OESTROGEN – MANAGING THE MASTER HORMONE

October 18, 2012 by  
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Oestrogen is essential for healthy female reproductive function. This hormone plays a part in every stage of a female’s life – from early childhood development to puberty, throughout the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, childbirth and finally, through the menopausal years. Too many women suffer from symptoms related to having either too much or not enough oestrogen […]

HORMONES ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

September 5, 2012 by  
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Testosterone Metabolite Linked to Arterial Stiffness – Role of Inflammation The decline in dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) due to ageing may be one reason behind increased cardiovascular disease risk in ageing populations, and this in turn may be mediated through inflammatory processes. We can expect many changes as we age, everything from declining hormone levels to elevated […]