #gynaecologist #pharmacist
6/6/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 25 seconds
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Kathleen Chada, her heart-breaking story, told in her own words #35

A poignant, heart-breaking yet also inspirational story.  In her own words, Kathleen tells the story of her life before and after her two sons Eoghan, aged 10, and Ruairi, aged 5, were killed by their father ten years ago.The Laura Dowling Experience is also brought to you today by fabü SHROOMS MENO & PERI. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist, to support you though your perimenopause and menopause journey. This is a unique blend of Lion's mane mushroom with vitamins and minerals. Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to alleviate menopausal symptoms and brain fog. It is known as ‘Natures Nutrient of the Neurons’ on account of its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor. This was blended with chromium for metabolism and blood sugar regulation, vitamin D and K2 for bone health, vitamin B12 for psychological function, magnesium for tiredness and fatigue and B6 for hormonal regulation. Available on fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.
5/30/20231 hour, 55 minutes, 30 seconds
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Reality TV star and disability campaigner Paddy Smyth #34

This was a fun and light-hearted chat with reality TV star and disability campaigner Paddy Smyth.We talked about the challenges growing up in Ireland as  a young gay man with disabilities,  the evolution of his career, and the dating scene (even Grindr!),The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ  SHROOMS IMMUNE.  A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals, this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ . Available on www.fabuwellness.com and in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.
5/23/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 7 seconds
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Cancer care, novel drug treatments and the cost of cancer drugs with Prof. John Crown #033

Prof. John Crown is an oncologist who has spent his career advocating for better cancer care for patients. We discuss the history of cancer care in Ireland, novel drug treatments,  access to care and the cost of cancer drugs.We also chat about his extensive research in breast cancer, his time in the Senate , intermittent fasting and how becoming a father again in his late fifties has changed his perspective on life. This is a podcast for anyone who has an interest in cancer and cancer treatments. You are guaranteed to come away from this podcast full of information and education.  The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ  SHROOMS IMMUNE.  . A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ . Available on www.fabuwellness.com and in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.
5/16/20232 hours, 14 minutes, 45 seconds
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Women in STEM, academia, diversity, AI and the climate crisis with Trinity Provost, Dr. Linda Doyle #032

Dr. Linda Doyle is the first female provost of Trinity College Dublin. We spoke about women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the difficulties that women face rising up through the ranks of academia. We discussed the relevance of diversity in universities and why it is so important that people from all walks of life can access third and fourth level education. I asked Linda her thoughts on how artificial intelligence (AI), such as chat GPT, is impacting learning and teaching and how it will impact the future of university education. We also discussed how collaboration between the arts and sciences will help to solve the housing crisis and global climate crisis.  You will thoroughly enjoy this episode with this truly inspiring woman. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ  SHROOMS IMMUNE.  A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ . Available on www.fabuwellness.com and in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.
5/10/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 18 seconds
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Heroin, cocaine, steroids, other drugs of abuse and the addiction services with Dr. Denis O'Driscoll

Denis O'Driscoll is a pharmacist who worked in the addiction services in Ireland for over 22 years. In this episode we discuss the wide variety of drugs that people misuse. From heroin to codeine, steroids to cocaine and benzos to pregabalin- we discuss them all and the effects that they can have on the individuals that misuse them.We also ask what the legalisation of cannibis would look like,  if codeine should be prescription only and if pregabalin, aka coffin pills,  should be reclassified as a controlled drug. Are the addiction services in Ireland fit for purpose? Does the methadone program work? What improvements need to be made? How do we do this?The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ  SHROOMS IMMUNE.  . A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ . Available on www.fabuwellness.com and in pharmacies and health food stores nationwide.
5/2/20232 hours, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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Dr. Sarah Callaghan- loneliness, libido, weight gain and anxiety- help yourself through perimenopause and menopause. #030

