hormonal-imbalances

Everything you need to know about hormonal imbalances

Changes in hormones can wreak havoc on your health. Hormones are complicated, and they require a delicate balance to keep you looking and feeling great. Hormonal imbalances happen to us all. In fact, they’re a natural part of the aging process. But this doesn’t make the experience any less frustrating. Depending upon the severity of a hormonal imbalance, the experience …

low estrogen

10 symptoms of low estrogen and how to treat it

Estrogen is the primary hormone that sets women apart from men. While men have it in small amounts, women have far more. To stay healthy and feeling good, it’s important to have adequate amounts of estrogen. When we’re low in this particular hormone, a host of irritating symptoms typically occurs. Let’s take a look at 10 symptoms of low estrogen …

perimenopause

Understanding perimenopause: symptoms and treatment

For many women, perimenopause can be complex and confusing. When does it begin? When will it end? Are my symptoms normal? What’s going on with my hormones? These are common questions that beg sound answers. If you’re entering into the period of perimenopause, or are in the throes of it as we speak, read on to gain a better understanding …

reduce inflammation

5 things you didn’t know can reduce inflammation

Chronic inflammation is a known precursor to some very serious health issues. Diseases like obesity, diabetes, arthritis, and poor digestion are linked to ongoing inflammation in the body. Even heart disease is related to inflammation. We become excessively inflammatory for a number of reasons, and they’re typically associated with our daily habits. Fortunately, there are also a number of ways …

more active

How to be more active every day

Does your lifestyle make it hard to be active? Maybe you work a desk job that has you sitting in a chair all day. Or perhaps you commute an hour to work and back, drive your kids to their various activities and events, and spend more time sitting in the car than you know is good for you. If this …

is HRT right for you?

Is HRT right for you? 20 questions to ask

Are you curious about hormone replacement therapy? Maybe you’re suffering some of the more extreme symptoms of menopause and desperate to find relief. Hormone replacement therapy, also known as HRT, brings to mind a myriad of questions from women in the throes of menopause. It’s a confusing topic, with acronyms galore — HT (hormone therapy), ERT (estrogen replacement therapy), ET …