hormones weight gain

Hormones and weight gain: How to fix the hormones that control your weight

Did you know that your weight is directly related to your hormones? This is a fact many of us forget as we travel along the often slow and frustrating road to weight loss. To maintain a weight that’s healthy for our unique bodily makeup, a delicate balance of hormones is required. If certain hormones are off-kilter, weight gain often results. …

5 essential vitamins and supplements that help balance hormones

Hormones can cause issues for many women, especially upon entering perimenopause. All sorts of frustrating fluctuations can occur, and these fluctuations impact nearly every aspect of a woman’s life. When our hormones are imbalanced, we may experience major mood swings and irritability. We might have trouble sleeping. We may experience a decrease in sex drive. We might gain weight. We …

vitamin D

Symptoms of low vitamin D

Are you getting enough vitamin D? How do you even know? Most of us are deficient in this essential nutrient, especially during the winter months when sunlight is scarce. Vitamin D deficiency is linked to many disease processes. It also plays a role in weight gain. If you’re struggling with weight loss, there’s a very good chance you’re also struggling …

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 …