stress in younger women

Stress And Its Killer Effect On Younger Women

A new mom desperately rocking a wailing baby who won’t sleep. A tired working woman sitting in her new office after her fourth corporate job leap. A female student holed up in a library, pouring over notes and books for her upcoming exams. A woman back in her childhood bedroom, unemployed and desperately wondering what her next move will be. …

hot flashes

What are hot flashes and why do you get them?

And, how to get less of them. If you’re anything like the 80% of women who experience hot flashes during menopause, then you already know: they aren’t exactly comfortable. (And for you lucky 20%, we envy you!) But what’s the precise biological function governing these hot flashes? What creates the sudden rush of sweats and OMG-somebody-turn-on-the-AC! feeling? And if you’ve …

hormone imbalance

The 6 Signs of Hormone Imbalance Women Ignore

Do you know what to look out for?   You’re tired. Your digestion isn’t great. And despite your best efforts, you’ve got stubborn weight that just won’t budge. What gives? Most of us know that for women, pronounced hormone changes occur in our 40s and 50s. Those changes affect the symptoms listed above, and so much more. But what you …

why diets don't work

Why Diets Don’t Work When Your Hormones Are Out Of Balance

Weight is something that seems to be on the mind of women of all ages on a regular, maybe even daily basis. When we grow older it gets harder and harder to control our body weight, no matter what promising new diet we try. As you might know, for most women, progesterone production starts to gradually decrease beginning around age …

The Connection Between Estrogen Dominance and A Sluggish 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 more likely than …

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?” …