Your thyroid is your body’s powerhouse. Your energy levels, metabolism, and heart rate are all controlled by this small, butterfly-shaped gland. Without enough thyroid hormone, your mitochondria aren’t able to produce the energy that your cells need for optimum performance. At the other end of the spectrum, your body can go into “overdrive” if it produces too much thyroid hormone. Thyroid Issues are More Common Than you Think With so much at stake with regards to your overall health, ...Read more
Growing numbers of women are dismayed to discover they didn’t leave acne behind when they finished high school. Yes, it might seem like a cruel joke, but it’s possible to have pimples and wrinkles at the same time. In fact, 54 percent of women over 25 experience some acne. And the numbers are expected to increase, with some skin care experts calling the increase in outbreaks in adult women “an epidemic.” What’s behind the rise in problem pimples? Although we tend to associate acne with ...Read more
Estrogen plays an important role through the course of our reproductive lives and beyond. It regulates our menstrual cycle, strengthens our bones, controls our cholesterol, and much more. When our estrogen levels drop, we experience menopausal symptoms. But even before menopause, varying levels of this vital hormone can wreak havoc. That’s because estrogen requires a delicate balance with other hormones. When that balance is disturbed, we can experience a wide range of frustrating symptoms. ...Read more
Can your thyroid be the reason you can’t lose weight? Is your thyroid working properly? Should you get your thyroid tested? Did you know that a tiny, butterfly shaped gland nestled in your throat is responsible for producing and regulating some of the most important hormones in your body? This mighty gland is called the thyroid, and while it’s relatively small in size, it plays a large role in our endocrine (hormone) system. The thyroid gland produces hormones that interact with many othe...Read more
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Whether you are a woman whose periods are irregular, too heavy or too painful. Or whether you are a woman who has hot flashes, difficulties staying asleep and losing weight, the common denominator is hormone imbalances. Our most talked about hormones are: thyroid, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, melatonin and cortisol. When one or more of these are out of balance, it can make us feel completely off. Getting your hormones checked can be a very valuable insight into your health. The bes...Read more