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Jul 27, 2020

Joy is extremely excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Weeks to the podcast today for an in-depth look at stress. Lisa is a practicing Naturopathic Doctor who has acted as a Consulting Medical Advisor to one of the largest North American distributors of natural health products where she educated and trained other practitioners. She is also the proud mother of a toddler, and currently co-hosts the ‘Perimenopausal Mamas’ podcast. Lisa works with people of all ages, from infants to seniors, and she strongly believes that lifestyle and dietary changes are the foundations to a successful treatment plan. Get out your pen and paper - you are going to want to take notes during this amazing episode.


Lisa starts off by explaining just what a Naturopathic Doctor is, and the road she took to becoming one. She then goes on to discuss the reasons that so many people are tired these days, and she describes the General Adaptation Syndrome, The Stress Bucket analogy, and the common symptoms one experiences as they are approaching the exhaustion phase. The importance of listening to your body, the impact of stress upon the immune system, perimenopause, and the effects of cortisol on other hormones are also discussed. Lisa finishes by offering her professional recommendations regarding nutrition, natural supplements and remedies, lifestyle, and setting boundaries. Dr. Lisa Weeks, as you will soon discover, is a brilliant woman who has so much to share with us all – take this opportunity today to soak in her truly remarkable wealth of knowledge, skill and advice.


Episode Highlights:

  • What a Naturopathic Doctor is and Lisa’s journey to becoming one
  • Why people are so tired these days
  • General Adaptation Syndrome – 3 Stages of Stress
  • The Stress Bucket
  • Common symptoms of approaching the exhaustion phase
  • Listening to your body
  • How stress impacts the immune system
  • The effect of cortisol on other hormones
  • Perimenopause
  • Lisa’s nutritional, natural remedy, and lifestyle recommendations
  • Setting boundaries




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