Hormones are chemicals that are made by your endocrine glands. The glands release hormones into your bloodstream to be carried to the appropriate body part.
It’s difficult for you to function properly when your hormones are out of balance. A hormone imbalance can cause weight gain or mood swings that affect your day-to-day life. Taking hormones can help people whose bodies don’t make enough of a certain hormone, or whose hormone levels are unbalanced.
Bioidentical hormones are just one type of man-made hormones available. Of all the hormones out there, the bioidentical type is the closest to the real thing. These hormones are chemically identical to the ones your body makes, so you can absorb them easily. Bioidentical hormones are made in a laboratory and can come in different forms.
Kavinace is off the market. Where did Kavinace go? And What Do I Do Now? Kavinace by Neuroscience is no longer available for sale as a dietary supplement. In mid-April 2019 Neuroscience and several other companies received warning letters from the FDA saying that they cannot make products containing 4-amino-3phenylbutyric acid anymore. Reason being, the […]
One of the most common issues we hear from our patients is trouble sleeping. People often have trouble falling asleep and also trouble staying asleep. Both are related the adrenal hormone cortisol. We have been getting a lot of questions about sleep, so below are two questions from a couple of readers. Question from Norma, […]
Adrenal fatigue can have a significant impact on sleep. The main cause being that in adrenal fatigue the adrenal glands release cortisol in a dysfunctional manner. The adrenal glands release cortisol in a 24-hour diurnal curve. In a perfect scenario: Cortisol is highest in the morning and will slowly decrease over the afternoon. At night […]
Yes, cortisol can affect your sleep. It can cause: Insomnia Waking in the night Falling asleep before the sun sets Cannot get up in the morning Exhaustion during the day Not to mention, poor sleep over time can negatively affect your waistline, immune function, and mood. I am going to explain further why cortisol levels […]
Adrenal Fatigue, also known as adrenal insufficiency or adrenal dysfunction is a broad and heated topic. There are many theories and opinions concerning adrenal fatigue, which makes it a controversial issue in healthcare community today. The majority of the conventional medical community does not recognize Adrenal Fatigue as a real diagnosis. However, some experts […]