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Category Archives: Hormones

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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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Thyroid Health

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland found inside your neck, under your larynx or voice box. As one of the largest endocrine glands it greatly influences almost every cell in your body.  It regulates metabolism and your weight by controlling the fat-burning process and are responsible for the growth and development in children as […]

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Sleeping Naked

Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked Improved blood circulation When your not wearing any clothing your blood flow is less restricted,  benefiting your entire body, especially your heart and muscles. Healthier skin and genitals Bacteria love warm, moist areas, so going without undies, can be particularly beneficial for women prone to yeast infections. Improved sperm quality […]

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Hormone Health for Men

Read on to discover which herbs could help you live a happier healthier life. Please ensure you consult a qualified healthcare practitioner, products available at our clinic health food store. Many Men avoid treatment for their hormone imbalances as the  common symptoms such as Erectile dysfunction and low libido may cause embarrassment or shame. However […]

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Female Hormone Health

Menopausal or PMS Symptoms such as Cramps, bloating, anxiety, hot flushes, heavy bleeding, just to name a few are not  NORMAL and are due to hormonal  imbalances which can be rectified using non damaging  treatments involving herbs and  supplements.  Addressing these symptoms now before they lead to more devastating health  concerns is vital. Read on […]

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