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*Is It Menopause… Or Adrenal Fatigue?

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Why It May Be Adrenal Fatigue Many of us have seem our health diminish after coming out of a cold and dreary winter season filled with unhealthy comfort foods. While you may just be chucking this up to a long winter you may actually be missing the many severe warning signs of Adrenal Fatigue. Your adrenal glands secrete 4 main hormones which effect just about EVERY bodily function. This is one of the main reasons that adrenal fatigue is often overlooked by most physicians or even diagnosed as a completely…

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Signs of Adrenal Fatigue vs Hypothyroidism

*Is Your Thyroid Disease Really an Adrenal Disorder?

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How Adrenal Disorders Can Disguise Themselves as Thyroid Disease Understanding the Basics of Hypothyroidism According to the American Thyroid Association, hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone and, just like other hormone deficiencies, it can affect almost every aspect of your wellbeing. It can make you feel weak & fatigued, cause unordinary weight gain, and can lead to even more serious health concerns in left untreated. Low thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy can even harm the baby! I know this is a scary…

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*Should women take HRT before the menopause?

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Should women take HRT before the menopause? Some experts now say it’s the best way to ease your symptoms – and avoid long-term health problems Recent survey found many menopausal women are struggling without HRT Some specialists say they should take preventative action in their 40s   Until now, most women – and doctors – have thought you should only seek help for the menopause if symptoms become unbearable. Even then, concerns about possible side-effects have led many GPs to recommend that women try to manage without hormone replacement therapy….

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Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid feedback system

*The Importance of Thyroid Supplementation

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THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THYROID HORMONE, IQ, AND . . . THE SOUL? If the human soul has a molecular structure, it is surely that of thyroxine. Why? Because this hormone, secreted by the thyroid gland, has the primary function of regulating metabolism. Without the stabilizing influence of thyroxine to keep our myriad of molecular systems in balance, we would become a metabolic disaster area, and the essence of who we are would corrode away in the ensuing chemical chaos. Without thyroxine, our minds — those cornucopias of thought, perception, emotion,…

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Healthy Fat Loss vs Unhealthy Weight Loss

*The Difference Between Weight Loss and Fat Loss and How Your Hormones Effect Which One You’re Doing

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Caloric Weight Loss vs Hormonal Fat Loss   The Conventional Calorie-Cutting Weight Loss Method When you attempt to lighten your load by consuming less calories than you burn, there is no telling whether the weight you lose is coming from fat or muscle. This may be hard to visualize since you increase your activity, eat less and see your number shrinking on the scale. Here is the kicker though, you may be losing weight in the short term but you will probably not see any significant changes in the two…

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Chart of Ovulation - Estrogen and Progesterone Cycles

*How Hormones Control Premenstrual Syndrome and Menopause

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Hormonal Balance in Women — How Hormones Control Premenstrual Syndrome and Menopause Hormones affect almost every bodily function because they are the mean of communication between various systems. Because they are so vital to every system, even a small imbalance can host a plethora of different systems, some of which can be very debilitating. Hormonal imbalance can create an issue in fertility, libido and general health. During menopause, a women’s sex hormones will decline (estrogen, progesterone and even testosterone). Due to the fact that these hormones either decline to low or decline at…

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