6 Myths About Dieting

People who are serious about wanting to lose weight will try almost anything. Here are some of the popular dieting myths you shouldn’t be paying any attention to:

Myth #1: Drink water instead of eating your meals.

It is important that you drink plenty of water in order to keep yourself hydrated. However, water will […]

Understanding Your Cholesterol Laboratory Test Results

Your cholesterol test results came back. Now you’re in a mild state of panic because according to it, your cholesterol level is higher than normal.

The phrase “high cholesterol level” has come to mean “heart disease.” You’re not due to see your doctor until the next morning. What to do? Get a grip. Make technology […]

Am I Sick of Swine Flu? When to See the Doctor for Swine Flu

The swine flu virus has been making people sick all across the globe since early this 2009. The disease has already reached pandemic proportions, with thousands of people becoming sick with swine flu and some hundreds dying from it. Despite this, reports from the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health […]

Reasons For High And Low Levels Of Estradiol Balance In Your Body

What is Estradiol?

Estradiol is a steroid hormone in the human body that represents estrogen and comes from cholesterol. Estradiol is a critical part of sexual and reproductive function and it also helps regulate other functions in the body such as bone growth. It is also used to treat symptoms of menopause..

What Triggers off […]

7 Signs of Elevated DHEA

DHEA, a naturally produced steroid hormone that develops into the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen, has had a tremendous amount of positive press about its ability to help boost a person’s health. It has been considered for treatment of lupus, Alzheimer’s, Addison’s disease, heart disease, schizophrenia and other disorders as well for slowing the rate […]

6 Reasons DHEA Hormone Levels are Important for Men

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, […]

30 Signs and Symptoms of Cortisol Hormone Imbalance

Tell-tale signs of Hormonal Imbalance Hormones and Your Body Did you know that hormones are the key to your well-being? Not only do hormones influence your thoughts, emotions, feelings, physical growth, aging, and child bearing, but their imbalance can also lead to several health-related issues. Your body has six primary hormones including progesterone, estrogen, […]

Most Common Reasons for Elevated Cortisol Hormone Levels

Packing a big punch, Cortisol, is responsible for the well-being of both, your mind and body. Not only does it help your body combat stressful or anxious situations, it also keeps your blood pressure, insulin levels, and glucose metabolism under check. Perhaps that is why the American Medical Association (AMA) has reported that elevated […]

How to Lower Cortisol Hormone Levels

Any imbalance in Cortisol hormone levels can create health problems in your life. Cortisol, the stress hormone, is beneficial in small quantities as it helps control the level of stress in your life. Secreted by the adrenal glands that are perched at the top of your kidneys, Cortisol is important for the well-being and overall […]

Most Important Causes of Hormonal Imbalance

Biological systems are regulated in a time and context dependent manner by various homeostatic processes which actively maintain metabolic equilibrium at various levels. These chemical processes are mediated by a diverse array of chemical mediators, for instance, neurotransmitters, local regulators, hormones etc. Hormones are chemical signals secreted into the body fluids, most often into the […]