The Connection between Mental Health and Hormones

Mental health issues are now getting the attention they deserve. Unfortunately, women are often more affected than men. In fact, according to some studies, women are approximately 1.5 to 3 times more likely to experience serious depressive disorders than men.

4 Unusual Signs Your Hormones May be Unbalanced

If you’re like most people, you have had to deal with unbalanced hormones at least once in your life. Think back to that horrible case of PMS, or when you had trouble getting to sleep, or had to fight off intense cravings.

7 Foods to Help Reduce Inflammation and Help You Lose Weight

Did you know that chronic inflammation may alter your body’s hunger mechanism and your hormones responsible for regulating your metabolism? If this happens, it results in insulin resistance and may even cause your body to retain water weight. Additionally, higher levels of inflammatory markers are linked to future weight gain.

5 Tips to Achieve Better Heart Health

Every day and night, your heart is working hard for you. Now is the time to show it some TLC. When you make small changes in your habits, it can make a huge difference in your overall heart health. Not only with the tips here help you live longer, but you will also be able […]

5 Warning Signs You May Benefit from a Detox Diet

You should never get to a point where you are comfortable if you don’t feel well. A contributing factor to poor health is stress; however, there is an upside. You can feel much better if you detoxify your body – the right way.

Food for Thought: How Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Mood and Behavior

Most people understand the basic steps to follow to maintain a healthy, young brain – exercise, eat healthy and ensure you get a good night’s rest. However, what many people don’t realize is that their brain health may also be influenced by an unexpected source – their digestive system.

3 Hormones that May be Blocking Your Weight Loss Efforts

Have you been exercising and eating right, without seeing any real losses? Are you ready to feel better but can’t seem to overcome this “wall” you have hit? Do you constantly wonder what’s wrong with your body and why your efforts aren’t successful? If so, the problem may not be you – it may be […]

How Hormones Support Heart Health

If you haven’t heard yet, heart disease is still considered the number one killer of women in the United States. To make the impact of this health concern clearer, over 300,000 women die from heart disease each year, which is more than motor vehicle accidents, the flu and breast cancer.

Chest Pain: Is it a Heart Attack or Something Else?

If you have suffered chest pain, you know how scary it can be. You may have even had a complete cardiac evaluation from your physician. However, the tests were negative – you have no heart issue, but you’re still suffering from chest pain? What else may be causing this?