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Breast cancer and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy is definitely a contested debate in today’s society. Then again, almost every day we are finding more and more items that we consume or are exposed to on a regular basis that is claimed to be carcinogenic. I...

Hormone imbalances occur throughout a person’s life because of normal processes, diseases, stress and dietary deficiencies.  As in many conditions a change in one area of the body affects other areas as well.  When discussing the subject of vitamins it is important to know that the best...

Is your skin looking or feeling differently these days? The skin is our body’s largest organ and is a great indication of our overall health. Everything that you do contributes positively or negatively with the quality and physiology of our skin. Our skin is responsible...

Hormones are one of the primary ways the body controls its myriad functions. Most of the hormones our bodies produce are controlled at least in part by the brain, but those hormones also affect the brain itself.  In fact, the brain relies on these hormones to...

There are multiple types of headaches which are caused or influenced by hormones. Migraine headaches, of which there are several subtypes associated with the menstrual cycle are the most common. Tension type headaches are also affected by hormones.  Also, cluster headaches have a hormonal component.  The first...

Hormones are the messenger part of a very powerful system in the body called the endocrine system. These hormones exert control over many functions of the body, including regulation of your blood sugar. Several hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and cortisol have some relationship with...

Vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats are the most common symptoms of menopause and perimenopause. According to a study, hot flashes occur in approximately 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women (Freedman, 2005). The process of a hot flash starts at the hypothalamus,...

Studies show us that women have many more issues with sleep than men. While there are multiple reasons for this, the sporadic changes in hormones common to women are a major cause of sleep problems. These fluctuations in hormone levels such as in the menstrual...

We have discussed many different aspects of hormones on this blog, and the reader is most likely aware that hormones function as signaling molecules. They are secreted from one part of the body, travel through the bloodstream, and arrive at a target tissue to transmit...

All of us have heard about the adrenal gland, but it is likely that there is more to it than you know.  For such a small part of the body, it is very powerful and important. One of the more commonly known facts about the adrenal...