Hormones

Hormones and Mood

September 30, 2020

Most people experience shifts in mood in one way or another. Such shifts may be subtle or can be extreme. In most cases, it is quite normal to have days where you feel sad or days when you feel overjoyed. It’s common to experience a change in mood occasionally or to go through a short period of feeling elated or blue. But if your behavior is unpredictable for a number of days or longer, it may be a sign of something more serious. As long as mood changes do not interfere with life or cause damage to your life, they are generally considered to be healthy. So how do you know if shifts in mood are something to be concerned about or normal?

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Is Taking DIM Right For You?

April 28, 2019

Do you struggle with unexplained weight gain, PMS symptoms, fatigue, or acne? Have you ever thought it may be related to estrogen dominance?

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Struggling with Thinning Scalp Hair?

December 23, 2018

Hair loss can affect just your scalp or your entire body. It can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions or medications. Anyone can experience hair loss.

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Could Cannabis Lube Be the Secret to Enhanced Female Sexual Pleasure?

November 25, 2018

Just when I thought I had finally become familiar with all the possible medical uses of cannabis, I came across a few articles touting the benefits of cannabis lube for female orgasm.

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Boost Your Mood With Vitamin D

October 2, 2018

Do you get enough vitamin D? There could be many warning signs or symptoms of vitamin D deficiency in your life or of someone you know.

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Low Dose Naltrexone & Its Role In Autoimmune Disorders

September 21, 2018

Low dose naltrexone (LDN) is being prescribed for autoimmune conditions by a greater number of providers.

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A Little More About MTHFR (C677T Mutation)

August 31, 2018

Over the past few months, a handful of patients have asked what they can do if they have the MTHFR C677T mutation. Recommendations can vary depending on whether an individual has a heterozygous (1 copy of C677T) or a homozygous (2 copies of C677T) mutation.

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Iodine Deficiency on the Rise

June 25, 2018

Iodine is an essential mineral. Your thyroid gland uses it to make thyroid hormones, which help control growth, repair damaged cells and support a healthy metabolism. Unfortunately, up to a third of people worldwide are at risk of an iodine deficiency.

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Growth Hormone – Are You Deficient?

June 1, 2018

The older you are, the harder it is to lose weight. You can eat right, exercise, and cut out sweets, but the scale doesn’t budge. Why? It has a lot to do with your hormones.

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The IUD – What You Need to Know

May 1, 2018

An IUD is a tiny device that is placed in the uterus to prevent pregnancy. It is long-term, reversible, and one of the most effective birth control methods available. IUD stands for intrauterine device. It is a small piece of flexible plastic shaped like a T.

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Diagnosing Thyroid Disorders – Is TSH Adequate?

April 26, 2018

Thyroid deficiency is a common disorder where there is inadequate cellular thyroid levels to meet the needs of the tissues.

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Peri-Menopause, Menopause, Post-Menopause?

June 8, 2017

Peri-Menopause, Menopause, Post-Menopause…What Does This All Mean??

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