Category Archives: Hormonal Health


Progesterone Benefits for Estrogen Dominance and Insomnia

Progesterone Benefits for Estrogen Dominance and Insomnia

Both men and women can develop hormonal imbalances. Female hormonal imbalance is usually determined by the ratio of estrogen to progesterone. Where there is an estrogen excess, insomnia can be a problem as well as a variety of other commonly misidentified health complaints. In such instances, adding natural progesterone benefits many of these bodily functions. […]

The Benefits of Light Therapy

The Benefits of Light Therapy

Light therapy, also known as phototherapy or bright light therapy, has been shown to be an effective form of treatment for various disorders, with Seasonal Affective Disorder being the most common one. The benefits of light therapy range from providing skin treatment to boosting sexual desire in men by managing body hormones. Light therapy entails […]

The Guide to Endocrine Hormones

The Guide to Endocrine Hormones

Reproductive hormones, like estrogen and testosterone, are often the most well known hormones. Estrogen, for example, is well known as the hormone one responsible for making the uterus lining thick so an egg can implant and for causing PMS symptoms. However, estrogen is only one of many endocrine hormones that perform a multitude of vital […]

These Oxytocin Benefits Can Greatly Help in AFS Recovery

These Oxytocin Benefits Can Greatly Help in AFS Recovery

Oxytocin has been called the “love hormone” because of its beneficial effects on relationships, altruism, and social bonding. There is some research evidence that oxytocin benefits the experience of spirituality and helps relieve stress. What Is Oxytocin? Oxytocin is a chemical located in the brain, mostly in the hypothalamus, that is both a neurotransmitter and […]

Adrenal Gland Insufficiency: Causes and Symptoms

Adrenal Gland Insufficiency: Causes and Symptoms

Primary adrenal gland insufficiency is another name for Addison’s disease, a well-established medical condition that affects about four in 100,000 people, with the most famous case being John F. Kennedy. The disease is named after Thomas Addison, the 19th Century English physician who first discovered adrenal gland insufficiency. There are actually two types of adrenal […]

Progesterone Deficiency Is Often Associated With Adrenal Fatigue

Progesterone Deficiency Is Often Associated With Adrenal Fatigue

Progesterone is a female sex hormone that is mainly produced in a female’s ovaries after each month’s ovulation cycle, and it plays an important role in both pregnancy and the menstrual cycle. Besides regulating the menstrual cycle, progesterone readies a woman’s uterus for pregnancy by thickening the uterus’ lining in preparation for a fertilized egg. […]

Is An Estrogen Imbalance Affecting Your Health?

Is An Estrogen Imbalance Affecting Your Health?

Do any of the following sound familiar? If so, you may have estrogen imbalance. Unexplained weight gain even though your eating habits are consistent Headaches or migraines (especially during certain times of the month) Difficulty sleeping properly Occurrence of ovarian cysts Lumps (fibroids) in breasts Bad bouts of PMS (premenstrual syndrome) The accompanying aches and […]

Adrenal Hyperplasia or AFS?

Adrenal Hyperplasia or AFS?

Adrenal hyperplasia and adrenal fatigue syndrome, or AFS, share a number of symptoms, and they can be confused for each other without good assessment. It’s important for you to know the similarities and differences in order to inform your healthcare professional and so you can help yourself deal with symptoms. This article will deal with […]

The Truth About Menopausal Metabolic Syndrome – Part 2

The Truth About Menopausal Metabolic Syndrome – Part 2

Read Part 1 Menopause Menopause, also called Climacteric, is classified as a time in a woman’s life when her menstrual period ceases, and she is no longer able to bear children. For many, this is a new type of freedom from monthly periods often ranging from 3-10 days of discomfort and bleeding. This is the […]

The Truth About Menopausal Metabolic Syndrome – Part 1

The Truth About Menopausal Metabolic Syndrome – Part 1

Truth be told, very few women are aware of menopausal metabolic syndrome (MMS) or even the process their body undergoes during menopause. Menopause has gotten a pretty bad reputation with related hot flashes and mood swings. In order to deal accordingly with the actual physical process the body is undergoing, it is extremely important to […]

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