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Overcoming Adrenal Dysfunction - Hormones that Affect your Sexual Desire and Energy

Overcoming Adrenal Dysfunction - Hormones that Affect your Sexual Desire and Energy

Our Sex Hormones are critical in MANY ways, such as our Brain Chemical Balance, our Breast Tissue Health, our Thyroid Hormone Balance, our GUT Hormone Health, and OMG... lets not forget our little Adrenal Glands which produce Cortisol - the vital Adrenal Hormone that reduces inflammation and fights stress!

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What Role do HORMONES play in Maintaining Body Weight?

What Role do HORMONES play in Maintaining Body Weight?

Our Sex Hormones, Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone, all play a part in maintaining our body weight and youthful figure.

This is because Sex Hormones play a part in our metabolism, appetite, blood sugar control, muscle mass, and even sleep. All of these “jobs” our Sex Hormones play, effect our weight, body mass index, and our body fat percentage.

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Adrenal Fatigue is a Multi-System Condition

Adrenal Fatigue is a Multi-System Condition

Fixing SEX HORMONES is Critical in Getting your Life Back on Track and getting the Adrenal Dysfunction Corrected.

You're definitely not alone! As a physician who opens up the conversation with patient's about fatigue, I have likely been privy to seeing the effects of Adrenal Dysfunction more frequently than most doctors. I can assure you it's a lot of people - mostly women.

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Did you know Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline!

Did you know Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline!

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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3 "Anti-Aging" Questions for a Long, Vibrant, Healthy, and Attractive Life

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1. Are you aware that Your Hormones play a large role in slowing down the aging process? 2. Did you know that Your Hormones start rapidly declining 15 years before menopause, dropping 50-75% between ages 35 and 50?

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Already on Bioidentical Hormones and need to Test your Hormones?

Already on Bioidentical Hormones and need to Test your Hormones?

Guidelines on When to take your last dose of hormones before you test. Following this guide will assure your testing results are accurate.

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Best Way to Test Hormones

Best Way to Test Hormones

The Saliva Profile One is my first choice because it includes your main sex hormones Estradiol (E2), Progesterone, and Testosterone, PLUS your DHEAs and morning Cortisol. The morning Cortisol and DHEAs really tell more of the story, so if you are wanting to hop on this super cool special I am offering (reviewing your labs for FREE) then this is a great time to do this!

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What EXACTLY ARE Bioidentical Hormones?

What EXACTLY ARE Bioidentical Hormones?

Bioidentical Hormones are Hormones that are Identical in every way to the Hormones our own body creates and secretes into our bloodstream to keep bodily functions running smoothly.  As we age, our body’s ability to produce our own supply of hormones declines, resulting in more rapid aging and changes in our body that occur due to the lack of adequate hormones.

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Preventing OSTEOPOROSIS with Bioidentical Hormone

Preventing OSTEOPOROSIS with Bioidentical Hormone

I hate this picture because it happened to my mom and every other female in my mother's family. OSTEOPOROSIS.

My mother was one of the FIRST women in the World to use bioidentical hormones. That's right! She was doing GREAT between the ages of menopause (age 50) and age 68 when she was on Bioidentical Hormones. She could run circles around every friend's mother I had. She could spend hours in her yard in the heat of the Florida summer, hike mountains in California, and take care of the onslaught of grand kids coming into her life at that time! She even helped home-school my son!

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How to Transition from Oral Contraception Pill to Young Hormones Organic Bioidentical Hormones

How to Transition from Oral Contraception Pill to Young Hormones Organic Bioidentical Hormones

Be aware that Bioidentical Hormones are NOT a birth control method. Bioidentical Hormones will allow you to balance your Hormones without the use of synthetic hormones. They will not prevent a pregnancy. The Oral Contraceptive Pill is a combination of strong hormones that prevent your body from ovulating. This is how t..

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