Hormones

PCOS

PCOS: A Mystery or Just Misunderstood? What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder that affects many women. A  combination of several factors such as Insulin resistance, Gut Health, and Stress levels play a huge role in PCOS. Common Symptoms: Irregular periods or no periods at all Heavy bleeding during periods

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The Real Reason for Low Testosterone

Testosterone: The Real Reason It’s Low Symptoms of Low Testosterone: Fatigue Loss of muscle mass Increased abdominal fat Depression Decreased libido (sex drive) Low sperm count Erectile dysfunction How It’s Made: In men, the production of Testosterone involves a series of signals sent from the brain to the testes. Starting with the hypothalamus, gonadotropin-releasing hormone

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism: The Hidden Cause of Your Health Problems What is Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland doesn’t release enough hormones. There can be several reasons for this happening. With a low amount of thyroid hormones present, the body’s metabolism and other functions slow down dramatically. From digestion to the regulation of body temperature, the

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