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Mandy Rother Interviewed on her Functional Medicine Approach

DeliveryRank chats with Mandy Rother, a functional registered dietitian and PMDD Warrior dedicated to helping menstruators achieve peaceful periods and balanced moods. With a comprehensive holistic approach, Mandy empowers individuals to live out their purpose all month long. Drawing from her own journey, Mandy went from rock-bottom to embracing her cycle with open arms. Now, she combines her data-driven process and trauma-informed approach with compassionate coaching to help others do the same.

Catch the interview below.

Mandy, the philosophy of Reveal Functional Nutrition emphasizes a whole-person approach to uncovering the root causes of health issues. Can you share some success stories or transformative moments where this approach has significantly impacted the lives of your clients?

Many of the clients that come to us have literally tried it all.

They’ve often been to multiple doctors, been in therapy for years, have tried dozens of supplements and diets, and have even...

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Connecting the Dots: Histamine, PMDD, and Finding Lasting Relief through Functional Nutrition

If you’ve been exploring PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) for a while, you’ve probably seen conversations about histamine intolerance being a potential root cause of PMDD or PME (Premenstrual Exacerbation). Understanding the connection between histamine and PMDD can help you make sense of the core issues driving your symptoms. From there, you can arrive at a targeted plan for relief. 

Of course, when you first learn about this connection, it can seem daunting. And because PMDD is such a complex condition, it’s natural to assume it requires a complex solution.

Yet I know firsthand it’s possible to get lasting relief from PMDD. In my case, I went from debilitating symptoms to welcoming my cycle each month.

But I didn’t find relief through one-size-fits-all solutions or super restrictive diets. Using a comprehensive functional medicine approach, I got clear on the unique root causes of my symptoms and restored balance in my body. 

Now my...

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How to Navigate Relationships with Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

[Trigger Warning: Article makes mention of mental health crises and suicidal ideation.]

Relationships are hard. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) makes them harder.
You have the best intentions to do it differently this cycle yet somehow, every cycle, you feel UNHINGED. No matter how hard you try, you unleash the luteal beast every damn month.
Or perhaps it's the swirling existential questions like:
  • Is this person right for me?
  • Do I even deserve them?
  • Should we get divorced?
If PMDD is creating pain and turmoil in your partnership, read on for how to communicate effectively all month long so you feel more understood and your partner feels less attacked.

Why does PMDD create conflict in relationships, especially with my partner?

With PMDD, it's common to feel like one person the first half of your cycle and a completely different person the second half. 
Let's start by connecting the dots between what's...
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Celebrating 3 Years Creating Waves in the PMDD Community

Opening the Doors to a Global Coaching Practice for Mental and Menstrual Health


In August, our team celebrated 3 years since opening our doors.


We set out with a lofty mission:

To help thousands of menstruators free themselves from the debilitating mood and menstrual symptoms so that that they can live out their purpose.


Correction: We actually didn't pause to celebrate back in August. We kept on forging ahead... to keep evolving, researching, and refining our methods to continue helping more people... better and faster.  So now, in the New Year, we're taking a moment to pause, reflect, and celebrate how far we've come and where we're going next.


How the PMDD Revealed Program Came to Be

3 years ago, I had this crazy idea that I could help people suffering from debilitating mood and menstrual symptoms with a functional medicine and nutrition approach.

At the time, there were very few people in the world doing this. I honestly had the thought, "Maybe...

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PMDD & HSP: Is there a connection between Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and Being a Highly Sensitive Person?

Do you ever feel too sensitive for the world?

Yep, me too. Let’s talk about it.

I have a history of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and work with people with PMDD every day, all day. I observe time and time again that folks with PMDD are often highly sensitive and highly empathetic. Sometimes they’re also very intuitive and creative.

Some identify as HSPs (highly sensitive person), neurodivergent, or have a diagnosis of ADHD or ASD.

And it’s not just observation on my part. There’s been a lot of buzz on the topic of PMDD, autism, neurodivergence, ADHD, and sensory processing. In my small corner of the Internet, it feels like everyone is talking about this article, which states that PMDD disproportionately affects people with ADHD and autism, at a rate of 46% and 92% respectively. 

The International Association of Premenstrual Disorders put out this statement commenting on the article as well. You can read it here. The consensus? As...

