Hormone balance

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To control your hormones is to control your life thought of most often as being linked to our “sexuality” our hormones are in fact, essential to every aspect of our will being. From sustaining our immune system to maintaining our weight, balancing our emotions and managing the effect of time.

Carried in the blood to every part of the body, our hormones combine to produce a complex and balanced chemical siphoning. However, when this balance is lost, their potency can be potential damaging. Resulting in the commonly seen “syndrome that we see today, related to pre-menopause, menopause, low thyroid function, yeast overgrowth and other hormonal relaxted illnesses.

We are dedicated to the treatment of both the symptoms and causes related to hormone imbrlances.

Using bro-identical natual hormones in the lowest most effective doses, combine with nutritional supplementation to heal and strengthen from within. This holistic and muilti-faceted approach has proved immenseling successful in treating the myriad of life style ailments associated with hormone imbalance improving quality of life and restoring and often. Forgotten, radiant glow that emanate from within.

Cortisol

Cortisol, known as the anti-stress hormone, is essential to our health. And its functions are vital for keeping us alive. In today’s world where stress levels are unprecedented high levels, unopposed high levels of cortisol has detrimental wear and tear effects on the body, and have been linked to a variety of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, depression, gastrointestinal disorders and cancer

Functions of cortisol

. Increase blood sugar (and thus energy level)

. Increases blood pressure

. Neutralizes inflammation

. Mood enhancement

. Metabolism of fats, proteins and carbohydrates

. Increased dynamism and work capacity

. Stimulation of the immune system

. Anti-Rheumatic and Anti-pain actions. (Produce?)

Cortisol levels can be reduced naturally by

. Regular moderate exercise

. Relaxation exercise ( tai chug, yoga) and meditation

. Supplement: vitamin C, Fish oil, phosphatidyl serine, herbal adaptogens.

. Melatonin

Estrogens

The three Estrogens hormones Estrone, Estratiol and Estriol are steroid hormone that are produced by the ovaries in the female, starting on the first day of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Most commonly know to stimulate the growth of the uterus lining to prepare for a fetes, the Estrogens are actually responsible for a whole host of other functions in the body raging from protecting the heart and vessels from atherosclerotic disease and regulation of body temperature, to helping memory improving mood and maintaining the amount of collages in the skin

Signs and symptoms of Estrogens Deficiency

. Hold flashes

. Tired constantly

. Depressed

. Low libido

. Loosing hair at the top of your head

. Getting thin vertical lines above your lips

. Dry and easily irritated eyes

Benefits of Estrogens Replacement

. Enhanced skin smoothness, firmness and elasticity

. Enhanced moisture in skin and mucous membranes

. Improvement of muscle tone

. Improvement in sex drive

. Reduced risk of heart disease and osteoporosis

. Reduced risk of colon cancer

. Improved memory and overall brain function

. Greater sense of well-being

Melatonin

Often thought of simply as a cure for jet-lag, the effects of simply on the body are far greater than just in during sleep. Melatonin is known to be a powerful anti-oxidant and can assist in improving both the quality and quantity of an individual’s life (in clinical tests, it has increased the life-span in mice by about 20%) a idling sleep, slowing down the aging process and helping to prevent the onset of degenerative diseases

Signs and symptoms of Melatonin Deficiency

. Difficulty falling asleep at night

. Awake during the night and can’t get back to sleep

. Mind is busy with anxious thoughts while trying to fall asleep.

. Not well-rested when awake in the morning

. Get jet lag easily

Benefits of Melatonin Treatment

. Improved sleep

. May extend live span

. Powerful anti-oxidant and immune system stimulant

. Cancer fighter

. Treats jet lag

Progesterone

The balance between estrogen and progesterone is vital for smooth regulation of the menstrual cycle, as well as for mood and well-being. Primarily manufactured in the adrenal glands and ovaries, though some is produced in the brain. Progesterone is necessary for gestation to occur, and miscarriages are common when progesterone is deficient.

In practice, progesterone has proved essential in counter balancing the negative effects of estrogen dominance, such as water retention weight grain and irritability.

Signs and symptoms of progesterone

Deficiency:

. Premens trials discomfort

. Easily anxious, nervous and irritable

. Light and restless sleep

. Swollen and tender breasts before period

. Painful periods

. Gain weight easily

. Bloated and water-revertible

. Low libido

Benefits of progesterone treatment:

. Promote & supports pregnancy

. Promotes sleep by inducing calm

. Stimulates the production of new bone and protects against osteoporosis

. Increases libido

. Diuretic effect which reduces swelling and bloating

. Prevents breast cysts

. Protects against breast and uterine cancer

Testosterone 

For men, testosterone has numerous benefit to health. Not trust driving the libido as is commonly thought, but also key role in maintaining both physical and mental heath. It’s the hormone for energy, vitality and feeling good. Protecting the heart from disease and reducing cholesterol levels.

As men mature beyond their lios, the hormone decline is more gradual than in women but the effects can still impact on the overall quality of life. Evident as the andro pause, which is otherwise known as the “male menopause “ depleting energy, libido and lean body mans.

In women, the ovaries and adrenal flands produce about one tenth of the testosterone present in males, but this amount is still critical to good health and well being. Sustaining energy levels, lean body tishue and helping to prevent bone loss.

Also, for women and suffering from general each of libido or who experience difficulty in achieving orgasm, the supplementation of a low dose natural testosterone as a topical cream can be used successfully and without side effects.

Signs and symptoms of testosterone:

Deficiency :

. Men and women:

- Tired constantly

- Flabby abdomen

- Loss of mucle tone

- Saggy and more unskinled face

- Lowered libido

. Men only

- Tire easily with physical activity

- Len self-confident and more hesistant

- Poorer sexual performance

Benefit of testosterone replacement:

- Restores energy and drive

- Improve motivation

- Improve mental clauty

- Enbance sex drive

- Increase lean body mass

- Prevent bone loss

Thyroid

The thyroid hormones- thyroxine (T4) and triodothyronine (T3) are produced in the thyroid gland, a butterfly – shaped gland situated in front of the neck, which governs the metabolism of every cell in the body.

The funcitions of thyroid hormones in cleedes

Maintaining the basal metabolic rate

Stimulating protein synthesis and fat metabolism

Increasing sensitivity of adipose tissue to hormones that stimulate the backdown of fat.

Increasing cardiac output and blood flow as with all hormones,an excess or under production of thyroid hormones can serverly affect bodily functions withsignificant side effects.

Signs and symptoms of excess thyroid hormones include increased heart rate, anxiety and weigh loss.

Signs and symptoms of lowthyroid hormones include reduced metalolic rate,depression, weight gain, high choleserol and heart disease

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