Is Intermittent Fasting Disrupting Your Hormones?

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Intermittent fasting has been used as a weight loss tool for years. Recently, it has become popular again amongst the health and fitness world as numerous individuals have shared their success stories. Intermittent fasting takes a different approach to the typical diet. Rather than emphasizing which foods a person should eat,

3 Hunger Hormones And How To Tame Them

While many hormone issues are female and male dependent, hunger hormones, for the most part, function similarly in both men and women. Of course, issues can be compounded for each gender depending on what is occurring with sex hormones. Understanding how hormones affect your hunger cues can help you be in charge, and take proactive steps to regulate these hormones.

Hormone Help Part 3: Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA and Cortisol

Hormone Help Part 3: Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA and Cortisol

Progesterone

While estrogen is the most well known female hormone, Progesterone should be considered “a girl’s best friend.” This hormone is responsible for helping us feel the way we prefer to feel. It supports a good mood, good sleep, weight maintenance and much more such as:

  • reduce cholesterol levels
  • improve insulin resistance.
Hormone Help Part 2: Estrogen

Hormone Help Part 2: Estrogen

In Part 1 of our Hormone Help series, we reviewed what hormones and neurotransmitters (NTs) are and how important it is to consider them together when dealing with any hormone related or mood/mental health issues. As we continue go deep into hormone health, we will define some of the “heavy hitter” hormones that can have life-altering effects particularly in women.

Hormone Help Part 2: Estrogen

Hormone Help Part 1: How Hormones and Neurotransmitters Make or Break Your Health

Hormones and neurotransmitters are the foundation of your health. These two body systems along with the immune system work nonstop to keep your biological rhythms balanced. When hormones or neurotransmitters are out of balance, too much or not enough, your health will suffer. It may not be immediate, but over time, you will know the effects.

A Functional Medicine Approach to Endocrine & Hormone Imbalances

A FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE APPROACH TO ENDOCRINE HEALTH & HORMONE IMBALANCES Many of our patients come to us after years of seeing multiple doctors for symptoms they are told (or made to feel) are in their head, or just “normal aging.” We are here to confirm for you that fatigue, mood swings, poor sleep, peri and [...]

Seminar – Women’s Health & Hormones

HAVE YOU EVER... Felt like your mood, periods, menopause, fatigue, brain fog, weight fluctuations, sex drive and/or digestion was out of your control? Missed a period or multiple periods for unexplained reasons? Tried to get pregnant and were unsuccessful? Suffered with cramps, bloating, acne, heavy bleeding, clotting before or during your period? Wondered if birth control was [...]

Lab Services

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Why Food Matters

Energy and nutrients from food are the raw materials for hormone production. Without enough raw materials your body will prioritize making “survival hormones” (a.k.a stress hormones) like cortisol which is a key factor in hormone imbalances. A practical example of this is cholesterol which is the precursor of almost every major hormone in the body.

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