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Saliva Testing for Hormone Levels

Saliva Testing for Hormone Levels

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hormone levels in your body are as critical as fluid levels in your car. When hormone levels are high in our youth, we have energy, sex drive, can sleep until noon, eat what we want with no weight gain, and party all night. That starts to change around age 26-27, when hormone levels start to […]

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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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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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Hormonal Reasons We’re Fat

Hormonal Reasons We’re Fat

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re fat for 3 basic hormonal reasons… One, is how much insulin we produce. The book “Why We Get Fat”, by Gary somebody, best documents the insulin connection. Insulin is the primary fat storage hormone. Secondly, one role of estrogen in humans is to stimulate growth of more fat cells. This comes in particularly handy […]

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The Battle of Estrogen vs. Progesterone

The Battle of Estrogen vs. Progesterone

| May 29, 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 […]

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