Category Archives: Hormonal Health


Research Indicates a Positive Correlation Between Physical Activity and Pregnancy

Research Indicates a Positive Correlation Between Physical Activity and Pregnancy

The term ‘fecundability’ refers to a woman’s probability of becoming pregnant within a certain period of time, usually within one menstrual cycle. Many women who are deemed infertile have difficulty becoming pregnant or having a pregnancy reach full term. However, research now suggests there is a close correlation between physical activity and pregnancy. According to […]

Manage Adrenal Fatigue with Tea and Epigenetics

Manage Adrenal Fatigue with Tea and Epigenetics

For years, many have known tea to be a beneficial drink that can improve one’s overall health. In fact, tea has been known to help calm the nerves during times of stress. Recently too, it has been proven that tea and epigenetics can play a key role when it comes to promoting good hormonal balance. […]

Delay Menopause: Check Your Diet

Delay Menopause: Check Your Diet

One thing almost all women have in common is the fact that at some stage of their lives, they are going to experience menopause. Sleep may become an issue, with mood swings, irregular periods, and hot flashes becoming the order of the day. Less common symptoms associated with perimenopause (the run-up to menopause) include painful […]

Benefits of Ketamine: A New Pinch Hitter for Depression? – Part 1

Benefits of Ketamine: A New Pinch Hitter for Depression? – Part 1

Depression is no longer a so-called “first world problem” – it’s a worldwide epidemic of huge proportions. It’s estimated that around 350 million people around the world have depression. That’s almost 5% of the global population. Around 16 million people in the US alone have had at least one episode of major depression. There are […]

Having Trouble Conceiving? These Natural Fertility Supplements Could Help – Part 1

Having Trouble Conceiving? These Natural Fertility Supplements Could Help – Part 1

There is cause for hope and cause for worry regarding both male and female fertility these days. On the one hand, new medical interventions have made possible what was previously impossible – helping women get pregnant long after the decline of their fertility using procedures like IVF and egg donations. On the other hand, there […]

The Essential Guide to Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Essential Guide to Seasonal Affective Disorder

There are a number of mood disorders out there. They can put more stress on your body and cause almost unmanageable mood swings that negatively affect your quality of life. Seasonal Affective Disorder is one of these. It is relatively new to the field of psychology, and it manifests as a depressed mood that’s related […]

How to Slow Aging: Periodic Fasting, Estrogen, and Autophagy – Part 3

How to Slow Aging: Periodic Fasting, Estrogen, and Autophagy – Part 3

Read Part 1 | Part 2 Fast-Mimicking Diets New research into diets that mimic fasting has proven to be promising for weight loss and other benefits of dieting. These diets are four-day reduced calorie diets that are remarkably similar to periodic fasting. Following this kind of diet decreased visceral belly fat and increased the number […]

How to Slow Aging: Periodic Fasting, Estrogen, and Autophagy – Part 2

How to Slow Aging: Periodic Fasting, Estrogen, and Autophagy – Part 2

Read Part 1 | Part 3 Autophagy: Fasting for Cell Regeneration What is autophagy? Basically, it’s the process in which your body disposes of dead or deteriorating cells, changing them into enzymes that can then be used by your body to develop proteins. Literally, autophagy means “self-eating.” Your body consumes itself on a regular basis […]

How to Slow Aging: Periodic Fasting, Estrogen, and Autophagy – Part 1

How to Slow Aging: Periodic Fasting, Estrogen, and Autophagy – Part 1

Periodic fasting is going without food, drinking only water, for a period of time that may last from 12 to 16 hours. Most people undergo this kind of fasting in an effort to try to lose weight. However, there is mounting evidence that periodic fasting leads to an increase in estrogen production, which then leads […]

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