Why You May be Estrogen Dominant Even if You’re Under 30

The Rise of Hormone Problems in Women In the past 40 years, there’s been a rise in female-related illnesses never seen before in history. Today, we see the age of puberty and a girl’s first menstrual cycle dropping to as low as 10 years of age, endometriosis afflicting 10% of all perimenopausal women; Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), rising and afflicting close …

What Causes PMS and How You Can Get Rid of It

If you’ve every had a conversation with a group of friends about PMS you probably found that no two of you experience it exactly the same. Why is that? Well, it’s mostly because no two of us are exactly alike hormonally even though we all experience a menstrual cycle under normal healthy conditions. But we also have different lifestyles, health …

6 Myths About Your Hormones – Part 2

In part one of our two part blog we gave you the facts about the three most well known hormones, estrogen, progesterone and testosterone and directly took on the most common myths about each of them. In this article we’ll look at the three lesser known (and even less understood) but just as important, key hormones crucial to your health. …

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6 Myths About Your Hormones – Part 1

How much do you really know about your hormones? While in recent years, as research on women’s health issues has expanded, including studies on hormones and your health, most of us still don’t fully understand what hormones do and why. Instead most of what you know or believe is passed down, sometimes erroneously from friends or family, even your doctor, …

The Connection Between Estrogen and Your Thyroid

Why having too much estrogen can wreak havoc on your thyroid – and how to get things back to normal Have you and your thyroid gotten acquainted with each other lately? Indeed, you may have, if you’re one of the 13-27 million Americans with thyroid disease Shockingly, that number is on the rise, and women are five to eight times …

What hormones am I trying to balance, anyway?

How optimal levels of estrogen and progesterone restore your vitality   Whenever you confess to someone – your care provider, your sister, your friend – about random health ails, like poor sleep, mood weirdness, or weight that won’t come off, do they ever respond: “oh, it’s probably your hormones”? And then do you, confused, think, “um. What’s that about my …

Younger Women and Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalance doesn’t just happen in menopause – it can hit as soon as your 30s. Here are the signs and how to treat it.   “Hormone imbalance.” It’s a problem you probably associate with menopause. Something you don’t need to worry about until mid-life, right? “Then how come,” you ask yourself, “I’m feeling just a bit off lately?” The …