HORMONES


  • MENOPAUSE

    MENOPAUSE

    Menopause is the time in a woman’s life when her periods (menstruation) stop. Most often, it is a natural, normal body change that most often occurs between ages 45 to 55. After menopause, a woman can no longer become pregnant. Causes During menopause, a woman’s ovaries stop releasing eggs. The body produces less of the…


  • Addison disease

    Addison disease

    Addison disease is a disorder that occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough hormones. What are the symptoms of Addison’s disease? People who have Addison’s disease may experience the following symptoms: muscle weakness fatigue and tiredness darkening in skin color weight loss or decreased appetite a decrease in heart rate or blood pressure low blood…


  • MELATONIN AND INSOMNIA

    MELATONIN AND INSOMNIA

    WHAT IS MELATONIN? Melatonin is a hormone made by the pineal gland. That’s a pea-sized gland found just above the middle of your brain. It helps your body know when it’s time to sleep and wake up. Normally, your body makes more melatonin at night. Levels usually start to go up in the evening once the sun sets. They drop in the morning…


  • CAN BLOOD TESTS ALSO AID IN LOSING WEIGHT?

    CAN BLOOD TESTS ALSO AID IN LOSING WEIGHT?

    You have restricted fat, sugar, oil, and rice from the diet; have you ever pushed yourself to the extremes of exercise but still, you are gaining weight!   You fail to see the reason behind unexplained weight gain. Well, you are still missing out on an important aspect, your physiological health. In simpler terms, your blood may have the…


  • CORTISOL – THE STRESS HORMONE

    CORTISOL – THE STRESS HORMONE

    What Is Cortisol ? Cortisol is often called the “stress hormone” because of its connection to the stress response, however, cortisol is much more than just a hormone released during stress. Understanding cortisol and its affect on the body will help you balance your hormones and achieve good health. Think of cortisol as nature’s built-in alarm system..…