When you decide to live a healthy lifestyle and enrol in a gym, you will learn that exercise is nothing without eating healthy foods. Your trainer will probably ask you about your food choices and what you need to stay away from. Our food choices are important in achieving and maintaining a healthy body because […]
When we encounter major problems in our lives, our body experiences high stress levels. Some of the major stressors are illnesses, work-related, finance, and death. When we experience one of these, our body goes through physical and emotional change to cope with the problem. The adrenal gland is responsible for releasing the stress hormone, Cortisol, […]
Choosing a healthy lifestyle is always better because it prevents frequent visits to the doctor. It also saves you money and allows you to enjoy the pleasures of life. Exposing ourselves to harmful chemicals like alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs will definitely increase our chances of catching diseases. Add the toxins that are found in our […]
Progesterone is the hormone responsible for regulating women’s menstrual cycle. This hormone and estrogens maintains the balance of women’s monthly periods. Men also produce a small amount of this hormone for sexual maturity, but not as important as testosterone. It plays an important part in the overall reproduction process, most especially in women.
The term “toxic mold” is an often misunderstood term. According to the Center for Disease Control, the species of
mold that are referred to as toxic mold are not really toxic by themselves. However, they are capable of producing chemical substances called mycotoxins that are very harmful to the human body.
Research scientists report that […]
What is Progesterone?
Progesterone is a hormone that glands in a woman’s body create to control her menstruation and reproduction. Progesterone is made right before ovulation to increase a woman’s odds of becoming pregnant. It works by increasing a woman’s body temp by a small amount and producing extra vaginal mucus increasing the odds of […]
What is DHEA and how does it relate to Women’s Health?
DHEA is a naturally produced steroid hormone that develops into the sexual hormones testosterone and estrogen, helping to define sexual characteristics of the body. The body begins to decrease production of this hormone as we age, peaking in our twenties and declining over time. […]
What is DHEA?
DHEA or dehydroepiandrosterone is a steroid hormone that the body produces to create male and female hormones. It is secreted by the adrenal glands.
DHEA hormone levels in the body tends to peak in our twenties and decline as we get older. People who have diseases such as type 2 diabetes, AIDS, […]
Cocaine is a stimulant drawn from the Erythroxlyn coca plant. It affects the central nervous system and suppresses appetite and causes users to experience elevations in alertness, stamina, body temp, heart rate and a strong sense of euphoria. Due to its ease of use (cocaine can be sniffed, smoked, injected, and chewed among other things) […]
The issue of legalizing marijuana is a hot topic these days, mainly because of the noise being created by the lobbyists who are clamoring for legislation that will decriminalize the possession and the use of the substance. Not everyone, however, is aware as to why there is a need for such legislation.
That is because […]