Varicose veins: Causes and solutions

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What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins that usually affect the legs because standing and walking increase the pressure in the veins of the lower body. Blood from the legs should pump towards the heart, but if the valves weaken or are damaged, the blood can flow backward and collect in the […]

Eight ways to boost progesterone

Red light therapy Red light therapy (RLT) is a treatment that uses low wavelength red light to reportedly lower stress, improve your skin’s appearance, and reduce aging. A recent study by Joov looked at how red light therapy affected women. “Women: Progesterone levels increased in post-menopausal and pre-menopausal women in both groups…The preliminary results suggest […]

One common cause of PMS and how to solve it

PMS is often a sign to check the engine light. Why does PMS happen? Like many health conditions, the causes are multifaceted. Below is one possible cause of PMS. Estrogen rises to its highest levels at ovulation which occurs between days 12 to 16. PMS in cycling women is most common around ovulation and in […]

How progesterone helps PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is one of the most common causes of infertility among women of reproductive age. It is an endocrine disorder with inflammatory aspects leading to a lack of ovulation. The name polycystic ovary syndrome describes the numerous small cysts (fluid-filled sacs) that form in the ovaries. PCOS is often related to […]

8 Science-backed ways to boost testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone found in both males and females that support reproductive health, sexual health, and general well-being. 10–40% of men around the world suffer from testosterone deficiency, and that number is increasing. Testosterone deficiency is common in women (primarily those over 40). Symptoms of inadequate testosterone in men: low sex drive, low energy, […]

7 Science-backed ways to solve estrogen dominance

Estrogen dominance is a condition of a person having deficient, normal, or excessive estrogen but little or no progesterone to balance its effects in the body. Estrogen is crucial for day-to-day functioning. It regulates menstruation, hunger, satiety, insulin sensitivity, helps you metabolize cholesterol, contributes to bone density, and more. However, sustained monthly estrogen dominance leads […]

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Science evolves! It turns out serotonin is not the happy hormone, but rather a stress hormone. Elevated serotonin is linked to weight gain, sleep disturbance, anxiety, agitation, sexual dysfunction, an increase in the risk of diabetes, and more.Psychology Today breaks the serotonin confusion down. “As it turns out, low serotonin in depression is a myth. But the real link between […]

Cortisol Levels: What To Know To Help Your Hormones

Chronically high cortisol levels may be a main driver of disease. Cortisol is a hormone the body produces in times of stress. When cortisol is chronically elevated in the body, a myriad of issues can arise. Some of the problems that can occur as a result of high cortisol are weight gain, fatigue, elevated estrogen, […]

Why Moment’s Hormone Treatments Are Superior

In order to understand why Moment’s hormone treatments are superior, let’s look at the history of these kinds of treatments. The theme of the 1950s was “better living through chemistry.” Subsequently, a scientist named Edward Adelbert Doisy discovered various forms of estrogen. Estrogen replacement therapy began to be presented as a therapy that could allow women to free […]

What are hormones?

Did you know the word hormone comes from the Greek meaning, “set in motion?” The term hormone was introduced by scientists in 1902 to describe a chemical substance that travels around the body influencing physiology and behavior. Hormones really do set everything in your body “in motion.” Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced in the body by glands and […]