Category Archives: hormone

Sleep Deprivations Connection to Weight Gain, Increased Health Risk and Death

How many of you have a tendency to stay up late and then eat too much before bed time? Do you wake up with little energy and then eat too much throughout the day?  Believe it or not there is a connection between long term sleepless nights, increased weight gain, disease and death. Many are also unaware how sleep deprivation changes habits and behaviors and mood long term and how that increases other health risks. (more…)

Physical Performance Enhancement Putting Health at Risk

Updated: 27 February 2020 by Marc Woodard Im sure most of you out there have noticed the low-T commercial ads.  The “T” is for Testosterone and defined as the male hormone that develops during puberty and maintains masculine characteristics throughout a mans life. As men age testosterone levels tend to decline (hence low-T).  We’ll first cover testosterone therapy and then the herbs that are known to increase, or influence testosterone production. Women’s use of testosterone (more…)

The Thyroid a Powerful Weight Regulating Gland

Updated 22 September 2018 The thyroid is a small gland in the neck no bigger than a buckeye butterfly. But this glands hormone also influences other hormone producing glands which have much to do with our weight and other important metabolic interactions and bodily functions. Just because these glands are small, does not mean they are insignificant. Walk More to Burn Additional Calories It is seen through patient and animal research that hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid (more…)