Hormone Therapy

5 Spring Health Tips

…should be a primary component. Beyond that, other daily detox therapies I recommend include plenty of water, a good diet rich in antioxidants, and supplements that enhance liver health. That said, fasting and physician-administered therapies like chelation to remove lead, mercury, and other heavy…

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Achieve a Healthy Weight With Irvingia gabonensis

…Therefore, it lowers blood sugar and reduces fat storage. But more important, irvingia affects two hormones that are intimately involved in weight control. Leptin is the “hunger hormone” that signals satiety and the breakdown of stored fat. You’d expect thin people to have robust…

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Tips for Treating PMS Naturally

…and Natural Hormones On the lifestyle front, you should try to eat a good diet (go easy on sodium and carbs and eat lots of potassium-rich produce), get regular exercise, do what you can to reduce stress, and give acupuncture a try. If you still need help, consider bioidentical hormone replacement.…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…overboard; aim for 25–30 grams per meal. * Consider bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Finally, osteoporosis is associated with the age-related decline of hormones that occurs in both men and women. These hormones, which include estrogen, DHEA, and testosterone, monitor the constant…

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Medical Radiation Increases Cancer Risk Factors

…risk factors and came up with two proven culprits. Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors * Conventional hormone replacement therapy with conjugated estrogen and progestin (not bioidentical hormones). * Exposure to ionizing (including medical) radiation—especially CT scans, which according to many…

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Steps to Stave Off Sarcopenia

…muscle-building (look for one containing 20-plus grams of protein). Another excellent way to prevent and reverse muscle loss is hormone replacement therapy. Human growth hormone (HGH) promotes muscle growth in both men and women, and testosterone replacement has similar effects in men. Lastly,…

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Help for Hair Loss

…encourage you to use the natural hair loss treatments I’ve told you about instead. Now it’s your turn: Have you tried any of these hair loss treatments? You May Also Be Interested In: * Seven Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism * Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy and Menopause

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Natural Treatments for COPD

…aware that continuous use of SSKI requires periodic monitoring of thyroid hormones. Mucolytics are even more promising when it comes to treating COPD. In fact, research suggests that they should be a first-line therapy. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in The Lancet, COPD…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…by normalizing testosterone levels is picking up speed. A study looking at supplemental testosterone as an adjunct therapy is underway, and many physicians who use bioidentical hormones have been treating patients with it for years. If you are male and over the age of 45, get your testosterone level…

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Does Low Testosterone Lead to Diabetes?

…by normalizing testosterone levels is picking up speed. A study looking at supplemental testosterone as an adjunct therapy is underway, and many physicians who use bioidentical hormones have been treating patients with it for years. If you are male and over the age of 45, get your testosterone level…

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Natural Treatments for Fibromyalgia

…as the “sleep hormone,” melatonin has also been shown to reduce pain associated with fibromyalgia. * Prescribe a course of clinical therapies. Patients with fibromyalgia respond well to several alternative therapies, including neurofeedback and microcurrent therapy. K.S., a nurse whose…

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Beyond Sleep: Other Benefits of Melatonin

Chances are you know that melatonin, a hormone produced in the pineal gland, is an effective natural sleep aid, but that’s not all it is. Melatonin is a potent antioxidant and anti-aging therapy that has been shown to help prevent or treat multiple medical conditions. Let’s take a closer…

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Know Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

…isn’t an effective treatment for prostate cancer and doesn’t increase longevity. Plus, other conventional therapies such as removal of the prostate and radiation therapies can cause a plethora of debilitating side-effects. Furthermore, rarely are any of these prostate cancer treatment…

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Natural Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatments

…prostate volume by inhibiting the activity of an enzyme called 5-alpha reductase that converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT), the hormone that ultimately drives prostate growth. These drugs, which include Proscar (finasteride), must be taken for weeks to months before benefits of these…

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Is Juice Healthy?

…that people with occasional insomnia who drank tart cherry juice actually slept better, likely because cherries are a natural source of the sleep hormone melatonin. Beneficial Juices: Cranberry for UTIs Everybody knows that cranberry juice can prevent and treat urinary tract infections (UTIs), but…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…associated with disease and aging—and that increasing glutathione levels is not only a smart move for health maintenance but also an effective therapy for a host of serious diseases. Boost Glutathione Levels With Food and Other Supplements As I mentioned earlier, because glutathione is so…

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