Category Archives for "Hormones"

What Are the Signs of Hormonal Imbalance?

When most people hear the word “hormones” they think of estrogen and testosterone, the main sex hormones. But the body’s endocrine system produces a wide variety of hormones which control most major bodily functions, from hunger and heart rate to mood and reproduction. When hormone levels are imbalanced, it can negatively affect the entire body. […]

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Thyroid and Sleep: Can Hypothyroidism Cause Insomnia?

When it comes to your thyroid and sleep, most people associate an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) with insomnia because it can cause feelings of nervousness and anxiety, making it harder to fall asleep. However, what many patients don’t realize is that an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) is more commonly associated with insomnia. In this blog, we will […]

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Syncing Brain Productivity With Your Menstrual Cycle

While the eight-to-five workday may suit a man’s physiology, female researchers are finding women can capitalize on periods of heightened creativity, productivity, enhanced communication, and reflection depending on where they are in their menstrual cycle. We tend to think of female hormonal cycles as problematic or negative, but the truth is they can facilitate different […]

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