Balancing Your Hormones

2021-04-05T17:28:50-05:00

It's All About Balance... How Proper Hormone Balance Affects Women’s Health Hormones comprise a delicately balanced system in the body. People with a healthy hormone balance tend to enjoy long, healthy, and productive lives, but long-term hormone imbalances may take their toll on

Breast Health Awareness

2020-08-04T12:05:20-05:00

Breast Health Awareness When talking about breast health, most women think of cancer as their primary concern. While breast cancer is a serious health problem, many breast conditions are not necessarily associated with breast cancer. These conditions often do not indicate breast cancer, though

Liver

2020-08-03T11:51:17-05:00

The Liver's Role in Hormone Balance Everything we breathe, ingest, or absorb through the skin gets into the bloodstream and eventually passes through the liver. Because the liver is the body's primary detoxifier, keeping it healthy is critical to your overall health, including

Male Hormones

2021-02-11T16:38:58-06:00

A Perspective on Male Hormones The Yin-Yang of Testosterone and Estrogen Everyone knows that testosterone is the essence of maleness. It is what makes men feel better, look better, and perform better— both physically and sexually. But many people may be surprised to learn

Menstrual Bleeding

2020-08-03T11:53:33-05:00

Menstrual Bleeding A Healthy and Necessary Function in Women’s Health Menstrual bleeding is a nor­mal, healthy, and cleansing process. However, one concern expressed by many women is that they don’t know what is “normal” when they experience menstrual bleeding. Understanding how and why

Osteoporosis

2020-08-03T11:53:09-05:00

Osteoporosis Can You Feel It In Your Bones? Osteoporosis is a progressive disease of the skeletal system in which bones become so brittle that they break more easily than they should. According to the World Health Organization, this disease is characterized by a

Oxytocin: The Hormone of Love

2021-02-11T17:03:15-06:00

Oxytocin The Hormone of Love and So Much More Oxytocin is most often associated with cuddling, massage, and orgasm during sex, leading to its nickname: the “love hormone.” Its primary medical use is to initiate uterine contractions during childbirth and to stimulate the

A Lifetime of Progesterone

2021-02-11T17:13:58-06:00

A Lifetime of Progesterone Progesterone is an essential element of a long and healthy life. The body's need for this hormone spans an entire lifetime, from being essential for conception to offering disease prevention and other significant health benefits throughout all life stages. In

Skin

2020-08-03T12:08:19-05:00

The Skinny on Our Skin The largest organ in our body is our skin. Weighing on average six pounds, it provides a myriad of critical functions and is involved in a wide variety of jobs that affect the entire body. As our body's outer

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