Is Your Monthly Cycle Controlling Your Life?

Does it make you feel “out of control” and emotional? Many women accept premenstrual syndrome (PMS) as a normal part of life that they just have to deal with. This monthly mayhem does not have to be a part of life though! These monthly changes in mood, appetite, energy and sleep patterns are an annoying […]

Steroid Hormones Explained

Glossary Estrogens ESTRONE E1 ESTRADIOL E2 ESTRIOL E3 PROGESTERONE TESTOSTERONE CORTISOL MELATONIN DHEAS Estrogens Estrogens are a group of Female Sexual Steroid Hormones produced in the Ovaries and (to a lesser extent in males) the Testes. Estrogens raise HDL Cholesterol levels and lower LDL Cholesterol levels. Estrogens improve Blood Circulation to the Brain (and thereby […]

Falling pregnant is not always easy…

  Having a baby is a precious gift and conceiving should be an easy, natural process. Sadly for many couples it is an extremely distressing experience as they struggle to  conceive and/or maintain a pregnancy. The causes of infertility are many and varied, and affect both females and males. Sometimes the man’s sperm count is […]