Dr Sarah Callaghan is a GP specialising in women's health.  She is a wonderful doctor and a champion for women. Perimenopause and menopause is quite the sexy topic at the moment but we answer the questions you really want answered...Can women help the loneliness and anxiety that they feel? Will testosterone give women the libido of a teenage boy? What can be done about the anxiety and the seemingly inevitable weight gain?This is a podcast for anyone who has started or who is going through their perimenopause or menopause journey. It is for their partners, children, friends co- workers and anyone who wants to understand this topic a little better.  This podcast will empower you to seek help and it will reassure you that you are not alone.  The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by Boyne Valley Honey. Boyne Valley Honey is Ireland's Favourite Honey.   Whether it’s for pouring, spreading, cooking, baking or drizzling. Boyne Valley Honey is the perfect natural way to sweeten your day. Boyne Valley's range of Pure & Natural Honey, Raw, Irish Wildflower and world-renowned Manuka Honeys are available in stores across Ireland.The Laura Dowling Experience is also brought to you today by fabü SHROOMS MENO & PERI. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist, to support you though your perimenopause and menopause journey. This is a unique blend of Lion's mane mushroom with vitamins and minerals. Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to alleviate menopausal symptoms and brain fog. It is known as ‘Natures Nutrient of the Neurons’ on account of its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor. This was blended with chromium for metabolism and blood sugar regulation, vitamin D and K2 for bone health, vitamin B12 for psychological function, magnesium for tiredness and fatigue and B6 for hormonal regulation. Available on fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.
4/19/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 56 seconds
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Keith Walsh- ADHD, autism, mental health, drugs and childhood trauma.

Keith Walsh is a broadcaster, writer, actor and mental heath advocate. We discuss how he self medicated with drugs, alcohol, exercise and food restriction until a  diagnosis in his late forties of ADHD and autism.  We chat about his childhood trauma  his mental health struggles and advocacy and how he is ok with having no friends.This is a podcast for anyone who has ADHD or suspects that they or a loved one has ADHD. It is a podcast that shows you there is hope and light and love for us all. This is a podcast for anyone who is searching for something, but are unsure what that something is. Keith has an upcoming show, Kinda Mental on Saturday April 22nd 2023 in the Whale theatre in Greystones. You should check it out!The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by Boyne Valley Honey. Boyne Valley Honey is Ireland's Favourite Honey.   Whether it’s for pouring, spreading, cooking, baking or drizzling. Boyne Valley Honey is the perfect natural way to sweeten your day. Boyne Valley's range of Pure & Natural Honey, Raw, Irish Wildflower and world-renowned Manuka Honeys are available in stores across Ireland. The Laura Dowling Experience is also brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX. A unique formulation of premium grade botanicals- ashwagandha, L-theanine from green tea, chamomile and melissa. These were blended together with magnesium and B vitamins for a less stressful day and a more restful sleep. Non-sedating and non-addictive. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.
4/11/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 25 seconds
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Sarah Sproule- sex, masturbation, genitals and consent- how the hell do we talk to our kids about these topics?

Sarah is a sex educator who helps parents to navigate the unknown road of speaking to our children about sensitive topics such as sex, masturbation, homosexuality and consent. This episode is jam packed full of information and you will come away from it feeling empowered, educated and confident as a parent. The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by Boyne Valley Honey. Boyne Valley Honey is Ireland's Favourite Honey.   Whether it’s for pouring, spreading, cooking, baking or drizzling. Boyne Valley Honey is the perfect natural way to sweeten your day. Boyne Valley's range of Pure & Natural Honey, Raw, Irish Wildflower and world-renowned Manuka Honeys are available in stores across Ireland. The Laura Dowling Experience is also brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX. A unique formulation of premium grade botanicals- ashwagandha, L-theanine from green tea, chamomile and melissa. These were blended together with magnesium and B vitamins for a less stressful day and a more restful sleep. Non-sedating and non-addictive. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.Episode timestamps:00:03:05 – tell me about yourself00:06:23 – age appropriateness00:16:06 – what to tell children about touching their genitalia 00:24:33 – steps to parenting starting at the newborn stage00:44:29 – how to talk about periods00:50:51 - porn 01:04:36 - consent01:21:21 - boys01:29:26 – how to talk about homosexuality01:35:11 – how to talk to kids that are neurodivergent/ autistic01:39:60 – how to deal with a partner who has different views on how open you should be with your children01:41:46- masturbation01:50:56 – alcohol/drugs and consent01:59:10 – advice for a young person02:00:30 – meaning of life?  
4/4/20232 hours, 2 minutes, 51 seconds
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Claire Fullam- alcoholism, hairloss, building a business, and finding peace. Episode #027

