Adrenal Fatigue—How Stress Affects Hormone Levels

Posted by admin on August 26, 2015 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

Adrenal fatigue is categorized as a nonspecific collection of medical symptoms including, body aches, fatigue, nervousness, sleep disturbances, and digestive problems. Chronic stress is thought to be the cause. How it Happens—The Hormone Connection While not all medical professionals support theories regarding adrenal fatigue, those who do, believe that the physical, mental and emotional stresses

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Progesterone Bioidentical HRT— The Facts

Posted by admin on August 24, 2015 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

Progesterone Bioidentical HRT— The Facts Your Body’s Need for Progesterone While both men and women produce differing levels of the steroid hormone progesterone, women require much higher concentrations in order to carry out specific physiologic functions. These include monthly menstruation and the preparation of the uterus for implantation of a fertilized egg. Progesterone is also

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Estrogen Bioidenticals—What Women Need To Know

Posted by admin on August 20, 2015 in Hormones Women No Comments

In an effort to explore alternatives to conventional estrogen hormone therapy many women have discovered “Estrogen Bioidenticals”. What’s Bioidentical? Bioidenticals closely mimic the molecular structure of hormones naturally produced by the body in the ovaries. Because of this, blood tests reflect total estradiol levels (the type of estrogen that decreases with menopause), which include bioidentical

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How Cortisol Regulates Many Functions of the Body

Posted by admin on August 18, 2015 in Hormones No Comments

Cortisol, known as the “stress hormone” is produced in the adrenal glands and regulates many processes in the body in an effort to maintain homeostasis. From a dietary prospective, cortisol is also critical in nutrition as it selects the right carbohydrate, fat, or protein needed to meet the physical demands of the body. Throughout the

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DHEA and the Production of Male and Female Sex Hormones

Posted by admin on August 16, 2015 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

DHEA, the abbreviation for dehydroepiandrosterone is a hormone produced mainly in the adrenal glands, but also in the testicles, ovaries, and brain. Once it is produced, the bloodstream moves DHEA throughout the body’s tissues and cells. A partial amount of the hormone converts to testosterone and estrogen as well. Because of this, DHEA is known

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Biodentical Hormones—Know The Side Effects

Posted by admin on August 12, 2015 in Hormones No Comments

Bioidentical hormone therapy gained its popularity in 2002 as an alternative to synthetic hormones or animal based hormones.  These are biochemically the same as hormones produced by the ovaries during the reproductive years.  Many people seek bioidenticals because they are structurally identical to the body’s own hormones and cannot be differentiated from them. Biodenticals—The Source

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Wellness

Posted by admin on August 12, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Your overall health and wellness can be determined by a number of factors. Review some wellness topics below: Check out our hormone health and heart health sections. Also check out our categories for Mens Health and Womens Health. Chest pain after cardiac surgery Congestive Heart Failure Premature Atrial Contractions Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Sexual Activity and Cardiac

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Health Articles – Heart & Hormone Health Journal

Posted by admin on August 12, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

The objective of this journal is to create a Web health publication that will interest health care providers, the lay public and medical students across the world. The direction of the journal will be determined by the medical community, industry and the lay public. The medical community will present topics that are of interest and

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Sexual activity & heart disease Q&A

Posted by admin on August 12, 2015 in Question and Answer No Comments

I am writing a novel and need a couple of questions answered concerning heart disease. 1. The character in my book is a 40-year-old male. Could you name a condition he would have that would realistically cause his cardiologist to warn him against sexual activity, lest he have a heart attack? In my story the

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