When people hear the word “hormones,” the first thing that usually pops into their minds are the primary sex hormones, such as testosterone and estrogen, and how they drive a lot of what we do on a daily basis. However, not all hormones come from the reproductive systems of men and women. In fact, the adrenal glands also produce a very useful hormone called DHEA.
Most people are familiar with the benefits they can gain from certain vitamins such as C and E. However, one vitamin that tends to be overlooked ...READ MORE
“The clock is ticking.” Women in their forties will often hear and associate this phrase with menopause. It can be a daunting concept to face, not only because ...READ MORE
Nothing beats getting home after a particularly hard day at work, settling down into your comfortable couch, and chowing down on some of your favorite comfort foods. However, before you reach for that next bag of delicious potato chips, you might want to know how much the impulse to put salty snacks into your mouth … Continue reading "3 Ways to Make You More Successful at Overcoming Food Addictions" ...READ MORE
There may be a scientific explanation as to why you have been feeling so down even though everything else in your life has been going quite smoothly. If you are already in the later stages of your life, you might already be going through menopause, which can wreck havoc on the inner workings of your … Continue reading "Why Menopause Makes You Feel Down and What You Can Do About It" ...READ MORE
Periods are a fact of life for most women, and unfortunately, they can make people suffer through a series of symptoms often associated with premenstrual syndrome, more commonly known as PMS. Not only can it be hard to deal with the physical pain that ovulation cycles inflict on ladies, but it can also drag them … Continue reading "Preparing for PMS to Feel Your Best" ...READ MORE
In order to keep your body functioning properly, it needs to secrete enough hormones to support your daily activities. But, once you get older, your glands can only produce so much. However, not all kinds of hormonal problems occur when you age. Hypothyroidism is one example, and this occurs when your thyroid gland has stopped … Continue reading "The Symptoms of Hypothyroidism" ...READ MORE
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