EP266: Weight Loss, Hormone Balance & Overcoming Stress Addiction with Dr. Mariza Snyder

One of the biggest lies women have ever been told is that weight gain and hormonal havoc is inevitable as you age. 
The truth is: you can stay healthy, energized and balanced regardless of your life stage. 
So if you are doing all of the same things you’ve always done and yet you are…

  • Gaining weight
  • Suffering from low energy
  • Experiencing mood issues 
  • Losing muscle

Or just not getting the results you used to, check out this week’s incredible podcast with women’s hormone expert and #1 National Bestselling author, Dr. Mariza Snyder about what it takes to age gracefully. Here are some of my favorite takeaways...

  • The one food to avoid after 40
  • Why women gain weight even when they don’t consume sugar in perimenopause
  • Her favorite weight loss strategy for women over 35
  • How to reset circadian rhythm for healthier hormones
  • The common habit that leads to hormonal havoc
  • The safe window for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
  • The risks and benefits of hormone therapy
  • Why stress is not a "slight edge"
  • Signs you have low cortisol
  • What she had to do to break her addiction to stress
  • How to take yourself out of the stress response
  • 3 ways to stop feeling stressed
  • Her favorite essential oils for a mood, focus, energy and craving reduction
  • Her “liquid Ambien” for restful sleep
  • How to quiet mental chatter at bedtime
  • Her favorite essential oils
  • And so much more!

I sincerely hope you love this podcast as much as I do! Don’t forget to share this podcast with anyone you think it might help and tag your friends in the comments.


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Dr. Mariza Snyder is a functional practitioner, women’s health expert and the author of seven books: The #1 National Bestselling book, The Essential Oils Hormone Solution, focuses on balancing women’s hormones. Other bestselling books are: The Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils and The DASH Diet Cookbook. Dr. Mariza’s upcoming book, The Essential Oils Menopause Solution, focuses on solutions for women in perimenopause and menopause. 

For the past ten years, she has lectured at wellness centers, conferences, and corporations on hormone health, essential oils, nutrition, and detoxification. She has been featured on Dr. Oz, Oprah Magazine, Fox News Health, MindBodyGreen and many publications. Dr. Mariza is also the host of the top rated Essentially You Podcast, designed to empower women to become the CEO of their health. Check out her website,, for women's hormone tips, including recipes and remedies.


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