Tag Archives: hormones

Is your thyroid balanced?

August 25, 2012

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by Dr. Emil Faithe —  Do you suffer from uncontrollable weight gain? Is your hair falling out? Are you exhausted, angry or depressed? Millions of people, mostly women, are living with imbalanced thyroids. Many have low thyroid function, despite the fact that their blood tests are normal. Others have been taking thyroid medicine all their […]

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Fulvic acid and mineral deficiency

August 20, 2012

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It is estiminated that 99 percent of Americans are mineral deficient, which could be the cause of 60 different diseases. Researchers have known for years that at least 90 nutrients are needed to maintain optimal health — including a minimum of 59 minerals, 16 vitamins, 12 amino acids and three essential fatty acids. Fulvic acid, […]

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The hCG myth

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. Tara Peyman —  If you have heard about the hCG diet, or know of people using hCG injections for weight loss, be sure to check all the facts about this treatment before paying for a program. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone released by the embryo and placenta in pregnant women. During […]

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Are your hormones out of whack?

August 6, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Many of us have heard or used the expression “Your hormones are out of whack.” Whether the reference was made about a spouse, friend, co-worker or even ourselves, we may wonder how much validity this slang-phrased statement truly carries. Quite a bit, actually. Hormones are powerful chemical messengers produced by […]

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“Whole”istic medicine — Jill’s story

August 1, 2012

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by Dr. Thomas Alexander —  It’s almost midnight. Jill tosses around in bed unable to fall asleep. The events of the last two years flash through her mind as she thinks about her doctor’s appointment in the morning. She’s not sure exactly when it all happened. She remembers what was probably the initial trauma in […]

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Some heartfelt thoughts on menopause

July 25, 2012

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Dr. Shelley Crombach —  There are many different psychological symptoms related to menopause. It is important for women to recognize them and remain educated about how we can improve our mental health during this time. Menopause often is viewed as a negative or “disease-like” process, rather than the natural life progression that it is. By […]

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Reflexology and hormonal balance

July 19, 2012

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by Carol Gutierrez —  Reflexology is an ancient art and science that can positively and naturally bring balance to the many physiological changes that accompany the hormonal changes that occur as women age. Hot flashes, moodiness, water retention, palpitations and mind fogginess are frequent symptoms surrounding menopause. These symptoms are due to the flux of […]

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Vote with your forks

July 13, 2012

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by Lynn O’Neill —  In this country, there are stirrings of a quiet revolution when it comes to how we think about and purchase our food. People are starting to “vote with their forks,” a term coined by farmer and writer, Wendell Berry, and made more recently famous by Michael Pollan in his book The […]

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Radiant skin

July 10, 2012

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by Dr. Renee Waldman —  The skin is the body’s largest organ — each human adult has a total surface area of about 10 square feet of skin, or approximately six pounds of skin cells. Our skin serves to protect us from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors in various ways. Not only does it […]

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10 rules for permanent fat loss

March 1, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  First and foremost, what many people may neglect to understand are the differences between weight loss and fat loss. When you are obsessed with weighing yourself on the scale, you are solely focused on weight loss. Your weight can fluctuate during the day, especially when you factor in fluid retention, sodium […]

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When sexual desire is painfully absent

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. David Roth —  There are still some problems that people just do not talk about. In the days before TV ads for Viagra, many men lived in silent shame over not being able to get and sustain an erection. And many of their partners painfully, if compassionately, conspired in keeping their secret. Many […]

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Midlife issues and bio-identical hormones

February 26, 2012

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by Gayle Mason —  Do you ever find yourself saying, “Is it hot in here or is it me?” Ah, the menopausal transition has begun. Menopause is defined as 12 successive months without a menstrual period; the average age of menopause for women in the U.S. is 51 and a half. Perimenopause, however, is the […]

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Reverse aging from a cellular level

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Have you noticed a decrease in your energy or changes in your physical and/or mental health? Many times it may be a result of your human growth hormone levels (also known and commonly referred to as HGH) dropping dramatically. If you are over the age of 30 and would like […]

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