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
Thirsting for the Fountain of Youth – Myth and Reality
Society is increasingly preoccupied with aging. This interest is reflected in the growing number of movies (“Cocoon, “Driving Miss Daisy”, “Tatie Danielle”), television shows (“Golden Girls”) and ads (television even has brought adult incontinence products out of the closet). Similarly, growing political and economic concerns relate to the effects of aging both on society in
Menopause and Its Functions—A Case for Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Menopause, the universal biological event in a woman’s life occurs at about age 51, marking the transition from the reproductive to the non-reproductive phase of life. As the ovaries become less and less efficient and produce less estrogen, many women begin to experience a range of uncomfortable symptoms that may affect their quality of life.
Women’s Health and Hormones—The Delicate Balance
Hormones are special chemicals created within the body by the endocrine system. These are necessary to control various functions and processes including growth, metabolism, and reproduction. Female hormones also regulate sexual desire, menstruation and reproduction. In females, the two major hormones are estrogen and progesterone. These are produced in the ovaries, the same organs that
Your Health and Hormones
Every Body Needs Hormones Your body’s endocrine system features a network of glands that secrete hormones, necessary for a variety of functions throughout the body. These include hormones that regulate growth and cell production, sleep and appetite, digestion, respiration, tissue function, reproduction and mood. These chemical messengers that travel through the bloodstream are produced in