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Monthly Archives: "April 2012"

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Hypocretin Neurons: The Link Between Fastin...

Apr 30, 201225 Comments13518 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 Comments8962 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, 201229 Comments14237 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 Comments15900 Views

The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis (you can read an introduction to it here) is one of the leading contributors to poor reproductive health. The pituitary gland

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HPA axis: what is pregnenolone steal?

Apr 23, 201217 Comments25302 Views

Pregnenolone steal is not a term commonly used by medical professionals and doctors. Yet if described to them, they would happily admit that it is

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PCOS Treatment Options

Apr 16, 201240 Comments30981 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 Comments17811 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, 201215 Comments11903 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, 201216 Comments24985 Views

There are two primary ways in which the HPA axis (read an overview of the axis and what it does here) can malfunction: its activity

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The HPA axis: an introduction

Apr 16, 20121 Comment4073 Views

  The abbreviation HPA axis stands for Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis. Sometimes it is the HPAT or HPATO axis, standing for Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal-Thyroid-Ovary axis – depending on how