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How “Sex Hormones” Make Your Skin Glow

Those terrible years of teen acne, those wonderful months of pregnancy glow, and that disappointing arrival of menopausal dryness. As different and unique as each skin stage is, they all derive from the same source: what we call our “sex hormones.” Estrogen and testosterone are hormones that both play large roles in the maintenance of our skin throughout our lives. …

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Are My Hormones Messing with My Anxiety?

Because mental health and hormone health have a stronger connection than you might realize. If you suffer from anxiety, you know all too well the debilitating effects it can have: panic attacks, restlessness, and, weirdly, fatigue. That’s because when your body and mind is hyped up all the time, exhaustion follows. And you can get into a cycle of panic, …

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What’s Happening to My Skin?

Don’t recognize the face in the mirror? Here’s how to use your hormones to your complexion’s advantage. Ahh, youth. Remember that time? The secret crushes? The teen angst? The questionable – very questionable – fashion choices? Amidst those memories, you probably also remember having really different skin, whether it involved acne (like 99% of us) or…it didn’t (that insanely lucky …

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 …

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 …

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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 …