The Perimenopausal Mamas Podcast

The Perimenopausal Mamas Podcast


Episode 230: The Benefits of Hormetic Stress: Why Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone is Good For Your Health

May 16, 2024

In this solo episode, Dr. Lisa shares how intentionally exposing yourself to acute, planned stressors, such as cold water or certain breathing exercises, can lead to stress resilience and help slow the aging process. Have you been living in your comfort zone for too long? It may be time to challenge your mind and body to reap the benefits, not only mentally, but also physically.


This episode is a follow up to Episode 226: How Dr. Lisa Presses The “Easy Button” to Prevent Burnout


In today’s episode, we cover:



  • What is hormetic stress and why you want to get uncomfortable intentionally
  • The science behind hormetic stress
  • Examples of hormetic stress you can easily use on a regular basis

Today’s Mama Must Have:


Dr. Lisa is a big fan of a good fiction book and loves Ruth Ware books including the It Girl and Girl in Cabin 10


What’s Happening?


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Disclaimer: The information provided is not meant to replace treatment with a licensed health care practitioner. It is for informational purposes only. Consult with a Naturopathic Doctor or other licensed health care professional to determine which treatments are safe for you.


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