September is PCOS awareness month. PCOS is often a lifelong condition that can have grievous mental and physical symptoms including:
Do you suffer from mood swings, water retention, headaches, brain fog, fatigue or anxiety about a week or two before you period? These menstrual related symptoms can have a significant impact on a woman’s quality of life.
During recent months, the number of Canadians who report they are having higher levels of anxiety has increased significantly. A survey conducted by Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC.ca) reported a quadrupling of high levels of anxiety and doubling of high levels of depression through the pandemic.
Hormone balance is essential to keep the female body functioning properly. Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too little or too much of a hormone in the bloodstream, such as testosterone, progesterone, cortisol, thyroid, insulin, or estrogen. Tracking your menstrual cycle can provide valuable insight into hormonal patterns.
The topic of this article today is our liver and the role it plays in our hormone health. Many of us do not realize how important our liver health is when it comes to our hormones.
Hair thinning as we age is concerning, however, rest assured that it is quite normal. The majority of men will begin to notice thinning in their mid-thirties, although some will begin this process much younger. Women, begin to notice thinning in their 40’s and don’t tend to experience the same extent of loss as men.
Is your scale not budging? Nothing is more disheartening than eating right and exercising only to find that you’re not losing weight. While losing weight may seem like a straightforward process, many factors can interfere with a person’s ability to shed excess pounds.
Low libido or low sex drive is a common complaint in both men and women. A low libido can be caused by many different factors. Both sex hormones and stress hormones may affect your libido.
The thyroid sits just below your larynx near the base of your neck. This approximately 2-inch-long gland is part of your endocrine system and controls your metabolism.