Hormones and Hormonal Health

Adrenal Fatigue—How Stress Affects Hormone Levels

Is Gynecomastia More Harmful To Men Than We Know?—The Impact of Excess Breast Tissue on Males

Posted by Medical Board on August 22, 2017 in Hormones Men No Comments

It may seem like a harmless body image issue, largely benign without physical symptoms that could harm, but the psychological effects of extra breast tissue for men and boys can be devastating. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and Dr. Brian I. Labow, author of a Boston Children’s Hospital study, even mild

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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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