Claire Fullham is a Trichologist, a mum, a wife and owner of leading online Trichology clinic ‘Trua’.We discussed her journey with alcoholism and how losing her hair completely changed her life and made her start her own business dedicated to hair loss and hair health.This is a very open and honest chat about alcoholism and how easily it can creep into and take over our lives. Claire is an inspiring, funny and clever woman. This podcast inspires hope and reassures us that there is light at the end of the darkest of tunnels. The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by Boyne Valley Honey. Boyne Valley Honey is Ireland's Favourite Honey.   Whether it’s for pouring, spreading, cooking, baking or drizzling. Boyne Valley Honey is the perfect natural way to sweeten your day. Boyne Valley's range of Pure & Natural Honey, Raw, Irish Wildflower and world-renowned Manuka Honeys are available in stores across Ireland. The Laura Dowling experience is also sponsored by fabü SHROOMS IMMUNE. A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C, Vitamin D, copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/. Available at www.fabuwellness.com and   pharmacies and healthfoor stores nationwide.  
3/28/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 46 seconds
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Prof. Jack Lambert - are we doing enough for long covid and lymes patients?

Prof. Jack Lambert is a distinguished Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Mater and Clinical Professor at the UCD School of Medicine.  We discuss why he thinks we are failing long covid patients,  the treatment plans that should be easily accessible to all patients but which are not and the reasons behind the closure of his public long covid clinic. We also discussed his extensive on Lymes , HIV and Hepatitis over the last 20 years.This is a doctor who is not afraid to speak his mind. You will not want to miss this episode!The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you today by Boyne Valley Honey. Boyne Valley Honey is Ireland's Favourite Honey.   Whether its for pouring, spreading, cooking, baking or drizzling. Boyne Valley Honey is the perfect natural way to sweeten your day. Boyne Valley's range of Pure & Natural Honey, Raw, Irish Wildflower and world-renowned Manuka Honeys are available in stores across Ireland.The Laura Dowling experience is also sponsored by fabü SHROOMS IMMUNE.  . A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Cordyceps and chaga mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine for overall health and wellbeing and immune support.  Blended with premium grade vitamins and minerals this is a really special product.  Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ 
3/21/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 53 seconds
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Clelia Murphy- weight, menopause, vaginas, acting, the casting couch and women supporting women

Are older actresses having their moment in the spotlight or is acting a young woman's game? How does the menopause affect us in ways we could never have imagined? How can we learn to love our bodies regardless of their size? How can women support women and by default support the entire tribe.  Irish actor Clelia Murphy and I have a wonderful conversation about all of the above and more.  Clelia is so open, honest and absolutely hilarious. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you today by Boyne Valley Irish Wildflower Honey.  This honey is premium, small batch honey sourced directly from Irish beekeepers.   Harvested from Irish bees who gather their pollen & nectar from native Irish wildflowers.  It’s perfect for sweetening hot & cold drinks, drizzling over porridge, overnight oats or your favourite yogurt . You can pick up Boyne Valley Irish Wildflower Honey in your local Dunnes & SuperValu stores. The Laura Dowling Experience is also brought to you today by fabü SHROOMS MENO & PERI. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist, to support you though your perimenopause and menopause journey. This is a unique blend of Lion's mane mushroom with vitamins and minerals. Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to alleviate menopausal symptoms and brain fog. It is known as ‘Natures Nutrient of the Neurons’ on account of its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor. This was blended with chromium for metabolism and blood sugar regulation, vitamin D and K2 for bone health, vitamin B12 for psychological function, magnesium for tiredness and fatigue and B6 for hormonal regulation. Available on fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.
3/14/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 11 seconds
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Aoife Harvey, Physiotherapist. Women need to love their vaginas!