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PMDD Holiday Survival Guide (or any event during your luteal phase)

If you have PMDD, you're probably used to looking ahead at your calendar to see where an event or obligation falls within your cycle.
When do upcoming events fall within your menstrual cycle? You may have already looked, or perhaps you're opening up your cycle app right now thinking, "Oh sh*t...". This may be especially true if you experience symptoms during your luteal phase (the second half of your cycle between ovulation and your bleed). 
Fear not, my dear friend! You're not alone in that. With a plan and some key strategies, it is possible to not only survive but actually enjoy whatever is coming up on your calendar.
If you're feeling at all nervous about how you'll "handle" an upcoming event or obligation, follow these steps to create more safety in your body, and ultimately, within your cycle.

Plan & Cope ahead.

Whenever you're anticipating a stressful situation or recognizing that an event is occurring during a time of your cycle...
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Do I really need a multivitamin for PMDD?

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When I say the word "supplement", what comes to mind? 

  • Did it conjure up images of life-saving little capsules that you can't live without?
  • Or did you start picturing the pile of bottles that you've tossed aside because they didn't make a difference? ‍

If you raised your hand at the latter, you're not alone. 

Many of my clients come to me with a laundry list of all the supplements that they're taking or that they've tried before. Often times, if one thing doesn't work, they'll add another. Then another. Then another. 

Before they know it, they're taking anywhere from five to twenty supplements and still SUFFERING. 

If this is you, it's not your fault.

The supplement industry is confusing with conflicting information at every corner. 

I'm a registered dietitian but my undergraduate education had ZERO hours of training on supplements. ZERO. Same goes for doctors too, by the way. Wild, right?

That's why I've invested...

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Do you have "Post-menstrual HUSTLE Syndrome?"

How many days per month do you lose to PMDD?

Chances are, you’ve already calculated the percentage of your life that you lose to PMDD. 


But what you may not know is that almost every single person I talk to who experiences PMDD also suffers from what I call “Post-menstrual Hustle Syndrome.” 


What’s that, you ask?  It’s a term I made up because after losing so many days, you likely do the following as a result:

  • Make up for the shame and guilt of what just happened by hustling for your worthiness (as Brene Brown would put it). 
  • Make up for lost time by getting as much done as possible before the next “storm hits.”
  • Make amends and repair damaged relationships, hoping they’ll stick around… although you’re starting to doubt why they would. 


Oof. It’s exhausting, isn’t it?

But I promise you there’s a different way. 


Limits, Not Limitations


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Podcast Episode: Keeping Balance ~ All About PMDD

All about PMDD with Mandy Rother

Courntey and Mandy cover all the bases in this "All about PMDD" episode.


We cover:

  • What's the difference between PMS and PMDD?
  • What causes PMDD?

  •  How to tell the difference between symptoms and reality?

  • PMDD + neurodivergence, histamine intolerance, and more

  • How to approach your practitioner when getting evaluated for PMDD

  • Foundational steps to take when treating PMDD

  • PMDD during the postpartum period


Catch the episode here.


What others are saying about the episode: "That podcast episode fell into my lap the other day and I honestly have NEVER been filled with such a hope about my future living with PMDD - for me AND my family. I felt at once seen, validated, excited, and overwhelmingly hopeful...something I haven't felt, in regards to PMDD, well...ever! Within the first 20 minutes, I knew I had to reach out to you to see if you could recommend someone in my city and about lost my mind when I later found...

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Podcast Episode: Flow State Podcast ~ Histamine & PMDD

What even is histamine and what do allergies have to do with PMDD?

"Functional dietitian expert Mandy Rother, RDN, LDN sits down with us again to talk about some histamine issues – its role in PMS or PMDD and so much more!"

We cover:

  • What is histamine?
  • What role do histamines have in PMS or PMDD?
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Are histamines the root of PMS or PMDD for everyone?
  • Distinguish between histamine intolerance & Mast Cell Activation
  • What’s the connection between gut health and histamine intolerance?
  • What role do genetics play when it comes to PMDD?
  • How can we use genetics as a tool to support treatment of PMDD?

Catch the episode here.

Is this you? Interested in a functional approach to PMDD? Schedule a chat here


*All information on this site is general information and education only and is not meant to be personal medical advice or a substitute for a medical evaluation.

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