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Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

How Lack of Sleep Causes "Brain Fog"

How Lack of Sleep Causes

Good sleep helps us to think clearly, remember information, and make decisions. When we don’t get enough quality sleep, it impairs our “executive function”—a set of abilities we need to do well in school, at work, and in all realms of daily life. Sleep feeds creativity, synthesizes new ideas, and leads you to “ah ha” moments. Research shows that we need good sleep to feed our high-level, innovative thinking and problem solving abilities.

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Did you know ... Progesterone is a Natural Sleep Aid?

Did you know ... Progesterone is a Natural Sleep Aid?

Did you know ... Progesterone is a natural sleep aid? Progesterone is considered our 'calming and soothing' hormone. It helps us sleep because it makes a metabolite (or by-product) called allopregnanolone which interacts with GABA a receptor IN THE BRAIN. GABA is a calming neurotransmitter.

It's also the major inhibitory neurotransmitter and has been implicated in a multitude of health challenges.

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Sex Hormone Binding Globulins (SHBG) the "Bad Boy" Interfering with your Health?

Sex Hormone Binding Globulins (SHBG) the

PART II: SHBG (short for - Sex Hormone Binding Globulin) or THBG (Thyroid Hormone Binding Globulin) COULD be the "Bad Boy" that is interfering with Your Health - that hasn't yet been uncovered!

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Are You Dealing with any of the following 10 Symptoms but Your Doctor says Your Blood Work is Perfectly Normal?

Are You Dealing with any of the following 10 Symptoms but Your Doctor says Your Blood Work is Perfectly Normal?

When this happens, most doctors don't know how to deal with it. They just tell You to exercise more, or lose weight, or take a vitamin. All of those things are good. But that advice is not the answer because it doesn't get to the ROOT of Your problems!

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Melatonin – Far More than Your Sleep Hormone!

Melatonin – Far More than Your Sleep Hormone!

It is produced in a tiny gland, that is shaped like a pinecone, and no larger than a grain of rice. This gland is called the pineal gland and is also called our “third eye”.  It sits in the center of the brain at the same level as the eyes and in close approximation to the hypothalamus and pituitary gland – very important areas associated with the regulation and production of all of our sex, thyroid, and adrenal hormones!

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WHAT is in Young Hormone Bioidentical Creams that Helps You Sleep?

WHAT is in Young Hormone Bioidentical Creams that Helps You Sleep?

Improved sleep is probably the MOST common thing I hear from Young Hormones customers. Almost every day I get an email from someone who tells me how their Young Hormones product gave them their sleep back.

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