Archive | June, 2018


Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue or Perimenopause?

If you’re reading this blog, chances are that you can relate to at least one of these three conditions: PMS, Menopause, and Adrenal Fatigue. Yeah, I know hormone blogs are a dime a dozen these days.  So what? Maybe you’ve come to accept that the symptoms you have are just a fact of life and that you just have to live with them. Or hopefully, like me, you’re someone who needs to understand why you feel this way, and you’re going to read everything you can possibly find on the subject until you have a light bulb moment and finally understand how your body works!  Aha! Maybe this will be the blog that will help you connect some dots. Then, only when we can understand how these hormones work, we can find solutions to the conditions that trouble us.

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Essentially You Podcast 025: Is Coffee Bad For Your Adrenal Health with Dr. Mariza

#25: Is Coffee Bad For Your Adrenal Health with Dr. Mariza

Recently I have been hearing a lot about a controversial subject in women’s health. The question that everyone’s asking me is, ‘is coffee bad for your adrenal health?’. There seems to be a new study every day villainizing our coffee habit, yet we still hear that coffee can be beneficial for many of our bodily functions. Today I am here to set the record straight about coffee and how it is affecting you.

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Sleeping for Your Hormones Part Two - The Solution for Your Hormones

How to Balance Your Hormones to Sleep Better (Part Two)

The relationship between sleep and hormones is a complex one.  When hormone levels are off, they can cause problems with sleep, which can cause more problems with hormone levels.  It’s so important that you take the time now to assess what is causing your issues with sleep and to tweak your schedule a bit, making time for a few of the suggestions self-care routines mentioned above.  With a few changes and reducing your stress levels, you could be getting a better night’s sleep, restoring your natural hormone levels, having more energy, and maintaining or adjusting your weight to its optimal range.

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Sleeping for Your Hormones Part One - The Hormones Behind the Issue

Are Your Hormones Affecting Your Sleep? (Part 1)

Do you wake up feeling like you’ve never slept? Are you tired but wired every morning by the time you leave the house?  Do you feel too busy to sleep or find yourself saying things like “Sleep is overrated!” or “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” or “I just don’t need that much sleep”? Are you exhausted at night but unable to shut down the mental chatter and relax enough to sleep?

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Essentially You Podcast 024: How To Be A Wellness Mama with Katie Wells

#24: How To Be A Wellness Mama with Katie Wells

Did you know that for the first time in 2 centuries, the current generation of children may have a shorter lifespan than their parents? This news was the breaking point for today’s guest, Katie Wells, who shares with us today how we can help our own break free from that statistic through the food choices we make for our families.

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