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Do you Know the 4 Reasons Women Get Hot Flashes?

Do you Know the 4 Reasons Women Get Hot Flashes?

Hot Flash Theories in a Nut Shell!

There are a 4 theories behind why women get hot flashes. They have all been well studied by research doctors and are ALL at least partially right - within their own particular times and situations. And it is helpful for you to know them so you can kick em' in the booty!

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Experiencing Hot Flashes BEFORE Menopause?

Experiencing Hot Flashes BEFORE Menopause?

And you thought they were only supposed to come AFTER your period was over!

Nope! That's not the case because it is the BALANCE of your hormones and the steady production of your hormones that keep hot flashes at bay.

It's a sudden feeling of heat and sometimes a red, flushed face and sweating. We don't know exactly what causes them, but they may be related to changes in circulation.

Hot flashes start when blood vessels near the skin's surface widen to cool off, making you break out in a sweat. Some women have a rapid heart rate or chills, too.

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Hormone Levels at Normal Ranges but you still have Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Mood Swings, Hair Loss and Weight Gain?

Hormone Levels at Normal Ranges but you still have Hot Flashes, Insomnia, Mood Swings, Hair Loss and Weight Gain?
PART I: If you have properly tested your Hormones and they are all within normal ranges but you are STILL dealing with Hot Flashes or Insomnia, Mood swings, Hair loss, and Weight gain, (regardless of a well followed weight loss plan), You MAY actually be dealing with too much SEX HORMONE BINDING GLOBULIN! Continue reading

Not Getting Enough Sleep? 16 HIGH RISK Conditions You may DEVELOP.

Not Getting Enough Sleep? 16 HIGH RISK Conditions You may DEVELOP.

Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline! And it starts declining years before you're ready! 

Did you know that Progesterone starts to literally plummet when we hit about 35 years old! GOSH! That was 23 years ago for me! I wasn't ready for that! 

And if that's not enough ... it declines so rapidly that within 15 years, by the time you are 50 years old, you have only 25% of the Progesterone you had at 35 years old. 

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