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Monthly Archives: "April 2012"

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Hypocretin Neurons: The Link Between Fastin...

Apr 30, 201225 Comments7237 Views

There is a hell of a dichotomy occurring in the Paleo blogosphere this month.   99 percent of the time I am pleased as Pooh

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Leptin, Sleep, and Obesity: Is Reduced Slee...

Apr 30, 20125 Comments4614 Views

The literature on sleep and obesity is becoming dense.  Lots of things happen to people when they sleep.   One of them has to do

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The HPA axis: Psychological Stress and Hypo...

Apr 27, 201224 Comments4391 Views

I’m going to pick up here where I left off on my last post.  There, I covered the role that exercise and energy deficits play

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The HPA axis: Metabolic Distress and Hypoth...

Apr 24, 201238 Comments6428 Views

If it hasn’t been clear yet, the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is one of the leading contributors to poor reproductive health.  The pituitary gland tells the

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HPA axis: what is pregnenolone steal?

Apr 23, 201211 Comments9254 Views

The human response to a stressful situation occurs in two places.  First, it occurs immediately in the sympathetic nervous system.  This increases heart rate, increases

PCOS treatment options by stefani

PCOS Treatment Options

Apr 16, 201236 Comments13510 Views

PCOS is a complex condition. It can be caused by many things… which means that it can also be overcome via many different strategies. What

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What Causes PCOS

Apr 16, 201214 Comments6353 Views

The most important thing to do when diagnosed with PCOS is learn.  The troublesome thing about PCOS is that it can be caused by many different

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What is PCOS: Everything You Need to Know

Apr 16, 201210 Comments2137 Views

What is PCOS? PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – which describes the condition of having multiple small cysts on the ovaries. Up to 15 percent

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HPA axis dysfunction

Apr 16, 201213 Comments9237 Views

There are two primary ways in which the HPA axis can malfunction.  It’s activity can increase, or it’s activity can decrease. The HPA axis jumps

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The HPA axis: an introduction

Apr 16, 20121 Comment1671 Views

The HPA axis is the means by which many cells communicate with each other, which makes it a very big deal.  From my perspective, for

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