Articles for topic: hormones
Approximately 1 in 3000 babies are born each year with an under-developed thyroid gland and 2-4% of pregnant mothers are affected by thyroid disease.
Studies have shown that the average age of puberty is falling fast. Phytoestrogens present in food are boosting oestrogen levels in the population at large and could partly explain this phenomenon in young women.
Dry eye symptoms go along with other menopausal signs of “drying,” such as sore joints and dry vaginal tissue, but we don’t usually associate this with hormone imbalance.
It is not something we like to talk about, but many women at menopause do experience bladder weakness. Here is why it occurs and what you can do about it.
Women really only have two hormones to worry about. They are oestrogen and progesterone and they dominate our lives from puberty to post menopause.
Although bioidentical natural progesterone as a natural diuretic can help with bloating, here is another reason you may be experiencing a shift in your weight at menopause.
I have heard much that is positive and a lot that is negative and uninformed about bioidentical hormones. There are some common fictions that arise, so I am sharing my responses to them as they may prove helpful for you too.
We are all so much more conscious of how much influence a good diet has on our health, and particularly when it comes to breast cancer.
Adrenal Fatigue can be a reason women are exhausted, irritable and unhappy. It is related to hormone health, so here is the bioidentical perspective on why you always feel tired and stressed.
Severely under diagnosed and recognised, many women have symptoms of low thyroid without realising it. Treatment can include support from bioidentical natural progesterone, but first you need to know the signs.