Hormone and Weight Issues

Mansour Arem
Trans-Dermal HRT Reduces the risk for gallbladder disease

Trans-Dermal HRT Reduces the risk for gallbladder disease

Commonly used forms of hormonal replacement therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms include oral forms taken as pills or trans-dermal forms directly applied to the skin. Often, the trans-dermal preparations are used in the form of patches which are applied to the skin once or twice weekly and slowly release the hormones into the bloodstream. There is also a less commonly used form, which is a gel that is rubbed onto the skin once daily. Benefits of taking hormone replacement therapy include relief of symptoms of menopause along with a reduced risk for bone fracture. Studies in the past...

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Sex & your thyroid: hormones of desire

Sex & your thyroid: hormones of desire

Did you know that thyroid hormone excess may have a direct effect on the brain chemicals that regulate sexual interest? Hyperthyroidism can cause a hypomanic state and increase sexuality in women. A hyperthyroid man, on the other hand, loses the patience to engage in foreplay to excite his partner. Conversely, there is a lack of sexual interest during hypothyroidism in women due to the lower estrogen levels. And during hypothyroidism in men the low sex drive story is the same. Moreover, both sexes can be affected by fatigue, making them too tired to engage in sex. If hypothyroidism occurs with...

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What is causing the rise of metabolic syndrome in children?

What is causing the rise of metabolic syndrome in children?

Research has shown that children who are obese have a much greater risk of becoming and remaining obese as adults than normal weight children. Obese adolescents also have a very high risk for remaining obese as they become adults. In general, children who suffer from obesity and who remain obese or become obese as adults, have a high risk for developing metabolic syndrome, as well as type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The latter are often consequences or co-morbidities of metabolic syndrome. One of the most obvious causes for the increase in metabolic syndrome and obesity in children is the...

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Sleep apnea may cause health problems, slow metabolism, and impair quality of life

Sleep apnea may cause health problems, slow metabolism, and impair quality of life

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="no" equal_height_columns="no" menu_anchor="" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" class="" id="" background_color="" background_image="" background_position="center center" background_repeat="no-repeat" fade="no" background_parallax="none" parallax_speed="0.3" video_mp4="" video_webm="" video_ogv="" video_url="" video_aspect_ratio="16:9" video_loop="yes" video_mute="yes" overlay_color="" video_preview_image="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" padding_top="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" padding_right=""][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" layout="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" border_position="all" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding_top="" padding_right="" padding_bottom="" padding_left="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility" center_content="no" last="no" min_height="" hover_type="none" link=""][fusion_text] Getting good quality sleep every night promotes healthy metabolism and is essential for normal functions of the brain, and the cardiovascular system. There are several forms of sleep disorders that can potentially cause serious health problems. The most common sleep...

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