Hormones

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
hormone therapy for menopause
You would be hard pressed to find any woman who welcomes the onset of menopause with open arms. After all, night sweats, mood swings and a lowered libido don’t exactly conjure up the image of aging gracefully. Although menopause itself cannot be avoided, the dreaded... Read More
hormonal balance
Every hormone has a counter hormone. Some build your organs and tissues up and others break them down. We are always remodeling and rebuilding. If you are out of hormonal balance, you will experience side effects of too much or too little. The hormones I will highligh... Read More
Just about everyone suffers from fatigue, muscle pain and weight fluxuations at some point in their lifetime, especially as they age. However, these seemingly inconspicuous symptoms could actually be a sign of something more serious: a thyroid issue. It’s estimated ... Read More