Why do women not know what their vaginas look or feel like? What happens to our vaginas after sex, childbirth and menopause? Is it normal to leak? How can we improve our pelvic floor? Can we tighten our vagina?.... Do we need to? Aoife Harvey is chartered physiotherapist who specialises in pelvic floor health. We go DEEP into vagina talk and discuss it all- the good, the bad and beautiful.  The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI- a beautiful blend of Lion's Mane mushroom, vitamins and minerals. Formulated and developed by me. 👩‍🔬I formulated fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI after years of listening to women who came into the pharmacy day after day, year after year, looking for support on their journey though perimenopause and menopause.  🍄 Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to alleviate menopausal symptoms and brain fog. It is known as ‘Natures Nutrient of the Neurons’ on account of its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor. 👩‍🔬I blended this with chromium for metabolism and blood sugar regulation, vitamin D and K2 for bone health, vitamin B12 for psychological function, magnesium for tiredness and fatigue and B6 for hormonal regulation. ⏰ It took me YEARS to perfect this formulation but I am so glad that I took my time. She’s a beauty 💊 Take 2 capsules daily, with a meal, to support your journey through perimenopause & menopause. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide 🍄💙💛🌿
3/7/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 36 seconds
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Liz and Nikki Dwyer - Boobs, botox, tweakments, vaginas and the Future of Beauty. #024

Well this is a treat of a pod! Liz and Nikki Dwyer and I talk tweakments , boobs, Botox , vaginas and The Future of Beauty. How do we  find the correct information  and why is it so important to research any doctor or clinic before letting them near your face or body? No stone was left unturned and these ladies DO NOT hold back! They have also agreed to give away 50 free tickets to the @futurebeautyshow - just tag & share.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by @futurebeautyshow . Your one stop shop for tweakments, treatments and how to grow old gracefully. On in the RDS, Dublin 25th and 26th march 2023. The Laura Dowling Experience is also brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX from @fabuwellness. A unique formulation of premium grade botanicals- ashwagandha, L-theanine fro😋m green tea, chamomile and melissa. These were blended together with magnesium and B vitamins for a less stressful day and a more restful sleep. Non-sedating and non-addictive. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.
2/28/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 54 seconds
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Pat Kane-can we all live more sustainable lives? Episode #023

Pat Kane, founder and CEO of Reuzi , chats with me about the path that took her from Rio de Janeiro to Panama and eventually Dublin and how the birth of her first child forced  her to reconsider what is important in life. We discuss how we can all make small but important changes everyday to live more sustainably. This is a thought provoking  podcast and suitable for all the family!The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI- a beautiful blend of Lion's Mane mushroom, vitamins and minerals. Formulated and developed by me,  Laura Dowling, aka Fabulous Pharmacist. 👩‍🔬I formulated fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI  after years of listening to women who came into the pharmacy day after day, year after year,  looking for support on their journey though perimenopause and menopause.  🍄 Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to alleviate menopausal symptoms and brain fog. It is known as ‘Natures Nutrient of the Neurons’ on account of its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor. 👩‍🔬I blended this with chromium for metabolism and blood sugar regulation, vitamin D and K2 for bone health, vitamin B12 for psychological function, magnesium for tiredness and fatigue and B6 for hormonal regulation. ⏰ It took me YEARS to perfect this formulation but I am so glad that I took my time. She’s a beauty 💊 Take 2 capsules daily, with a meal, to support your journey through perimenopause & menopause. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide 🍄💙💛🌿 
2/21/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 2 seconds
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Dr. Bronagh Keane- dental tourism, Turkey teeth and the cost of dental treatment in Ireland.

Dr. Bronagh Keane aka Ireland's Tooth Fairy and I have a frank and open discussion about dental tourism and the phenomenon that is 'Turkey Teeth'. We also chat about  why dental  treatment costs so much in Ireland,  why many dentists are opting out of state-funded medical card care, braces, invisalign and how we can all take better care of our teeth. This is a podcast that everyone will enjoy.The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI- a beautiful blend of Lion's Mane mushroom, vitamins and minerals. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, aka Fabulous Pharmacist. 👩‍🔬I formulated fabÜ SHROOMS MENO & PERI  after years of listening to women who came into the pharmacy day after day, year after year,  looking for support on their journey though perimenopause and menopause.  🍄 Lion’s Mane mushroom has been used for thousands of years in Traditional Chinese Medicine to alleviate menopausal symptoms and brain fog. It is known as ‘natures nutrient of the neurons’ on account of its ability to stimulate nerve growth factor. 👩‍🔬I blended this with chromium for metabolism and blood sugar regulation, vitamin D and K2 for bone health, vitamin B12 for psychological function, magnesium for tiredness and fatigue and B6 for hormonal regulation. ⏰ It took me YEARS to perfect this formulation but I am so glad that I took my time. She’s a beauty 💊 Take 2 capsules daily, with a meal, to support your journey through perimenopause & menopause. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies & health food stores nationwide 🍄💙💛🌿 
2/14/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 11 seconds
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Dr. James Mulvany- ADHD, neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral disorders in children

