The word ‘hormones’ is very familiar to most people, but an ordinary person doesn’t know much about them. The most well-known basics are these: the men have their testosterone while the women have their estrogen, and both hormones are in charge of regulating numerous bodily functions. That’s the gist of it, but that’s not the whole picture. What do hormones do, and why are they so important that some people have to go to hormone replacement clinics such as those in Florida just to keep them in check? Just how integral are they to our physiological functions?
It was in 1902 when British researchers discovered a chemical substance that controlled certain activities involved in digestion. The term ‘hormone’ first came about in 1905 when it was used by English psychologist Ernest Starling, and since then over 30 hormones present in the human body have been classified. The science that concentrates on the study of hormones and endocrine glands began and is referred to as endocrinology.
As we grow older, our bodies face a lot of changes. One of these changes is hormonal imbalance. As our bodies mature, the capacity to produce hormones lessens. This imbalance may incur effects such as difficulty in sleeping and moodiness. There are ways to cope with this, some of which are hormone replacement therapy in … Continue reading "The Benefits of Yoga for Well-Being" ...READ MORE
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