6 Ways to Boost Your Libido


A recent study in the Journal of American Medical Association showed that 31% of men and 43% of women suffer from sexual inadequacy at some point in their lives. It is shown that up to 40% of women suffer from symptoms of sexual dysfunction, with low desire being the most common symptom. Understand The Real Cause […]

Men and Low Libido: How To Get Your Swagger Back


A man's lifestyle including his diet, smoking and drinking habits are known to affect sexual desire. A healthy and happy relationship with your partner is also vital for a healthy sex life. High levels of estrogen in men can also have a negative impact on male sexual desire, as do low levels of testosterone. The Connection […]

Common Causes Of Low Libido


Common symptoms of sexual dysfunction in men and women include a lack of desire, performance anxiety, premature ejaculation or pain during intercourse. Low libido is caused by a number of physiological, emotional, and lifestyle factors. If you were told otherwise, and that this was just a "normal" symptom of aging, you might be surprised to […]

How To Live a Full Life with Thyroid Disease


"Drugs are not always necessary, but belief in recovery always is." Norman Cousins There's no one magic pill that ensures that one can live well with thyroid disease. Rather, the secret lies in finding the right doctor, the right treatments, the right attitude and support groups! Some of the best tips we've found are described […]

Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders


Unfortunately, thyroid disease is frequently misunderstood, and too often overlooked and misdiagnosed, although it affects almost every aspect of health. It is important to understand more about the thyroid, and symptoms of thyroid disorders that occur when there is an imbalance. Arm yourself with knowledge so you can help regain and protect your good health. […]

Stress, Grief and Emotional Trauma: Triggers for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Unresolved emotional and mental stress that lingers on causes a huge energy drain in the mind and body. All bodily mechanisms that run 24/7 require various energy levels, and our mind is not even aware of our deeper underlying stresses that the organism has to put up with, in order to keep a balance. How […]

Definition and Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


People with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) disorder are so run down that it interferes with their lives and can make it hard to function at all. Some people with CFS say they have trouble staying on top of their responsibilities at home and on the job, while others are severely disabled and even bedridden. Furthermore, […]

Treating Adrenal Dysfunction with Cortisol


People feel they are under constant pressure and stress, sluggish, irritable and fatigued during most of the day and they are desperately trying to clear up that mental fogginess with coffee or other stimulants, just to crash worse afterwards. Although it's been widely accepted as the "common way of living in a working, modern society," […]

Adrenals and Stress - Keeping Your Cool This Thanksgiving


You have probably heard it before: "It's not about the gifts and parties, it's about spending time with the loved ones, introspect, enjoy good company, have a kind heart and a peaceful mind." Easier said than done. Especially when you're living with health disorders like fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, the holiday season can send […]

The Role of Adrenal Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


Some people with chronic fatigue syndrome say they have trouble staying on top of their responsibilities at home and on the job, while others are severely disabled and even bedridden. Furthermore, they're not just dealing with extreme fatigue but with a wide range of other symptoms, including flu-like symptoms and chronic pain. CFS affects more […]

The Role of Adrenal Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia


Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 2% to 4% of the population. Nine in ten fibromyalgia patients are female. Fibromyalgia has been referred to as a "stress-related disorder" because stress both precedes its onset and aggravates its symptoms. Some theories suggest that fibromyalgia may result from stress-induced changes in the hippocampal area of the brain; others from stress-induced […]

Information on How to Diagnose Adrenal Dysfunction


In a poorly informed attempt to relieve symptoms, physicians might prescribe antidepressants, muscle relaxants, pain pills or sleep medications. None of these will resolve the condition and side effects may make you feel worse. Why doesn't conventional medicine acknowledge and address your symptoms? In its early stages, diagnosing adrenal insufficiency can be difficult. In conventional […]

Human Growth Hormone and Anti-Aging


Should human growth hormone be used as an anti-aging agent? Some people use the hormone in quite massive doses, along with other performance-enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids, to build muscle and improve athletic performance. This approach has been proven unsafe and often generates negative side effects, leading to a very controversial subject of whether to […]

Decreased Risk of Heart Disease with Testosterone


Testosterone is the primary androgen produced by the testes and it plays an essential role in the health of the male. Statistically, men are consistently more at risk of developing and dying from cardiovascular disease than women, and the gender-specific effects of sex hormones are implicated in this inequality. Reliable current studies now show that […]

What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer And Bioidentical Hormones


Are they safe? What's the risk compared to synthetic HRT? Fortunately, the realization that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was causing breast cancer, and the subsequent decrease in use of artificial hormones, has led to a 37 percent reduction in death rates among women (according to a report published in the July/August issue of CA: A […]

Hormones 101: What Are They and Why Do I Need Them?


Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced by either a gland or a cell. They are sent then to another part of the body for utilization. Within the Endocrine System, the Hypothalamus and the Pituitary (in conjunction with the brain) are the "master regulators" upon which all regulatory function of all other elements of metabolism […]

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