Dr James is an Irish general paediatrician working in a community practice setting in Melbourne, Australia. He has a specialist interest in neurodevelopmental and behavioural disorders in children and teenagers. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)ADHD is a common yet complex neurodevelopmental disorder affecting up to 5% of the population. Despite its high prevalence it remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. The characteristic and more commonly recognised core features include inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.  More broadly ADHD impairs what are known as executive function skills including emotional regulation capacity, planning and organisation, time management, goal setting, prioritising and initiating tasks, and self-control.  Causes are multifactorial, however, there is a strong genetic component and it can affect multiple individuals in the same family.  Bad parenting does not cause ADHD but parenting a child with ADHD can be extremely challenging!ADHD can have a substantial negative impact on academic achievement, interpersonal relationships, confidence, self-esteem, and overall performance in social, workplace and educational settings.   ADHD commonly coexists with other conditions including anxiety, depression oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder.  Although the long-term impact of untreated or poorly managed ADHD can be severe many people with ADHD live very successful and fulfilling lives. Thankfully highly effective and well tolerated treatments are available which generally includes a combination of medication and behavioural therapies.  The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX. A unique formulation of premium grade botanicals- ashwagandha, L-theanine from green tea, chamomile and melissa. These were blended together with magnesium and B vitamins for a less stressful day and a more restful sleep. Non-sedating and non-addictive. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com. Available on www.fabuwellness.com and pharmacies and healthfood stores nationwide.  Helpful resources can be found at;  Helping children and teens with ADHD:https://raisingchildren.net.au/school-age/behaviour/adhd/managing-adhd-5-11-years https://raisingchildren.net.au/teens/behaviour/adhd/managing-adhd-12-18-years https://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/fact_sheets/ADHD_ways_to_help_children_at_school_and_home/ https://www.additudemag.com/what-is-adhd-symptoms-hidden-parents-educators/ Evidence based ADHD resources:https://www.adhdaustralia.org.au https://www.additudemag.comhttps://chadd.org/  Parenting strategies and support:https://www.triplep-parenting.net.au https://www.123magic.com  Dr James consults at:https://www.pandionhealth.com.au/ https://bhckids.com.au/  
2/7/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 57 seconds
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Siobhan O'Hagan- body image, diet, exercise and finding joy. Episode #020

Live your best life and feck the haters! Siobhan o’Hagan is a personal trainer, online coach and fitness influencer from Dublin. She has lived an unconventional life travelling the world but is has now settled in London to focus on her career and online coaching business. We talk about her travels and living in Bali, body positivity and acceptance, diet and nutrition, exercise and what it means  to be happy.  The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE. A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the amazing reviews and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/  
1/31/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 12 seconds
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Prof. Afif El-Khuffash- Babies, Breastfeeding and Art. Episode #019

Dr Afif  EL-Khuffash  is a Consultant Neonatologist Paediatrician and lactation consultant at the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He is also an accomplished artist. We discuss his career as  a neonatologist and his venture into painting. We also discuss the marathon sport that is breastfeeding and  how the women of Ireland need more support with their breastfeeding journeys. This was a beautiful conversation. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE. A unique blend of Cordyceps and Chaga mushrooms with Vitamin C , Vitamin D , copper and zinc to support your immune system, and energy levels. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Read the reviews on and find out more information on  https://fabuwellness.com/ Podcast Episode Timestamps00:01:14 – Early education and interest in medicine00:06:19 – Similarities between Ireland and the Arab world00:18:30 – religion and beliefs00:26:55 – getting into neonocology00:40:00 – all things breast feeding 00:75:25 – c-section and breastfeeding00:85:55 – breastfeeding and medications00:96:50 – artwork 00:108:55 – weaning children00:111:38 – advice to young people00:113:09 – what is the meaning of life?
1/24/20231 hour, 54 minutes, 56 seconds
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James Mac- a life with Tourettes, drag, creativity and make up. Episode #018

