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Dr. Mariza’s Blog: Women’s Health, Hormones & Essential Oils

#227: What I Did to Get Pregnant at 40

#227: What I Did to Get Pregnant at 40

As you get to your mid- to late-30s, many doctors will tell you that it’s getting to be “too late” to have a healthy pregnancy. But the reality is, you have the power to reduce your reproductive age with the right food, supplement, and lifestyle choices. Tune in today to hear what I did to prepare my body for pregnancy and give my baby ...
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How to Say Goodbye to Unwanted Sugar Cravings

How to Say Goodbye to Unwanted Sugar Cravings

Do you have trouble saying no to that second (or third, or fourth) cup of coffee every day? Or how about that vending machine, or breakroom at work…can you walk by without indulging in a sugary midday pick-me-up? I’ve been there. I would keep reaching for more chips and salsa, more coffee, or more chocolate; anything that would satisfy that unrelenting craving. Sugar is ...
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#226: How to Address Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Bladder Leakage Naturally with MaryEllen Reider

#226: How to Address Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Bladder Leakage Naturally with MaryEllen Reider

Over 600 million women globally experience some sort of pelvic floor dysfunction during their lifetime, but yet hardly anybody talks about it. MaryEllen Reider is on a mission to open up the conversation and provide simple and natural ways that you can heal your pelvic pain and bladder leakage once and for all ...
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#225: What My Miscarriage Taught Me About Surrender

#225: What My Miscarriage Taught Me About Surrender

I am choosing to share my story because no one deserves to experience a pregnancy loss in silence and shame. I see you, and I acknowledge your loss and grief right alongside you. It’s time to stop silencing women or shaming them when they have a different journey to motherhood. My hope is that by sharing my story, you will feel empowered to own ...
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How Estrogen Dominance Affects PMS During Perimenopause

How Estrogen Dominance Affects PMS During Perimenopause

Whether you’ve had PMS throughout your life or it is just beginning in your 40s, it’s common for perimenopause to take it to the next level because of estrogen dominance. Estrogen dominance is simply having extra estrogen that your body can’t eliminate or balance out with progesterone. Here are some natural solutions to help you get a handle on your PMS during perimenopause ...
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#224: How to Finally Let Go of Emotional Eating and Self-Sabotage with Natasha Allen

#224: How to Finally Let Go of Emotional Eating and Self-Sabotage with Natasha Allen

Have you been using food as a way to distract or numb your unpleasant emotions or unmet needs? Our world feels like a scary movie, and it is creating a lot of emotions around eating. If you are struggling with food right now, you are not alone, and traveling fitness professional and coach Natasha Allen is here today to help you embrace mindful eating ...
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#223: The Number One Hormone to Watch Out for At 40+ (Hint: It's Not Estrogen)

#223: The Number One Hormone to Watch Out for At 40+ (Hint: It’s Not Estrogen)

Progesterone and estrogen may get all the attention, especially once you’re in perimenopause or menopause, but they aren’t the ones you really need to watch out for. It’s time to give some lesser-recognized hormones some well-deserved attention. Tune in today to hear which hormones are really the culprits for hot flashes, exhaustion, sugar cravings, weight gain, inflammation, and -- down the line -- problems ...
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Top Natural Ways to Heal Your Adrenals and Get More Energy

Top Natural Ways to Heal Your Adrenals and Get More Energy

Show some love to your adrenals to maintain sustainable energy and productivity. Here are some natural ways to combat fatigue from the root and fuel your body for greatness. Are you wired-and-tired? Drained and spent? But still feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders? These don’t have to be your secret struggle anymore. You are not alone ...
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#222: Approachable, Effective Strategies for Managing Anxiety Even During Difficult Times with Cameron Rogers

#222: Approachable, Effective Strategies for Managing Anxiety Even During Difficult Times with Cameron Rogers

It took literally getting hit by a car for Cameron Rogers to realize the impact her anxious behaviors were having on her life. After this transformative experience, Cameron realized that life is too short to be held back by fears of letting others down. Since the accident, Cameron has dedicated herself to providing easy, approachable, and inexpensive tools to help others deal with their ...
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#221: Root Causes of Hashimoto's and How to Address It

#221: Root Causes of Hashimoto’s and How to Address It

Autoimmune diseases like Hashimoto’s are on the rise, yet doctors are lagging behind on offering real solutions to heal your body. Yes, an autoimmune diagnosis is something you’ll have to manage for the rest of your life -- but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it. Tune in to today’s episode to hear what underlying causes could be driving your autoimmunity ...
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Top 5 Ways to Naturally Address Hormone Imbalance

Top 5 Ways to Naturally Address Hormone Imbalance

During my entire twenties and early thirties, I blew through my life. Every day felt like a blur. I was so afraid of failing my family and co-workers, I slowly drove myself into the ground. I was chronically fatigued, 35-pounds overweight, constantly cranky, and oftentimes felt overextended and overwhelmed. Caffeine became the key to surviving each day. My periods were irregular. My PMS was ...
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#220: Master Your Menstrual Cycle and Optimize Your Fertility with Lisa Hedrickson-Jack

#220: Master Your Menstrual Cycle and Optimize Your Fertility with Lisa Hedrickson-Jack

Your menstrual cycle is about more than just having babies. Your cycle, not just your period, is referred to by my friend, Lisa Hendrickson-Jack as your fifth vital sign. By understanding how to navigate your cycle, what you should be looking out for, common symptoms or issues, and having a real talk around hormonal contraceptives, you can make start treating your menstrual cycle like ...
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