While most people think of testosterone as a male sex hormone, it’s important to understand that everyone—both men and women—need a certain amount of testosterone to experience optimal health. If you’re feeling tired, sluggish, and unfocused, low testosterone could be to blame.
The impacts of stress are undeniable. Stress can cause weight gain, poor sleep, depression, irritability, and general fatigue. And while, for many of us, summer is a time to be intentional about stress relief, by the time Fall arrives, we’re right back to our jam-packed schedules and soaring stress levels.
Though barely the size of a pea, the pituitary gland sits at the base of the skull and “commands” control of your body through the hormones it produces. As your body signals needs, your pituitary gland responds by secreting hormones to help—whatever the situation.
Americans have been using plastic containers and lids to store, save, and transport food for decades. In the 1948, an American plastics company called Tupperware held its first ever, “Tupperware party.” Since then, millions of bowls, measuring cups, and storage containers bearing the Tupperware label have been sold and used.
Inflammation is one of the hottest new buzzwords in the health world. It’s easy to discern that too much inflammation is bad for our bodies. But do you know why?
Our bodies contain an amazing array of systems and processes, most which happen without us consciously doing anything. But when one organ starts to struggle, it can lead to a break down in other systems that may seem unrelated. And that’s when we’re most likely to notice that something’s not right.
Have you felt the effects of aging on your sex life? Do you ever wish that sex could be as enjoyable and easy as it was ten or twenty years ago? Does it feel like your libido left town sometime after your fiftieth birthday?
Ever since its development in the early 19th century, homeopathic medicine has produced results for millions of people throughout the world. Homeopathy works on the principle that the body is its own best healer, and homeopathic medicines are formulated to stimulate the body's own immune system and vital energies.
It’s the one thing that distinguishes the living from the dead: the ability to reproduce. The trillions of cells in our bodies replicate themselves over and again, replacing dying cells with new cells—carbon copies of the previous cell—thanks to DNA.
With chillier weather right around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking about how to plan for one of the worst parts of the year: cold and flu season. We all notice that we start feeling under the weather right around the holidays, when stress, bad weather, and holiday eating habits all take a toll on our bodies.
Sugar is often hidden in foods when we don’t even realize it, even if they’re not necessarily “sweet”. Foods like flavored yogurts, cereal, crackers, smoothies, instant oatmeal, sauces, bread, salad dressing, and sports drinks can have large amounts of sugar.
People may not realize that their diets actually have a lot to do with their hormones. What you put in your body can dramatically affect the way that it functions, and people may be surprised to find that their diet may be at the root of their hormone imbalances. Hormone levels can be extremely easy to throw off, especially with age.
Health can be confusing, even to the most conscious person. The human body is incredibly complicated and relies on thousands of thousands of natural substances and processes to sustain its functions. At ProBLEN, we want to do our part to help you understand what your body needs and how these functions work.
Contrary to popular belief, hormones control a lot more than just moods. Our hormones can control the way that our bodies work, how we feel, and how we recover from injuries. Hormones are part of the endocrine system, and they regulate metabolism, growth, tissue function, sleep, and sexual functions.