James Mac is an incredibly talented makeup and drag artist who appeared on the Netflix series GlOWUP UK. This is a conversation about his journey living with Tourette’s, finding his true calling in life, coming out in rural Ireland, and his overnight TV success. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabÜ R&R RELAX- a beautiful blend of premium grade botanicals with magnesium and B vitamins for stress relief, calm and a more restful sleep. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, fabulous pharmacist. Read the reviews on www.fabuwellness.com. Episode timestamps:00:01:29 – Intro00:03:24 – Early life,  finding his artistry and interest in makeup00:14:34 – Crossdressing, drag and coming out in rural Ireland 00:20:14 – What is drag?00:26:12 – Glow UP and James’ career after the show 00:30:04 – Living with Tourette’s 00:52:14 – Burning Out00:54:39 – Social Media 00:59:29 – Life after Glow Up01:04:09 – ‘Coming Out’ in Rural Ireland 01:20:54 – World Aids Day & the HIV Stigma01:30:24 – Advice for young people01:32:24 – Meaning of Life 
1/17/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 22 seconds
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Prof. Kingston Mills: Immunology, preventing alzheimer's, vaccines for cancer & HIV and athletics Episode #017

Prof. Kingston Mills is a Professor of Experimental Immunology at Trinity College Dublin. He became a household name during the pandemic by keeping us all informed, and he used his vast knowledge, professional expertise, and sound judgement to full effect. We discuss his athletics and science careers, the ongoing battle to prevent alzheimer's disease, as well as the evolving vaccines for cancer and HIV. We also discuss his views on covid, and whether there are other infectious disease or threats looming…  This is such an interesting conversation and one for all the family! The Laura Dowling Experience is brought to today by fabÜ SHROOMS IMMUNE. A unique formulation of cordyceps and chaga mushrooms blended with vitamins C, vitamin D, copper and zinc. To support your immune system and energy levels. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.  Check out www.fabuwellness.com for more information and reviews.Here are the time stamps for this podcast episode:00:00:45 - intro00:01:45 - early life, athletics and science career 00:09:04- immunology 00:10:10- exercise00:14:10 -covid00:27:40- antibiotics and vaccines00:33:33- vaccines for cancer, Alzheimer’s and other diseases00:41:30- covid lifting00:43:43- are there any viral threats in the future?45:45- new drugs and immunology00:47:48- exercise, sports and health00: 54: 10- advice to young people and what’s the meaning of life?01:00: 04- will online learning make lecture theatres a thing of the past.   
1/10/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 41 seconds
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Clare McKenna- Leaning into your health and wellness. Episode #016

Is it possible to un-learn ingrained bad habits when it comes to our relationship with our body, diet and exercise? Broadcaster Clare McKenna discusses her life-long health and wellness journey.  We delve into how her broadcasting career and qualification as a health coach has given her a much deeper understanding of her relationship with food, exercise and what joy actually means. Available anywhere you get your podcasts, full video available on Youtube. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.
1/3/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 57 seconds
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Hysterical, hormonal women and the menopause with Dr. Caoimhe Hartley. Episode #15

How and why  has women's health been ignored for so many years? What is the menopause? Should HRT be taken by us all until the day we die? What is HRT? Can breast cancer survivors use HRT? Can it prevent alzheimers? What can we do to help ourselves and other women through menopause?Dr. Caoimhe Hartley is a GP and Menopause and Women's Health Specialist. Dr. Caoimhe and I delve deep into this topic. We answer all your questions. You will finish this episode with a better understanding of the many issues women face as they age . This is for women, their partners anyone who loves them!Available anywhere you get your podcasts, full video available on Youtube. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.
12/20/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 14 seconds
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Exploration of life and diversity with Jack Kavanagh. Episode #014

