Your Thyroid Vs. You

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Imagine a butterfly the size of your thumbs kicking your butt… You’d never let that happen! You’d overpower that tiny creature with ease. No contest, really! Okay, now imagine having an organ the size of that butterfly take you down… It sits just below your Adam’s apple and regulates your metabolism; ultimately controlling virtually every one of your bodily functions. …

Are All Clinical Studies Created Equal?

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Let’s be honest: most of us are not regularly scrolling through the internet to read long papers depicting the process and results of clinical studies on a regular basis. The last time you might’ve read one could’ve been in a college psychology class on the final exam. Although the average person doesn’t think much of the importance of clinical studies, …

Outrunning Stress: How Running Can Reduce Your Stress Levels

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We all know the physical benefits of running: stronger legs, increased endurance, being much more efficient at running away from bears. However, we rarely take the time to think about the mental benefits of running. For many, merely getting into the habit of running presents an immense mental hurdle — getting over that beginning slump. That said, the stress-reducing properties …

Is Fasting Safe?

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Fasting is a scary word, isn’t it? We’re used to hearing it to describe the insane things models and bodybuilders will do right before a show to make themselves look like godly figures of muscle (and possibly collapsing on the stage floor). However, there is a much healthier and less drastic approach to fasting that benefits more than the superficial …

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Almost every day there is more science and medical literature touting the positive effect of hormone therapy. It is becoming quite clear, that in order to maintain health, wellness, vitality and sexual health, hormones must be a part of any well though out health maintenance plan as we age. However, even when we understand the importance of hormonal health, sometimes …

The Connection Between Your Heart and Your Hormones

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According to the Center for Disease Control, Heart Disease is a leading cause of death in women of all ages and especially in women over 50. Multiple medical studies have determined that a major contributor to the development of heart disease in women over 50 is hormonal decline or what is commonly called Menopause. Additionally, there is clear evidence that …

Testosterone – Normal vs Optimal

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According to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, overall testosterone levels have been declining in American men for decades. Further research by the New England Research Institute found that baseline testosterone levels are more than 15 percent lower than those just 20 years ago. Other studies show that beginning at age 25, testosterone levels drop by over 1 percent …

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Menopause And Moods: What To Expect

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Menopause can be a roller coaster of a ride, both emotionally and physically. Although technically only occurring in the first 12 months you don’t have a period, the entire process (peri and post) of menopause can take between two and 10 years. During this time, you may experience hot flashes, changes in appearance and sex drive, and dramatic mood swings. …

Dr. C. Answers Your Frequently Asked Questions

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  Do hormones cause cancer? Unequivocally no. Hormones do not cause cancer. That fallacy came about thanks to several different studies in the early 2000’s, primarily the Women’s Health Initiative in 2002, which conflated synthetic hormones with Bioidentical Hormones. But there is an enormous difference between the two. These studies pertain only to synthetic hormones, which can cause cancer. The …

Low T: 4 Warning Signs of Low Testosterone in Men

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In men, testosterone is an essential hormone that affects both appearance and sexual development. It helps to build muscle and bone mass and also helps to stimulate sperm production. In short, testosterone is a big part of what makes men men. As such, healthy levels of testosterone are very important for men’s bodies, but what happens if they have a low …