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Understanding Hormone Health

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Understanding Hormone Health

What do your hormones say about your health? Learning how to balance hormones can dramatically improve your overall health. An imbalance in hormones is likely related to Estrogen Dominance.  Out of balance hormones can affect women AND men from 14 to 94.How do we become estrogen dominant? Our food chain is laced with toxic pesticides, herbicides and growth hormones – a sea of endocrine-disrupting chemicals that mimic estrogen in the body.  If we are overweight, our body’s store of excess fat can be converted into estrogen.  Insulin resistance too can lead to estrogen dominance. In women an imbalance of hormones results in...

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Estrogen Dominance IS the Problem

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Estrogen Dominance IS the Problem

An imbalance in hormones is likely related to Estrogen Dominance. Estrogen dominance describes a condition where a woman can have deficient, normal or excessive estrogen, but has little or no progesterone to balance its effects in the body.  Even a woman with low estrogen levels can have estrogen dominance symptoms if she doesn’t have adequate progesterone.  Estrogen dominance can affect women from 14 to 94. How do we become estrogen dominant? Our food chain is laced with toxic pesticides, herbicides and growth hormones – a sea of endocrine-disrupting chemicals that mimic estrogen in the body.  If we are overweight, our body’s store of excess fat...

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Yes, men have hormones too...

Yes, men have hormones too...

Hormone health for a man is just as important as it is for a woman. Men experience a drop in hormones just like women only often it happens later in life and more slowly.  A man’s hormone shift has been called Andropause and can affect different men in different ways and to different degrees.At Andropause, hormone levels go out of balance.  Testosterone levels begin to decline and at the same time estrogen levels climb.  Progesterone, a balancing hormone to estrogen, is often low, particularly if stress has become a part of the man’s life.  An imbalance between these three hormones can be...

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Answers to Common Saliva Testing Questions

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Answers to Common Saliva Testing Questions

What Is Saliva Testing?Research has determined that saliva is the most accurate diagnostic medium to measure the free or "unbound" biologically active fraction of steroid hormones (estrogen, progesterone), etc. in the bloodstream. The World Health Organization has designated saliva testing as an accurate method for testing hormones. It is more precise and much more reliable than taking a blood test.Why Saliva Instead Of Blood? Saliva is stable without refrigeration. Saliva testing is easy and can be done with timing in mind. Hormones are highest in the morning and at certain times in our cycle. It is appropriate to test when we...

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How It Works

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How It Works

You are just a few clicks away from taking control of your hormone health. Follow these simple steps and you can be empowered with the information you need in order to understand and improve your hormone health. Step 1 - Order your saliva test kit We recommend the 5 panel test since it gives you the best information regarding the current levels of your hormones. Step 2 - Collect your saliva Follow the instructions that are included in your test kit. Pay close attention to the collection times and method to insure an accurate result. Step 3 - Return the Kit to...

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