Jack Kavanagh and I discuss the accident that changed his life forever and the grief, love , hope , knowledge and diversity that it brings.This is a podcast for anyone who thinks that they are not enough. This is a podcast about the importance of challenging the status quo, embracing life and living it to the full. Available anywhere you get your podcasts, full video available on Youtube. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information
12/13/20222 hours, 11 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Male Health Episode with Dr. Phil Kieran #013

Brought to you due to popular demand-  it’s the Male Health Episode!!If you are a man, or like me, have a man or many men in your life, you need  to listen to this!Dr. Phil Kieran, a GP from Cork,  and I discuss it all- Erectile dysfunction,  hairloss, fertility, the male menopause,  testosterone replacement therapy, mental health,  grief, suicide and much more. Available anywhere you get your podcasts, full video available on Youtube. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information 
12/6/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 50 seconds
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The underrepresentation of teenage girls and women in sport with Physical Therapist, Margaret Walsh. Episode #012

Only 7% of girls in Ireland between the ages of 14 & 15 years of age are reaching their physical activity requirements as set by the WHO … and it drops to less than 5 % as girls reach  16-20 years.These stats both confuse and anger me in equal measure. WHY do we allow this to happen? @margaretwalsh_physicaltherapy and I discuss teenage girls, hormonal cycles and how so many factors culminate in the underrepresentation of women in sport. Available anywhere you get your podcasts, full video available on Youtube. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information#girls #teens #teenagegirls #periods #sport
11/22/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 57 seconds
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Illicit drugs for mental health, legalisation of cannabis, anxiety and big pharma with fellow Pharmacist Mark Jordan. Episode #011

I am absolutely BUZZING to bring to this episode of The Laura Dowling Experience. Myself and fellow pharmacist, Mark Jordan lay it bare about a whole range of topics that I know will interest many of you.We discuss the role of MDMA and psilocybin in the treatment of mental health disorders, the legalisation of cannabis, microdosing,  big pharma, living with anxiety, how we feel about the pharmacy sector and profession and so much more. This is an episode worth saving. Available anywhere you get your podcasts, full video available on Youtube.The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacytechnician #bigpharma #mentalhealth #anxiety #depression #happiness #career #podcast #thoughtprovoking 
11/15/20221 hour, 57 minutes, 13 seconds
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The comedy circuit, flaming red pubes and losing your virginity in a mobile home with Comedian Emma Doran. Episode #010

Comedian Emma Doran and had some craic with this pod!Talking all things comedy circuit, teenage pregnancy and flaming red pubes. Definitely worth a listen.The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information
11/8/20221 hour, 44 minutes, 39 seconds
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Separation and divorce with family law solicitor Hilary O'Connor. Episode #009

When I announced that I was speaking to a family law solicitor my question box was INUNDATED with queries. In this podcast Hilary O'Connor and I attempt to answer all your questions about how to wade through the murky waters of separation and divorce. We discuss timelines, mediation, communication breakdown, finances, child access, maintenance, the splitting of assets, pensions, co-habitants and what the introduction of a new partner can mean. This is a podcast for men and women going through or thinking of separation and divorce. Hilary has a no-nonsense attitude and explains the details in a candid and refreshing yet empathetic way. Available anywhere you get your podcasts and full video on YouTube. The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by @fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information 
11/1/20221 hour, 53 minutes, 55 seconds
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Life, death, love and re-writing your script with Tara Rafter. Episode #008

Tara Rafter is a life coach and one of the most beautiful souls that I have ever met. We talk about life and death, hope and happiness, domestic abuse and alcoholism, believing in yourself and why EVERY inch counts. Tara had me laughing AND crying on this pod. This is one for anyone who has ever doubted their own strength. Enjoy!The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist.Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.   
10/25/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 3 seconds
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Functional medicine, trauma and healing with Dr. Fionnula Mc Hale. Episode #007

Dr. Fionnula Mc Hale is a medical doctor who specialises in functional medicine. We discuss nutrition, health, mental health, psychiatric care, exercise, weight lifting and only fans. Fionnula is a beautiful human both inside and out. I know that this open and honest conversation will help a lot of people.  Please note that there are references to child abuse, self-harm and suicide throughout this podcast The Laura Dowling experience is brought to you by fabuwellness- nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.  
10/18/20221 hour, 59 minutes, 9 seconds
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Cosmetic & medical dermatology and freezing your eggs with Professor Caitriona Ryan. Episode #006

