The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the lower neck. It plays a pivotal role in metabolism and the function of the kidneys, heart, liver, brain and skin. Taking care of your thyroid is important to your overall health and according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, about one in eight women will […]
‘Ask Your Doctor If Duavee Is Right For You’… or don’t! Duavee is used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe hot flushes due to the menopause and the prevention of postmenopausal bone loss. But before you ask your doctor about Duavee… there’s a few things you need to know and chances are, after reading this alert, […]
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is like a horror movie villain who won’t die.
Year after year, that’s how it’s been with pharmaceutical hormone replacement therapy.
In 2002, the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study linked HRT to a sharply increased risk of breast cancer.
Since then, the risks have piled up. Research has linked heart attack, stroke, dementia, and ovarian cancer to HRT use.
Now, 10 years later, HRT pops up at the door. Again!
Stress prompts your adrenal glands to produce a hormone called cortisol. It helps you cope and keeps you alert. Adrenals also produce DHEA, an energy hormone. But when stress becomes chronic, cortisol production stays high. Then DHEA levels drop and fatigue sets in. Your stamina wanes. You can’t concentrate.
And that’s when your body sends that signal: Get me a cuppa Joe — now!
But that cup of strong coffee won’t save you… neither will the next one and the one after that. It will give you a boost. You’ll feel better for the moment. But then you need another, and another, and another…
The good news is that you can break free of this rut, get your hormones back on track, and literally turn your whole life around.