Category: Hormones

How to Improve Estrogen Imbalance Naturally

You probably remember estrogen from high school health class. It is one of your primary female sex hormones and it plays a critical role in your hormonal health. Estrogen imbalance can lead to an array of symptoms and health issues, including premenstrual symptoms, menstrual problems, endometriosis, infertility, headaches, and fatigue. If you are dealing with […]

The Histamine-PCOS Connection

Did you know that there is a strong histamine-PCOS connection? If you have PCOS, you are all too familiar with irregular periods, hair loss, ovarian cysts, weight gain, and other symptoms. What you may not know is that if you have PCOS, you may also have histamine intolerance. The good news is that once you […]

The Histamine-Estrogen Connection

Sometimes, it seems like the answer to most questions about our bodies are centered around these little invisible things called hormones. Don’t know why you’re crying? Hormones. Don’t know why you’re bloated? Hormones. They affect everything from the good to the bad to the ugly. While estrogen is typically associated with women because they have […]

How Too Much Exercise Can Make You Gain Weight

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Until I turned 27, I had never had an issue with my weight. I was eating a healthy diet and exercising 6 days a week, doing high intensity training for over an hour each day. Yet I was gaining more and more weight, 30 pounds to be exact! I couldn’t understand why I was working […]

How to Boost Testosterone Naturally

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Testosterone is often associated with men. It is not something that many women think they need to worry about, but the truth is that this important hormone impacts both men and women and having a deficiency can lead to a handful of symptoms. Low testosterone is something that is causing issues in both men and […]

What is PCOS and What Can You Do About It?

PCOS stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome and something that I see in my practice all the time. It is also one of the number one causes of infertility and is a hormonal disorder that many women don’t even know that they have. PCOS affects anywhere from 5-20% of women who are of childbearing age, and […]

Hormone Imbalance-What Can Be Causing It?

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Hormone Imbalance Fast Facts There are many different types of hormones in our bodies like estrogen, progesterone, adrenaline, testosterone, cortisol and insulin. Hormones, also known as chemical messengers, control many processes in the body like reproduction, growth, metabolism, responding to stress and more. Glands like the adrenals, thyroid and pituitary secrete these hormones and any […]