Signs Inflammation is Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Efforts. Inflammation is your body’s natural response to protect it from disease, irritants, and tissue damage. Inflammation is how your body fights back to restore your body back to its normal working state.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels. It often takes the form of higher-than-normal levels of male hormones, known as androgens, such as testosterone.
Middle-aged spread, also commonly known as the hormonal spread, is a sad fact of life for anyone over the age of 40. It is the time when your hormones seem to gang up on you, and everything you eat lands up on your belly or your thighs. No matter how hard you try, nothing moves the extra layers of flab.
Estrogen is an important group of hormones responsible for the development of sexual characteristics and reproduction in women. Consisting of estradiol, estriol, and estrone (three hormones chemically similar to each other), estrogen is produced and released by the adrenal glands, fat tissues, and ovaries. Estrone and estradiol are produced mostly in the ovaries of women experiencing premenopause while estriol is produced and released by the placenta in pregnant women.
There is often a lot of discussion about weight as you grow older. There are those who cling to the idea that gaining weight is a natural part of aging, while others believe this is not so.
Produced by the brain, the thyroid gland, adrenals and reproductive organs, hormones are the “chemical messengers” of the body, regulating human growth, age-related developmental characteristics, metabolism, mental health and emotional responses.
Hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone also play vital roles in facilitating cell-to-organ messaging, stabilizing sleep patterns, managing stress and supporting immune system functioning.
Due to illness, disease, menopause or “andropause”, hormone production may decrease significantly enough to cause physical, emotional and cognitive symptoms that severely interfere with your health and quality of life.
10 Ways to Avoid Erectile Dysfunction Erectile dysfunction, (ED) also known as impotence, is far more common among men than is realized. It is not unusual for a man to occasionally have trouble getting or maintaining an erection, but if it starts happening more and more often, it should not be ignored. If this is…
The human body has 2 layers of fat. The layer just under the skin is known as subcutaneous fat, while the deeper layer inside the abdomen is called visceral fat. A certain amount of visceral fat is needed to cushion the internal organs against damage from injuries, accidents, and bumps – but too much of it settles around your middle and is called belly fat.1
How Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy can help you to Stay Sexually Healthy as You Age It’s not true that sex has to expire as you get older. Sex can be a powerful emotional experience and great for improving health. It is not only for the young, and although sex over the age of 55 or…
WHY IS SLEEP SO VERY IMPORTANT? Are you getting a good night’s sleep? Getting enough sleep has an important role in your well-being and health throughout your life. Quality sleep can help protect your physical health, mental health, and quality of life.1 If you are always irritable, cranky, cannot concentrate well, and lack energy when you…