Tag: estrogen

How Do I Raise My Testosterone?

How Do I Raise My Testosterone?

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Testosterone is often referred to as a “male hormone”. Actually, men and women produce the exact same hormones. The difference is in the quantity. Starting at puberty, men produce higher levels of testosterone. Also, men (and some women) have more places for testosterone to attach (testosterone receptors). Hormones are naturally occurring chemicals produced by tissue […]

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Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen Dominance

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Estrogen Dominance” is a term often used to refer to a cluster of symptoms that result from too much estrogen influence. Hormones are the computer programmers of your cells. Normally, they function as a team–with each one having a specialty. Often one will balance the activity of another. Hormonal biochemistry is complicated, but for simplicity […]

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Growing Pains

Growing Pains

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The number one cause for hysterectomies (Hyster=uterus. Ectomy=cut out. Hysteria=uterus induced crazy. Hysterectomy=cutting out your crazy) is uterine fibroids. Fibroids are a form of “hyperplasia”–excessive growth of cells with normal DNA. Hyperplasia is a cellular response to an irritant. This is the same process by which pearls are created by oysters. Some foreign irritant enters the […]

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PMS Monkey Brain

PMS Monkey Brain

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

I posted earlier about PMS being much more than mood swings and irritability. You infomaniacs with an interest in learning more on this subject should get the book “Unmasking PMS” by Joseph Martorano M.D. and Maureen Morgan R.N. As if on cue, one of you had a PMS melt down with a symptom most would […]

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PMS–Understanding the Female Anatomy

PMS–Understanding the Female Anatomy

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Extremely important as a woman that you have at least a basic understanding of female anatomy and the cyclical production of hormones responsible for the menstrual cycle. Ignorance of these things makes women easy prey for MSU/FUBAR medicine. Surgical procedures and drug therapy are usually preventable interventions. The first graphic shows the basic anatomy of […]

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Hormones & Weight Loss

Hormones & Weight Loss

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Three primary hormonal influences must be addressed to achieve successful weight loss, long term. Insulin, estrogens and growth factors from inflammation are the primary hormonal influences. These are all addressed by following the BALi eating plan.  The Weight is Over program gives the transition a five-week jump-start by incorporating HCG, but long term success requires […]

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Three Contributing Factors to Belly Fat

Three Contributing Factors to Belly Fat

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

It will start to happen late 20’s – early 30’s. Yours truly included. You’ll start getting thick around the middle. It was such a gradual change that I took little notice. That was, until I went for a physical. I had developed high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. I was only 35. That same […]

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Prenatal Counseling – Best Health Before Conception

Prenatal Counseling – Best Health Before Conception

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thyroid hormone is important to normal human embryonic development in general, but it’s especially critical to normal development of cells with high energy requirements. This includes the brain, heart and gut. As we age past 27, thyroid levels gradually fall. This is compounded in pregnancy by a rise in the level of the estrogen, estradiol. […]

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Opening a Woman’s Heart

Opening a Woman’s Heart

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you’re listening to “programming”, you may have the idea that more women die of breast cancer than heart disease. That is dead wrong. Women are 9 times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer. The usual suspects of obesity, high blood sugar, low thyroid levels, sedentary lifestyle and smoking play the […]

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Lost Your Macho Mojo?

Lost Your Macho Mojo?

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hormone replacement therapy is something we normally associate with menopause in females. There is a gradual decline in hormones with age in both sexes. However, the decline is associated with more bothersome symptoms (night sweats, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood changes) in females. Hormone replacement or substitution (Hormones are produced by living tissues called glands. Molecules […]

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