Hormones

Menopause has been linked to risk for many chronic illnesses. It’s a time when being “hot” is not so hot or desirable. It’s more than just symptoms that will pass. Serious metabolic and physical changes will occur with or without symptoms. Menopause has been defined as not having a menstr... Read More
natural low testosterone treatment
Did you ever hear the term ‘grumpy old men?” Some say whether young or old, men may be feeling this way because of low testosterone. Low energy low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, loss of muscle mass and motivation, and loss of zest for life can be symptoms of low testosterone in both men and w... Read More
There’s a lot of temptation during the holidays which wreaks havoc on your hormones. Eating too much rich food, drinking too much or at least more than you should and a hectic schedule at that. Your mind, body and spirit can go on a roller coaster high and low and it doesn’t feel good. Let’s f... Read More
Irritable? Tired? Anxious? Bloated? Gaining weight? Got cramps? Depressed? Maybe you want to run and hide or on the other hand yell, scream or lash out at someone. Perhaps you feel like you are blowing up like a balloon and feel bad about yourself. PMS and perimenopausal symptoms can wreak havoc on ... Read More
You may have heard the saying – trust your gut, or your gut is your second brain, or it’s all connected but how? Can you always trust your gut? What if the signals are crossed or misfiring? Can you still trust your gut, or will you get misinformation? Stress will affect your gut and ... Read More
Women who are not on hormones can get breast cancer due to lifestyle factors as well as the way they break down and eliminate estrogen.  A little-known factor is that even in women who are not taking hormones, they still make estrogen, however they make a type called estrone or E1, that is inflamma... Read More
Do you experience frequent fatigue? Unexplainable weight gain, anxiety, low sex drive or mood swings? All of these symptoms could be signs of a hormonal imbalance. Hormones are chemicals in the body that flow through your bloodstream and tell you organs what to do. They’re essential to our over... Read More
natural testosterone treatment
When you hear the term “testosterone,” most people generally associate it with hormonal health in men. Although testosterone belongs to a group of male sex hormones called androgens, it is also produced in smaller quantities in the ovaries and plays a significant ... Read More
Everyone knows someone cancer. Breast cancer is still one of the most common cancers that affect women. Also, much of what can be done to prevent breast cancer can also prevent prostate cancer and cancer in general.  This is a huge subject and in this article, I will... Read More
hormones & weight gain
Regulating your hormones is a slippery slope to navigate, especially with so many age, environment and diet-related factors that could throw your hormone levels off balance. While you might not necessarily feel any different when your hormones are fluctuating, an unex... Read More