How to Have Better Skin After Menopause Women that go through menopause have undoubtedly heard about the night sweats and the hot flashes. However, many women are unaware that hormonal changes take place before, during, and after menopause that can also result in skin problems, and dermatologic symptoms. Here’s a closer look at how hormone changes affect…
How BHRT may help reduce the risk of DEGENERATIVE DISEASE Degenerative diseases are chronic health problems that require ongoing treatment to delay or prevent worsening of the disease.
Besides being famous as the hormone primarily responsible for masculine characteristics, testosterone is also necessary for aspects of general health, such as supporting muscle mass, muscle strength, sperm quality/production, dispersing fat throughout the body and maintaining good bone density.
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…