Hormones & Fertility Posts

Causes of High Testosterone in Women

Causes of High Testosterone in Women

High testosterone in women is one of the most common hormone disorders. Literally tens of millions of women suffer from it in the United States alone. You may suffer from high testosterone (or other male sex hormone) levels if you have acne, if your menstrual cycles...

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This Week in Paleo: The Liver and Your Hormones

This Week in Paleo: The Liver and Your Hormones

When we think about our hormonal health, it's easy to think of it as a factor in and of itself. But just like every other process in the body, hormonal health is intricately connected with the other processes of the body, and many of the other organs. The liver in...

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Are you estrogen dominant?

Are you estrogen dominant?

Millions of women suffer from estrogen dominance. But most of the time, they don't even know it. In this post: The Estrogen Dominance Post: Where its Coming from and What to do About it - I discuss various potential origins of and solutions to estrogen dominance....

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How to Eat for Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

How to Eat for Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

One of the most common questions I get in emails, on social media and here on the blog is how to overcome hypothalamic amenorrhea. Most specifically, women want to know: how do you eat for hypothalamic amenorrhea? how much do you eat for hypothalamic amenorrhea? When...

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Low Estrogen: The Link

Vitamin D Deficiency and Low Estrogen: The Link

An estimated 77% of Americans don't get enough vitamin D. Vitamin D is one of the most crucial elements for health in the whole human body. It is necessary for moderating and utilizing calcium, which is one of the most important elements in cellular function. It also...

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Is BPA causing you and your children gut damage?

Is BPA causing you and your children gut damage?

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a chemical estrogen widely used in the food-packaging industry. It is found in virtually all aluminum cans and plastic containers, including water bottles and baby bottles. In recent years there have thankfully been several awareness campaigns...

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Hypothyroidism’s Damaging Effects on the Gut

Hypothyroidism’s Damaging Effects on the Gut

More than 15 percent of American women develop hypothyroidism during their adult lives. A fair number more, says the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, suffer from symptoms of hypothyroidism without ever being diagnosed. Thyroid hormones, as many of...

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