sex hormones

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. …

Testtosterone

Listen Up, Ladies: 3 Reasons You Need Testosterone

Want more energy, sex drive, and confidence? This “guy’s hormone” is yours, too. Do you ever feel so tired, you could just sleep all day? When you think of someone with high levels of testosterone, what comes to mind? A man, right? Hulking muscles? Pumping iron at the gym? Maybe even grunting a bit? Produced naturally by your adrenal glands, …

What’s Happening to My Skin

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 …

Estrogen

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, …