Breast Health for Women

Breast Health for Women While many women are concerned about the size, shape or firmness of their breasts, it is unmistakable that ALL women are concerned about their breast health.  How we treat our body is often a direct reflection of how healthy we are, and this does not exclude our breasts.   Preventative measures can…

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6 Indicators: Are Your Hormones Out Of Balance

6 Indicators: Are Your Hormones Out Of Balance Ever wonder if hormonal imbalances are the true cause of your symptoms?  Undiagnosed hormonal imbalances affect millions of men and women each year.  Your hormones out of balance can lead to an array of symptoms including 6 common symptoms that we may not initially link to hormones.…

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Are My Hormones Off Because of Dairy?

Are My Hormones Off Because of Dairy? Dairy products have become a controversial topic as people are beginning to question the safety of consuming these products.  Injecting cows with growth hormones to increase production may not seem like a big deal to some people, but maybe it should.  It is time to take a second…

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Xenohormones: Ruining Your Hormones and Your Health?

Xenohormones are synthetic hormones that bind to cell receptors and have a hormone-like affect on the body.  These synthetic hormones cause an imbalance in the body’s natural hormones as well as a decrease in the immune system.  Unfortunately, xenoestrogens are found in thousands of items including anything from food to household goods to cosmetics. Symptoms…

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Insomnia: Having Trouble Falling Asleep

Insomnia: Having trouble falling asleep?

Insomnia: Having trouble falling asleep?  Waking up throughout the night unable to fall back asleep?  Sleep is an essential part of the body’s healing process but insomnia still affects millions of Americans every year.  How do you know if you are sleep deprived?  People who get less than seven hours of sleep a night tend…

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Abdominal Fat and Cortisol Can Lead to Apple Shaped Body

The Link between Abdominal Fat and Cortisol

  The Link between Abdominal Fat and Cortisol     Many experts are saying that the hormone cortisol, a product in response to stress, may cause excess belly fat. This is turning a woman’s pear shape into unhealthy apples. Fat cells are good at gathering in the belly. These fat cells accumulate another layer of…

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Stress and Cortisol Affect Metabolism

How Stress and Cortisol Affect Metabolism

  How Stress and Cortisol Affect Metabolism   Metabolism is a complex and continuous biochemical process in which the body converts calories intake into energy. Many factors are used to determine how a body burns calories. They include caloric intake, activity, and body functions such as circulating blood, breathing, and cell regeneration and repair. Stress,…

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Are Hormonal Imbalances Affecting your Memory

Are Hormonal Imbalances Affecting your Memory?

Are Hormonal Imbalances Affecting your Memory?   Experiencing memory changes such as foggy thinking, inability to focus on everyday tasks as well as loss of short term memory can make women feel like they are starting to lose their mind.  Forgetting why they walked into a room, where they’ve parked at the grocery store, important…

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Estrogen is Linked to Mood Disruptions

  Estrogen is Linked to Mood Disruptions Women are known to have mood swings. According to men, a bad mood may be caused by PMS, menopause, or just because a woman wants to be upset about something. Can woman change moods on and off? Do women have control over their fluctuating hormones like estrogen? Estrogen,…

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Toxins and Hormone Disruptors in Your Diet

  Toxins and Hormone Disruptors in Your Diet   Why are so many women suffering from serious health problems, including infertility, caused from premature ovarian decline? Are we overlooking something in the foods we consume and the soft drinks we drink by the gallons? The answer is yes, you will notice that many women have…

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