Hormones and Hormonal Health

Adrenal Fatigue—How Stress Affects Hormone Levels

Hyperthyroidism—What Your Hormones Could Be Hiding?

Posted by Medical Board on July 29, 2017 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

If you’re one of hundreds of thousands of individuals who experience strange symptoms such as, nervousness, fatigue, sensitivity to heat, and hand tremors, you may be suffering from a condition known as, “hyperthyroidism”. The disease that produces an overabundance of thyroid hormone affects women 2 to 10 times more often than men, and individuals over

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Hypothyroidism—Self-check and Treatment

Posted by Medical Board on March 24, 2017 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism, also referred to as underactive thyroid, or low thyroid, is a common endocrine disorder whereby the thyroid gland fails to produce enough thyroid hormone to regulate many important processes, including metabolism. This hormonal deficit slows the body down, affecting appetite, body temperature, energy level, cognitive function, and reproductive cycles (in women

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Testosterone—The Universal Hormone Function, Deficiency, and Treatment

Posted by Medical Board on March 13, 2017 in Heart Health Hormones Men Women No Comments

Often referred to as the “male” hormone, testosterone is actually present in both sexes, for very important reasons. These are chemical messengers that are produced primarily in the testes of males, and in the ovaries of females, that regulate many functions within the body. Testosterone is referred to as an “androgen” hormone, because it is

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Thyroid Disease—The Symptoms, Cures and Causes

Posted by Medical Board on March 6, 2017 in Hormones Men Women No Comments

How common is thyroid disease? While approximately 20 million Americans are affected by thyroid disorders, only about half are ever diagnosed. Thyroid dysfunction is so prevalent however, that about one in every eight women will develop a thyroid disorder in her lifetime.[4] What types of thyroid diseases exist? The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland at the base

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