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.

How Can an Occupational Therapist Enhance a Patient’s Life?

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An occupational therapist is a health professional that aids individuals struggling with living a full and independent life, whether due to sickness, disability or other skill challenges. In many cases, an occupational therapist helps patients develop the skills they need for everyday living. Depending on the patient, skills that may need enhancing could include getting dressed,

The facts behind B vitamins

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You have probably heard the buzz about B vitamins and the supplement advertisements that claim B vitamins provide the body energy. Through all of the advertisements it can be tricky to dig through what is true and what are hyped up statements. B vitamins play an integral role for proper function,

The impact of chemicals on health

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Chemical exposure occurs on a daily basis. Harmful substances can enter the body through eating, drinking, absorption of the skin, and even breathing. While some chemical exposures are considered safe, being aware of how chemicals affect the body is important. People can respond to chemical exposure in very different ways.

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