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Testosterone: The Key To Your Mojo

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  Testosterone - this is where most men tend to focus. Testosterone is linked to masculinity. It allows us to build muscle and shed fat. It powers our sex drive. It helps push us to succeed. When testosterone levels are at a healthy level we feel strong, motivated and confident. Low testosterone has become a common problem with men. Fatigue, loss of muscle mass, fat gain, low energy, low libido, erectile dysfunction and higher risk of disease are all linked to low testosterone. These symptoms can also be a result of estrogen levels being too high. Estrogen is commonly called...

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4 Reasons Your Testosterone is Low

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Testosterone is linked to masculinity. It allows us to build muscle and shed fat. It powers our sex drive. It helps push us to succeed. When testosterone levels are at a healthy level we feel strong, motivated and confident. Low testosterone has become a common problem with men. Fatigue, loss of muscle mass, fat gain, low energy, low libido, erectile dysfunction and higher risk of disease are all linked to low testosterone. Our hormones don't just work independently, they are dependent on each other to support our overall health and wellbeing. Our habits and lifestyle affect our testosterone and other hormone...

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5 Ways Chronic Inflammation Affects Your Body

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Inflammation is swelling and is a protective immune response to physical or chemical injury. It helps us when we get hurt or are infected by bacteria or a virus. It should go away as our injury or sickness is healed. Inflammation can become chronic from poor health or disease, or from bad lifestyle habits such as poor diet, lack of quality sleep, lack of exercise or from chronic stress. Here are 5 ways it affects our body: 1. Chronic inflammation is a main cause of hormonal imbalances. It can cause chronically high cortisol levels and other undesirable hormonal responses. High cortisol =...

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Hormones Impact on Mental Health

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The endocrine system is a series of glands that produce and secrete hormones. The endocrine system and the nervous system work together to monitor and adjust the physiological activities of the body, always striving for balance or homeostasis. When our hormones become unbalanced, it can have a dramatic effect on both our physical well being and our mental health. Irritability, depression, anxiety, mood swings, brain fog, reduced ability to concentrate, lowered capacity for learning and memory issues, can all be symptoms of unbalanced hormones. These symptoms can be a result of low testosterone or high estrogen in men, thyroid dysfunction or...

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The Master Hormone Leptin

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Leptin is an extremely important hormone because it has an impact on other hormones including insulin, thyroid, adrenal, pancreatic and sex hormones. Leptin restores our fat reserves when we eat. It acts as a fuel gage to let us know when to stop consuming food. When we have too much leptin our receptors get worn and the wrong signal is communicated to the brain telling us we need more fuel, when we actually have plenty of reserves. This miscommunication leads to our metabolism slowing down to preserve energy as well as overeating and excess fat storage. If you have excess...

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