Category: Optimal Hormone Levels

Estrogen Dominance

Estrogen dominance generally occurs when a body has too much estrogen in relation to progesterone and testosterone. It can cause a host of problems and health conditions such as:

  • Prostate problems
  • Man boobs
  • Impotency
  • Male patterned baldness
  • Weight gain
  • Low libido

Men too, not just women, can suffer from estrogen dominance.  As men age, their … Read More

Andropause

Andropause is a name that has been given to a menopause-like condition in aging men. This relates to the slow but steady reduction of the production of the hormones testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHT) in middle-aged men.

Unlike women, middle-aged men do not experience a complete and permanent physiological shutting down of the reproductive system as … Read More

HGH – Human Growth Hormone

Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is a complex protein molecule of 191 amino acids linked in a specific sequence. HGH is secreted in pulses by the pituitary gland. These pulses vary between 10 and 30 per day and can be strengthened by exercise. HGH is critical for tissue repair, healing, muscle growth, bone strength, brain function, … Read More

Optimal Hormone Levels

Hormones are the most powerful molecules in our bodies, controlling the function, growth reproduction, metabolism, and repair of every cell. Our bodies require optimal hormone levels, just as they require optimal levels of essential vital nutrients: vitamins, fats, amino acids, and minerals.

Hormone levels are generally optimal in our early twenties but begin to decline … Read More