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Category Archives: Hormones

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Intermittent Fasting

                Do you get sick often? Are you fatigued? Do you get brain fog? Are you fat around the middle? Are you a light sleeper? Do you have Thyroid Problems? Do you get injured and find it hard to heal? Do have trouble with your hormones? Do you […]

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Getting Quality Sleep

Getting Quality Sleep When you are forced to go without electricity, such as when  camping or if the power goes out, you sleep deeper and arise more    rested. Light sources at night interrupt your circadian clock and melatonin levels, both responsible for how deeply you sleep and well rested you feel the next day. Aside […]

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Lack of Sleep

                Are you suffering from lack of sleep? Reduced ability to learn or remember Reduced productivity at work and poor grades in school Reduced ability to perform tasks Reduced athletic performance Reduced creativity at work and other activities Reduced reaction time Decreased immune function Increased risk of neurological […]

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Probiotics and Pregnancy

                Early antibiotics predicts childhood obesity and central adiposity.  Research indicates Australian Medical  Doctors  prescribe antibiotics 9 x more than they should.  Emerging data shows antibiotics given in the first 3 years of life have a lasting effect on the heath of the   person for the rest of […]

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Vitamin D and Obesity

                There is much interest in the relationship between obesity and vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is stored as the parent compound, cholecalciferol, in the muscles and fat.      However, in cases of  obesity, vitamin D essentially becomes sequestered by fat cells leaving it unavailable for mobilization when needed.  […]

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Are you cranky?

                I have noticed when working with women around my age and older that they are all so sensitive and cranky and unreasonable.  This is all caused by a  decline in their hormones. Symptoms of low Oestrogen: Irritability, overanalysing, vaginal dryness, increased  urinary tract infections, irregular periods, breast  […]

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Melatonin

Melatonin Combats Inflammation, Offers Mood and Anti-Aging Brain Support Melatonin regulates our cycles, mood, reproduction, weight and even cancer. Melatonin is a hormone your body produces at night, and one of its primary roles is to help you sleep. Did you know, for instance, that melatonin may help protect against heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, migraine […]

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Hypothyroidism

                Sounds like a Thyroid problem to me… If you have any of the following, it would be important to book an appointment with your Natural Health Practitioner to have a Thyroid Check – Fatigue/Yawning – Neck and shoulder pain – Weight gain – Dry, rough or scaly […]

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Fatigue

                Fatigue, as a protector of the brain. Hypocortisolaemia (Adrenal fatigue) and fatigue can be seen in the following conditions.  It is thought now that this is a protective  response, following fatigue to conserve energy during threats beyond the ability of the organism to cope, and thereby serves […]

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The Hypothalamus

Hypothalamus In the order of endocrine command, the hypothalamus is the body’s CEO,  orchestrating the events of the rest of the endocrine system.   What does the Hypothalamus do Controls autonomic reflexes Controls body thermostat and body sleep cycles Initiates adrenal stress response and secretion of Cortisol, DHEA and Aldosterone initiates the female cycle by […]

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