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libido-and-menopause
Feb 14 2021

Does Menopause Affect Your Libido?

Menopause and Libido and the Effects on Sex Drive As we age, our bodies undergo many natural changes. For women, menopause is a time when hormone levels are altered, which results in various effects on our bodies. One consequence is a change in libido and sexual function. For many women, libido is decreased. Women may find they are not as easily aroused and not as sexually responsive as they once were. Fortunately, with bioidentical hormone therapy, these effects can be reversed, restoring or even improving your prior level of sexual function...

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trt-weight-loss
Nov 18 2020

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) and Metabolism

Can TRT Rev Your Metabolism to Lose Weight? It can't be repeated enough: hormones are one of, if not the most, integral aspects of biology. There are whole fields of study and research that delve into learning, at a microbiological level, how hormones affect various biological processes, physiology, health, etc. Doctors commit themselves to specialize in endocrinology to solely tend to and care for patients affected by hormonal imbalances. Repeated ad nauseum in many other articles and topics we've addressed, hormones just can't be avoided. While they may feel intangible and...

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thyroid-balance
Nov 04 2020

6 Substances that Affect Thyroid Balance

What substances affect thyroid balance? Meaning of Thyroid Balance As with everything in life, finding and maintaining balance is largely instrumental in achieving success, happiness, and health. Whether it's learning to moderate how much time you invest between work and social life, family and friends, fitness and rest, or any other dichotomy, striking a healthy balance between two ends of a spectrum prevents one from prioritizing and grossly neglecting one option over the other.  Just as life throws a series of balancing and juggling acts your way, our physiology also undergoes and experiences...

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bioidentical-hormones
May 22 2020

How to Tell the Time is Right for Bioidentical Hormones

Are Bioidentical Hormones right for you? When should you start? The human body gradually slows as a result of the aging process. This slowdown is true for both men and women. The changes in one's hormones are not always obvious and more often than not overlooked. As many studies have been conducted, unbalanced hormones cause different symptoms in every human body and some last longer than others. However, you are not powerless in the battle against father time. Bioidentical hormones are available for both women and men, providing an affordable and...

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Mar 06 2020

The Impact of Obesity on Hormone Production and Sexual Health

Do Hormones Play a Role in Weight Gain? What is the Impact of Obesity on Hormone Production?  Society has veered from the past towards a reality of instant-gratification and over-consumption within modern times. From the abundance of fast-food restaurants, courier services that transport fast-food to the comforts of our homes, ever-increasing portion sizes, and the normalization of sedentary activities like watching tv or surfing the web, it becomes clearer how our society, and the world at large, have begun to normalize the ever-mounting crisis of obesity.  It’s a matter of fact that...

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menopause-vs-perimenopause
Dec 26 2019

Menopause Vs Perimenopause

The differences between perimenopause and menopause Perimenopause, or menopause-transition, and menopause are two different stages that signify the end of menstruation and egg proliferation in a woman’s life. Symptoms and treatments can be very similar. The main difference between the two is the timeline. When does Perimenopause/Menopause Begin and End? Perimenopause can begin several years before menopause takes place when the ovaries are slowly creating less estrogen. Perimenopause can start anywhere from early-to-mid 40s, or even late 30s, and can last for an average of 4 years, but the timeline could vary for...

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five-signs-you-have-sluggish-liver-what-to-do-about-it
Nov 08 2019

Five Signs You Have a Sluggish Liver, and What You Can Do About It

Early Warning Signs of a Sluggish Liver The liver is responsible for detoxification in our body, protecting us from all the toxins we are exposed to, whether through ingestion or environmental. Improving its function and efficiency supports the digestive function. So how do we know if we need to support the liver? What are the signs your liver could be struggling or become sluggish? Here are 5 early signals your liver is not functioning at optimal levels: Fatigue Low energy levels are often a sign your liver has become stressed. In general, tiredness...

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thyroid-diseases
Sep 20 2019

Thyroid Diseases and Symptoms

Thyroid Diseases, Symptoms, Signs and Treatments The thyroid gland is susceptible to a plethora of afflictions later on in life and is a rather common occurrence. Several thyroid diseases affect it's ability to produce hormones; many of which manifest themselves with a unique set of symptoms. Hereditary disorders and genetic dispositions can cause the thyroid to falter. To best understand thyroid diseases and the signs, it's paramount to recognize the symptoms relative to each condition:Goiter is the term given to the growth of nodules on the thyroid. These nodules create tenderness...

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benefits-of-sleep
Sep 12 2019

Top 5 Health Benefits of Sleep

Benefits of Sleep Have More to Do with Your Health Than You Think Did you know when we're even slightly sleep deprived, our appetite hormones change? It's true! A good night's rest has more health benefits than just restful looking eyes and skin or renewed energy for the day ahead. The importance of a full night of rest has more to do with our overall health and wellbeing than we may realize. Getting less than 6-7 hours a night could be a cause for the development of certain diseases. Here are...

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low-t-therapy
Aug 19 2019

Low T Therapy

Low T Therapy is Not Just For Men Testosterone for men and women Testosterone is often thought of as a "male" hormone, but truthfully it is produced by both men and women. It is responsible for tissue and bone growth and your body's ability to improve muscle strength. The slowing production of testosterone happens in both men and women. What are the symptoms of Low T in Men? Hypogonadism (lowered testosterone) in men begins to show symptoms of hair loss, not just on your head, but all over your body. You may be experiencing...

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