MELATONIN

Your quality of sleep determines how well you are going to function the following day, both mentally and physically. These days it can be so difficult to get quality sleep on a consistent basis. Life in general throws so many different curveballs and stressors that can easily interfere with our sleep schedule. The hormone Melatonin […]

HORMONES & EXERCISE

When it comes to exercise, whether it be to stay in shape or to excel in athletics, there is one key aspect that most of us probably do not think of—hormones. Certain hormones play a pivotal role in supporting improved fitness. These mostly come into play during the recovery period. That is why rest and […]

WHY IS GOOD SKINCARE IMPORTANT?

There are many different types of people when it comes to skincare. On one end of the spectrum, there are people who obsess about skincare while others do the bare minimum thinking it is no big deal. Well, the reality is it is most definitely a big deal. Your skin serves to protect our bodies […]

SLEEP

Sleep is a complicated thing. So many factors come into play when determining the quality of sleep. It could be stress levels, high cortisol levels, the mind not shutting off, the body not producing enough melatonin, caffeine intake, hormone depletion, diet, technology, etc. It could even be as simple as having a bad sleeping environment. […]

LIBIDO AND HORMONES

We have all experienced it; sometimes we really want to be intimate with our partner, and other times we wish he/she would just leave us alone. You may even experience a longer duration of time where you notice a lower sex drive. You may be repulsed by the whole idea. Then become a question of […]

NATURAL VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS

This year we have all realized and opened our eyes to the importance of our immune system. Taking care of our bodies and enhancing our immune system is so critical to prepare the body for whatever is to come. If you are like me, you may not have really thought about boosting your immune system. […]

WHY LOW-FAT DIETS DON’T WORK

There are many different ways to lose weight and different methods work for different people. One misconception that many people have is, if I want to lose body fat then I should cut fat from my diet. False. This is known as the low-fat diet and it turns out that a low-fat diet is not […]

HORMONES AND MENTAL HEALTH

It’s no secret that hormones have a strong connection to our mood and behavior. Most people are familiar with the mood swings associated with PMS in women, but both males and females can suffer from psychologic symptoms as a result of hormonal imbalances. No, this does not mean you need to seek out a psychiatrist […]

BENEFITS OF TURMERIC

Keeping our bodies and minds healthy is the most talked about topic these days. More and more studies are coming out about various products and regimens that are very beneficial to our bodies. One of these includes the spice turmeric, a golden spice that has been used to treat inflammation, bacterial infections, and digestive issues. […]

BENEFITS OF FASTING

Being stuck inside more than usual, like most of us are, it can be much harder to resist frivolous snacking. And now is the time you may be noticing the consequences of it. You may be feeling more tired and sluggish, or even notice some extra weight. If you haven’t hopped on the fasting trend, […]