Chronic Candida – Is It Really All About Yeast?

Chronic Candida – Is It Really All About Yeast?

In recent years the increased awareness of molds, fungus, and yeasts in our food and environment has led many health practitioners to look at these organisms in association with chronic illness. For years, alternative health practitioners have recognized the relevance of diet, lifestyle, stress, digestive problems, parasitic and yeast infections as causative agents in chronic…


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Could You Be Hypothyroid?

Could You Be Hypothyroid?

There are approximately 20 million people who take thyroid medication. Current research indicates that an additional 13 million Americans may be undiagnosed for low thyroid function. Why are so many left undiagnosed? One reason may be inadequate testing for thyroid hormone levels and the sole reliance by medical practitioners on these lab results for a…


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“Men”opause – Male Hormones

“Men”opause – Male Hormones

The “mid-life crisis” that affects men in their 40’s and 50’s has never been well understood in medical terms. We now know that men go through hormonal changes in their middle years, just like women do. It’s been termed “andropause”, and it can be just as debilitating and emotionally challenging as menopause can be for…


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Metabolic Syndrome and Weight Loss

Metabolic Syndrome and Weight Loss

According to the American Heart Association, 20-25% of adults suffer from Metabolic Syndrome. This is the equivalent of 58-73 million men and women across the country. Many of these people may not know that they have Metabolic Syndrome and simply think they are having a terribly tough time losing weight. What they do not realize…


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Meet The Estrogen Family

Meet The Estrogen Family

Estrogen is the surname for a family of three similar hormones – Estrone (E1), Estradiol (E2) and Estriol (E3).  Women who are on bio-identical hormone replacement therapy may be familiar with the different estrogens by name but not really know the differences between them.  Understanding the role each form of estrogen plays in the balance…


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