Botox, fillers, psoriasis, lichens sclerosis, eczema, acne and the work-life balance of women in medicine. Professor Caitriona Ryan and I discuss it all and have some laughs while we do. The Laura Dowling experience is sponsored by EMSELLA by BTL Aesthetics: Say YES to intimate wellness. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/ for more information.The Laura Dowling experience  is brought to you by fabuwellness- nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information. 
10/4/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 50 seconds
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Social deprivation, punishment and the Irish Prison Service with the former Governor of Mountjoy Prison John Lonergan. Episode #005

John Lonergan is the former Governor of Mountjoy Prison and worked in the Irish prison service for 42 years before his retirement in 2010. This podcast discusses crime, social and economic deprivation, addiction, education (or lack thereof), those impressionable teenage years and how just one bad decision can mean a prison sentence. Is our current prison system fit-for purpose and is punishment the answer? The Laura Dowling experience is sponsored by EMSCULPT NEO by BTL Aesthetics: Would you like to burn 30% fat and build 25% muscle? Check out FDA approved EMSCULPT NEO by BTL. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/ for moreinformation. The Laura Dowling experience is also brought to you by fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.
9/27/20221 hour, 44 minutes, 59 seconds
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Prolapse, incontinence, sexual dysfunction and vaginoplasty with Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist Dr. Gerry Agnew. Episode #004

Today I speak with Dr. Gerry Agnew, a Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist who specialises in urogynaecology. We discuss all those issues that you were too embarrassed to talk about, even with your best friends- prolapse, urinary incontinence (leakage), sexual dysfunction, vaginoplasty and everything in-between. Dr. Gerry takes the stigma out of the female anatomy and addresses ALL your concerns.The Laura Dowling experience is sponsored by EMSELLA by BTL Aesthetics: Say NO to incontinence. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/ for more information.The Laura Dowling experience  is brought to you by fabuwellness- nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.  . 
9/20/202257 minutes, 16 seconds
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Weight, weight loss and obesity with Dr. Mick Crotty - Episode #003

Dr. Mick Crotty runs the clinic www.mybestweight.ie. He is a GP with a specialist interest in weight management, obesity and bariatric medicine. Today we delve deep into the weight and obesity conversation. We discuss why people are overweight or obese (the reasons will surprise you) and the care that they can receive. We also discuss our inbuilt bias towards people who live in bigger bodies. THIS is a must-listen! The Laura Dowling experience is sponsored by EMSCULPT NEO by BTL Aesthetics: Would you like to burn 30% fat and build 25% muscle? Check out FDA approved EMSCULPT NEO by BTL. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/ for moreinformation. The Laura Dowling experience is also brought to you by fabuwellness - nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information. 
9/13/20222 hours, 30 minutes, 13 seconds
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Sexual intimacy & therapy with Grace Alice O'Shea - Episode #002

Grace Alice O’Shea is an Intimacy and sex specialist. This is such an open and honest conversation about sex, shame, masturbation, intimacy, libido and desire. We answer ALL your burning questions. The Laura Dowling experience is sponsored by EMSELLA by BTL Aesthetics: Say YES to intimate wellness. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/ for more information. The Laura Dowling experience  is brought to you by fabuwellness- nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information.  
9/5/20221 hour, 48 minutes, 25 seconds
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Healing & hope after trauma & substance abuse with Kevin Murnane - Episode #001

Kevin Murnane is a Makeup Designer, Actor and Film Maker. He can rock a pink suit like no one else. He is Laura's GBFF and today they talk trauma, hope, survival and love. Explicit content throughout. The Laura Dowling Experience is sponsored by EMSCULPT NEO . Strong is the new sexy. Empower yourself, be confident. With BTL's EMSCULPT NEO. Visit https://btlaesthetics.com/  for more information.The Laura Dowling experience  is brought to you by fabuwellness- nutritional supplements that merge the power of nature with the precision of science. Formulated and developed by Laura Dowling, Fabulous Pharmacist. Visit https://fabuwellness.com/ for more information. 
8/23/20222 hours, 24 minutes, 57 seconds