Essentially You is all about reinventing your health with safer, more effective natural solutions and powerful lifestyle changes so you can become the CEO of your health.
Host Dr. Mariza Snyder provides you with natural remedies, protocols, and effective solutions for women, both from her own knowledge and expertise on the topic, as well as through conversations with many of the leading health practitioners, researchers and experts today. These episodes will leave you feeling empowered to become the CEO of your health and make educated decisions about you and your family's physical and emotional wellbeing.
268: The Number One Hormone Imbalance Connected to Stubborn Weight Gain
There’s nothing more frustrating than when weight shows up out of nowhere and won’t budge no matter what you try. But I’ve found that weight gain is ALWAYS a symptom of something else happening in your body, and today I’m sharing the most likely culprit!
Insulin resistance is super common thanks to high levels of stress and inflammation in our lives. But it’s causing more damage beneath the surface than you might realize.
Tune in today to hear:
Why insulin balance matters so much, especially for women in perimenopause and menopause How insulin resistance and blood sugar instability contribute to stubborn weight (especially around the belly) Testing criteria to establish if you are facing insulin resistance Simple, natural tools and switches to get your insulin sensitivity back on track
Mentioned in this episode:
Levels app Crave Reset Magnesium Restore Vitamin D Complete
Essentially You episode #236: The Truth about Metabolic Dysfunction and How to Address It Head On with Dr. Casey Means The Top 3 Hormones that are Driving Your Internal Chaos 5 Ways to Boost a Healthy Metabolism
267: The Gut Hormone Connection and What You Can Do To Start Healing Your Gut Today w/ Tina Anderson
We often fail to realize the connection between our hormonal symptoms and the health of our gut microbiome. The truth is, every single part of your overall health comes back to the gut, which is why it is so important to take care of your gut health through spore-based probiotics, mindfulness practices, diverse foods, and a limited amount of toxic exposure.
266: Simple Ways to Boost Your Metabolism
I’m so excited to be back answering your biggest hormone questions on Friday Q&A episodes! Today I’m tackling a big one: how to restart your metabolism, especially at age 35+, when nothing you do seems to turn the needle to lose weight.
I was stumped at age 36 when I suddenly gained 15 pounds over the course of 6ish months, even though I was actually exercising more and still eating well. But then I uncovered some underlying hormone issues and found out something: weight resistance is ALWAYS a symptom of something else going on in your body.
Check out this quick episode today for some instant wins to help you crack the code on your stubborn weight and give your metabolism a reboot safely, inexpensively, and instantly!
Tune in today to hear:
The biggest root causes of a lagging metabolism and stubborn weight, especially over age 40 Exactly what your metabolism is, how to understand where the problem is, and how to fix it 5 quick, daily rituals and switches you can implement instantly to break through weight resistance and naturally reboot your metabolism
Mentioned in this episode:
The Essential Oils Menopause Solution
Dr. Mariza’s Instagram
The Top 3 Hormones That Are Driving Your Internal Chaos
Essentially You episode #259: Create a Metabolism-Boosting Morning Routine with Nagina Abdullah
Essentially You episode #256: How to Build Lean Muscle and Boost Your Metabolism Based on Your Menstrual Cycle, Even in Perimenopause with Dr. Stephanie Estima
265: How to Practice Joy in a Time of Adversity and Release Your Happy Brain Chemicals (Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins) w/ Radha Agrawal
As women, we tend to place joy at the bottom of our priority list. But the truth is, you need to fill up your own cup with joy before you can fill up others. That's why a daily joy practice through movement can help you rediscover your joy and come home to yourself.
264: Move Over JLO: How My Beautiful Mama Redefined 50 and Beyond On Her Terms w/ Jody DeLeone
While perimenopause and menopause may be inevitable, suffering through these years is completely optional. Through my new book, The Essential Oils Menopause Solution, you can redefine what menopause is going to look like for you, just like my mama did.
263: The Essential Oils Menopause Solution
My new book, The Essential Oils Hormone Solution, is finally here! If you are sick of being told that your symptoms are just a fact of getting older, this book will help you understand what is really going on with your body during this time of transition and empower you to take back control of your health.
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I am so happy I stumbled across this podcast. I have learned so many new ways to improve the health of my body. I’m in my mid 40’s and everything I hear is relevant to me right now. I wish I found this podcast 5 or even 10 years ago. I’ve binged on as many episodes as I can and am sharing my learnings with other women. And I’m already making changes to improve my hormone and overall life health. Thank you Dr. Mariza!!!
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