How to Stop Waking Up in the Middle of the Night with Laurie Villarreal

Have you ever wondered why you're constantly craving sweets, feeling moody, or struggling with low energy and brain fog? These common symptoms could be indicators of blood sugar imbalances.

In today’s episode, we're thrilled to have Laurie Villarreal with us aka Personal Trainer for your hormones, to share her insights and practical advice. We'll be diving into a critical yet often overlooked problem when it comes to sleep—blood sugar imbalances.

In today's interview, we'll explore:

– How blood sugar imbalances manifest through a range of symptoms, from weight gain and hair loss to skin issues and disrupted sleep
– Unique challenges women face with blood sugar fluctuations throughout their menstrual cycle, perimenopause, and menopause
– The importance of balancing blood sugar for optimizing health and energy and maintaining mood stability and achieving restful sleep
– Causes of blood sugar imbalances, from stress and poor sleep to dietary choices and inflammation
– Strategies to balance blood sugar and enhance your health and benefits of fasting, how to incorporate it safely, and the importance of creating a relaxing eating environment
– Restorative practices that can help you balance your blood sugar, such as meditation, deep breathing, and gentle yoga

To connect with Laurie and learn more about her work, visit or find her on Instagram @laurievillarrealwellness.

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