Let’s talk about hormones! Part 3: Estrogen and Progesterone

Posted by on Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 in Hormones

If you’ve been reading the “Let’s talk about hormones!” series, you’ll have seen that the hormone system is rather incredible with its complexity, control and elegance.  We tend to think about things in very simple terms, that one hormone does one thing, and increasing or decreasing the hormone level directly controls that one thing. However, […]

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Let’s talk about hormones! Part 2: Growth Hormone

Posted by on Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 in Hormones

So in the last post we talked a bit about Thyroid hormone and its function in the body.  This time, let’s get into a hormone that’s a little less well known but that plays an interesting role in anti-aging (among other things).  Human Growth Hormone (HGH) is a very complex hormone and we probably don’t […]

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Let’s talk about hormones! Part 1: The Thyroid

Posted by on Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 in Hormones

Hormones are a common theme in Naturopathic Medicine.  Many people come in with complaints that can be linked back to hormone imbalances.  As such, support around those hormones can have benefits in a number of different areas. In this posting, I’ll cover some basic information about Thyroid : its biology, the functions of thyroid hormones […]

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