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Many women notice that at various times of life they tend to gain weight unexpectedly. They have not changed any eating or exercise habits, yet put on 5 or 10 pounds within a short time. While there are multiple reasons for this, including thyroid issues,...

Hormones are messenger molecules. Their purpose is to convey a message from one part of the body to another. These messages are varied in their purpose, and their effect on their target cells. For sex hormones, such as testosterone, these hormonal messages cause the cell...

There is a misconception or myth about the relationship of testosterone and prostate cancer in males.  For decades, the idea that testosterone would increase, cause or make worse prostate cancer in men existed.  This belief, unfortunately, is not based on any kind of science or...

Most women experience hormone imbalances at some point during their lifetime. For a few people these imbalances begin at menarche (first menstruation) and continue most of their lifetime. For others, the imbalances do not occur until peri-menopause which is the time of life between normal,...

One of the primary concerns men and women have as they age is the accumulation of body fat, especially around the midsection. Not only is this weight gain unwanted and unsightly, it is also unhealthy. The prevalence of high caloric intake and sedentary lifestyles in...

Sleep is one of the most common and important things that hormonal changes can affect. Without good quality sleep, it becomes difficult for our bodies to regulate appetite, burn fat, and to feel good especially happy and calm. Poor sleep leads to inflammation in the...

When most people think about menopause before it happens, the subject seems fairly straightforward. A woman is going through life perfectly normal, having her monthly cycle around the same days apart for decades. Then it suddenly stops. But those of you who have experienced the...

Clouding of consciousness. That's the medical term for the condition colloquially known as "brain fog". Fitting, isn't it? Most of us can relate to being at least a little bit foggy some days. The manifestations of this condition range from lack of focus or mental...

The thyroid is the master hormone regulator in the human body. If your thyroid is not working properly- too much or too little, your other hormones are almost impossible to get under control. It is kind of like the main conductor in the body, and...