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5 Common Causes of Low Sex Drive in Women…

If chocolates, hearts and flowers aren’t enough to get you into the mood this Valentine’s Day, you aren’t alone.  It is estimated that nearly 1 in 3 women between 18 and 59 years of age complain of lack of desire.  Here are some common causes: Stress.   When you are under a lot of stress, cortisol

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3 New Years resolutions that will help your hormones!

Ready to set your New Years resolutions?  Here are some suggestions for easy-to-achieve  resolutions that can make a difference in your hormone balance!  Use only paraben-free personal care products  Parabens are chemicals commonly used as preservatives in lotions, shampoo, makeup etc.  They are hormone disruptors – meaning they interfere with how your hormones function. Take a

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Intermittent Fasting Rules

If you’re new to intermittent fasting, or thinking about giving it a try, here’s a quick list of the most fundamental rules you’ll need to follow and some mistakes you’ll need to avoid. Intermittent Fasting Basic Philosophy The use of short term fasting has shown to have a dramatic influence on specific hormones related to

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What Is Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?

[Summary: Our hormones maintain the chemical balance in the body. The menstrual cycle in women triggers the production of some important hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When the ovaries stop functioning, whether due to age (menopause) or due to surgical removal, there is a cessation in the production of these vital hormones. Accompanying physiological

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Hormone Replacement Therapy To Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms

Summary: If you have not yet experienced menopause then the terms hormone replacement therapy may sound foreign to you. As the terms suggest, HRT or hormone replacement therapy is a treatment aimed at easing the symptoms of menopause by hormonal replacement. Menopause is that period in a woman’s life when the body is in the

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