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Stress Hurts, and Not Just Mentally

Stress Hurts, and Not Just Mentally

If you’ve ever found yourself in a stressful situation - and chances are you have at some point in your life - you may have noticed some surprising physical symptoms, such as sweaty palms or a sick feeling in your stomach. This is because stress doesn’t just affect us mentally or emotionally - it also affects us physically.

Acne and Skin Issues

It’s true, stress does trigger acne in some people. It can also trigger psoriasis and other skin issues.

Weight Fluctuations

There are several ways stress can interfere with weight gain, weight loss and appetite. Everyone is affected differently by stress, but one of the most common concerns with stress is fluctuation of weight caused by emotional responses like overeating or even overeating caused by an imbalance of the stress hormone cortisol.

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MAY
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What Are Hormones and Why Do They Matter?

What Are Hormones and Why Do They Matter?
​ You've heard about hormones your entire life, especially during those awkward years in school, but many people still don't understand exactly what they are and why they matter so much in regulating everything in your body, from your libido to your sleep. What Are Hormones? The most basic explanation is that hormones are your body's chemical messe...
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MAR
02

5 Signs of Hormone Imbalance

5 Signs of Hormone Imbalance
Hormones, the body's messengers, are some of the most important regulators in the body. They can affect everything from metabolism to digestion and even sex drive. Perfectly balanced hormones require extremely complex processes in the body to work perfectly, and when they don't, things can start to get complicated quickly. Here are just a few of th...
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JAN
31

Why Bio Identical Hormone Therapy Creams Work Best

Why Bio Identical Hormone Therapy Creams Work Best
The benefits of natural, or bio identical, hormone therapy are impressive, and over the years there have been several methods developed to deliver the hormones our bodies desperately need to stay balanced. These include hormone creams, pills, pellets and patches. Deciding on which delivery method is best for you can be a confusing part of hormone t...
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