What Are Semaglutide Peptides?

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Semaglutide is a peptide-based medication that is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists. Semaglutide is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring hormone called GLP-1, which is produced by the intestines in response to food intake. GLP-1 helps to regulate blood […]

How Hormone Deficiencies Can Cause Fatigue

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How Hormone Deficiencies Can Cause Fatigue Energy level is a profound marker into our health. Energy is the force that gives us life and when we feel our energy is low and fatigue is taking over, we know something might be interfering with our health and potential! One of the main causes of fatigue is […]

The Connection Between Blood Clots And Hormones

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    Why are blood clots a listed side effect of birth control? About 20 million American women use hormonal contraception and most women are unaware of the fact that blood clotting is a listed side effect. Why? Synthetic estrogen is often used in birth control and estrogens can increase coagulation by modulating the synthesis […]

Breast Cancer and Estrogen Therapy: Know the Entire Story

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About 80% of all breast cancers are “ER-positive.” That is a massive number of breast cancers related to the hormone estrogen! So it’s no wonder women are often concerned about taking an estrogen hormone replacement. Interestingly enough, about 80% of women diagnosed with breast cancer each year are aged 45 or older. Pause for a […]

Varicose veins: Causes and solutions

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What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins that usually affect the legs because standing and walking increase the pressure in the veins of the lower body. Blood from the legs should pump towards the heart, but if the valves weaken or are damaged, the blood can flow backward and collect in the […]

Eight ways to boost progesterone

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Red light therapy Red light therapy (RLT) is a treatment that uses low wavelength red light to reportedly lower stress, improve your skin’s appearance, and reduce aging. A recent study by Joov looked at how red light therapy affected women. “Women: Progesterone levels increased in post-menopausal and pre-menopausal women in both groups…The preliminary results suggest […]

One common cause of PMS and how to solve it

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PMS is often a sign to check the engine light. Why does PMS happen? Like many health conditions, the causes are multifaceted. Below is one possible cause of PMS. Estrogen rises to its highest levels at ovulation which occurs between days 12 to 16. PMS in cycling women is most common around ovulation and in […]

How progesterone helps PCOS

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  Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is one of the most common causes of infertility among women of reproductive age. It is an endocrine disorder with inflammatory aspects leading to a lack of ovulation. The name polycystic ovary syndrome describes the numerous small cysts (fluid-filled sacs) that form in the ovaries. PCOS is often related […]

8 Science-backed ways to boost testosterone

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Testosterone is a hormone found in both males and females that support reproductive health, sexual health, and general well-being. 10–40% of men around the world suffer from testosterone deficiency, and that number is increasing. Testosterone deficiency is common in women (primarily those over 40). Symptoms of inadequate testosterone in men: low sex drive, low energy, […]

7 Science-backed ways to solve estrogen dominance

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Estrogen dominance is a condition of a person having deficient, normal, or excessive estrogen but little or no progesterone to balance its effects in the body. Estrogen is crucial for day-to-day functioning. It regulates menstruation, hunger, satiety, insulin sensitivity, helps you metabolize cholesterol, contributes to bone density, and more. However, sustained monthly estrogen dominance leads […]