SLEEP PROBLEMS DUE TO HORMONE IMBALANCES AND MENOPAUSE

December 16, 2015 by  
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Chemical Messengers: How Hormones Help Us Sleep The following article provides a great, simple explanation about the way hormones can affect your sleep pattern and influence your moods, urinary function; hunger and a range of other bodily functions. Ask me about saliva hormone testing and safe and effective naturopathic medicines next time you consult me […]

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 […]

BREAST CANCER – FINGER LENGTH MAY HELP ASSESS RISK

September 24, 2012 by  
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FINGER LENGTH A GUIDE TO BREAST CANCER RISK   Michael Woodhead wrote in ‘6 minutes’ that Victorian researchers have found that the length of a woman’s index finger may provide information about her risk of developing breast cancer:  “A Melbourne study has shown that the ratio of index to ring finger lengths might be associated […]

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 […]

OCD and VITAMINS

August 24, 2012 by  
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CANINE TAIL CHASING RESEMBLES HUMAN OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDERS August 20, 2012 Phys.org   A new research led by Professor Hannes Lohi at the University of Helsinki, Finland, revealed several similarities between compulsive behavior in dogs and humans: Early onset, recurrent compulsive behaviors, increased risk for developing different types of compulsions, compulsive freezing, the beneficial effect […]

Do You Suffer From Fatigue, Weight Gain, Mood Swings, Anxiety and Depression? If So, It Might Be Your Hormones!

January 26, 2011 by  
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One of the areas of health that I specialise in is Naturopathic Endocrinology (hormonal system balance) and I am amazed by the number of men and women that try to function each day with significantly dysfunctional hormonal systems. Often people are suffering from excessive levels of one hormone in conjunction with deficiencies of other hormones […]

Women Are Dying From Hormone Therapy; Why Is Pharma Still Allowed to Push It?

November 11, 2010 by  
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Big Pharma is still pushing its hormone therapy for women, despite the fact that it increases women’s risk of cancer and other health problems. The following article is from Daniel Weber (21.10.10): Want to increase your chances of getting, and possibly dying from, node-positive breast cancer? Take hormone therapy. Pharma’s lucrative estrogen plus progestin combo […]