Hormone Therapy

5 Spring Health Tips

…key ingredient in many memory supplements. In addition to supporting optimal brain cell function, PS is also reported to lower levels of stress hormones and improve sense of well-being. But research suggests it may also help with your golf game. German researchers recruited healthy golfers and evaluated…

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Achieve a Healthy Weight With Irvingia gabonensis

…blood and its conversion into triglycerides. 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…

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Natural Treatments for Fibromyalgia

…treatment for fibromyalgia dramatically improves symptoms. * Measure hormone levels. Women of pre- and postmenopausal age are low not only in estrogen and progesterone but oftentimes in thyroid and adrenal hormones. Addressing hormonal deficiencies has profound effects on a wide range of symptoms. * Re…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…K–rich, nitric oxide–boosting leafy greens. * 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 breakdown…

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Natural Treatments for COPD

…Be 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 patients…

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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, supplementing…

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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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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 poorly absorbed…

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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 look at…

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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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Medical Radiation Increases Cancer Risk Factors

…cancer 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 experts…

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Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

…infection, hip fracture, nutritional deficiencies, and memory decline. Fortunately, there’s a better solution: melatonin. Best known as the sleep hormone, researchers are now discovering melatonin’s remarkable ability to suppress stomach acid and protect the esophagus from the caustic effects of gastric…

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The Reciprocal Relationship Between Blood Sugar and Sleep

…sleep is a powerful regulator of appetite. During sleep, the body’s production of leptin, an appetite-suppressing hormone, increases, and levels of grehlin, an appetite-stimulating hormone, decreases. Researchers at the University of Chicago examined 12 healthy young men after their sleep was restricted…

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