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. …

inflammation and weight gain

The link between chronic inflammation and weight gain

There’s a secret weight-loss saboteur lurking within your body you might not be aware of. Stress can cause it. So can environmental toxins. Eating a poor diet also leads to it. It’s called chronic inflammation, and it’s rampant and widespread these days. It’s up to you to take preventive measures to stop inflammation in its tracks and keep it from …

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 …

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 …

hormone replacement therapy

What you need to know about hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy is a subject not without controversy. Tinkering with hormones is a tricky thing. Hormones affect so much — your quality of sleep, libido (or lack thereof), stress response, emotional well-being, and much more. So, we want to be careful and deliberate when treating hormonal imbalances as we age. What’s more, every woman responds differently to various treatments. …